Trailer Transformation


by Chris Hemer
April 30, 2015

  From carpet to cabinets to furniture and more, your trailer’s living space can be better than new   Home-improvement shows are wildly popular these days. People just love seeing what’s possible when a renovation expert gets his or her hands on an old house that has great “bones”... Read more »

Highway of Genius

Step back in time at Hannibal’s Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum

by Pamela Selbert
April 2, 2015

  Route 36 through Missouri connects Kansas to Illinois and showcases small towns and the American innovators and inventors who lived there   Viewed on a road map, U.S. Route 36 across Missouri resembles a belt, spanning the state at its narrowest point, 200 miles of horizontal road connecting... Read more »

Blazing the Trail in Nova Scotia

Take a breathtaking hike at Cape Chignecto Provincial Park

by Jan Napier
April 1, 2015

  In Canada’s second smallest province, a larger-than-life demigod, over-the-top scenery and the world’s highest tides set the stage for RV travels on a grand scale   Look up, way up, because Glooscap is a giant in Atlantic Canada’s Mi’kmaq culture. This almighty being was of such gargantuan... Read more »

Let There Be Light


by Janet and Stuart Wilson
March 2, 2015

  Explore the spectacular scenery and luminous history of 11 Washington lighthouses on a Puget Sound road trip   We think it was serendipity. A chance conversation a few years ago at the cozy Rainbow’s End RV Park in Sequim, Washington, kindled a fascination with lighthouses and eventually... Read more »

Fowl Play


By Rhonda Ostertag
February 2, 2015

  Like RV snowbirds, our feathered friends are soaking up the sun before flocking back to their northern breeding grounds. Here are five places to get a bird’s-eye view of everything from crested caracaras to sandhill cranes along North America’s migratory flyways   In the past decade,... Read more »

Holiday Helpers


by Kevin Livingston
December 1, 2014

  ‘Tis the Season to Find the Right Gifts for RV Enthusiasts   Ah, yes, we’ve reached the end of yet another year, which means it’s time to celebrate the holiday season. That’s right, ’tis the season for Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah or whatever festive event lifts you into the... Read more »

New for 2015


by Bruce Hampson
November 25, 2014

  The glory days of RVing return with an impressive crop of innovative towables for the coming year   At first blush, the little 16-foot travel trailer looked as if someone had painstakingly restored a “canned ham”-styled 1961 Shasta Airflyte — right down to its matador-red-and-polo-white... Read more »

Half-Ton Towing: Fact or Fiction?

The 2015 Chevy Silverado is available with a gvwr of up to 7,600 pounds, a gawr of 4,300 pounds and a tow rating of up to 12,000 pounds. based on the SAE J2807 standard.

by Chris Hemer
November 24, 2014

  It depends on the fifth-wheel and how the truck is equipped   So-called half-ton-towable fifth-wheels are becoming increasingly popular for a variety of reasons. The most obvious, of course, is that a half-ton (150 or 1500 series) pickup is less expensive than a comparably equipped HD truck... Read more »

Good Sam RV Travel & Savings Guide Announces Top-Rated RV Parks


November 17, 2014

  Reaching the pinnacle of campground excellence, 137 RV Parks have earned perfect 10/10*/10 ratings from the 2015 Good Sam RV Travel & Savings Guide, the most recognized source of campground listings in North America. Published in December, the 1,864-page guide lists details about more than... Read more »

Jack Frost Nipping at Your Nose?


by Kathy Cabrera
October 31, 2014

  If you and your RV are left out in the cold, pack up your home on wheels and head to a place where summer is still in full swing   You may be weathering the chill that’s frosting your area this month and hunkering down to enjoy the holiday month of December. While some RVers stick it... Read more »

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