RV Travel Newsletter Issue 848

Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This newsletter, now in its 17th year of continuous publication, is funded primarily through advertising and voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! U.S. shoppers: Shop at Amazon.com Canadian shoppers: Shop at Amazon.ca Issue 848 • Week of June 2-8, 2018   #rvtravel Editor’s corner  With Chuck Woodbury... Read More

TecNiq announces waterproof LED step accent light

When moving about in reduced light, it’s important to see what’s underfoot. TecNiq, the North American leader in LED lighting for extreme environments, debuts the E02 Step Accent Light. Completely waterproof with a 90° projection, it’s perfect for illuminating passageways, steps and stairs, and for use as an accent light. The high-performance E02 Step Accent Light is made to last... Read More

Forest River recalls some trailers for fridge fire risk

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2018 Forest River Surveyor trailers, model SVT241RBLE. The refrigerator in the slide room may not have an air cycling fan to cool the refrigerator parts, which can cause the refrigerator to overheat. If the refrigerator overheats, the cooling tubs may fail, increasing the risk of a fire. Forest River has notified owners,... Read More

The problem with camping for free becoming the ‘baseline’

By Andy Zipser Owner, Walnut Hills Campground and RV Park Reading the comments on this and other websites about boondocking, over-nighting in Wal-Mart parking lots and various other strategies to avoid putting money in our bank account,  I’m struck by the insistence that camping should be free — or if not free, at least really, really cheap. At such times,... Read More

Tailgate table perfect for tailgate parties and camping

  Is it too early to start thinking about football season and tailgate parties? Sports fans don’t think so, and neither does the Sports Fan website that is now offering its Boone Outdoor Sports Fan Tailgate Table. Perfect for the next big game, little league, soccer, and softball games, picnics, camping, and other outdoor adventures, the table fits any 2-inch... Read More

The Columbia River Gorge from Washington state’s scenic Hwy. 14

Here’s a question from a reader of RVtravel.com about boondocking.  Hi Bob, We’re visiting friends in Portland then on to Idaho. What can you recommend for a route where it won’t be so crowded and maybe with some boondocking along the way? Thanks, Bev and Matt Hi Bev and Matt, The Columbia River Gorge is not to be skipped if you’ve never... Read More