Best Apps for RVing and Camping in 2017

Have you ever been traveling the country and find yourself wondering where the next best stop would be at? Well you are in luck! There are several apps that you can browse through and get guidance on your way, whether you are looking for a campground, tourist attraction, national parks or a Walmart parking lot […]

UNHINGED by Larry Mountainborn Harmon

UNHINGED Our laptop takes a hit while out on the road By Larry Mountainborn Harmon   When we think about some of the mechanical problems we have experienced out there on the open road, we tend to think in terms of flats and fuel filters. This time however, it was a bit different ! The […]

MILESTONE by Larry Mountainborn Harmon

MILESTONE By Larry Mountainborn Harmon   Although we were totally excited about our delivery of the new Oliver Legacy Elite. Even though we were knee deep into the item by item check list. Even though various plant workers were hooking it up to our Jeep’s hitch, making sure that the driving lights were correctly operational […]

AXLE COUNT by Larry Mountainborn Harmon

Axle count By Larry Mountainborn Harmon Just how many do you want to deal with ?   Over the years, as we came out of the work a day world and into retirement, our RVing style changed to suit our needs. And, usually, it simply came down to just how much “stuff” we wanted to carry […]

Travel Trailers Preparation for the Season

10 Steps to help get your travel trailers preparation ready The days are getting longer and the temperature is rising, our thoughts are on spring and you know what that means for so many of us travelers! It is time for inspection and the summarization of our rv travel trailers to get ready for some [...]


It can start by browsing through a book, or maybe the internet, at any rate, our planning seems to usually start there. We identify places of interest and figure travel distance. Now, you might notice that there is no mention of campgrounds or specific overnighting locations. The plan doesn’t even have an ending point ! […]

HOHENWALD by Larry Mountainborn Harmon

HOHENWALD Home of Oliver Travel Trailers By Larry Mountainborn Harmon Over the years quite a lot has been written on the forums and the FaceBook pages, as well as Twitter, about things to see and do while in Hohenwald. Folks tend to arrive a little early, maybe a full day or so, when it is […]

TEN OLIVER YEARS AGO by Larry Mountainborn Harmon

  TEN OLIVER YEARS AGO By Larry Mountainborn Harmon Ten years have went by ever so fast ! And, it seems just like yesterday. It was well after dark as we had left the Oliver Plant in Hohenwald. The factory crew had stayed over late to finish up a few things and we hit the road. It had […]


Shopping bags galore !   A quick way to store, use and dispose of those pesky plastic shopping bags by putting them in the trash right away. Out of sight, out of mind. Yet, they will be readily at hand come bag replacement time ! Many Oliver owners are reluctant to put tissue in their black tank […]


There are washers, and then there are washers, and you don’t have to RV for very long before you figure out just which ones work for you. And, you will always keep a few spares around for emergency’s. We are talking about rubber water hose washers, the inexpensive, easily lost and just “gotta’ have” washers. […]

FREEZEPROOF by Larry Mountainborn Harmon

FREEZE PROOF WATER HOSE By Larry Mountainborn Harmon   Our first year that we work camped for Amazon, was in Coffeyville Kansas. We had just finished the sugar beet harvest up in North Dakota and the winter weather there had been brutal. It was warmer, further south in Kansas, but we knew that winter was close on our heels. […]

DETECTORS by Larry Mountainborn Harmon

DETECTORS By Larry Mountainborn Harmon Smoke, CO2 and propane It has been our tradition that just after the holidays, usually the first week in January, that we put new battery’s in our detectors and test them. However a decision that Betty and I made about a year ago came home to rest with us during […]

WINTER CAMPING by Larry Mountainborn Harmon

Winter camping By Larry Mountainborn Harmon Part one Propane is a very important part of our Winter camping experience, so we make sure that we are carrying enough along with us for the trip’s duration. Now, you might say, “just how do you measure that ?” Actually it isn’t all that complicated. It is all […]

BANDIT by Larry Mountainborn Harmon

BANDIT by Larry Mountainborn Harmon You have been camped for a week up near the Continental Divide National Scenic hiking trail and it has been great. Taking early morning hikes, getting back into camp just before the late afternoon Monsoon rain, a quick shower, a nap and fantastic campfire camaraderie in the evenings. Only one […]


Awning out and anchored down, screen room kit attached with a tarp and rug on the ground. We were at the sugar beet harvest in this photo. In this configuration our screen room was more of a “mud room” ! When we came back from a 12 hour shift on the beet pile in any […]

GOT TARPS ? Part 3

Oftentimes a campsite can be subject to high or gusting winds making the whole camping thing less fun. Now, Mother Nature always seems to rule, but, moderating that wind a little can make the difference between holing up inside the trailer or sitting around the campfire enjoying the outdoors. Having trees around the campsite can […]


Putting a tarp on the ground under your trailer’s awning is a whole lot like adding a floor to a spare room. And if you add a screen room kit to the awning for walls you do indeed have a spare room. Talk about a great thing to have on an extended Trout fishing trip […]

GOT TARPS ? Part 1

TAR-PAU-LINS, TARPAULINS, TARPS Material, such as waterproofed canvas. Used to cover and protect things from moisture. Thanks, Wikipedia, For your definition ! RV’ers usually simply call them a tarp and that covers a really wide spectrum of materials. Over the years we have used tarps for many things and some of them are a bit […]


This photo was taken just as the sun was beginning to rise upon Engineer Pass. We had set up our Oliver travel trailer, at an old ghost town above Silverton Colorado. Leaving our base camp OLLIE at 0430 hours in the dark we started our climb up through the next ghost town and continued upward […]

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Oliver Travel Trailers

737 Columbia Highway
Hohenwald, TN 38462
Sales Office Toll Free Phone: 1-888-526-3978
Sales Office Local Phone: 1-931-796-1178
Parts & Service: 1-866-205-2621
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If you are interested in viewing our manufacturing plant, tours are scheduled Monday thru Friday 10AM to 2PM CST. Plant tours are available by appointment only and require 24 hour notice.

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