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Travel Trailer vs. Motor Home

Travel Trailer vs. Motor Home

October 8, 2014 by · 8 Comments 

So, you have finally decided that the RV camping lifestyle is right for you and your family.  Now you must decide which vehicle will best fill your needs.  There are travel trailers, fifth wheel trailers, and of course, self-powered motor homes.   Determining the best fit for your family will require you to consider your budget, how […]

Travel Trailers vs. Fifth Wheels

Travel Trailers vs. Fifth Wheels

July 6, 2014 by · 4 Comments 

Okay, you have decided your first or next RV will be a trailer.  Now that this decision has been made, there are many more features and options, like 5th wheel or conventional hitch type pull trailer, size and weight, make and model, and of course, the floor plan preferences. Before purchasing, you should know the […]

Tow Ratings Standardization: Now You Will Never Know

Tow Ratings Standardization: Now You Will Never Know

April 28, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Automakers often brag about the towing abilities of their pickups, encouraging shoppers to believe that their vehicles could safely pull almost anything. The towing claims are effective, moving heavy metal in the single most profitable product segment in the auto industry. They are also dubious. In an August 2011 post, I wrote: Have you ever […]

Top 10 Things Every RVer Should Know about Full-Timing

Top 10 Things Every RVer Should Know about Full-Timing

February 6, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The large and well-equipped recreational vehicles now available to consumers can be quite luxurious. You may have been tempted by the idea of living like a nomad and taking to the road full-time. Traveling in an RV can save you money that would otherwise be spent on mortgages, home repairs, home owner’s association fees, and yard […]

Holiday Rambler Marks 60th Anniversary

Holiday Rambler Marks 60th Anniversary

December 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Lisle, Illinois-based Navistar RV, a subsidiary of Navistar International Corp., marked the 60th anniversary of its Holiday Rambler brand at the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) 50th annual National RV Trade Show, November 27-29 at the Kentucky Expo Center, Louisville, Kentucky. The company will also introduce three model-year 2014 vehicles. The new Presidential will reestablish […]

Bring your home with you this summer…on a budget

Bring your home with you this summer…on a budget

May 23, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

“Get your motor runnin’ Head out on the highway Lookin’ for adventure And whatever comes our way Yeah Darlin’ go make it happen Take the world in a love embrace Fire all of your guns at once And explode into space.” It could be the theme song of every RVer, though it’s not likely what […]