LKB 002: Playing Beneath the Mountains in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Introduction to the Episode Welcome to the second episode of Locals Know Best! I’m your host, Cindy. I’m a full-time RVer and lover of all things travel-related. Years of adventuring on the road have taught me one fundamental lesson; locals ALWAYS know best! Every episode of this podcast will dive into one local’s perfect day […]

LKB 001: Skinny Dip Friendly Bend, Oregon

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Introduction to the Episode Welcome to the inaugural episode of Locals Know Best! I’m your host, Cindy. I’m a full-time RVer and lover of all things travel-related. Years of adventuring on the road have taught me one fundamental lesson; locals ALWAYS know best! Every episode of this podcast will dive into one local’s perfect day […]

A Practical Guide on How to Prepare for a 2020 Summer RV Road Trip

Cougar at Glacier

Alright, it’s May 2020, and a lot of us, introverted or extroverted, have had enough of sitting at home. We’ve all missed out on a trip or experience by now, and for many, the itch for travel to re-enter our lives is becoming real. The big question, though, is, “How do we travel again?” Enter […]

The Ultimate One Day Badlands National Park Road Trip Itinerary

Badlands Picture from out the Truck Window

My husband and I have been living full-time in a fifth wheel for over a year now. During our first year on the road, about nine months in, we were in a mad rush to get from our summer destination of Michigan to our Labor Day family get together at Glacier National Park. Along the […]

A Thrill Ride Lover’s Guide to Everything NOT to do at Dollywood

Dollywood Palace Theater

This past spring, my husband and I went to Dollywood for the first time ever. In case you’re new to this blog, here’s a quick bit about us. We are full-time RVers. I love to trip plan and help people digitally market their businesses. Barrett is going back to school (online), working toward a degree […]

Blog Takeover: Successfully Unplugging the Family in Denver

Kids in Denver

The Unapologetic Working Mom is taking over the Cinders Travels blog to take you on a relaxing family vacation in beautiful Colorado!  First off, allow me to introduce myself! My name is Sarah, Iโ€™m an Assistant News Director in Omaha, and a busy wife and mom of two. I put in at least 50 hours […]

How to Get to Mackinac Island, And Everything Else You Need to Know

Mackinac Island Bike Ride Pull Off Lookout

Every summer, I get a decent amount of questions about Michigan. The most popular inquiries being about Mackinac Island and more specifically about how to get to Mackinac Island. As a kid, I grew up vacationing there as a “fudgie” (a tourist), and then as a college student, I worked and lived there as a […]

DIY Bike-n-Ride Traverse City Tasting Tour (Wine & More)

Black Star Farms Winery Driveway

Looking for a unique way to explore some of the tasting rooms around the Traverse City area? Awesome! Then I have a blog post for you! In this article, I am going to break down my tried and true DIY Nothern Michigan bike-n-ride Traverse City tasting tour, taking place throughout the Suttons Bay Wine region […]

Why You Must Visit The National World War II Museum in New Orleans

National World War II Museum

At the time of this post, The National WWII Museum currently has a 4.8-star rating from approximately 10,000 google reviews. Google also states people generally spend 4 hours there. You may be wondering what deems it worthy of 4 hours of your afternoon. Well, I’m about to tell you! The Henry Ford & Greenfield Village […]