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A weekly podcast from the writers of rvfamilytravelatlas.com, focusing on topics that relate to RV family travel. We review campgrounds, discuss tips and tricks for traveling with kids, and answer our readers' most common questions. We also chat about food, gear, and those times when everything doesn't quite go as planned.

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Episodes

RVFTA 2017 Fall Gear Guide!

9/14/2017
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It’s that time of year again…time for us to round up and share some of the best new gear that we have been using during the 2017 camping season. Our gear guides are some of our most popular episodes, and it’s always exciting to recommend products that have brought value to our RV experience over […]

Duration: 01:13:03


RVFTA #158 RV Show Shopping 101

9/7/2017
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September brings cooler temperatures, back to school routines, and the official opening of RV Show Season at the Hershey RV Show in Pennsylvania. RV shows can bring amazing educational experiences and fantastic buying deals for consumers, but they can also leave some folks feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. So we decided to compile all our RV […]

Duration: 01:00:31


RVFTA #157 The New RV Learning Curve

9/1/2017
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Our longtime listeners know that we bought a new RV last winter and made the big leap from a bunkhouse travel trailer to a toy hauler. Well, we spent a few dozen nights camping in it already, and we’re ready to share some of our initial impressions. If you want to check out our reflections […]

Duration: 01:06:53


RVFTA #156 Greetings from the Jayco Dealer Homecoming in Nashville, Tennessee!

8/25/2017
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On this week’s podcast episode, we are talking about our recent trip to the Jayco Dealer Homecoming that took place in Nashville, Tennessee. This is a dealer exclusive annual event where dealers get to check out what’s new for 2018. Jayco was kind enough to let us get a sneak peak behind the scenes, and […]

Duration: 01:03:58


RVFTA #155 Greetings from the Redwoods National and State Parks in California!

8/16/2017
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The Redwoods have such a mythical, magical beauty and most people would place them high on the RV travel bucket list. Personally, we’ve been dreaming about hugging a Redwood tree for as long as memory serves. Well, we finally got our chance to visit, and this week’s podcast is all about the highlights and recommendations […]

Duration: 01:01:14


RVFTA #154 Greetings from the Oregon Coast

8/8/2017
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We spent almost a month touring Washington, Oregon, and northern California, and on this podcast episode we are bringing you all the highlights and recommendations from our magical stay along the southern Oregon Coast. We camped at the Oceanside Beachfront RV Resort, just south of Coos Bay and the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. This […]

Duration: 00:58:23


RVFTA #153 Greetings from Mount St. Helens in Washington

8/2/2017
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On this episode of RV Family Travel Atlas, we are bringing you the next travel installment from our epic Pacific Northwest adventure. Segment One: Crash Course on Mount St. Helens Sure, you remember that Mount St. Helens is a volcano somewhere in Washington that erupted back when hair was big and jeans were acid washed. […]

Duration: 00:58:23


Which RV is Right For Me: RVFTA Quick Guide

7/31/2017
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If you are shopping for your first (or next!) RV, the good news is that there are a ton of great choices out there right now. However, the number of options can be quite overwhelming. On this special episode of RV Family Travel Atlas, developed exclusively for Go RVing, we are helping you find your […]

Duration: 00:26:44


RVFTA #152 Greetings from Olympic National Park in Washington

7/26/2017
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Let’s get the important information out of the way first: Olympic National Park is knock-your-socks-off beautiful and has shot to the top of our list for favorite NPS sites. We still love you, Acadia…but you may have slipped to #2. We visited Olympic National Park on the first stop of our 25-day Pacific Northwest adventure, […]

Duration: 01:08:36


RVFTA #150 The Rise of the Park Model

7/20/2017
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Say goodbye to the yesterday’s manufactured home! Today’s seasonal-centric campgrounds are often comfortable and well-appointed RV resorts, filled with residential park models that are packed with creature comforts at affordable price points. Seasonal camping has become more popular than ever. So after you have pulled the trigger on that perfect campground retreat, a park model […]

Duration: 00:47:11


RVFTA #150: Tents for Troops and the Healing Power of the Campground

7/13/2017
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On this week’s episode of RV Family Travel Atlas , we are sharing an update on RVFTA’s fundraising initiative for the Tents for Troops RV Loaner Program. Last fall we announced our goal of raising 10,000 dollars to purchase a travel trailer which would be permanently housed at a campground and available exclusively to active […]

Duration: 00:57:00


Episode #149 Pros and Cons of a Fifth Wheel

7/6/2017
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It’s been a long time coming, but now its finally here! Our EXTRA HUGE Pros and Cons of a Fifth Wheel episode! If you have ever wondered if a fabulous fiver might be right for your family, then this episode is for you. We will talk about the best aspects of the fifth wheel, such […]

Duration: 01:13:33


RVFTA #148 Smokin’ and Grillin’ 101 With Casita Dean!

6/29/2017
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On this week’s episode of RV Family Travel Atlas we are taking you to summer school and diving into the yummy world of smokin’ and grillin’. This is truly one of America’s greatest pastimes, and the way many of us feed our families in the summer both at home and on the road. So we […]

Duration: 01:16:15


RVFTA #147 Planning a Trip to the Pacific Northwest

6/22/2017
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We can’t wait to wake up with this view at the Oceanside Beachfront RV Resort in Oregon! We are only days away from our bucket-list trip to the Pacific Northwest that will include visits to 3 states, 5 campgrounds, and at least 5 national and state parks. On this week’s podcast episode, we wanted to […]

Duration: 00:58:08


RVFTA #146 RV Road Trip Tips 2017

6/15/2017
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It’s that time of year, and many folks are hitting the road for the summer travel season. On this episode of RV Family Travel Atlas, we are talking about some ways to stay happy and healthy while getting from point A to point B. We could all use some fresh ideas to make the journey […]

Duration: 01:03:11


RVFTA #145 Craft Beer 101 with Scott Elias

6/8/2017
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On this week’s episode of the RV Family Travel Atlas podcast, we are taking you to school and diving into the trending world of craft brewing. There are more and more location-based craft breweries, which offer a great chance to experience regional culture during an RV vacation. So we invited Campground of the Week correspondent […]

Duration: 01:15:33


RVFTA #144 What’s New at Camp Jellystone, 2017?

5/31/2017
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One of our favorite annual family camping experiences is visiting a variety of Yogi Bear’s Camp Jellystone Parks. Jellystone campgrounds have cornered the market on family fun, and we want to share some of the things that we think they are doing right. It’s important to realize that Jellystone Camp Resorts are individually-owned franchises, so […]

Duration: 01:08:48


RVFTA #143 Tips for Buying a Used Pop Up Camper with the Pop Up Princess

5/25/2017
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Photos courtesy of The Pop Up Princess For many folks buying a used pop up camper is the easiest and most affordable way to jump into the RV lifestyle. There are many reasons why a pop up camper is a great way to get your feet wet, since they are so easy to tow and super easy […]

Duration: 01:05:49


RVFTA #142 Hiking 101 with Andrew Skurka

5/18/2017
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Hiking 101 with Andrew Skurka As new parents, it was difficult for us to imagine how we were ever again going to enjoy outdoor adventures. Thank goodness we discovered the magic off hiking. Hiking has been the perfect family activity since we can vary the level of difficulty while still exploring the natural beauty of a […]

Duration: 01:14:55


RVFTA #141 To Blog or Not to Blog: The RV Traveler’s Conundrum

5/10/2017
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On this episode of the RV Family Travel Atlas podcast episode, we are taking a cue from our listeners and talking about a question that we get asked all the time: Should I start my own travel blog to document my RV journey? There is no easy answer to that question, but since we have gotten […]

Duration: 01:05:00

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