How long can you keep canned food?

By Bob Difley Do your food storage lockers hold hidden contents that were placed there shortly after your rig rolled off the showroom floor? And one day you’re boondocking mucho miles away from the nearest Safeway and have this enormous craving for artichoke hearts? So you dig through your food stores and voila! You discover a can of these delectable... Read More

Should RVers be allowed to run generators in national parks

RVers use generators to provide electrical power to their rigs and to charge batteries. Even though they provide a valuable resource for your camping enjoyment, the sound of a running motor in a pristine natural environment is not always appreciated by your immediate neighbors. What do you think? Are they too noisy? Or are they no big deal? Do people just... Read More

Big box stores and restaurants that welcome RV overnighters

Jim O’Briant of OvernightRVparking runs down the list of popular big box stores (and a restaurant chain) that do or don’t allow overnight stays. Find out which stores where you might be able to stay overnight with your RV. And be sure to check out Jim’s website. It’s the best source of places to stay for free or inexpensively in the... Read More

A hose is a hose is a hose. Um, maybe not.

RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury has a tip about a new type of compact hose that at first glance seems like a good thing for RVers. But NO-O-O says Chuck. Maybe not. Isn’t a hose a hose? Why wouldn’t any clean hose do what it was intended for? That’s what Chuck explains in this video.  And while you’re here, remember to... Read More

Do you have the right kind of fire extinguisher in your RV?

Mac the Fire Guy (Mac McCoy) is a veteran firefighter and expert on all things connected with firer. When Mac talks, people listen. In this video Mac discusses RV fire extinguishers. The one that came with your RV is typically not sufficient. Some RVers buy another, but is it the right kind? It may, in fact, be toxic. This is excellent... Read More

Tips for towing a vehicle behind your motorhome

The first time you tow a vehicle with your RV it will seem a bit squirrely, and it may make you nervous. But you will get used to the feel. But that’s not all you need to know about towing. In this video, Walter Cannon, Executive Director of the RV Safety and Education Foundation, offers advice about safely towing a... Read More