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What we learned about you last week (March 2-8)

By Emily Woodbury Howdy! Hope everybody is doing well and had a swell week. Did you learn anything interesting this week? Well, if you didn't,...
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New RVer having difficulty adjusting to “minuscule” kitchen

RV Shrink Dear RV Shrink: We are first-time RVers. We sold our home and just started traveling this winter in a 30-ft. motorhome. It gives new...

History of Caravans – From our friends across the pond

Veteran RVer and RVtravel.com contributor Greg Illes ran across this piece recently and sent it along with the following intro: Most of us know that...
Len Wilcox

There’s more to Barstow than a quick stop for gas or grub

By Len Wilcox WESTERN VIEW There’s a lot of fine places to visit in California, and a few that are not so wonderful. Some people might...

What is the Good Sam Club, exactly?

The following is from a Camping World earnings conference call with investors on March 7. Midway into the call, Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis...

Good Sam Club drops basic member benefit

BY THE RV TRAVEL STAFF Several RVtravel.com readers have reported receiving messages from the Good Sam Club that it is discontinuing its trip planning tool...

What we learned about you last week (February 23 – March 1)

By Emily Woodbury I'm writing this from inside a little cabin perched on a snow-soaked mountain. I escaped for the weekend to Winthrop, WA, a...

Do you carry a spare tire for your RV?

Years ago, most RVs came with a spare tire. But not anymore. The thinking is that it's too much of a chore to change...
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Hubby worried wife’s “navigation” in RV will get them stuck

RV Shrink Dear RV Shrink: I need your help. We bought a 34-ft. motorhome and my wife thinks we are on the Lewis and Clark Expedition....

What’s old is new again: Shepherd wagons

By Diane McGovern Shepherd wagons were used in France and the United Kingdom from the 1400s to the 1900s by shepherds tending their sheep. Sometimes...

RVer Safety: The good, the bad and the ugly of self-protection in a campground

By Mike Sherman Regarding RVer safety and self-protection, particularly in a campground, let's take a look at the good (weapons of choice and a plan),...
Astronomy for RVers

Asteroids – We may be between a rock and a hard place

Astronomy for RVers By Chris Fellows, Serenity Mobile Observatory During the formation of our solar system about 4.5 billion years ago there was a lot going...