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A Canadian RV Family towing their way through the wilderness on a part-time basis, with RV lifestyle tips, tricks, gear and reviews for getting the most out of getting outside. Learn from our mistakes and become more confident on the road. You CAN see all of North America as a part-time RV Family, it just takes a bit of careful planning...stick with us to see how!
 
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Hello everyone! We're BACK for Season 3 with even more goodies from our cross-Canada tour in 2021. Today we talk about Jasper, Alberta. More specifically: The places you need to pay to play (or drive) Length restrictions in Campgrounds The town of Jasper Things to do How to add another province to your list in less than an hour Where to shower; ...…
 
Well, we did it. Teahouse Challenge is Complete and we are all better off for it. In today's episode we cover: The parking problem at National Parks The closest campgrounds to Lake Louise How the Chateau is the nicest hotel you'll never see (maybe) Why Lake Louise is SO turquoise Who Lake Louise is named after the Lake Agnes Tea House the Plain of …
 
Today, we review three quick days camping in Banff National Park and the town of Banff. We'll talk Parking, food, park entry and campgrounds for RVs as well as tips for making sure you can snag that coveted Parks Canada Booking. Helpful tips included in this episode: Booking a National Park Video Best Pizza EVER! Banff Ave. Brewing Company Banff Tr…
 
Well, here you have it, folks! Our Annual Spooktacular! Today we (okay, just Melina) are detailing 5 more places we've laid our heads which are completely, and totally haunted (alledgedly). Today we're talking about: Letchworth State Park and the Legend of Mon-a-sha-sha Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and RV Park Albuquerque New Mexico and the Myth…
 
In the third and final installment of our series on the Alberta Badlands (yes, it's that good that we need three episodes), we welcome Ben and Janine to talk to us about a family of 7 in a Motorhome, newbie travels, and of course, we'll learn all about Dinosaur Provincial Park and what sets it apart from Drumheller. Dinosaur Provincial Park is 48km…
 
This is episode two of our two-part series where we visit the Alberta Badlands. In Episode One, we covered Drumheller, Dinosaurs, and the Royal Tyrrell Museum. In today's episode we dive into the fascinating, storied, and sometimes tragic past of Coal mining in Canada, as well as travel to the world-famous hoodoos and go for a walkabout in Horsesho…
 
Today is Episode 40 – and we are continuing our coverage of the RV Canucks 2021 Grand Tour with a two-part profile of the Drumheller Valley, AB. On the next two episodes, we’ll talk about the unique geography of the Alberta Badlands, the sometimes dark history of the Coal Capital of Canada—and of course look at the unique reasons Drumheller is cons…
 
today is episode 39, and we have a pretty exciting interview for you with Revolution Trailer Uplifting in Winnipeg MB, who we met and fell in love with on Instagram, and asked if we could interview them for the show. Lucky for us, they agreed and Fiona and I got to fill our little HGTV-obsessed hearts full. If you’ve ever even thought about casting…
 
Driving through Northern Ontario is unlike no other road trip you're likely to take in your RV. Even if you're someone who doesn't think twice about hitching up and towing down to Florida on a whim, each thousand kilometers is a completely different experience. Wildlife, traffic, bumps, winding roads and fatigue all play a part in making Northern O…
 
Have you ever run into a problem and realize, you REALLY needed a particular tool to get out of that jam, but you'd never really considered buying one prior? Today’s episode is focused on the underrated tools you may not know you need until you need them – and by giving you our top picks we’ll hopefully help you avoid the tears, alcohol consumption…
 
Ah, the RV GPS debate. It's as iconic as the toilet paper in the black tank debate and just as heated. In today's episode, we begin with the general best rules for GPS, whether you're using your phone, or a state-of-the-art navigation system. Then, we talk about the major players when it comes to GPS options and weigh in with our pros and cons. Spe…
 
Today, we're joined by Terri Ney to talk about Nutrition, how to pack light when it comes to food, and the wild world of trekking the backwoods with small kids. Terri is a registered dietitian and nutrition educator with nearly 15 years of experience working for interdisciplinary health teams. Terri was drawn to pediatrics early as she understood t…
 
Located in the heart of the GTA, Bronte Creek Provincial Park is located on the western border of Oakville, Ontario, bordering the nearby city of Burlington. This 6.4 square-kilometre park packs a punch in terms of amenities including a children’s farm, turn of the century house/museum with costumed interpreters, over 10km in woodland and ravine hi…
 
In today's episode, we talk about how COVID is continuing to affect our summer camping plans, why Dan's been so absent lately; and we review Togo RV and Roadtrippers as a trip planning solution for the technologically inexperienced (aka: Dan) We also provide some updates on Sally the Vintage Trailer, and talk about tips for booking National Parks, …
 
You've heard it all: Irish Spring Soap, Moth Balls, Peppermint Oil, Dryer Sheets...but the question is: Do any of these popular methods actually deter pests in your RV? We do a deep dive into the data and bring you the truth in our first ever fact or fiction episode. Join us as we decode RV myths and give our verdict on what works best on the road.…
 
Don't get caught on an episode of 'Border Security'! In today's episode, we discuss the subtle but very important differences between crossing North to South and Vice Versa, and you'll find out why Dan's a wanted man in Oklahoma. But first: Our top 8 tips for border crossing that apply to anyone, in any direction 3 Critical trips for Canadians head…
 
This episode is short, sweet, and super important because it all revolves around a piece of listener mail we received asking if someone who was not mechanically inclined could even join the RV community. Our answer is a resounding YES!! The RV community is a great bunch of folks who are ALL former newbies and we want the best for everyone who wants…
 
On today's show, I welcome Marianne Edwards, fellow Canadian and Founder of Boondocker's Welcome to share some of her best tips on finding free camping no matter where you travel. Marianne is also the author of The Frugal Shunpiker's Guides, the popular e-book series that guides you to the best free camping sites throughout the Southwestern United …
 
Group camping with friends or family can be such a rewarding experience and can build memories and relationships that last a lifetime...or they can go horribly wrong, and cause hurt feelings and vows to NEVER do that again. In an effort to promote the former, we've rounded up all the little tips we've collected over the years on how to successfully…
 
Today we’re diving into a park review which will hopefully be of interest to both our Canadian and American listeners – because we’re reviewing the KOA Holiday Niagara Falls in - you guessed it – Niagara Falls Canada! Since landing a reservation at State, National and Provincial Parks is proving very difficult this year with increased demand for ca…
 
Calling all weekend warriors! Have you always wanted to try extending your road trips by working from your RV? Have you tried it in the past but it just didn't work for you? Well, fear not because we've got you covered. The RV Canucks have been working on our vacations for over a decade, and we know - especially for Canadians - it sometimes seems i…
 
Join Melina as she dives into this really yummy episode on successful meal planning and food prep while Rving. We've taken all the questions we've received from listeners who've reached out to ask everything from how we plan menus, to shopping and keeping food cold when driving. All the questions you wanted to know about eating on the road are roun…
 
IT'S ALMOST CAMPING SEASON!!! Well, maybe not quite...but with the sun shining on the snow here in Ontario, we know it's going to be spring soon! And as we write this it's Groundhog Day where Canada's own Wiarton Willy has predicted an early spring. Join Dan on today's episode we chat about the step by step things you need to do to your trailer to …
 
In this episode, we pull a trip from our archives in 2016 when we visited the 1000 Islands Region of Ontario and visited Boldt Castle, in Alexandria Bay, NY and Upper Canada Village in Morrisburg, ON. We'll talk about the BEST places to RV in the area, and detail our two day-trips to some of the region's hottest attractions. Grab your passport and …
 
Whether you've never owned an RV or are considering an upgrade, we've got a comprehensive list of what you need to consider before you say "I do" to your next home on wheels. In this episode we cover: What to think about before upgrading your rig The main considerations for motorhome vs trailer How Covid is affecting delivery times for new rigs How…
 
We're dropping this special bonus episode, a day before the return of the podcast for season 2 to catch you up on what we've been up to over our break, explain a few changes you'll be seeing in the podcast for 2021 and debuting our plans for our longest road trip yet. Buckle up and climb on board. You don't want to miss this.…
 
From telling how full your propane tanks are (without any special tools) to determine how long your tanks will last, we've got all the tips you need to manage your RV propane usage in one short and easy episode (WARNING: there is some math...but cool math...math you can use. None of that, "If Jack rows to town in a boat and Jane rides the train, at…
 
Today we’re talking about delicious, easy and comforting campground food, cooked in cast iron. If you’re a cast iron newbie, stick with us, because we’ll tell you why we think it’s one of the easiest and most versatile ways to cook while RVing, and give you 5 of our go-to favourite cast iron recipes you can try out yourself on the road. So let’s di…
 
Today, we have gas....on the brain that is! Join us as we journey into "Old Man Dan" territory as Dan regales us with some of his pet peeves about life on the road, how to ensure our gas stops are quick and efficient, and how he thinks society could benefit from some basic rules at the pump!על ידי RV Canucks
 
It's said that this is the most wonderful time of the year. Well, up in Canada, we have snowmobiling, hockey and Christmas to keep us occupied until the REAL most wonderful time of the year: Camping season!!! In preparation for those glorious days when we can hook back up and hit the road once again, we are dedicating this episode to the cool, conv…
 
Hello RV family – welcome to Episode 16, and the final episode of our Route 66 series. I suppose this episode isn’t really Route 66 based, but we did pick up some of it on the way home and it is the finishing leg of that trip which took us all the way down Route 66 from our home in Ontario Canada to California right to the End of the Trail Sign at …
 
On this episode, one of our kids lies to a border patrol agent, Dan experiences life and death hugging a cliff face in coasts California and Melina Meets Bruce Willis. Keep listening to determine which of these events is dead-on accurate and which are slightly exaggerated for dramatic effect. Today we are embarking on episode 3 of our 2018 Route 66…
 
Welcome to Episode 14 and the 2nd episode of our Route 66 series. We’re detailing our 2018 cross-continental loop that took us over 9500km and 26 days on the road. In today's episode, we recount the amazing and iconic places we visited on days 4 through 6 which took us all the way from Elk City, OK to Williams AZ. If you haven’t listened to episode…
 
Alright everyone - let's get our kicks on Route 66!! On this episode, we recount the first leg of our trip down Route 66 from Illinois to California with the trailer back in 2018. You'll hear about some pretty interesting people we met along the way, experience some of our mistakes and learn how to pack in 10,000 km in less than 26 days on the road…
 
Because we’re feeling the chill of fall and getting close to Halloween, we’re detailing four of the most haunted places we’ve ever camped, and stay tuned to the end of the show when I share a bonus story about which island in Ontario we refuse to go back to…it’s not a camping story, but it is a travel story and a weird one at that… Sadly, this week…
 
In today's episode, we talk about the differences between a Campground, RV Park and RV Resort. In Canada we don't have many "true" RV Resorts - you know, the luxury type properties with the amenities you could expect from a 4-star resort. We'll talk about why that is, what you can expect from a property that falls into the RV resort category and we…
 
In today's episode, we have fishing accidents, bleeding knees, a lost hiking expedition, a hangry daddy...and a very special guest! Our youngest daughter joins Dan to talk about all of the mishaps that happen when you take a trip without Mom...and how that leads to lots of fun (and lots of fish)! In particular, Dan laments the lack of boxed lunches…
 
Today we're talking about end-of-season trips, and some of the ways we plan our last trips of the season to help us take care of maintenance and chores, while still allowing lots of time to relax and enjoy the changing seasons. We're also going to finish up by talking about some topics we've heard come up recently in the RVing community and our tak…
 
When you live the part-time RV life as 'Weekend Wanderers', travel happens on vacations, weekends and school holidays. But - the reality is you CAN travel farther, cover more miles and make more memories on your vacations from work! Over the last 5 years, we've logged over 20,000 km towing our trailer coast to coast and north to south on our vacati…
 
RVers live for checklists. They are essential to making sure you have the right gear, are set up to safely tow your rig and that you don't leave anything behind. In episode 7 of the RV Canucks Podcast we're reviewing the 18 essential items on our RV pre-trip checklist, as well as our picks for the top 10 Essential items every RVer needs for every t…
 
Whether you're brand new to the RV life, upgrading from a tent or smaller trailer, buying new or used - there are some basic essentials you need to know about your RV and how it works before hitting the road. If you didn't get the benefit of a thorough salesperson walkthrough when you picked up your rig, or bought used and the previous owner didn't…
 
Note: in this episode we address levelling your rig in an RV that doesn’t have auto-levelling jacks - if you do - you CAN use those to help level your trailer, but if you don’t - your stabilizing jacks are for stabilizing only! Do not try to level your trailer with them! If you have auto-leveling jacks (you lucky thing) your wheels should remain on…
 
After we mentioned boondocking in our episode on the five best travel apps, Melina received a text from a friend asking what boondocking was. Turns out, after talking to some of our other RV Newbie friends, our friend wasn't alone! Fast forward to this week, and we've adjusted our podcast schedule to bring you the answer! Essentially, boondocking w…
 
On today's episode, we're talking about the five most essential websites or apps for taking a road trip. And it all starts with hauling our current trailer 3000 kilometers round trip to chase a solar eclipse. (Which was just a good excuse for a road trip and a chance to hit the road.) It was the first time we've taken our 29' trailer and the girls …
 
Yes, we made our #2 episode on, well...#2. Expect more of that folks, when you travel with the RV Canucks. The real truth is that black water maintenance is the elephant in the room when it comes to the RV lifestyle. Absolutely everyone in the RV community has to deal with it, but no one wants to talk about it. So, sound the homemade toilet paper r…
 
Welcome to Episode 1 of the RV Canucks Podcast!! We're THRILLED you came to find out how on earth we managed to jump a dead deer with a pop-up camper and lived to tell the tale! In This Episode, we cover: Our first 1600+ km road trip Our review of Pancake Bay Provincial Park in Ontario The BEST purchase we have ever made as an RV family ...and of c…
 
A weekly podcast from the RV travel family behind the RV Canucks, providing tips and insight into the part-time RV lifestyle that is fun for the whole family. Having road-tripped across the continent on multiple occasions, we discuss everything you need to know to have a successful journey, whether your tenting or towing an RV or trailer (and just …
 
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