On the Road

  By Julie Snyder After the 10-plus-hour drive from Portland to the Bay Area that launched our trip (read Part One here), Joe suggested that we limit driving to no more than five hours a day. I’m a road warrior, and with a bed in the back of Van Go,

  Story & photos by Julie Snyder Wide awake in our Barstow, California hotel room at 3 a.m., Joe and I pondered our next move. Did we carry on east to the Grand Canyon despite the winter travel advisory and frigid temperatures? Or cancel our reservations and point Van Go

By Everett Potter Under Canvas, one of the leading glamping companies in the US, has just opened their latest resorts:  Under Canvas Acadia on the Maine coast and Under Canvas Lake Powell – Grand Staircase in Utah.     Under Canvas currently has seven other camps that are near some of

By Everett Potter For those intrigued by the concept of hitting the open road in a luxury van, the sage advice is to make plans now. Last summer was off the charts for such rentals and this year is already shaping up to outpace it, according to the folks at

By Julie Snyder The plan was simple enough. Point Van Go due north for the four-hour drive to Port Townsend, Washington, visit some friends living there, and overnight at a vintage hotel. The next day, head west to the Pacific Coast for beach time, then south to Lake Quinault Lodge

By Everett Potter While glamping reports seem to be popping up all over, one of the more successful players in the upscale glamping movement has been AutoCamp. Their signature look can be summed up in one word: Airstream. Each of their glamping locations utilizes customized Airstream travel trailers as the primary

By Everett Potter Leave it to Airstream, maker of the iconic “silver bullet” fleet of Airstream travel trailers, to create a mobile office travel trailer, the ultimate in remote working and travel environments. Their brand new Flying Cloud 30FB Office , which was unveiled today, features a dedicated office space, greater connectivity,

By Julie Snyder An enormous cherry pie perched atop the carefully packed provisions for our Van Go venture to southeastern Oregon. “What’s this?” I asked Joe. Space was tight in our VW camper, and a cumbersome pie wasn’t part of the plan. “Just a little campfire dessert,” said my sweet-toothed

By Brian E. Clark When my oldest son finished his college studies a decade ago, we decamped for the Rogue River in southwest Oregon for a mellow, four-day rafting and kayaking trip with OARS, an Angels Camp, CA-based outfitter. This past summer (2019), to toast my daughter’s graduation from high school,

  By Brian E. Clark For most Midwesterners, flying to New England this fall to see the brilliant changing hues of the region’s hardwoods is probably off the table. But you can still get your autumn-color fix. The rolling landscape of western Michigan in and around Ludington is an excellent