RV Mods: Light up those dark places easily and inexpensively

By Russ and Tiña De Maris The old saw “It’s always darkest before the dawn” may apply for some folks, but not around our RV. For us, it’s always darkest when you open the closet door. For some, it may be when you really need to find something in your basement storage area. Yeah, in some of those places, it’s... Read More

Special road atlas keeps tall RVs out of trouble

Long haul truckers rely on Rand McNally’s Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas for the most comprehensive highway and trucking information on the market. Perhaps most importantly, the atlas shows them where they can go and where they cannot go without hitting a low bridge or encountering a dangerously narrow road. RVs these days are sometimes nearly the height of big rig... Read More

King introduces clear dome satellite TV antenna

Minnesota-based KING has introduced two new, state-of-the-art automatic satellite TV antennas, with first-ever clear covers for use with DISH and DIRECTV satellite services, according to a press release from the manufacturer. The new DISH Tailgater Pro and new KING Quest Pro for DIRECTV are designed for use as either a portable or a roof-mounted satellite system for RVs. The clear... Read More

Folding camping table fits in compact carrying bag

  You can never have too much working surface – especially for preparing food, barbecuing outside, seating additional guests, or just somewhere to put stuff in your campsite.  The Moon Lence Ultralight Folding Table features simplicity in design, stable holders and a portable package. Weighing only 1.59 lbs., with up to 33 lbs. holding capacity, the folding table is sturdy, convenient... Read More

Protect your RV from improper campground hookup

In the course of your RVing life you will encounter many ranges of electrical systems, well-maintained and regularly checked and – not so much. But the not-so-much system may be where you have to connect your RV to the campground or RV resort’s electrical system. Don’t assume that all these systems will be up to snuff.  The Camco 30M/30F AMP... Read More

Anything Keeper organizes your stuff discreetly

  Keep anything and everything handy. Clean up your counters and drawers with this kitchen – or anywhere – storage solution, allowing convenient storage for all your necessities. Watch your iPad while cooking, charge your phone while it’s stored, and keep your wallet/keys/prescriptions handy – up and out of the way. When you’re doing a bunch of different stuff or... Read More

Pawscout: The Smarter Pet Tag™ tracker

  By Bob Difley Pawscout, the advanced and connected pet accessory, provides benefits and features designed for owners to build safe communities for their pet. The traditional pet tag offered little more than an address or phone number. Pawscout gives pet owners a whole new way to connect with and keep a close eye on their furry family members. The... Read More

Portable propane campfire: A safe campfire solution

By Bob Difley RVers love campfires. It’s part of the lifestyle. We build them in protecting metal rings as well as inside a circle of rocks when boondocking. But after the devastating wildfires of 2017, the safety of our campfires is becoming paramount – if it wasn’t already. If you often take your RV into camping locations where a safe... Read More

Whimsical coaster set celebrates RV lifestyle

  Show your love of the RV lifestyle to visitors and guests with these RV coasters. The decorative camping-themed stone coaster set comes in four designs: wilderness, beach, desert and nighttime forest. The cork backing will protect all surfaces. Absorbent stone coasters are great for hot or cold drinks. Each measures 4 by 4 inches. Set comes in a box ready... Read More

This cold winter a propane heater may provide welcome warmth

  The Mr. Heater is “the most popular portable propane heater in North America.” This patented radiant 4,000-18,000 BTU liquid propane heater connects directly to two 1 lb. cylinders and is the perfect solution for heating enclosed spaces like RVs up to 450* sq. ft. An integrated fan increases the heating capacity of this unit, blending radiant and convection style... Read More

A sewer hose that withstands cold weather

By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is an article he wrote while he was serving as RVtravel.com’s technical editor. RVing in winter has its challenges as well as rewards. One major challenge is trying to keep liquids liquid, whether that be fresh water or waste. Having been a fulltimer in the Northeast for ten years,... Read More

DIY upgrade from OEM showerhead to Oxygenics BodySpa

Economic use of water for RVers that frequently boondock or dry camp without a water hookup is a given. And the less water you drain into the gray water tank, the fewer times you will have to pull up stakes and head to the dump station. But for those who like copious water flow and strong pressure from their shower... Read More