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Our fulltime, RVing, traveling family! ourtravelingtribe.com

The Ticknor Tribe on 60 Minutes Australia…

Back in March of this year, The Ticknor Tribe pulled out of Shreveport, LA, and took a short break from our flood cleanup volunteering there, to spend a few days, in Dallas, with a film crew from Australia.  The producer was incredible to work with, and the crew was great!  We all enjoyed our time (and because they […]

The American West Heritage Center is an interesting look into the history of the Logan, Utah, area. ourtravelingtribe.com

See our Top 10 picks in Logan, Utah!

As summer approaches, many of us are planning family road trip vacations.  Some of the best destinations in the west are those that are not planned targeted stops, but places that we just happen to run across in our travels.  Located in northeastern Utah, Logan is sure to be one of those rare road finds.  With […]

Selling Lilla Rose hair accessories at a renaissance festival. ourtravelingtribe.com

How we support our travel lifestyle with family businesses…

The query that we field the most has to do with how we support our traveling lifestyle.  RVs are not cheap – to purchase, to maintain, to drive (7 mpg thankyouverymuch) – we have a fam of 10 to buy groceries and clothing for, and then include all the other incidentals that come with raising a […]

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Creole Adventure Point, Sulpher, Louisiana

Located just off of I-10 in southern Louisiana, is the Creole Nature Trail’s Adventure Point.  This fun and unique stop is actually a satellite office for the Lake Charles convention and visitor’s bureau, and offers the same services you will find in other visitor’s centers, but with a family friendly twist that is sure to appeal […]

Gator Chateau near Jennings, LA, is a fun and FREE stop just off of I-10, where you can hold gators and learn about them! ourtravelingtribe.com

Gator Chateau, Jennings, Louisiana

Gator Chateau in Jennings, Louisiana is a must do ‘touristy’ stop if you are traveling I-10!  Right off of the interstate (exit 64), in the Louisiana Oil & Gas Park, this small, nondescript building holds the key to some great vacation/roadtrip photos… Gators that you can actually hold and take your picture with!  For Free! Gator Chateau […]

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Jungle Gardens Tour, Avery Island, Louisiana…

While Avery Island may be most well known for being home to the Tabasco Pepper Sauce factory, right next door is a beautiful part of the island that certainly gives the factory tour a run for its money when it comes to desirable tourist destinations; Jungle Gardens! Jungle Gardens is a 3 mile driving or walking […]

Learning about the barrels and mash on the 3rd stop on the new Tabasco Factory Tour! ourtravelingtribe.com

Check out the All-New Tabasco Factory Tour!

Located just half an hour south of I-10, and directly south of Lafayette, Avery Island is a popular destination for visitors to southwestern Louisiana!  And while we had visited the island, and the factory, just a couple of years ago, when we found out that the Tabasco Factory had rolled out a new tour just […]

Use an rv show experience to see what it is like to spend some time in an rv! ourtravelingtribe.com

The Tribe’s Top Tips for visiting an RV show!

Whether you are a fulltime RVer, a weekend warrior, or just want to find out what all the hype is about ‘rving’, visiting an rv show can be a great way to spend a day (or three!). You can check out some of the fabulous new floorplans out there, find out what new amenities are […]

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Practicing shooting at the Clark County Shooting Range in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Family Friendly Clark County Shooting Complex, Las Vegas, NV…

This year, we spent some time in Nevada.   Our oldest son came to travel with us for a few weeks, and we met him in Las Vegas.  Las Vegas isn’t exactly the most family friendly town – in fact, it’s one of our least favorite places to visit!  But, there are a few family-friendly […]

Playground equipment at the Phoenix RV Campground in Salem, OR

Phoenix RV Park in Salem, Oregon…

After we spent two wet and rainy weeks on the coast, near Pacific City, OR, we were ready for a change.   So we pulled up the jacks and drove to Salem a few days early.  We would be volunteering in Salem, but had a few days to kill before then. We had done some […]

The Wise River area of sw MT is a gorgeous scenic byway drive!

Wise River, Montana and the Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway…

There are so many beautiful areas to discover in the northwest, but one of our very favorites is the Wise River, Montana area!  Wise River is a gorgeous valley river that meanders through the southwest corner of Montana.  It stretches out for miles, snaking its way over rocks and between mountains.  For part of it’s […]

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Volunteering with Samaritan's Purse is a life changing experience that you will never forget! ourtravelingtribe.com

Using our RV lifestyle to enable disaster relief volunteering

There are a lot of reasons that we love our fulltime RV lifestyle, and the flexibility and opportunity it gives us are two of the main ones.  One opportunity that our flexible RV life has given us, is the chance to do volunteer work!  And some of our favorite work is disaster relief volunteering.  If […]

The Oxygenics Fury RV shower head replaced our stock shower head for a much better shower! ourtravelingtribe.com

Oxygenics shower head mod… installing the Fury RV

This has to be our easiest and fastest mod ever, but it is also one of my favorites!!!  We had a regular Oxygenics shower head in our last rv, and while we had installed it, it had been years ago, and we had since forgotten how awful stock rv shower heads tend to be!  In […]

Our toy hauler remodel - from garage to boys' room! ourtravelingtribe.com

RV remodel – toy hauler garage to boys’ room…

I thought it was about time that we shared the remodel of our toy hauler garage space into a man cave for our boys!  Now that we’ve made it to the sunny south (gotta love Texas!), I had a chance to open it up and get some photos of what we have been working on! […]

Fort Martin Scott, in Fredericksburg, Texas, is an interesting (and free!) part of Texas Hill Country heritage! | OurTravelingTribe.com

Other RV Tips articles from The Tribe…

Did you know that we also write for LetsRV.com, a website of RV tips for fulltime RVers, by fulltime RVers? Here are our latest articles over on LetsRV.com: The Top 10 Field Trips and Factory Tours in the eastern USA – I’ve compiled a list and overview of the best in roadschooling destinations for the […]

We took out our built in kitchen garbage can and turned the cupboard into a small pantry. | ourtravelingtribe.com

RV Mod – Garbage cupboard to pantry…

I LOVE an rv mod!!!  Oftentimes, that means that I love to have Vaughn and the boys remodel the rv for me. 😉   But, I really stink at taking before pics, because I am a jump in and start ripping it apart the minute I think of it kind of person!  So, I don’t […]

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