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RV tires: How old is too old?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris A man goes into an RV dealership, interested in a seven year-old motorhome with 10,000 miles on the odometer....

How long can you keep fresh water in your tank?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Having your RV sitting in the driveway, "ready to roll" on a spur-of-the-moment trip is one of the gifts...
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Extend your stay with these battery saving tips

Whether you're stopping for the night at a Wal-Mart or dry camping for a week in the outback, you will at some time need...

Think differently when buying a new RV

By Ron Jones Whether you plan to spend $5,000, $50,000 or $350,000 for that first or fifth RV, you need to look at it "differently"...

Needed: a new kind of campground

By Chuck Woodbury, editor RVtravel.com I wrote this a couple of years ago after returning from a cross country trip in my motorhome. For whatever...

Free RV camping at Wal-Mart. How to do it.

RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury explains the "unofficial rules" for spending the night in an RV in a Wal-Mart parking lot. The price is...

An amazing two-story trailer and the girl who called it home

Shirley Wallace' lived in this two-story Spartan Manor trailer from age three until she went off to college 16 years later in 1969....

Dump your RV’s wastes with a portable waste tank tote

Portable waste tanks aren't required for RVing but they can come in handy. They make emptying your tanks extremely convenient, since you only...

How to level a travel trailer

In this RV DIY® Project video Mark Polk of RV Education 101 demonstrates how to level and stabilize a travel trailer using leveling...

Tire problems? It could be your tire’s valves!

Tire expert Roger Marble of https://RVtireSafety.com explains why a tire's valves are so important. Bad valves can not just cause leaks, but can...

Tire problems? It could be your tire’s valves!

Tire expert Roger Marble of https://RVtireSafety.com explains why a tire's valves are so important. Bad valves can not just cause leaks, but can...

Take time to ready your generator now — for later!

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Autumn is here. When thinking about your winter layup, don't miss the needs of your portable generator. While these...