A white Ford F-350 super duty pickup truck towing a camper
Marine & RVs

Before Buying an RV You Need to Know 3 Things

Buying an RV comes with its pros and cons. Sometimes the excitement of going out in a mobile home or travel trailer can blur the reality of the situation. Then when the costs of RV ownership, maintenance, and more kick in, you could find yourself in a stressful situation. Check out what you need to …

Travel trailers and other RVs at a camping site overlooking a lake
Marine & RVs

There Are Plenty of Travel Trailers Built for Winter Camping

Many travel trailers are great for cold-weather camping. And most offer various floor plans and layouts to suit any lifestyle. For years, Northwood and other RV manufacturers have been making high-quality campers fit for frosty conditions. Here’s a shortlist of some of the best. Northwood Arctic Fox RELATED: An Old RV Giant Is Back With …

A white Ford F-350 super duty pickup truck towing a camper
Automotive News

RV Manufacturers Need More Workers to Meet Demand

With the RV demand continuing to rise, some manufacturers are struggling to keep up. RV manufacturers are in need of more people power to keep up. The recreational vehicle business is only expected to grow, despite the labor shortage.  RV manufacturers need more workers  According to RV Business, demand for RVs keeps growing, but some …

The Tesla Cybertruck with Cyberlandr Camper
Marine & RVs

The Cyberlandr Just Made the Tesla Cybertruck Weirder

In case the Tesla Cybertruck didn’t look weird enough for you, there’s a way to increase its unique vibe. The Cyberlandr pickup camper for the Tesla Cybertruck looks like it just floated down from space!  Go camping in the Cyberlandr camper for the Tesla Cybertruck  The Cyberlandr pickup camper for the Tesla Cybertruck looks out …

A white Ford F-350 super duty pickup truck towing a camper
Marine & RVs

How to Park Your Fifth-Wheel RV Like a Pro

The COVID-19 pandemic has been tiresome, long, and down-right depressing in every way possible. The isolation and immobility many of us have experienced over the previous year have been too much. As a result, the fifth-wheel RV industry has seen an unprecedented boom. With this boom, we are seeing many first-time RVers taking to the …

U.S. President Donald Trump tours an RV manufactured by Newmar Corp. during a "Made in America" products showcase on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Monday, July 23, 2018
Marine & RVs

This Diesel RV Is a $405,000 Masterpiece

When most of us think of camping, it involves a tent, a couple of well-used sleeping bags, and a campfire under the stars. For those who prefer a softer bed and all the conveniences of home, a camper is a preferred method of enjoying their next adventure. And for a select few, camping involves a luxury motorhome that takes …

Philanthropist and businessman Warren Buffett on-stage during the Forbes Media Centennial Celebration on September 19, 2017, at Pier 60 in New York City
Marine & RVs

Does Warren Buffett Own Forest River RV?

Forest River is one of the largest U.S. manufacturers of recreational vehicles. Based in Elkhart, Indiana, the company has been an industry leader since 1996. Its massive production facilities assemble a vast array of RVs. They include travel trailers, motorhomes, truck campers, and more. And behind the successful company is one of the world’s richest people. His …

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee towing an airstream trailer
Automotive News

Airstream Financial Makes Financing Your RV Easier Than Ever

Financing a new Airstream travel trailer just become easier than ever! The new Airstream Financial program is powered by Bank of American to make it easier for customers to apply for vehicle financing at the dealership.  Check out the Airstream Financial program  This is hot off the press from Airstream in Jackson Center, Ohio. Airstream …

RVs parked by the sea in Mechelinki, Poland, on February 6, 2021
Marine & RVs

What Does RV Actually Stand For?

People throw around the name RV, but how many different vehicles actually fall under the umbrella of this acronym? Are motorhomes, campers, trailers, and RVs the same thing? What does RV actually stand for anyway? With the pandemic still altering our old way of life and travel, more families are hitting the highway in RVs …

A Fleetwood Discovery is seen parked at the Boston RV & Camping Expo at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
Marine & RVs

The New Fleetwood Discovery LXE 36HQ Is a Top 10 RV for 2021

The Fleetwood Discovery has been a mainstay in the RV world for a quarter-century. To celebrate the milestone, Fleetwood decided that it would release a special Anniversary Edition. Why is this important? Because it means that in 2021, you can purchase a standard package but still enjoy many of the special features that are only …

Composer and saxophonist Glenn Morrissette, 41, plays his saxophone in his Chinook Concourse RV while parked in the Studio City Recreation Center parking lot in LA's Studio City neighborhood
Marine & RVs

An Old RV Giant Is Back With an Incredible Camper

The RV industry has seen a boom in the past year thanks to consumer demand for vacations that avoid commercial air travel and hotel stays. In turn, campers’ popularity has helped spur the resurgence of Chinook, once one of the biggest names in the RV industry. And its new Summit motorhome brings the brand back …

A recreational vehicle stops for gas and is fully prepared for a road trip with an RV, Jeep, Kayak and bicycles
Marine & RVs

RV Triple Towing: Which States Allow It?

Ready to hit the lake with your new jet skis? Sounds fun, especially if you’re bringing your camper along. There’s more to towing an RV than just hitching up and peeling out of the driveway, however. If you’re not familiar with triple towing, you might want to take some time to learn more about it, …

Rental camper vans stand in a parking lot in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020.
Marine & RVs

How Much Does It Cost to Rent an RV?

It’s a trend that just keeps growing. RVs are now a norm across the nation. They come in various shapes and sizes, from campers to motorhomes. It’s a great way to see the country. Though avid travelers may own their RV, less frequent adventurers may choose to rent. It can be an economical way to …

RVs parked by the sea in Mechelinki, Poland, on February 6, 2021
Marine & RVs

5 RV Brands to Avoid If You Want to Have a Good Time

The camper industry just saw a massive boom due to the onslaught of COVID-19. We were all confined to our homes for months on end. The only way to stay safe was to stay isolated, and that, of course, has its limitations both physically and physiologically. Then we all seemed to remember that RVs existed, …

A Forest River logo sits on display on the sidelines of the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, on Saturday, May 1, 2010.
Marine & RVs

The Forest River Berkshire XLT Offers a Rare RV Luxury

Have you ever wanted to get a fresh start and embrace a life of travel and adventure while living in a camper? If so, you’re not alone. Living in an RV full-time has become more popular over the past few years due to greater interest in minimalist lifestyles, financial freedom, and mobility.  Although many long …

Penny Leon tests the driver's seat of a 2017 Forest River FR3 RV at the 27th-annual Colorado RV Adventure Travel Show at the Colorado Convention Center on January 6, 2017
Marine & RVs

Full-Time RV Living Is Easy in the Forest River Salem Hemisphere

When RV sales began booming last year, more people warmed up to the idea of living in these vehicles full-time. Camper trailers and motorhomes come in a variety of sizes suitable for every budget. The most luxurious often boast spacious kitchens, living areas, and even bathrooms. Still, it’s hard to replicate that feeling of living …

Employees fit the roof to a motorhome RV on the Knaus Tabbert AG assembly line
Marine & RVs

Don’t Overlook This Potential Problem Area of Your RV

An RV is a big investment and one that requires ongoing maintenance if you want to be able to fully enjoy it for many years to come. In particular, there is one area of your camper you should never overlook: the roof. Skipping roof maintenance can potentially result in a myriad of problems, causing major …

Paul Ostrom, age 67, of Sandpoint, Idaho, walks outside his RV, parked at the La Posa long-term visitor area in Quartzsite, Arizona
Marine & RVs

Do RVs Have Washing Machines and Dryers?

RV adventuring can be fun and relaxing, but sometimes it tests your patience. To eliminate some of the more common camper hassles, manufacturers are adding appliances and accessories to meet consumer demand for more convenience and ensure their success.  There are various appliances you can add to your camper. And one, in particular, could make …

Camper vans and motorhomes parked in a snowy parking lot
Marine & RVs

Is Living in Your RV Illegal?

The RV craze has continually ratcheted up over the following year. As the pandemic continues to claim lives and our ability to travel safely, RVs have become a symbol of freedom and safety in a time where so many of us feel that we are lacking in both. There a few barriers of entry to …

Hemphill Brothers Coach Company's luxury Star Bus RV at night
Marine & RVs

In These Cool RV Rentals, You Can Party Like a Rock Star

We often cover the best RVs to buy and offer tips for living your best camper life. But RV ownership isn’t for everyone. They can be expensive to purchase and maintain and complicated to operate, especially for first-timers. However, you don’t have to own a motorhome to enjoy one. In fact, RV rentals abound. And if you’re …

A wrecked RV and Chevy Trailblazer blocking I-40
Marine & RVs

Don’t Flip Your RV on I-40 Like This Guy Did

A man is lucky to walk away without any injuries after flipping his RV on interstate 40. But the same can’t be said for his SUV or RV. He also got slapped with a nasty fine and had to explain to his wife that he wrecked her Chevy Trailblazer.  Don’t flip your RV  According to …

The blue exterior of an IKEA home furnishings superstore on May 6, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada
Marine & RVs

IKEA Makes Cheap Chic Furniture for Your RV

In recent decades, unconventional ways of living and traveling have increased in popularity as people seek a more minimalist, off-the-grid lifestyle. Some individuals and families are building tiny homes; others are converting abandoned buildings into habitable spaces. And yet others seek a camper for a home on wheels so that they’re free to travel wherever, …

Eileah Ohning sits at the wheel of her Freightliner Sprinter High Top RV on July 15, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio.
Marine & RVs

Which RV Is the Safest?

With the pandemic making air travel challenging or impossible, RVs have become a popular vehicle for recreation. If you’re itching to get out and explore, there’s arguably no better way than in a camper or motorhome. And if you’ve never done so and you can afford one, you’re in for a treat. But balance fun …

RV toilets work much like this white and gray airplane toilet pictured
Marine & RVs

Your RV Smells Like Poop: How to Get Rid of the Odor

Cruising by camper is enjoying a home-away-from-home experience. You can travel to the great outdoors without giving up the conveniences of home, like showers and toilets. Most RVs have good water-sorting systems that manage water use for various functions. But what happens when your RV starts to smell like an open sewage pit? What can …

RVs parked by the sea in Mechelinki, Poland, on February 6, 2021
Marine & RVs

Which RV Is the Easiest to Drive?

Ever driven an RV? If you’re planning a multi-day road trip, a camper might be the perfect vehicle for you. Perhaps you’ve considered buying one, but the price was a bit out of range. Or you’ve never had time to take vacations. Or maybe the prospect of driving one seemed daunting. If the last reason …

Photo illustration of a pile of unwrapped white toilet paper rolls in a metal shopping cart
Marine & RVs

What Is the Best RV Toilet Paper?

RVs nowadays come with bathrooms, so you no longer have to visit the bushes or walk to campground toilets in the dark. You can even get toilets installed in camper vans too. However, you’ll need to use them properly. That way, you won’t end up with a clogged latrine on your camping trip. Here are …

A silver-and-yellow teardrop camper at the Caravan Salon Duesseldorf expo at the fairgrounds on September 4, 2014, in Duesseldorf, Germany.
Marine & RVs

It Is Possible to Get a Great Camper for Less Than $10,000

RV life is growing increasingly popular, with many people opting to drop off the grid and spend more time out in nature. Whether you want to transition to full-time RV living or go camping every once in a while, choosing the best camper can be challenging — especially when you’re on a budget. Fortunately, you …