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June 28, 2016

TIPS FOR RVING WITH PETS

RVing with pets gives you the ability to bring your entire family along for the fun. Bringing your animal companion along for the trip eliminates the anxiety of boarding your pet or asking a neighbor or friend to pet-sit. More and more RVers are traveling with their pets and finding that it makes camping even more enjoyable. It’s difficult to find campgrounds and RV parks today that don’t welcome ... Read More
June 28, 2016

KEEP YOUR AIR CONDITIONING RUNNING SMOOTHLY

The majority of RV travel takes place during warm seasons, or to regions of the country where it is relatively warm even during winter months. Personal comfort depends a great deal upon the use of an air conditioner. Roof-mounted air conditioners are most common, although some luxury RVs are equipped with central air systems. RV air conditioners are compressor- type units and work on the same ... Read More
June 28, 2016

HOT WEATHER TRAVELING PREPARATIONS

Driving in extreme heat can be dangerous if you haven’t taken proper precautions before you leave to go on your trip. Take time to make a checklist prior to your departure for potential service issues. Check all fluid levels in the engine, generator and cooling system. Carry extra vital fluids such as engine coolant, motor oil with the proper viscosity for summer driving and transmission ... Read More
May 17, 2016

TAKING YOUR RV ONTO A FERRY

There are many different driving experiences that challenge today’s RVers throughout the country. Transporting an RV on a ferry is one that not everybody has done. While it sounds pretty cut-and-dry, there can be some issues. First, it can be very costly. Fares in the hundreds of dollars may be experienced on some routes. For an example, ... Read More
May 17, 2016

PREVENT WATER LEAKS FROM SLIDE-TOPPER FAILURE

Slide Out Awnings, sometimes called Toppers, are an important component in protecting the structural integrity of your RV slide out—especially with their ability to prevent environmental damage to the seals that surround your slide out. When extended, toppers protect the roof of a slide out from rain, dirt, debris (leaves and ... Read More
May 17, 2016

DINGHY DECISION: TO TOW OR NOT TO TOW

Motorhomes pulling autos—so-called “dinghy” vehicles—are a common sight on the nation’s highways as another summer nears. Dinghies are four-down flat-towed, two-wheel dolly-pulled or carried in an open or fully enclosed trailer. All of these to provide a vehicle to get around at various destinations. Flat towing, that is towing with all four wheels ... Read More
April 15, 2016

Camping At The Beach

Camping at the Beach is my number one choice for camping, period. For one thing, you have the refreshingly cool breeze that blows off the ocean. Then you have the view, particularly the gorgeous sunsets (on the west coast). Then consider all of the exciting activities you can do while at the beach: surfing, kayaking, scuba diving, snorkeling, strolling, etc. ... Read More
April 15, 2016

Tips For an RV Spring Cleaning

Have you been twitching with excitement about the beginning of RVing season? But somehow you just can’t seem to get started on your RV’s Spring cleaning and prepping for your first Spring camping trip. The hardest part is getting started. Once you’re hands on with the chore, you will get a roll on. So to help you get started, here is a brief list of tips. Pick the ... Read More
April 15, 2016

Summer Driving: 6 Tips for a Safer Road Trip

Did you know that summer—not winter as you might expect—is the most dangerous driving season? During the summer months, particularly on long weekends like Memorial Day, there is an increase in the number of vehicles on the nation’s roadways; and, according to the Department of Transportation, the summer actually accounts for an 18% increase in fatal car accidents. Prevention and planning ... Read More
March 21, 2016

RV Overhead Clearance Issues

Negotiating tight turns in busy urban environments with large RV's can be very challenging. Most commonly we think of making our way through narrow roads that are lined with parked cars and turning wide enough to avoid striking the curb or other hazards. The driving stress level fades as we leave the populated areas for the open highways of the country. The RV, or ... Read More