Bruce is a genius! We wanted to keep our bikes and kiddie cart protected from the elements, and our tarps kept blowing loose in the wind. Continue reading “Need A Cover for Your Bike? Try This Idea on for Size!”
If you have plans to camp at a National Park in the near future, those plans will need to be changed. Last night congress missed its deadline to keep the government running, and an unfortunate side effect of this is that the National Parks will be closed indefinitely during the partial government shutdown. The public will be unable to enter the parks and visitors who are currently camping in a national park will need to leave within two days and all roads leading to the parks will be closed.
I’ve always been fascinated by teardrop campers. You have to admit that they are some of the most unique trailers on the market. They are the ultimate in tiny trailers, from their diminutive indoor living space to their distinctive outdoor kitchens. There is nothing else like them. They are in a league of their own. Continue reading “Cool Tears and Tiny Campers Magazine”
You’ve headed south to escape for the winter in your RV. Life is good. The weather is warm and you have lots of time to relax in the pool and enjoy your morning coffee under the awning while soaking in the view. It’s the perfect life. It’s so perfect that word has spread to your family and they would like to come for a visit… Continue reading “Guess Who’s Coming for Dinner… and to Stay for a While!”
From the start, Bruce and I have always agreed that we would not use this blog as a personal soapbox, but our recent experiences with a local RV dealership have left us so frustrated that we wanted to share them with you. So without naming any names and airing too much dirty laundry, we would like to tell you our story. We would also like to open up a discussion and hear your thoughts about the state of customer service in the RV industry.
Continue reading “Our Nightmare Before Christmas – Customer Service and the RV Service Industry”
Looking for the perfect gift for the tent camper or RVer on your Christmas gift list? Here are a few ideas that are sure to put smiles on their faces when they unwrap the gifts under the tree on Christmas morning. Continue reading “Christmas Gifts for the Favorite Camper on Your List”
Next to buying a new home, a new RV may be one of the largest purchases you ever make. The emotions involved with bringing home a new, or ‘new to you’ RV are overwhelming and run the gamut from the excitement you feel when you find the perfect model, to the disappointment and regret you may experience when you get home and discover problems with your RV. Whether buying used or new, it pays to do a thorough inspection before taking delivery of your RV. Continue reading “Pre-purchase RV Inspection Checklist”
Bruce and I recently returned home from a cross country trip where we had a bit of vehicle trouble. With our troubles behind us, we’d like to take this opportunity to stress the importance of engine maintenance and roadside assistance. Continue reading “Avoiding Trouble on the Road”
Staying connected while you are camping can be a difficult at best, especially when camping in remote areas. Add to that the fact that most remote campgrounds don’t have electrical hookups and you could easily be stuck with a dead battery, even if you are in an area where you can get a cell signal. Here are a couple of cell phone chargers that got our attention. Continue reading “Gadgets to Keep Your Phone Charged”
Don’t go on your next camping trip before you read these camping tips. They may save your sanity and maybe even your marriage. 😮 Continue reading “Camping Tips that May Save Your Sanity (and Maybe Even Your Marriage)”