I’ve written before about our travel style, which might best be described as serendipity, or just seeing what we come across and stopping whenever something interests us.
Websites and apps offer services that plan meals, do odd jobs, pay bills, and much more.
Describe a stop you’ve made for fresh, local produce that you enjoyed during a motorhome trip.
St. Charles, Missouri’s annual Christmas Traditions festival celebrates the season with stories and song.
When our son was a youngster, my father bought him a small sailboat so he could “roam and explore” our lake. I thought I would do the same thing for our grandsons. So, I went down to our local kayak specialty store …
We had visited every U.S. state in an RV except Hawaii. That all changed when we flew to the Hawaiian island of Oahu for a travel writers’ conference.
Whether you have winterized your motorhome and are staying put, or you are a road warrior getting ready for that next great adventure, I’d like to share some end-of-the-year tips with you to make the holidays a little less stressful.
I almost never use the ladder attached to the rear of my motorhome. The ladder has an extension that must be removed and stored when we travel. But the …
Parts For Smartire Systems
Regarding the article titled “Tire Monitoring Systems” in the September 2015 issue (page 46), please inform readers that SmarTire systems still can be repaired. My SmarTire system stopped working …
Get rich in travel experiences by visiting the many attractions awaiting you before and after FMCA’s 93rd Family Reunion & Motorhome Showcase in Perry, Georgia.
Battery Charging Revisited
I am writing in response to a question from John Billups in the May 2015 “Tech Talk” column (“Battery Charging,” page 18). The 12-volt house batteries on his diesel pusher were charging only when …
Entegra Coach veers from the standard approach to building motorhomes. Rather than the frequently used vacuum-laminated construction process, the company utilizes what’s known as the hung sidewall method …
Entegra Coach has announced NHTSA recall 15V-567, which involves certain model-year 2010 Anthem and 2012-2014 Cornerstone motorhomes manufactured from …
Motorhome owners — especially those who embrace winter travel — should be proactive in preparing the forced-air heating system for those days and nights when the thermometer dips.
Broken Water Heater Drain Plug
Dear RV Doctor:
I attended your waste management seminar at FMCA’s Family Reunion in Pomona and learned several good tips. Thank you! We are full-timers in a 2012 Winnebago Adventurer with …
The Road Wave onboard pressure washer provides coach owners a convenient way to clean their motorhome’s exterior.
Camera Bag Insert
Your favorite backpack or handbag might not be ideal for protecting camera gear. But you can still carry your camera equipment in the bag of your choosing by using a BYOB insert …
With 40 active families, the Gold Diggers chapter is a relatively small group. Perhaps because of that, everyone knows and enjoys each other immensely. If we don’t see someone at one rally …
FMCA held its first national convention at Fort Ticonderoga in Ticonderoga, New York, in July 1964. Two months later, a group of motor-coach-owning friends from the six New England states, as well as …
The Rocky Mountain chapter held three rallies in southwestern Colorado in 2015. FMCA members were lured by the fabled Rocky Mountains and their valleys, which are a big draw during the summer months.
This Spartan-based diesel pusher has undergone a redesign for the 2016 model year.
Winnebago Era 4×4 Debuts At Hershey
The Era 4×4, the first Sprinter chassis-based off-road motorhome from Winnebago Industries, made its debut in September 2015 at America’s Largest RV Show in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
A museum recalling a nautical disaster, Johnny Cash’s newly opened boyhood home, and an Ernest Hemingway residence are within a few hours of each other.
Adventures, misadventures, and fun shared by four widowed RVers determined to continue motorhoming.
Shortly after he founded Born Free Motorcoach in 1969, John N. Dodgen decided to test the company’s first prototype motorhome by driving to British Columbia with his family. They had traveled only 20 miles north of Born Free’s Humboldt, Iowa, factory, when a store clerk told Mr. Dodgen a story that compelled him to turn around.
Seaside traditions and historical homes make this South Carolina city a popular destination.
RVers can mitigate the negative effects of emergencies with some careful planning.
We have a 1998 motorhome with an Airxcel air conditioner and a Coleman-Mach thermostat. The thermostat controls — low, high, and automatic fan — work fine. We are able to turn the unit off with the thermostat. The system cools and heats fine. Our problem is the unit will not turn off by itself no matter what temperature we set. What is the problem?
A new motorhome based on the Ram ProMaster chassis joins the stable of Type B models produced by this Ontario, Canada, manufacturer.
The Kenneth T. Scott Pipe Dreamer's Award and the Robert L. Richter Award were presented during FMCA's 92nd Family Reunion and Motorhome Showcase in Madison, Wisconsin.
The Country Coach Friends Incorporated chapter has made a habit of giving back to the communities where its rallies are held. That’s just part of what makes belonging to this club special.
I grew tired of things rolling off of the slide-out storage tray in my 2004 Monaco Diplomat. At a home-improvement store, I bought 12-inch-by-4-inch-by-1/2-inch birch wood shelving.
How Best To Test
Dear RV Doctor:
In the past, you have said that a good RV technician would test a propane system at the main regulator using a propane testing device and manometer. The tests include measuring and setting the operating line pressure, verifying the lock-up pressure …