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 …

2021 Heartland Prowler RV
Marine & RVs

Where Can You Park Your RV for Free?

If you travel in your RV, then eventually, you will have to park it to sleep. But figuring out where to park your travel trailer or camper can be challenging. Also, so RV parking spots can be a little expensive, so it helps to know where to park for free.  Where to find free RV …

A double axle travel trailer sits in the leaves by a tree.
Marine & RVs

Avoid the Coachmen RV and Its Frustrating Problems

Shopping for an RV can be exciting. Just remember to do your research to avoid buying a lemon. Unfortunately, Coachmen Campers have fallen under the category of campers to avoid due to various problems. See why you need to stay away from the Coachmen brand.  Avoid Coachman Campers  According to Scanner Answers, Coachmen is one …

A Class C RV is parked in a car park as members of the public are asked to stop traveling to the Scottish Highlands
Marine & RVs

How Many Miles Will an RV Last?

Before you invest in an RV, it’s probably best to see how long they will last. If a recreational vehicle won’t go the distance, then it could feel like a waste of money. Learn when a used RV has too many miles and what to look for.  How many miles will an RV last?  A …

A 2021 Forest River Chaparral Fifth-Wheel RV Trailer sits at the base of a mountainside.
Marine & RVs

Is Traveling in an RV Cheaper for Vacations?

Is traveling in an RV really a way to save money? Is it cheaper to haul your family around in a recreational vehicle for vacations instead of getting a hotel room or renting a house? Well, let’s cover a few hidden costs to consider.  Do RVs help save on travel costs?  The answer to this …

A Toyota Tacoma tows the TRD-Sport Trailer.
Marine & RVs

All This Toyota Tacoma Overlanding Trailer Needs Is 10 Minutes

The Toyota Tacoma is a much-loved pickup truck by consumers. Its reliability and ability to stay with the times through mild updates means that buyers have been lining up to buy copies for decades. Consequently, many off-road-minded individuals choose Tacoma as the platform to build an off-road rid to go overlanding. But, building up their …

A pickup tows a fifth-wheel RV trailer around a bend in the road.
Marine & RVs

RV Awards Season: 2021 Luxury Fifth-Wheel of the Year

RV models are often updated just like cars and trucks. That is why, like cars and trucks, there is an effort to recognize the best of the best in each category annually. We’ve recently covered the 2021 RV award winners for the Class A, Class B, and Class C motorhomes. We’ve also covered toy haulers, travel trailers, and some fifth-wheelers. Below, …

A pickup tows a fifth-wheel RV trailer around a bend in the road.
Marine & RVs

RV Awards Season: 2021 Mid-Priced Fifth-Wheel of the Year

Every year the recreational vehicle industry announces award winners for each category of vehicle. We have already covered the Class A, Class B, and Class C motorhome winners for 2021. Also, we spent some time going over entry-level, mid-priced, and luxury travel trailers. Today, we cover the winners of the mid-priced fifth-wheel RV models.  About the fifth-wheel …

Campers park next to Faria Beach for the Presidents Day weekend February 15, 2020, in Ventura, California.
Marine & RVs

The Happier Camper Traveler Is the Perfect Retro Small Travel Trailer

When shopping for a travel trailer, starting small can give you a better understanding of your camping must-haves without breaking the bank. A small camper allows for the convenience needed when dealing with limited parking space without giving up the modern amenities you desire. One of the most popular manufacturers of small travel trailers is …

A woman checks out a teardrop camper at an RV show
Marine & RVs

RV Awards Season: 2021 Luxury Travel Trailer of the Year

Travel trailers are a popular option for families to get away on an adventure but still have some of home accommodations. These vehicles provide an escape without dealing with crowded spaces such as airports, bus terminals, rail depots, or even hotels. Consequently, travel trailers’ sales, indeed sales of all RV variations, have been booming during the global …

A double axle 2021 Radiance 28BH travel trailer RV
Marine & RVs

RV Awards Season: 2021 Mid-Priced Travel Trailer of the Year

Each year, this is one of two times for the best deals on a pop-up camper, travel trailer, fifth wheel, or motorhome. Fortunately, it is also the time of year that RV awards are announced. That means that right now, it is easier to identify a good unit to take the family on an adventure in. We have already …

A white teardrop RV from NuCamp RV
Marine & RVs

RV Awards Season: 2021 Entry-Level Travel Trailer of the Year

Travel trailers are a popular form of recreational vehicle. A myriad of towing vehicles can be used to transport them from one scenic spot to another. However, they vary in luxury appointments and pricing. That is why the travel trailer of the year awards are broken down into smaller categories by RV News. Below is a listing of the …

A white, gray, and blue Newmar Canyon Star diesel toy hauler RV.
Marine & RVs

RV Awards Season: 2021 Toy Haulers of the Year

The yearly awards season is upon us. Many people are familiar with the car and truck of the year awards. However, not as many people are aware that the recreational vehicle industry also has its own awards. Similar to the automotive awards, the RV awards involve evaluating the new models in the market. The models …

A white trailer RV with the pop-up extended sits on a trial with a family sitting under the exterior awning.
Marine & RVs

A Holiday RV Donation Can Help Disaster Survivors Transition Back Into Life

Natural disasters are awful things to experience. Fires, hurricanes, and earthquakes can rattle people’s emotions and also destroy homes. Consequently, places to stay after a disaster fill up fast. However, thanks to people’s generosity, a Colorado-based charity is helping disaster survivors’ transitional housing needs with donated RV units.  An RV as a home for the …

A white trailer RV with the pop-up extended sits on a trial with a family sitting under the exterior awning.
Marine & RVs

Reasons You Should Not Buy a Travel Trailer or Fifth-Wheel RV

There are lots of reasons people want to purchase a travel trailer or fifth-wheel RV. For example, they are looking for a way to vacation in a responsible, socially distanced way. But, just as there are reasons to purchase such an RV, there are also reasons not to get that shiny new travel trailer or …

The kitchenette inside off a Basecamp 20X model
Tips, Tricks & Trends

How to Prepare for Holiday Cooking In Your RV

Given what we know about the latest trends, more families are spending the holiday season in RVs this year. Conventional RVs, motorhomes, and versatile campers have risen in popularity as travelers look for a safer way to adventure. If you have been curious about how to create a traditional holiday meal in your RV, you’ve come to the right …

A family sitting outside in front of a Samp 13' Trailer.

What Are Some Of the Best Trailers For Boondocking?

RV boondocking, or going off-grid, is the adventurous way to get away from it all. While you can venture off-road in a traditional motorhome, travel trailers are the more popular way to go. Based on our research, here are a few of the best trailers to consider for boondocking.  Scamp 13′ Trailer Scamp trailers have a strong reputation …

The American Eagle RV is a bus-like vehicle.
Marine & RVs

Remember, Your RV Isn’t as Safe as You Think It Is

Buying an RV is exciting! You get to instantly plan tons of vacations for your friends and family. But when you get your recreational vehicle or motorhome, don’t forget that they can be dangerous. They can be as deadly as large trucks or SUVs in wrecks.  How safe is your RV? To drive a semi-truck, …

2021 Toyota Tacoma Overlanding SEMA Concept With Sport Trailer
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Toyota Tacoma Trailer Gives You More Tacoma

Have you ever looked at your Toyota Tacoma and thought you needed more truck? Well, then you could upgrade to the full-size Toyota Tundra, but then you wouldn’t have the infamous Tacoma! But with the 2021 Toyota Tacoma with the matching Tacoma Overlanding trailer, all your problems could be solved.  Check out the Toyota Tacoma …

The Boony Stomper camper
Marine & RVs

This Camper Is Lighter Than a Harley Davidson

With camper trailers, often bigger is better. A big camper means more living space, gear, creature comforts, and time spent out in the wilderness. But, bigger also means more money to buy and a bigger, more expensive vehicle to tow it. Not to mention the amount of space it requires to store a full-sized camper …

A white fifth wheel RV trailer is set in a snow-capped valley with a lake behind it.

3 of the Best Travel Trailers You Can Get for Under $50,000

Looking for a new RV or travel trailer is exciting. But once you start evaluating prices, the fun can quickly sour. While it’s true that RV travel trailers get expensive, there are some bargain buys out there. Here are some of the best travel trailers you can get for under $50K.  Micro Minnie  Winnebagos are known for being luxurious and …

Two Zinger RV travel trailers side-by-side
Marine & RVs

RV Program Promises 6 Month Drab-to-Fab Travel Trailer Transformation

The RV Women’s Alliance has launched a new program to inspire women to consider taking on recreational vehicle industry-related projects. The Drab-to-Fab program will unfold over the course of six months at the RV Technical Institute in Elkhart, Indiana. The ultimate goal of the program is to rebuild a travel trailer. There are underlying goals …

The exterior of a green and white HC1 trailer .

How Much Does Happier Camper Cost?

If you have a full-size SUV or truck, there appears to be endless campers that you can easily haul with your vehicle. But those with smaller cars haven’t had as many options. Although, companies like Happier Camper are helping to change that. This brand is known for making tiny travel trailers. But how much will a Happier Camper …

A gray Airstream Globetrotter camper off-road in the woods.

Best Airstream for a Family of Four

Even after all these years, Airstream is still among the most renowned RV brands out there. From travel trailers to touring coaches, Airstream truly offers something for everyone. But with so many available options, it’s necessary to get specific with the type of travel trailer for you. That said, some families might be wondering, what’s the best Airstream for a family …

Roadman motorcycle camper RV trailer

Motorcycle Camper Trailer RVs Are a Thing

Mention the term RV, and people often think of a pop-up camper, travel trailer, fifth-wheel, or motorhome. Most of those have one thing in common. All the RV units, but the motorhome, have to be towed. So, often people have, or borrow, a vehicle of some sort to do the pulling duties. But, did you …

A white, double axle, pull behind RV trailer

Rejuvenate Your RV With These Crafty Decorating Ideas

I am a self-proclaimed “Car Nut”. I suffer from OCOB, Obessive Car On Brain Disorder. As such, I often visualize how I am going to modify a vehicle that I own. Sometimes it is a mild customization like wider tires and window tint, while other times the visualization involves lift kits, lowering kits, fancy paint, …

Three USPS trucks are awaiting loading and unloading.

What RV Owners Need To Know About Mail Forwarding

If you decide to become a fulltime or most-time RV traveler, you are going to need a good support system. Personal relationships that will check in on you to make sure you are okay is great, but ensuring the flow of mail to the town you park your RV is critical too! If you are …

Firefighters protect an escaping RV from a wild fire.

These Tips Can Keep Your RV From Burning To the Ground

Being out on the road in an RV can be liberating. Traveling to destinations of scenic beauty or historical significance can be a thrilling part of an adventure. But, just as any trip can be satisfying, it can also be more challenging. One of the ways to avoid some of the pitfalls that an RV can …

A silver Winnebago Revel RV sits atop a hill on at dusk.

Don’t Make These RV Newbie Mistakes

Many people consider making a full-time living, or most-time living, in an RV. In fact, RV related videos on Youtube are plentiful and show people enjoying traveling, nature, and the adventure that comes with the lifestyle. But don’t be fooled. There are both challenges and benefits to RV living. Youtubers don’t always upload the challenges …

A black and white RV sits on a shore line with the awning deployed on a sunny day.

What Is the Difference Between a Campground, RV Campground, and RV Resort?

There comes a time for every RV and outdoor enthusiast when they come to the realization that there is a huge difference between the types of parks. Some of those parks will be more conducive to the RV experience than others. For example, while many people are familiar with what boondocking is, not as many …

The boat and camper RV trailer at the boat launch.

The Boat And Camp Trailer Is the RV You Never Knew You Needed

The concept of a toy hauler RV has been around for a long time. Basically, it is a camper that is either motorized or comes as a fifth-wheel trailer. It includes a small garage bay in the rear. This RV type allows camping enthusiasts to bring their outdoor power equipment with them, such as a …

A black and white RV sits on a shore line with the awning deployed on a sunny day.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

You Need to Do This Before Storing Your RV

This is the time of year that people start wrapping up their warm-weather vacation plans. That means there are going to be a lot of motorhomes, pop-up campers, fifth-wheels, and travel trailers about to get put into storage for a few months. Regardless of the type of RV people enjoy, taking care of a few …

A motorhome RV camper parked on a road in front of a mountain
Tips, Tricks & Trends

How Can I Rent My RV?

Let’s face it. As much as we enjoy an RV, they are not used all the time. So, the van, travel trailer, fifth-wheel, or motorhome just sits there most of the time, while you and I have to pay for them. So, instead of paying storage fees, or having the RV sit under trees in …