A fall blizzard in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains makes a beautiful backdrop while camping in an RV.

Snow-Country RVing Tips

Traveling with your RV on a ski, snowboard, snowshoe or even a snowmobile trip is like other types of winter RV camping.Here are...
Step-by-Step Hitching Guide

How to Hitch Travel Trailers and Fifth-Wheels

Trailer Life’s step-by-step guide to hitching an RV trailer or fifth-wheel to a tow vehicle16 Steps for Hitching Travel TrailersChock the trailer tires. Insert...
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Hook Me Up: Trailer Hitch Roundup

Whether you’re shopping for a travel trailer or fifth-wheel, there are a number of ways to get hitchedThere’s more than one way to...
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Towing 2019

The latest crop of trucks and SUVS will be offered with more features and higher capacities for pulling trailers and fifth-wheelsIt is often said...
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RV Tow-Vehicle Pulling Power

Thirty-five aftermarket upgrades to unleash your tow vehicle’s full potentialNo matter what tow vehicle you drive, one common denominator many of us share is...
Euro-style windows open wide to let the breeze flow through. A manual awning, outdoor speakers and TV mount provide al fresco entertaining options.

Review: Little Guy Max and Ram 1500

The newest Ram pickup meets the retro-modern Little Guy Max travel trailer for a trek among the tall pines in OregonThe experts say that...
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Aftermarket Candy Store: Practical Accessories for Pickup Trucks

Personalizing a tow vehicle with a bed cover, running boards, bicycle rack and dash protector is practical and funAccessorizing a truck is a common...
Ready, set, RV! 1) Here’s something you don’t see every day: RVs on a drag strip.

5-Star Tuning: Plug-In (Horse) Power

5-Star Tuning’s power enhancement for gas engines lights up the towing experienceTraveling to places like the Sierra, Olympic, Cascade, Rocky, Appalachian, Adirondack, Berkshire, and...
Gas Pains The extra $9,000 (approximately) you would spend on a diesel- engine option will buy 3,176 gallons of gasoline at $2.83 per gallon, the average price at time of press. Assuming both vehicles get 20 mpg running solo, the break-even point on the investment would be 63,520 miles. However, the manufacturers we spoke with claim a heavy-duty diesel can return up to twice the fuel economy when pulling a heavy load (which coincides with our own experiences), putting the break-even point at around 32,000 miles from a standpoint of fuel savings only.

Diesel Versus Gas

We ask experts and crunch numbers to see if a diesel is right for youThroughout automotive history, few engines have been as polarizing as...
The Hitchport system secures WD hitch equipment neatly off the ground and out of the way.

Un-Grounded: Hitchport Weight-Distributing Hitch Storage

Hitch component storage is simple, secure and out of the way with the easy-to-install Hitchport systemA minor annoyance of owning a travel trailer is...
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Products

John Carrillo with an Aqua-Hot 250P cutaway and components.

Aqua-Hot 250P: RV Heating and Hot Water

Travel trailer and fifth-wheel owners can tap into continuous hot water and quiet, even heating with the new Aqua-Hot 250PThe smiles you see on...
Tire failure on a trailer isn’t always easy to see, and the damage that results from a blowout can far exceed that of just replacing a tire and wheel. A trailer TPMS can help prevent such problems.

Watch Your Back: RV Tire-Pressure Monitors

Investing in a TPMS for trailers and fifth-wheels can reduce adverse wear and blowouts, and boost safety and fuel economyIt’s easy to know when...
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Staff Pick: Pedego Electric Bikes

Staff Pick: I tried out a bright-green Latch bike at the Santa Barbara, California, Pedego store, and it zipped easily to the top of...