On the Road

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

By Julie Snyder The hunt was on. Our mission? To find an idyllic coastal campsite within two hours of Portland. A scenic spot close to the beach that we could pop off to with a minimum of planning. What a silly idea. Campsites on the coast are scored far in

By Everett Potter Just in time for the ultimate road trip summer, Airstream, the legendary company that perfected the travel trailer, has unveiled two new models, the Basecamp 20 and the Basecamp 20X. Now that everyone seems to be itching for a self-drive RV getaway during this summer of social

By Everett Potter In this very challenging summer for travel, road trips have emerged as arguably the safest way to go. So it’s little wonder that New England, with its charming 18th and 19th century villages, as well as its dramatic seascapes, forests and mountains, remains a favorite destination. But

By Everett Potter If you’ve been daydreaming about a road trip in a RV this summer, you’re not alone. I recently tackled the subject in an article for Forbes article called Will 2020 Be The Year of RV Travel? The conclusion, I believe, is a resounding “yes.” RV’s offer a self-contained

  By Julie Snyder So what’s a couple to do when their thirtieth-anniversary travel adventure—a Transatlantic cruise on the Queen Mary 2 and two weeks in Italy—is derailed by a global pandemic? Buy a camper, of course. If we couldn’t comfortably travel to distant destinations, then we’d explore close to

By Everett Potter Will this be a banner year for RV travel? Consider that millions of cooped-up Americans are eager to get out and travel. Driving will be the preferred method of transportation and self-cocooning in some sort of RV would seem to be one of the most desirable ways

By Everett Potter AutoCamp, the California company which owns and operates luxury glamping resorts in Santa Barbara, Russian River Valley, and Yosemite National Park, has announced it will open a fourth location. The new AutoCamp is on Cape Cod, and is scheduled to open in the fall of 2020.   This