RECIPES for 2 in an RV

A Book full of Recipes designed for COOKING for 2 in an RV Once the kids are gone, you and your spouse, if you're really dedicated RV travelers, will continue, like my wife and I, to use your RV for Years afterwards, possibly even decades so you can continue enjoy this special lifestyle. And you …

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Surviving a Rainy Day in your RV

Rainy Days Happen, Folks! Even the best camping plans can be changed by the errant storm. The thing for every Camper to do is understand there are many things they can still do to make even a Rainy Day a good camping day. I have written a good article on my HubPages site that every …

How to Keep Cool in your RV in the Summer

Summer Heat can put a lot of strain on your RV Air Conditioning system. Sure, regardless of the size of your RV, if it has an Air Conditioner, the unit has been designed to handle keeping your RV Cool under normal conditions. But far too often, our lifestyle and such things as cooking, opening the …

Understanding the Seasonal cost variations when traveling in your RV .

For the novice RV traveler, one of the first of many surprises you run into is how widely campsite pricing can vary, even at the same campground over the different seasons of the year. In the world of Campgrounds they refer to the seasons as being simply PEAK-season and OFF-season. I have written an article …

RV Driving Tips for On the Road

There are quite a few things about a big motorhome that makes driving them a unique experience. When compared to an automobile, there are things with a motorhome that you must do in a totally different way from how you would do them in an automobile. On the same note, there are a number of …

How to KEEP WARM in your RV, Tips for Winter Campers

OK, there you are, sitting in your camper in some campground where the weather report said it was going to be great weather for your whole vacation. But, you notice that you feel a chill inside and wonder what the problem might be. Checking the temperature, you see that the updated weather reports say  things …

Manage your RV Power Load when on a 30-Amp Service

Here's a surprise for you "newbie" RV owners as you take your RV out and begin to camp around America; MANY CAMPSITES ONLY HAVE 30-AMP SERVICE! If you do end up sitting in a campsite that only provides a 30-AMP service connection there are a number of things you can do to use your power …

RV Tire Covers, get rid of those Bungee straps

I'm not only lazy, but I'm also old enough for certain physical things I do when traveling in my RV to cause me pain and discomfort. Being an RV owner, one thing that I definitely use to protect my tires are good quality covers. RV Tire Covers can save the owner a lot of money …

Just RV and CAMPER BATTERY Information

Every Camper has heard the story about someone who neglected their RV batteries and ended up either on the side of the road needing a charge or even a new battery, or even worse, who ended up damaging one of their RV's 12-Volt accessories. The world of Batteries in the different RV's on the market …

Backing Your RV into a Campsite

    Many people have trouble backing their car into a parking space or their garage,  so it's not surprising that some Rv owners have a problem backing their large RV int a campsite. I have written an article on my HubPages site that takes a more scientific approach to getting your RV into a …

Like Dark Places? Check out the popular Caverns in the USA

There are so many, over 50,000) natural caves and caverns in the USA that people will often drive by one without even knowing that they could have stopped and spent a couple of hours touring one of these natural wonders. The article below will take you to a great article on some of the most …

How to avoid the Crowds at National Parks

I found this great article that's loaded with information to help the Camper, Hiker or just weekend tourist avoid the crowds at National Parks. It provides a number of great reference links to sites that an provide you with the latest data on specific Parks and it gives a great overview on keeping up with …

Dunedin just designated by the DEP as Florida’s first TRAIL TOWN

For those of you from Florida or even if you are a frequent visitor, you have probably heard of the beautiful town called DUNEDIN on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Well, click on the link below to read the article by the Florida DEP about DUNEDIN being designated at a TRAIL TOWN. In fact, Dunedin …

A Florida State Park Event on March, 31, 2018

A PIONEER DAY FESTIVAL at the SAVANNAS PRESERVE STATE PARK on March, 31, 2018 Take a step back in time during the annual Pioneer Day Festival on Saturday, March 31st from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., sponsored by the Friends of Savannas Preserve State Park. Visitors will experience living history as they explore how people in …

Save Money and have Fun Taking Short RV Trips

Camping trips, decide on Short or Long ones. My wife and I are what you would call hardcore campers and we have been doing this for many years, in a number of different styles of recreational vehicles. Over the years, we have taken our RV's to a lot of fantastic places, seen so many great …

Camping – Florida Hiker/Camping Trails

This article from the Florida Forest Service describes their Trailwalker program and their top ten recommended Trails. Click here to read the article; FLORIDA HIKE-IN TRAILS Looking for a high quality T-Shirt  with a HIKER's Slogan (Hikers See More) and a picture taken from a trail overlooking the Allegheny Mountains on it?? Click on this …

RV Camping and the facts about Sun Damage

The Potential for Sun Damage when Camping Camping in the Summer has certain manageable, even if unavoidable hazards, not the least of which is over-exposure to the SUN. I have to admit that I am my own worst enemy when it comes to getting out of my RV and enjoying the great outdoors in and …

Camping free for a month using my Thousand Trails membership

That's right, I have made the reservations and I will be leaving Tampa Florida in a couple of weeks, travel to Lynchburg Virginia, stay there for 3-weeks and then return, without paying a penny for a campsite. I will be using the Thousand Trails campgrounds, Three Flags, near Wildwood Florida for a night, then I …

Campground Memberships are a good way to save money.

If you are a camper who want s to get out and see this great country of ours, one of the things you soon run into is the costs of renting good campsites in really good campgrounds. As you search for ways to save, you will find that a lot of your fellow campers are …

Two Hops and we’ll be in Virginia for a while.

    It's no secret that I am originally from Lynchburg Virginia. Born and raised, as we used to say. Well, all of mine and my wife's relatives are still there along with the few friends; that is the ones that haven't died off or moved away, like we did. We are looking forward to …

Take your new RV on a Shakedown Cruise.

  Those of who have spent years owning multiple RV's have learned a lot of valuable lessons. One of these lessons is that whenever you purchase a new (or newer, or different) RV it is a good idea to take it out on a "Shakedown Run" to weed out any hidden problems before you take …

RV TIRES , A quick Check while on the Road

Your RV is a heavy vehicle and this weight puts a lot of stress on the Tires. You probably already have a good quality Air Gauge for use on your RV tires when they are Cold, but an under-inflated tire will heat up and if the heat builds too high the tire can self-destruct. I …

FMCA Overnight Parking Etiquette for RV Owners

  I know you have probably noticed them. You pull into the parking lot of a retail establishment, especially a WalMart and there will be one or more Motorhomes parked far out and away from the stores entrance. These people are usually OVERNIGHTERS. You see, these days, RV owners will take long trips that often …

Countdown for an RV Trip North, RETRO-WINNIE-4

Yep! This does call my position on the Darwin scale of endangered species into question. As you all know, I live in Florida. And, I not only live in Florida, but I live South of Tampa. This means that this mornings temperature of 64 was pretty darn Cold, relatively speaking. But, we are heading to …

The RETRO-SURVIVALIST – Take Control of your Health

This book is a great collection of Tips, procedures and instructions for the average person to read and understand in order to take control of their health. The information in the book will help the reader understand the chemicals that manufacturers and processors add to our foods and even our medicines many of which have …

RETRO-WINNIE Shakedown Trip, The Good and the Bad

OK, I am not keeping up, even with myself. We did finally complete our trip to Lynchburg VA from Ruskin FL. it was a round trip totaling over 1400 miles and we were in our site for over three weeks. Because of my Doctors demand (a recent Blood Clot in my leg) that I only …

RETRO-WINNIE- Shakedown trip – Day-1- End ofDay

Well, my old Retro, or soon to be Retro, Winnie did well today. We drove slightly over 365 miles before we pulled into a great campground called Lake Jasper RV Resort. It is off of exit-8 as you come into South Carolina. Anyway, we stopped every two hours at rest stops and walked around per …