Would you pay $70 to enter a National Park?

The National Park Service is proposing to raise entry fees to $70 in some of America’s most popular National Parks. The increased fees, the park says, would help pay for badly needed infrastructure improvements such as roads, bridges, campgrounds, waterlines, bathrooms and other visitor services. The new fees would apply to private vehicles in peak season, jumping from current rates of... Read More

Great RV Accessories Newsletter Issue 61

Posted October 26, 2017 News, information and reviews of great gizmos and gadgets for RVers. Published online once a month by the editors of RVtravel.com. If you are not already subscribed, click here to sign up now. SHOP AT AMAZON and help support this newsletter! If you shop at Amazon.com, would you please visit there through this link? We’ll get a small... Read More

Ford recalling more than a million F-series trucks

Ford Motor Company is recalling more than 1.3 million 2015-2017 Ford F-150, and 2017 F-250, F-350, F-450, F-550, F-650 and F-750 Super Duty trucks. The doors on these vehicles may have a bent or kinked actuation cable or the door latches may freeze after water gets into the latch. Either condition can result in the doors opening while driving although... Read More

RV Electricity – Discussion of surge protector survey results

By Mike Sokol Last week RVtravel.com ran a survey asking which brand of surge protector you used, or if you used any surge protector at all. In a moment the results of that survey, but first I’ll write about a few comments you posted. (To read the survey click here.) First, Steve noted that even though he had a Surge... Read More

Winter boondocking – time to prepare “electrically”

By Bob Difley We’re well on the way to winter. Depending on how weird the warming planet skews the weather, you may be spending more days in the northern climes as days stay hotter longer before winding down to shorter days and a chillier autumn climate. Then again, old man weather may decide he’s tortured us with enough consecutive hot... Read More

Do you have a proper emergency First Aid Kit in your RV?

  The Coleman Expedition First Aid Kit is the ultimate first aid kit for large groups, RV trips, or long treks. Be ready for any emergency with this 205-piece kit, which features an ample supply of the components most often needed in the field. All items are housed in a durable, semi-hard case that protects contents and is easily fit into your... Read More