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Vintage 1917 Packard Motorhome For Sale

A vintage 1917 Packard Twin Six 25-foot motorhome that could be the oldest motorhome in the United States is currently listed for sale at Hemmings, the world’s largest collector car marketplace. Presently located in Afton, Oklahoma, this vintage motorhome is … Continue reading

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Cumberland Island: From Camping to the Carnegies

Explore Georgia’s Cumberland Island to witness the beauty of natural wilderness and historical intrigue. A trip to Cumberland Island can satisfy your mind’s curiosity with its historical secrets or relax it with tranquil scenery. Cumberland is one of the largest … Continue reading

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Goshen: The Maple City

Goshen is located in the heart of Amish Country. Almost all roads lead to this varied collection of beautifully restored turn-of-the-century buildings and tidy Victorian homes. Goshen is also laced with eclectic shops, specialty boutiques, and cozy cafés set throughout … Continue reading

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Nappanee: Embrace the Pace

Nappanee’s many shops, beautifully restored murals, and storied architecture can be enjoyed with a leisurely stroll. A window to another world, the quiet rhythms of Amish life—more than 3,500 Old Order Amish make their homes here—are revealed along back roads … Continue reading

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A Little Amish History

The Amish people in America are an old religious sect, direct descendants of the Anabaptists of sixteenth-century Europe who challenged the reforms of Martin Luther and others during the Protestant Reformation. They rejected infant baptism in favor of baptism (or re-baptism) as … Continue reading

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RV to Eastern Canada: 3 Great Destinations

From sea to sea, Canada is a land filled with fascinating places and amazing destinations for the RV traveler. But, where to travel? Here are three great RV destinations in Canada. Bay of Fundy (New Brunswick) A world-famous natural wonder, … Continue reading

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Best National Parks To Avoid the Crowds

From snow-capped glacial peaks to meandering coastal shorelines and from white sand deserts to steep gorges and canyons, some of America’s most awe-inspiring natural attractions are found within its extensive national park system. Most people know about the popular and … Continue reading

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Discover the Golden Isles: Little St. Simons Island & Historic Brunswick

Four beautiful isles—St. Simons, Little St. Simons, Jekyll, and Sea—and a nearby coastal town are known collectively as Brunswick and the Golden Isles of Georgia. Little St. Simons Island Little St. Simons Island (though not so little at 10,000 acres) … Continue reading

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Triassic Park: Petrified Forest National Park

We recently toured Petrified Forest National Park, one of the world’s largest and most vibrantly colored assemblies of petrified wood, historic structures, and archeological sites. The experience exceeded our expectations. The park is actually composed of two sections: the north … Continue reading

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Luling: Texas Black Gold

Barbecue sauce isn’t the only valuable liquid flowing in Luling. The town is dotted with oil pumps that still move the Texas black gold from the ground. Once known as “the toughest town in Texas”, Luling was established in 1874 … Continue reading

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