Crossroads Elevation Toy Hauler: Why we bought one, why we still have it, and why you don’t want one!

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No, we don’t have a mid-bunk 5er. Yet. Yes, we still have our 2015 CrossRoads Elevation toy hauler.  This is the story of why we bought it, what we went through with it, why we still have it, and why you do NOT want one.  😉 (as well as why we don’t have a mid-bunk yet 😉 […]

Shopping for a rig & Big Time RV!

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WooHoo!Some time ago, The Tribe traveled to Colorado to search for a new RV, and share our fun shopping for a new rv (Dana LOVES rv shopping! lol.)!  You can watch our time on the lot, and in the area, by tuning in to The Travel Channel tonight at 9:30 eastern! Big Time RV starts […]

NOLA – Audubon Insectarium & Butterfly Garden!

Great hands-on learning fun at the Audubon Insectarium & Butterfly Garden in New Orleans, Louisiana! | ourtraveingtribe.com

The Tribe hasn’t shared where we’ve been or what we are doing in awhile!  That doesn’t mean that things haven’t been happening, it’s just that after being on the road for over 7 years, we sometimes want a break from sharing! lol.  But, we’re back, ready to show you some of the fun places that […]

Lilla Rose hair clips – the ultimate traveler’s hair products!

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We have 5 daughters.  So years ago, when I came across a blog post about unique and beautiful hairclips that promised to hold their hair, ease my time spent styling, and were lightweight and durable, I ordered some sight unseen.  Since that time, we have been wearing the Lilla Rose hairclips non-stop!  About a year […]

The Ticknor Tribe on 60 Minutes Australia…

Our fulltime, RVing, traveling family! ourtravelingtribe.com

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 […]

See our Top 10 picks in Logan, Utah!

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

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 […]

How we support our travel lifestyle with family businesses…

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

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 […]

Creole Adventure Point, Sulpher, Louisiana

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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, Jennings, Louisiana

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 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 […]

Uh Oh! RV issues mean big $$$…

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  We’ve been very quiet over here on the blog because we’ve been busy so many other places!!! We’ve been touring Texas, volunteering with flood cleanup in Louisiana, and now we are headed to Indiana. Why would we head to Indiana, in an RV, in April? Because we are having to take our toy hauler […]