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Where to go to find warm winter weather?

  Dear RV Shrink: We have decided to spend our second winter on the road in Florida. We spent our first winter in Arizona and...

Forest River recalls Toyhauler, Fifth Wheels

  Forest River is recalling 556 model year 2017 XLR Toyhauler and Prime Time Spartan recreational fifth-wheel vehicles manufactured August 21, 2016, to December 12,...

Full-time RVing: Self-storage insurance for peace of mind

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris A wannabe full-timer posted this query on an internet forum:"We are planning to RV full time for about a...

Wash your rig with dish soap?

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris When RVtravel.com ran a video that espoused the idea of cleaning RV exteriors with water and liquid dish soap,...

Ask BoondockBob: Do you leave your porch light on?

  Here's a question from a reader of RVtravel.com about boondocking. Do you have a question for Bob? Email him at bob.rvtravel (at) gmail.com . Hi, Bob, In last Saturday's RV...

Rein in unnecessary electricity usage

  By Bob Difley One of the skills for making boondocking enjoyable if you haven't installed solar panels is the efficient use of your available electricity,...

Backroad RVing: Don’t get ‘er stuck!

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris One of the great joys of RVing is to get closer to nature and farther away from the noise...

City water inlet regurgitates — help!

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

How to thaw frozen holding tanks

  Dear Gary, I think I really messed up. Last night the temperature dropped to minus 5 degrees. I thought about the fresh water and...

Prevent theft with heavy-duty battery lock

 By Bob Difley Prevent theft with a heavy-duty dual-or single-battery lock from Battery Shackle of Redding, CA. Perfect for anyone out hunting, camping, or fishing...

RV Travel Newsletter Issue 777

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

Question about installing 50-amp RV outlet at home

  Hi Mike, I’m about to have a 50-amp RV outlet installed at my home. I’ll have the 50 amp installed or purchase a 50...