September 1, 2015

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Best Labor Day Vacations

Happy September, everyone! While the lazy summer months might be over, kids are heading back to school and the temperatures are slowly cooling off, that doesn’t mean Live Riveted adventures have to stop!  Labor Day is just around the corner, so today we want to inspire you to hit the road and enjoy some rest and relaxation with friends and family this holiday weekend. Hit the beach: Soak in the remaining warm weather before the chill sets in and travel to the beach this Labor Day weekend. Head way down south to Miami and take in the sights and sounds

Best Resources, Part 1

Regardless if you are an Airstream pro or new to the Airstreaming life, Airstreamer Ramona Creel is here to help you navigate the Live Riveted life! Check out her advice on some of the best camping and Airstream resources out there: Full-timing used to mean being at the mercy of the town in which you stopped. Good luck finding someone who sells toilet deodorizer in Wyoming, or who understands awning pulls in North Dakota, or who can fix a water tank monitor in Arkansas! But not any more! Once you’ve been on the road for a while, you begin to

June Bug Journeys

Today we are excited to introduce you to Bob and Becky Kevoian, avid Airstreamers and bloggers! Bob is co-host of the nationally syndicated morning radio team The Bob and Tom Show. Becky is a studio singer and voice-over artist. They live in Indianapolis, Indiana with their yellow lab Vera and miniature dachshund Opie. Between them, they have three sons and their first grandchild is on the way! Today they are sharing with us a bit about how their Airstream adventure began: We both love our local sports teams and are season ticket holders for the Indianapolis Colts. One Sunday afternoon

Jessie Kresa’s Airstream Trip To Sturgis

Professional Wrestler Jessie Kresa loves all things Airstream and loves new experiences, adventures and traveling! After having her 1978 Airstream trailer for a while, she embarked on her first road trip with her Airstream recently to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota. This year was the 75th annual rally, where motorcycle enthusiasts travel incredible distances to meet up at this legendary event. Check out Jessie’s experience below! I said I was going to do it and I did it! I took my first road trip with my ‘78 Airstream trailer and what better way to break it in

Summer Vacation Traditions

Summer may be slowly winding down, but that does not mean you can’t make the most of August by taking a classic summer vacation! One thing we love the most about travel is that it makes people young and old come alive. There is something so magical about hitting the road and taking in new experiences with friends and family. Whether you are camping in the desert, traveling across the country or heading to a family-friendly theme park, we believe in the power of making new memories and embracing the Live Riveted lifestyle. Today we wanted to highlight some classic

Trêk-À-Porter

4,000 miles. 15 designers. 11 days. 4 iconic cities. 1 Airstream. Trêk-À-Porter, a mobile pop-up, fashion odyssey, culinary tasting, art in progress and shopping extravaganza toured 4 iconic cities this summer– Miami, New Orleans, Nashville and New York City. From July 9-19, the Trêk-À-Porter team collaborated with 15 fashion and accessory designers, local food and liquor partners and artists to bring a one of a kind boho-chic experience to each city on the tour. In a time where the virtual world relates to every moment of people’s lives, Trêk-À-Porter wanted to bring the tactile sensory back to the creative industry by

Embarking on a ‘No Baggage’ Adventure

By Nancy Colasurdo Yes. Yes was the beginning. Yes, I’ll go to Europe with you. Yes, I’ll try this ‘no luggage for a three-week trip’ idea. Yes, I will sign up for adventure. For Clara Bensen, a self-described writer/explorer, ‘yes’ wasn’t exactly on the tip of her tongue on a regular basis when this question was posed. It could have easily gone the other way. She could have said no. Lots of women would have said no. “Yes, I’ve always had an adventurous streak,” Bensen says in our recent interview. And then she offers some proof. “When I was 17

Trip Planning Part Two

Earlier this week Ramona Creel shared with us her insight on trip planning via a computer, and today she is back on the blog giving some helpful tips as you plan your next road trip. On The Road Again The next step is to decide on a route. The good news is that you’ve got lots of choices, depending on your travel needs. Members of AAA can use the company website to create TripTiks® (that show the best route and possible road construction issues), view online TourBooks®, and have maps delivered directly to their door. (For the rest of us, online

Using Your Computer As A Trip-Planning Tool

By Ramona Creel As a full-time RVer, I invest a lot of time (and I mean a LOT of time) researching where I want to take my rig for its next adventure. For a Professional Organizer (whose greatest thrill is categorizing information and arranging logistics), there’s nothing more enjoyable than sitting down with an empty calendar and an endless bucket list of places to visit! But I totally understand why travel planning can seem a bit overwhelming to other folks — especially when you’re visiting a new city and know nothing about the area. How do you figure out the

4th of July Celebrations

With Independence Day just a few days away, we want to start the 4th of July celebrations a bit early and share about some of the best festivities happening this weekend across the country! From cookouts to parades and even massive fireworks displays, this list of 4th of July events is sure to spread the patriotic spirit! Estes Park, CO Estes Park, home to Rocky Mountain National Park, is known for its huge fireworks display. However, this quintessential Colorado mountain village doesn’t stop just at spectacular fireworks. In Estes Park, they get Independence Day started early on July 3rd with