Don Wright's new 'Free Campgrounds' 15th edition
(Update: there is now a 15th edition.) I love this book and have been waiting for it to be updated. My dog-eared copy of the 13th edition (2007) was falling apart. It was always within arm's reach in the truck cab for quick and frequent reference. I can't tell y
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Off on short RV camping trip to tiny, no frills campground in Colville National Forest
Finally, the stars are in alignment with good weather and days off coming at the same time. We are heading out in our S & S camper on our first two-day camping trip this summer. It is our shake-down trip in our new little rig. We heard from RV friends abo
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Safety tips for women traveling solo
Longtime solo RVer and avid outdoors woman Karen Ho Fatt writes about safety considerations for women RVing alone in an article for the RV Home Yet blog. "Years of RVing," says Karen, "have helped me to understand the three basic areas of safety that I can prepare
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Making an RV show work for you
Recreation vehicle shows are the perfect venue for a number of dealers and manufacturers to preview their newest motorhome, travel trailer or 5th wheel and for potential buyers to see all the latest bells and whistles. If you go, be sure to "kick the tires and sit o
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Jimmy Smith muses on his RV Wheel Life
On occasion, not often enough, RVer Jimmy Smith writes his musings and ponderings on RV Wheel Life. Today, among other topics, he reflects on how "time has been slipping away here at our summer encampment and while the road has been calling out to us, we have been t
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Washington State women RVed Southwest, searching for antiques in vintage motor home
Peggy Littlefield and Harley Bratrude ambled through parts of the Southwest in a vintage 1983 Vogue motor home (left) collecting unique items for their antique business in Cashmere, Wash. These longtime friends aren’t exactly Thelma and Louise, however they were ar
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Touching bases with longtime friends and fellow full-time RVers Thom and Dar Hoch
Thom and Dar Hoch rolled into our part of the planet (currently Spokane, Wash.) late yesterday afternoon in their "bus house" on their trek east toward Wisconsin. Our paths have been crossing in various locations around the country since we first met in the autumn of
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RV Wheel Life is inching its way back
RV Wheel Life was 'dark' for almost four weeks due to some technical glitches. 2by2host.com is helping me with a new design and is my new server. We're gradually restoring old items and posting new ones. Thank you for your understanding as we move through this
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Our ‘just right’ camper found, within budget
Thanks to Jimmy’s persistence about scanning the internet and our commitment to travel half-way across the state to look at potential rigs–we found our ‘perfect camper.’ It is a 1992 8.5-foot S & S camper owned since it rolled off the assembly line by Ric
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Solo RVer Nancy Bridges keeps on rolling
Nancy Bridges has an infectious laugh and an incredible ‘never give up’ outlook on her life-on-the-road. I first met this Georgia lady on the day her 2006 40-foot Alfa See Ya Gold motor home almost tipped over. It seems a  friend (who had only recently retu
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