Know before you tow! If you’re towing an RV, boat or cargo trailer, you should know your tow weight before putting it in drive. But, who wants to hit the CAT weigh scales every time you haul? Well, now there’s an electronic device that connects through your smartphone’s Bluetooth that tells you everything about your tow weight? The BetterWeigh™ Mobile Towing Scale sends live weight readouts of the vehicle, trailer, payload, tongue weight, pin weight, weight distribution and trailer brake gain.
As most who travel in RVs, digital devices have become our information hubs. There is a huge plethora of RV trip planning apps and/or websites that are an incredible resource for finding campgrounds, overnight parking, dump stations, dining and fuel. Here’s some of our recommendations for RVers, campers or roadtrippers alike!
You just bought a new camper or new-to-you RV. However, before you turn the key to your motorhome or hitch your camper or fifth wheel, you’ll need a basic RV accessories starter kit. By having the right RV accessories, you’ll not only have less stress but you’ll look like you know what you’re doing.
Once we took ownership of small motorhome, we knew we were going to need to do some suspension upgrades and modifications on our our 2019 Winnebago View Motorhome to make our ride more pleasant and stable. So, what did we do to improve our ride?
Downsizing from our former fifth wheel to our small motorhome, we found our outdoor camping gear was too big for our storage compartments. So, we’ll show you how found RV camping supplies that are more conducive to our smaller fun-size RV lifestyle.
The most important feature on your RV are the tires. Oftentimes, those tires on a motorhome, fifth wheel or trailer tires are ignored or forgotten which could lead to the path of destruction or worse. So, we’ve put together our valuable RV tire safety and maintenance tips and accessories guide to help minimize or even eliminate potential of tire blowouts or accidents.
From the RV batteries and battery monitor to solar panels and solar charge controller, our small Winnebago View Class C motorhome is now equipped for longer-term boondocking and off-the-grid camping! We no longer need to rely on or be plugged into electric pedestals to produce electricity. Check out our tiny motorhome’s maintenance-free solar and energy storage upgrades.
When we downsized from our 42′ fifth wheel to our tiny 25′ Class C motorhome, we also had downsize our kitchen and bathroom accessories. Even though there was absolutely nothing wrong with what we had, our kitchen tools and bathroom goods didn’t fit in our tiny cabinets, storage compartments or living spaces. So, what’s a girl to do?
RVing is fun and adventurous! Getting to experience the thrill of driving down the road is exhilarating. But what if you have a breakdown or an accident? Do you have the right safety gear and accessories for a roadside emergency? Check out our comprehensive guide of RV safety gear and accessories that will keep you safer on the road.
As we completed our 5th year as full-time RVers or as they say in the RV community ‘nomadiversary’, I felt compelled to write about how our lives have changed. Here’s our candid view of RV Life: what we’ve learned as full-time travelers and some tips on how we deal with issues and circumstances that surround our RV lifestyle.