RV Tips & Tricks

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How To Tackle The Campground Showers Like A Pro

At some point in your camping excursions, you will have to tackle the dreaded campground showers. What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of using these public showers? Do you cringe at the thought of what might be lurking on the floor or on the benches? Don’t worry. We have had to visit many campground showers over the years. And we are passing what we’ve learned on to you. …

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The Ultimate Tent Buyers Guide For 2022

One of the first, and possibly the most important piece of camping equipment you will need is a tent. But with so many choices out there, how do you know which tent is right for you? Whether you’re a beginner looking for your first tent or looking to upgrade your existing tent, we’ve got you covered. This tent buying guide will cover everything you need to know before making such an important purchase. However, before …

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9 Space Saving Portable RV Grills That Are Easy To Pack

When is the best time to cook on the grill? I know, that’s not a fair question. If you love to cook on the grill, anytime is the best time. What’s the best portable grill for RV camping? Again, not a fair question. In fact, the answer to that question depends on your grilling style. Do you prefer to grill with propane? Charcoal? What about electric? In this post we are going to cover the …

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Can You Take A Travel Trailer On The Galveston Ferry?

No trip to Galveston is complete until you take a ride on the Galveston-Port Bolivar Ferry. It is a free service that takes travelers and residents from Galveston Island to Bolivar Peninsula. There is at least one ferry running 24/7 and additional ferries will operate based on traffic volume, with a maximum of 5 ferries running at peak times. But can you take your travel trailer or RV on the ferry? Absolutely. You can even …

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Why You Should Consider Upgrading Your RV Door Locks

Did you know that roughly 90% of all RVs have the same door locks and keys? While you and your family are away from the RV, your travel trailer is an easy target for theft. I would say that the vast majority of fellow RVers are stand up, honest people. However, don’t think that a break-in can’t happen to you. To keep your family, and your valued possessions secure, you might want to consider upgrading …

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Road Trip Across America: 5 Longest Roads in the U.S.

What’s the first thing that you think of when you hear “road trip”? Is it the thought of driving with the windows down and the wind blowing through your hair? Maybe it’s the thought of cranking your favorite tunes on the radio as you cruise down the road. If you could take a trip down one of the longest roads in the U.S., would you do it? Just think, you wouldn’t need your GPS and …

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How To Comfortably Sleep In A Jeep Gladiator

Over the past 25 years, Kellie and I have done our fair share of camping. We have camped in everything from cabins, tents, campers, and a few Jeeps. Sleeping in a Jeep can be challenging at times especially when you are limited for space. We have slept in everything from a Jeep Liberty to a Jeep Wrangler, and all the way up to the Jeep Gladiator. One thing we have learned is sleeping in a …

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5 Best Sleeping Bags For Couples In 2022

Are you the type of person that likes to snuggle with your sweetheart while camping? Whether it’s cold outside or you just get lonely while you’re sleeping, one-person sleeping bags just don’t have enough room for two. If you enjoy camping in the back of your truck or are more of a pop-up camper type, there is a sleeping bag for you. There are numerous options when it comes to sleeping bags for couples and …

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Is The Electric Harley A Good Fit For RVers?

Is the new LiveWire One electric Harley a good fit for RVers? No, that’s not a typo. You read that correctly. Harley-Davidson has engineered and released an electric motorcycle. In this day and age, electric vehicles are all the rave. From eBikes to electric Jeep Wranglers, it seems that manufacturers are rapidly trying to secure their foothold in the electric vehicle industry. The motorcycle industry is no different. In 2019, Harley-Davidson launched their very first …

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12 Tools You Need In Your RV Tool Kit

Being prepared for anything is a common mantra among RVers. Like Murphy says, if it can go wrong, it will. While we can’t predict equipment failure, we can be prepared for it. Overcoming minor setbacks or making repairs to your rig while you’re traveling is the key to a successful trip. Moreover, having the right tools in your RV tool kit is the best way to handle these situations when they arise. In his post …

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How RV Can Mean Ruined Vacation

RV typically stands for Recreational Vehicle in most cases. But have you ever heard someone say that RV stands for “Ruined Vacation”? With the freedom that owning any type of RV brings, how can anyone possibly think that? Sorry to tell you, but an RV can ruin a long vacation or even a quick weekend camping trip. In this post I am going to give you a few tips to make sure your next, and …

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Your Complete Guide To RV Slang

What is RV slang? For starters, slang is a certain type of language that consists of certain words or phrases that is typically restricted to a group of people. Golf, for instance, has it’s own set of jargon, or slang. An example are the terms “mulligan” or “birdie”. Bowling is another sport that has it’s own set of terms that is specific to the sport. Think “gutter ball” or “split”. Believe it or not, there …

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Average Price Of A Travel Trailer (with 10 examples)

What is the average price of a travel trailer? The answer to that question is going to depend on a few different factors. First, what are your individual needs? What amenities are you looking for? Is the quality of construction important to you? What I mean is this, if you are looking for a travel trailer with slide-outs, outdoor kitchen, or stainless-steel appliances, you will pay more, on average, than you would for a basic …

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5 Different Types Of RVers, Which Type Are You?

Over the past few years of RVing, one thing Kellie and I have noticed is that are different types of RVers. Gone are the days when the only people who owned RVs were retirees wearing flowered shirts, huge sunglasses, and large brim hats. RVing has become more and more popular over the past decade or so and RV sales are rising every year. But who is buying these RVs? In this post we are going …

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What Are eBikes And Why Are They So Popular Among RVers?

Electric bicycles, or eBikes, are quickly becoming more and more popular among RV owners. In addition, they are becoming one of the most sought-after RV accessory. After all, bicycling and camping just fit together. Bicycles are a great way for RVers to get around the campground or explore the park’s trails. But what exactly are eBikes? And, are they even legal to operate on hiking trails in National and State Parks? Let’s jump in and …

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