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Road Trip Notebooks

Road Trip Notebooks were made from pictures of different parts of the country, plus Canada. We all have favorite places when we travel. I might like the mountains, you might like the beach, and friends might like the desert. Road trips allow us to visit areas we like, and hopefully experience some new areas. These […]

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Sand Dollars: Beach Camping Activity

Camping Activities Collecting Sand Dollars

Sand Dollars are treasures we find at the beach. Looking for Sand Dollars is a great activity for kids and adults that like nature. Sand dollars don’t wash up on all beaches, but if they do it’s worth the time and effort to go look for them. Kids love this activity, and it lets them […]

Hurricanes and RVs

Hurricanes and RVs are a bad mix. In  fact, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and most extreme weather is different for RVers.  Sure we have wheels, and can pick up and go, but often a natural disaster occurs without warning.  Even if we do have warning, some people think they can just ride out the storm.  This […]

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Dog-Friendly Places to Stay

One of the challenges dog owners face when traveling with their canine family members is finding hotels, motels, RV parks and other dog-friendly places to stay. Many establishments simply do not allow pets of any kind, and a number of RV parks and camping grounds have rules against pets so it can be difficult to […]

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The Joys of Fulltime RVing

Many people dream of giving up most of their accumulated possessions, packing the things that are near and dear to their heart, and setting off on an adventure in their RV, armed only with enthusiasm, a little money, and a wonder at the life ahead of them. The joys of fulltime rving are foremost in […]

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Fulltime RVing: Avoiding Stalkers

While striking up conversations with other like-minded people living fulltime in their RV is a great way to find out about other good places to go, as well as ensuring you get some social interaction and a break from the solitude of traveling alone or as a couple, there are people who, once engaged in […]

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5 Keys to RV Longevity

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Whether your RV is the latest Class A or something considerably more modest, chances are you have invested a lot of money in it. That being the case it only makes sense that you want your ‘investment’ to last a very long time. Any vehicle, regardless of whether it has just been driven off the […]

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Fulltime RVing: Combating Loneliness

For some people not having to interact with others for weeks at a time is a blessing, but for others being alone can become distressful after a time. Such is the life of the lone fulltime rver, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Fortunately, as a nomad, you can choose when and where you […]

Fulltime RVing with Dogs

Having the love and responsibility for a dog doesn’t have to stop when you make the choice to live in your RV fulltime. Dogs are family too, and so it is only natural that when you decide to give up your brick and mortar home for one on wheels, you will want your dog to […]

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Handy Phone Apps for RVers

Smartphones on the market today offer so much more than just the ability to make phone calls. Aside from texting, taking photographs and making those essential voice calls there are a number of apps that can make traveling and camping in an RV so much easier. The following are some of the most helpful: Google […]

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RVing, Guns, and the Law

Crime such as home invasions and theft is a grave concern for any home owner, and it is no different for people who are traveling and camping in an RV. The need to be prepared to protect yourself and other family members from physical harm is a natural desire and may result in wanting the […]

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Camping Dangers: Ticks

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Camping is a lot of fun and a great way for people to enjoy nature at its best. Taking children and pets camping is an experience and a great way to get away from the day to day grind of work, school, and house cleaning, and have some fun in the great outdoors. While it […]

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Holiday Driving Rules: Safety and Courtesy Are King

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Driving a large vehicle can be a challenge at the best of times but with the increased levels of traffic on popular holiday traveling days it can be extremely stressful, not just for you in your RV, but for those attempting to navigate their way around your vehicle. Being courteous and safe at all times […]

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RV Maintenance: Fuel Saving Tips

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If the majority of your time in your RV is spent traveling from one place to another you are well aware that fuel is one of your largest expenses. As a general rule the larger the vehicle the more fuel it takes to travel distances, and even if your motorhome runs on diesel filling up […]

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Dometic RV Refrigerator Repair: How to Save Hundreds of Dollars

RV Refrigerator Repair

Is your Dometic RV refrigerator broken?  Does it freeze everything, or not work at all?  This tip can save you hundreds of dollars in repairs.  I know because my RV refrigerator “broke down.”  I was frantic as I was traveling and having to throw out all my food.  Here’s the mistake I made, and hopefully […]

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Work Camping Problems

“Blessed are those that don’t take anything for granted” is a good mantra for handling work camping problems.  Work camping is one way that many people finance their travels but it’s not without problems.  There are all kinds of work camping jobs, and just as many problems.  Being prepared and having a flexible attitude will […]

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Tips for Protecting Pets from Coyotes While Camping

Do you know how to protect yourself and your pets from coyotes when camping?  Coyotes are everywhere, and can be seen during the day as well as their howls heard at night.  Typically we think of coyotes as nocturnal animals, but hunger will force them out in daylight too.  This is more common than many […]

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RV Driving Tips

RV Driving Tips

Whether you own a Class A or a smaller RV or even a 5th-wheel the driving experience can be vastly different to that of a car. For those who are unfamiliar with driving such a large vehicle there will be challenges ahead. It is important to not allow inexperience to cause you to make bad […]

Make Money Renting Out Your RV

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Many casual RVers will spend a few weeks a year using their RV and the rest of the time it sits in storage waiting for the next time the desire to travel hits them. Storage costs can become a huge expense if the owners do not have on-site parking at their residence, or their city […]

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Is the RV Lifestyle for You?

Dream vs. Reality Many people say they want to give up their home to live in an RV or motorhome full-time, able to take off to places as yet unexplored. They envison their life being full of fun experiences, few cares, and less expensive. The reality often doesn’t measure up and many of those who […]