USS Lexington & multi-generational travel!

We love being Winter Texans! We have been doing it long enough that we have favorite haunts that we take the kids to, and favorite areas that we like to visit every single year. This year we are getting to delve a bit into new territory, and rediscover some of these favorite places, like the USS […]

Big Time RV reality show-the Travel Channel…

Big Time RV… Earlier this year, we were featured in an episode of Big Time RV that aired on the Travel Channel.  We really enjoyed filming the footage last year, and it was fun to finally see the finished product!  We ended up being able to watch it, when it was first aired, at an […]

Introducing the Witte Museum (ASTC), San Antonio, TX…

One of the things that we love about traveling is all the opportunities that it gives us to learn about our country and its history!  One of the ways that we do that is to visit museums throughout the country, especially museums that focus on local history. The Witte Museum in downtown San Antonio, TX is […]

Vermilionville; learning living history in the heart of Lafayette, Louisiana

Rvers don’t homeschool, they roadschool.  And by definition, ROADschooling means you have to hit the road! (ok, there isn’t really a REAL definition of roadschooling. 😉 )  We LOVE living history sites, so we are always on the lookout for them while we are traveling.  A favorite of ours is located in Lafayette, Louisiana; Vermilionville is […]

Shopping for a rig & Big Time RV!

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!

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 […]

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 […]

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, 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 […]

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 […]