Brad’s RV Adventures

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  • Moose standing in river at Isle Royale National Park.

    Four Years and the Journey Continues

    An eclectic array of destinations and new experiences have made my journey absolutely amazing. Over the last few weeks, I have traveled by planes, trains and automobiles, ventured into the...

  • Dining tables for Rattlesnake Saloon in a cave.

    Adventures Continue

    The adventures continue as I have been traveling, exploring, studying and volunteering. I can fly! My studying and preparation paid off and I nailed a 97% on my FAA Part...

  • The birthplace of Helen Keller.

    Three Helen Keller Inspirational Anecdotes

    Exploring and learning continue to be the highlight of my fulltime RV adventure. I am genuinely amazed by people, history and the natural world. I approached the birthplace of Helen...

  • Brad Saum RvingRevealed RV

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    As Thanksgiving approaches, I reflect on how I occasionally catch myself taking things for granted. During my 700 miles backpacking the Appalachian Trail, I rekindled my appreciation for simple things...

  • Convenience is the attraction at Tanglewood Park, located just outside Winston-Salem, NC but with opportunities to hike, bike, and kayak in the park easily within walking distance.

    Uniquely Carolina

    Traversing both blue highways and interstates through forests, small towns and big cities my quest to find spectacles uniquely Carolina succeeded. I discovered a few peculiar sights, perhaps even a...

  • Mayberry Campground in Mt. Airy, North Carolina with the Appalachian Mountains barely visible in the distance.

    Not Always What It Seems

    I rolled into the North Carolina State Fair Campground in Raleigh, and it became apparent that something was just not what it seemed. With several hundred campsites primarily used only...

  • McAfee Knob

    Travels, Friends, Family, Hiking and Kayaking

    The pinks and purples emerged over the blue soaked Appalachian Mountains as the sun began its ascent. And I began my ascent of the iconic McAfee Knob. My thru-hike of...

  • Foscue Creek Park

    On the Road – Fulltime RVing

    After crushing 700 miles of the Appalachian Trail, I transitioned back to living and traveling full-time in my RV. Backpacking three months through the Appalachian Mountains was a challenging adventure...

  • Backpacking 700 Miles and Off Trail

    It was an ideal backpacking day as I strolled down the Appalachian Trail. The sun was breaking through the forest canopy highlighting the flowers below in full bloom. Eventually, an...

  • Grayson Highlands State Park

    Today was awesome hiking through Grayson Highlands State Park as I just rented entered into Virginia. It’s days like this that I must file away and tap into when I’m...