10 RV Trip Tips

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 052016
 

Note: I have shared these tips in the Gypsy Journal and at the seminars I present at RV rallies, and thought my blog readers might find them useful as well. Spend enough time behind the wheel of a motorhome or dragging a fifth wheel or travel trailer around the country and you’ll eventually pick up a […]

Nov 142016
 

Note: I posted this in the blog several years ago, but based upon the questions I get, I thought it was worth updating and sharing again. No two RVers are the same. Some of us are fulltimers, some are snowbirds, and some are weekend warriors. Some of us like the wide open spaces and enjoy […]

A Lot Accomplished

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 152016
 

It rained hard here at Elkhart Campground early Tuesday morning, the sound of the rain pounding on the roof of our motorhome waking us up. But by 10 AM or so it had stopped and we had cloudy skies overhead. After talking a little bit about scuba diving when she visited us the other day, […]

Apr 032015
 

Who are these modern day gypsies who spend their lives on the road? What prompted them to leave their former homes and communities for a life on wheels? Each week we will introduce you to some of the fulltime RVers we meet in our travels and those who read this blog. Like many people who […]

Mar 072015
 

We’ve belonged to the Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA), Good Sam Club, Bus Nuts, and a few other RV clubs over the years, but we’ve dropped them all except for the very first one we joined, the Escapees RV Club. Based in Livingston, Texas, the Escapees provide all kinds of valuable resources for RVers, from […]

Free Entertainment

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 232014
 

If you’re looking for a cheap way to have a laugh or two, you never have to leave the RV park. All you have to do is walk around and watch folks trying to back into an RV site. It’s some of the best free entertainment you can find anywhere. Seriously, I’ve seen people make […]

Dec 112014
 

I’m not sure how it happens, but it does. We can arrive at a campground and Miss Terry can back me into our RV site on the first try and it goes smooth as silk… if nobody is there to see it. But let there be half a dozen people standing around watching, and it […]

May 082014
 

Bob and Gita Patel, owners of Elkhart Campground, love it when a big rally comes to the fairgrounds in Goshen, some 30 miles south of here. Being the largest and best campground in the area, many RVers come here first to hang out for a week or two before a rally starts, and a lot […]

10 RV Trip Tips

 Posted by at 2:43 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 042013
 

Spend enough time behind the wheel of a big motorhome or dragging a fifth wheel trailer around the country and you’ll eventually pick up a lot of knowledge and ideas that will make your trips smoother and more enjoyable. Here are just a few of the lessons I’ve learned in fifteen years of fulltime RVing. […]

Nov 152013
 

We were both worn out from our early start and long day Wednesday, and the strong wind rocking our motorhome and rattling our slide toppers made it hard to fall asleep so when we finally did, we slept in yesterday morning. I started the day with a bunch of orders to fill, and spent several […]