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Check out the latest travel trailer blogs on top places to travel, camping tips, reviews, rv campgrounds and stories from the open road.

April 29, 2017
Axle Count

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 with us. Now “stuff” readily translates into […]

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April 18, 2017
The Simple RV Preparation Checklist

10 Steps to Help get Your Travel Trailers Ready for Spring and Summer! 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 […]

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February 18, 2017
Washers

There are washers, and then there are washers, and you don’t have to own an travel trailer 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 […]

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February 4, 2017
Freezeproof Camping

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. We were camped in the […]

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January 21, 2017
Safety Detectors

It has been our tradition that just after the holidays, usually the first week in January, that we put new batteries in our travel trailer detectors and test them. However a decision that Betty and I made about a year ago came home to rest with us during the wee hours of the morning. It […]

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January 7, 2017
Winter Camping

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 trips' duration. Now, you might say, “just how do you measure that?” Actually, it isn’t all that complicated. It is all about weight and being able to quickly and easily […]

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February 28, 2016
Winterizing Your Oliver Travel Trailer

The Oliver factory has released a great new video titled "Winterizing Your Oliver Travel Trailer"! We have two video available for guiding you to winterize your Oliver. The first is for the Legacy Elite I found below: The second video is for the Legacy Elite II found below: As the cold season closes in on […]

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January 4, 2016
Route 66 The “Mother Road” of America

Route 66 is a slice of American history In 1925 Congress passed legislation that created the East/West artery that linked Chicago to Los Angles. During its early formative years, Route 66 had several different passages. It was not until Eisenhower saw the German Autobahn that Route 66 became the major highway linking America through support […]

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July 16, 2015
7 Updates for Making Your Travel Trailer Efficient

Living the free life and communing with Mother Nature all seem delectable until you are swarmed with mosquitoes, run out of fuel or fresh drinking water in the middle of nowhere, permeated by the pungent sewage smell, unsure of how to make it to your destination. With deliberate planning and forethought, you can customize your […]

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