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RV Daily Tips. Thursday, April 15, 2021

By |2021-04-15T10:55:06-05:00April 15th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Issue 1579 Welcome to another edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here you’ll find helpful RV-related and living tips from the pros, travel advice, a handy website of the day, tips on our favorite RVing-related products and, of course, a good laugh. Thanks for joining us. We appreciate you. Please tell your friends about us . Today’s thought “We all have two lives. The second one starts when we realize that we only have one.” ― Tom Hiddleston Need an excuse to celebrate? Today […]

Tips for Planning Your Summer 2021 Road Trip!

By |2021-03-26T16:52:46-05:00March 26th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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If you’re like most people, your 2020 travel plans didn’t exactly work out as expected. But with travel restrictions slowly lifting and more places opening up, a 2021 summer road trip is the perfect time to redo some of your 2020 vacation plans, especially when it comes to exploring the U.S. And the best ways to see the country is in an RV! RVs are still a safer, self-contained way to travel. Not only do they make it easy to keep social distancing requirements while […]

Everything You Should Know Before You Bring a Dog Home for the First Time

By |2021-03-26T16:52:31-05:00March 26th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Photo: astarot (Shutterstock) Owning a dog is so full of challenges that bringing one home might seem like the easy part. But there’s a lot more to it than buying food, toys , and a leash. Here’s what you need to know to make your dog’s homecoming as happy as possible. Dogs need time and space to adjust to new surroundings, so your very first task is to give your new buddy a safe, cozy spot of their own. The Oregon Humane Society (OHS) recommends […]

RV Holding Tank Sensor Fail! Power Washing Black & Gray Tanks & Struvite Removal.

By |2021-02-14T10:06:31-06:00February 14th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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RV tank sensors are a straightforward way to know when to empty your tanks. However, many people don’t even realize they need to keep their sensors clean. Even if you do, you might not know how to do the job. Fortunately, it’s easier than you might think, and regular maintenance will keep your RV tank sensors working better for longer. You’ve probably never heard of “Struvite” which is a mineral that builds up in waste tanks. Once that accumulates in your RV holding tanks, it might be time for […]

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Propane shortages. Skyrocketing prices. Problems ahead?

By |2021-02-14T01:06:25-06:00February 14th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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propane fuel station NFUI By Russ and Tiña De Maris Across the U.S., propane prices have skyrocketed up 70% since last November. In some places, folks depending on the pressurized gas for home heating are hurting. In Wisconsin, the situation has become so intense that rules limiting how much time truck drivers can work have been lifted for LP truckers. What’s happening? A propane shortage is creating world-wide issues. Perfect propane storm Winter is a good time for a storm and, now, converging circumstances have created the perfect winter […]

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Camping Nightmare! America’s Campgrounds are “Sold Out Already” According to Famous RV YouTuber

By |2021-02-13T10:06:24-06:00February 13th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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A few seconds into John & Mercedes Condon’s latest YouTube video, this famous RV couple states the cold, hard truth. Known as the RV Odd Couple, the Condons are known for telling it like it is. In the recent video, Mercedes starts by saying, “I bet you can’t wait to go camping this year.” John’s direct realization follows, “Good luck, guys! ‘Cause America’s pretty much sold out already.” Is this true? Are most of the campgrounds in America sold out? Well, while we know there’s still availability (in Kansas, […]

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Social media communities help RVers live better

By |2021-02-13T01:06:27-06:00February 13th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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During these pandemic times, it’s easy to feel isolated. That’s why we appreciate plugging into the vast network of social media groups created for the tiny-home-on-wheels crowd. In the three years since we started rolling down this adventure-filled road, we’ve joined a number of RV-oriented groups on Facebook. We regularly devour reviews on Park Advisor , Campendium and HipCamp . We also follow various RV travel-type hashtags on Instagram. All provide endless sources of entertainment — who knew there were non-tip bowls for traveling doggies? — and an assortment […]

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Tips for Taking Your RV Out for the First Time

By |2021-02-12T19:07:25-06:00February 12th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Taking your new RV out for the first time can be a little intimidating. It may seem like there is simply too much to remember, but don’t worry. The list of things that scare you will shrink with time, knowledge, and experience. For your first time, these tips will help you make the most of your first campground stay. Advance Planning The best thing you can do to ensure a smooth first camping trip is plan in advance. More and more people are enjoying RV travel, making campground reservations […]

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Keeping Your RV Interior Clean When Traveling With Pets

By |2021-02-12T19:06:54-06:00February 12th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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” sizes=”(max-width: 5978px) 100vw, 5978px” src=”https://blog.goodsam.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Traveling-with-Pets-e1613020629177.jpg” srcset=”https://blog.goodsam.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Traveling-with-Pets-e1613020629177.jpg 5978w, https://blog.goodsam.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Traveling-with-Pets-e1613020629177-768×647.jpg 768w, https://blog.goodsam.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Traveling-with-Pets-e1613020629177-1536×1294.jpg 1536w, https://blog.goodsam.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Traveling-with-Pets-e1613020629177-2048×1726.jpg 2048w”> One of the best benefits of RV living is that wherever your RV vacations take you, your furry companions are right there along for the ride. The only problem with having pets in an RV can be how quickly a small space gets dirty when they’re running in and out, especially if you’re camping in a wet or dusty RV park. Here’s some tips on keeping the interior of your RV clean when traveling with […]

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A New Camper’s Guide to Camping Etiquette

By |2021-02-12T13:07:10-06:00February 12th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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On a recent travel trip, my husband and I met a gracious gentleman by the name of Rick. He first approached us and asked about the logos on our RV. We discussed RV ownership & how we rent ours out to others. Rick has been tent camping on the road with his canine companions, writing articles about nature while on a path to self-discovery. He’s a kind and intriguing character. Our conversation led us to the topic of camping etiquette. We agreed that it’s wonderful to meet so many […]

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Campground Crowding: Thousand Trails? More like zero trails!

By |2021-02-12T01:06:27-06:00February 12th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Updated weekly More people than ever are taking up RVing. These newbies have determined that RVing is the safest way to travel in our pandemic times. The result is campground crowding like never before. In this weekly blog, RV Travel readers discuss their experiences. Maybe we can make some sense of this and find ways to work around the problem. Here are a few observations from our readers. TIPS, TIPS … AND MORE TIPS! While we have published a few of these tips in the past, it is always […]

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7 common RV owner mistakes and how to avoid them

By |2021-02-12T01:06:25-06:00February 12th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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It does not matter if you are a brand-new RV owner or a seasoned RV owner – we all make silly mistakes at some point in time. I encourage the use of checklists to help avoid making some of the more common RV owner mistakes. When you use a checklist it’s not as easy to forget or overlook a certain step or procedure. With that said, in no particular order I will offer some tips on how to avoid 7 common mistakes RV owners make. 1. RV odors from […]

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Solo Female Camper Makes a Holiday Inn Shuttle Her Home on Wheels

By |2021-02-11T10:06:42-06:00February 11th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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The road is full of amazing stories. That’s, in fact, why we love the RV lifestyle. Today we’re meeting a one-of-a-kind traveler…Hilary & her ex-Holiday Inn Shuttle. This adventurous solo female camper took a leap of faith when she decided to hit the road. She scored an affordable rig, converted it to suit her lifestyle, and hit the highway. We’re learning how she does it and getting a few tips along the way. Without further ado, here’s Hilary! Introducing Hilary & Her Holiday Inn Shuttle Hi, I’m Hilary! I […]

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RV Daily Tips. Thursday, February 11, 2021

By |2021-02-11T04:06:47-06:00February 11th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Issue 1534 Welcome to another edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here you’ll find helpful RV-related and living tips from the pros, travel advice, a handy website of the day, tips on our favorite RVing-related products and, of course, a good laugh. Thanks for joining us. We appreciate you. Please tell your friends about us . Today’s thought “Instead of cursing the darkness, light a candle.” ― Ben Franklin Need an excuse to celebrate? Today is National Peppermint Patty Day! Psst: Need some chocolate for your valentine? On […]

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10 Tips You Need To Know From RV Mechanics

By |2021-02-10T19:07:08-06:00February 10th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Keep your RV in good shape with these tips from RV mechanics – Photo via Shutterstock Standard License 10 Tips You Need To Know From RV Mechanics Here are the most common items that RV owners have problems with, resulting in repair by RV mechanics. The accompanying tips will help avoid these repairs. 1. Water heaters Having hot water for showering and dishwashing makes RV life much more enjoyable. Your water heater is a basic system but can cause major problems. Tip: Depending on usage, drain and flush your […]

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How to Stop Waking Up to Pee

By |2021-02-10T16:06:44-06:00February 10th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Photo: New Africa (Shutterstock) We’ve all been there: a groggy, middle-of-the-night realization that, ugh, it’s time to pee again . While sometimes this is the result of a medical condition, often it’s just an inconvenient routine. In that case, there are a few simple fixes that can make nighttime bathroom breaks a lot less common. But first, that caveat about medical issues. Definitely see a healthcare professional if you’re concerned about your sleep or your bladder. Sometimes, waking to pee (“nocturia,” they call it) happens because you’re peeing too […]

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COLD weather camping advice…. Like ice cold.

By |2021-02-09T10:06:38-06:00February 9th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Looking for some advice, warnings, tips, or any other wisdom I can get. My wife and I run a trail race every February in the Arkansas hills. This year, rather than book a cabin, we decided to take our camper. As luck would have it, it happens to coincide with the coldest weekend this race has ever seen. Temps will be down in the single digits at night, and in the teens/20’s in the daytime. What do I need to know? We have an Outback 250URS with the “arctic […]

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2020 Movies for Grownups Awards Nominees

By |2021-02-08T13:07:05-06:00February 8th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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movies for grownups awards banner (Clockwise from top left) Production stills from Best Movies for Grownups nominees “Minari,” “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” “The United States vs. Billie Holiday,” “One Night in Miami” and “Nomadland.” Josh Ethan Johnson/A24; Niko Tavernise/Netflix; Takashi Seida/Paramount Pictures; Patti Perret/Amazon Studios; Searchlight Pictures/20th Century Studios Many of the best known actors over 50, as well as some newcomers, are nominees for AARP’s annual Movies for Grownups Awards, it was announced today. The awards will be broadcast on the PBS show Great Performances on […]

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How to Not Die Alone, With Dating Coach Logan Ury

By |2021-02-08T13:06:28-06:00February 8th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Photo: Micaela Heck/Angelica Alzona Dating is awful. Finding someone you actually like in the age of dating apps—and in a pandemic no less—can at times feels impossible. But don’t give up yet, as this week’s guest has some strategies that just might make dating a little less frustrating. This week we’re speaking with dating coach Logan Ury, Director of Relationship Science at Hinge and author of the new book, How to Not Die Alone: The Surprising Science That Will Help You Find Love . Listen to hear Logan give […]

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RV Travel Newsletter Issue 986

By |2021-02-06T13:06:35-06:00February 6th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Welcome to RVtravel.com, the most-read consumer website about RVing in North America, with 139,000 registered subscribers. We support a free press and believe that it is essential to a democracy. At RVtravel.com, you will learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This newsletter, now in its 20th year of continuous publication, is increasingly made possible by the voluntary subscription contributions of our readers. February 6, 2021 Non-Members (advertising supported) edition This free edition of the RVtravel.com newsletter is posted at 9 a.m. (Pacific) every Saturday […]

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