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 […]

Jungle Gardens Tour, Avery Island, Louisiana…

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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 […]

Check out the All-New Tabasco Factory Tour!

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

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

Using our RV lifestyle to enable disaster relief volunteering

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

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 […]

Oxygenics shower head mod… installing the Fury RV

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

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 […]

RV remodel – toy hauler garage to boys’ room…

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

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! […]

Wise Wonders Children’s Museum in Billings, MT

The Bean Box at the Wise Wonders Children's Museum in Billings, MT, was fascinating to all my tactile kids! ourtravelingtribe.com

The Tribe (at least the younger members) recently had the opportunity to visit Billings, Montana’s new children’s museum!  Wise Wonders Children’s Museum was opened earlier this year in downtown Billings, as an up and coming museum, it is already a much appreciated addition to what Billings has to offer it’s younger residents and visitors! The […]

Visiting Fort Missoula in Zootown, Montana…

Fort Missoula offers a fun step back in time in western Montana. ourtravelingtribe.com

Missoula, Montana, is located halfway between Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park.  This college town of approximately 70,000 people is nicknamed Zootown (for both loving and not-so-affectionate reasons).  Missoula is considered a whitewater mecca by kayakers, by summer, and  a ski haven for winter sporters.  For our family of Montana lovers, we appreciate Missoula […]