Quick tip & fix – your generator may not work with your EMS

I've read a few online accounts of people having issues running their generators while also using an EMS/surge protector. I can't say that I...

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...

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...
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...

What are the best tires for your trailer?

Oh man, there are few questions that illicit stronger feelings than "what are the best tires for my camper?" The most resounding thing that...
What Surge Protector should you have for your RV/fifth wheel/travel trailer/motorhome?

What Surge Protector is best for my RV?

A common question on RV forums and RVing Facebook groups is “what surge protector should I get?” and the simplest answer is, none. That...

Basics of RVing

Most people think that RVing is difficult or confusing, but truly - using a camper isn't hard. You need to get setup for towing....

What Can I Tow?

"What can I tow?" and "Can I tow that?" (with my truck, SUV, car, minivan) are two of the most common questions that people...

Various Memberships for the Weekender and Fulltimer

There are different memberships that help save you money for your camping addiction (err... yeah, addiction; I'm sticking with that). Each one has its...

Eww, stinky water! Sanitizing the fresh water system.

Recently we started getting a rotten eggs smell from a couple of the hot water faucets in our camper. This is usually an indication...

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