Dinghy Towing

Everything you need to know about dinghy towing, flat towing and recreational towing of a vehicle behind your motorhome

Dinghy Towing Accessories

The research has been done, the financing aranged, the papers signed ... and that new dinghy vehicle is now sitting in your driveway. You’ve...

Dinghy Towing Checklists

Take a tip from pilots and make a written checklist for dinghy towing. Note all of the necessary steps to prepare your vehicle for towing behind...

Motorhome Terms Glossary

The following definitions for commonly used RV terms and abbreviations can be useful for new RVers and seasoned travelers alike. 120 AC/12 DC/LP-gas The power sources...

Father-Son Team Has Plan for ‘Hybrid Dinghy Pusher’

While the cost of fuel has put a damper on the travel plans of many Americans, one father-son engineering duo with a passion for RV...

Q & A: Tail Swing When Towing

Q: I have a 2003 Four Winds Chateau Sport 28-foot Class C motorhome. Because of the coach's long rear overhang behind the rear wheels, am...

Understanding the Check Engine Light

Over the years emission controls have become more and more complex, and the ubiquitous (and infamous) check engine light coming on has become one...

Predeparture Checklists

Predeparture checklists are a must for serious RVers. Its all too easy to get distracted while preparing to leave on a motorhome road trip,...

Control Your Dinghy

Supplemental braking systems, Some people want them out of necessity – most states require brakes on towed loads over a certain weight, and most...

Tandem Tow Dollies

Owning a motorhome is a study in the art of compromise. Enthusiasts are continually reminded of the difference between taking what you want -- and packing...

Saturn Revives Tow-Friendly Design

For years, the Saturn line of automobiles was generally accepted by RVers as the ideal choice for dinghy towing behind a motorhome. Though other vehicles...
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DIY Day-Night Shade Repair

Adjusting the cord retainers, and even complete restringing, can keep perfectly good fabric in use for a long time in your motorhome. During the last...
Sonoran Sunset

Snowbirding in Arizona’s Sonoran Desert

  The Sonoran Desert offers an impressive array of colorful flora and fauna, scenic drives and outdoor recreation — all a stone’s throw from the...
Craig Kirby

RVIA Names Craig Kirby New President

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) announced today that its Board of Directors has unanimously selected Craig Kirby to serve as president of the...
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Can we Really Live Full Time in an RV? – A Real-World Account and...

When we first hit the road a few months shy of five years ago, we didn’t think we were your typical RVers. We were...
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State Parks of the West You Never Knew About (And Will Never Forget)

If you’re planning a road trip around the Western US, I can confidently say that all of these should make an appearance on your...