Getting Started

Tips for a greener RV trip

Going green can be easier than you think — even when it comes to life on the road. These simple tips can help you lessen your impact on the environment while RVing. Photo: Flickr/Mr.TinDC Recycle trash and bring recycables to your campground’s recycle bins. Not all campgrounds have recycling facilities, though. In those cases, surrounding…

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Finding Free Camping Areas

If you are a frequent traveler, you know how much cash goes to staying at a developed campground. This can pack one heck of a punch to your wallet, especially if you are visiting during peak season. As campsite bookings increase and rates go up, some RVers have developed a strategy to offset these costs…

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Make your camp life better with these 10 DIY tricks

Believe us, we know how it is. No matter how much time you put into your camping setup, there’s always something that needs attention. Guess what? With a few simple tweaks, you can become a Jedi master of RV camping. Here’s how: Power cord cover Photo: Say what? Yep, that’s a plastic bucket with two…

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How to clean your RV awning

If you’ve spent any time on the road with your RV, you know how precious your awning can be. It’s shade, it’s a place to congregate with family or camp neighbors and it’s an extension of your living space. Do yourself a favor and keep that space looking good and functioning properly with these tips….

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Making Money off your RV

The more we speak with folks, the more the whole “make cash with your RV” thing started to take on a depth we didn’t imagine when we started all this. We keep hearing stories from hardworking Americans who have very specific dreams for what extra revenue could do for them. They were ready to start making…

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Road tripping with pets: What you should know

What’s a road trip without the four-legged family members along for the ride? While traveling, it’s pretty common to see dogs sitting up in the passenger seat, enjoying the trip just like everyone else. Some pups were born for road life. However, there are plenty of things to take into consideration when hitting the road…

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Tips to Keep Your RV Refrigerator Running Properly

Ahhh, the wonderful RV refrigerator – you either love them or have a very rocky relationship with them. Ask ten RVers what their thoughts are on RV fridges, and you’ll get ten different answers. So why are they such a mystery? Most RV refrigerators use a different cooling method than the standard fridge you have…

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How to Hook up and Use an RV Sewer Hose

Using an RV sewer hose is essential if you are road-tripping in a self-contained motorhome (one that has a bathroom and/or a kitchen). At some point, you are going to have to get down to some nasty business and dump those black and grey water holding tanks. You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who thinks…

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