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Field Guide for Travelers

Military Members and RVing

Mike Lockwood, President of Upclose-RV, examines and provides tips for military members (and anyone else) who are into RVing full time.


RV Trips Guide

Here is a great article from RVShare about some of the best RV trips in the US


Waggoners Gap Hawk Watch

This is a great place to visit and see the various hawk species traveling the ridge near Carlisle, PA. The button below will link you to the Cumberland Valley website.


Beginning RVing

Many vacationers are apprehensive about renting an RV for their next family outing. This is a great article for those thinking about taking the chance on an RV vacation from the Family Vacation Critic.


Which RV is right for me?

On its face, RVing can seem like an expensive hobby available only to the wealthy. The reality, however, is that RVing is an accessible recreation for anyone on most any budget!


Should you rent an RV before you buy one? Maybe!

“Don’t rent! You’re just throwing money away!” Many of us likely grew up hearing some version of that sentiment repeated. The gist? Buying, good; Renting, bad.


Be Careful What You Ask For: Some thoughts on the Pandemic and Full-time RVing

COL (R) Mike Lockwood provides some thoughts on the current COVID19 and the potential ramifications of those calling for government action.


Camping 101

Ash James of "Smart Exploring" provides a great comprehensive guide for the beginning RV.

Veteran Owned Business