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Displaying posts 51 - 71 of 71 in total for category "journey"

Pace Bend Park in Texas

November 10, 2014 by Marie filed under Journey

Where can you go cliff jumping, horseback riding and boulder scrambling in one place? Pace Bend Park on Texas' Lake Travis. Check out my review. Read More →

New Truck & First RV (Mis)Adventures

November 3, 2014 by Marie filed under Journey

We bought a heavy duty truck, and our RV had its first mishap. Get the full scoop. Read More →

RV Transition Update

October 27, 2014 by Marie filed under Journey

From selling the house to moving in with the parents, and from fitting everything into 470 square feet to truck shopping, it has been an eventful two weeks! Read More →

5 Bucket List Hikes

October 6, 2014 by Marie filed under Journey

These five hikes have long captured my imagination, so it's my aim to see them all. From the US to Nepal, it's my goal to achieve great heights. Read More →

Taking the Plunge: Selling Our House

September 22, 2014 by Marie filed under Journey

On the day our house went up for sale, I reflect on how far we've come and how much still needs to happen. See our progress on our nomadic style prep checklist. Read More →

Take a Home-on-Wheels Tour and Learn Why We Bought a Fifth Wheel

September 16, 2014 by Marie filed under Journey

Welcome to our new home! It's not the Class A motorhome we were expecting, so come check it out and learn why we bought a fifth wheel. Read More →

Prepping for Hammock Camping

August 25, 2014 by Marie filed under Journey

I'll be trying hammock camping for the first time this year. Learn about the pros and cons of sleeping in a hammock, and the materials needed for a comfy evening under the stars. Read More →

Let the RV Shopping Commence

August 11, 2014 by Marie filed under Journey

In preparation for a nomadic lifestyle, we're starting to identify the qualities we like and dislike in motorhomes. Read More →

Have Your Breath Taken Away on the Mount Evans Scenic Byway

August 4, 2014 by Marie filed under Journey

The Mount Evans Scenic Byway is a great way to experience a 14,000 foot summit before acclimating to high altitude. Be warned: it's not for the faint of heart! Read More →

Love to be Outdoors? Visit Chattanooga, Tennessee

July 28, 2014 by Marie filed under Journey

There's a reason Chattanooga, Tennessee is gaining notoriety as a great place to visit and live — especially among young, tech-savvy and outdoorsy types. Read More →

Return to Longhorn Cavern: A Place for Stories

July 14, 2014 by Marie filed under Journey

Some sites are known for their beauty or challenging trails. Longhorn Cavern State Park in Texas has me coming back for its stories. Come learn about a few! Read More →

Liebster Award Nomination

May 19, 2014 by Marie filed under Journey

Thanks to Outbound Adventurer for nominating Ardent Camper for a Liebster Award! It was created as a way for bloggers to promote and get to know one another. Read More →

A Photographic Journey through Big Bend National Park

May 5, 2014 by Marie filed under Journey

Come visit Big Bend, one of America's least-visited national parks, through photographs. Its natural beauty and ecologic diversity is stunning. Read More →

The Most Popular Trail in America's Second Biggest Canyon

April 14, 2014 by Marie filed under Journey

700 miles east of the Grand Canyon is America's second largest canyon: Palo Duro. I hiked its most popular trail, The Lighthouse, on a picture-perfect spring day. Read More →

We've Been Featured: Hiking the Longest Trail in Texas

March 21, 2014 by Marie filed under Journey

At 129 miles, the Lone Star Hiking Trail is the longest hiking trail in Texas. If you're intrigued, head to Ardent Camper's guest blog post at Adventure Strong. Read More →

Glamping on a Lake Conroe Boat House in Texas

March 17, 2014 by Marie filed under Journey

Glamping doesn't have to take place in an RV or yurt! This weekend, we glamped in a house boat on Texas' Lake Conroe where we relaxed and fished. Read More →

Story Behind the Stuff: My First Tent

March 5, 2014 by Marie filed under Journey

How does camping gear gain sentimental value for its owners? Learn about how the memories shared with my first tent made it priceless to me. Read More →

Images from a February Hike: Lone Star Hiking Trail, Winters Bayou Section

February 2, 2014 by Marie filed under Journey

On a damp February Saturday, I explored the Winters Bayou segment of the Lone Star Trail, Texas' longest continuous hiking path. The sights were hauntingly beautiful. Read More →

Longhorn Cavern State Park, Texas

January 5, 2014 by Marie filed under Journey

Located not far from Austin is Longhorn Cavern State Park, a gem visited by 40,000 people annually. Cave tours and above-ground CCC structures make this park special. Read More →

Vintage Camping Finds on Historic Route 66

December 14, 2013 by Marie filed under Journey

Resale, antique, and vintage shops in Amarillo on Route 66 are great places to find glamping gear and supplies that add a touch of whimsy and nostalgia to your site. Read More →

RV Museum Is a Step Back in Time

December 7, 2013 by Marie filed under Journey

Jack Sisemore's RV Museum in Amarillo, Texas, is a gem of a tourist attraction that will definitely get you hooked on vintage campers if you aren't already. Read More →