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Friday, April 3, 2020

RV Travel Newsletter Issue 941

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Welcome to RVtravel.com, the only newsletter that puts its readers far ahead of commercial interests. Please tell your friends about us! Learn about RV camping,...
Sunday RV News

News for RVers #941, Sunday edition

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Welcome to RVtravel.com, the only newsletter that puts its readers far ahead of commercial interests . Please tell your friends about us! Here's the latest...
coronavirus

RV Coronavirus News Update, April 3, 2020

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Please send your news about the coronavirus pandemic as it applies to RVers to editor@rvtravel or submit it here. Thank you to all the RV...

Readers tell us: Do you know anyone who has gotten the coronavirus, COVID-19?

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By Emily Woodbury Last Wednesday, March 25th, we asked if you know anyone who has gotten the coronavirus. But, before I get started, let me...

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 1311

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Friday, April 3, 2020 Welcome to another edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here you’ll find helpful RV-related and living tips from the pros,...
coronavirus

RV Coronavirus News Update, April 3, 2020

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Please send your news about the coronavirus pandemic as it applies to RVers to editor@rvtravel or submit it here. Thank you to all the RV...

Readers tell us: Do you know anyone who has gotten the coronavirus, COVID-19?

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By Emily Woodbury Last Wednesday, March 25th, we asked if you know anyone who has gotten the coronavirus. But, before I get started, let me...

RV Life in a Coronavirus World: “Attending a virtual church”

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CAVEAT: Comments, posts and/or tips in our newsletters are those of the authors and may not reflect the views of RVtravel.com or its staff. EDITOR’S...

Get a serious grip on RV condensation

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By Jim Twamley Dealing with condensation is a fact of RV life. Moisture is the RV’s worst enemy so you need to be aggressive in...
RV Shrink

RV Shrink: What do RV park managers and pig farmers have in common?

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Dear RV Shrink: We have spent the winter in the state parks of three states as well as many city and county parks. One common...

Big recall on Sprinters; brake hose could leak

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Daimler Vans USA is recalling 48,775 model year 2019 Freightliner Sprinter and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vehicles. The rear part of the fender liner on the...

Wildflowers bloom across Texas

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Texas wildflowers (Texas Highways/Don Allen) During this time of COVID-19 crisis, if you are a Snowbird needing to travel through several states to get home,...

Get a serious grip on RV condensation

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By Jim Twamley Dealing with condensation is a fact of RV life. Moisture is the RV’s worst enemy so you need to be aggressive in...

RV Doctor: Repairing dripping bathroom faucets

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Dear Gary: How do you repair the bathroom faucets? I have a two-handle faucet in the bathroom that looks to be all metal and they...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Tire “reserve load” calculations

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with RV tire expert Roger Marble I ran across a post on tire Reserve Load or Reserve Capacity that suggested the RV owner had been...

RV Doctor: What can be done for a noisy RV slideout?

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Dear Gary: Our 2007 Winnebago has a living room/dinette booth slide that makes a loud groaning or growling noise when sliding. It has a little...

How to repair a tear in an RV awning

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris Left on their own, small vinyl RV awning tears can get bigger. Fixing a small tear in an area,...

The Geezermobile and me: A widower’s journey getting back on the road

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By Eric Manchester Mona died somewhere between hoping and planning. For all our 29 years together, road-tripping was a shared delight. First, in our old...

Coronavirus worries RVer with upcoming travel plans

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The travel industry is taking a hard hit from the coronavirus. RVers may feel safe in their homes-on-wheels, but the ability to travel to...

A rewarding way to RV: Volunteer along the way

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By Tim Slack Growing up – and as grown-ups – my wife and I relished the outdoors: the mountains in California or Colorado, deserts in...

How to tow a “dead” vehicle out of the middle of nowhere

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

State-by-state Facebook travel groups offer wealth of information

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If you're a member of Facebook and are interested in keeping informed about things to see and do in your state or others where...

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 1311

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Friday, April 3, 2020 Welcome to another edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here you’ll find helpful RV-related and living tips from the pros,...

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 1310

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Thursday, April 2, 2020 Welcome to another edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here you’ll find helpful RV-related and living tips from the pros,...

Big recall on Sprinters; brake hose could leak

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Daimler Vans USA is recalling 48,775 model year 2019 Freightliner Sprinter and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vehicles. The rear part of the fender liner on the...

Thor recalls some motorhomes, drive shaft separation issue

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Thor Motor Coach is recalling certain 2020 Chateau 31W and 31WV, Quantum KW29 and LF31, Vegas 24.1 and Axis 24.1 motorhomes and 2020-2021 Four...

Thor recalls Venetian, Aria motorhomes with brake caliper bolt problem

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Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Aria 3401, 3601, 3901, 3902, and Venetian G36, J40, L40, M37, R40, and S40 motorhomes built...
Editorial

From editor Chuck Woodbury, hiding out in Arizona

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From the editor As I noted in my essay in today's newsletter, I know two people with the COVID-19. One has died, the other is...

Action needed: Keep RV parks open

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A message from the Escapees Club RV parks across the country are closed/closing in response to state and local orders. Most states are allowing individual...
Editorial

Warning/Plea from a truck driver

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This was posted on our Facebook page, RV Coronavirus News by trucker Cyril Martinez. I’m trucking across I-40 with an ice cream load for Henderson,...
Editorial

Coronavirus is not fair. Some thoughts

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This was posted by the Washington State Department of Health. We believe it's worth sharing. If you have kids, maybe you’ve had a chance to...

Campsite “site length” restrictions. What do they really mean?

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris Ah, those wonderful mysteries of RVing. When you're first starting out, there must be hundreds of them to be...
KOA

KOA closing some parks by order of governments

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UPDATED: April 2, 2020 Below is an updated list of KOA campgrounds that are closed due to local government orders. We will continue to update...

Free and cheap places to stay in an RV, Issue 941

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Free and inexpensive places to stay with your RV in the U.S. and Canada! Updated weekly When it comes to free places to stay a night...

Campground Chatter with Janet Groene, March 28, 2020

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The latest news about camping and developments in North American campgrounds and RV parks from Janet Groene. DISCLAIMER: This blog is for late-breaking news for...

Building an RV park: Campground, Smampground. Everything is ON HOLD!

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By Machelle James My brain is fried. I am on Coronavirus overload. I had to turn off the news as the ups and downs with...

Do you ever go nuts trying to identify a scene that pops into your...

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By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL Do you ever have flashbacks of places you've been and then go nuts trying to figure out where they were? An...

My ancient dog! No kidding!

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The photo above is of a male puppy buried inside a lump of frozen ground near the Indigirka River, northeast of Yakutsk, Russia. The...

I visited Mars last evening

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By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL I am still in Quartzsite (Arizona), but last evening I might as well have been on Mars. Well, sorta. . . First,...

Travel News Alert

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Seann Fox passed along this late-breaking travel news bulletin due to snowfall, icy road conditions and other serious weather. It suggests that anyone on the...

The “Charlie Bit Me” boys 10 years later, and how much they earned

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Can you believe that more than 10 years have gone by since the YouTube video "Charlie Bit Me" debuted ... and then went viral?...
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