TIPS & CHECKLISTS
On the RVing journey, we’re all constantly learning and finding ways to improve our experience and make life easier. Here, we round up some of the tips and checklists you can easily refer to and use on your journey. We also have a handy resources page, and our online gear store. And of course, if you’re serious about learning more about buying an RV to hit the road, the very best places to start your education are with our online courses and our book which all come with even more resources.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ie4M3V6hm4 Driving an RV (in particular gassers) can be stressful, especially when navigating steep grades and mountain passes at altitude. During our drive over the Continental Divide on I-90 in Montana, Marc shared some great tips on how he safely navigates our RV up steep grades and back down again, without overheating the brakes. Whether you drive a gas RV,
One of the big questions we had during our prep and planning phase was just how much work and time would be involved when it came to packing down the RV for move day – that is, putting everything away in a safe place, unhooking and doing everything we’d need to get road ready so we could head
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvpqX2UqpJQ&t=17s Can you really make a big feast in a small RV kitchen? Julie shows you how to prepare an amazing meal in an RV without the need for an Oven or Microwave. Instead, she uses our RV Convection Oven, Slow Cooker/Crockpot, Ninja Food Prep and Propane Stove Top to create a gourmet meal fit
A common question we get asked is “How do we like our gas RV and did we consider getting a diesel?” The short answer is yes, we did explore getting a diesel coach – they are considered superior for many reasons (performance, ride, comfort etc) which is why they also have a much higher price tag which can be a premium
For the most part, our travel days tend to go pretty smoothly, but last Thursday (October 1) was one of those days that ended up being both a comedy of errors and an adventure in itself ! While we managed to keep a good sense of humor with everything turning out OK in the end, it wasn’t without a few close calls,
As you might imagine, navigating a big city with an RV + tow vehicle is not for the faint of heart! With heavy traffic, impatient and aggressive drivers, numerous low bridges and tunnels, grid-locked lanes snaking the freeway (a misnomer as they’re anything but free) and the lack of campgrounds, it’s not exactly an enticing destination for RVers…
We learned a lot during our first boondocking experience in Arizona which took us to Yuma, Quartzsite and Lake Havasu City over 9 days. So we pulled together 29 tips and tricks that helped us, working with what we had. That means… no solar, no composting toilet, no fancy stuff. We just made the most of our RV “as is” from the manufacturer. Of course, we know
Road Trip #1: Delaware, Ohio to Denver, Colorado. 4 days, 5 states, 1,338 miles and 23 driving hours. Our first road trip, to bring our coach back home, was a big one. In terms of miles, time, range of emotions and interesting experiences! Here’s a recap of our ‘maiden voyage’, complete with the lessons we learned along the
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