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Myrtle Beach State Park

Myrtle Beach State Park

For our big vacation this year, our family chose to visit Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It has been at least ten years since we have visited Myrtle Beach as a family and this would be our first trip in a camper. Since we have had such good experiences with Virginia State Parks, we decided to
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How to Stabilize Your RV

How to Stabilize Your RV

For owners of longer, tandem-axle trailers, getting the camper to quick shaking and bouncing is quite a chore. There are high-end stabilizing systems available for some trailers, however they are usually only available on the high-end models and come with a high-end price tag. The rest of us don’t have to continue to put up
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How to Make the Best of Rainy Camping Days

I sit here writing this post after three straight days of rain at Myrtle Beach. Before we arrived on Saturday, there was a burn ban in effect due to a drought. That has been our only day of sun so far.  As a matter of fact, this area received so much rain that the burn
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First Landing State Park

First Landing State Park in Virginia Beach, Virginia is a campground that we discovered a couple of years ago and have returned to every year since. First Landing is located on the inlet to the Chesapeake Bay with beach access and very convenient to all that Virginia Beach has to offer. This park is also
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Replacing an Outside Shower

Replacing an Outside Shower

Last year I forgot to open the valves on our outside shower when I winterized our camper. When I checked everything out this spring, I found that the shower was leaking. Apparently it froze and burst over the winter. This is an inexpensive and simple repair. I found the shower valve at my local RV
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Your Propane Gas Detector

Your Propane Gas Detector

  Most RVs carry liquefied petroleum gas, also known as LP Gas or propane, for use in many appliances. You are likely to find it used for heating and cooking as well as for the refrigerator and water heater. As useful as propane is, it is a very dangerous gas that can turn your RV
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Top Five Camping Etiquette Tips

Top Five Camping Etiquette Tips

  I generally try to accommodate everyone I come across. Unfortunately, I let some people get to me and it ruins my trip. I understand that everyone is out to have a good time and relax and that their purpose is not to get under someone’s skin, however there are some things that just get
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We Flooded Our Camper!

We Flooded Our Camper!

OK, so it wasn’t that bad. but we did have to deal with some water. For Father’s Day weekend, we decided to head out to a nearby campground at Pocahontas State Park. We love coming out here because it is close to home and they have a great water park that is included in the
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Holiday Travel Park, VA Beach

Holiday Travel Park, VA Beach

We typically spend our time at smaller campgrounds however this year we decided to try out a large campground during one of the busiest weekends of the year. The decision was made back in February to try out Holiday Travel Park in Va Beach (http://www.campingvb.com) for Memorial Day weekend and we made our reservations for
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Holiday Travel Park, VA Beach

We typically spend our time at smaller campgrounds however this year we decided to try out a large campground in Virginia Beach during one of the busiest weekends of the year. The decision was made back in February to try out Holiday Travel Park in Va Beach (http://www.campingvb.com) for Memorial Day weekend and we made
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