USA '2018 Road Atlas' Large Scale
United States "2018 Road Atlas - Large Scale” (Rand McNally, 264 pages, spiral-bound, $19.95). Published: April 17, 2017 Although most RVers have a GPS device, every traveler needs a good map book within reach when their GPS doesn't work properly--or gets you into
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'Six Safety Tips for (RV) Parking at Casinos' by popular RV author Jane Kenny
With snowbirds returning home and the camping season just around the corner, more and more RVers will be on the road, many looking to travel long distances in a short amount of time ... these folks often look for a place to 'blacktop boondock' for a few hours or overnig
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Canadian chefs 'Chuck and Danny's (RV) Road Trip' airing on Food Network Canada, Friday 9 p.m. ET/PT
Canadian "celebrity chefs and good friends Chuck Hughes and Danny Smiles are on a cross-country culinary RV adventure," according to a blurb on Food Network Canada. This epic Canadian culinary odyssey airs on Friday evenings at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Food Network Canada. (c
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Tips for preparing your RV for spring travel
Spring is just about here ... that means it's almost time to take your recreation vehicle (RV) out of hibernation for the upcoming travel and camping season. RV expert Gary Bunzer offers several “spring shakedown” tips to ensure that your home on wheels is ready
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'Beachin' RVs' vintage trailer restoration series premiers on Travel Channel
Beachin’ RVs – the newest vintage trailer restoration series on the Travel Channel, features Justin and Anna Scribner from Flyte Camp Vintage Trailer Restoration of Bend, Ore. If you liked the Scribners' 'Flippin’ RVs' on GAC (Great American Country), you’re
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'Downsizing Family Home: What to Save, to Let Go'
Found interesting information about 'Downsizing The Family Home: What to Save, What to Let Go," on's newsletter: "Whether you’re downsizing to go full-time or for other reasons, this best-selling AARP book will guide you through the process, from openi
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'50 States, 5,000 Ideas' ... worth a look
Spotted recently in the RV Travel weekly newsletter was a small item on a book full of places to go and things to see that would appeal to most active RVers: '50 States, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do'. "This richly illustrated book fro
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RV film quiz
Test your knowledge of RV film lore .... try your memory on this quiz based on one originally created by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association. When it came time for the recently widowed Jack Nicholson to hit the road in “About Schmidt” (2002), he does it i
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'The Wright Guides' to public campgrounds
My absolute favorite 'go to' resource book when we are traveling is The (Don) Wright to "Free and Low-Cost Campgrounds: Includes Campgrounds $12 and Under in the United States". It has a permanent place between Jimmy and me in the front seat of the truck. My dog-eare
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RVWheelLife, Jimmy Smith mentioned in Tampa Bay Times about gardening on the road
Penny Carnathan, garden columnist for the Tampa Bay Times contacted us a couple of weeks back regarding an article she was working on about "edibles gardening on the go - in RVs." She wrote in an e-mail that she had tracked us down through a photo shared on Pinteres
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