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RV Travel Newsletter Issue 876

Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This newsletter, now in its 18th year of continuous publication, is funded primarily...

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RV Daily Tips Newsletter 1018

Issue 1018 • December 13, 2018 Welcome to another fabulous edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here, you’ll find helpful RV-related, and small-space living,...

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Issue 1017• December 12, 2018 Welcome to another fabulous edition of RVtravel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here, you’ll find helpful RV-related, and small-space living, tips from...

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RV Travel Newsletter Issue 876

Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This newsletter, now in its 18th year of continuous publication, is funded primarily...

Contest: Send us your Statue of Liberties

You don't need to travel to New York to see the Statue of Liberty. She's everywhere, all across America, in towns big and small...

Baking holiday treats? Beware of bad ingredients

Making holiday treats in your RV? Or maybe your granddaughter's birthday is almost here. Piece of cake! Well, if your small kitchen is somehow...

More Colorado State Park campsites available only with reservation

DENVER, Colo. - Starting in 2019, 20 of Colorado’s state parks will offer camping by reservation only. Effective Jan. 1, 15 state parks will...

Is your RV your only home?

Is your RV the only home you own? Or do you travel full-time but still have a traditional home that you rent out and/or...
RV Electricity

How to extend the life of an RV battery

By Mark Polk The life of RV batteries varies. Factors include how they're used, maintained, discharged and recharged, and how they're stored. A battery cycle...

RVtravel.com blows a fuse (sort of) …

By Chuck WoodburyIf you tried to read this newsletter last Saturday morning, December 8, you may have found an error message. Oops! We blew...

Harvest Hosts to raise fees. Adds golf courses to free overnight locations

Harvest Hosts, a membership organization that has traditionally offered free overnight RV stays at more than 600 wineries, farms, breweries and other locations –...

Reader Polls

Is your RV your only home?

Is your RV the only home you own? Or do you travel full-time but still have a traditional home that you rent out and/or...

How much of your holiday shopping are you doing online?

By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL After two years of full-timing, Gail and I recently bought a home just north of Seattle, in the "burbs." My home...

What we learned about you last week (December 8-14)

By Emily WoodburyAnother week of 2018 has come and gone. It's hard to believe that in less than three weeks we'll be ringing in...

Gizmos & Gadgets

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New RV has built-in outdoor movie system

By Chuck Woodbury The evolution of RVs from recreational vehicles, where someone recreates (participates in recreational activities) rather than, say, live comfortably with more gizmos...

Sharing your location using Google Maps

With these smartphone/GPS devices in our pockets all the time, there are now many different ways to share your location. Apple has the "Find...

How to prevent a thief from stealing your RV surge protector

By Chuck Woodbury If you use a surge protector when you plug in your RV (you absolutely should!), it's a good idea to secure it...

RV Electricity

RV Electricity

RV Electricity – Is it a leak or a noisy water heater element?

By Mike SokolFrom the Redwood Owners Forum, My water heater started to make a noise tonight. It sounded like a leak. After fiddling around a...
RV Electricity

RV Electricity – No~Shock~Zone by Mike Sokol – Issue 13

Issue 13 • December 2, 2018 Mike Sokol, editorBrought to you as a public service by RVtravel.com. Support comes from our sponsors, advertisers and the...

RV Recalls

Keystone recalls 982 model year 2019 trailers

Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling 982 model year 2019 Keystone Cougar, Outback, Passport, Springdale, Bullet and Hideout travel trailers and 2019 Dutchmen Aerolite...

RV and RV-related recalls for November 2018

Here is our monthly summary of RV recalls for November 2018 and related equipment we feel are of interest to our readers. This information...

Airstream recalls some ’19 motorhomes for fuse issue

Airstream, Inc., is recalling certain 2019 Airstream Interstate 19 motorhomes because 150 amp fuses may have been used for the coach battery instead of...

Editorials & Opinion

RV Travel Newsletter Issue 876

Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This newsletter, now in its 18th year of continuous publication, is funded primarily...

RVtravel.com blows a fuse (sort of) …

By Chuck WoodburyIf you tried to read this newsletter last Saturday morning, December 8, you may have found an error message. Oops! We blew...

What have you found along the road?

By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL Here is a question for you: What is the best thing you have ever found along a road — something that...

How much of your holiday shopping are you doing online?

By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL After two years of full-timing, Gail and I recently bought a home just north of Seattle, in the "burbs." My home...

Editor's Roadside Jounal

What have you found along the road?

By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL Here is a question for you: What is the best thing you have ever found along a road — something that...

How much of your holiday shopping are you doing online?

By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL After two years of full-timing, Gail and I recently bought a home just north of Seattle, in the "burbs." My home...

Flying buses: The future is (not) here!

This is the top half of a full page magazine ad for Sinclair Oil. I don't know the date it appeared. What do you...

Camping & Parks

More Colorado State Park campsites available only with reservation

DENVER, Colo. - Starting in 2019, 20 of Colorado’s state parks will offer camping by reservation only. Effective Jan. 1, 15 state parks will...

Harvest Hosts to raise fees. Adds golf courses to free overnight locations

Harvest Hosts, a membership organization that has traditionally offered free overnight RV stays at more than 600 wineries, farms, breweries and other locations –...

See prehistoric graffiti at Painted Rock Petroglyph Site

By Bob Difley Like most historic or recreation sites managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), they don't get a lot of publicity and...