25 minutes | May 31, 2021
Arches National Park – 015
In this episode of the RV Homeschool Podcast, we explore Arches National Park in Moab, Utah. We discuss the logistics of getting to the park and exploring the park, top sights and hikes, and then camping options. Find more information on our website www.RVHomeschool.online . Find us on Instagram and Facebook @RVHomeschool. YouTube videos that might be helpful:Boondocking at Horsethief Campground: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eeMwqbjEMDgMoab KOA: https://youtu.be/qJMrNG2gm9s
28 minutes | May 1, 2021
Broken! – Our First Two Years of RV Ownership – 014
In this episode of the RV Homeschool podcast we discuss the what broke on our new RV in our first two years of ownership (which is when the warranty expires). We talk about many of the factors you may face with a new RV and offer lots of tips and advice on how to deal with things. Our specific RV is a 2019 Jayco Seneca 37FS. It has a Freightliner chassis S2RV, Allison transmission, and Cummins engine. The RV body/component has a 2-year warranty with Jayco. The chassis, engine, transmission has a 3-year warranty with Freightliner. Topics discussed include: Why we bought a new RVRV newbiesWarrantiesLower interest rate8 problems related to the housing of the RVAdjustable seatHot water heaterSlideSide doorFurnaceFridge"Solar Ready"2 problems related to the engine/chassis of the RVAir Bags on SuspensionDef systemOur overall advice on dealing with problems and items to keep with you
31 minutes | Apr 18, 2021
Redwood National Park – 013
In this episode of the RV Homeschool Podcast we explore Redwood National and State Parks. These parks are home to the gigantic coastal redwoods in Northern California. We discuss: Logistics of driving to the park (especially for RV drivers)Favorite sites, including:Newton B. Drury Scenic ParkwayStout GroveFern CanyonLady Bird Johnson Grove TrailTall Trees TrailRV Camping in and around RedwoodOther general recommendations to. make your trip greatTall Tall Tree book , The Magic and Mystery of Trees book Watch our campground review of the Crescent City KOA here: https://youtu.be/XFXz-Ks-UW0 See our Redwood National Park vide on our YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/Fb4U05lmf4A Connect with us on Instagram @RVHomeschool or Facebook www.facebook.com/rvhomeschool .
23 minutes | Apr 12, 2021
Sequoia National Park – 012
In this episode of the RV Homeschool Podcast, we head to the giant trees of Sequoia National Park. We discuss four main topics:1) Why you should visit Sequoia National Park2) Logistics for driving your RV to Sequoia3) Best hikes/places to see at Sequoia NP Specifically looking at General Sherman Tree, Moro Rock, Crystal Cave, and Tunnel Log4) RV camping options in and around the park Find our YouTube channel we mention in the podcast at www.YouTube.com/c/rvhomeschool .You can also find us on Instagram @RVHomeschool , Facebook www.facebook.com/rvhomeschool , and our website at rvhomeschool.online .
29 minutes | Feb 23, 2020
Theodore Roosevelt National Park – 011
In this episode of the RV Homeschool Podcast, we head to Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota. We discuss the reasons you will love this park, the logistics of getting here, the sites to see, and where to stay with your RV. First, we talk about the namesake for the park. This is the only national park to be named after a person. Roosevelt spent a significant amount of time here and loved the area. Next, we talk about logistics of getting there and exploring the different areas of the park. We focus on some major sites including: Maltese Cross CabinBadlandsPrairie Dog FieldsWild HorsesElkhorn RanchCannonball ConcretionsRiver Bend OverlookLittle Missouri River and the CanyonBison, bison and more bison! We also discuss the town of Medora and great camping options for your stay. We loved staying at the Juniper Campground in the North Unit. See our video review here. See more pictures and videos on our Instagram page @RVHomeschool or Facebook page. Find more information about other national parks on our site at RVHomeschool.
36 minutes | Feb 13, 2020
Yellowstone National Park -010
In this episode of the RV Homeschool Podcast, we discuss Yellowstone National Park. First, we discuss the reasons people love this park. Next, we talk about the five different hydrothermal features you can see at Yellowstone. We then discuss the logistics of a trip to Yellowstone including the route, size of park, and need for a vehicle. Later, we discuss highlights we enjoyed from both the lower loop and then the upper loop in Yellowstone. We include: Old FaithfulGrand Prismatic SpringsYellowstone LakeMud VolcanoHayden ValleyGrand Canyon of the Yellowstone RiverMidway Geyser BasicArtist PaintpotsPetrified TreeLamar ValleyMammoth Hot SpringsRoaring Mountain Lastly, we discuss camping options in the park with your RV at Fishing Bridge RV Park or other nearby towns which would have RV park options. See more of our pictures and videos of Yellowstone on our Instagram page @RVHomeschool or Facebook page . We also have videos on our YouTube channel. Also, check out our other National Park podcast on our website and subscribe for the latest podcasts.
52 minutes | Jan 11, 2020
Yosemite National Park – 009
John Muir described the Sierra Nevadas as "clean, pure, and full of divine lessons". You'll fall in love with the majestic beauty of this park. In this episode of the RV Homeschool Podcast, we discuss traveling to Yosemite National Park with your family in an RV.In this podcast, we discuss: Brief history on the park and why you want to visitTravel logistics: how to get here, routes into Yosemite Valley**WARNING - Lots of Tunnels - don't get stuck with your RVHighlights of the Park:Hetch HetchyMariposa GroveTioga Road (Olmsted point, Tenaya Lake, Tuolumne Meadows)Yosemite Valley (Bridalveil Falls, El Capitan, Half Dome, Yosemite Village)Camping Options (NPS sites, surrounding private RV parks) Helpful Links: Tunnel Heights into Yosemite Valley found hereNPS RV Camping limitations found here.When to Book your NPS camping reservation at this link.Our website: RV Homeschool - more info/podcast, etc.Find us on Instagram @RVHomeschool or Facebook @RVHomeschool
24 minutes | Nov 24, 2019
Most Expensive RV Parks … Are They Worth It? – 008
In this episode of the RV Homeschool Podcast, we look at the most expensive RV parks we stayed at during our first year of travel. Where they were located, what amenities did they have, would we stay there again? Ranging from $100-$240/night, these RV parks might be ones to add to your list - or avoid altogether. See our video reviews for these parks as well:East Glacier KOAOn the east side of Glacier National Park, this KOA offers a number of amenities, beautiful views, and close access to the park. Pigeon Forge KOAA fun town, this KOA offers many amenities and activities for families. Located in the fun town of Pigeon Forge and just minutes to the entrance of Smoky Mountain National Park. West Glacier KOASo far our favorite KOA in the country, this KOA is the model for all other KOAs. Located on the west side of Glacier National Park. Fort WildernessDisneyworld's campground is a must do for every family. So many fun amenities. We do not have a video review but instead dedicated an entire podcast to Fort Wilderness at Halloween time. Listen to it here. Bluewater Key RV ResortA beautiful secluded resort that is great for couples located near Key West. We would love to hear your thoughts on expensive RV parks. Join the conversation at Instagram or on our website www.RVHomeschool.online .
22 minutes | Oct 15, 2019
Zion National Park – 007
In this episode of the RV Homeschool Podcast, we travel to Zion National Park and provide our tips and tricks for planning your trip. Our family of four loved this trip and exploring the canyon. We traveled to Zion with our Jayco Seneca SuperC, our two kids, and our dog during the 2nd week of May.In detail we discuss: Location and how to access with big rigsShuttle system explainedFavorite stops for kidsCamping optionsZion River RV Resort View our video review of Zion River RV Resort here. You can find more adventures on our website at RVHomeschool.online or find us on Facebook or Instagram @RVHomeschool.
27 minutes | Oct 1, 2019
Mesa Verde National Park – 006
Planning a trip to Mesa Verde National Park, today on the podcast we discuss this amazing park. In detail we discuss:1. Location and logistics2. Sites at Mesa Verde3. Tour information including Long House, Cliff Palace, and Balcony House4. Other great sites in the area5. Camping optionsBe sure to check out our video review of the Mesa Verde/Cortez KOA hereAnd find more adventures to explore at our website RV Homeschool
46 minutes | Sep 22, 2019
Banff National Park – 005
Traveling to Banff National Park in your RV? Then you will want to hear about all of our tips and tricks for traveling to Canada.On this episode of the RV Homeschool Podcast, we discuss:1) RV Campground Timeline (book at Canada Parks here)2) Getting a Passport3) Crossing the border4) Travel in Canada5) Banff National Park set-up6) Canada Day in Banff7) Highlights of Banff: Moraine Lake, Lake Louise, Johnston Canyon, Hot Springs8) Xplorers Program (the Canadian Junior Ranger program)9) Bow Valley Provincial Park Campground - video review here Check out our YouTube channel for video reviews of campgrounds
35 minutes | Aug 24, 2019
Glacier National Park – 004
Glacier National Park is called the "Crown of the Continent" for good reason. This podcast is great if you are planning a trip to Glacier (or wonder why you should), if you travel with kids, and/or travel in a recreational vehicle. Discussed in this podcast:*Location of Glacier and some access logistics*East Glacier sites/things to see*West Glacier sites/things to see*Campgrounds for Glacier (Both the West Glacier KOA and East Glacier KOA - click on names for video reviews)*Tips for Glacier National ParkFollow us on Instagram @rvhomeschool or Facebook www.fb.com/rvhomeschool
36 minutes | Jun 19, 2019
Rocky Mountain National Park – Estes Park -003
On this episode of the RV Homeschool podcast we are going to Rocky Mountain National Park - through Estes Park, Colorado. We are seasoned visitors of Rocky Mountain National Park and head to Estes about 3-4 times per year. So we try to bring some great insight for you and your family traveling in your RV to RMNP. Hear about the town of Estes ParkWhat to do in Rocky Mountain National ParkWhere to stay in your RV and more.The video review for the Mary's Lake Campground is here. Subscribe to get more updates on RV travel to the National Parks (and other fun destinations). You can also find us on Instagram and Facebook.
27 minutes | Jun 6, 2019
Fort Wilderness at Halloween – RV Homeschool – 002
Fort Wilderness during Halloween is truly the most magical place on earth. In this episode of the RV Homeschool podcast, we discuss the logistics of Fort Wilderness during the week of Halloween, the activities that take place, and special Halloween events at the Fort. In this episode we discuss: Golf Cart rentals and the Golf Cart decoration paradeActivities at the Fort the day before HalloweenBeach BashRV decorations and trick-or-treatingReturn to Sleepy Hollow special event To read more, see our blog post on Halloween at the Fort Subscribe to hear the latest podcast on RV travel to the National Parks and other fun destinations. You can also find us on Instagram and Facebook.
34 minutes | Jun 1, 2019
Florida Keys – RV Homeschool – 001
In our first episode of the RV Homeschool Podcast, we travel to the Florida Keys. We will talk about location and logistic issues. Top places to travel with your family. And RV parks where you will want to stay (including a description of Bluewater Key RV Resort where we stayed). Some items covered include: Fort Zachary Taylor State ParkEco-Discovery CenterMallory SquareDuval StreetBahia Honda State ParkBluewater Key Rv Resort - see our video review here You can also read more on our Florida Keys blog post at http://rvhomeschool.online/exploring-the-florida-keys-with-kids/ Subscribe for the latest podcast on RV travel to the National Parks and other fun destinations. You can also find us on Instagram and Facebook @RVHomeschool .