Think about the last time you tossed an object into the back of your pickup truck and didn’t think twice about it. Most objects stay put but sometimes they don’t. One Canadian recently survived a freak RV towing accident when a flying ratchet tie down caused nearly $6,000 in damage to a truck towing a […]
RV gets stuck on Golden Gate Bridge toll lane. Follow this best tip to drive your RV through highway toll lanes and you won’t end up like he did.
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Most of us picked up on life’s little niceties when we were young, say in kindergarten. Sharing. Taking turns. Working at developing patience. For the most part, we see it in our fellow RVers— courtesy seems like a general rule among most. But still, there are areas where it seems like some need those little […]
Most RVs have two things in common: tires and a patio mat. Sooner or later, the tires and/or items associated with them that spin (brakes, wheels, bearings, etc) will fail you, which should be considered just part of the adventure known as RVing. When this happens, your RV patio mat can come in handy. Spread […]
Save money and the planet by making your own homemade DIY RV cleaners using common household ingredients like essential oil and baby shampoo.
One of the greatest advantages to owning a home on wheels is that you have the option to drive away from Old Man Winter – usually. Unfortunately as many RVers eventually discover, making a fast break from freezing temperatures isn’t always possible. If cross-country winter RV travel sends you into the polar vortex while in […]
Dispersed free camping on public lands is a great option to avoid crowds, save money on summer RV adventures and makes the most of your self-contained RV. Dispersed camping means thinking outside the campground and creating your own perfect campsite on the millions of acres of public land available to U.S. taxpayers. It’s easy to […]
Summer is prime time for bears to make their debut in campgrounds around North America. Are you prepared for these mighty visitors? Obviously these RVers weren’t ready: You might think that bears only attack backpackers and tent campers, but that kind of thinking can get you into trouble. Bears love RVs too and they don’t […]
RVs aren’t as bad for the environment as most people imagine. We use far less water than the typical hotel guest, we put more people into our vehicle than the average car traveler and most of us make an effort to minimize our impact on the environment. Since the whole point of getting out to […]
If you’re from the East Coast of the US and have never driven your RV west of the Mississippi, you might be in for a scary surprise when you start climbing – then descending – America’s great peaks like the Rocky Mountains. Instead of waiting for the smell of burning breaks to teach you the […]