VIDEO: Buying an RV? Pay attention to its height!

All but the smallest RVs are nine to 12 feet high, some even higher. If you plan to spend any time on backroads, where bridges may not offer much clearance, a tall RV can force you to take alternative routes, some adding many miles to your trip. Here’s some advice from RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury about why you should pay... Read More

Four places to see fall colors in California

  Every autumn, diminishing daylight hours and cooler temperatures send a message to California’s broadleaf trees: Unfurl those colors — it’s showtime! Fall’s show is fleeting, so timing matters. Autumn colors travel with the elevations, starting in the highest mountains and descending to the foothills. Wind along California’s roads and trails to the sampling of leaf-viewing sites below, arranged according to... Read More

See the heavens up close at this RV park

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris When you wish upon a starmakes no difference who you areAnything your heart desiresWill come to you … If you want to wish upon a star, you first need to see it. And that’s not usually too difficult: Step outside at night, and in most places you’ll see a few. But for those who want... Read More

A downside to full-time RVing

  By Brenda BottOutsideOurBubble.comWhether you have been full timing for a while like my husband David and me, or are new to full timing, or are still in the research phase, the following video may be relevant. While most people think about the travel and the adventure and visiting places on your bucket list, there is another side to full timing that is... Read More

Forest River recalling some Viking trailers

Forest River, Inc., is recalling certain model year 2017 Coachmen Viking recreational trailers manufactured May 31, 2016 to August 23, 2016. The affected RVs may be missing a wire clip that retains the gas lift roof struts to the mounting bracket. Without the wire retaining clip, the roof lifting strut could detach from the mounting bracket, allowing one side of the... Read More

Some 2014-2017 Winnebagos recalled for fire hazard

  Winnebago Industries, Inc., is recalling certain model year 2014-2017 Itasca Cambria, 2015-2017 Winnebago ERA, Travato, Fuse, Aspect, and Vista recreational vehicles, and 2015-2016 Itasca Sunstar recreational vehicles manufactured May 6, 2014, to April 22, 2016. The affected vehicles have a power cord connection to the automatic transfer switch (ATS) that may not be properly tightened. Approximately 3,800 vehicles are... Read More