Blogs are extremely popular these days. A blog (short for web log) is a type of online diary or journal. It is often used to track current events. A blog can contain pictures and articles and links just like websites. The events are presented in chronological order with the latest being displayed first. Blogs are often used by RVers to track places and events that they visit. This is the perfect tool for anyone who wants to keep track of the history of their travels. A blog can be used to …

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If you have a fifth wheel trailer and want a way to secure it while you are away, then check this out. Purchase a chain with links just large enough to get a pad lock into them. Make sure it is long enough to wrap around the hitch pin a couple of times. Make sure you get one made of a material that is rust resistant. Now after wrapping the hitch pin with your chain, just secure it with a pad lock. But then again there is another solution. They …

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The best time to book a campsite is in the off season when most people are not thinking of camping yet. Getting a head start on the season when choosing your campsite will allow you a greater selection. More and more campsites are getting booked earlier and earlier. This makes getting your perfect site even more difficult. A lot of campgrounds will allow you to book up to a year in advance. Some will allow you to schedule even longer. Sites that don’t take reservations are on a first come …

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Maintaining your RV’s “Black Water Tank” is one of the most daunting tasks for either the new or the most experienced RV’er. The black tank or “potty” water tank can be both difficult to empty and hard to determine when it has been emptied. Let’s begin with tank usage. There are two styles of camping, full hookups and all others including: primitive, semi-modern, or even boon docking. With full hookups your campsite will provide you with a sewer connection. With the others you will need to take the RV to …

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Not that we didn’t simply adore our original RV mattress, it was simply terrific. WHO AM I KIDDING! Like most all manufacturer supplied RV mattresses, the thing was bouncy, flat and truly uncomfortable to say the least. You could actually feel each and every spring in the thing pushing its way up into your body all night long. Well, today it is no more. We replaced it with a REAL mattress. We got a Serta Queen size mattress to replace the original mattress that came with the trailer. Whoa, what …

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