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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

RV Travel Newsletter Issue 942

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Welcome to RVtravel.com, where we are working extra long and hard to help you get through these challenging times. Please tell your friends about us! Learn...
Sunday RV News

News for RVers #942, Sunday edition

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Welcome to RVtravel.com, where we are working extra long and hard to help you get through these challenging times. Please tell your friends about us! Here's...
coronavirus

RV Coronavirus News Update, April 8, 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...

RV Life in a Coronavirus World: “We are all ‘star-stuff'”

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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 NOTE:...

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 1314

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Wednesday, April 8, 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 8, 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...

How’s your supply of toilet paper?

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Toilet paper manufacturers claim there's no problem with their supply chain — people have just been hoarding, stocking up just in case . ....

RV Life in a Coronavirus World: “We are all ‘star-stuff'”

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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 NOTE:...

Readers tell us: If asked to self-isolate, will it be in a traditional home...

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By Emily Woodbury We asked you this question a few weekends ago (Saturday, March 21, to be exact), so there is probably a good chance...
Boondocking

Get started in boondocking with these essentials

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By Greg Illes Have you been thinking about going "off the grid" but are unsure how to get started? Like most of us, you don't...

UPDATED: Gary Bunzer, the RV Doctor, fighting COVID-19

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UPDATE, Noon, Pacific time, TUESDAY, APRIL 7 Gary is still in ICU, going on two weeks now in a Seattle area hospital. His daughter Gretchen...

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 1313

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Tuesday, April 7, 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,...

Add another room to your RV with this brilliant mod

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We came across an RV mod completed by Facebook user Joshua Torres, and we're blown away by it! Torres had no use for the...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Importance of side-to-side motorhome weight balance

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with RV tire expert Roger Marble I received this question and thought that others may have a similar problem. Hi. I have followed your postings on...

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...

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 1314

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Wednesday, April 8, 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 1313

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Tuesday, April 7, 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 and RV-related recalls for March 2020

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Here is our monthly summary of RV recalls for March 2020 and related equipment we feel are of interest to our readers. This information...

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...
Editorial

Governor’s misguided order deals crushing blow to at least one RV park

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By Andy Zipser Owner, Walnut Hills RV Park, Staunton, Virginia Never underestimate the power of one individual to effect change – especially if that person is...
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,...
Boondocking

Get started in boondocking with these essentials

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By Greg Illes Have you been thinking about going "off the grid" but are unsure how to get started? Like most of us, you don't...

How about some dump station decorum?

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris Most of us picked up on life's little niceties when we were young, say, in kindergarten. Sharing. Taking turns....

Free and cheap places to stay in an RV, Issue 942

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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, April 4, 2020

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The latest news about camping and developments in North American campgrounds and RV parks from Janet Groene. DISCLAIMER: Information is believed current at press time...

How a caring RV park owner acts in hard times

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If you have read RV park owner Andy Zipser's essay posted April 3, then you know the state of Virginia has banned him, and...

Still in Kingman. Reality hits. Hanging in there

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By Chuck Woodbury EDITOR Hello from along Route 66 in Kingman, Arizona. Gail and I are still in Arizona. We're here for two more weeks. We're not...

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...

Is this message funny, offensive or the work of a sick mind?

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By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL Is this funny? I found it on the back of a pickup truck. It's printed right on the vehicle. My thought when...

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,...
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