SECRET SPOTS IN ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

By Less Junk More Journey | November 24, 2019

Thanks to the great tips from Patrons, we venture off the beaten path in Acadia National Park to explore the scenic Schoodic Peninsula before making our way to the Mount Desert Island area with our RV.

A CHANGE OF PLANS // THREE STATES IN THREE DAYS

By Less Junk More Journey | November 17, 2019

We had hoped to see the Lake Placid Olympic sites, but that didn’t work out. So we make our way to Whiteface Mountain for a hike. Then we visit an ice cream flavor graveyard in Vermont and take the Cog to the top of Mt. Washington.

MUST SEE TRAIL at WATKINS GLEN // Is HARVEST HOSTS WORTH IT?

By Less Junk More Journey | November 3, 2019

We brave car show traffic for Watkins Glen’s Gorge Trail, one of the most spectacular hikes we’ve ever taken. Afterward, we continue to the northeast and our first stay ever with Harvest Hosts. ? Harvest Hosts: https://lessjunkmorejourney.com/harvest

WHEN EVERY ROAD LEADS TO AN EVEN CRAZIER ADVENTURE

By Less Junk More Journey | October 27, 2019

With full-time RV life, there are wrong turns, dead ends, and steep grades along the way, but beautiful destinations and experiences together make the journey completely worth it.

MORE THINGS FIXED THAN BROKEN? // RVING IN BUFFALO

By Less Junk More Journey | October 20, 2019

We make improvements to the truck suspension, get our solar configured just in time to go off-grid for a few days, and set out to explore (eat our way around) beautiful Buffalo, NY.

FAILS AND FALLS: MORE TRUCK PROBLEMS ON OUR WAY TO NIAGARA

By Less Junk More Journey | October 13, 2019

We continue to experience all sorts of bumps in the road with our new tow vehicle, but there’s no way we are letting them spoil our bucket list visit to Niagara Falls in our fifth wheel RV. ? TRUCK STUFF ? ? Could not install because of the Dodge frame: – Aftermarket airbags (Firestone, Air…

WOULD YOU RATHER LIVE IN A CROWDED TINY HOUSE OR AN EMPTY CASTLE?

By Less Junk More Journey | October 10, 2019

We visit the Thousand Islands region of New York to explore the tragic love story of Boldt Castle and make a travel day stop at the Wild Center for some homeschooling science. http://patreon.com/lessjunkmorejourney ☝️Join our COMMUNITY & CONNECT with us in real-time.

STILL WINGING IT IN OUR 40 FOOT FIFTH WHEEL RV

By Less Junk More Journey | October 6, 2019

We finish up the essentials in Cincinnati (Ikea + chili) before an unanticipated opportunity to visit a national park gets us rolling (again) without reservations.

TOWING OUR NEW 5TH WHEEL FOR THE FIRST TIME

By Less Junk More Journey | September 29, 2019

The extra room in the 5th wheel has been great while we are parked in TN. It is time to roll along though. As we make our way to Cincinnati, we see plenty of differences between this 40-foot beast and the Airstream.

Prepping Our 5th Wheel to Run ANYTHING on Solar

By Less Junk More Journey | September 22, 2019

With 1240 watts of solar on our roof and 600 amp hours of lithium in the belly of our RV, we are ready for most anything. Our Lithium & Solar Gear: https://lessjunkmorejourney.com/solar Consult with Mike for an Install: http://thedrycampers.com

SAYING GOODBYE TO OUR AIRSTREAM RV

By Less Junk More Journey | September 15, 2019

Letting go is never easy. We have loved our tiny, shiny, home on wheels and thought about keeping her. She is meant to bring loved ones closer together and to see our beautiful country though, so we are excited for her next journey and ours as well.

Pros and Cons of Having a Home Base when RVing Full Time

By Marissa | September 9, 2019

Living the RV lifestyle opens up doors for many exciting opportunities, but it also raises lots of questions. Will I miss family and friends? How do I get mail? What about visits to the doctor, dentist, and medications? How do you find a loyal mechanic? These are just a few questions you may have about…

GETTING THE NEW 5TH WHEEL AND OURSELVES READY TO ROLL

By Less Junk More Journey | September 8, 2019

Before we set out on our next route, we have a ton of things on our to-do lists. There are appointments for the kids and a bunch of new gear to install. Between the responsibilities of our everyday RV life with kids, we try to get it all done. Gear mentioned in this video: Lemon…

BUYING THE RIGHT VEHICLE TO TOW OUR NEW FIFTH WHEEL

By Less Junk More Journey | September 1, 2019

After an exhaustive search, Nathan takes off for Florida to bring home a truck we think might just be perfect for our journey.   Truck Specs * 2015 Dodge Megacab 1 Ton Dually * 122,000 miles * 3.73 Rear Axle Ratio * 5,300lb Payload * Aison Transmission * 32 Gallon Fuel Tank * 248″ Long…

HOW DOES MOVING INTO A 5TH WHEEL COMPARE TO A HOUSE?

By Less Junk More Journey | August 25, 2019

In some ways, moving into an RV is a lot easier than a house. It does come with its challenges though, and we are expert at finding those.

MOVING OUT! THE LAST NIGHT IN OUR AIRSTREAM RV

By Less Junk More Journey | August 18, 2019

After days of painting, we get the Open Range ready enough to start moving into it and spend one last night in our beloved Airstream.

OUR FIFTH WHEEL IS HERE!

By Less Junk More Journey | August 11, 2019

Change is hard, and change is good. We keep telling ourselves this as Hensley and Marissa get their first look at our new (not so) tiny house on wheels.

ONE LAST TRIP IN OUR AIRSTREAM RV: GREENVILLE TO COOKEVILLE

By Less Junk More Journey | August 4, 2019

From waterfalls to the biggest milkshake we’ve ever seen, Greenville, SC is a great town to get lost in… and we do, of course. Then, it’s back to our home base in TN and the last time we’ll tow the Airstream.

EATING OUR WAY AROUND SAVANNAH WHILE RVING WITH FAMILY

By Less Junk More Journey | July 28, 2019

Savannah is close enough that our family is able to join us for a few days of exploration. We hop on the trolley and check out the sights, sounds, and tastes of this historical city.

THE TRUTH ABOUT AIRSTREAMS (AND WHY WE LOVE THEM ANYWAY)

By Less Junk More Journey | July 21, 2019

Why should you love an Airstream? They’re nice and shiny and truly classic camping, but there are a few downsides too. In this vlog, we tackle the pluses and minuses of owning and traveling full-time in our 2008 Airstream Classic.

IS A FIFTH WHEEL THE RIGHT RIG FOR RIGHT NOW?

By Less Junk More Journey | July 14, 2019

Nathan sets off for Tampa to check out a fifth wheel that looks like a promising new tiny house on wheels for our family. It has the must-haves and plenty of the nice-to-haves from our list; perhaps this one is our next home.

WHY CHARLESTON, SC IS ONE OF OUR FAVORITE CITIES IN THE US

By Less Junk More Journey | July 7, 2019

From its pristine beaches and abundant hiking trails to its historical landmarks and unique southern charm, Charleston offers something for everyone. We enjoy our time visiting the ancient Angel Oak, Fort Sumter NHP, Charleston City Market, and Rainbow Row.

7 TIPS FOR DECLUTTERING A SMALL SPACE // HOW WE ORGANIZE OUR RV

By Less Junk More Journey | June 30, 2019

“A place for everything and everything in its place.” That’s one of the mantras to live by when traveling full-time in a tiny house on wheels. In this episode, we share tips that help us tidy up our Airstream RV and keep our journey clutter free(ish).

Gear Guide: 5 Items We Have and Love for RV Life

By Less Junk More Journey | June 27, 2019

We’re all about having less junk, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t things we need to help us have more journey. Here are five items we have and love for our full-time RV living. 8 Sensors (TPMS) – EEZTire Tire Pressure Monitoring System We like to have peace of mind while going down the road,…

RV PARKS IN SOUTH CAROLINA: THE GOOD AND THE BAD

By Less Junk More Journey | June 23, 2019

It’s peak camping season in South Carolina, and that comes with its pluses and minuses for RVers like us who generally prefer to wing it. We make the best of it while exploring SC’s rich history and beautiful beaches.

WHAT’S IT REALLY LIKE FULL-TIME RVing WITH KIDS?

By Less Junk More Journey | June 16, 2019

It’s starting to sink in that we are a family of FOUR now living full-time in our Airstream RV. There are certainly advantages and disadvantages of living and growing in such a tiny house on wheels. Is it worth the effort?

GETTING CHASED BY SNAKES IN A NATIONAL PARK YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF

By Less Junk More Journey | June 9, 2019

We experience the magic of synchronous fireflies (lightnin’ bugs!) in Smoky Mountains NP before making our way to South Carolina and a stop to visit a National Park that’s off the beaten path.

WE LOVE OUR AIRSTREAM RV, BUT…

By Less Junk More Journey | June 2, 2019

We love a lot of things about our Airstream. Our tiny house on wheels is nimble and serves us well. However, our family has grown and maybe our RV needs to get a little bigger too. In this vlog, we check out a few fifth wheels that might just become our next home.

GETTING INVITED TO SEE DOLLY AT THE WILDWOOD GROVE OPENING

By Less Junk More Journey | May 26, 2019

A new section of Dollywood opens so we go camping in Pigeon Forge, TN. Then we work our way back to our home base where the rain and a little stubbornness make getting our Airstream RV into place a real challenge.

BABY’S FIRST CAMPING TRIP // 5 TIPS FOR VISITING NATIONAL PARKS

By Less Junk More Journey | May 19, 2019

We want to pass on a love of nature and adventure to our children, and there’s no better place to do that than in our National Parks. So at six weeks old, Judah gets to go on his first camping trip. We camp, hike, and explore Smoky Mountains National Park as a family of four.