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RVing? Camping? What’s the difference?

By Chuck Woodbury I believe I am finally able to define the lifestyle called RVing, which some people criticize because it's not really "camping." What...

Should I upgrade my RV to match the features of more expensive models?

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV ServiceThe other day someone asked me how to go about finding the same high-end features found in a more...

Learning from the “other guy”

By Russ and Tiña De MarisWhile there's plenty to be learned from industry experts, as RVers we often learn a lot from fellow RVers....

Need hospital care? Your RV may be welcome

By Jim TwamleyMany hospitals have designated RV parking. In fact, many have hook-ups that patients and family members can use for free. Often the...

How to care for an RV after a rainy getaway

By Russ and Tiña De MarisThe universe is known to have a perverse sense of humor. For weekend RVers, it generally manifests itself in...

Don’t let your RV fridge make you sick

By Russ and Tiña De Maris "If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation, introduce the subject of eating." —Leigh HuntAs...

Late night campground arrival courtesy

By Bob DifleyWhen pulling into a campground during quiet hours, it seems that some forget they may be the only ones awake. A few...

Another wrinkle on RV departure checklists

By Russ and Tiña De Maris We've reminded readers several times of the importance of not forgetting important items when pulling up the stakes at...

One-of-a-kind motorhome on display in Polson, Montana

You won’t see another motorhome like this one, which I found at the wonderful Miracle of America Museum in Polson, Montana. The plan is...

Getting “toad” — Are you ready to be dragged out of trouble?

By Greg Illes After more than 50 years of driving, and a lot of it off-road, I've had a bit of experience towing "dead" vehicles....

Use creative exercises to tune up your life

By Greg Illes Exercise shouldn’t mean that you have to curl a telephone pole with your fellow Navy Seals (photo). In fact, it can be...

Bag those troublesome cords and hoses

By Russ and Tiña De MarisOf all the gear RVers have to struggle with, some of the most unruly in terms of storage are...