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

My unique Cruzbike and a travelers solution with a Rockymounts bike rack

Bicycling and RV’ing Its been nearly 20 years now – 20 years since my lower back gave me enough grief to require a switch from an “upright” (traditional) bicycle to a recumbent. My first recumbent bicycle was actually purchased on a week long cross state ride in Wisconsin in the summer of 1997. The ride … Read more

Starvation State Park – great name for a park, eh?

Starvation State Park, Utah Whats in a name? According to Wikipedia, There are various narratives explaining the name “Starvation”. One account describes a group of fur trappers stranded in harsh winter conditions who survived by stealing a local Native American cache of food, which resulted in their starvation. Another account tells the opposite story, with … Read more

Exploring the Flaming Gorge – and Lucerne Campground

The Flaming Gorge The Adventure Continues! After leaving the familiar turf of Saratoga, Wyoming (I can’t believe I’ve visited Saratoga so often that it now seems like a “home away from home” – whatever THAT is when you full time in a RV!), I traveled west to Rock Springs – mostly to find a decent … 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

On The Road Again – Saratoga, Wyoming, why not?!

Saratoga – hot springs, kayaking, fishing and more… Just got out of the hot springs here in downtown Saratoga Wyoming. Completely relaxing, and you can always count on meeting an interesting person or two while there. You know, it’s nice when your toughest decision upon waking is whether to go to the hot springs first … Read more

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

 Ready 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

Beachfront in Brookings – Sun and Warmth on the Oregon Coast

Condensing a 6+ Hour Journey From Portland to Brookings into 15 minutes Enjoy (and GREAT music as well!) The Oregon Coast Beachfront RV Park in Brookings Yep, it happened! After 5 months in McCall Idaho with the warmest temperature being 50F, I reached the Oregon coast (the “shore”?!) to experience sunshine and near 70F in … Read more

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