Two story trailer is old news, not futuristic

  By Chuck Woodbury, editorA week ago I wrote about how it wouldn’t be long until a two-story RV debuted. I mean, it had to happen. Well, I have since learned that looking into my crystal ball toward the future was wrong: I should have looked back. In 2009, a two-story trailer did, in fact, roll off the production line. It... Read More

Is your new RV a good one? How about service?

  (Sept. 29, 2016) — Did you buy a brand new RV in the last year or two? Would you please leave a comment if your experiences with the new RV were good, not bad? Has your new RV been largely problem free? How about service? Have you had satisfactory or even superb service?  Please take a minute to leave a comment. Feel free to offer praise where due... Read More

FMCA to return to Indy next summer

  Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA), an international organization of motorhome owners, has announced it will return to the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, for its 96th International Convention, July 12 through 15, 2017. The last FMCA event held at the facility was in August 2012, and attracted 2,000 families. “The state fairgrounds there easily accommodated our needs in terms of parking for thousands of motorhomes, and... Read More

Tiffin recalls RVs over incorrect sticker information

  (Sept. 28, 2016) — Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc., is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Allegro motorhomes manufactured April 1, 2015 to September 16, 2016. The affected vehicles have a tow hitch with a weight capacity sticker that may indicate an incorrect weight capacity. Approximately 1,660 vehicles are affected. If the hitch is loaded to the weight on sticker, the hitch... Read More

Law firm seeks RVers with warranty troubles

  TAMPA (Sept. 28, 2016) —  The law firm of Savage Villoch Law, PLLC, wants to interview RV owners who have experienced problems getting their RVs fixed under warranty according to RV Daily Report. The firm has launched an investigation after being approached by RV owners who have had warranty service claims denied or who could not get appointments to have covered items... Read More

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 editor Chuck Woodbury about why you should... 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