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On each trip you'll get all the famous, infamous, and off-the-wall attractions; campgrounds along each route, from ...
On each trip you'll get all the famous, infamous, and off-the-wall attractions; campgrounds along each route, from luxurious private RV parks with heated swimming pools and golf courses to quiet, forested campgrounds in state and national parks; tips for making life on the road easier and more comfortable; and a complete guide to buying or renting an RV, with tips on how to decide which type is right for you.
All this, plus information on wildlife watching and scenic views, the best parks and beaches, quick-and-easy recipes, packing suggestions, info on road etiquette and safety, and more. Head off the beaten path with Frommer's, to discover the real life lurking around the bend.
PART 1: GETTING READY TO HIT THE ROAD 1
1 Life on the Road: A Personal & Public History of RVing 3
2 Getting Prepared: RVing Tips & Hints 13
3 Where to Sleep: Campgrounds & RV Parks 35
PART 2: RV ADVENTURES 53
4 The California Desert & Las Vegas 55
5 Utah's Parks & Canyons 91
6 Driving the Alaska Highway 135
7 The Dakotas: Black Hills & Buffalo Burgers 165
8 The Rio Grande Valley & the Wilds of West Texas 201
9 In the Heart of the Heartland: Iowa, Illinois & Indiana 235
10 The Florida Keys (with Side Trips to the Everglades & Orlando) 285
11 The Blue Ridge Parkway & Skyline Drive 313
12 The Lobster Coast: New England & the Canadian Maritimes 345
PART 3: HARRY & SHIRLEY'S RV BUYING & RENTING GUIDE 387
13 RV Types & Terms 389
14 To Rent or Buy? 409