RV FINANCIAL TIP – 1 – How much will my new RV be worth after I buy it? This is a question so many new RV shoppers fail to do their research about. You see, an RV, like an automobile, will drop in value as soon as you sign the papers to buy it. But… Read More How much will your new RV lose in value when you drive it off the lot?
The hurricane, Matthew was such a devastating force to the Southeast coast of the US. At the time it was approaching, I happened to be enjoying myself in my RV in a campground called Fiesta Key. It’s a great campground, with nice amenities and an onsite restaurant/bar. On the other hand, its halfway down the… Read More How did I avoid Hurricane Matthew while camping in the Keys
Everyone wants to go to the Keys and those of us who have an RV, are lucky enough to have campgrounds available all along the Overseas Highway for us to use. I have been in one of these campgrounds several times and now that I’m a little older, I prefer the distance from Key West… Read More Taking your RV to the Keys? Be prepared for the traffic.
Well, we got to our campground a few days ago, and once we had set our site up, we kind of went into our “Chillin” mode. You know what this is, the Chillin’ mode? Well, traveling on these highways in our country, driving a motorhome and towing a car, is one of the more stressful… Read More Chillin’ in the Keys, settling in and adjusting a lifestyle.
Every camper ends up needing to cook food at some time or other, even the diehard Backpack campers end up cooking at times. As RV owners, my wife and I hop around the campgrounds of America, I end up cooking on my grill quite often. Many times, we are just grilling some Hot Dogs or… Read More How to Select the Perfect GRILL for you and your RV.
OK, I told myself that you were all bored with my RV travels and I wouldn’t do anymore articles like those in the past. But, here I am. with our RV pulled over to our house and ready to be loaded. I plugged the RV AC voltage cord in to our house, and by tomorrow,… Read More Loading up for our next Adventure. RV traveling in the Keys
Taking your vacation and staying in a campground in your RV is very popular these days. But, often you are taking your vacation during the peak season when campgrounds are very crowded. These crowded conditions can increase your probability of getting infections or even being exposed to potentially dangerous bacteria. We all know that we… Read More Tips for good Campground Sanitation Habits
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
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!