RV Shipping 101 – How much does it cost to ship an RV? See how freight carriers ship RVs, how to prepare your RV for shipping, and how to find RV movers.
Do you have to wear a seat belt as a passenger in an RV? Do kids have to wear RV seat belts? See what’s legal & what’s not. Plus, what’s safe for children and adults riding in the back of RVs. Since most RVers travel between states, it’s important that you know the RV seat belt laws in each state.
Motorhome towing tips — so you can bring your own vehicle with you whenever you’re RVing. See the pros & cons of flat towing four wheels down vs trailering with a tow dolly, a list of vehicles that can be flat towed, and how to flat tow cars.
Jim and I have used our Good Sam Club membership card at lots of different RV campgrounds to save on camping costs AND at lots of different Camping World stores (and online) to save on RV parts and accessories. Those discounts alone have more than paid for our membership. Here’s why we think membership in the Good Sam Club is a good thing — especially for new RVers who are planning their first RV trips.
Decorating your RV with Christmas lights and holiday decorations this year? Need some ideas?… Or perhaps some motivation?… What follows is a photo & video gallery featuring RVs decorated to the hilt for Christmas.
Why do RVers flock to Quartzsite AZ each winter? How much does it cost to stay there? What is there to do there? A fulltime RVer shares his experience.
Here is the most effective way to sell your RV online… 6 clever tips from an RV expert to make your online ad stand out from the rest.
Beyond sightseeing, how do you REALLY spend your time in an RV? Perhaps it’s time to find a fun RV hobby! Here are some super interesting RV hobbies that are perfect for RVers who live their life on the road.
You probably have a lot of questions about the RV industry and how RVs are made. By touring an RV manufacturing facility you will find answers to many of your questions. RV factory tours take you behind the scenes in the RV industry. There’s no better way to see firsthand how an RV is built — from start to finish. You get to watch as an RV is transformed from a bare frame to a finished product.
Following is a brief review of the places we stayed on a recent RV trip to Kentucky. We traveled along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, visiting bourbon distilleries during the day and camping at RV parks at night. We stayed at 3 different campgrounds — each of which we would recommend and stay at again in the future. Each place accommodates big rigs like our 40-foot motorhome.
Get lots of fun ideas for planning your next adventure onboard a motorhome, travel trailer, or 5th wheel RV! Plus great tips for keeping your RV in tip-top shape on our fun RV Facebook and Twitter pages!
When it comes to all the RVs that we’ve driven, Jim and I are in a rather unique situation. While many people have driven one or maybe 2 RVs in their lifetime… we have been renting, borrowing, and transporting RVs for years now thanks to our relationship with Terry McMillen of Hoosier Thunder Motorsports. In fact, […]
Fleetwood travel trailers have officially become a classic RV vehicle. On March 9, 2009 Fleetwood stopped producing new travel trailers. Fleetwood motorhomes are still going strong, however. Here’s the scoop…
While you may dream of driving the RV wherever the road may take you, the truth is that sometimes you might have to transport it. Transporting an RV can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. If you are well prepared and do your research, you should be able to have a smooth move and save a lot of money.
There are a couple of unique options for RVers who like to watch movies, documentaries, TV episodes, music videos, and more — whether you’re a fulltimer or a weekend traveler. Here’s how to make Netflix work to your advantage while you’re RVing.
We talked to the folks at Hoosier Transit about RV transport jobs. They are located in Nappanee, Indiana and they’re currently hiring RV drivers! Here’s what you need to know
I’ve consulted with my RV friends and compiled a huge collection of links that can be used to help make your RV trip through Tennessee more enjoyable. Here are some sightseeing stops and attractions you might want to consider…
What follows are all the best resources I could find regarding towing with a motorhome. If you’ve got a question about towing another vehicle or a trailer behind your motorhome, chances are you’ll find the answer here.
Well, it looks like we’re going to be driving an RV for the first time in the winter snow. I have to admit, I’m a little nervous about it. I mean it’s hard enough keeping a regular car on the road… let alone a long & skinny motorhome! Here are some winter driving tips that we found helpful…
No matter where you are in your RV roadtrip, with this list you can find the information that you want to know about the state(s) you’ll be traveling through — all in one place. We’re talking things like road conditions, fuel locations & prices, dump stations, propane service locations, and more!
Check out these adorable RV, motorhome, and 5th wheel recreational vehicles in the form of Christmas ornaments. Most of them can also be personalized!
Spending the holidays on the road this year?… You’re not alone. This is my short & sweet tribute to RVers who spend a lot of time on the road — including the Christmas holiday. Just a couple of fun photos that help to captivate the wintertime moments that many RVers have grown accustomed to.
If you’re an RVer, then you’ll have fun with these photo greeting cards! You can personalize these holiday cards with your own RVing picture, write your own message inside, and they’ll even ship the cards to any addresses you specify… all for less than $3.00 apiece!
In Cleveland, Tennessee full time RVrs were recently kicked off the voting rolls. That’s because people are registering with companies like Mail Call U.S.A. — based in Cleveland, Tennessee — or the Escapees RV Club — out of Texas — to forward their mail to them. However, the RVer doesn’t even have to step foot in the state.
In this one-of-a-kind RV board game, the more you know about America, travel, and the RV lifestyle, the faster you’ll reach the rally site and win the game. But just like real life, there are lots of unexpected delays and hazards you will encounter along the way. Check it out…
Here is how IdleAire’s in-cab services work to provide you with things like hi-speed internet, TV, movies, air conditioning, electricity, and more — WITHOUT having to run the generator in your vehicle! You can find IdleAire at many truck stops.
Do you know how much fuel an RV generator uses when it’s turned on?…
Looking for an RV checklist? These are the best of the best checklists for full-time RVers, part-timers, RV renters, or those who enjoy driving 5th wheels and RV travel trailers.
Initially, we used a ‘regular’ GPS unit when driving in our RV. But we quickly learned that most GPS units — including ours — were not very accommodating of RVers’ needs. So I did some research and found the top 3 GPS units that are RV-friendly.
Most RV owners these days are over 55, BUT… people aged 35 to 54 are on the rise. It’s almost equal at this point.
We recently spent $1,000 — in gas alone — on an RV trip from Elkhart, Indiana to Edmonton, Alberta Canada. We drove approximately 1,800 miles and got 6-1/2 miles per gallon. Despite the fact that you’re lucky to get 10 miles to the gallon and each fill-up can cost as much as $200, RV sales are still on the rise!
Here’s my review of the movie ‘RV’ starring Robin Williams. There are lots of funny references in this movie that RV owners will enjoy. And if you’re planning on renting an RV any time soon… then you’ll appreciate this movie.
A growing list of all of the RVs and motorhomes that we have driven… during our search for ‘the perfect RV’.
Jim and 3 friends drove an RV cross country last week — all the way from Elkhart, Indiana to Edmonton Alberta Canada. This was Jim’s first time being an RV transport driver. They were taking a Renegade motorhome from the factory in Indiana to a sales lot in Canada.
Whether you want to… remove those ugly black streaks that appear over time, wash your RV with no buckets, no hoses, no rinsing and drying, or try an ammonia-free streak-free formula on your glass, chrome & mirrors… Diamond Sports Inc. has just the product you need. Get free samples here!
It’s hard to pick the best road trip songs of all time… but here’s my best shot at selecting the greatest travel music to may your road trips even more enjoyable!
Get your free road map from the National Scenic Byways Program! Here’s how…
Who knew? You don’t really have to own or rent an RV in order to enjoy RVing… even full-time RVing! Here’s how you can earn money by driving RVs from the manufacturing plant to RV dealers all across the country.
Check out these pictures of RVs and motorhomes made from lego blocks. Bill Ward and Ralph Savelsberg are a couple of FANTASTIC lego creators who have built some fun on wheels!
RVers and those who spend a lot of time in a motorhome will appreciate this ‘septic tank safe’ toilet tissue.
Thinking about taking your cat with you on your next RV trip? Here are some tips. Plus, photos and descriptions of custom cat condos that some RVers are using.
In honor of Great Outdoors Month, why not take a trip to somewhere fun… and make it an adventure! Here are some fun destinations and attractions to consider.
Fleetwood RV first made an appearance on the TV game show, The Price is Right, in 1987. The 2007 season of The Price is Right marks the 20th anniversary of Fleetwood’s participation on the popular CBS daytime game show! Plus, Bob Barker retires from The Price is Right on June 15, 2007.
We are planning to tow our 2004 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited behind an RV someday soon. Here’s what we’ve learned about towing four wheels down, and how to shift the transfer case into Neutral.
Whether you intend to eventually buy an RV at some point or not, renting an RV is always good idea …and a FUN one, too. It might also be the best course of action before you purchase a motorhome of your own.
To get your free RVing video, simply indicate whether you prefer a DVD movie or a CD-ROM which will introduce you to the world of RV travel and RV camping.
Here’s a list of the most unique features that make Monaco coaches stand out from all the rest.
Take a virtual tour in and around a number of different makes & models of RVs…
Every RV manufacturer has its own good points and bad points… Here are the BEST points for the Winnebago company, also known as Winnebago Industries.