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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Road Trip Planning 101 (Escape Campervan Edition)


  Hooray! You’ve decided to head out on a road trip adventure! Now what? Planning a camping road trip can seem like a pretty daunting task. With depots all across the country, most of us are traveling to unfamiliar locations to pick up our Escape Campervans. Where do you go? Where should you camp? Don’t worry! I’ve got you covered…

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First Time Visitor’s Guide to Acadia National Park


  Thinking about checking off another box on your National Parks tour?  Spring is officially here, which means warmer temperatures and sunshine are finally on their way.  While there is fun to be had in all seasons, by far the best time to visit Acadia National Park is in the Summer and Fall.  So get ready to hit the road…

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Destination: Asheville, North Carolina


One of my favorite East Coast destinations has to be, without a doubt – Asheville, North Carolina.  It’s a quirky, bike-centric town in the mountains of western North Carolina with a young outdoorsy vibe, vibrant arts community, and phenomenal craft beer scene.  The surrounding area is a hiker’s and mountain biker’s dream, with hundreds of miles of state and national…

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