National Parks offer free admission Jan. 14-16

Start your new year with a free visit to your favorite national park. All 397 national parks across the country will offer free admission...
Westcraft Sequoia 1948

1948 Westcraft Sequoia: the Redux

The Westcraft Manufacturing Company of Los Angeles and later Burbank, California, manufactured two different lines of trailers: Westwood and Westcraft. The earlier Westwood brand...

Keeping the Tradition Alive

Tipping a hat to Somerset, Pennsylvania — where for more than 40 years Coleman Camping Trailers were manufactured — Columbia Northwest has created a...

RV Action Line: Plug Problem

Encountering difficulties in getting reimbursed for a manufacturing mistake, a reader turned to RV Action Line for help: In January 2011, my wife and I...

We want to hear from you!

One of the main goals of the new Trailer Life website is to encourage you, our readers, to interact with others. After each article,...

Welcome to the new Trailer Life website!

Welcome to the new Trailer Life website! With the progression of online technology and the ever-growing popularity of social media outlets, we thought it...

Submit Your Feedback Here!

After looking around the beta site, please take a moment to fill out this simple survey. Tell us what works and what doesn't, which...

Going Global

Describing China as an “untapped market” for the RV industry, Riverside, California-based MVP is planning to build and export 30,000 vehicles to China as...

MSRPs on Websites

When searching for an RV, one of the most sought-after bits of information, naturally, is the price. Once you have a pretty good idea...

KOA Acquires Far West Resorts in California

Recently, Ventura County officials in California approved the sale of the lease on a privately run Santa Paula campground, Far West Resorts, to Kampgrounds...
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Handy Hitch Tote

It’s hard to find a good location to store a cumbersome weight-distribution ball mount and spring bars where they are easy to access yet...

Steered Straight

Full-size Chevy and GMC pickups, vans and SUVs from 2001 to 2010 may suffer from lazy steering, inducing premature component and tire wear as...

See the Light

Having extra illumination in and around the RV is always handy, particularly in the dark recesses of closets, cabinets and exterior storage compartments. Light...