And the BEST RV Manufacturers are…

Best RV Manufacturers Recently I and 10 other experienced RV bloggers were contacted by the good folks at RVINGPLANET. We were each asked to provide a brief essay detailing which manufacturer makes the BEST RV’s (and why.) Never at a loss for words, I shared my thoughts and yesterday (Oct 5) they were published in … Read more

The REAL cost of a RV loan – an analysis…

Yes, it really DID snow on Casper Mountain on 9/25/17. These photos were taken on the morning of 9/25 as the clouds began to break and we could see the fresh snow at about 7000 – 8000 ft. elevation. (And, yes, it did not last long as it IS still September!!) But, as I write … Read more

Summer 2017 Update on RV’ing – financing changes, purchasing trends, rental options and much more…

Looking for a RV – or to replace one? Well, truth be told, my fifth wheel is for sale, but that is a subject for a different post. My goal in this post is to update you on my summer 2017 experience and on trends I’m seeing in the RV industry over the past several … Read more

Glacier Peak vs. Augusta RV Ambition – a VERY interesting comparison

Glacier Peak vs. Augusta RV AND… I’ve made my decision on what my next 5th wheel will be! I’ve been in the market for a new fifth wheel for about 18 months now. I’ve looked at MANY manufacturers models with a focus on design and engineering over “bells and whistles”. Having lived in a reasonably … Read more

RV Travellin’ Pre-Season and Post-Season

“Season” RV Travellin’ Season across most of our nation is June – July – August. In some regions, school lets out in early June, in others, late June. Whenever that date passes, campgrounds and related attractions (water parks, zoo’s, swimming pools, beaches…) see the most activity. While this can be lots of fun for the … Read more

It’s looking like my next fifth wheel will be a…

This video was created with my dashcam. Learn more about the dashcam I’m using HERE Glacier Peak F30RDS Way back in Sept. 2016 when I first visited the Outdoors RV factory in LaGrande, Oregon and got a “sneak peek” (click to see my original sneak peek post on this trailer) at their new Glacier Peak … Read more

Winter RV Furnace Failure… or not??

RV Furnaces in the Winter RV Furnaces are NOT made to make it through winter. In my experience, I’ve had 2 rv furnace failures during the winter in 5 years. When my furnace would not produce heat yesterday evening, I was both not surprised and believed I knew the likely cause until… Even when my … Read more

A “sneak peek” of a Glacier Peak fifth wheel that I may actually purchase!

UPDATE: The NEW Glacier Peak’s have been spotted! If you’ve already read this article, scroll down for PHOTOS and a quick first impression… Dateline: Late March 2016. I had just left my winter playground in McCall, Idaho where I ski and ski instruct almost every day all winter. I was “enroute” to my summer RV … Read more

How to Buy a RV… What to Expect AFTER you purchase

┬áReady to buy your RV? Issues to consider BEFORE you sign – This is (perhaps) the last post in the “How to buy a RV” series. Enjoy the content and please feel free to chime in on the discussion at the bottom of the post as it develops. Buying the right RV is a big … Read more

RV Loans – The INSIDE Story, what YOU need to know before…

RV Loans – Securing the BEST deal… (Part 5 of a “How to” buy a RV Series”) It’s fun to dream isn’t it? Many folks shop for RV’s, sometimes for years dreaming of the times they’ll have the lifestyle they’ll live. For many, turning that dream into reality requires a loan as RV’s (especially new … Read more

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