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Will weight on rear of RV trailer off-balance the rig?

  By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a letter he received from a reader while he was serving as...
Boondocking

What’s “boondocking” to you? Reader Poll

  You hear RVers say they boondock. It's the act of boondocking. But what do they mean? Is staying any place that's free boondocking? Is...

Free RV spot? Try caretaking — trade skills, or your presence

  By Bob Difley Caretaking takes many forms, such as simply camping at a remote location to deter theft or vandalism or staying on someone else's...

Perform your own diagnostics on your vehicles with CarMD

  By Bob Difley Using CarMD is like having a crystal ball for your car or light truck. We've all had that dreaded "check engine" light suddenly...

Forest River’s new policy: Good news or an idiot’s tale?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Perhaps it's a coincidence, or maybe there really is an RV manufacturer that's "seen the light"...

Plan to RV this Memorial Day weekend?

  By Chuck Woodbury EDITOR The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association sent out a news release Wednesday that said a survey shows that nearly 14.4 million people...
Boondocking

Try this Oregon Coast nesty forest service campground

  Here's a question from a reader of RVtravel.com about boondocking.  Hi Bob, We will be traveling down the coast of Oregon this summer and though I...

RV Mods: Here’s a use for your fridge front!

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris RVers live in small spaces, and making all that we can of that space just makes sense. Much has...

KOA raises $118,000 for children’s charity

  Kampgrounds of America’s (KOA’s) annual Care Camps Big Weekend set a new camper attendance record May 12-13, drawing about four percent more camping families...

RVer Horoscopes for June 2017

BY SWAMI HAL Swami Hal is a retired psychic who travels full-time in a 37-foot Pace Arrow motorhome with his considerably younger, full-figured...

Born Free RV shuts down

  (May 20, 2017) — Callers to Born Free Motorhomes this week are hearing a message that the company is shutdown through Friday. However, based...

RV Travel Newsletter Issue 794

  Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This newsletter, now in its 16th year of continuous publication, is funded primarily...