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How to keep your RV fresh water tank clean

NOV 04<p>Written by: Anna Sibal <br>11/04/2011 11:30 AM<p>Is the water in your RV safe to use?<p>Is the water in your RV fresh water tank really safe to use?<p>Just …

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Our 2015 Mobile App Essentials for RV Travel

As Technomads, it should be no surprise that we are mobile technology lovers.<p>We love our iPhones and iPads, and find them to be perfect companions …

News and Tips from the leading RV Camping Authority

News and Tips from the leading RV Camping Authority

Rich in Tradition Located in the heart of Pigeon Forge, Camp Riverslanding is rich with heritage and home to tradition. Danny Beck, of Augusta, …

The “Dog Divide” – Traveling with a dog in an RV

We have a dilemma as we prepare for a very long extended trip west in our Roadtrek: Should we take our dog, Tai, an eight-year-old , 70 pound …

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News and Tips from the leading RV Camping Authority

Kerrville, a Texas-friendly community is known for its mild climate, exceptional performing and fine arts programs, nestled in the heart of the Texas …

Boondocking Basics: Solar Panels

In an earlier post, I covered electrical use while unplugged – how your coach batteries store electricity for use while you're parked and enjoying …

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Boondocking Basics: Electrical Use While Unplugged

With all the solar retrofits and additional batteries being installed on some units, people are looking at their stock Class Bs and wondering if …

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5 Smart Tips for Towing a Trailer

Hauling a trailer can be easy, but mistakes can lead to disastrous consequences. With that in mind, we're offering some advice to help you and your cargo reach your destination safely.<p><b>Know Your Weights</b><p>A truck or car's tow rating (found in the owner's manual) is a simplification of a number of …

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How to Find and Use National Forest Campgrounds

Dispersed Camping in the San Juan National Forest near Silverton, CO – Free<p>Want to get away from the commercial campground scene, and tired of the …

RVing and my new smartphone

I've switched smartphones and it's all because of RVing.<p>I now use the Samsung Galaxy S 4. I traded my iPhone 5 in at my local Verizon store and now …

Galaxy S4

RVing and camping in Bear Country

Inevitably, if you do a lot of wilderness camping in your RV, you're going to find yourself in bear country. It's a sad fact of life that there are …

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Bare Facts on Bears

<b>Grizzly Bear Kills Hiker in Yellowstone National Park</b><p>A grizzly bear is shown in this undated photo. A grizzly bear killed a man hiking in Yellowstone …

Avoid RV Weight Issues By Going To A Truck Scale Before Each Trip | The RVing Guide

Are you planning your next RV outing?<p>Have you taken into consideration your RV weight limitations?<p>The excitement of planning an RV trip often …

Laura: The most important accessory for your RV

A while ago someone asked, on the Roadtrek Facebook page, about our favorite travel accessory. I commented that it was my new mattress topper. …

8 Right-Angle Drills to Help You Work in Tight Spaces

A cordless right-angle drill helps you do work that would cause you considerable grief if you didnt own the tool. It easily reaches into confined wall and ceiling cavities to bore holes or drive screws. To some that sounds like drudgery, to us testi

Essential Items for Housekeeping in the RV

I have a few favorite and essential items that make my spouse John’s and my fulltime RV living more comfortable and pleasurable. First there is my …

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RV Refrigerator Stop Working? Tips For Repairing vs Replacing It | The RVing Guide

The most important appliance in your RV is the refrigerator.<p>When you gave up tent camping, putting the ice coolers away in the garage for good was a …

5 Bits to Push Your Cordless Drill Into Overdrive

The battery-powered cordless drill/driver is by far the most popular portable power tool ever devised. To get the most out of this versatile tool, you need more than just a few screwdriver tips and drill bits. These capable add-ons are reasonably priced and readily available online or at home …

How to Choose Men's Hiking Shoes

Shoes are the most important piece of gear for enjoyable hiking. A comfortable, well-fitting pair that is well matched to terrain and conditions is …

How to unclutter your RV

We have discovered the one all important guiding principle that more than anything determines the success or failure of an RV trip: There needs to be …

Prepare for Stormy Weather with Quick Exit Plan

Given the rash of severe weather that’s been striking the United States and Canada this spring and summer, it would be prudent for all campers and …

The Federal Senior Pass – Good All Over

One of the consolations of old age is the Federal Senior Pass, which like most Federal entities has undergone a name change – it used to be called …

Understanding data usage and the MiFi data card

Staying in touch while RVing is a challenge we all face. And a key tool many of us end up acquiring is a data card that lets us set up our own Wi-Fi …

Gear & Gadgets

Does Your RV Need To Lose Weight?

Is your RV properly loaded? Did you know that 33% of RVs on the road are overweight or out of balance? What is the maximum weight your RV can carry? …

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Roam Free Coast-to-Coast

Share Email Comments<p>With his 2011 Ford F150 EcoBoost and 2011 Four Wheel Camper Keystone pop-up camper, Mark explores nature from coast-to-coast, …

Fresh Water Tank Fills Up!

George, when the city water pressure feeds fresh water into the on-board fresh water tank it means one of two things. Either a "quick fill" valve is …

When to Change Your Pet’s RV Lifestyle

For those of you who read this blog, you’ll remember that last month I gave some suggestions about how best to travel with your pet (in my case, my …