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RV Travel Newsletter Issue 892

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

Latest Daily Tips

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...

Recent Articles

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,...

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 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 Doctor

How to fix a drippy RV faucet

Dear Gary, How do you repair the bathroom faucets? I have a two-handle faucet in the bathroom that looks to be all metal and it...

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...

The Business of Work Camping: Getting the perks – Part 2

By Sam Suva Whether it is a premium spot or laundry credit, the perks of work camping can make or break a gig. As mentioned...
RV Snap Pad

RV SnapPads release new leveling jack pad

The following is based on a press release from Origen RV Accessories. (April 17, 2019) — Origen RV Accessories has announced its new SnapPad BF...
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 Electricity

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...
RV Electricity

RV Electricity – Just Ask Mike (J.A.M.): Surge Protectors for 30- or 50-amp power?

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...

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

Do you hope to sell your present RV in 2019?

Curious minds want to know: do you hope to sell your RV in 2019? Maybe you want a bigger one, or a smaller one,...

What we learned about you last week (April 6-12)

By Emily Woodbury Tough crowd this week! Actually, not really, your numbers were very predictable. Enjoy and make sure you read all the way to...

RV Recalls

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,...

Forest River recall: Bunk latch could fall off

Forest River is recalling certain 2019 Georgetown motorhomes. The front overhead bunk latch board may be insufficiently secured and may fall while the vehicle...

Jayco recalls motorhomes: Parking brake may not engage

Jayco is recalling certain 2019 Jayco Greyhawk and Redhawk motorhomes. The parking brake cable ends may be too small, allowing the cable to disconnect,...

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

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...
Boondocking

Using basic courtesy when boondocking is good for all RVers

By Bob Difley If you're not accustomed to boondocking, you might think that when you are truly boondocking — camping out away from any hook-ups...

Campground Chatter with Janet Groene, April 8, 2019

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

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...