Current Northwest wildfires seem unstoppable

  By Emily Woodbury RVtravel.com So far this year, 39,000 wildfires have burned 5,899,245 acres in the United States. With hundreds of campground closures, hiking trail closures and smoky-window views, people are asking, “What are the causes of all these fires and when will they stop?” Record dry conditions (“rainy” Seattle just broke its all-time record for days without rain),... Read More

RVing in the news, August 9, 2017

Surge in visitors is overwhelming America’s national parks Yale Environment The growing crowds at U.S. National Parks have become unmanageable, jeopardizing the natural experience the parks were created to provide. With attendance this summer continuing to shatter records, officials are considering limiting use of the parks in order to save them. Elkhart RV Super Show starts Thursday in Elkhart Goshen... Read More

New app remotely controls RV thermostat

Dometic’s new CT Bluetooth Thermostat (CTBT) app, for iOS and Android, can control the temperature of Domestic single zone air conditioners and the furnace inside an RV. The CTBT app can be used to monitor and control a CT Bluetooth thermostat from a distance when a device is connected using a Bluetooth connection. The CTBT app allows users to change... Read More

RVing in the news for August 3, 2017

Man arrested after holding RV Center staff at gunpoint Palm Beach Post Chalin Christopher Merrihew, 41, has been arrested after holding RV Center employees at gunpoint. Police were called to the Florida Outdoors RV Center before 5 p.m., Wednesday, August 2. Merrihew was identified by video images and was caught after a four-hour manhunt. Merrihew was charged with armed charges,... Read More