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All about the RV Lifestyle – News, Tips, Trip and camping resources

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Episodes
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Is it safe to camp at Walmart?

5/15/2024
This week on the RV Podcast: Walmart camping: Is it safe? Why do people overnight at a Walmart? How did this come to be? Is it still safe to overnight at a Walmart with the rise in homelessness and other issues across the country? Are Walmarts cracking down on people overnighting? Is there a proper way to do this? Do sway bars really help with towing? Are YouTube influencers ruining our National Parks? All this, plus the RV News of the Week and your questions coming up in Episode #497 of the RV Podcast

Duration:01:09:41

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Tourons, TechTalk & Tales from the Road

5/8/2024
This week on the RV Lifestyle RV Podcast: In the interview of the week segment, tech talks about lithium batteries, how to replace your existing AGM or wet cell batteries, how to pair lithium with an inverter, and what you need for wiring. Yellowstone National Park just reopened for the new season and already, there’s been a touron incident - a tourist moron who dangerously messed with the wildlife. And we introduce a new segment at the end of the podcast - Mike & Jen’s storytime, in which we share a tale and lesson we’ve learned from our many years on the road. This week, we talk about the time we were robbed! All this plus the RV News of the Week and your questions coming up in Episode #496 of the RV Podcast

Duration:01:09:41

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Expert RV Driving Tips You Need to Know

5/1/2024
This week on the RV Podcast: In the interview of the week, we have practical RV driving tips from an expert on operating, backing up, and navigating mountains and steep hills in an RV. A Massachusetts couple dropped off their RV to get repaired. The dealer then moved the RV to an unsecured parking area down the street, where it was then stolen. The dealer basically shrugged and said it wasn't their problem. We’ll explain in the news of the week. Good News! The National Parks Service has abandoned its plan to remove the wild horses from Theodore Roosevelt National Park thanks to public pressure. Plus the latest in RV recalls and your questions coming up in Episode #495 of the RV Podcast

Duration:00:59:27

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RV Camping at a Truck Stop

4/24/2024
This week on the RV Podcast:​ The chain of Love's Travel Centers is opening up more and more space for RV camping at a truck stop, not just overnighting, but multiple night stays if you want. We’ll share the details in our Interview of the Week! What’s up with this? Crackerbarrel is closing some if its restaurants where RVers like to overnight. Where can you get the oil changed on your Class C motorhomes? Our RV Community has some practical suggestions. And answering one of our questions of the week, we tell you just how strong the wind has to be to flip an RV. All this, plus the RV News of the Week and much more coming up in Episode #494 of the RV Podcast

Duration:00:49:10

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The Coming Cicada Apocalypse: What RVers Can Expect

4/17/2024
Are you ready for the great cicada invasion? We’ll talk to one of North America’s top experts about what you may encounter soon on your camping trips. Can creditors seize your RV if you go bankrupt, even if it is your fulltime home? They did for an Arizona couple and we’ll tell you about it. National Park week is almost here. And that means free entry at National Parks this coming Saturday, April 20. All this plus the RV News of the Week and your questions coming up in Episode #493 of the RV Podcast

Duration:00:45:47

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Do your headlights need aligning?

4/10/2024
This week on the RV Podcast: Do your headlights need aligning? If you are having trouble seeing the road while driving at night, your headlights could need adjustment. We’ll learn about this in the interview of the week. There’s a lot of controversy about excessive frame flex and fifth wheels these days. We’ll answer those concerns in our questions of the week segment. How to save money with all those road toll fees. Our RV Lifestyle Community shares some tips. All this and much more coming up in Episode #492 of the RV Podcast

Duration:00:47:58

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Vital gear for safe drinking water while camping

4/3/2024
This week on the RV Podcast: Vital Gear for safe drinking water while camping The latest on the RV Camping Event of the year - Monday’s total eclipse of the sun How that collapsed bridge in Baltimore will alter travel routes for RVers this summer All this plus the RV News of the Week and your questions coming up in Episode #491 of the RV Podcast

Duration:00:39:14

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All about RV Caravan Tours!

3/27/2024
Have you ever wondered about RV caravan tours? To find out, listen to our interview of the week with the operations head of Fantasy RV Tours. Also this week on the RV Podcast: A massive hatch of billions of creepy crawly bugs is about to invade large sections of the country. Yes, we really mean billions! Love’s truck stops are greatly expanding overnight camping spots at its service centers. The company is adding electric and water hookups for weary RVers. All this plus the RV News of the Week and your questions coming up in Episode 490 of the RV Podcast.

Duration:00:40:25

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How to Find a Mobile RV Tech

3/20/2024
This week on the RV Podcast: How to find a Mobile RV Tech to handle your repairs and maintenance needs. The National Park Service’s insistence on using a credit card has resulted in lawsuits and lots of pushback from people being turned away from entry because they wanted to use cash for the fee. What it means if someone leaves a toy frog on your RV… or a rubber alligator…or a flamingo. The best way to hang photos, towel racks, and other items on the walls of your RV without pounding a nail. All this plus the RV News of the Week and your questions coming up in Episode #489 of the RV Podcast.

Duration:00:47:17

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eBikes for RVers: What you need to know!

3/13/2024
This week on Episode #488 of the RV Podcast: What you need to know about eBikes for RVers: Where you can ride them, where you can’t, and why they are so popular. There’s some serious price gouging going on by campgrounds along the path of next month’s total eclipse. GM is recalling 820,000 of some of the most popular trucks for a major safety issue, many if which are used as tow vehicles by RVers. All this plus the RV News of the Week and your questions coming up in Episode #488 of the RV Podcast

Duration:00:54:27

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The best way to find the perfect campsite

3/6/2024
This week on Episode #487 of The RV Podcast: The best way to find the perfect campsite - how to see it before you book it, no matter where you happen to be A Dozen RVers from the RV Lifestyle Community share their favorite campsites. They reveal some hidden gems we bet you’ll want to try. Thieves impersonating a Florida business scammed $80,000 out of people who thought they were buying motorhomes. But the RVs never existed All this plus the RV News of the Week, the Social Media RV Buzz, and your questions coming up in Episode #487 of the RV Podcast

Duration:00:54:27

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How NOT to Run Out of Meds on an RV Trip

2/28/2024
This week on the RV Podcast: How NOT to run out of meds on an RV Trip Troubleshooting tips to make RV life easier on the road Another state is considering giving back a state park to the native American tribe they stole it from All this plus the RV News of the Week and your questions coming up in Episode #486 of the RV Podcast You can watch the full video version from our RV Lifestyle YouTube Channel right on this post!

Duration:01:01:05

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Lemon Law Attorney Says You’re Crazy to Buy a New RV

2/21/2024
This week on the RV Podcast: One of the nation’s top Lemon Law Attorneys says RVers are Crazy to buy a new RV. He says it's because of an insidious legal provision many dealers make you sign. There’s a lot of disappointment by RVers as the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta has decided to reduce the number of RV camping spots this year to make way for more car parking. We have the dates for our spring/summer RV Lifestyle Meetup – June 11-14 – and will announce the details and ticket sales Thursday evening in a special livestream on our new RV Lifestyle Community. All this plus the RV News of the Week, the Social Media Buzz, and your questions coming up in Episode #485 of the RV Podcast

Duration:00:46:43

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5 Tips on How to Plan a Truly Epic RV Trip

2/14/2024
This week on Episode 484 of the RV Podcast​: How to plan a truly epic RV trip - 5 tips from a couple who have road trip planning down to an art form. The Buc-ee’s mega gas station chain is rapidly expanding… if only they were more RV-friendly! Looking for a good excuse to get outside this month? The Great Backyard Bird Count is almost here, and it needs your help. All this, plus the RV News of the Week and your questions coming up in Episode #484 of the RV Podcast ​WATCH and LISTEN here: 5 Tips on How to Plan a Truly Epic RV Trip

Duration:00:51:29

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What happens when you combine a Tiny Home and an RV?

2/7/2024
What happens when you combine a Tiny Home and an RV? We’ll take you on a tour of one. Also this week on the RV Podcast: Famed Football Coach Jim Harbaugh wants to drive his RV out to California and live in it for a few months so he can be close to his team as the new head coach of the Los Angeles Chargers. Why the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta has become a must-attend RV bucket list event All this plus the Social Media Buzz, the RV News of the Week, and your RV questions coming up in Episode #483 of the RV Podcast.

Duration:00:51:27

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The company that started the Van Life Movement 50 years ago!

1/31/2024
Greetings from sunny Florida for Episode 482, where we're spending a couple of weeks decompressing from the Florida RV Supershow and editing the videos we shot of all the new RVs. This week in the RV Podcast: Inside info on a new development in the Southwest where RVers can buy their own multi-acre RV property. A look at the RV company that started the whole van life movement – half a century ago! News about an RV company that instituted a very successful 4-day work week for its employees with no change in productivity or their pay. All this, plus the Social Media Buzz, the RV News of the Week, and your questions coming up in Episode #482 of the RV Podcast.

Duration:00:51:29

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Best Innovation at the 2024 RV Supershow in Tampa

1/24/2024
Best Innovation at the 2024 RV Supershow in Tampa - all three of them. PLUS our regular Social Media Buzz, RV News of the Week, and answering your questions.

Duration:00:37:34

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RV Internet Trends for 2024

1/17/2024
This week on the podcast, we look at the Top RV Internet Trends for 2024. Our expert guests are Chris and Cherie from the Mobile Internet Resource Center and Erik McCauley, the CEO and founder of MobileMustHave, a leading provider of RV accessories and mobile internet. Erik is an IT Infrastructure Engineer by trade. Plus our Social Media Buzz, News of the Week, and we answer a question about a particular RV fireplace.

Duration:00:46:23

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The Best Weather App for RV Travel – Drive Weather

1/14/2024
We have found the best weather app for RV travel. It takes the National Weather Service's weather forecast, showing RVers the weather along their route at the time they reach each point. It allows comparison of different routes, creating stops, interactively changing departure times, and other features that help RVers plan trips around the weather. The Drive Weather app is all about decision-making in regard to the weather. Like a pilot before taking off in an airplane and checking the expected weather en route, the app takes just a few seconds to get “briefed” on the safest route and safest time to leave.

Duration:00:39:43

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Unexpected Scares: Real Tales of RV Dangers

1/10/2024
The RV Lifestyle is filled with adventures. But most of us also experience some unexpected RV Dangers. In Episode 479 of the RV Podcast, we hear from 10 real RVers about the unsuspected scares they have encountered. And in each one, there's a valuable lesson learned. The idea for this topic came from our new RV Lifestyle Community, where a post asks readers to share the most scary things that have happened to them on RV trips. PLUS we have the Social Media Buzz, News of the Week, and answering your questions.

Duration:00:47:45