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RV Travel Newsletter Issue 857

Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This newsletter, now in its 17th year of continuous publication, is funded primarily...

How long can you go without an electric hookup?

Is your RV all tricked out with solar panels, generators, maybe even a power generating wind machine? Do you have banks for batteries that...

Can you change tire size on your RV?

RV Tire Safety with RV tire expert Roger Marble There seems to be a bit of confusion when it comes to selecting tires to replace the...

What we learned about you last week (July 28 – August 3)

By Emily Woodbury Happy August, folks! Or, if you're like me and in Seattle, happy January! I'm writing this as the rain "pings" the metal...

Article and Video: Why Camping World is not an RVer’s friend

By Chuck Woodbury EDITOR If you have read this newsletter for long, you know how disturbed, even angry I am about Camping World, which is doing...

South Dakota mail forwarding service abruptly shuts down

A South Dakota mail forwarding service abruptly closed last week and began returning mail to senders before announcing to its customers it was doing...

Mendocino Complex fires surpass Carr Fire in acreage burned

UPDATED: August 3, 2018 at 8:23 am Mercury News reported Friday morning that the Mendocino Complex fires now exceed that of the Carr Fire. The...

For a Lewis & Clark wilderness experience visit Idaho

Here's a question from a reader of RVtravel.com about boondocking.  Hi Bob, We've been anticipating a trip into the "Wild West" for years and now are on...

CA wildfire smoke affects wider areas causing breathing difficulty

Though not as devastating as the raging wildfires themselves, smoke from the fires is much more pervasive and widespread, posing a threat to those...

Montana Forest Service puts out unattended campfire; more on wildfires

An unattended campfire was reported around 3 p.m. on Wednesday at a campsite in Moose Creek campground near Helena, Montana, reported KRTV. Helena U.S...

Another example of how slobs are ruining our camping

This is why we all need to be responsible campers, and even go beyond the call of duty sometimes to clean up after the...

Bears break into pickup looking for food in Tahoe Donner

Bears are getting smarter. It used to be considered safe to lock up your food in your tow vehicle or RV when camping. But...