Travel & Places: Tips for Your El Paso Camping Gears

Tips for Your El Paso Camping Gears

The Franklin Mountains to the north of El Paso in Texas offers some exciting places to practice hiking, mountain climbing and camping. If you really intend on doing a trip to El Paso, Camping gear is something you should think about bringing along.

Travel & Places: What Are The Right Tent Pegs For My Tent? - Discover What Types Are Available

What Are The Right Tent Pegs For My Tent? - Discover What Types Are Available

You may think that a tent peg is a tent peg and that they are simple. But I urge you to check out your local camping store, when you do you will see all the various types on sale and you will wonder where to start. Steel tent pegs are by far the strongest, but they are also the heaviest.

Travel & Places: Deciding on a Second Hand Travel Trailer

Deciding on a Second Hand Travel Trailer

With regards to buying a sued camper trailer, it all comes down to the buyer's knowledge. Take for instance if you're checking for a motorcycle trailer for sale. At one point, you have to be ...

Travel & Places: How to Remove Calcium Deposits From a Water Tank in a Camper

How to Remove Calcium Deposits From a Water Tank in a Camper

Calcium deposits are usually caused by the mineral content of hard water. Unfortunately, hard water is the most likely potable water available at campgrounds and RV parks where you can fill the water tank of your camper. That's because the water sources in these areas tend to be natural springs and

Travel & Places: How to Free a Stuck Holding Tank Valve in a Boat

How to Free a Stuck Holding Tank Valve in a Boat

Located below the waterline, a boat's wastewater holding tank cannot be accessed from underneath the boat; the tank can only be pumped out through a port located on deck. With the pump-out valve located above tank level, and exposed to the elements above deck, the valve on the pump-out port can be p

Travel & Places: How to Make Amazing Fire Starters

How to Make Amazing Fire Starters

The ability to build a fire under any conditions has always been an important measure of a woodsman's skill. Even under ideal conditions, building a fire efficiently and quickly is not as easy as assumed by those who haven't tried it. Fortunately, it is easy to make some amazing fire starters out of

Travel & Places: Tuba City, Arizona RV Campgrounds

Tuba City, Arizona RV Campgrounds

Tuba City is about an hour's drive from Grand Canyon National Park.Alstrom Point image by Carlos Queral from Fotolia.comWith its location less than 60 miles from Grand Canyon National Park, Tuba City provides an alternative camping spot for RV owners that want to avoid the crowds. It has...

Travel & Places: How to Create Your Own Fire Bender

How to Create Your Own Fire Bender

"Avatar: The Last Airbender" was a television series shown on Nickelodeon over the course of three years. Since the creation of the series, many video games have been created that are based on the popular show. One of those games is an online game called "The Last Airbender." Players in the game are

Travel & Places: How to Install AC in a Pop-Up Camper

How to Install AC in a Pop-Up Camper

Pop-up campers provide a small and self-contained cabin for back-country adventures. One downside to the pop-up campers is the tight space, making air circulation and thermal control less than adequate. A solution is to add an air conditioning unit to the rig. Luckily, almost all pop-up campers come

Travel & Places: Waterparks in the Connecticut Area

Waterparks in the Connecticut Area

Waterparks are a way to stay cool and have fun during the summer in Connecticut, but with the advent of indoor waterparks, they can also be an entertaining choice for the wintertime as well. Most of the large waterparks in or near Connecticut boast lazy rivers, multiple water slides and even large w

Travel & Places: Keep Having Camping Disasters?

Keep Having Camping Disasters?

Why is it that some people seem to get so much more enjoyment from camping holidays than others? You may often hear other people talking about their incredibly positive camping experiences. If you find that your own experiences are somewhat more negative, then it could be a good time to think about