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Road to Water with Robert Field
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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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Our First Lessons in Driving an RV
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Our First Lessons in Driving an RV

When the Hambrick family rented their first RV, they did a ton of research and preparation–but still had to learn a few lessons.

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The Healing Power of Outdoor Adventure
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The Healing Power of Outdoor Adventure

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Window to Canary Islands, Spain
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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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Blackened Rockfish Tacos with Traditional Chimichurri and Fire Roasted Tortillas

While slightly more involved, this fish taco recipe makes a dazzling feast to enjoy with friends.

Blackened Rockfish Tacos with Traditional Chimichurri and Fire Roasted Tortillas
Window to Golden, British Columbia, Canada
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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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Window to Terlingua, TX
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Window to Terlingua, TX

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

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First Time Changing a Flat Tire While RVing
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First Time Changing a Flat Tire While RVing

A flat tire is no big deal—but do the rules change when you’ve got an RV in tow? Laura Austin finds out.

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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.

A Guide to Kayak Fishing Through Texas
We loved our home away from home.
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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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Window to Waco, TX
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Window to Waco, TX

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

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Campfire Bacon Artichoke Frittata
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Campfire Bacon Artichoke Frittata

This elevated take on a classic breakfast frittata may make you want eggs for lunch and dinner, too.

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A Guide to Fly Fishing Through Colorado
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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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Window to Kelvedon Beach, Tasmania, Australia
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Window to Kelvedon Beach, Tasmania, Australia

Kat Parker shares one of her favorite views from Australia.

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Our First Camping Trip with Kids

A few growing pains are a part of the adventure, right? Amber Thrane shares a few hard-won tips.

Our First Camping Trip with Kids
Gold and Red Beet Carpaccio with Honey Balsamic Reduction
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Gold and Red Beet Carpaccio with Honey Balsamic Reduction

A colorful, satisfying side dish with the power to make anyone into a beet lover.

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Hauling Toys: Racecars
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Hauling Toys: Racecars

See racing expert Kyle Padelford use an RV to haul his car 

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Clams in White Wine Cream Sauce with Spicy Dutch-Oven Cornbread
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Clams in White Wine Cream Sauce with Spicy Dutch-Oven Cornbread

When life gives you clams, make this restaurant-worthy dish with camping-level ease.

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First Time RVing in Winter Weather
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First Time RVing in Winter Weather

If bad weather can find a way to sabotage travel plans, it will. Here, Kalen Thorien shares some of the winter weather lessons she’s learned the hard way.

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Chia Power Bliss Balls
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Chia Power Bliss Balls

Chia seeds, oats and nuts are combined with a sweet twist for the perfect on-the-go snack.

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Snapshot of Adventure
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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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Mint Snap Pea Salad
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Mint Snap Pea Salad

Snappy, minty, crunchy, this salad recipe is full of flavor—and puns.

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Window to Crystal Cove State Park, CA
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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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Campfire Hazelnut Cherry Bananas Foster with French Toast and Whipped Cream
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Campfire Hazelnut Cherry Bananas Foster with French Toast and Whipped Cream

Take all your favorite memories from camping as a kid, and add cherries and hazelnuts for one very grown-up campfire dessert.

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Window to Miramar Beach, FL
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Window to Miramar Beach, FL

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

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Caesar Salad with Grilled Asparagus, Soft-Boiled Egg and Lox
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Caesar Salad with Grilled Asparagus, Soft-Boiled Egg and Lox

Classic Caesar salad with a twist for people who love strong flavors and elevated ingredients.

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Window to Coles Bay, 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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Campfire-Sautéed Mushrooms and Fiddleheads with Sunny-Side Eggs
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Campfire-Sautéed Mushrooms and Fiddleheads with Sunny-Side Eggs

With fiddlehead ferns and mushrooms, this egg dish will give you a taste of the forest, wherever you go.

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Our First RV Drive through New York City
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Our First RV Drive through New York City

An RV can take you anywhere—but the Jurgys test the limit by driving through Times Square.

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Spit-Roasted Trout in Grape Leaves with Morels, Carrots and Fennel
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Spit-Roasted Trout in Grape Leaves with Morels, Carrots and Fennel

Embrace all your favorite rustic summer flavors with this show-stopping fish recipe.

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Window to Twin Lakes, CO
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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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Revived by Travel
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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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Last Night’s Potatoes with Eggs and Lonza Sausage
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Last Night’s Potatoes with Eggs and Lonza Sausage

Make a feast out of humble leftovers with this inspired breakfast recipe.

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My First Night in a Storm
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My First Night in a Storm

Into every life, a little rain must fall. But what happens when the rain gets inside your RV?

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Our First Trip as RV Owners
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Our First Trip as RV Owners

A tale of wind resistance, icy roads, surprise pranks and keeping family traditions alive from Jeffrey Shipley.

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Camping Wrong Made Right
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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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Cider-Poached Pork with Green Beans
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Cider-Poached Pork with Green Beans

The perfect homestyle, slow-cooked, comfort food recipe for a chilly day.

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Window to Badlands, SD
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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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My First Frigid Night in the RV
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My First Frigid Night in the RV

Cold weather can sneak up on you -- but Anthony Tori has some tips and tricks to share.

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Window to Mammoth Mountain, CA
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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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Mustard Tomahawk Steak with Mushrooms
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Mustard Tomahawk Steak with Mushrooms

All you need is a grill and a good steak for this deceptively simple dinner recipe.

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Window to Big Sur, CA
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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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Ricotta Shells with Tomatoes and Basil
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Ricotta Shells with Tomatoes and Basil

Pasta may be a staple on the road, but this dinner recipe gives an old standby a fresh twist.  

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Apricot Coconut Cream Whip
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Apricot Coconut Cream Whip

This recipe for creamy, sweet yogurt parfaits offers a sweet taste of summer for any time of day.

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Window to Carlsbad, CA
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Window to Carlsbad, CA

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

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Our First Black Water Mistake
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Our First Black Water Mistake

When the Griffins first hit the road, they had a lot to learn about black water.

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Window to Hood Canal, WA
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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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Creamy Berry Overnight Oats
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Creamy Berry Overnight Oats

Treat yourself to a low-key breakfast recipe that lets the flavor of seasonal berries shine.

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Old Bay Fried Scallops and Salad
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Old Bay Fried Scallops and Salad

A recipe for the perfect fresh seafood dinner when you’re camping on the coast.

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Campfire Pizza
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Campfire Pizza

How do you top a campfire pizza?

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Steamed Saltwater Fish and Ginger
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Steamed Saltwater Fish and Ginger

A simple recipe for fish that lets fresh-caught flavors take center stage.

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Dry Rubbed Smoked Ribs and Brisket
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Dry Rubbed Smoked Ribs and Brisket

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Lemon Miso Butterflied Chicken
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Lemon Miso Butterflied Chicken

This recipe for chicken turns out a show-stopping product with a few simple ingredients.

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Charcuterie Board and Oysters
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Charcuterie Board and Oysters

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Caramelized Maple Walnut Croissant Pudding
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Caramelized Maple Walnut Croissant Pudding

Who needs a four-star restaurant when you can make dessert this delicious wherever you are?

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Delicious cookies, RV style!

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Fried Greens with Bacon and Eggs
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Fried Greens with Bacon and Eggs

Upgrade your breakfast with this recipe, perfect for locally grown produce you find at roadside stands and farmers markets.

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