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Family Activities in Visalia, CA

Family Activities in Visalia, CA

Located California's San Joaquin Valley, Visalia is a city of approximately 113,000 residents in Tulare County. Visalia is the closest major city to Sequoia and King's Canyon National Parks and is a major agricultural center. Families who visit or live in Visalia can find plenty of fun, health and e
How to Live in a 40' Diesel Pusher While Parked

How to Live in a 40' Diesel Pusher While Parked

Living in a parked recreational vehicle may be a necessity for travel, or a long-term housing solution. Regardless of the circumstances, being prepared for living in tight quarters will help make the experience more enjoyable. Fortunately, having a 40-foot-long motor home provides quite a bit of ext
The Best Way to Store RV Batteries

The Best Way to Store RV Batteries

A battery for your RV can be a significant investment. Proper maintenance and storage can protect that investment. A basic understanding of battery function and maintenance can help you make the best choices for storing your RV battery. Take into consideration your climate and storage options.
RV Parks & Campgrounds in Scranton, Pennsylvania

RV Parks & Campgrounds in Scranton, Pennsylvania

The Scranton, Pennsylvania, area is home to the Electric Trolley Museumorange street car trolley milan, itlay image by Charlie Rosenberg from Fotolia.comThe Scranton, Pennsylvania, area is home to attractions like the Harry Houdini Museum, the Electric City Trolley Museum and the...
RV Campgrounds Near Chicago

RV Campgrounds Near Chicago

The third-largest city in the United States, Chicago offers many attractions for tourists, such as Navy Pier, the Chicago Institute of Art and the Adler Planetarium. A trip to the Chicago area does not mean having to stay in a hotel. Lovers of the outdoors can find a small number of...
B Class Motor Home Definition

B Class Motor Home Definition

Road trips can be fun in a motor home, whether it's just a day's excursion to a ballgame or an entire weekend of fun and relaxation. For smaller excursions and parties, about two people, consider buying a smaller, Class B motor home.
How to Install Saddlebags on a Suzuki Boulevard C50

How to Install Saddlebags on a Suzuki Boulevard C50

If you have a Suzuki Boulevard C50 motorcycle, finding a saddlebag to fit it should be no problem at all. There are dozens of saddlebags out there that fit this type of motorcycle, so you'll have your choice depending on style, size and price. The simplest and most convenient way to install saddleba
How to Mount an LCD TV in a Travel Trailer

How to Mount an LCD TV in a Travel Trailer

Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) televisions are considered the perfect entertainment partner for recreational vehicles (RV). Because of their slim designs and the guarantee to take up as little space as possible, they would fit perfectly in the case of RV Travel Trailers where maximization of space is
How to Glue a Fitting on a Water Tank on an RV

How to Glue a Fitting on a Water Tank on an RV

Water tanks are part of a recreational vehicle's plumbing system. The fresh-water tank isolates fresh drinking and bathing water from the grey tank used for shower and sink drainage and the black tank used for the sewage process. Attachments and fixtures on the tanks at times need to be replaced or
RV Camping near Escalon

RV Camping near Escalon

Escalon, California, located north of Modesto, doesn't offer RV camping within city limits. A number of quality options exist within 30 miles of Escalon, providing a variety of options and amenities.
Michigan Camping Grounds With Showers & Bathrooms

Michigan Camping Grounds With Showers & Bathrooms

The firepits in a Michigan State park.campfire marshmallows image by alice rawson from Fotolia.comMichigan has hundreds of campgrounds that are open from early to mid April until September or October. There are state-owned, franchised and even private campgrounds with a lot of different...
RV Camping near Springfield, Massachusetts

RV Camping near Springfield, Massachusetts

Springfield, Massachusetts is the fourth largest city in New England and the third largest in Massachusetts. Home to Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss), the Big E and the Springfield RV, Camping and Outdoor Show, you can find many choices for short or long term RV camping around Springfield. Each campground
How to Tighten RV Awning Springs

How to Tighten RV Awning Springs

RVs have awnings for shade and extra room. The awnings stop us from getting wet, and some can be tilted so the rain can run off. They extend out from the body by means of arms and springs. Over time, your awning will start to deteriorate and need replacing. When you start repairing it, it could be e
How to Restore a Pop-Up Camper Trailer

How to Restore a Pop-Up Camper Trailer

Restoring a pop-up camper trailer requires hard work. Most of the materials required are available at a local home improvement center or RV center. Fabric stores are a reliable source for clear vinyl fabric used in some pop-up camper trailer windows. Allow for a weekend or two to completely restore
Trailer Valet: Your Handheld Trailer Guide

Trailer Valet: Your Handheld Trailer Guide

Have you ever been frustrated trying to get your trailer in its place just right? If so, the Trailer Valet can be your guide to getting settled in when RV parking.
How to Sell a Travel Trailer

How to Sell a Travel Trailer

Taking a family vacation in a travel trailer is 37 percent less expensive than a car/hotel vacation, according to a study by P.K. Consulting (see Resource 1), which is good news when you want to sell a travel trailer. The lower cost makes travel trailers a popular vacation choice, which means you ca
How to Tow With a 5th Wheel Trailer

How to Tow With a 5th Wheel Trailer

A fifth wheel trailer hitch is mounted in the bed of a flatbed pickup truck, instead of at the usual ball hitch mounting location at the rear of the vehicle. This hitch configuration allows vehicles to tow heavier loads, such as livestock trailers or recreational vehicles (RV's). These hitches also
Supplies for an RV

Supplies for an RV

Enjoy your camping trip with a checklistDigital Vision/Photodisc/Getty ImagesA recreational vehicle, RV, camping trip includes fun activities, ranging from sightseeing to swimming in lakes. While preparing for fun times, make sure you plan for minor injuries. The Mayo Clinic provides some...
Recommended Items for Travel Trailers

Recommended Items for Travel Trailers

Exploring the country in a travel trailer is a popular mode of vacationing. Whether you purchase or rent your camper, the success of your trip partially depends on what you choose to take along. The trick is to find the balance between having most of the comforts of home while not overloading your s
Camper Shell Information

Camper Shell Information

The camper shell, sometimes called truck topper, is one of the most often seen truck accessory products on the market. Suitable for both recreational and business use, it turns any pickup truck into a more versatile vehicle. You can use the topped pickup for work or to haul groceries and then take t