A growing number of Americans will pack up their recreational vehicles and hit the road this year. Ownership of RVs has reached record highs, with 8.9 million households owning an RV. RV owners will trek across the U.S., visiting some … Continued
With an average length of around 36 feet, a class A motorhome cruising the country’s highways and byways is hard to miss. While this largest class of motorhome has grown in popularity as a full-time living option, other types have … Continued
One look at today’s recreational vehicles will tell you these are not your grandparents’ campers. Modern motor homes are packing in creature comforts that couldn’t have been imagined even two decades ago – and they’re making “roughing it” on the … Continued
Two days after their youngest son graduated from high school, Jerry and Cynthia Winegard hit the road – and they barely looked back. “We started off in a 19-foot travel trailer, moved up to a 30-foot travel trailer, then to … Continued
When you’re getting ready for your first camping trip of the season, the last thing you want to find are leaking water pipes, flat tires or dead batteries in your recreational vehicle. Take some extra time in the fall or … Continued
Before you put that recreational vehicle in gear, it’s best to prepare thoroughly. That will ensure your next trip is a joy, not a drag. It also means looking beyond the basics, such as a full gas tank and stocked … Continued
Thinking of taking an RV trip for your next vacation? Before you hit the road, make sure you know which type of RV is right for your lifestyle – and your budget. Read on for the lowdown on the different … Continued
As the weather warms, more and more RVs can be seen rolling along the highways. Driving next to such large vehicles can be intimidating, so treat RVs the same as you would a semi-truck (some RVs are nearly as large, and have similar mirror set-ups and handling abilities). When driving near an RV, keep these five tips in mind, and practice the same precautions when you’re on the road with any large vehicle.
We’ve all left for vacation and been hit with the nagging feeling that something important was left behind. And while the typical road-tripper will often forget replaceable items like a toothbrush or mobile phone charger, RV safety equipment like a breakaway switch, umbilical cord, sway bars and safety chains might be harder to find at the local hardware store.