Visit Roman Nose State Park

Roman Nose State Park, named after a Cheyenne chief, is one of the original seven Oklahoma state parks. Set amidst a beautiful canyon, recreational activities at this state park include an 18-hole golf course, swimming pools, hiking trails, two lakes, trout fishing in season, canoeing, paddle boats, mountain biking, horse stables and hayrides by reservation. Rentals include canoes, kayaks, paddle boats and mountain bikes. Swimming in the lakes is not allowed, but fishing and no-wake boating are welcome.

Visitors to the park will see many breathtaking views of the canyon. There are gypsum rock cliffs and three natural springs. Picnic areas are sprinkled throughout the park at most of its scenic areas.

RV sites with electric and water hookups are $22. RV sites with electric, water, and sewage are $25. All RV sites are first come, first serve. The park is open year round. The park is located on Highway 8A, 7 miles north of Watonga. Latitude: 35.934097, Longitude: -98.433037.

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RV to Sequoyah State Park

If you’re planning to travel through Oklahoma this summer, you’ve got any number of great RV camping destinations. One of the best places in Oklahoma to take your RV is Sequoyah State Park.

Located in eastern Oklahoma on the shores of Fort Gibson Lake (about 45 minutes southeast of Tulsa), it’s a place both water lovers and outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy. The park has over 19,000 surface-acres of water and 225 miles of shoreline, the park is a good place for boating, beach-going, hiking, picnicking, horseback riding, wildlife watching, golfing, disc-golfing, fishing, and camping.

The 18-hole golf course has a pro shop that offers rental equipment, snacks and drinks, corporate outings, tournament bookings, and more. The riding stables offers trail and hay rides on wooded and open trails throughout the park.

There’s also a full-service marina that offers boat rentals and sales, loading docks, gas docks, slip rentals, paddle boats, and bait and tackle supplies.

On-site park facilities and amenities include a restaurant, meeting rooms, swimming pool, splash park, tennis courts, playgrounds, recreations programs, and outdoor cookouts.

RVers can enjoy 48 full hook-up sites and 80 water and electric hook-up sites spread across three areas, Seminole, Choctaw, and Cherokee. Reservations will guarantee a site in a specific area and a specific site number.

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Stop by Leisure Time RV in Oklahoma this summer to check a new or used motorhome or travel trailer for your summer travels. Tour the models you want to see and ask any questions you may have about the various units or RVing in general. If you’re not on the market for an RV and simply need service for your current rig, just stop by the service department at Leisure Time RV to meet with a technician.

Preventing Mold and Mildew in Your RV

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Part of keeping your RV in good working order year after year is to ensure that mold and mildew are not allowed to take hold and build up. Preventing mold and mildew is all about maintaining awareness of your RV’s state and eliminating conditions that will inevitably lead to mold and mildew.

Check For and Clean Up Existing Mold

Before you prevent future mold, check for any preexisting mold or mildew. It’s not always obvious either; sometimes you’ll have to look in hidden places to find any. Use your sense of smell to detect any mildew odors or feel around for dampness. Look in places that are out of sight. There may be some inside your walls or under your carpet’s padding.

Keep an Eye on Your Roof, Plumbing, and Ventilation

These areas are more prone to water damage and, therefore, mold and mildew growth, than other areas of your RV. Make a habit of regularly checking these areas as you travel or even when you’re at home and your RV is in storage mode. Make sure that all your pipes and waterlines are in good working order and have no leaks or breaches. In small areas with high humidity, such as your RV’s bathroom, make sure that the ventilation is in good working order.

For your roof and ceiling, check it regularly for weak spots, leaks, drips, and poorly sealed areas. Shore up seals with fresh caulk. Look for indentations (caused by hail, fallen branches, etc.) on your roof where water could potentially pool.

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Festival of the Arts

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Known as Oklahoma City’s annual “rite of spring,” the Festival of the Arts is a six-day community celebration of the visual, culinary and performing arts. Come to the Festival of the Arts to view the creative works of over 140 artists from across the nation. Also enjoy a large-scale Sculpture Park exhibit on the Stage Center Lawn.

The Festival of the Arts is famous for its International Food Row. Sample delicious ethnic food or stay with tried-and-true festival favorites. From scrumptious Indian tacos to heaping platters of Brazilian food and Mexican cuisine, the festival’s food row will leave everyone with an appetite satisfied.

Enjoy four stages of nonstop performing arts and entertainment, as well as street performers roaming the grounds. Nearly 300 entertainers of all ages will donate their performances at the Festival of the Arts. In addition, hands-on activities will be available in the festival’s children’s area for $2. The Young-at-Art Mart returns as the children-only shopping venue with all artwork affordably priced for $5 or less. Families can also enjoy face painting and visit Pottery Place and Creation Station for more fun.

The festival runs daily from April 25 to April 30 at Bicentennial Park. The event is free to attend.

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Before you head to the festival, or anywhere else in Oklahoma or beyond, be sure to stop by Leisure Time RV to make sure that your rig is ready for the road and all it’s bound to throw your way. If it’s time to upgrade or even your first rig, come see us at Leisure Time RV to find the perfect RV for you.

The Best RV Resorts in the U.S.

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The RV lifestyle isn’t always about “roughing it.” In fact, traveling in an RV can be as luxurious as you want it to be, especially with so many top-quality RV resorts throughout the country. These three RV resorts are some of the best in the U.S. for their prime locations and amenities that go above and beyond.

Boyd’s Key West Campground

Scenery doesn’t get much better than gazing into the turquoise ocean waters of Key West. This unbeatable RV resort is packed with amenities like a private beach, a pool, a marina, free wireless internet access, clean bathrooms and 250 scenic campgrounds just minutes from Key West’s famed Duvall Street. Lounge in the sun or on the water all day, then catch a bus into town for some of America’s best beach nightlife.

Polson Motorcoach and RV Resort

The Polson Motorcoach and RV Resort in Polson, Montana, is the state’s No. 1 luxury RV resort. Travelers enjoy breathtaking sites surrounded by the Mission Mountains and Flathead Lake. Oversized lots, a pool, hot tub, mini golf, a dog park, basketball courts, volleyball courts, outdoor kitchens, multiple laundry facilities, relaxing common areas and an array of other first-class features set this resort above most others in the country. Even better, the Polson Motorcoach and RV Resort is just minutes from Glacier Park, offering countless outdoor adventures.

Durango RV Resort

Head to Red Bluff, California, to enjoy a luxurious RV site at the Durango RV Resort on the Sacramento River. Gorgeous riverfront RV sites are combined with a pool, numerous clubhouses, outdoor fireplaces, a 45-acre dog park, an automatic dog-washing station, free wireless internet access and a long list of other touches that make this resort one you’ll never want to leave.

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The Tips You Need for Winter Camping

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Camping isn’t just a summertime activity. In fact, camping in the colder months of winter can be just as enjoyable (or even more enjoyable) than camping in other seasons. The thinner campground crowds, exciting outdoor winter activities and thrill of camping in more extreme conditions make this one of the best times of year to pitch a tent and enjoy the great outdoors.

However, camping in the colder temperatures of winter means you need to take extra precautions to keep yourself and your fellow campers safe. The following four tips are ones that will help you make the most out of this winter camping season.

Pack the Snow at Your Campsite

The first thing you should do upon arrival at your campsite is pack the snow in the area where you’ll be placing your tent. Packing the snow will create a smooth and solid surface will keep you more comfortable and prevent tears in your tent due to soft spots.

Pad Your Sleeping Space

A sleeping pad is essential to keeping you off the ground and warm when camping in cold temperatures. Pack a thick sleeping pad or layer your pad with clothing, blankets, towels or other soft goods to keep you warm.

Dry Your Bag in the Day

Flip your sleeping bag inside-out and hang it outside on days when you’re not expecting snow or rain. This will help remove any condensation from the interior of your bag, so you can sleep comfortably the following night.

Wear Fire-Resistant Outer Layers By the Fire

You’ll want to sit close to a hot fire when you’re camping in cold temperatures, but it’s important to wear a flame-resistant outer layer, such as wool, when close to the flames. Down jackets burn easily due to heat and stray embers, so keep flammable materials inside your tent at night.

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November Events in OKC

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Check out one of these great events happening this November in OKC.

AQHA World Championship Show – November 3-19

Enjoy the American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show this November in Oklahoma City. The show runs most of November, recurring daily, and showcases the American Quarter Horse in a variety of competitions and events.

Head to State Fair Park at 3001 General Pershing Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK.

The Music of the Rolling Stones – November 4-5

Join the OKC Philharmonic as they pay tribute to the Rolling Stones – the band that has toured for over 50 years, ranked in the top five of Billboard Magazine’s Greatest Artists of All Time, and sold over 200 million albums. Enjoy hits including Satisfaction, Paint It Black, Ruby Tuesday, Honky Tonk Women, and many more.

The show can be seen at the Civic Center Music Hall at 201 N. Walker Ave., Oklahoma City, OK.

Catch an Oklahoma Thunder Game

The Oklahoma City Thunder have ten home games this month, so there’s plenty of opportunities to catch one (or two!).

All home games, the schedule for November is:

  • Nov 5 against Minnesota Timberwolves
  • Nov 7 against Miami Heat
  • Nov 9 against Toronto Raptors
  • Nov 11 against L.A. Clippers
  • Nov 13 against Orlando Magic
  • Nov 16 against Houston Rockets
  • Nov 18 against Brooklyn Nets
  • Nov 20 against Indiana Pacers
  • Nov 26 against Detroit Pistons
  • Nov 30 against Washington Wizards

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Do-It-Yourself Creepy Halloween Make-Up

Kids and adults both want Halloween costumes that will impress fellow trick-or-treaters and party-goers. However, making an extravagant costume can take a lot of time, and pre-made ones often cost an arm and a leg. This guide to creating your own creepy Halloween make-up will help you save money and produce a look that everyone will envy.

Be a Haunting Robot

Make a common costume idea more unique and adult-friendly with some simple make-up tips. Start by powdering your face with metallic make-up power to turn it a ghostly shade of silver.

Then, use a thick piece of paper or a ruler to draw straight lines to your eyes and mouth with a make-up pen. Dot the lines in some places to make it appear that your face is bolted together. This same look can be used with happier faces for child-appropriate costumes.

Be the Walking Dead

Zombies are always a popular Halloween choice, but you can make your costume look better than the rest with the proper face paint. Use white face paint to cover your entire face and neck, then draw veins (with a make-up pencil) extending from your eyes, hairline and jaw line. Create raccoon eyes with eye shadow and splash yourself with fake blood (especially around the mouth). This zombie look is undeniably creepy, but not too gory for kids.

Day of the Dead

Instead of being the walking dead, try creating a Day of the Dead look. Use white face paint to cover your face to look like a skull, then draw lines extending from your mouth toward your ears. Add splashes of your favorite colors around your eyes and get creative with designs on your chin and forehead. Day of the Dead skulls are always colorful and unique, so you can go as crazy as you want with this look.

Traveling in an RV is one of the best ways to enjoy a new Halloween experience. Stop in and see us at Leisure Time RV in Oklahoma City to find your dream RV today.

Be Road Trip Royalty with a Forest River RV!

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Forest River models are among the best in the industry. You’ll feel like road trip royalty when you hit the road in one.

This is because they have possess an unprecedented number of amenities that make for a comfortable and convenient journey, no matter where you go.

Forest River RVs are available in a wide assortment of types, models, and floorplans, including fifth wheels, travel trailers, toy haulers, and Class A motorhomes, among others.

Take the Forest River Work and Play, for example. This toy hauler isn’t just for ATVs or dirt bikes. It’s so large, you can actually fit a full vehicle inside of it. It’s like a portable home on wheels, garage included. Common features across all floorplans include LED lights throughout, low ramps for easy loading of vehicles, dual pane windows, 32″ LED flat screen TV, escape door in cargo, upgrade Serta mattress, 10 gallon water heater, lighted storage compartments, outside shower, outside exterior speakers, and aluminum wheels.

Check out our entire selection of Forest River models.

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Unique Road Trip Stops – The National Mustard Museum

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If you are looking for one of those weird places to stop while on a road trip in your Oklahoma RV — one on of those places that will get everyone talking — take a road trip through Wisconsin and visit the National Mustard Museum. Pack up the RV, toy hauler, fifth wheel or whatever it is that you travel in, and head to Wisconsin for the National Mustard Museum.

One day in October of 1986, the founder of the museum, Barry Levenson, was walking down the condiment aisle in a grocery store. He said he heard a voice that said, “If you collect us, they will come.” He bought about 12 jars of different mustards.

While he worked as an Assistant Attorney General for Wisconsin, he continued to collect different types and brands of mustards. By 1991, he decided to quit his job and devote his time to his collection.

On April 4, 1992, Levenson opened the Mustard Museum to the general public in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin. By October of 2000, his collection had outgrown the original location and he moved across the street to a larger location. In 2009, he moved once again to the museum’s current location in Middleton, Wisconsin. For years, National Mustard Day was held in Mount Horeb, and in August 2010, the mustard festival was held in Middleton.

Levenson’s collection now spans over 5,400 different mustards. The museum also has hundreds of different types of mustard memorabilia. You can also visit the Mustardpiece Theatre and discover shows like Mustard: The Spice of Nations, visit the mustard fields of Canada, elegant French restaurants and more, all on a big screen television.

Also, check out some of the musicals from Poupon U, from The Sound of Mustard to Hello, Dollop! After visiting the Mustardpiece Theatre, check out the interactive food quiz kiosk or go over to Mrs. Mustard’s Kitchen to learn how to add mustard to many every-day recipes.

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