Keep Bugs Out of Your RV!

Tom Kaiser, Managing Editor
June 7, 2012

Nobody likes being bugged by insects, especially on vacation, but the nature of RVs and outdoor camping means that your vehicle attracts bugs from the first hatch of spring to the first frost of fall. A few simple tricks and handy products can turn your vehicle into a relatively bug-free zone and prevent Whether... Read more »

Lighter-Weight Fifth-Wheels

CrossRoads RV Cruiser CF 335SS

June 2, 2011

Now that you’ve decided to buy a trailer, the real fun begins: Do you opt for a travel trailer or a fifth-wheel? In the past, your tow vehicle often made quick work of that dilemma — larger, full-size truck owners could choose between the two trailer types, while owners of lesser-rated trucks were... Read more »

Desert Paradise

May 1, 2011

The desert is a place people either love or hate. While few can deny the beauty of a lush forest, rolling plains or a mountain peak, the opinions of the western desert tend to be more polarized. Some view it as a desolate wasteland — windblown, barren, unforgiving. Others see it as a place of solitude,... Read more »

EverGreen Element Travel Trailers

January 3, 2011

Lightweight, extremely durable and environmentally friendly — what more could anyone want from a travel trailer? Evergreen Recreational Vehicles has a new line of 24-foot Element trailers that goes above and beyond in terms of sustainability and quality construction, with a sleek, European-style aesthetic... Read more »

A Perfect Match

December 1, 2010

From the outset, matching a truck and trailer would seem an easy task; find a trailer that has the features you want and is well within the truck’s maximum tow rating, and you’re off. But experienced RVers know there’s much more to it than that. Factors like weight distribution, wheelbase and suspension... Read more »

Komfort Resort 239FB

June 18, 2010

For the 2010 model year, Komfort set out looking for a change of pace — a line of travel trailers with more interior space than their lengths would suggest, and a bold exterior design with different colors than the traditional off-white. The outcome is eight models in the new Resort line, ranging in... Read more »

Keystone Raptor 21FB

February 1, 2010

The first thing you’ll notice on the new Keystone Raptor 21FB is its distinctive V-nose. The enclosed A-frame means the LP-gas cylinders are hidden from sight, allowing you to take in the real beauty of the toy-hauling travel trailer. The next thing you’ll notice is its size: for a smaller (24-foot-5-inch)... Read more »

The Dyna Aire DA 361

February 1, 2009

It’s always big news when a manufacturer unveils a new product. It’s even more groundbreaking when a longtime motorhome manufacturer decides to throw its hat into the towable arena. With the introduction of the Dyna Aire fifth-wheel, Dynamax has done just that. The manufacturer generally... Read more »

Lance’s New Travel Trailer: An Exclusive Look at the 1880

January 1, 2009

When I received the call from my publisher telling me to prepare for an incoming Lance  trailer, I thought there was a mistake. A Lance camper, certainly, but a trailer? For more than 40 years, Lancaster, California-based Lance has manufactured its popular line of slide-in campers. Innovative styling,... Read more »

2008 North Country and 4Runner

December 1, 2008

It really is an exciting time in terms of travel-trailer floorplans. The economy is such that manufacturers are reexamining the way they design new models, recognizing that (relatively) smaller tow vehicles that get better gas mileage are en vogue, therefore bringing the overall weight of trailers to... Read more »

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