Congrats on considering your first RV! But before you purchase one, you should know if the size and type of your chosen RV will require any kind of special driver's license where you live. In most cases in the United States, a special license is not needed to drive a standard recreational vehicle (RV) as long as it's under a certain weight and length. Most states will allow … [Read more...] about Do you need a special driver’s license to drive an RV?
For a new RV owner, it can be a bit intimidating arriving at a new campground... especially if it is your every first trip to a campground ever! What is the etiquette? What should you do first? We are here to help! Check-in at the office or registration desk While some RV parks and campgrounds allow you to proceed straight to your campsite, if you are brand new to the … [Read more...] about 10 Things New RV Owners Should Do When They Check Into a Campground
People are finding it harder and harder to find places that allow you to hook up to water in order to fill your RV water tanks. And this is not all that surprising - with so many more RVs on the road since covid, and the popularity of vanlife, many usual places that used to allow free water have stopped doing it, or are now charging a fee. Even if you are conservative with … [Read more...] about Where to find water to fill the RV tanks on the road
Sometimes it is pretty daunting to face the task of washing an entire RV, especially when you are doing it solo. Also, some RV parks do not allow you to wash your RV on premises because of the amount of water usage, as well as getting the grounds wet. But how often should you actually wash it and why? The frequency of washing an RV depends on various factors such as usage, … [Read more...] about How Often Do You Need To Wash Your RV?
Do you love martinis but know how hard it is to make a martini while camping when you have to consider the shaker and fancy martini glasses? If you are looking for some fun adult cocktails to enjoy around the campground, this is a great martini dipper recipe to try - all the fabulousness of a martini without the hassle! As an added bonus, it is low mess to make and if you … [Read more...] about Toasted Marshmallow Martini Dippers Recipe
Glow sticks have a million uses around a campsite and can be bought at the dollar store in a ton of different styles. They can be used on your kids and pets to help keep them visible. While you will probably get the best deal at the dollar store, we have included links to inexpensive Amazon options too, so you can have an option to order online. Thick Glow sticks You can … [Read more...] about RV Dollar Store Find: Glow Sticks
If you hate the amount of dirt, sand and pebbles that inevitably find their way into the RV, but don't want to purchase an expensive doormat that will get so much wear and tear it will only last a single season (especially if you have kids or dogs!) then check out your nearest dollar store for doormats. You can pick up inexpensive door mats and even splurge to buy a heavier … [Read more...] about RV Dollar Store Finds: Doormats for Inside and Outside the RV
When you go camping on weekends only or only get out every couple of weeks, you might not want to leave the refrigerator running throughout the rest of the week, especially if you remove all food from the RV after every trip. But especially if you live in hotter climates, or are in the midst of a heatwave, both getting the fridge in the RV cold initially, as well as keeping it … [Read more...] about How to Get Your RV Refrigerator Cold Fast & Keep it Cold
I love camping themed items for the RV and what I sleep in is no exception. There are some great camping themed night shirts (or comfy sun dresses!) we found, with sizes ranging from XS to 3X / XXXL. Retro Trailer Happy Camper Sleep Shirt This fun grey sleep shirt features brightly colored retro style campers with outdoor scenes and Happy Camper written on it. Buy it … [Read more...] about Camping-Themed Night Shirts & Pajamas for Your Next RV Trip
With record heat this summer, many RVers are struggling with cooling down the RV when they either have no air conditioning or simply the air conditioning can't keep up with the higher than normal temperatures. And this summer, the heat wave has started even earlier, so it looks to be a record breaking summer for heat this year. But many don't want to give up their trips this … [Read more...] about 22 Ways to Cool Down Your RV Without Air Conditioning