Three things Every New RVer Learns

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Everyone who owns an RV was just starting out at some point. It was an exciting time. Everything was new and the road was calling. As with everything, there is a learning curve to RVing. There are some things every RVer learns quickly, others are learned over time. Following are a few things to make the learning process a little easier. 1. Your first recreational vehicle is really …

RV Odors – Part 2

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Your RV is the same as your home and can host many odors. Part one covered odors from holding tanks, potable water tanks, refrigerator and freezer and carpet odors. Here are more odors and how to control them. Let’s start with the deadly duel: Propane and ammonia. Propane is used in your RV for cooking in both the stove top and the oven. Some other RV systems that …

RV Odors – Part One

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If you have been RVing for a while, you are familiar with the typical smells and odors within your RV. Some can be pleasant, such as the smell of the ocean when camping at the beach, or the pine forest when mountain camping. Others can be downright disgusting. If you are a new RV owner you need to be aware of what the good smells are and which …

North Carolina Fall Foliage

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It may still be summer, but it won’t be long and the air will take on the chill of autumn. Picture being surrounded by mountain peaks covered in trees full of autumn leaves in colors of fiery orange with touches of crimson and burnished gold, shimmering in the breeze as far as the eye can see. Now, picture a back drop of a clear, sapphire sky. The smell …

Wildfires and Other Natural Disasters

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One of the great things about owning an RV is the ability to get away from civilization by camping in a nice spot out in the wilderness. It’s important to remember, however, that no matter where you go, it is necessary to have an emergency plan for natural disasters. Unfortunately, no area is exempt from this. It’s important to make sure that everyone in your party, including children, …

Why Do We RV?

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It has been said that camping as a child has provided people with an appreciation of nature and the great outdoors, an interest in people and places, as well as providing a positive energy on attitudes that has carried over into their adult lives. With today’s RVs, this experience can continue in more comfort and convenience than ever before. Imagine a trip to a national park with all …

Stocking your RV, Part 2

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In part one of Stocking your RV, we addressed the basic things you need for the water, sewage and electrical systems, as well as leveling and stabilizing your RV. Part two will go over basic camping supplies and personal items to pack for your RV trip. Basic camping supplies- These are the items that will send you to the store to purchase if you have forgotten to pack …

RVing with your Pets

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Pets are much loved family member in the U.S. In 2013, the number of households with pets was greater than the number of households with children! This great love of pets is a huge industry; so much so that American’s spent nearly $51 billion on their pets in 2013. Because you love your pets, you can’t leave them at home while you’re on vacation. One of the nicest …