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RV Travel Newsletter Issue 893

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

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RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 1087

April 18, 2019 Welcome to another fabulous edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here you’ll find helpful RV-related, and small-space living, tips from the...

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 1086

April 17, 2019 Welcome to another fabulous edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here you’ll find helpful RV-related, and small-space living, tips from the...

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RV Travel Newsletter Issue 893

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

Win a cordless screwdriver-drill

WE HAVE OUR WINNER PLEASE HOLD YOUR ENTRIES Our winner is Ruth Turski of Kissimmee, Florida Win this cordless electric screwdriver/drillOK, RV travelers, it's time for another...

RVer Poetry Corner: If the coach is rockin’ …

This week's poem is from reader Pris Miller, who wrote: I wrote this poem after observing two geezers in the campground watching our motorhome. If this motorhome...

What we learned about you last week (April 13-19)

By Emily Woodbury Welcome back, RVers, wannabe-RVers, newbie-RVers, non-RVers ... Whatever you are, hello! How's everyone doing this week? Managing to stay away from the...

That Was the RV Week That Was, April 20, 2019

Here are your RV news highlights for the week of April 13 to 19, 2019. The website Atlas Obscura is observing its 10th anniversary. To...

Reminder: Honda recalls popular generators

By Russ and Tiña De Maris In case you missed Mike Sokol's RV Electricity Newsletter at the end of March, listen up: Nearly 200,000 of...

Hitch Pitch: Take the pain out of RV leveling

By Russ and Tiña De Maris If you're anything like us, finding a level spot to park the RV can be a pain in the...

The Badger who got a whole lot of sh*t!

Here's a story from a reader named Jerry about a Badger that picked the wrong place to dig a hole. Jerry wrote: My parents, who...

RV Electricity

RV Electricity

RV Electricity: What is hot-skin voltage? – Part 1

By Mike Sokol Dear Readers, Since spring has sprung and many of us are getting our RVs ready for the season, now is a great time...
RV Electricity

RV Electricity – Just Ask Mike (J.A.M.): Disconnect power during a storm?

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...
RV Electricity

RV Electricity – Can an RV be plugged into a Tesla charging station?

By Mike Sokol As many of you know by now, I just started an RV Electricity Group on Facebook a few days ago, and already...

Bloggers

Traveling Solo with Margo: RV driving schools

By Margo Armstrong At last, the perfect RV materializes. Now what? Just looking at it sends chills down your back. Sitting in the driver's seat...

RVer radio host Alan Warren takes some heat

Our friend and radio talk show host Alan Warren gets ripped by an angry viewer. Then he talks about companies that can be hired...

What is email? Yes, 24 years ago, that was a question!

Turning the clock back 24 years, a big question was: What is email? In this NBC Today Show segment, I attempt to answer that...

Reader Polls

What we learned about you last week (April 13-19)

By Emily Woodbury Welcome back, RVers, wannabe-RVers, newbie-RVers, non-RVers ... Whatever you are, hello! How's everyone doing this week? Managing to stay away from the...

Will high gas prices affect your upcoming travels?

It's costing a lot more to fill up your tank with gas and diesel these days as prices in many places hover around $5...

RV Recalls

Thor recalls motorhomes for loose bolts that could affect steering

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Aria, and 2019 Palazzo motorhomes built on a Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) chassis equipped with...

Keystone recalls trailers: Cooktop flames may invert

Keystone RV Company is recalling certain 2019 Dutchmen Aspen Trail and Coleman travel trailers equipped with a Capital cooktop inside the unit as the...

Forest River recall: Mirror monitors show back up images in reverse

Forest River is recalling certain 2018-2019 Orion Class C, Freelander Class C, and Leprechaun Class C motorhomes equipped with ASA Electronics back up mirror-monitors,...

Editorials & Opinion

Len Wilcox

Western Views: Shep’s Lessons In Loyalty

By Len Wilcox WESTERN VIEWS I’d like to tell you an old story that still wanders the Montana countryside. It starts in the summer of 1936...

RV owner angry over treatment by Heartland RV

By Chuck Woodbury As I have written a hundred times, most new RVs present few problems for their owners. Sure, there are always little things,...
letter to the editor

Comments, ideas and suggestions from readers

Here are just some of the tips and suggestions we received from readers during the last week. We welcome your thoughts. Reader David Burkebile suggested...
Len Wilcox

Western Views: Make the Border Wall an asset, not a liability

By Len Wilcox WESTERN VIEWS Back when I was growing up in a small town on the Rio Grande, the border with Mexico was just a...

Camping & Parks

Campground Chatter with Janet Groene, April 19, 2019

The latest news about camping and developments in North American campgrounds and RV parks from Janet Groene and the staff of RVtravel.com DISCLAIMER: Information is...

Planning to camp at Acadia National Park? Make your reservations

BAR HARBOR, ME – Acadia National Park has four campgrounds available for online reservation through Recreation.gov. Park campgrounds are very popular. Finding a campsite upon arrival is a rare...

Harvest Hosts partnership promotes overnight stays along Route 66

The Road Ahead Partnership and Harvest Hosts have partnered to provide RVers traveling Route 66 a new way to experience all the Mother Road...

Editor's Roadside Jounal

An American military hero dies at 103

By Chuck Woodbury Have you heard the name Dick Cole? He died last Tuesday at age 103. He lived in the little Texas Hill Country...

What do you think? Glow in the dark cars, even RVs?

By Chuck Woodbury I took the photo below in a Seattle-area parking lot. The first thing I thought when I saw the lime green car...

Drunken online shopping a billion dollar industry

The Seattle Times reported today, April 5, that drunken online shopping is a multi-billion dollar industry. In Washington, residents spend an estimated average of...