Riverstone RV Resorts Blog

Tips for Attending the Florida RV SuperShow

Posted by Nancy Schreiber on Jan 11, 2017 5:34:40 PM

 

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Topics: RV travel, RV Resort, Camping

Salute to our Veterans

Posted by Nancy Schreiber on Nov 11, 2016 12:01:00 AM

Riverstone RV Salute

                              To Veterans of yesterday........

 

 

 

 

   and of yesteryear.........

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Topics: RV Resort

Labor Day....Did you know?

Posted by Nancy Schreiber on Sep 3, 2016 7:00:00 AM
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Topics: RV Resort

Keeping your Cool in a Tight Space:  Summer RVing

Posted by Nancy Schreiber on Aug 17, 2016 4:54:57 PM

The warmth of South Florida is wonderful most of the year but can be oppressively warm in the summer months.  RV camping in Florida at that time can be a challenge....to your comfort and your pocketbook!  Here are some tips to help you keep the A/C on without breaking the bank:

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Topics: Conservation, RV travel, RV Resort, Camping

Wat Buddharangsi Buddhist Temple

Posted by Krystal Trevino on Jun 13, 2016 9:00:00 AM

This weekend we decided to take a 6 mile trip to the Wat Buddharangsi Buddhist Temple (located only 6.4 miles from the Boardwalk!). 

The Buddhist Temple is located in the Redlands in South Florida. The temple was built back in 1982. There were many obstacles that came with the establishment of the Temple however, with strong efforts and great determination, the Temple today is strong and thriving. 

Simply approaching Wat Buddharangsi Buddhist Temple, you are overcome by an unexplainable internal peace. I was taken away the minute our car approached the parking lot. The golden trim of the temple and the breath-taking landscaping takes you to an unexplainable place.  

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Topics: RV travel, Places to go in South Florida, RV Resort

Seven Miles to Paradise-Redland Ranch

Posted by Krystal Trevino on Jun 5, 2016 10:34:12 PM

It's Sunday afternoon and our 9 month old has been awake since 7 AM. He's now running 7 hours straight with no nap time. Our arms are tired of playing baby hot potato. Peter and I look at each other and with that instant helpless stare, we resort to resolve to the usual. Peter jumps up and begins to prepare the diaper bag and I race to dress our other two children. Once again we place the kids in the car, turn on the radio and begin to drive around with hope that baby Tyler falls asleep. We decide to drive out to the Redlands. We figured just the panorama of the farms, the coral rock walls or the sight of peacocks in abundance, who have been seen roaming the groves, was simply enough to bring a little peace and ease of mind.

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Topics: RV travel, RV Resort, Camping

Camping without a Campfire

Posted by Krystal Trevino on May 31, 2016 12:01:03 AM

You’ve planned it all year and you finally come around to make your reservation for that camping trip you so longed for. Just as you’re getting your reservation details,  your mind slips into the past to those camping memories you hold so deep in your heart. Wood is burning, the fire is crackling, dad is playing the guitar, you look over at mom and she has this smile on her face that could light up the night if the fire went out. Then you come back. The voice on the other end of the line asks, “ Is there anything else I can help you with?”  Suddenly startled you come back from that moment and you ask, “ Do you allow campfires”? With hesitation in their voice, they give you the “ Unfortunately we do not allow campfires at our campgrounds, but we do have a list of great amenities you can take advantage of during your stay” response.  

Before you make a spiteful decision and decide to cancel your reservation, I’m here to tell you I get it. I know that sometimes we want to take ourselves back into those moments where we were just having fun. Nothing really mattered but the moment you were in. So I have put together this blog to help you deal with this very hard moment you are facing. (chuckles).

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Topics: RV travel, RV Resort

'Tis the"Hurricane" Season

Posted by Nancy Schreiber on May 19, 2016 4:30:00 PM

 Spring has sprung!  In Florida that means flowers, more sunshine and hurricane season.  Being from the midwest, I was a bit scared of hurricanes basically because I lacked knowledge about them and how to prepare for them.  I had been living in tornado country all of my life and knew just what to do.  I actually thought “this hurricane thing” was a piece of cake because we had a week to plan for it!  I was accustomed to waking up to sirens and having to hit the deck in a certain corner of my basement in the middle of the night. Well it’s been six years in Florida, living in an RV, without any immediate danger from hurricanes so far but they always say “it only takes one”.  Although, Hurricanes Irene, Sandy and Erika grazed us enough to get me to do a “dry run” prep.

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Topics: Safety, RV Resort, Hurricane, Ft. Lauderdale

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