Category Archives: a – Starting out in your RV

Our Snowbird RV Tour – Day 25 – Imperial Dam

Day 24 After Mike and I attempted an unsuccessful fishing excursion to Squaw Lake, rain began to fall. We not only did not catch any fish we had to row the entire time because my small motor would not start. Once back at camp I checked out the motor, the trouble appeared to be a clogged fuel filter. With rain falling it was a good opportunity for a trip to town to pick up parts for the outboard, refuel the trucks and refill propane tanks. Yuma propane ranges from $2.20 to $2.70 per gal. Because Read more [...]

RV Winterizing – Preventing Frost Damage

Frost Damage -- Winter is just around the corner or maybe for some northern regions it has already arrived. The days are getting shorter and the nights cooler. Soon frosty Jack will lay his white blanket on the landscape. Winter means freezing temperatures, most areas in the US and Canada are subject to freezing. One winter, not long ago, during our tour through  southern Arizona temperatures dropped well below freezing raising havoc with RV water lines, many RVs were damaged. RVs are especially Read more [...]

A Special Gift for RVers

Hi, welcome to my RV Travel website. Lynda and I are avid RV travelers. Since retiring, more than 10 years ago we've enjoyed many tours throughout North America. Our RV travels have taken us from our home in southern British Columbia, Canada north to Alaska, south to Mexico and east to Texas and Florida enjoying many sights and experiences along the way.  In recent years Lynda and I took up traveling with close friends, we continue to travel as a group. Traveling with others adds another Read more [...]

A New RV E-Book – The Boondocking Dry Camping Guide

A great new kindle book about Boondocking and Dry camping.   Boondocking and dry camping is probably the most exciting and satisfying camping adventure. Cheaper, more space, and quieter are just some of the advantages of boondocking. After 40 of RV travel and boondocking from the Canadian wilderness to the Mexican border Lynda and I wrote a book to share our extensive knowledge of boondocking. Learn how to prepare your RV for extended boondocking Read more [...]

Free RV Camping/Parking – Free Overnight Stops

Click the logo above to check out the site. Camping fees can mount up whether you're on the road or camping for a weekend or a week at your favorite resort. You can spend $30 and up per night depending on the location and amenities of the RV park or resort. If you are on an extended tour or vacation the cost of camping can easily climb into the thousands of dollars. No need to fret help is a click away. Recently an interesting concept has come out Read more [...]

RV Special Products & Accessories

During our RV travels Lynda and I come across various RV products and accessories we find interesting and useful. Most times we purchase these products to see if they are as good as advertised. Each week I'm focusing on a couple of these products.   Navigation A good map is essential when traveling and is especially important when driving or hauling a large rig. It is absolutely no fun finding yourself on the wrong street or freeway Read more [...]

RV Fires – How to Avoid Disaster

      After retirement, our goal was to travel the southern US and visit the many famous places we had heard or read about. Palm Springs, Phoenix, San Diego, the Florida Keys and many others. The best way to see these places, for us, was in our RV. With no deadlines or schedule, we could take our time, stay at a location as long as we like or not. During our first RV travels Read more [...]

RV Systems – How They Work Part 2

This article is part 2 of "RV Systems - How They Work" a thorough look at all the systems in your RV and what they do. The systems on some RVs can be complicated while others may be simple. Simple or complicated if you don't understand how they work you could be in for some frustrating experiences. In these two articles, I have explained RV systems front to back. I am sure it will help you understand your RV systems better. Check out part 1 of "RV Systems - How They Work".   RV Read more [...]

RV Systems – How They Work – Part 1.

            When Lynda and I bought our first motorhome we had no idea all the systems our new home on wheels contained. The salesman gave us a quick overview of how to operate the systems, of course, I retained only about ten percent of what he said. Fortunately, this wasn't our first RV so I had some knowledge of what was involved. Becoming familiar with all the systems and it's quirks took Read more [...]

RV & Camping Advice & Etiquette – Things to do & not do.

Unfortunately, the human race seems to be short on common sense, some people do not realize when they are causing discomfort or irritation to other campers. After more than 40 years of camping and RVing Lynda and I have come up with a bunch of do's and don'ts and helpful suggestions. Some are from our own experiences and some are from social media and others. When I think of inconsiderate campers I am reminded of one of our not so great experiences. Several Read more [...]