Leading Lights

by John L. Stein
November 29, 2016

  As travel trailers evolve to match a wide range of tow vehicles, RV makers are rolling out slimmed-down and trimmed-up models — from feathery fold-downs and lithe hybrids to longer but still lean floorplans   When the new millennium roared in, bigger was most definitely better. The full-size... Read more »

Big and Custom

By Bob Livingston
September 29, 2016

Space Craft specializes in building fifth-wheels for full-time living for customers who want it their way, without compromise Fifth-wheel trailers offer the utmost in livability, and those who embrace the full-time RV lifestyle look for floorplans that offer exceptional space and comfort. RVers who... Read more »

Light-Heavyweight Champ

September 28, 2016

  A new aluminum-alloy body, class-leading capacities and exclusive features put the Ford Super Duty back on top. Can anyone beat it? The end, it seemed, was near. It was going on 18 years since Ford’s Super Duty had undergone a complete revision, and its age was starting to show. For the 2016... Read more »

Top of the Mountain

by Chris Hemer
September 1, 2016

      The 2017 New Horizons Summit successfully integrates traditional design with some very unexpected features Innovation — the truly game-changing stuff — comes once in a blue moon in the RV industry. Most of what we’ve seen in the past decade amounts to product evolution, added... Read more »

America’s Newest National Parks

by Dave G. Houser
August 31, 2016

  Tag along as we celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service and its commitment to safeguarding America’s treasures On August 25 in 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the National Park Service Organic Act with a mission to administer, preserve and protect the country’s then-fledgling... Read more »

One-of-a-Kind Fiver

by Chris Dougherty
July 28, 2016

    With its unique floorplan and five slideouts, Keystone’s front-kitchen Montana 3820FK makes a big impression Montana has a number of different meanings. In Spanish, montaña means mountains. In the United States, it’s the name of our 41st state and is known as Big Sky Country. But... Read more »

Stop It!

by Bill and Jenn Gehr
July 28, 2016

  On fifth-wheels and travel trailers, upgrading from electric to Kodiak disc brakes shortens stopping distances dramatically   It’s no secret that trailers and fifth-wheels are getting bigger. And with that extra length comes a full list of standards and options. Add larger slideouts,... Read more »

The National Park Highway

Hikers on the spectacular trail to Grinnell Glacier in Glacier National Park.

by Lisa Ballard
July 25, 2016

  A leisurely exploration along U.S. Route 89 throug h Wyoming and Montana With the National Park Service celebrating its centennial this year, what better time to travel U.S. Route 89, also known as the National Park Highway. The Wyoming and Montana stretch of Route 89 connects three of the country’s... Read more »

New Hampshire’s Little Engine That Could

by Emily and Mark Fagan
July 24, 2016

  Completed in 1869, the Mount Washington Cog Railway was the first of its kind. Riding the rails to the top of New England’s highest peak in this engineering marvel is a trip back in time The bright-red coach of the Mount Washington Cog Railway train glinted in the early morning sun as it chugged... Read more »

One-Ton Towing Machines

by Emily Fagan
July 1, 2016

  Shopping for a new diesel truck to tow a heavy trailer? Before investing in your next set of wheels, consider all the angles Choosing the right vehicle to tow a trailer is vital for both safety and comfort on the road, especially if the trailer is a heavy fifth-wheel. When my husband, Mark,... Read more »

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