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A Solar Powered RV: More Than Just Panels on the Roof!

We’ve posted many times in the past on various topics related to RV solar panels. We’ve produced a number of related YouTube videos and have discussed our own ultimate RV solar panel system detailing how we roll with our solar power system. But today we’re talking about a literal solar-powered RV. And by that, we …

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Diesel Pusher Chassis Options: Spartan vs Freightliner

We post about many aspects of our diesel pusher motorhome, a 43-foot 2005 Newmar Mountain Aire. And we’ve certainly posted a fair amount about the Class A RV in general. But we don’t often post much about the diesel pusher chassis. So, in this post, we thought we’d take a closer look at the two …

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A Hybrid Camper: What Is It & Should You Consider One?

Hybrid travel trailers have become increasingly popular in recent years, probably because they offer some unique advantages. But what exactly is a hybrid camper? In today’s post, we’re investigating the hybrid camper to find out what’s behind the growing popularity of these rigs, and what pros and cons should be weighed for anyone considering a …

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The RV Gutter: Does It Do Its Job Or Does It Need Some Help?

Most RVs come with gutters installed along the length of the roof radius, designed to catch and divert water as it rolls off the roof. RV gutters direct water to the front or back of the RV, keeping it from pouring onto you… or, onto your windows which can cause streaking and could even create …

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The Bus RV Conversion: All the Rage or a Waste of Time?

Social media is full of pictures of people converting buses into rolling homes which essentially makes them RVs. But what exactly is a bus RV conversion? And is it worth the effort? Today we’re looking at bus conversions (a sub-group of which are also known as skoolie conversions) – a different type of home on …

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Off Road RV: Comfy Living Where Others Dare Not Tread

Love to travel off the beaten path? We’ve got the rigs for you! Today we’re taking a look at the off-road RV… for travelers who want to venture off the pavement in style, with all the comforts of home in their living space. From full-size off-road motorhomes to off-road travel trailers, truck campers, and even …

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An RV With 2 Bedrooms? Who Knew Such a Thing Existed?

There are so many families traveling by RV these days, as well as friends choosing to travel together. RV manufacturers have caught on to these trends, so RVs with 2 bedrooms (both motorhomes and towables) are growing in availability and popularity. Traditionally, even large RVs had one master bedroom and then some convertible sleeping areas …

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The Minnie Winnie: Iconic Model From an Iconic Brand

Most people with even the slightest interest in RVing, (and even most people with no interest in RVing at all), have heard of Winnebago and the hugely popular Minnie Winnie. The name “Winnebago” is to “RV” as “Kleenex” is to “tissue” and “Q-tip” is to “cotton swab”. That’s a rare level of brand recognition where …

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Get an RV With Bunk Beds & Bring the Whole Family Along!

One drawback of an RV is the fact that floor space is limited, making the entire living area small. This means that sleeping space is generally not plentiful, limiting the number of people who can camp with you. The easiest way to deal with this limitation is to buy an RV with bunk beds. Bunk …

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Toy Hauler Motorhome: A Great Way to Bring It All With You!

We’ve posted here before about towable toy haulers (5th wheels & travel trailers). And we know that motorhome owners can tow large trailers to bring along toys like ATVs, motorcycles, golf carts, etc. But can a motorhome BE a toy hauler without towing the toys separately on a trailer? As it turns out, a toy …

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3 Things to Know About Owning an RV: BEFORE You Buy!

Traveling in an RV is fantastic. Obviously, we think so or we wouldn’t have continued doing it for two decades! But, RV ownership isn’t all glamour and fun. There are some stressors involved. So, in the interest of full disclosure, today’s post takes a serious look at a few important things to know about owning …

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The Toterhome RV: What Is It & Is It For You?

We’ve discussed the various types of motorhomes on this blog before. We’ve posted about Class A, B, and C motorhomes and about big rigs like our 43-foot diesel pusher. We’ve written lots of posts about motorhomes. But we’ve never written a post about a Toterhome. Until today! These things are COOL, so let’s take a …

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The Winnebago Ekko Pop-Top – Is It Right for Your Family?

Back in late 2020, Winnebago introduced a new motorhome that was about the size of a camper van but had the space and features of a larger rig. The RV, called the Ekko, was an instant success. About a year later, the Winnebago Ekko Pop-Top was revealed. With the current soaring interest in smaller RVs, …

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Check Out This Two Story RV! A Sunroom? An Elevator? Whaaaat?

That’s right – a two-story RV with a sunroom and an elevator. It’s real, it’s expensive, but it’s worth seeing because it’s pretty cool. Overseas RV manufacturers are jumping in with all sorts of cool new innovations. So, today we’re taking a look at the SAIC Maxus Life Home V90 Villa Edition! Is This Two …

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Is the Oka Miniature Cruise Cozy the Smallest Camper Van on Earth?

With gas prices affecting RVers’ travel plans, everyone’s thinking about the benefits of smaller RVs. We here in North America tend to think of a small rig as a Class B or even a Class B Plus RV. But, friends we’ve gotta tell you – a Class B RV is nowhere near the smallest camper …

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The 2022 Ford Transit Electric – Will It Make a Good Camper Van?

Using a cargo van as the platform to build out a camper van is super popular these days, and we can understand why! Commercial vans make great bones for little RVs and can be customized to include pretty much anything a traveler/camper wants to accommodate. With the introduction of the 2022 Ford Transit electric van …

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9 Signs A Diesel Pusher Motorhome Is Right For You

You may be generally familiar with a Class A RV. But a diesel pusher motorhome, despite being classified as a Class A RV, is somewhat of a different beast compared to a gas Class A. So, what exactly is a diesel pusher motorhome, and what are the advantages and disadvantages associated with it? Stay tuned, because …

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Do Gas Powered Motorhomes Lack Power?

We’ve lived, worked, and traveled in a diesel pusher that we’ve driven all over the United States, Canada, and even into Mexico for nearly two decades. But we’ve driven a gas-powered motorhome now and again as well, so we’ve got some experience to put behind any comparisons we make relative to the pros and cons …

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The Benefits of an RV Inspection Before Buying

When shopping for an RV, there are many things to look for regarding liveability and driveability. First, of course, you’ll want a floor plan that suits your needs, and you’ll want to be sure you’re comfortable driving and parking the rig. But one of the most important aspects of RV shopping is an RV inspection. …

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5 Awesomely Small Class A Motorhomes

We’ve traveled, lived, and worked in a Class A motorhome for nearly two decades now. Our first rig was a 2002 39’ Fleetwood Bounder Diesel (model 39Z if you’re really curious), and our current home is a 2005 43’ Newmar Mountain Aire. We never considered small motorhomes because we knew that we wouldn’t just be …

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Benefits of a Diesel Class A Motorhome

Diesel or gasoline? It’s one of the oldest debates in the recreational vehicle industry. Which is better, and why? Today, we’re taking a deeper look at the benefits of diesel class A motorhomes – what makes them stand out, their fundamental differences, and more. What Is a Diesel Class A Motorhome? As the name implies, …

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How Big Is a Class A Motorhome? Everything You Need to Know About Class A RVs

If you’re buying your first RV, you may have sizable questions: How big is a Class A Motorhome? How tall is a Class A motorhome? How much does one weigh? The answers to these questions can have a big impact on how, or if, you’ll be able to store your RV and where you’ll be …

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