RV Travel Newsletter Issue 843

Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more from the editors and columnists of RVtravel.com. This newsletter, now in its 17th year of continuous publication, is funded primarily through advertising and voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! Issue 843 • Week of April 28–May 4, 2018   #rvtravel Guest editorial  By Jim Twamley (We published... Read More

Soapbox: RV industry continues to disappoint

By Chuck Woodbury EDITOR It’s Friday. Gail and I drove yesterday (my usual writing day) from Wichita Falls, Texas, to Ponca City, Oklahoma, for a quick stay before heading on to Missouri. We are on our way to the RVillage Rally in Elkhart, Indiana, in mid-May, where several RV Travel staff members and I will speak to the estimated 1,000... Read More

RV hitch company owner in hot water over vandalizing Utah arch

An iconic natural arch near Moab, Utah, was vandalized last week, and photographs widely shared on social media have brought RV hitch owner Ryan Andersen and his family under scrutiny. Andersen is the owner of Andersen Hitches. A customer of the company spotted a photo of the vandalism online and sounded the alarm. The incident sparked nationwide outrage on social... Read More

Forest River recalls RVs: Door may open during travel

(April 27, 2018) — Forest River is recalling approximately 600 model year 2018-2019 Forest River FR3 and Georgetown motorhomes. The entry door latch may not engage fully, allowing the door to open unexpectedly while the RV is moving. The door frame is not sufficiently supported in the striker bolt area. Forest River had changed suppliers for its Georgetown and FR3... Read More