Trip Planning – How Far Can You Travel in a Day?

Fortunately we have a few more travel comforts than this guy but when planning a trip, you still need to have a realistic plan...

How to Weigh a Travel Trailer

I'm rather enjoying these "how to" types of write-ups. I need to do more writing about my actual camping experiences, but I'll get there...

Where to get weighed? No, not you- your truck and camper!

A lot of people know that they should get weighed, but don't know where to go. Here are some ideas for that: CAT Scale (aka truck...

How to Weigh a Fifth Wheel Camper (at CAT Scales)

I already wrote about How to Weigh a Travel Trailer, so it seems like I should also write about how to weigh a fifth...

Buying a RV – used vs. new?

When someone asks if you should buy new or buy used when it comes to RVs, the discussion often devolves to the following to...

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...

Flat Towing Behind a Motorhome

We recently made the switch to a class A after 10+ years of pulling trailers (first our pop-up and then our fifth wheels). What...

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...

Bikes and Fifth Wheels

When it comes to bringing bikes along with a fifth wheel, throwing them into the bed of the truck isn't an option. You can...
Truck and camper parked next to park models

Myth: 55+ RV parks must allow people under the age of 55

I've had this discussion a few times now, and with Hurricane Ian hitting the southwestern Florida coast in the fall of 2022, it's coming...

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