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Save propane with CheapHeat electric heating system

The standard way for recreational vehicles of all types to heat their interiors has been by bottled propane (LPG). Now the CheapHeat™ system gives...

Build your own levelers

By Peter CalabreseTwo years ago I was reintroduced to RVing. I was a full-timer of sorts back in 1978-1981, having lived in one in...

Happy Camper: The wine for RVers!

By Eric Brotman RVtravel.comWhat’s in a name? Jeffrey Dye, owner of Happy Camper Wines, hopes his screw-top bottles with labels showing a sleek, silver trailer...

The value of RV roof coatings

By Dicor CorporationProtecting your RV roof with a coating specially designed for the type of roof material you have is one of the best...

Mosquitoes — deal with them (even if you can’t beat them)

By Greg Illes The first thing you'll always hear about mosquitoes is DEET, the active ingredient in the most-effective (to date) repellent. "Get some DEET...

Catalytic heaters warm your RV without draining batteries

If you've become frustrated with the inefficiency of your RV's forced air furnace, especially when dry-camping and it kills your batteries in record time,...

Changing travel plans “on the fly”

By Bob DifleyWhen traveling it's all too easy to find yourself focusing more on the destination than the trip. Think of all the great...

Living in one place, in one home, isn’t as “normal” as it once was

By RV Travel StaffAn idea has been bouncing around in my head lately that living in one place, in one home, isn't as "normal"...

Portable waste tank: A must for boondockers

If you are a winter snowbird and boondocker and don't already have a towable waste tank you are missing one of boondocking's most useful...

Grab handle makes RV screen door reach a lot closer

By Jim TwamleyUnless you have telescoping arms, if you're like most RVers you may struggle to reach out and grab that RV screen door...
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Apps help you find public lands

By Dave HelgesonThe U.S. federal government controls nearly 650 million acres of land owned by you and me, the taxpayers of this great nation....

We know what the Lone Ranger did with his trash – How about yours?

By Russ and Tiña De MarisIt's a problem that doesn't get much play —but what do you do with the trash? Many "boondocking" locations...