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

On the road again – Always an adventure…

Pheasant Run RV Park, Portland, Oregon

It was 14 degrees and there was a thick frost on the windshield. Fortunately, in the “warmth” of yesterday afternoon (about 35F), I had already broken down the sewer and water connections. All that remained was the removal of my 120 gallon propane tank (rented for the winter) and disconnecting power. The cord was still … Read more

WHERE to buy a RV … and WHAT to look for

how to buy a rv

Does it Matter WHERE you buy your new (or used) RV?  and… What you SHOULD look for when evaluating that rig! I learned some interesting facts when I first got into RV consulting in the Spring of 2015. I saw people who lived in Wyoming willing to buy from a dealer in Michigan or Indiana … Read more

Choosing the Right Type of RV – How to buy a RV – Part 3

Choosing the right type of RV – How to buy a RV (Part 3 of a series) ***Help is here! Check out our Concierge RV Camper Buying (and Selling) Service*** You’ve got choices! Towable (fifth wheel, travel trailer, popup) or Motorized (Class A, Class C, Class B) Which is best for you? Consider the options … Read more

How to buy a RV – New vs. Used

How to Buy a RV: New vs. Used Welcome to Part 2 in our How to buy a RV Series. This post explores the merits of buying a NEW vs. a USED RV. If you missed part 1, click HERE to access the first post in this series which discusses WHEN to buy a RV. Most … Read more

Help! It’s COLD outside but my RV Refrigerator is WARM!!

RV Refrigerator in Winter

RV Refrigerators in Winter One of my neighbors actually expressed this about his Norcold RV Refrigerator in almost those exact words last week. We had several days of temperatures falling to -10F at night and only rising to near 20F each afternoon – and well… he made every mistake in the book!  Watch my video … Read more

Like to Explore? Well worth a few days visit in your RV – or…

Like to explore? Brand new, centrally located, and well worth a few days visit in your RV (or treat yourself to a cabin!)… Boulder Creek Lodge I’m talking about the Boulder Creek Lodge – a very interesting destination located just south of the town of Hall, Montana – within easy “striking” distance of Missoula, Helena, … Read more

RV Repairs – What to Expect and How to Minimize the “bite” on your wallet

I’m glad I spent this past summer working at an RV dealer (in Wyoming) – it taught me to EXPECT equipment failures in my 5th wheel (as if I didn’t already KNOW it from 3+ years on the road!) As I watched the parade of travel trailers, fifth wheels, and motorhomes pass through our service … Read more

Winter in an RV in the heart of the Rocky Mountains – 2013

My original video about Spending a Winter in the Rocky Mountains was made about 8 months ago, just as I was coming out of the coldest part of my first winter in the mountains. Now with one season “under my belt”, I find myself better prepared for what IS coming! In fact, in my few … Read more

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