Road Crew 2020: Traveling During a Pandemic

In July, we had the pleasure of embarking on a 7,000-mile RV road trip, exploring eight national parks in the North American West: Capitol Reef, Death Valley, Yosemite, Sequoia, Kings Canyon, Glacier, Yellowstone, and Grand Teton. T&T doesn’t just create itineraries from our home office in Grand Junction, CO; rather, our crew becomes personally acquainted […]

3 Reasons to Plan a National Parks Vacation a Year in Advance

If you’ve ever tried to plan a national parks vacation on your own, you’ve probably leapt over hurdles and jumped through hoops—and you might have still missed out on the campsite you wanted, or been told that guiding services were completely booked, or found yourself waiting in long lines at inopportune times to see an […]

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How to Make the Most of Tech-Free Family RV Trips

The effects of technology and digital media on children is well-documented, and parents are keenly aware of how too much tech use can lead to developmental problems, physical inactivity (potentially leading to obesity), sleep issues… and the list goes on. Many parents jump for joy at the mention of a tech-free vacation for their kids. […]

It’s Already Time to Book Your RV Vacation for 2021

It has been a tough year for most people around the globe. The impact of COVID-19 has been felt in many different ways, by the majority of the world’s population. Yet we know that soon enough, travelers everywhere will be champing at the bit for a fun, unique, and relaxing adventure. Ordinarily, we wouldn’t begin […]

How to Use RVs to Enjoy Outdoor Spaces

The benefits of taking an RV trip are many: Families are able to spend quality time together; people are afforded much greater convenience and affordability in a recreational vehicle; adults and kids can camp in comfort, while still maintaining closeness to the great outdoors—truly, the reasons to travel by RV are endless. One of our […]

Tips for Hiking with Kids and Teens

Hiking with young children and teenagers can be a priceless experience. The joy, wonder, and awe that the outdoors can inspire (especially for city folk) leaves kids with unforgettable memories and a deeper appreciation of their natural world. Wondering how to make sure your kids get the most out of your family hiking experience? Below […]

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5 Benefits of Outdoor RV Vacations for Kids and Teens

It’s no secret that the great outdoors has a myriad of benefits for children of all ages. Generation Z (4- to 24-year-olds) spends less time outside than older generations for a number of reasons: many more hours per week of digital engagement, perceived safety issues of playing outside, an ever-increasing pressure on academic and athletic […]

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Free Entrance Days in National Parks in 2020

As the National Park Service says, “National parks are America’s best idea.” And what makes visiting a national park even better? When entrance fees are waived! Every year, the National Park Service waives the entrance fee to every one of its sites (including parks, monuments, and seashores) on certain days. In 2020, those five days […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in Sequoia National Park

Nestled at the southern tip of the Sierra Nevada range lies the Land of the Giants. In 1890, then-president Benjamin Harrison created our country’s second national park in order to protect its inhabitants, sequoiadendron giganteum, from logging. Thus Sequoia National Park was established, forging a path to protected lands for these ancient conifers. There are […]