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Friday, January 24, 2020

RV Travel Newsletter Issue 931

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Welcome to RVtravel.com, the newsletter that cares. Please tell your friends about us! Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This...
Sunday RV News

News for RVers #931, Sunday edition

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Welcome to RVtravel.com, the newsletter that cares. Please tell your friends about us! Here's the latest news about RVing and more from the editors of...

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 1261

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Friday, January 24, 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 1260

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Thursday, January 23, 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 1261

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Friday, January 24, 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 Short Stops: Tucson Gem Showcase dazzles

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By Julianne G. Crane Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase through February 20 The legendary Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase is billed as one of...
Tax Corner

Tax Corner: Tax return tips especially for RVing business owners

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By Neil Seidler, CPA, CMA It's tax time again so I thought I'd give you a few tips and things to think about regarding your...

A campground in the clouds and a slice of pie. Paradise!

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By Emily Schneider Note from the RVtravel.com staff: Emily wrote in telling us about her favorite campground, Campfire Lodgings, outside her favorite place, Asheville, NC....
RV Shrink

RV Shrink: Ripped off RVers considering extra security, i.e., “locked and loaded”

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Dear RV Shrink: We often spend the night parked at Walmart, or other inviting lots, while traveling back and forth to Florida. They are mostly...
RV Electricity

RV Electricity – Just Ask Mike (J.A.M.): URGENT! Warn your kids about the “Outlet...

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By Mike Sokol Welcome to my J.A.M. (Just Ask Mike) Session, a weekly column where I answer your basic electrical questions. If you're a newbie...

Why Walmart is banning RV overnight stays at more stores

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We ran a survey last week, asking readers if they believed Walmart would still allow overnight stays in its store parking lots in five...

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 1260

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Thursday, January 23, 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 Doctor

How to adjust a Lippert slideout

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Dear Gary, Can you explain the adjustment sequence on how far the slides go in and out with my Lippert slideout? The manual just says...
maintenance and repair

What you didn’t know about RV tire pressure

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By Eric Johnson TechnoRV In the past 5 years there's been a large increase in RVers who monitor their tire pressure with a tire pressure monitoring...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: LT versus ST tires for RV trailers

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with RV tire expert Roger Marble It's no longer 1970 with a national 55 mph speed limit and with ST tires being introduced, i.e., "pushed,"...
maintenance and repair

The easiest way to seal annoying seam leaks

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Seal those seams for the season! (Say that five times fast.) Ever revisit your RV after a long winter and find that your cover didn't...

RV Doctor: Trailer breakaway switch and inverter questions

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Dear Gary, I have several questions about the breakaway switch on a travel trailer. First, thank you so much for all of your time at...

See wild burros, gunfights and a historic stretch of Route 66

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By Chuck Woodbury Do this: Drive the 22 miles or so from Oatman, Arizona, on old Route 66 east toward Kingman. It's beautiful and has...

How to fit a dog backpack

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About half of RVtravel.com readers bring along one or more dogs on their trips. And for many of those readers a big part of...

The strangest road sign we’ve ever seen…

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Sometimes when you're driving down the highway in your RV you get real hungry. You might get an urge for a special food...like cottage...

“Hike” Arizona state parks without leaving your RV

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Imagine hiking an Arizona state park trail or visiting your campsite before you head out, giving you the chance to perfectly plan your hike...

Sleeping around: Spend the night in a Wienermobile

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Most of us are perfectly comfortable sleeping in our RVs. We don't want a fancy hotel. Heck, we try to weasel out of invitations...

What will today’s high temperature be for where you are right now?

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Are you way up north right now and dealing with snow, ice and frigid temperatures? Or are you basking in the sun in the...

What we learned about you last week (January 11-17)

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By Emily Woodbury Greetings from a still-snowy Seattle (ugh!). Anyone else currently in the Pacific Northwest? What a week we've had, huh? I did not...

Winnebago recalls some Adventurer motorhomes for fire risk

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Winnebago Industries, Inc., is recalling certain 2020 Adventurer motorhomes. When using 30 AMP service, the heat coil may not disengage when the Power Control...

Riverside RV recalls some Intrepid trailers for fire risk

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Riverside RV is recalling 189 model year 2020 Intrepid travel trailers. The stove top flame may invert to below the stove top when the...

RV and RV-related recalls for December 2019

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Here is our monthly summary of RV recalls for December 2019 and related equipment we feel are of interest to our readers. This information...

RVer takes pride in cheating campground reservation system

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We found this on the Facebook group Florida RV Camping. It made us mad. Why do some people think they do not need to...

“RV park of the future” misses the mark

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By Chuck Woodbury EDITOR Our story in last Sunday's newsletter titled "Is new self-service RV park the wave of the future" has already been read 102,000...
Editorial

Never buy an RV this way!

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By Chuck Woodbury EDITOR The following is right from the website of Gander RV & Outdoors, which is essentially the same company as Camping World. Our advice:...

My rude, noisy neighbor. Good riddance!

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By Chuck Woodbury At about 8:30 Thursday morning, my neighbor fired up his very loud diesel-powered Dodge Ram pickup. He was preparing to leave the...

A campground in the clouds and a slice of pie. Paradise!

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By Emily Schneider Note from the RVtravel.com staff: Emily wrote in telling us about her favorite campground, Campfire Lodgings, outside her favorite place, Asheville, NC....

Why Walmart is banning RV overnight stays at more stores

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We ran a survey last week, asking readers if they believed Walmart would still allow overnight stays in its store parking lots in five...

RVer takes pride in cheating campground reservation system

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We found this on the Facebook group Florida RV Camping. It made us mad. Why do some people think they do not need to...
letter to the editor

Reader Letter: Better RV park reservation system needed

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Dear editor, I'm sure I'm not the first to come up with this idea, but I don't know why no one has filled this need...

Free and cheap places to stay in an RV, Issue 931

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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...

This is not the America I have known

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By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL This picture originally ran in The Denver Post. It's a homeless camp right across a park from the Colorado state capitol....

My very own missile silo!

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By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL Two Titan II missile silos are for sale, both in Arizona – one in Oracle and one in Benson. They are...
London Bridge

Editor update for Sunday newsletter

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Saturday around noon, January 11, 2020 By Chuck Woodbury Gail and I are still in Needles, California. We dined last evening at the Wagon Wheel, a...

Football helmets. Hard to believe this one!

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By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL If you watch football in person or on TV, you know there's a lot of concern these days about preventing concussions....

The story I blew: The flyswatter repairman of Needles

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By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL I would like to tell you a story from many years ago that I didn’t write about. It was back in...
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