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RV Weight: The Most Important Question New RVers Don’t Ask

When shopping for a new RV, many people make decisions on looks, features, and layouts. One often overlooked component of the RVing buying process – and RVing in general – is RV weight. Understanding the importance of RV weight is critical for not only knowing how much stuff you can bring on your RV adventures. …

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10 Things We Looked for When Buying Our Used Class A Motorhome

Are you buying a used motorhome? Shopping for used RVs is quite a bit different than looking at used cars. There’s more to pay attention to with a home on wheels. Read on to learn what we looked for when buying our used Class A motorhome. From engine to floorplan, there is a lot to …

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We Renovated A 20 Year-Old Truck Camper Into A Luxury Overland Vehicle

In April 2021, we purchased a 2011 Ram 5500 and a 2000 Bigfoot 3000 Series Truck camper. Over the summer months, we completely renovated the inside and built up the outside into a luxury off-road overlanding vehicle. The Bigfoot Truck Camper The 2000 Bigfoot 3000 series was in excellent condition when we bought it but …

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What Happened To Mortons on the Move? July 2021 Update

Caitlin and Tom Morton share a July 2021 update about what’s happening with Mortons on the Move, where they are, what they’ve been up to, and what to expect for the next few months. From a loss in the family to a new truck camper and adventure plans, don’t miss this update to find out …

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Think a One-Ton Truck Is Big Enough to Pull Your Camper? You May Be Wrong

A one-ton truck is a hefty truck by any standards, but is it big enough to pull or carry your camper or the one you want to buy? That’s an important question, and the answer depends on several factors. A little knowledge goes a long way! Let’s investigate.  What Is a One-Ton Truck?  Pickup trucks …

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Is Boondocking Dangerous? 9 Scariest Boondocking Experiences

In this article, we are recounting our 9 scariest boondocking experiences in our 5 years of full-time RV life. We hope to help you answer the question: “Is boondocking safe?”   What is Boondocking? Before we start, let’s first explain what boondocking is. Boondocking means RVing without hookups and is also known as dry camping. That …

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RV Travels Through California, Oregon, & Washington

​​Our summer 2017 was jam-packed with new places. We hit 7 National Parks and 1 National Monument as our RV travels took us through California, Oregon, and Washington. While they were not new states—we’d hit them all coming south the previous fall—we hit new regions of these states with only minor overlap.  RV Travels, May …

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Quartzsite, AZ – Xscapers RV Convergence

Travel Stage: After Palm Springs CA, before Lake Havasu and SedonaDate Range: January 13-27, 2017Summary:  We have an amazing, whirlwind, everyone-got-sick, made-lots-of-friends, energizing, inspiring, exhausting time at the Xscapers RV Convergence in Quartzsite, Arizona!​ ​We arrived in Quartzsite on a beautiful sunny day! The Xscapers group had chosen to set up camp near Dome Rock …

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Back Thru Michigan – Summer 2016

Travel Stage: After Kentucky & Indiana, Before heading to the Upper PeninsulaDate Range: May 28 – June 17, 2016Summary: We swing back through the Lower Peninsula of Michigan for a couple weeks visiting friends and family we haven’t seen since we took off on this adventure 9 months ago. Not to mention Michigan is AWESOME …

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The New Year – Kicking off 2016 in Jacksonville

Travel Stage:  After Jekyll, we headed to Jacksonville for a few daysDate Range:  Dec 30, 2015 – Jan 3, 2016Summary: After our overnight in Jekyll Island, we boondock in Jacksonville over the New Year!  After a hectic couple of days of hitting Hilton Head, Botany Bay, leaving Yemassee, a short but sweet stay in Savannah, …

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Virginia – Family, Hiking, and Horsing Around

Travel Stage: Left West Virginia -> Fishersville, Virginia Travel Date: November 5 – 9, 2015 Summary: After our lovely time in West Virginia, we pack up and head to Fishersville, Virginia where we park on our cousins’ farm for a few days, play with their kids, ride some horses, taste some wine, and overall have …

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Wild and Wonderful West Virginia

Travel Stage: 3 Weeks of Housesitting in Alderson, West VirginiaDate Range: October 13 – November 5, 2015Summary: We explore the wild and wonderful West Virginia! From beautiful outdoors, to 500ft tall telescopes, and haunted houses, we leave no stone unturned.   ​ We had 3 weeks in West Virginia housesitting for our cousins Paul and …

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