Winterizing your RV, part 4 — ‘Check for leaks; clean inside of aerosols, food'
This is the final post of a four-part series on 'Winterizing your RV.' Another major concern of storing an RV for months is the rig’s exterior, its roof and sidewalls. After thoroughly cleaning the rig, inspect all sealants for signs of damage or cracking where wat
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Winterizing your RV, part 3 — ‘Check batteries, remove or plug into shore power'
This is the third of a four-part series on 'Winterizing your RV.' “You’ll be amazed at how simple it really is to take care of your own rig,” said Mark J. Polk, host of “Winterizing and Storing your RV” (DVD $24.95, and e-download $19.95) available through
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Winterizing your RV, part 2 — ‘Protect water systems from freezing temperatures'
This is the second of a four-part series on 'Winterizing your RV.' The number one concern during cold weather is the damage that freezing temperatures can inflict on an RV’s water system including its supply lines, holding tanks and hot water heater, said John Mela
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Winterizing your RV, part 1 — ‘Now ... or before first hard freeze'
Some parts of the country are ready experienced very cold temperatures and autumn snow. It is definitely time for RV owners to start thinking about winterizing their recreation vehicles. If you are a new to the RVing lifestyle, this four-part series will help you pro
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2017 'Milepost' - Alaska Travel Planner's 69th edition
It's just about time for the first wave of RVers to head North to Alaska.  If you are just in the planning stages of this lifetime adventure RV road trip, you'll want to pick up a copy of "The 2017 Milepost," the 'Bible of North Country Travel.' This more than 700-p
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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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2016 'The RVer's Friend: North American Diesel/Parking Directory'
Another Interstate guide recommended by RVTravel.com is "The 2016 RVer’s Friend: North America Diesel/Parking Directory” (list price, $15.95).  It lists current information for RVers, this one on travel centers. This perennial best seller lists 6,700 'RV accessi
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Good Sam 2016 North America RV Travel Guide & Savings Guide aka Campground Directory
The"Good Sam 2016 North America RV Travel & Savings Guide. (Good Sam's RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory) (Good Sam, 1994 pages, list price: $29.95). This edition profiles nearly 12,500 private and public campgrounds across the United States and Canada.
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RV Daily Tips - bad smells after storage? mice in rig?
RVTravel.com publishes RV Daily Tips, (Monday-Friday) featuring a handful of lifestyle and technical hints geared to making life on the road more enjoyable. One item was about how to rid your RV of musty or bad smells after storage. They suggested, among other thing
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Three favorite print directories for RV camping on national public lands
As we were wrapping up our recent 'Winter Texans' visit to the Lone Star State, it was time to start lining up possible places to camp along the nearly 3,000-mile journey between Rockport, Tex. and our homebase in the Pacific Northwest. We favor national public land
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