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July 26, 2016

7 MUST-HAVES FOR RVERS ON THE ROAD

Do you have a checklist of things you need to pack, load, or check your on-board inventory for whenever you take an RV trip? Most of us RVers do, even if that checklist is only in our heads. And, of course, those of us that rely only on our minds sometimes fall a bit short of remembering the complete list.But whatever method you use to pack your RV, there are seven things that you should hardwire ... Read More
July 26, 2016

12 POINTERS FOR HAPPY PET TRAVEL

Use this checklist to keep your animal content on the roadUse these 12 pointers for happy pet travels on your next RV excursion. Ready to hit the road with your pet? Don’t leave home without carrying this handy checklist on your travels. 1) Check in with the VetA pre-departure vet exam can spot potential health problems and ensure that your pet is current on core vaccines required by ... Read More
July 26, 2016

PREVENTING TIRE PROBLEMS

Most RV owners know how important it is to check their tires, yet only 14% of U.S. drivers properly check their tire pressure on a regular basis1. Proper tire care can prevent breakdowns, crashes, improve handling, supply better fuel economy and extend the life of your tires. We know that accidents do happen and even the most safety-conscious RV owners get flat tires – even in their own garage! ... Read More
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