Camp with your RV at farms and wineries

  We’ve told you before about Harvest Hosts, a club where members can stay overnight for free in their self-contained RVs at farms, wineries and other non-traditional but interesting locations. RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury ran into Harvest Hosts founders Kim and Don Greene recently and got an update on the organization, which just keeps on getting better. Click the video... Read More

RV Mods: New galley faucet? Think before you sink!

  By Steve Savage One of the most common upgrades RV owners take on is replacing the galley faucet in their RV with a higher-end model, like one found in their home. The goal is not only to have something that is longer lasting than the plastic one that comes standard in most RVs, but also to have a sprayer... Read More

Where can I boondock and see California condors

  Here’s a question from a reader of RVtravel.com about boondocking.  Hi Bob, My wife and I are RVers from the Midwest and would like to see the California condors that have been introduced into the wild in California. Are there any places to boondock where we can see them? —Bernie Hi Bernie, Here’s a worthwhile choice, not only to see... Read More

Don’t let your RV wind deflector be so much hot air

  By Jim Twamley Just how effective are those RV wind deflectors you see on trucks pulling 5th wheels and travel trailers? Though somewhat technical (what you’d expect from a Professor of RVing), this information could save you some serious cash. Trucks pulling trailers lose a majority of their energy at highway speeds through aerodynamic drag. Using computational fluid dynamics,... Read More

Jazz up your backsplash with peel-and-stick Smart Tiles

  By Bob Difley Few people redecorate after purchasing a new or used RV. There’s really not much you can do other than replace what is already there with something different, and that can become expensive. An easier way you can add an element of customization to your RV is to install tiles to certain vertical surfaces which, in addition... Read More

Bavarian tiny homes debut in Washington RV park

  By Emily Woodbury The Thousand Trails Leavenworth RV Campground in Washington is introducing the latest Petite Retreats Tiny House Village with a “Tiny Open House” event Saturday, June 24th. The 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. event will include lunch for attendees.  The five individually designed, Bavarian-themed tiny houses (named “Adeline,” “Belle,” “Hanna,” “Otto,” or “Rudolf”) are surrounded by nearly seven miles of hiking... Read More

Man convicted of $2M RV park fraud

  A federal jury has convicted a Minnesota man of stealing $2 million from investors to build a RV park which he hoped would bring in money from North Dakota’s oil boom. Ronald David Johnson of Corcoran, Minnesota, has been found guilty on all counts of wire fraud and money laundering.  Johnson fraudulently solicited $2.1 million dollars from his four... Read More