Episode 100 | Hello, Pioneer!

Episode 100 | Hello, Pioneer!

Welcome to episode 100 of the RV Miles Podcast! As we move into a new century of shows, it seems only fitting that today’s episode features our a breakdown of our new 2020 Heartland Pioneer QB300 trailer. Plus, tick season is here and this year promises to be a fierce one. We revisit a few tips to keep those little buggers from bugging you. Of course, fresh tank/black tank, a new brain teaser, AAA’s record-breaking prediction for 4th of July travel, and we try our best to set the record straight on all the different National Park Service Passes.

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It’s official. Jason and Abby have picked up their new RV and are excited to share the newest member of the Our Wandering Family tribe – the Heartland Pioneer QB300 Trailer. Lots of great features make this travel trailer the perfect home on wheels for their family, but they don’t go into this with eyes wide shut. The RV industry is still struggling to meet quality standards, and even their 2020 has a few bumps they plan on smoothing out. You can see a full walk-through below or head over to their YouTube channel to see the ups and downs of the transition from bus life to rv life.

Tick season is here, and experts say it is going to be a ferocious one. Keep yourself safe this camping season with these easy tips and tricks.

AAA is predicting record-breaking travel numbers this holiday season, with automobile travel jumping up 4.1% from last year. It’s going to be busy out of the roads this 4th of July.

There’s a new podcast in town, and Jason and Abby share all the details on the newest edition to the RV Miles Network – The See America Podcast. Building on the success of RV Miles and America’s National Parks Podcast, See America will take listeners to incredible travel destination all across America, much like America’s National Parks does for the National Park Service. Join us over on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to get in on the ground level and be some of the first to know when this new epic road trip begins.

Wondering which National Park Pass you qualify for? We go through all the different options, including the Annual Pass, The Senior Pass, and the Access Pass. You can also find info about the passes here.


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Sponsors

L.L.Bean:This year, L.L.Bean is joining up with the National Park Foundation, the official nonprofit partner of the National Park Service, to help you find your happy place – in an amazing system of more than 400 national parks, including historic and cultural sites, monuments, preserves, lakeshores, and seashores that dot the American landscape, many of which you’ll find just a short trip from home. L.L.Bean is proud to be an official partner of the National Park Foundation. Discover your perfect day in a park at findyourpark.com.

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