The Ultimate Vermont Road Trip


They don’t call Vermont the  Green Mountain State for nothing!  This New England gem is home to mountains, lakes, swimming holes, waterfalls, miles (and miles, and miles, and miles) of trails, lush green landscapes, and some of the best craft beer in the country.  What’s not to love? When should you visit?  Hit the road in the Summer for lush…

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10 Fire Tower Hikes in the Northeast US


From (roughly) the early to late 1900’s, forest fire observers watched over many areas of the Northeast United States from towers perched on the top of peaks around the region.  While in most places the observers are no longer scanning the landscape looking for signs of fires, some of the towers remain and have been preserved/restored for the enjoyment of…

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Top 3 Reasons to travel to your next race in a Campervan


Destination races have long been a way to couple vacations with a bit of competition.  Traveling to beautiful locales to compete in a running (or biking, or swimming … or whatever stokes your fire)  race is a great way to experience a new place and meet new people.  The logistics of traveling to a race can sometimes be tricky;  flights,…

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6 Planning Tips for Off-Season East Coast Camping


Off-Season camping is a wonderful experience.  The crowds have thinned and access to many campgrounds, trails, and parks is much easier.  We have been the only campers in a National Park campground on a weeknight in December!  The downside to the decreased volume of visitors in many areas is a decrease in demand for sites;  this leads to many camping…

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Arizona Camping Road Trip


  Hey Hey Hey! Our yearly Escape Campervan adventure strikes again.  In late April-early May we hit the road again for an adventure on wheels.  The destination this year? – an Arizona Road Trip!  So what happens when you pack 4 New Englanders into a campervan and put them in the desert?  You’re just going to have to keep reading…

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