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Experiences & Life Lessons from the Road

Family around campfire, in front of Keystone Cougar fifth wheel.
Tina and Craig Klinefelter standing outside their RV with binoculars, looking for wildlife.
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Trading Our Dream Home for Our Dream Life

Stories from the Road: A house isn’t always a home; the Klinefelters found their true home in an RV on the road.

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Takuma Sato's race car zooms down the Indy 500 track.
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No Attack, No Chance:

There’s one thing Takuma Sato has known since he was a young boy. He wants to drive and he wants to drive fast. Intense conditioning, concentration and courage are what it takes to compete against the world’s most talented drivers in auto racing. Luckily this 42-year-old Japanese driver has all three. Join him as he reflects on the greatest wins and losses of his career and see what it takes to prepare for the biggest race of them all, the Indy 500.

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A father lifts his son as they ski down a snowy mountain in Washington.
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Crazy Baby

Professional skier Andy Mahre and photographer/entrepreneur Shannon Mahre know a thing or two about living a life of adventure, but things changed when little Ryder joined their crew. See how they maintain their on-the-go lifestyle and keep adventure alive on and off the slopes.

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A Class C RV sits next to a bank on the Blackfoot River in Montana.
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Finding Strength and Redemption

The Blackfoot River, known for its exquisite fly fishing and rushing rapids for kayaking, stretches 75 miles through scenic Southwest Montana. Look a little closer, and you’ll also discover the water’s healing nature and ability to strengthen the mind, body and soul. Knowing this, First Descents invited a group of young adults impacted by cancer to experience the river’s restorative effects and draw themselves closer to nature through an RV camping experience. Watch their journey as they paddle toward relief and recovery on the Blackfoot River.

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Window to Wells, Maine

The Class Family shares the view out of their full-time home on the road, where the great outdoors becomes their kids' back yard.

The Class children playing outside under an apple tree.
Robert Fields pulls his kayak across a sandy beach that he's unloaded from this Cougar travel trailer.
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Road to Water with Robert Field

In 2015, Robert Field ditched the 9 to 5 grind to pursue his passion for kayaking, fishing and videography. Now you can find Robert where the water meets the road, producing films for Yakfish TV and living as a fulltime RVer in a Keystone Cougar. His home on wheels affords him the ability to travel to new places, meet new people and, most importantly, catch new fish.

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Stephanie Puglisi looking out over Assateague State Park with wild ponies grazing a few yards away.
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Window to Berlin, Maryland

Jeremy and Stephanie Puglisi show off their view in Maryland and prove that the best parts of RV life are the things you can't plan.

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Craig Klinefelter enjoying a cup of coffee as he looks out the window at the mountains of Banff.
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A Window to Banff, Alberta, Canada

Craig Klinefelter has seen plenty of impressive landscapes in his life on the road. Here, he shares his view into the natural beauty of Banff National Park.

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A Guide to Skiing North America All Year

Ryan Barrick lives out of his RV so he can chase the snow and ski year-round. Check out his favorite slopes from coast to coast.

An RV parked on the side of the road next to a ski resort, with a mountain in the background.
Family sitting around fire in front of Airstream, hung lights.
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A Roadmap to Family

Stories from the Road: Katie & Nate Wells pass their love of traveling down to their kids; the fourth generation inheriting a legacy of adventure.

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Juli & Jordan Cote stand in front of wooden fence and log barn, Juli with sunglasses and blanket wrapped around her and Jordan with a baseball hat on.
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Hitting the Road Full-Time

Stories from the Road: Seven years ago, if you’d told Jordan that he and his partner Juli would be living on the road full-time, he would’ve laughed. But they wouldn’t change their motorhome life for the world.

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Family stargazes in the mountains of Austria next to their Class B RV from Hymer.
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To the Stars

For centuries, humans have relied on the stars for navigation. Although our maps and GPSs are now conveniently located in our pockets, the stars can still guide us, inspire curiosity and motivate new adventures. See how young explorers Millie and Oscar escaped the city lights to soak up the stars and create unforgettable family time with their parents on a weekend getaway through the Alps.

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Football stadium, with red seats, and a green field at the 50 yard line.
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Tailgating Trip Guides

If you ever find yourself in the South for a football game, be sure to check out some of these tailgating trip guides and make the most of your fan-filled visit.

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Participants from First Descents gather around a Jayco Class C RV in Joshua Tree National Park.
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The Healing Power of Outdoor Adventure

First Descents is an organization dedicated to providing life changing experiences for young adults impacted by cancer. Read the story of two women who rediscovered their strength by embarking on an RV adventure in Joshua Tree.

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A Window to Hopkins, Michigan

Honey Shea shares a view from her tried-and-true camping spot in West Michigan. Why mess with a good thing?

A vase of roses, a bowl of crisp apples and a glowing candle that reads "Home" sit on an RV table in front of a foggy window to the outdoors.
Window To The World RV view looking out to the ocean in Key West, Florida
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A Window to Key West, Florida

With such a beautiful view out their RV window in Key West, Max and Marie couldn't help but want to share it.

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Window to Marin County, California
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Window to Marin County, California

As full-time RVers, Kelsey and Scott have their pick of amazing views—like this one from Nicasio Reservoir in Northern California.

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Window to Valensole, France
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Window to Valensole, France

Ariel & Eva share their view of the lavender fields of the Valensole area during the flowering days just before the annual harvest.

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Window to Franklin County, Idaho
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Window to Franklin County, Idaho

For Jason Talbot, the trails of Southern Idaho are nature's perfect playground.

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Window to Lake Havasu, Arizona
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Window to Lake Havasu, Arizona

Mel and Tony Flammia share the view that came from taking a totally new perspective on life.

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Window to Crested Butte, Colorado
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Window to Crested Butte, Colorado

Mariela and Santi share their favorite fairytale landscape from Crested Butte, Colorado.

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Window to Marble Canyon, Arizona
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Window to Marble Canyon, Arizona

Karen shares a glimpse of the all-consuming beauty of the Vermillion Cliffs of Arizona.

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Window to Homer, Alaska
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Window to Homer, Alaska

There's no journey too far for Jason Anderson and Dawn Robbins when they hit the road with their RV.

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Window to Zion National Park
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Window to Zion National Park

For Nate Wells, giving his kids the view to a wondrous world is just the very beginning of their adventures.

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A man fishing on a river, surrounded by aquatic grass and green sky.
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A Guide to Kayak Fishing Through Texas

Robert Field quit his job to become a full-time traveler and angler, and he’s never looked back. Here are his favorite spots for kayak fishing in Texas, and a few tips about the Lone Star state.

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Window to Grand Teton National Park
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Window to Grand Teton National Park

Jordan Coté loves sharing the changing view outside his window with his wife Juli.

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Window to Southern Oregon
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Window to Southern Oregon

Where the ocean meets the Oregon shore is where Aubrey Janelle feels most alive.

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Family of four walking around large Class C motorhome at White Sands in New Mexico.
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How Camping Brought Us Together

Stories from the Road: The Registers come alive when they’re outside. Here’s how camping became an essential part of their family.

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View outside the front screen door of an RV, looking out at a farm field, with brown mountains in the background.
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Window to Yuma, AZ

For Dave & Kathy Boland, there’s nothing sweeter than a farm landscape.

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Black and white cat with a collar and harness, looking out the window at rocky dirt and scattered pine trees.
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Window to Canary Islands, Spain

Chiara Martinelli shares the view with her partner, Fra, and their cat, Ñime.

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Interior shot of an RV, with cream colored couch, hanging plants and beige curtains, and pine trees outside the window.
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Window to Golden, British Columbia, Canada

Kristiana Spaulding proves you don’t have to be a thrill-seeker to enjoy the outdoors.

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A man fishing on a lake at the base of a mountain.
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A Guide to Fly Fishing Through Colorado

Marshall Miller on his top four favorite places in Colorado for fishing, epic scenery and outdoor adventure.

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Steaming cup of coffee, next to a metal French press, in front of an RV window.
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Window to Terlingua, TX

Laura Austin takes her morning coffee with a splash of scenery.

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Four young kids sitting at an RV table playing and coloring, with desert mountains out the window.
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Window to Waco, TX

Coley Kuyper and her kids let the changing scenery inspire their imaginations.

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A view from the inside of an RV looking out the doorway to Kelvedon Beach, in Tasmania, Australia. With Sarah Glover in the background looking out to the ocean.
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Window to Kelvedon Beach, Tasmania, Australia

Kat Parker shares one of her favorite views from Australia.

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Natalie Allen climbing on top of Entegra Class C RV in the desert.
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Snapshot of Adventure

Stories from the Road: How capturing the Sonoran desert led to Natalie Allen becoming a full-time photojournalist.

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Palm trees at sunset, seen through an oblong, rounded Airstream Travel Trailer RV window.
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Window to Crystal Cove State Park, CA

Stacey Powers shows off the natural beauty of Laguna Beach.

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A view from the outside of an RV looking into the RV showing Christina Griffin's dogs.
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Window to Miramar Beach, FL

Mack & Christina Griffin make the case for traveling to look inward.

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A view from the inside of an RV looking out the window to Coles Bay, in Tasmania, Australia.
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Window to Coles Bay, Tasmania, Australia

Sarah Glover takes us to Tasmania for a peek at Freycinet National Park.

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A view from the inside of an RV looking out the window to the Twin Lakes, in Colorado.
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Window to Twin Lakes, CO

A majestic mountain view is Beth Johnston’s preferred way to wake up.

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Image of Sarah Schultz and her family overlooking the ocean from a clifftop during a sunset.
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Revived by Travel

Stories from the Road: How travel blogger and mom, Sarah Schulz, found family balance through camping and road trips.

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Amber Thrane and her family roasting marshmallows over a fire next to an Airstream Travel Trailer RV, with the ocean in the background.
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Camping Wrong Made Right

Stories from the Road: A tale of tent camping, wild bears and cold winds that led to the Thrane family finding the joy in RV adventures.

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A sunset view out an RV window, facing the landscape of Badlands National Park.
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Window to Badlands, SD

The Jurgy family offers a peek at the unexpected beauty of the Great Plains.

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Snowy mountain peaks in the distance, seen through an oblong, rounded RV window.
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Window to Mammoth Mountain, CA

Stacey Powers shares her favorite spot for breathtaking views and hitting the slopes.

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A view of the Big Sur coastline, looking out from an RV window.
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Window to Big Sur, CA

Try not to be too jealous of Anthony Tori's view on Highway 1.

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A blonde woman and a small blonde child snuggled in blankets in an RV bed, looking out the window at a beautiful view.
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Window to Carlsbad, CA

Amber Thrane shares a family moment from her spot by the beach.

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Black and white photo of a curly haired dog looking out the front windshield of an RV.
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Window to Hood Canal, WA

Jeffrey Shipley gives us a glimpse into a beautiful waterfront hidden in Washington and his dog, Andie.

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