Replace or repair your damaged RV power cord?

Nothing lasts forever, including most of the parts that make up your RV. For instance, sooner or later, the connection between your RV’s power cord and its plug will begin to separate. When this happens, you have a couple of options, which Gary Bunzer, the RV Doctor, explains. Be sure to subscribe to the FREE RVTravel newsletter for news, how-to... Read More

The easy way to carry bikes on your camping trips

Do you carry bikes with you on your camping trips? If you haven’t, it’s really easy to carry bikes on the back of your RV and have them available for exercise, riding bike trails, going for supplies, riding around your campground, and just for fun. Jim Nelson demonstrates a very clever bicycle rack that uses an RV’s ladder to transport one... Read More

Under-value RV check-in/check-out checklists at your peril

  I know you’re thinking, I won’t forget anything when I arrive at my RV campground or when I pull up stakes and move on. Why would I need a checklist? I’m glad you have a perfect memory and don’t get distracted. But I have known several – lots – of fulltime RVers that have, in fact, forgotten something. And it’s especially... Read More

How to control or eliminate trailer sway?

Trailer sway is not only frightening for RVers, but if not controlled can cause an accident. But is there anything you can do to prevent or at least minimize trailer sway? The first step is understanding the causes of trailer sway, or fishtailing. Weight distribution is a primary factor: You need at least 10-percent of your trailer’s total weight “on... Read More