It is estimated that almost 50 million people will travel by RV this summer. As you plan for your trip and set your budget, you may want to consider investing in a new set of tires. There are many benefits to investing in a quality set of RV tires.
The Benefits of Quality Tires
If you invest in higher quality tires, there are several benefits:
Increased Safety: Your tires are directly correlated to your safety on the road. The tire tread and grip are critical for braking and adequate inflation helps you avoid a blowout. Once you invest in quality tires, you need to keep those tires serviced regularly for optimal safety while driving.
Greater Fuel Efficiency: All of us would like to save some money at the pump. Damaged or underinflated tires [...]
Are you dreaming of summer RV road trips already? Due to all the restrictions with COVID-19 in the past year, many have discovered the freedom and the wonder of an RV vacation. If you’re looking for the best routes for your summer getaway, there are many free resources that may come in handy. Most navigation apps have a car in mind, so it is helpful to use RV specific resources. Some of our favorites are listed below.
RV Trip Wizard
With RV Trip Wizard, you can find your ideal campground, plan out your entire road trip and calculate all your costs along the way, including fuel, fees, food and even fun.
Here are just a few benefits of RV Trip Wizard:
Multiple device friendly interface – you can use it on a desktop, tablet [...]
This summer you can add a little adventure to your State Park visit with a simple app. Adventure Lab is a free location-based digital treasure hunt for all ages. The app is designed similar to existing geocaching activities, and will guide you throughout 10 Washington state parks in Island county as you solve questions using physical features within the landscape. With this new kind of interactive experience, you can safely discover the world around you while touching only your mobile phone.
How do I participate?
All you need to do to participate is download the app onto your phone! Once in the app, you simply need to scroll down the lists of parks to find the one you’re visiting. Signing up is simple. [...]
The Rockwood Geo Pro line of trailers work beautifully with today’s more fuel efficient and smaller SUVs. With floor plan weights within these vehicles’ towing capability, Geo Pro is an exciting way to go camping using the vehicle you drive every day.
Sleep the whole family!
The Rockwood Geo Pro 20BHS is our largest bunk model in the Geo Pro lineup. The accessory door in the rear that allows you to put different types of camping items in your unit easily is by far one of the best attributes to the small floor plan. This one slide model has a large Dinette so you can sleep 6 and sit at least four in the dinette as well. We know you will enjoy all of the space available in the main [...]
With spring right around the corner, you may be already dreaming of your first trip in your RV. However, before you get ready to pack your bags, it’s important to tackle a thorough cleaning of your RV. Check off our RV Spring Cleaning Checklist to get your rig ready for the wide open road. Does your RV need maintenance? Get it scheduled in our Service Department today!
Spring Cleaning Supplies
Before you slip on those rubber gloves, you’ll want to make sure you have all the needed supplies to clean your RV. Not sure where to find them? Stop by our shop for all your RV needs! We suggest the following:
Are you someone who can’t spend enough time in the many beautiful State Parks in Washington? Consider being paid to help take care of your favorite places this summer! The state parks are now in the process of hiring park aides and senior park aides for summer 2021.
The many benefits of being a park aide
Each summer, State Parks employs 400 park aides and 45 senior park aides to work the busy season, which runs from April through September. Park aides register campers, maintain trails, clean campgrounds and comfort stations and perform a variety of custodial maintenance chores. They also may work in park offices, interact with visitors and help with interpretive and educational programs.
There is nothing worse than planning for an adventure at a state park, only to arrive and discover that conditions are not what you were hoping for. Fortunately, many state parks have now installed live webcams. You can hop onto the park’s website to see exactly what things look like at the park right now. Wondering if there’s still a lot of snow at Lake Wenatchee? Simply visit the website and check out the camera.
Parks with Webcams
Cama Beach Historical State Park
Moran State Park
Wallace Falls State Park
In addition, you can find webcams for many other popular Washington destinations on Northwest Webcams.
Other useful tools on the State Park website
The State Park website also has many other tools to help you plan your next adventure. [...]
With COVID restrictions, the traditional Valentine’s date at a nice restaurant it likely not possible this year. However, if you have an RV, you have the perfect setting for romance. This year, plan a romantic RV Valentine’s day. You can go super simple (just dinner in the RV) or up it with a little getaway. We’ve got the recipe for romance right here.
Setting the mood
Regardless of whether you get away to a romantic vista, or stay parked in your driveway, you’ll want to plan a romantic dinner. Set the mood with candles and those Christmas lights you’ve been meaning to put away. Sprinkle some real (or fake) flower petals. Add some cozy blankets and pillows for full relaxation. Getting out of your house even [...]
In this month of love, consider sprinkling a little on your RV as well. Your RV has given you countless memories over the many miles you’ve traveled together. However, if you’ve been adventuring together for awhile, chances are your RV needs a little bit of love. Check out these 6 ways to show your RV love – without breaking the bank. Your RV will be in tip top shape for many more adventures come summer.
#1 Paint – and then more paint
Many of the surfaces of your RV can benefit vastly from a coat of paint. You can paint cabinets, walls, furniture, and even floors and countertops. A fresh coat of pain can breathe a lot of life into the [...]
Is winter dragging by for you? Are you looking for a fun activity for the family, or a date with that special someone? A guided snow shoe tour at Lake Easton can provide fun, exercise, and beautiful scenery all wrapped up into one.
Lake Easton is located off I-90 between North Bend and Ellensburg, and is just an hour and a half drive from Wenatchee. The park boasts basic snowshoeing terrain, enthusiastic park guides and beautiful views.
Guided Snowshoe Tours
There are several opportunities in February to take a guided snowshoe tour at Lake Easton. Snowshoe hikes start promptly at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on the following Saturdays and Sundays: Feb. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28. That’s right [...]