Where to overnight in Nevada when you can’t find a Walmart

By Dave Helgeson With only a dozen or so municipalities containing a Walmart or two within their city limits, finding a suitable parking lot for a complimentary overnight stay in Nevada is not as easily done as in the more populous states. Conveniently, NDOT (Nevada Department of Transportation) stockpiles gravel about every ten miles or so along many of its... Read More

What type of RV is best for fulltiming?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris When the discussion around the potluck switches to what type of RV is best for fulltiming, everyone has their own ideas and preferences. But when taken together, a deeper study could show some surprising results. A poll running on the fulltime RVers’ club, Escapees, website asks: What type of RV do you fulltime in?... Read More

Fulltimers are exposed to potentially unsafe water in campgrounds

Most people – RVers included – do not think much about the quality and safety of their water supply. And they also tend to overlook potentially unsafe water supplies when staring them in the face, such as at some RV parks. And fulltimers spend more time (like 24/7) in RV parks than part-time RVers, increasing their exposure to unsafe water. Here is info... Read More

Fulltimers dilemma: Visiting your primary care physician

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris When transitioning into a fulltime RV lifestyle, one of the normal functions you perform automatically may slip through the cracks_ the regular visits to your primary care physician. Your regular doc knows you, your medical history, and your particular medical needs. But that’s understandable. You may spend most of your time hundreds or... Read More

Campfire safety: Don’t let yours be the spark for wildfire devastation

  By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician and former professional fireman. Here is an article he wrote while he was serving as RVtravel.com’s technical editor. Even if you don’t read the news on a regular basis, you can’t miss hearing about or seeing videos of the devastation caused by wildfires. Often started by lightning, or careless workmen,... Read More

Save on camping fees at Fish & Wildlife refuges

  By Bob Difley One of the advantages of a fulltime RV lifestyle is the ability to abruptly change how you practice that lifestyle. For instance, if you suddenly find yourself a bit short of funds (like during gift-giving seasons, or having to pay for a sudden medical problem) you can find a place to stay for a couple weeks or... Read More