Trading In Your RV

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As the RV season winds down, you may find your self having thoughts of taking advantage of the end of season sales and trading in your current RV top purchase a new one. If you decide to do this, you may be wondering how to get the best value for your trade-in? What do you need to do to get your current RV ready to get the best …

Camping in the Pacific Northwest

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Are you the type of person who enjoys having a variety of things to do when you go RVing? Did you ever wish you could do it all in one trip? Maybe you dream of skiing a snow capped mountain in 80-degree temperatures, wearing nothing but your bathing suit and a backpack (while we didn’t participate, we have seen this done!). Or, perhaps you’d like to hike to …

The RV Owner as Handyman

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Owning an RV and being a handyman, or handy woman, go hand-in-hand. Like home ownership of the fixed to the ground models, the fixed with wheels models also require routine maintenance. Even if you can afford to have someone else do the repairs for you, when you’re on the road it may be nearly impossible to find someone to make repairs-especially if you are in remote areas. Then, …

Setting up Camp

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Whether you are new to RVing, or a road hardened veteran, setting up camp requires your full attention. Each RV is different, so the following is only meant to be a general guideline. Setting up on your camp site: If you are new to RVing, when first arriving at your camp ground, ask if they have an escort service. These folks are seasoned staff members and they will …

Part 2: American Revolution RV Tour – Mid Atlantic and South

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As 1776 came to a close the major battles slowly began shifting from the northeast and began moving down the Atlantic coast. Some of the major battles are cited below for planning purposes. New Jersey. The Battle of Trenton started on December 26, 1776. The surprise attack was a victory for General Washington. The Battle of Princeton followed on January 3, 1777, with another U.S victory. The Battle …

Part 1: American Revolution RV Tour- Northeast

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Are you a history fanatic? Do you have family members who fought in the Revolutionary War? Do you love to visit historical sites? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you may want to consider taking your RV on a tour of the major Revolutionary War battle sites. No matter whether you home school your children or not, this is a great way to include a …

Boondocking and Boondocking Etiquette

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If you are not familiar with the term “boondocking,” it means simply parking your RV in a place with limited or no facilities. The term originated when large retailers, such as Wal-Mart, allowed RVers to stay in their parking lots overnight. This practice benefited both the RVers, who stayed for free and the retailer, as the RVers would use this stop to stock up on groceries and other …

Beware! Don’t Plug Your RV into A Disaster

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Recreational vehicles are manufactured to be reliable and safe. As a matter of fact, there are over nine million RV’s on the road with very few accidents reported. However,there is one danger of which every RV er should be aware. Plugging in to an improperly wired shore power connection can kill you, even though your RV meets the National Electric Code (NEC) and the National Fire Protection Association …

Visiting Family and Friends in your RV

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Today, people move from one part of the country to another, which results in families living far apart. Traveling in your RV to visit your family members and/or your friends who don’t live nearby is a wonderful way to see them all! There are many benefits to traveling this way, as well. Your recreational vehicle allows you, and those you’re visiting, to maintain privacy and it prevents feeling …

Tailgating in Your RV

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Are you ready for some football? Training camps are about ready to begin, and that means that football season is not far off. With that comes the truly American experience known as tailgating. This experience can be enjoyed at both professional and college football games. What makes a good tailgating experience? Most of what makes tailgating fun is personal choice, but there are some essential items you will …

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