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Daily Archives: October 5, 2018


RV Travel Newsletter Issue 866

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

RV Electricity – What residential refrigerator do you have?

Dear Readers, As I write in my guest essay in the RV Travel Newsletter, one of my projects for 2019 is a study of the...

Frontier Town state campground to be “Gateway to the Adirondacks”

A new “Gateway to the Adirondacks" will come to New York state when the North Hudson Frontier Town state campground opens in May or...

Do you usually make campground reservations or just take it day by day?

Do you make campground reservations before heading off to a new location, or do you just head off and worry about getting a site...

What we learned about you last week (September 29-October 5)

By Emily Woodbury Well, now I can officially say it: Happy October! The leaves are a-changin' and the winds are a-comin'. Hope you all are...

Astronomy for RVers – The Big Picture (Part 1) – From rocks to stars

By Chris Fellows, Serenity Mobile Observatory (click any image to enlarge – except Chris's ;) ) In my travels and conversations with folks during star parties...

Cougar sightings spiked in the Pacific Northwest this summer

If you live or travel in the Pacific Northwest you may have noticed that cougars have been in the news this summer. A deadly...

An easy way to keep your collection of business cards using photos

For years, I've wanted a simple system for storing business cards people give me along my travels. The operative word is simple! Sometimes they're...

Grand Design RV recalls trailers for potential shock issue

Grand Design RV is recalling certain 2019 Grand Design Reflection travel trailers, model 295RL. The outside 110V outlet was not correctly wired to a...

Do not assume you have no water leak just because you can’t see it

Here's a question from a reader of RVtravel.com about RVing.  Hi Bob, I've read several frightening accounts of RVers discovering leaks in their RVs that went undetected...

Looking for an RV rug sucker (aka vacuum cleaner)

Dear RV Shrink:  I use an older self-propelled upright vacuum cleaner in my motorhome. I  love it but every time I use it I...

Seattle’s “RV auction shuffle” puts impounded RVs back on streets

The City of Seattle is being blamed for doing nothing to prevent what is called the "RV auction shuffle." The SoDo Business Improvement Area,...