10 Hilarious Camping Pranks

So April Fools only happens one day a year, but… who cares? There’s no need to miss out on some fun, harmless (well, almost) pranks all year-round! In fact, camping can be the perfect backdrop for playing a few tricks on your friends or family. Just make sure you are always staying safe and only playing pranks … Continued

September 5, 2019

4 Moms Who are Rocking Full-Time RV Living

RV Families — Full-time RV Living, Playing Outside

Moms are the best. Moms of every kind! Leading up to Mother’s Day, we wanted to highlight a few RV families with awesome moms who either do part-time or full-time RV living. Before we get to the moms, we have a few tips for mothers who want to RV with their families.  Tips for Moms … Continued

May 3, 2019

Best Gifts for Campers Who Love Their RV

Best Gifts for Campers

It can be tough to find great gifts for campers! We like to think of a gift they don’t already have or find an upgraded version of something they regularly use. We made a list of a few of our favorite gifts for RV campers.  Indoor/Outdoor Blanket This blanket is awesome. It’s warm, insulated, and … Continued

April 1, 2019

Kid-Friendly Road Trip Games for Long Drives

RV Road Trip Games

Packing your family into a truck and hauling on down the road for a camping trip can be lots of fun! It can also be frustrating when kids get bored and the grownups are out of ways to entertain them. With a little bit of preparation and a child’s imagination, though, you can fight boredom … Continued

August 20, 2018

Tips for Happy Hiking with Kids

Tips for Hiking With Kids

Family camping trips are some of the most rewarding ways to spend time with your children. The experiences you share, both on the road and in the wild, become part of your kids’ personalities as they grow. In a perfect world, your kids love getting out on a good hike as much as you do, … Continued

July 23, 2018

How to Prevent Fighting on Long Road Trips

Stop Sibling Fighting

Family time is one of the best things about the RV life. When close quarters and long stretches of driving begin to wear on everyone, though, the atmosphere in the cab of your truck can get a little tense. Fighting between siblings is common, and it can turn a fun family road trip into a … Continued

June 26, 2018

5 Ways to Upgrade Your S’mores

Making Smores

Toasting marshmallows and making s’mores with your family is one of the great joys of camping. Some of the sweetest moments are shared around a campfire with melted chocolate on your fingers and graham cracker crumbs on your shirt. It’s time to go gourmet with your s’mores. Upgrade your campfire s’mores recipes with these 5 … Continued

June 15, 2018

An RV Is More Than Just a Trailer

The RV Life

When you hitch up your travel trailer to hit the road, it’s so much more than a camping trip, isn’t it? It’s freedom. It’s adventure. It’s a lifestyle to which many aspire, but only a few truly live. For many, buying an RV is a rite of passage. Having grown up on road trips and … Continued

April 26, 2018

Campfire Stories for Kids and Families

Stories to tell Around the Campfire

There’s nothing quite like turning off all the gadgets, lighting a cozy campfire, and settling in with your family to share a few special campfire stories for kids and families. Campfire stories are a long held tradition that many families cherish. The art of good storytelling is vastly underrated – remember when you were a … Continued

March 29, 2018

5 Reasons To Love Your RV

Whether you’re a full time RV nomad or you just use your travel trailer for summer camping trips, there are a lot of reasons to love your RV. The RV lifestyle means different things to different people. As many families winterize their campers and gear up for the holiday season, we at Wagners thought it … Continued

December 13, 2017

5 Things to Pack For Your Next Family Road Trip

Whenever you travel with kids, preparation is vital. Once you’re on the road, you’ll need to be able to adapt to unexpected snags, illnesses, and other challenges along the way. Packing extra forms of entertainment is a good idea, too, because children often don’t realize how fortunate they are to have the opportunity to see … Continued

August 3, 2017

5 Photo-Worthy Midwestern Roadside Attractions

While you’re out cruising the Midwest with your family, take advantage of some of the weird photo ops that grace American roadways. Here are 5 of the most photo-worthy roadside attractions in the Midwest. The World’s Largest Ball of Paint – Indiana Located in Alexandria, Indiana, the World’s Largest Ball of Paint hangs from a … Continued

July 17, 2017