Motorhome vs Towable?

When you decide you want to become an RVer, you immediately face a choice; should you buy a towable, or a motorhome? There are deeper variations of these two choices, such as a truck campers, tent trailers, and 5th wheels, but the first narrowing down will be, picking between a…

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RV Expenses We All Need to Budget For

There is no such thing as a one size fits all RV budget. Some people manage to live on $1,000 a month, but many others may need a budget much higher. But there are a few common expenses that every RVer has. Familiarizing yourself with these common RV expenses will…

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RVing with a Fearful Dog

A life of constant change can be stressful for a fearful dog. New people, places, new sounds, smells and strange dogs, overloading their senses, and triggering their fight or flight responses. Traveling with your dog can be a great opportunity for training. Increasing his or her confidence, and patiently helping…

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How to Keep You RV Decals Looking Good

While the high-end Class A diesel pushers have painted stripes, more common among RV’s are vinyl graphics. These are made to be semi-permanent, and usually, contain UV inhibitors to reduce fading. The decals on your RV can add pizzazz and style. Unfortunately, nothing looks worse than decals that have started…

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Some Tips for Traveling Pets- How Not to Get Lost

Many RVers take their pets with them while traveling. Unfortunately, that can create a lot of unexpected opportunities for your pets to get lost. But there are steps you can take to prevent a lost pet, and find them if they do get lost. RVers have unique challenges when it…

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Keeping Your RV Pet Cool in the Summer

If your RV pet could pass along a suggestion for the summer, it would be to find some simple solutions to make traveling across America in your RV more comfortable in the heat. One frugal solution is to get a cooling pad, which is a mat made out of cold…

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Common RV Terminolgy and Definitions

For the RV neophyte, some RV terminology may seem like a foreign language! Here is a nice long list of typical RV related terms and their definitions used within the RV community. AC or A/C: AC is the 120 volt alternating current electrical system. (the same as ina house). AC…

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