There are both pros and cons to RVing with a boat. On the plus side, you can experience the water by your campground in a whole new way and get out fishing or simply cruising at sunset. You can also reach boat-in only campgrounds that are more private and secluded. However, boat ownership is not […]
A few entries ago, I shared a tip for leveling your RV side to side when camping in the boondocks. Given the amount of interest in that entry, I will share another leveling tip for fifth wheel and travel trailer owners that involves front to rear leveling. When you’re logging long miles and pull off […]
It doesn’t matter if your trailer is big or small, there are everyday safety steps that should be taken to avoid tragedies while on the road. 1. Stay up-to-date on regular maintenance. Keeping your trailer in top shape is a critical step in trailer safety. Before towing, ensure that: The bearings have been greased The […]
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 […]
Hitching your trailer can be challenging and figuring out how to set the towed unit at the right height to connect the tow vehicle can drive anyone crazy.
Manufacturers of innovative products for cars, motorcycles and RVs converged at SEMA 2016, showcasing the latest trends for RVers. As the gathering isn’t open to the public, here are some highlights that topped our list to check out this year.
Weight distribution hitches have long been the ideal solution for smooth, trouble-free towing. They mean the difference between an easy towing experience and a not-so-enjoyable one, especially in bad weather, rough road conditions, or when weight is a concern. Why do you need a weight distribution hitch? In fact, weight is the number one factor […]
Runaway trailer wrecks are common but follow these simple trailer towing safety tips to help you avoid a highway disaster.
RV triple towing is a great way to haul all your toys, but it’s not easy. Consider the risks and individual state laws before you decide to take the leap.
Even a slightly crooked campsite can cause sleepless nights. Learn to level your fifth wheel in these four easy steps and you’ll enjoy camping just about anywhere.
Wildcat Trailers – a division of Indiana-based Forest River Inc. – has recently announced a new mid-range, travel trailer line and after learning about its construction with a long list of standards, the company seems to be on the right path of providing RVers with a reliable series available at a competitive price point. The […]