'Small towable RVs' part 3 -- Watch your weight
This is the third of four postings on the trend toward  ‘Small Towable RVs'. As a reminder, for safety, all recreation vehicle owners need to know three figures: their tow vehicle's maximum hauling/load capacity; their RV's dry weight and gross vehicle weight rati
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'Small towable RVs' part 2 -- Easy to handle
This is the second of four postings on the trend toward  ‘Small Towable RVs. 'Easy' is a term used over and over by many small towable recreation vehicle owners. As a refresher, for this series of posts, we are defining 'small trailers' as being between 16 and
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'Small towable RVs' part 1 -- Economical to pull
This is the first of four postings on the trend toward small towable RVs. Summer is in full swing with millions of Americans loading their recreation vehicles for weekend family outings. A growing number of these families are pulling smaller, lighter and more aerodyn
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'Silver Sistas' restoring vintage Airstream
Sisters Kaitlin Draper, 25, and Erin Kilday, 32, are spending every spare moment this summer restoring their vintage 1969 27-foot Airstream Overlander travel trailer. The Manassas, Va., siblings bought the slightly fading beauty for $3,000 off Craigslist in April hop
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RVers Becky and Paul Bates stop by for a spell
Paul and Becky Bates, formerly of Hawaii and now of "the road," recently backed in their 2005 29-foot Forest River Wildcat along side the barn to sit a spell and visit. The Bates have been living full-time in their 5th wheel trailer for going on eight years. This
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'The Russians are RVing'
Found an interesting read in The Moscow (Russia) Times about the growing recreation vehicle (RV) industry in Russia. It seems that three years ago Russian Yury Yelashkin became "smitten with vacationing on the road" in Europe and the USA. He "decided to bring his new
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Check out this classic '68 Silver Streak truck camper
Writer Richard Truesdell posted a fascinating article on PickupTrucks.com about a classic 1968 Silver Streak truck camper mounted on a 1969 Chevy Longhorn that is "equipped with a big-block 396-cubic-inch V-8, power steering and factory air conditioning." This truck-
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Free RV Travel e-zine offers RV news, insights
RVTravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury writes a reflective piece about his recent exhausting, yet exhilarating, trip to Turkey. "The other day as my jet lagged body yearned to fall asleep yet again in mid day, a thought popped into my head: "There is no jet lag with RV t
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Navigational apps for RVing
RVer and techie writer Mike Wendland recently posted an item on his Roadtreking.com blog about two "handy and powerful" apps--iExit and Copilot Live--that provide useful information for RVers. Read the full post by clicking on: "Handy apps for the Open Road" Image
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Spokane's Manito Park peaceful, cool RV Short Stop
For more than a century, Spokane's Manito Park has been a year-round peaceful destination for more than 150,000 annual visitors. The 90-acre public park features five gardens (including a Japanese Garden pictured above), arboretum, duck pond, manicured lawns, playgrou
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