It’s scary! We have only been back at our home base for a week now and we still have that itch to be on the road in our motorhome again. Normally, after we are gone for a while in our RV, we can easily spend a month or two before we feel this need to… Read More Back at our Home Base, far too soon.
A Summer of Camping, Day-0 OK, as you all know, my wife and I are avid Campers and we have been sitting around for several months now at our home-base, just twiddling our thumbs. And I have to admit that a certain amount of cabin fever has set in with us. Sure, if you read… Read More A Camping Trip, 50-days in our RV, Travel and Camping Tips.
Solar Lights are a fantastic safety option for every campsite Click on the link below for my Hubpage article which gives the RV owner and camper some very valuable information on using Solar Lights in your campsite. Solar Lights and your Campsite by Don Bobbitt, June, 2016
This article is extracted from the online magazine RV BUSINESS. I put it here as an FYI incase you own or in case you know someone who owns one of these models and can tell them, if they already do not know. ‘NHTSA’ Issues Latest RV-Related Recall List May 31, 2016 by RVBusiness Editor’s Note:… Read More FYI: NHTSA announces new RV Recalls
Probably one of the most important things you need to do as an RV owner is learn how to set up your campsite so that you and your family can get the most enjoyment while camping. You are going to find that there are some relatively simple campsite essentials you can carry with you that… Read More How to Set Up your RV CAMPSITE
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… Read More Campground Memberships are a good way to save money.
I finally selected a new color rear camera/monitor system for my motorhome and after a little study i installed it myself. It is a Made-in-America product that I expect to provide me with years of service. My old Black-and-White system had died on me a couple of months ago, and I have been on the… Read More How to upgrade your old Black and White Rear Camera system
Orlando RV Resort is another Thousand Trails membership Campground that everyone who might be planning on camping in Florida, should check out. It’s actually in Clermont Florida just ten miles north on US highway 27, off of I-4 at Exit-55. Besides the many amenities, this campground has 867 campsites you can pick from. Almost all… Read More Orlando RV Resort, a great Campground in Clermont Florida
First of all, we have a 2006 Fleetwood Bounder. It’s in great shape and we love traveling in it. But, like anything else, eventually you are going to have problems with some parts of your RV. The first thing you have to accept with a motorhome is the fact that things will eventually go bad.… Read More Searching for a replacement RV Rear Camera Monitor.
it only takes a second for your RV to sustain damage to items mounted on its roof when you are traveling in your RV. Here are a few of the things that I have experienced happening to my RV over the years.… Read More Bent TV antenna’s and other problems on your RV Roof
Recently, I had another dangerous experience with; rains and holiday drivers, on an Interstate highway. It was a post-holiday trip and I was heading back to Florida after visiting relatives. The trip started out fine, but weather set in when we got to South Carolina, and once I was on the Interstate (I-95)… Read More On the road in my RV with rain and the “Crazies”.
OK, I’m not complaining! We’re up here enjoying the Holidays with our family and friends. It’s a good thing. Oh, and we are camped in my daughters driveway in our motorhome. So, even though it has been a bit dreary with the constant showers and occasional deluge, we are having a good time. I have… Read More A Week of Rain for Christmas in Virginia
We’re up and walking around this morning after a nice layover at the Three Flags campground (Thousand Trails) in Florida. It’s not only a good CG to stay at for a week or so, but it’s a great overnight stop being, right off of I-75 in Florida. I am a TT member so I… Read More Three Flags CG, a great overnight layover in Florida
We made a decision to take our motorhome to Virginia for the Christmas Holidays and this forced us to do a different kind of trip planning.… Read More Heading North for the Holidays? Brrrrr!
Here is a link to a great article in Motor Home magazine that goes over all of the pertinent facts an RV motorhome owner should know as they go through the process of deciding whether they should purchase a Tow vehicle, and if they do, what do they actually need in addition to the… Read More Dinghy-101 Tow Car article from MotorHome magazine
Many RV owners now want to use their RV in colder environments and not just in a summer campground near a beach somewhere. Some RV’s have water systems that will occasionally need a little protection from a cold night or two where temperatures drop below freezing for a short period of time. Check out… Read More RV TIP, Protect your RV water Pipes from freezing with this trick
Check out that AC of yours before winter hits, if you are planning on traveling and camping in your RV during cool or cold weather. You can save some money, if you do. Almost all RV’s, especially motorhomes, have roof Air Conditioners on them. And for the past dozen or more years these AC… Read More RV Tip – Using your RV AC for Heat, Get a little heat boost without your Furnace.
Well we got here OK even if a little later than I had planned. We were loaded up when we checked the traffic around Tampa on the TV. It turned out that I-75 North was blocked by a serious wreck that had generated an 85 minute traffic delay from Riverview to Brandon (about 8 miles).… Read More Rainy setup at Three Flags Campground in Wildwood Florida.
You just have to love the luck of us RVers sometimes. I have reservations to stay at the Three Flags campground, near Ocala Florida. The Rig is cleaned up, washed waxed, and we will load up tomorrow. Then it’s just a two hour drive north to the campground. But, I sit here watching the weather… Read More Patricia? Never heard of her! Or was that the name for that Hurricane?
That’s right, it’s like a disease; this desire to take your RV on the road and just keep going. The one’s that actually do it are referred to as Full-Timers. Sometimes, it just can’t be helped. Once you own an RV, regardless of whether it’s a pop-up or if its a Big Rig, once… Read More The Full-Timer Itch, a Camper’s disease to watch out for.