Pierson Family

30 Must-Have Accessories for New RVers

First-time RV owners Lorisa and Ron Pierson share their shopping list of essential suppliesTrailer Life is fortunate to have an editorial team with decades...
The variety of models and floorplans at large RV shows can be overwhelming to first-time buyers.

RV Shows Are Great Places to Find the Perfect RV

Here’s what you need to know before you go to an RV show, including tips for RV shopping and advice for the first-timersEvery autumn...
Five years ago, Stephanie and Jeremy Puglisi shopped around for the perfect lightweight bunkhouse for their family of four. Since then, they’ve welcomed their third son and an Australian cattle dog. The selection of bunkhouse floorplans has grown as well, with more choices than ever.

The Buzz on Bunkhouses

As the market for family-friendly RVs heats up, here are a dozen bunk-room floorplans — from easy-towing ultralights to a triple-slide trailerIt took us...
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RV Basics: Proper Care of RV Appliances Lowers the Risk of Failures

Whether it's heating or cooling or cooking or refrigeration, your RV systems need proper care to keep them happy and healthy The appliances in our...

The ABCs of RVing Systems

RV systems are what make this lifestyle so rewarding. Learning to use them efficiently is the key  Contrary to popular anthropologic thought, Neanderthal Man just...
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Taming Your Dump Snake: Valterra Adjustable EZ Hose Carrier

RV sewer-hose storage that’s easy on the hose…and you Camping is fun, but one thing RVers agree on is that dumping the black- and gray-water...
PepperBall-LifeLite pepper spray launcher system

Nonlethal Self-Defense

PepperBall brings law-enforcement experience to RVers with its LifeLite launcher, designed to neutralize criminal aggressionPersonal protection is a subject that is constantly debated among...
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Solar-Power Survival in Yosemite

Off-the-grid lessons learned from one family’s DIY solar installLast fall, our family embarked on a journey across the United States in our 30-foot Winnebago...