Custom RVs available for the physically challenged

Here, courtesy of GoRVing, is a list of RV manufacturers, equipment suppliers, and clubs that serve RVers with physical challenges. Besides standard RV conveniences and amenities from power and plumbing systems to the latest in kitchen appliances and entertainment options, typically accessible RV modifications or accessories include: Wheelchair lifts or ramps Lower kitchen counters and cabinets Widened entrances Roll-in showers…

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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…

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Don’t make this huge buying mistake

It may be hard to believe, but some RV buyers sign on the dotted line and pop down their cash before performing one very important task. What is it? Retract the slideouts! Bring them in, just as they’ll be when you’re traveling down the highway. At RV shows and in dealers’ lots, the slideouts are always in the out position,…

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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…

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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…

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