he EZ ZipBlocker makes a nice looking addition to a patio awning and provides more shade when the sun is lower in the sky, dropping the temperature significantly. The view through the woven material is still pretty good.

Hands On: Speedy Sun Blocker — Carefree of Colorado EZ ZipBlocker

 Extending the shade is simple with Carefree of Colorado’s zippered awning accessoryHow many times have you been parked on that picture-perfect site, and no...
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Dirty Little Secrets: RV Sanitation

 The right RV sanitation techniques and materials can make these humbling chores cleaner and easierRVing gives us the freedom to see the world from...
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A Touch of Gold: KZ-RV Durango Gold

K-Z RV’s Durango Gold targets full-timers wanting to spread out, store lots of supplies and benefit from a slideout-positioned entry door In modern society, it...
Hikers enjoy a peaceful walk at the namesake span in 2,000-plus-acre Rock Bridge Memorial Park, 5 miles south of Columbia.

Columbia’s Foundation: “The Athens of Missouri”

 Covering a lot of ground in Missouri’s well-rounded college town where the university prevails over a city rich in historyColumbia, sometimes called “the Athens...
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Simply Gorge-ous: Columbia River Gorge

 Few places in the world are as spectacular, or as perfect for  an RV trip, as the Pacific Northwest’s Columbia River GorgeFourteen million years...
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Flaps Down: Luverne Textured Rubber Tow Guard

 Rocks, sand and mud kicked up by the rear tires can do a number on whatever’s being towed behind your truck. While factory mud...
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Put a Lid on It: MaxxAir UniMaxx Universal Vent Lid

Damage from overhanging tree limbs and exposure to the elements can cause leaks in aging RV vent lids that result in costly repairs if...
Over the Rainbow: In glorious Wizard of Oz Technicolor, Rainbow Falls tumbles past mossy outcrops into an emerald-green pool. The waterfall is one of 19 along the 11⁄2-mile Gorge Trail, centerpiece of Watkins Glen State Park. To beat the crowds, arrive early.

Take the Plunge: New York’s Watkins Glen State Park

Waterfall magic at New York’s Watkins Glen State ParkWe love sunny days in our travels, but on our RV trip to Watkins Glen State...
he Mallard M26’s L-shaped kitchen is open and has plenty of counter space for preparing family repasts. The double bunk and corner bath are at the rear of the travel trailer, next to a closet/pantry above an optional built-in vacuum system.

At Home in the Heartland: Mallard M26 Travel Trailer

 The venerable Mallard travel trailer offers family-friendly features at an affordable priceSee Related Story: Heartland Fuel 335 Fifth-Wheel Toy HaulerThe Mallard is a...
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RV Q&A: High-Wind Trailer Tipping

 Q:There is a lot of information out there about wind speed and the effects while towing a travel trailer or fifth-wheel, but I could...
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Through the Camera’s Eye, Sponsored by Tamron

Our seven-part video series on travel photography features the Tamron 18-400 all-in-one zoom lens.We’re on a photo safari with the Tamron 18-400 all-in-one zoom lens....
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Power Broker: Power Watchdog EPO Surge Protector

Hughes Autoformers’ smart surge protector circumvents electrical problems at the RV park and adds an emergency power-off feature In a world where we often find...
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The Heat Is On: Firepits and Patio Heaters

Whether you’re looking for instant warmth from an LP-gas source or prefer building a wood campfire, portable heaters and firepits can keep you toasty...