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How to find the perfect campsite Know the Right Questions

Are you knee deep in summer travel plans? Are you searching for the perfect campsite location? We have several questions that are key to answer in your hunt for the perfect campsite. Answering these questions will make your search much more straightforward.

Question 1 : What hookups do you need?

What hookup does your RV require – 30 or 50 AMP? Conversely, if you’re planning on staying in a tent or have a much smaller rig, you will not want to shell out the dollars for a 50 AMP spot if that hookup is unnecessary. Most camping locations will allow you to narrow your search by hookup.

In addition, you need to consider whether sewer hookup is a must. Some of the prettiest and more remote campsites do not [...]

Top 5 Pros to Renting Out your RV Join the movement of RV renting

With gas prices soaring, you may not be driving your RV quite as much this summer. However, rather than having your RV sit idle this summer, consider fueling more trips by renting out your RV. One positive result of the pandemic has been an increase in RV travel. RVs – whether purchased or rented – are in high demand. With this increase in demand, there are multiple outlets from which you can rent your RV. These companies streamline the process, even providing insurance to give you peace of mind. If you’re considering renting out your RV, check out the top 5 pros.

Pro #1: Maintenance Motivation

A used RV is a maintained RV; an unused RV is often an un-maintained RV. If an RV [...]

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 will reduce your fuel economy. [...]

Are you dreaming of summer RV road trips already? Due to all the restrictions with COVID-19 in the past two years, 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 or smartphone.
  • You [...]
Top 10 Mistakes New RV Owners Make Welcome to the RV world!

Since the start of the pandemic, many people have begun RV travel for the first time. Not only does an RV give you a lot of freedom, it also gives you peace of mind in the middle of a national health crisis. There is no wondering how well a hotel room has been cleaned!

However, if you’re new to the world of RVs, there are a few mistakes to be avoided. These mistakes are often made by those inexperienced in RV travel.

Mistake #1: Trying to travel too far in one day

Many new RV drivers will try to push their distance to the max, but that’s a quick way to wear yourself out and make the trip more unpleasant. A good rule of thumb to [...]

RV Spring Cleaning Checklist

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:

  • Roof & Window Sealant
  • Wash & Wax
  • Fresh water system cleaner
  • Rubber roof cleaner
  • Roof brush
  • Awning Cleaner
  • Rubber roof UV protectant
Spring Cleaning Tasks

This list is by [...]

6 Ways to Show your RV Love Your RV deserves a little love

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 space while also updating [...]

Create a Romantic RV Valetine's Day Nowhere to go but the RV

This year, skip the crowded and overpriced restaurants. 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 for a few hours (and perhaps away from the kids?) [...]

Enjoy the Great Outdoors this Winter

Think the mountain scenery is only to be enjoyed during the summer? Think again! When your hiking boots just can’t cut it anymore, you can always strap on a pair of snowshoes and enjoy stunning, snow-covered vistas. However, before you head out on your first snowshoe adventure, there are a few things to consider.

Snowshoeing Equipment

Clearly, you’re going to need a pair of snowshoes to go snowshoeing. If you’re headed out for your first adventure, we recommend looking into renting or borrowing a pair of snowshoes. This way you can decide whether the activity is for you before making a big investment. There are also a few other things you need to hunt down as well before heading out.

  • Clothing: for pants, lightweight ski pants, rain pants with long underwear, [...]
Winter RV Camping Essentials The rising popularity of the RV

The pandemic, with all of its associated restrictions, has led to a sky-rocketing popularity of RVs. And even though the temps have started to fall, as well as the snow, many people haven’t given up on their RV travels yet. If you’re planning on continuing to use your RV throughout the winter, there are a few winter RV Essentials you’ll want to stock up on.

Heat Source

One of the most important essentials is staying warm. You will want some sort of heat source for your RV. This can include electric fireplaces, a furnace, or a space heater. If you have a larger RV or motorhome, it likely came standard with an electric fireplace. Medium-sized rigs like Class C’s and travel trailers typically include a combination heating/AC system [...]

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