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Driving an RV in High Winds: How to Do It & Stay Safe!

Almost anyone who has ever had the displeasure of driving an RV in high winds will tell you that it can be a very stressful white-knuckle experience. No one likes driving an RV in high winds, but the situation is likely to present itself sooner or later. For this reason, we’re here to share some …

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RV Pet Monitor: Keep Your Pets Safe on the Road

Today’s topic, the RV pet monitor, is of critical importance to anyone who travels in an RV with pets. After all, one of the great benefits of traveling in an RV is the ability to bring along ALL family members, furry ones included. And although we don’t happen to travel with pets ourselves, we have …

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RV Rattles: How to Quiet Dishes, Windows, Doors & More

When you drive a house on wheels down the road, you might hear a whole lotta shakes, rattles, and rolls from various places around the RV. And that can get to be pretty annoying as you travel. After all, you’ve got pots & pans, silverware, dishes, glassware, and lots of other stuff stored in cabinets …

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Portable Propane Fire Pits: Best Options For RVs in 2022

A portable propane fire pit? Well – hear us out: There’s nothing like a fire pit to bring people together. Add some marshmallows & s’mores, a guitar or two, and you’ve got the makings of a beautiful evening spent with friends and family that will bring warmth to both body and soul… from the fire …

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Travel Trailers vs 5th Wheels: 33 Differences to Know

We’ve sometimes seen 5th wheels referred to as “travel trailers.” But while both are towables, they’re actually not the same type of RV. In fact, there are some pretty significant differences between the two, so we thought we’d take a closer look at travel trailers vs 5th wheels, and point out what sets them apart …

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Folding Camp Grill: Make Dinner & Save Space!

We recently published a post on portable campfires that RVers can take along wherever they go. Today’s post looks at a bit of a different product. Known as a folding camp grill or collapsible grill for camping, this product can not only serve as a portable campfire or “fire pit”, but also as a grill …

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RV Closet Door Latch: A Clever Solution To Keep RV Sliding Doors Closed

Lots of RVs have sliding closet doors, but since RVs are moving vehicles, the doors have to be latched in place to keep them from sliding back and forth while you’re driving down the road. There are several variations on the RV closet door latch that manufacturers use in their RVs to keep the doors …

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15 Clever Uses for Toothpaste Around Your RV

Keeping our teeth clean and our gums healthy is among the more commonly understood uses for toothpaste, but we’ve actually heard about a bunch of clever ways to use toothpaste for various tasks around the RV! We decided to toss them over to you in today’s post because toothpaste is a thing every RVer has …

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Get an RV Pet Fence and Bring Fido Along for the Ride!

RVing is fantastic on so many fronts, not the least of which is the wonderful opportunity to travel with your pets. There are some things that help to make pets and pet owners more comfortable when traveling and camping. Today we’re looking at an item that can help to keep your pet safe outside your …

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Is an RV Wind Turbine a Good Choice for RVers & Campers?

We’ve talked a lot about solar power on this blog over the years, and we’re big fans. We’ve got what for us is the ultimate RV solar panel system, and it has served us very well overall. But there’s no getting around the fact that the sun goes down every night, and that clouds, rain, …

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9 RV Newbie Mistakes To Avoid – Special Guest Post!

While we’ve made plenty of RV newbie mistakes ourselves over the years, we’re happy to be sharing someone else’s mistakes! Today we’re thrilled to feature a special guest post by best-selling author, and our dear friend, Alyssa Padgett. Besides her fame from her first book — A Beginner’s Guide to Living in an RV  — Alyssa …

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How to Get the Smell Out of Your RV Refrigerator

It’s fairly common knowledge among RVers that RV fridges can smell. But there are a number of reasons why. Depending on the odor, the issue could be anything from food, to mold/mildew, to the interior of the fridge surface, to a mechanical/technical problem with the refrigerator itself. And as you might imagine, different sources call …

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21 WD 40 Uses on Cars that You May Find Useful for Your RV!

We’ve all heard of WD-40, and most of us have probably used it a time or two. Over the years we’ve learned about lots of great WD-40 uses on cars, and many of these uses apply to RVs as well. So today we’re running through 21 uses for WD-40 that you might find useful for …

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Use These 13 Budget Travel Tips to Save Money As an RVer

Most people love to save money anywhere they can, and we’re no exception! So today we’re sharing our budget travel tips in hopes that some of them might help you to save some dough. With fuel prices continuing to hit record highs, the more you save with our budget travel tips, the more money you’ll …

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Interested In an RV Weather Station? Check This Out!

When we’re traveling in an RV, it’s especially important to stay abreast of the weather. Certain weather conditions may call for action in terms of retracting your awnings (including your RV window awnings), moving the RV away from trees or water, to higher ground, or even moving to a larger structure. Smartphones are typically great …

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How to Get Prescriptions When Traveling in Your RV

Knowing how to get prescriptions when traveling in your RV is very important. Many RVers who take daily medications rely on having them available as needed, so the ability to refill them when you’re not home is key. Still, others may require short-term medication to treat an acute illness, and knowing how to deal with …

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Starlink RV Internet – Is it the Internet Solution RVers Have Been Waiting For?

You may have seen our post on our RV internet solutions for 2021 which we created to update our readers on the most recent upgrades we made to our tech cabinet. But it’s 2022 now, and while our internet solutions are working very well for us, like many RVers we’re keeping an eye on the …

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What’s a Water Bandit? And Is It Really Stealing?

Access to water is among the most significant concerns of everyone everywhere, and this concern is not lost on those of us who travel from place to place. Some of us travel deep into the wilderness and out into the desert, often camping in extremely remote locations. But all of us have in common a …

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Can Electric Vehicles Be Flat Towed With An RV?

You may have seen our recent post on electric vehicle towing capacity in which we discussed whether or not it’s possible to tow your RV with an electric vehicle (EV). Today’s post looks at EVs and RVs from a different perspective: “Can electric vehicles be flat towed?” We’ll begin with a quick primer on flat …

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How to Fix a Cracked Windshield With Household Items

We’re no strangers to having to deal with a cracked windshield. Back in 2014, a stone chipped our RV’s windshield, and the chip spread into a crack before we had time to spot it. We had our windshield replaced, and not long thereafter our brand new windshield caught another flying stone from a passing vehicle. …

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Tiny House vs RV – Which One is Better for You?

The popularity of RVs has grown exponentially in recent years. Likewise, tiny houses are gaining more attention and popularity as every year passes. This means that those of us who enjoy or aspire to “tiny living” have options, which is great. In today’s post, we’re taking a look at tiny living, comparing and contrasting the …

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25 Must-Have Items For Your RV Roadside Emergency Kit

Anyone who takes a road trip of any distance or duration should be prepared for potential roadside emergencies. But, RVers who tend to travel roads unknown with some frequency (while carrying heavy loads in their home-on-wheels) need to be well prepared for unexpected events that can occur based on weather, tire blow-outs, and other breakdowns. …

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