We had just finished dinner and I was picking up trash left by less thoughtful campers around our campsite at North Carlson Lake, located in the rural farm country of western North Dakota, when a truck passing by circled around and approached me. The gentlemen in the truck informed me that a large thunderstorm was […]
Since we are right in the middle of lightning season—between May and September—it’s worth remembering that 92 percent of lightning injuries and deaths occur during these months. It’s also worth noting that 45 percent of the deaths and 80 percent of injuries occurred between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. According to the National Weather Service […]
Humidity can cause serious moisture-related problems in your RV if it is not taken care of properly. It can result in condensation building up on your windows, window seals, window panes, and even on metal objects. The water can eventually cause mold and mildew to grow, wooden surfaces to rot, and metal surfaces to rust. […]
The question is not if but how climate change will impact RVing. Are you ready to deal with it? Here’s how to get started.
Don’t let the cool temperatures of the fall season keep you from getting out and camping. There are great advantages to “cold season” camping, including fewer people, fall colors, and seeing areas in different seasons, to name a few. With some preparation, most people can stay comfortable in cooler temperatures and keep on adventuring! 1. […]
One minute you’re laying in bed on what you thought was a warm spring night—the next you’re hearing rain pouring down, your awning whipping in the wind, or worse, a loud bang from a gust of wind that tore your awning off its track. Most RVs come with an awning already attached. Some are automatic […]
Fall has arrived for many RVers across the country, and with it is the return of the rainy season. Many of today’s RVs, especially travel trailers (mine included), feature a floor plan with a queen bed across the front or rear of the RV. They also come with a storage compartment under the head of […]
Yes, high winds can flip RVs but rarely when you’re parked. Here’s how to minimize the impact that breezy days have on your stationary RV.
Even blue skies can kill you when a flash flood occurs. Don’t park your rig until you know the best way to avoid a flash flood camping weather disaster.
RVs can take you anywhere, any time of year. Learn to stay comfortable in any season by knowing how t park your RV in cold (or hot) weather).
Ready to pack up your RV and escape from the clutches of Old Man Winter this snowbird season? Well according to the The Farmer’s Almanac 2016 winter forecast, you’re going to need to put a lot of gas in the tank and really far south to stay warm. Winter 2016 in North America is going […]