RVing in the news for July 27, 2017

  RV camping coming to Georgia Public Fishing Area Statesboro Herald Grounds have officially been broken to begin construction improvements on Georgia’s Evans County Public Fishing Area. The $1 million, state-funded project will turn the current fishing area into a complete-hookup RV camp area in a bid to expand their current “primitive-style” only tent camping areas in hopes to also... Read More

Find the perfect viewing spot for the Total Solar Eclipse

by Chris Guld, GeeksOnTour.com Those of us who travel by RV have the enviable opportunity to be in the perfect spot for the historic total solar eclipse that crosses the United States on August 21, 2017. But how do you find that perfect spot? With an app on your smartphone of course! App Name: Eclipse2017.org Author: Eclipse 2017 Price: Free... Read More

Be creative when your RV breaks down

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris None of us like having something break down on our rig. But, hey, it’s reality. Breakdowns happen, and they’re worse when we’re away from home, familiar surroundings, and trusted help. Sometimes you’re stuck – you wind up getting help from people you haven’t dealt with before – and sometimes you can do a... Read More

Protect your RV’s electrical system

By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is an article he prepared while he was serving as RVtravel.com’s technical editor. A reader wrote in who had heard about RVs getting fried by bad wiring in campgrounds, and asked if I would recommend purchasing a surge protector for an RV to help prevent this. I highly recommend... Read More

LED bulb replacement dangers

  Replacing tungsten and halogen bulbs with modern LED bulbs is becoming popular with many RV owners since it reduces the power load. However, you have to be careful that you’re installing LED replacement bulbs into DC powered fixtures, and NOT AC powered fixtures. Recently, editor Chuck Woodbury has been receiving letters from RVtravel.com readers about replacement LED bulbs overheating... Read More

Breaking news for RVers, July 25, 2017

  Popular business lot in Portland, Ore., frustrated by homeless RV squatters KGW Portland  Residents in Portland, Ore., are frustrated over an expanding number of derelict RVs parked illegally outside their homes and businesses. Multiple break-ins and robberies have occurred by the homeless tenants of these RVs and are raising concern about the safety of the neighborhood. Parks, campgrounds closed... Read More

National Parks to get millions for maintenance

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris Recognizing that U.S. National Parks are in need of an injection of cash to handle deferred maintenance backlogs, it was of interest that Ryan Zinke, U.S. Secretary of the Interior, appeared before the press to announce funding to help cover the backlogs.  Zinke made the reveal July 22, using Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National... Read More