Camping, fishing, rafting popular July 4 holiday in Idaho's Salmon River country
It's turning out to be perfect weather this 4th of July holiday along the Little Salmon, Lower Salmon and Salmon Rivers in Idaho. Recreation vehicles of all shapes, sizes and models are frequent sights on Idaho Hwy. 95 between White Bird and McCall. One sweet Bure
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Vintage Airstream expert Tim Shephard shares enthusiasm for flexible solar panels
Tim Shephard host of Vintage Airstream Podcast sent RVWheelLife an email saying that he recently installed four flexible solar panels on his 1960 Airstream. "A major benefit for Airstream owners is the panels curve to the roof and are virtually invisible," he said.
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FMCA RV Family Reunion returns to central Oregon
The Family Motor Coach Association's Family Reunion and Motorhome Showcase, takes place Aug. 13 to 16, 2014, in Redmond, Ore. The group is making its fifth visit to Redmond, having met in the city in 2001, 2004, 2007, and 2010. I have attended three of those eve
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'RVing at high altitude'
This week's free online newsletter, once again, is full of timely and relevant RV-related information. One item that caught my eye by Russ and Tina De Maris features helpful information on 'RVing at high altitude' -- including: "Water heaters seem
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St. Ignatius Mission is compelling RV Short Stop in northwest Montana
On your way to Glacier National Park this RVing season, plan a short cultural stop in the small town of St. Ignatius, about 50 miles north of Missoula on Hwy 93. This small northwest Montana town features St. Ignatius Mission, built in the early 1890's by Native peo
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Bucket List RV trip: 'Scotland by campervan'
This is the first in an on-going series of personal "Bucket List RV trips." I chose to begin my "Bucket List" with Scotland because the MacDonald side of my family tree emigrated from Scotland to Nova Scotia, Canada, in the last half of the 19th century, and then to
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Three hours of 'Extreme RVs' airs on Travel Channel Sunday
According to the producers of Extreme RVs, the series returns to the Travel Channel on Sunday with three brand new one-hour episodes featuring three amazing recreation vehicles in each show. The second of three episodes highlights the "brains" behind the $2 milli
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Travel Channel's 'Extreme RVs' kicks off its new season on Sunday
According to the producers of Extreme RVs, the series returns to the Travel Channel on Father's Day, June 15 with three brand new one-hour episodes. The first episode, airing at 9 p.m. ET (check local listings), includes a "trip to Virginia to see the making of a (Fe
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RV Short Stop -- Seattle's Underground Tour
Years ago when I was living south of Seattle, my Dad came to visit. Knowing he was not into the great outdoors, but more of a history buff, I knew that the historic Pioneer Square would be our number one destination. And what better way to take in the "rip roari
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Larry and Susan Dach host at Dragoon Creek public campground near Spokane, Wash.
We were looking for a place to camp near Spokane, Wash., and heard that a local favorite, Dragoon Creek Campground, had recently reopened after being closed for most of four years because of funding issues and lack of camp hosts. Operated by the State of  Washingt
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