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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
February 23, 2016

Organizing Motorhome Basements

Basements in motorhomes are life-savers when it comes to storage. They can store so many needed items, some that you just would not want to store within the living quarters of the coach, like a spare tire, oil, antifreeze, tool chest, lounge chairs, beach umbrella, hoses, electrical extensions, etc. But how much you can store does not just depend on the available basement ... Read More
February 23, 2016

Choosing The Best GPS For Your RV

Wondering which is the best GPS to buy for your RV travels? Whether it will be your only navigational guide or your secondary unit, there are many makes to choose from. The first thing you probably want to look at is which units are designed to be customized to the specifications and configuration of your specific RV rig. This will guide you on routes ... Read More
January 11, 2016

10 Tips For Staying Alert Behind The Wheel

We would all like to think that we are safe drivers, able to quickly make the right decisions, react to hazards and dangers instinctively, and avoid impaired thinking due to drowsiness. But “sleep is a powerful biological drive—one that can overtake even the best driver,” according to the National Sleep Foundation. ” Rolling down the windows and turning up the radio ... Read More