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New RVer Asks: What do all these campsite utility designations mean?

By Russ and Tiña De MarisPeruse a campground directory, look over information on the Internet, some of the terms used in connections with campgrounds...

Buying RV insurance: Sort out the terms, part 1

By Russ and Tiña De MarisOwning an RV can be a big financial investment. Keeping it financially secure only makes sense. But when it...

Buying RV insurance: Sort out the terms, part 2

By Russ and Tiña De MarisBuying RV insurance can be like a trip into unknown country. It's best if you have a map. In...

New RVer asks: What do I do with my dirty laundry?

By Russ and Tiña De MarisIt's a problem all RVers have to deal with: Where to put the dirty laundry until wash day rolls...

New RVer asks: How do I plan day’s end?

By Russ and Tiña De MarisA family man finally has his new RV and the first big road trip is coming up. "How do...

Look out for scammers

By Russ and Tiña De MarisThese RVers met a "nice young fellow" in the parking lot of a Walmart in Cedar City, Utah just...

New RVer asks: Just what does a “grade” sign mean?

By Russ and Tiña De MarisGet out of the flat country and hit the hills, sooner or later you'll find a sign warning of...

Controlling RV trailer sway

By Russ and Tiña De MarisOne of the most unnerving experiences that can happen for a new RVer--and even for old hands--is trailer sway....

New RVer asks: Where do I put levels on my RV?

By Russ and Tiña De MarisHaving your RV level when parked not only makes it easier to get around in, it's also critical for...

Buy an RV through craigslist?

By Russ and Tiña De MarisShopping for a used RV can exercise your PQ — patience quotient. Many RV shoppers have a list of...

How’s your “leave no trace” knowledge?

By Russ and Tiña De MarisA columnist in an Idaho newspaper has a few gripes about bad campground behavior. Trash in fire rings, dog...

Outfitting your RV

By Russ and Tiña De MarisHaving an RV is almost like having a second home. You have a kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, living room, etc....