RV comes with a big soaking bathtub!

  By Andrew Robinson As many RV manufacturers evolve from building RVs as vehicles to use for recreation into building them for mobile homes, we have yet another entry into the RV designers’ game: “What cool option can we feature next that nobody really needs?” Be sure to take our 10-second poll below We already have built-in washer-dryers, dishwashers, fireplaces, central vacuum systems, satellite dishes, heated floors and…

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Child dies from touching the family RV

  By Chuck Woodbury Chuck (at) RVtravel.com Please answer our poll below: Have you ever been shocked by touching an RV? (Voting is closed.) (UPDATE, MAY 12, 2017) — I wrote this article three years ago in response to the death of a 3-year-old boy, who was electrocuted by simply touching his family’s Airstream trailer. The trailer was experiencing what is known as a…

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Seattle KOA sets bad example for others

By Chuck Woodbury EDITOR It’s difficult to find an RV park in Seattle. There are few to begin with, and the good ones are booked much of the year. One park close to downtown Seattle is the KOA in nearby Kent. I visited it twice last month after hearing reports from readers that it was not up to KOA standards. They were correct. I have stayed in…

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Camping World changing policy on overnight RV stays?

  By Jim O’Briant OvernightRVparking.com See “Quick Survey” at bottom of article. Over the past 15-20 years, Camping World was a reliable place where RVers could count on being granted permission to park overnight for one night. More recently, as Camping World has increased its focus on RV sales and not just accessories, parts and RV service, this has been changing.…

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Thousands of Winnebago, Itasca motorhomes recalled

  The Axxess radio volume control module on more than 5,000 model year 2014-2017 Winnebago and Itasca motorhomes may affect electrical system functions, possibly causing an engine shutdown, power loss, illumination of malfunction indicator warning lights, and interfere with the restraint system. These scenarios could increase the risk of crash or increase the risk of injury in the event of a…

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One couple’s top five RVing frustrations

  By Mike Wendland Mike and Jennifer Wendland publish the excellent website/blog Roadtreking, “Celebrating the RV Lifestyle.” Although the Wendlands are enthusiastic about their RV lifestyle, Mike takes an opportunity here to describe the couple’s top five RV frustrations. Deplorable campground conditions This, we believe, is one of the biggest scandals of the RV world. There are many campgrounds that could more accurately…

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