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Sierra Nevada Arch

Sierra Nevada: How the West Won Us

For decades we’ve traveled California’s picturesque U.S. Highway 395 along the eastern Sierra Nevada, which is Spanish for “snowy range.” We have always been...
Huge slideouts, storage galore and a one-piece windshield make the new Winnebago Journey hard to beat.

2012 Winnebago Journey 36M Road Test

A popular song whimsically suggests that “life is a  journey, and not a destination,” which may have a passing correlation to Winnebago’s wish that...
Monaco Diplomat-43DFT

2012 Monaco Diplomat 43DFT Walk Through

The mating of Navistar’s more than 100 years of  heavy transportation experience with Monaco’s 40-plus years of luxury RV design has resulted in an...
Ohio’s Cuyahoga Valley National Park Scenic Railroad Sign

Ohio’s Cuyahoga Valley National Park: It Started with a Spark

In June 22, 1969, Ohio’s Cuyahoga River caught fire, sparking the creation of a national environmental celebration most of us recognize as Earth Day....
A view of the Cabot Trail in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park near Ceticamp, Nova Scotia.

Old-World Nova Scotia

Whales make a sound so unique that when you hear it up-close, you don’t need anyone to tell you what it is. That, at...
Hand holding roll of twenty dollar bills

The Motorhome Price is Right

Want a full-size coach without paying in excess of six figures? There are more Class A motorhome choices out there are less than you might...
Fuel Gauge image

RV Tech Savvy: Fuel Tank Fix

For those readers who have been plagued by a slow- or incomplete-filling diesel-fuel tank on their motorhome, here is another possible solution. I have a...
1983 Georgie Boy Swinger Exterior Front View

The Classic Ride: A Unique ‘Rat Rod’ Motorhome

This 1983 Georgie Boy Swinger Class A was transformed into a motorhome that combines elements of NASCAR with a classic Bill Murray comedy Playwright Oscar...
Tire Fill Quick Tip

MotorHome Quick Tip: DIY Tire Fill

At left is a photo of the tire filler I use on my Tiffin Class A motorhome. The red line connects to the air...
Dirt road hike on Conundrum Creek Trail with pine tree forest in Aspen, Colorado summer with man walking

Play it Safe: Outdoor Recreation During COVID

Practical guide to getting outside responsibly to enjoy hiking, biking and fishing in the new normal. Many are heeding the call of the great outdoors,...
Disconnecting a dinghy vehicle's battery

Make Your Own Dinghy Towing Checklist

Get ready for worry-free dinghy towing by creating your own preflight checklist. Pilots complete a preflight checklist before each takeoff to ensure that all equipment...