hi lo travel trailers

Hi Lo Travel Trailer, A Unique Piece Of American Camping History

When Kellie and I bought our first travel trailer, we had no idea what a Hi Lo travel trailer was. After all, we had never heard of one. We were not only needing a travel trailer at the time, but we also wanted one to improve our camping experience. There was a family in Temple, Texas that was selling their 1999 Hi Lo Classic and it was within our budget, so we did a little …

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5 Off Road Campers For Conquering The Great Outdoors

Camping is a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. It gives us a chance to relax, unwind, and enjoy some fresh air while spending time with our families. Visiting State Parks and other campgrounds are great for traditional RVs and travel trailers. But what do you do if you want to get a little deeper into nature? When we first started camping, Kellie and I would go places no ordinary …

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5 Outstanding Small Class C Motorhomes For Couples

Motorhomes can range in size from a 45’ Class A all the way down to a 19’ Class B. If you need something that falls right in between, a Class C motorhome might be the answer you’re looking for. Class C motorhomes range in length from around 21 feet all the way up to around 42 feet. So if you are in the market for a small Class C motorhome, this article is for you. …

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Buc-ee’s Travel Center: A Texas Icon And RV Tradition

If you are traveling through Texas, you will eventually run across a Buc-ee’s Travel Center. As a matter of fact, you have probably already seen the billboard that says, ” Buc-ee’s just ahead. Only 215 more miles. You can hold it.” Buc-ee’s is well known for sparkling clean restrooms, unique snacks, and plenty of room for you RV. There is a tradition amongst RVers and Buc-ee’s. When you get a new RV or camper, you …

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RV Camping In Texas, Our Top 5 Favorite Destinations

Texas is not only well known for longhorns and Buc-ee’s, it is also well known for excellent camping destinations. If you are planning to do any RV camping in Texas, you’re going to need some time and a sense of adventure. Texas is the 2nd largest state in the United States, behind Alaska which is the largest. Because Texas is such a huge state, it has some of the best RV campgrounds and State Parks. …

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Types Of Coffee Makers For Campers; How Do You Take Your Coffee?

One of the most popular morning rituals for adults is making that first cup of coffee. Even when we’re camping, coffee is still one of the most important parts of getting the day started. It is safe to say that your RV coffee maker is one of the most important appliances you can purchase. RV campers are well known for limited space. With that in mind, how do you choose the best coffee maker that …

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Cobra JumPackXL H2O

Cobra JumPackXL H2O, Peace Of Mind When You Need It Most

When you think of Cobra, you probably think about radar detectors and CB radios. Did you know they also offer compact battery starters as well? The Cobra JumPackXL H2O is just that. It is a portable mini jump starter that easily fits in your pocket, the center console of your vehicle, or in your glove compartment. Not only will it jump start a dead battery, it will also charge your phone, tablet, or other electronic …

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RV Basement Storage Ideas To Maximize Your Space

We all know that storage in an RV can be hard to come by. Learning to maximize the space we have is essential for RVing. I have come up with this list of RV basement storage ideas that I’m sure will do just that. So just what is the basement of an RV? The basement is essentially the outdoor storage areas. Some are pass thru, others are just compartments. In fact, our 1999 Hi-Lo only …

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5 Amazing Pop Up Campers With Bathrooms

Pop up campers are towable trailers that can be folded up for easy transport and storage. They are smaller and lighter than the traditional travel trailer or 5th wheel camper. Pop up campers can sometimes come equipped with bathrooms. We made a list of 5 absolutely awesome pop up campers with bathrooms for you to check out. Types Of Pop Up Campers There are four main types of pop ups. There’s the traditional tent camper, …

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How To Rent An RV: A Step By Step Guide To RV Rental

Are you looking to rent an RV for your next vacation? Maybe you are considering buying an RV and haven’t decided which type of RV fits your needs. In this article, I will cover why vacationers rent travel trailers and motor-homes, how much it costs to rent an RV, and how to book an RV rental. There are some benefits to booking an RV over buying an RV. One of the main benefits is cost …

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Fort Travis Park And Other Free Things To Do In Galveston

Are you looking for free things to do in Galveston? Fort Travis Park is just one of many free things we found to do on our last trip to the island. Free is good, right? We all love free. I believe everybody is always searching for ways to save money on vacation, whether it be for a week or just a weekend trip. While Galveston is full of tourist attractions that will make you dig …

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5 Awesome Travel Trailers For A Jeep Gladiator Rubicon

Jeeps are well known for being rugged, compact, and versatile. Most Jeep Wranglers have a towing capacity of 2,000 to 3.500 pounds, depending on model and trim package. However, in 2020, Jeep introduced the Gladiator Truck. The Gladiator Rubicon has a towing capacity of 4,000 to 4,500 pounds. The Sport and Sport S models and trim packages have towing capacities of nearly 7,500 pounds, with the Max Tow Package. We are going to cover 5 …

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Surfside Beach RV Parks

Your Guide To Surfside Beach RV Parks And Local Restaurants

Surfside Beach is located 65 miles south of Houston, Texas. It is a well known beach to locals so it’s not quite as busy as Galveston Beach. There is no seawall filled with tourist attractions but there are some great restaurants and plenty of places to camp. We usually see several RVs boondocking right on the beach. That’s free camping at it’s best. If you are looking for something more on the lines of concrete …

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15 Inspirational RV Quotes That Will Make You Want To Hit The Road

We find inspiration from different things. Some find it in certain videos or movies. Others find inspiration in certain quotes. From “I came, I saw, I conquered” from Julius Caesar, to “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans” by John Lennon. Many people before us have inspired people all over the world with their words. As far as inspirational RV quotes, I have put together this list of quotes that will make …

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Rainy Day RV Activities: How To Have Fun Without The Sun

What do you do if it starts raining right in the middle of your vacation? Do you pack up and leave, or do you wait it out? As much as we would like, we can’t always have sunny weather when we’re out camping. A rainy day doesn’t have to end a great camping trip. In fact, you can still make those lasting family memories with a few rainy day RV activities. Kellie and I have …

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