Need help planning your next RV trip? When we are RVing, I’m always the navigator. To simplify the trip planning process, I always go to the computer and use the Microsoft Streets and Trips software program. Here’s why I like their mapping program…
Deciding which RV is right for you may be easier if you think of it as buying a HOME instead of thinking of it as buying an RV. After all, if you’re going to be a fulltime RVer, your RV will BE a home. Here’s what you need to know about the types and sizes of RVs, travel trailers, and motorhomes; towable trailers and tow vehicles, RV floorplans, and more!
The decision to live fulltime in an RV was the easy part. Getting ready to go was an entirely different story. Here’s a little about the ups and downs associated with packing up your life and moving on. Tips for preparing for your RV lifestyle on four wheels.
I know Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is known for the famous Civil War battle, but there is more to the area than poking around the Gettysburg National Military Park. If you’re planning an RV road trip and have a couple of days to see more, here are some suggestions…
When we decided to sell our house and live in an RV fulltime, the responses we got from family and friends were very different — those who supported us, and those who didn’t think we could make it as fulltime RVers. Here’s how we made full-time RVing work for us.
One of the things my husband and I like to do on our days off from working at the campground is to visit the local farms and farm markets to buy fresh fruits and vegetables. There are many ways to find these places if you are new to an area.
How to host a big party for all your friends at the RV park or RV campground. Tips for preparing your favorite big dishes, finding decorations and table settings, and pulling it all off while living in an RV.
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.