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12 Value-Priced Fifth-Wheel Trailers

Priced between $19,000 and $47,000, a dozen 2018 floorplans bring fifth-wheel ownership within reach Fifth-wheel trailers are easy to tow and make great rigs for...
Northwood exterior

Trailer Life Test: 2018 Northwood Fox Mountain

From the high country to the desert, the Fox Mountain 235RLS fifth-wheel is at home in primitive campgrounds and RV resorts When Trailer Life’s test...
Flock of birds flying over mountains on sunny day

Call of the Wild Animals: Traveling to Great Congregations

Watching animal life in the wild is always amazing, but recently I realized that seeing large numbers of animals, great congregations of them, is...
Sedona Hike

Arizona’s Red Rock Country

  Expect to be enchanted by the chic galleries, stone monoliths and spiritual energy of Sedona, the towering cliff dwellings of Montezuma Castle and the...
Augusta Flex AF-34RS

Augusta Flex AF-34RS Walkthrough

When Augusta RV opened its doors early last year, the shareholders wanted to offer something they felt was lacking in the market: RV construction that mimics...
2017-Ram-PowerWagon

2017 Tow Vehicle Roundup: No Compromises

  That’s the message from manufacturers this year, WITH a wider selection of vehicles to pull your trailer For decades, the defining advantage of a truck...
Sonic trailer with Jeep

Venture to the Summit

  A Sonic travel trailer and Grand Cherokee make for happy camping   As a young lad, I spent many a weekend in my parents’ travel trailer....
Mist Have Apps

The Scenic Route: 6 Must-Have Apps For RVers

When we first set out on our year-long quest to follow The Scenic Route, we loaded every tool we thought we might need—from an...
Regularly clean your battery terminals for reliability, especially after storage.

RV Battery Basics: Get the Best Performance

Batteries are the silent servants of unplugged camping, providing us with light, entertainment and other important functions. Yet many pay no attention to them...
An array of solar panels

Porta-Power: Installing a Xantrex Solar System

Advancements in solar and lithium-battery systems spearhead off-the-grid living Renewable energy technology remains a moving target, and as this highly competitive industry continues to innovate,...

Products

Universal Keyhole hands-free camera harness from Backcountry Solutions

Staff Pick: Universal Keyhole Camera Harness

There’s an axiom regarding cameras: the best camera is the one you have with you. A camera in your backpack requires stopping, removing the...
A family interacts outside their travel trailer

Royal Flush: Guide to RV Holding-Tank Treatments

Water and the proper chemicals for holding tanks will keep things in check below deck No matter how much fun you’re having in your RV,...
Dometic CFX powered cooler and PLB40 lithium-iron phosphate battery.

Dometic Portable Powered Cooler and Lithium Battery

Dometic’s PLB40 lithium-iron battery pairs up with the company’s CFX3 powered cooler for off-grid outings When traveling, I like to keep snacks at the ready....