RV industry cautions against undue budget cuts

  (March 21, 2017) — In response to the Trump administration’s release last week of a blueprint for its fiscal year 2018 budget — entitled “America First, a Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again” — the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) has issued a press release cautioning against undue budget cuts, especially with regard to the Department of Interior. Offsetting a... Read More

Full-time RVing: Living small while living large

By Jim Twamley Jim Twamley’s writings were a favorite among our readers for many years. Jim’s health finally forced him to “hang up the keys,” but we like to dip into the archives and pull out pertinent “oldies” to share. Here’s one of them: We love RVing, in fact we enjoy it so much we sold our house and now... Read More

Popular RV podcast ends after 408 episodes

  (March 17, 2017) — John and Kathy Huggins ended their long-running weekly Living the RV Dream RV lifestyle podcast yesterday with show number 408. The couple started the Living the RV Dream show on live radio in Sarasota, Florida, in 2008, then turned it a year later into a podcast. The show chronicled their lives as full-time RVers and also featured guest... Read More

Power requirement for a residential style fridge

  Here’s a question from a reader of RVtravel.com about boondocking.  Hi Bob, In the latest newsletter you talked about boondocking and charging your batteries. We have a residential refrigerator in our 2016 Holiday Rambler Vacationer. It is not a three-way. How do I keep the fridge going while boondocking without harming the batteries? —Judy and Mark  Hi Judy and Mark,... Read More

Enter National Parks free on 13 days in 2017

  Grab a pen and get your calendar. Here are 13 reasons to enjoy a National Park in 2017 — free admission days. Here they are: •January 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day •February 20: Presidents Day •April 15-16 & April 22-23: National Park Week Weekends •August 25: National Park Service Birthday •September 30: National Public Lands Day •November 11-12:... Read More