Prepare your Dog for Camping

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Everyone wants to have a successful camping trip–one that is safe and enjoyable. That includes your dog. Making sure Fido is prepared before hand will go a long way toward ensuring that everything goes smoothly. Before you hop in the RV with the dog, you’ll want to take him or her to the veterinarian to determine whether your dog is fit, both physically and behaviorally, to safely go …

Managing RV Weight

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For safe travels in an RV is imperative to understand and manage RV weight. The following tips are offered to safeguard your passengers, your investment, and the roadways. Before anything else, you must know the basic terminology. Make sure to learn the recreational vehicle weight definitions, understand how they work with safe towing, and follow the recommendations–do not go above the ratings. Make weight a primary consideration when …

Games for the Road

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There is nothing like an RV vacation with the family. Sometimes, though the problem is getting to your destination with your good mood intact. Traveling with the kids is wonderful, but they tend to get bored quickly. It’s never too soon to start planning your next trip and that includes traveling activities. Following are a few games you might want to try to help pass the time and …

Cooking in Tight Spaces

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Many, if not most, RVers will choose to do the majority of their cooking outdoors. After all, that’s why you’re there–to enjoy spending time outside with family and friends. However, there are times when you absolutely must cook indoors. The problem with that is that most indoor RV kitchen spaces are restricted in size if not outright tiny. So, you need to make the most of the space …

Eight Reasons to Take an RV Vacation

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RVing is becoming increasingly popular with young families as well as baby boomers. If you think RVing something you might enjoy, but aren’t sure, let us give you 10 reasons you might want to try it. 1. Get back to nature. An RV vacation is a fabulous way to explore the great outdoors. Visit national or state parks, visit famous landmarks, go hiking, fishing, white water rafting, canoeing, …

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 …

Have You Attended an RV Rally?

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If not, it’s something you may want to think about doing in 2015. An RV rally is a gathering of RV users who have something in common, usually a club or organization membership (the two largest are Good Sam and the Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA)) or something else, like owners of a certain brand of recreational vehicle. A rally is a great way to meet other RV …

Hot Gadgets for Cold Weather

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With cold weather already here, you may be looking for ways to keep warm while you travel in your RV—or even at home for that matter! Here are a couple of gadgets that might help in that endeavor. Most RVers carry space heaters with them in the recreational vehicle. According to a recent study, that exact number is 84%. Most of these space heaters typically use 750 to …

RV Costs vs. Housing Costs

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Winter is the time when many retirees, and those nearing retirement, begin to think about selling everything and living full time in their recreational vehicles. Who can blame them? The idea of picking up and moving to any part of the country whenever you want is truly tempting. Before deciding to do that, though, you must take into consideration and compare the costs of living in your recreational …

Reading on the Road

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Did you know there is a way to take your entire reading library with you as you travel in your RV? A way that take up almost no space, is lightweight, and can be accessed anywhere? That’s right, we’re taking about electronic books (also known as e-books). By now, just about everyone knows about these and some people love them, some hate them, and some don’t have an …

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