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RV Texas Y'all Podcast

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Hey y'all! Welcome to the RV Texas Y'all podcast! We're Tom and Stacie Langland, Native Texans and full-time RVers. Join us each week as we explore the Great State of Texas and Beyond one campground at a time. We'll share RV park and campground info, RV maintenance and tech tips, road trip stories, Texas history, things to see as you travel and more! We're on a mission to experience life, not just live it. And we're taking you along for the fun!

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Hey y'all! Welcome to the RV Texas Y'all podcast! We're Tom and Stacie Langland, Native Texans and full-time RVers. Join us each week as we explore the Great State of Texas and Beyond one campground at a time. We'll share RV park and campground info, RV maintenance and tech tips, road trip stories, Texas history, things to see as you travel and more! We're on a mission to experience life, not just live it. And we're taking you along for the fun!

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@rvtexasyall

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English

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Episodes

RV Trip Planning

1/21/2023
We love to travel by the seat of our pants sometimes, wingin' it as we go and deciding where to stop for the night as we travel. But with the growth in the number of folks RVing over the past several years, trip planning has become more important. In this podcast episode, we share why we plan, how we plan and some of the road trip planning tools that are helpful to us. For links to things we talked about in this episode, check out our Episode 21 Show Notes. Subscribe to our weekly...

Duration:00:30:12

RV Size Matters

1/8/2023
Big rig, tiny camper, and everything in between, when it comes to RV sizes there is truly something for everyone. But why is RV size something you should pay attention to? In this podcast episode, we discuss why Size Matters when it comes to RVs! For links to things we talked about in this episode, check out our Episode 20 Show Notes. Subscribe to our weekly Newsletter to get updates on our newest content: https://rvtexasyall.com/newsletter-sign-up. Check out our videos on YouTube:...

Duration:00:27:44

Beautiful, Historic Savannah, Georgia

6/24/2022
In our last podcast episode, we talked all about our ever-growing bucket list. We recently checked off one of our bucket list worthy destinations when we visited beautiful, historic Savannah, Georgia! We spent a week exploring Savannah, and we quickly learned that 7 days is not nearly enough to fully experience everything that this beautiful and historic city has to offer. So this week, we're talking about our first trip to Savannah: where we stayed in our RV, what we did while we were...

Duration:00:26:34

Bucket Lists

6/12/2022
When we became full-time RVers, we thought that we would quickly check items off our bucket list. While that is true to an extent, the reality is that as we have traveled, our bucket list has continued to grow. In fact, like our friend and fellow full time RVer, Deb, says: our Bucket List has become a "Barrel List" because our bucket overfloweth. In this episode, we're talking all about bucket lists! What makes something bucket list worthy? How do you find these places? Does a place need to...

Duration:00:27:16

All About RV Rallies: Are They Worth Your Time?

6/4/2022
We were RVers for many years before we attended our first RV rally. We had no idea what to expect from a rally, that there were different kinds and sizes of rallies or if an RV rally was worth the time and money. We attended our first RV rally in 2019 and have participated in many since. We have come to really enjoy RV rallies and always look forward to experiencing new rally groups. In this episode, we discuss the different rallies we have attended, the benefits of each and what types of...

Duration:00:30:36

2023 Newmar Motorhomes

5/20/2022
We are honored to be joined again this week by our friends Brett Davis (Founder, CEO and President) and Angie Morell (National Director of Sales) from National Indoor RV Centers (NIRVC). Brett and Angie and their team recently returned from the Newmar Dealer Meetings getting a first look at the 2023 Newmar Motorhomes lineup. They share their experiences from the event and some of the new features that they are most excited about on the 2023 Newmar motorhomes. For links to things we talked...

Duration:00:30:23

Angie Morell: NIRVC's YouTube Star

5/14/2022
We sit down with our good friends, Brett Davis and Angie Morell. Brett is the Founder, President and CEO of National Indoor RV Centers (NIRVC) and Angie is the National Director of Sales. They share some background history on Angie and how she became the YouTube Star and face of NIRVC that we have all come to know and love over the years. If you have watched motorhome tour videos on YouTube, then you have surely seen Angie's videos. She is every bit as friendly, warm and personable in...

Duration:00:28:09

Fort Wilderness Campground

5/7/2022
This week we're talking about a place that is a Bucket List destination for a lot of RVers... Walt Disney World Resort in Florida... and more specifically, Fort Wilderness Campground. We share our experience with RVing at Fort Wilderness, the campsites, the transportation, the amenities. And we answer the big question: Do we think staying at Fort Wilderness is worth the cost? For links to things we talked about in this episode, check out our Episode 14 Show Notes. Subscribe to our weekly...

Duration:00:28:14

Living a Healthier Life

11/9/2021
One of our ongoing goals for years is to live a healthier life. Like many folks, we are always working to take steps to improve our health and hopefully gain active years of life together. This week, we're sharing some of the steps we have taken over the years to be healthier. We thought that the process would become easier when we became full-time RVers, but that wasn't the case. We still have to work at it every day and make positive, healthy choices. Healthy living is an ongoing process...

Duration:00:24:02

Embracing Change

10/28/2021
If we have learned anything from our almost 3 complete years as full-time RVers, it is to embrace change. Our plans change ALL the time and for a lot of different reasons. In this episode, we talk about some of those changes, what we've learned and why embracing change is just part of the adventure for RVers. For links to things we talked about in this episode, check out our Episode 12 Show Notes. Subscribe to our weekly Newsletter to get updates on our newest content and other...

Duration:00:21:38

RV Headlights | Symbols of Texas | Hula Skirt

8/5/2021
This week, we introduce you to our friend, Jason Mabie, also known as The Headlight Guy! Jason is a great RV technician with over 20 years of experience in the industry. He is part of the team at Master Tech RV Custom Coach and Marine in Elkhart, Indiana. Since the age of 16 years old, Jason's passion has been headlights. And today, amongst his many RV related skills, Jason Mabie is the Headlight Guy. We talk with Jason about how he became so interested in headlights and how he has become...

Duration:00:49:31

Master Tech RV: Building Our Mind-Blowing RV Solar and Lithium System

7/1/2021
This week, we sit down to visit with Tim and Austin Klenk, father and son team at Master Tech RV Custom Coach and Marine in Elkhart, Indiana. We first met Tim and Austin when we attended their seminar at the FMCA Rally in Minot, North Dakota back in 2019. From that point forward we knew they were the right folks to install our dream RV solar and lithium battery system. Fast forward a couple of years and here we are at Master Tech RV having an extreme solar and lithium system installed on...

Duration:00:56:55

Changing RVs As a Full Time RVer | West Columbia TX | Grey Tank

6/27/2021
Where the heck have we been?? LOL It's been a few weeks since our last podcast episode. Sorry about that! Life has been pretty crazy for us over the past several weeks. And we have a lot to catch you up on. This week we're talking about what it was like changing RVs as a full-time RVer. It was definitely a challenge! (Especially since our Tiffin Breeze sold a full month before our Newmar New Aire was ready for us!) In this episode, we share how we met the challenge and what we did with all...

Duration:00:40:49

Red Bay AL is Special | Travel the World in Texas | Fresh Water

4/13/2021
This week we talk about why we think Red Bay, Alabama is a special place for RVers. We've made Red Bay an annual stop for the past couple of years. This small town, founded in 1907, is full of good, honest, friendly and hard-working folks... many of whom are highly skilled at every type of work under the sun when it comes to motorhomes. Red Bay AL is home to Tiffin Motorhomes and the Tiffin Motorhomes service center. So you will always see a ton of Tiffins, old and new around town. But,...

Duration:00:41:31

Big FMCA Rallies | TX State Park Capacities | Egress

3/24/2021
In this episode, we share our recent experience at the FMCA (Family Motorcoach Association) Convention in Perry, Georgia. The organization welcomes all types of RVs, both motorized and towable. Each year they hold 2 big rallies, which they call conventions; one in the Spring and one in the Summer. The Perry rally was our second big FMCA rally. We attended the FMCA convention in Minot, North Dakota in August 2019. We share what to expect from an FMCA rally, what we enjoy most, and tips for...

Duration:00:38:18

Riding Out Texas Winter Storm at Jamaica Beach RV Resort

3/1/2021
In this episode, we visit with two of the owners of Jamaica Beach RV Resort on Galveston Island, Ron Gustafson and Aric Salois. Ron and Aric share what it's like working together in a 3-generation family-owned and operated business, what life is normally like at their destination RV resort on the Texas Gulf Coast, and the unprecedented challenges they faced during Winter Storm Uri. We rode out the storm in our RV at Jamaica Beach RV Resort. We share the hightlights about how we prepared for...

Duration:00:39:31

3rd Generation RV Dealer | Bigger in Texas | Dry Camping

2/18/2021
In this episode, we sit down with our long-time friend and third generation owner of Topper's RVs, Larry Troutt III. Larry talks about what it was like growing up in the RV industry, how things have changed, and what he expects to see in the future. Topper's RVs is a family-owned and operated RV dealership located just northwest of Houston, Texas. The small business was started by Larry's Granddad, continued by his Dad, and now Larry. (Actually, all three generations share the same name:...

Duration:00:42:02

Texas Master Naturalist | 31 Flags Over Texas | Converters

2/6/2021
In this episode, we introduce you to our long-time friend, fellow RVer, Texas Master Naturalist, Park Volunteer, Certified Interpretive Guide, and Kayak Trip Leader "Ranger" Tom Shaughnessy! Tom will be joining us on future episodes of the podcast to share his vast knowledge of the great outdoors in a new segment we're calling "Get Outside With Ranger Tom". In our Texas Tidbit this week, Stacie discusses a bit about the 31 Flags Over Texas??? There are actually a lot more than 6 important...

Duration:00:40:30

Camping Etiquette | How Christianity Came to Texas | Batteries

1/31/2021
This week, we're talking camping etiquette: the do's and don'ts of campground behavior. From campfires to pets to parking... we share the unwritten rules that we always follow in the campground. In this week's Texas Tidbit, Stacie shares the history of how Christianity came to Texas. And in this episode's ABCs of RVing, B is for Batteries! Tom shares some tips on protecting the heart of your RV: your house batteries. For links to what we talk about in this episode visit our Episode 3 Show...

Duration:00:38:46

RV Buying Tips | Birth of Texas State Parks | 30 vs 50 Amps

1/23/2021
This week, we're sharing some of the tips we've learned over the years about buying an RV. We talk about how the RV buying experience might look a bit different this year thanks to the Pandemic, things to think about before you buy your next RV, and why research is more important than ever. In this episode's Texas Tidbit, we tell the story of one of our favorite subjects, the start of the Texas State Parks system. There's probably more to the story than you know! We're also introducing a...

Duration:00:32:49