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.
Full-time RVing doesn’t mean you’re camping every day. Learn how to turn your part-time RV into a full-time home in five steps.
The classic RV sewer hose explosion is funny until it happens to you. As a full-time RVer you’ll need to learn how to avoid being the butt of dump station jokes.
RV insurance isn’t sexy but here’s why it’s important to know how RV insurance total loss coverage can protect you from financial ruin.
When it comes time to properly store your unit in preparation for a long cold winter or when you will not be using it for a season, some RV owners begin to wonder about the best methods of caring for their investments and how to maintain its spiffy, shiny finish. The question they usually have […]
If you enjoy free and low cost camping on America’s public lands, it’s a good idea to know the differences between national forests, parks and wilderness areas. Why? Because recreation regulations that apply to one type of public land might be very different on another, and violating them could earn you a hefty fine. Remember: […]
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 your RV, […]
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 […]