Building the Perfect Campfire (Part III): 10 Easy Steps to Safely Putting Out Your Campfire

No one likes a guest who leaves behind a huge mess, especially at RV campsites. In fact, you may even get banned from a campsite if you do damage or leave behind the unsightly remains of a campfire. Putting out a campfire may sound easy but some people are completely clueless about how to put out a campfire, even when they can build a great one. It’s not as easy as pouring water over the pit. Here’s how to do it right without worry about getting yourself a bad reputation. Read more ›

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The Perfect Campfire Series (Part II): Where & How to Build a Great Fire

Not all campsites were created equal and some may not even allow you to dig a pit for a fire, so make sure to ask questions and read all the signs once you arrive. Better yet, if not being able to sit around a fire and toast marshmallows is going to ruin your fun, you should ask the campground’s manager before you make a reservation.

For part I of this series, visit: The Perfect Campfire Series (Part I): Choosing the Right Fire Wood for a Long-Lasting Campfire.

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The Perfect Campfire Series (Part I): Choosing the Right Fire Wood for a Long-Lasting Campfire

Sure, you have a stove and an oven in your RV or trailer, but camping just isn’t the same without building a proper fire. You may or may not use this fire for cooking, but a campfire is the centerpiece for storytelling, drinking, and bonding in general. Besides, just because you’ve got an RV and are not tent camping doesn’t mean you won’t be making S’mores.

For part II of this series, visit: The Perfect Campfire Series (Part I): Choosing the Right Fire Wood for a Long-Lasting Campfire.

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RV Maintenance: Cleaning Your RV Holding Tank Sensors in Easy Steps

If you’ve had trouble knowing whether or not your holding tanks are full or empty, you’re not alone. Issues with tank sensors are more common than not. Many people just give up after a few false readings and check their tanks manually. But the remedy to make the sensors work correctly is actually very simple. Read more ›

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RVing in the Desert Southwest: Tips and Destinations

All RVers have their preferred settings. Some always head to an oceanfront campsite while others like to be in the middle of a lush national park or boondocking lakeside with their fully equipped RVs. There is also a breed of RVers that loves nothing more than to RV in the desert, often in the Southwest. Arizona, New Mexico and Nevada are very popular with year-round travelers who migrate to warmer climes and settle down for a few weeks at a time. Read more ›

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