Arizona’s Old West featured at Prescott museum

By Bob Difley The Wild West was typified in the settling of Arizona as migrants, Civil War veterans, gamblers, gold seekers, missionaries, and flim-flammers headed west to seek their fortune. The town of Prescott – if you can call a hodgepodge of tents and crude cabins a town – became the first territorial capital, and the first governor’s mansion was... Read More

Protect RV and dinghy seats with PetSafe’s Premium Seat Covers

  More and more RVers are deciding that their canine best friends are an important part of their RV lifestyle and intend to take them along on their camping trips. This makes the RVers happier, the canine friends happier, but the person charged with cleanup of dog hair, tracked in dirt and sand, not to mention the occasional driftwood stick... Read More

Steps to conserving and supplying power for RV boondocking

  Here’s a question from a reader of RVtravel.com about boondocking.  Hi Bob, My wife and I have boondocked a couple of times and like it, but it seems that we run out of power too soon. What are the best ways for boondockers to increase their available power supply without breaking the bank buying an expensive solar system? —Walt and... Read More

Coyote camping: Your RV at home on the open desert

By Bob Difley Boondocking around Quartzsite on land managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and called Long Term Visitor Areas (LTVA) is an easy and effective introduction to desert boondocking and snowbirding. Support services and supplies are plentiful, and the great gathering of veteran boondockers, much like the mountain man rendezvous of 150-200 years ago, stand ready to... Read More

Stream your tunes with Harman’s Infinity Bluetooth controller

With the new, affordably priced Infinity by Harman INF-BC4 Pre-Amp Bluetooth Controller from Prospec Electronics, anyone with an enabled BT device can stream their favorite music. This stand-alone audio solution solely focuses on the most popular mode of audio, Bluetooth. A small footprint makes it ideal for golf carts, boats, powersports and motorcycles. The Infinity by Harman name ensures a... Read More

Shurhold offers won’t-scratch sleeves for aluminum handles

  Brush and mop handles can accidentally scratch and mar fine RV finishes. Shurhold Industries’ patented Handle Mate PFD slips over the aluminum shaft of its Telescoping and Fixed Length Handles to protect gelcoat, clear coat, paint, chrome and vinyl graphics. Made from soft, high-quality neoprene, Handle Mate PFD provides a solid, comfortable grip. The durable sleeve is easily installed... Read More

NUBOOM wireless solar Bluetooth speaker delivers powerful sound

  By Bob Difley Wireless indoor/outdoor speakers have evolved and become very popular in the last few years. The quality of the sound (especially the lower tones) has also improved as they have become smaller in size. Such requirements have become demanding if you want to play sound from a movie or streaming music for family outings. Have you experienced... Read More

Heading to the desert? Read these tips

By Bob Difley If you are planning to head south to the deserts this winter for the first time, here are a few tips to help make your winter escape comfortable, safe and stress-free. • Add a few desert guidebooks to your library, such as Southwest Camping Destinations by Mike and Terri Church, an excellent guide to the RV resorts, campgrounds and... Read More

How to find boondocking campsites in our national forests

  Here’s a question from a reader of RVtravel.com about boondocking.  Hi Bob, How do you find places to camp in the National Forests that are not designated campgrounds? —Reggie Hi Reggie, That used to be an easy answer, which was “anywhere that is not prohibited.” But over the last few years the Forest Service has tightened down on the rules... Read More