Oregon Zoo – Full Time RV Travel

Sometimes you never know what will happen. That was the case when Richard Knight let sailors drop off animals they collected on their voyages at his little pharmacy. (1882) Someone dropped off a bear! Richard tried to sell the bear, even to the city.  Instead they gave him a cage and said good luck. What…

Sorry Honey, I Got Sidetracked – Elbe Train Restaurant

“Sorry honey, I got SIDETRACKED.”  That’s the catch phrase for the special attraction in Elbe WA… a train car lounge! The Mt Rainier Train Car restaurant has been around since 1987. Before 1987, it began as a little popcorn stand right there in Elbe! It has grown to include a dinner train, a “Hobo Inn”, and the lounge. Three…

Ocean Shores As A Family Destination -Full Time Traveling RV Family

Ocean Shores got started as a town known as “New Hollywood”. The hotel that was opened right on the shore drew 17,000 visitors in one night! But since the economy drop in the 90’s, it’s been struggling. It just recently started picking up speed again, drawing in permanent residents and constructing new buildings. It’s well…

400 Candy Varieties in One Store – Ocean Shores Review

Buddy & Howie’s Candy store is a family favorite. Not just our family! Almost every review I read about this place says how much families enjoyed it. The things I read most were: quintessential, blast from the past, stepping back in time, nostalgic. That creates a feeling before you even get there! 3 cool features…

10 Must Do Activities on the Beach – Traveling with Children

Hanging out at the beach sounds awesome, but if you do it for more than a day it can get stale quick. Here’s some activities that’ll keep everyone entertained and enjoying that beach! Materials to put in beach bag: Food coloring Plastic sandwich bags Baking soda Vinegar Water balloons Buckets and shovels Towels Download a…

10 Camping Games to Play -Full time Traveling RV Family

Keeping the kids entertained while in a campground can take some creativity.  Here are 10 ideas our family loves. Comment below if you want to add any ideas! Games good for children 2 to 200 Flashlight Tag – wait until it’s dark outside, then play a normal game of tag-with a twist. Instead of touching…