How I Negotiated for my RV

Let me start - I HATE (yes uppercase, bold, italics and underlined HATE) negotiating prices. I don't enjoy it like my mother did; talking...
I use RVParky.com's Trip Planner for most trip planning

Let’s go! Trip planning apps and websites

For me, planning the trip is a huge part of the fun of experiencing a trip. I get to look at the map, pick...

Towing Pin/Tongue Weight Calculator

A lot of times, during the research and evaluation process of fifth wheels is trying to figure out if your truck can or cannot...

Newbie – First Trip Essentials

Often times, someone comes to the various forums and posts something to the effect of: I've never camped before, but I'm buying XYZ camper next...

What Can I Tow Calculators

On my page, "What Can I Tow?", I introduce 2 methods for figuring out how much you can tow with your truck/SUV and stay...

Getting Weighed – an adventure at the CAT Scales

I'm a strong advocate for staying within allĀ of your truck/tow vehicle's ratings. I don't agree with the philosophy that the numbers are artificially low...

Firewood Conundrum for the Traveler

We are primarily RV campers that usually travel 2-3 hours away for our stays. Almost always, we end up leaving Maryland and going to...

Tips and Tricks to Backing Up

I think the most daunting task for most RVers is the idea of backing their camper into a site. Sure, there are the few...

Dumping Tanks at a Dump Station

I have no shame in saying that we are RV park queens and often slaves to full hookups. But recently I bought a sewer...
Favorite Campsites - Disney - Craters of the Moon - Barkcamp

Campsite Setup in 3 Easy Steps

Ok, I won't lie - setting up a campsite is more than 3 steps but, hey let's look at the major steps. First, you...

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