Cool your RV for a penny a day

By Bob Difley Hot summer days are still ahead, resulting in hot, sleepless nights as well. If you are a boondocker/dry camper and don’t always have adequate – or any – electrical hookup to run your power-hungry air conditioner, what to do? Geizeer is a personal, eco-friendly, portable mini-ice cooling with refrigerant device, which consumes less than 1 cent per…

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Alternatives to expensive RV resorts and campgrounds

By Bob Difley It’s easy to find a campground when traveling, even in unfamiliar territory. You simply pull out your Trailer Life or Woodall’s Campground Directory and find one. You can also use the Campground Owners of America directories to find the fanciest of amenity-filled RV resorts or a near-the-freeway overnight mom-and-pop campgrounds with easy in and quick entry back…

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Water heater not hot when on electric — What’s wrong?

By Chris DoughertyChris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a letter he received from a reader while he was serving as RVtravel.com’s technical editor. Dear Chris,I have a hot water tank that runs on electric or propane and after a couple years it no longer heats with electric. Any suggestions? —Barbara Dear Barbara,I am assuming that you have…

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RV Travel Newsletter, July 16-22

Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news & much more. This newsletter, now in its 15th year of continuous publication, is funded primarily through advertising and voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! Editor’s corner By Chuck Woodbury, editor   Chuck (at) RVtravel.com I will soon be homeless. My condo went on the market Monday and a day later there were four offers. If…

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RVC Outdoor Destinations helps bees, educates public

RVC Outdoor Destinations (RVC), a provider of high-quality outdoor resort properties, has recently made a significant foray into the care, cultivation and colony protection of one of America’s most important natural resources: honey bees. According to some estimates, approximately half of all honey bees in North America are dying every year — a troubling statistic that RVC and others believe is…

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