Visit the home of the Simpsons

  By Chuck Woodbury Springfield, Ore., next door neighbor to Eugene, is the home of the TV cartoon series “The Simpsons.” That’s according to cartoon series creator Matt Groening. “The only reason is that when I was a kid, the TV show ‘Father Knows Best’ took place in the town of Springfield, and I was thrilled because I imagined that it was the... Read More

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

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... Read More

Why RVtravel.com ‘voluntary subscribers’ matter

By Chuck WoodburyEditor, RVtravel.com I wrote in RV Travel newsletter issue 753 about how the voluntary subscriptions to the newsletter help my staff and me place the interests of our readers ahead of advertisers. Here’s an example of why this is important. An acquaintance of mine was recently asked to write a coach review for a large national RV magazine. He drove to a dealer, picked... Read More

Get your Amazon deliveries on the road

Amazon.com doesn’t miss an opportunity. One of its newest is called Amazon Locker. Basically, the company has added lockers around the USA and even in international locations where you can ship products you’ve ordered. It’s very simple. Place your order as usual, but when picking a “Ship To” location simply search for and then select the nearest Amazon Locker location or... Read More