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All about traveling North American and living the RV Lifestyle

All about traveling North American and living the RV Lifestyle
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All about traveling North American and living the RV Lifestyle

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Episode 167: How to Find the Ultimate Camping Site in 2018

11/21/2017
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Episode 167: How to Find the Ultimate Camping Site in 2018 Before you start making your RV travel plans for the next camping season, you’ll want to listen to this week’s interview about a great resource for finding the perfect spot in public campgrounds. From state and out of the way municipal spots to outstanding boondocking campsites in state and national forests or other wilderness areas, our guest Ted Houghton has a resource that will truly help you find the ultimate camping spot in...

Duration: 01:03:10


Episode 166: Camping’s Dirty Little Secret

11/14/2017
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Episode 166: Camping’s Dirty Little Secret We have a jam-packed show for you this week. First off, we’ll tackle the dirty little secret of the RV industry. Yes, they are indeed selling lots and lots of new RVs. Setting sales records seemingly every month. But what they don’t tell you is that you’re going to have a very difficult time finding a place to camp in that RV because we’re not building campgrounds fast enough to keep up with all those new RVers. We’ll tackle this issue in our...

Duration: 01:05:42


Episode #165: The Girl Camping Movement

11/7/2017
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Episode #165: The Girl Camping Movement No, I’m not being politically incorrect. There really is a Girl Camping Movement and it is one of the fastest growing segments of the recreational vehicle movement. Women old and young are following their dreams, buying an RV and traveling the highways and byways of North America. In this week’s episode, we talk to the leading ambassador foe the Girl Camping Movement, who has a lot to teach us all about the joys of traveling with an RV. Plus, we...

Duration: 00:54:40


Episode 164: The Fake Service Dog Scandal

10/31/2017
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Episode 164: The Fake Service Dog Scandal We have lots to talk about this week. We’re going to start off with a discussion about a very controversial topic: The proliferation of what is being called fake service dogs. It’s becoming a national scandal and I’m sorry to say, a lot of RVers are involved, registering their dogs as service animals when, in fact, they have had no real service dog training and the registration is just a sham so they can take their pets with them wherever they...

Duration: 01:10:21


Episode 163: How a high tech RV is helping restore communications to Puerto Rico

10/24/2017
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Episode 163: How a high tech RV is helping restore communications to Puerto Rico We’ve all heard of the horrible devastation still affecting Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Nearly a month after the storm, water and electricity are in scarce supply. Cellphone service ranges from spotty to nonexistent, landline telephones are out, banks and many businesses are shuttered, cars are damaged and roads blocked. For many, work and school still have not resumed and there’s been no...

Duration: 01:00:53


Episode162: How to fulltime RV on your Social Security

10/17/2017
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Episode162: How to fulltime RV on your Social Security In this episode of the RV Podcast we’ll talk to an expert on how to fulltime RV on $1,500 a month, even less if you follow some of the tips you’ll hear on our interview of the week segment…coming up. Also in this episode, lots of practical, how-to RV tips and advice, your questions and our answers, RV news of the week and an off the beaten path report for your RV travels. Click the player below to Listen Now or scroll down through...

Duration: 01:06:21


Episode 161: An RV Club for Today’s RVers

10/10/2017
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Episode 161: An RV Club for Today’s RVers There are RV Clubs and then there are the Escapees. Ever heard of them before? If you’re an active RVer, if you dream of working from the road, or retiring to an RVing life of adventure, or packing the most fun you can into your weekend camping tips, you need to know about the Escapees. This week, in our interview segment, you’ll meet the young couple who are leading the Escapees community and discover just why this club may be the perfect fit...

Duration: 01:11:14


Episode 160: How to save on fuel costs and get better mileage with your RV

10/3/2017
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Episode 160: How to save on fuel costs and get better mileage with your RV Probably the top question motorhome owners are asked is “what do you get for mileage?” Although gas prices are dropping again, the big spike they had after the hurricanes this summer reminds all of us that one of the biggest expenses our RV lifestyle has to deal with is fuel prices. So, how can we lower those costs and get the best mileage possible? To help us with that our interview of the week features our friend...

Duration: 01:08:48


Episode 159: How to shop for and get the absolute best deal on your next RV

9/26/2017
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Episode 159: How to shop for and get the absolute best deal on your next RV Don't buy an RV without listening to this episode and our interview of the week... Plus your questions, our answers, tips and RV news Show Notes for Episode #159 Sept. 27, 2017 of Roadtreking - The RV Podcast: WHAT MIKE AND JENNIFER ARE UP TO THIS WEEK We’re hitting the road as soon as this podcast is recorded, heading first to Ashville, NC where we will be attending the Overland East Expo, Sept....

Duration: 01:13:34


Episode 158: Satellite Internet for RVers Takes a Huge Step Forward

9/19/2017
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Episode 158: Satellite Internet for RVers Takes a Huge Step Forward Location Independence is a phrase you hear a lot about these days in the RV industry as more and more people take to a life on the road in their RV and do their work from anywhere, as long as they have a connection to the Internet. That connection is now a whole lot more reliable thanks to a company called Kymeta that has come up with a revolutionary satellite solution that provides broadband-speed Internet where it’s...

Duration: 01:13:24


Episode 157: How to find the perfect boondocking spot

9/11/2017
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Episode 157: How to find the perfect boondocking spot Boondocking just may be the biggest trend affecting the RV Lifestyle these days. For one thing, with so many new RVers coming on the scene, it’s getting more difficult each day to find an open site at a campground. But for another, new technology like solar power, engine generators and lithium batteries are making it much easier to camp in the wilderness, with no hookups, off the grid. So how do you find that perfect boondocking...

Duration: 01:13:57


Episode 156 - RVing in Europe: Campskunk’s Big Adventure

9/5/2017
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Episode 156 - RVing in Europe: Campskunk’s Big Adventure In this week’s podcast we catch up with our friend Campskunk, who shipped his RV to Europe and has been touring as many different countries as possible. He tells us what RVing is like over there, the differences he’s encountering and the surprises – both good and bad. If you’ve ever thought about RVing in Europe, his is a must listen. Also, if you want to see a video version of the interview, we’ll post that on our YouTube RV...

Duration: 01:04:57


Episode 155: How to Make Your Fulltime RV Dreams Come True

8/29/2017
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Episode 155: How to Make Your Fulltime RV Dreams Come True Have you ever dreamed about fulltiming in an RV? Quitting your job, moving from a sticks and bricks house to an RV, taking your family on the road and becoming location independent? It’s happening every day. In fact, our guest in the interview segment this week estimates that 200,000 families are doing that across the country right now. Is this for you? What about school and the kids? What about earning a living? Stay tuned...

Duration: 01:09:00


Episode 154 Wanna Be an Author? Telling Your Stories On the Road

8/22/2017
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RT154 Wanna Be an Author? Telling Your Stories On the Road Have you a story to tell, a book to write, a blog to do? This week, we are going to meet an on-the-road author, an RVer who likes to say she tells lies for a living. Writer Judy Howard will be our guest. Judy teaches creative writing to RVers at gatherings and rallies and workshops all across the country, at the same time writing her own novels while fulltiming on the road. You will enjoy our discussion. Plus we have lots of RV...

Duration: 01:13:36


Episode 153: The Biggest RV Event of the Year: The Total Eclipse

8/15/2017
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Episode 153: The Biggest RV Event of the Year: The Total Eclipse This week we are talking about THE outdoor and RV event of the year, and that is Monday’s total solar eclipse. We’ll tell you why this is so important, why it’s perfect for RVers, how to view it safely, how to find a place to watch it and why, even if you have to skip work or school, this is the one event of the year just made to be experienced by RV. Plus, your RV questions, RV news of the week, traveling tech tips and...

Duration: 01:02:53


Episode 152: What every camper needs to know before heading out on the trails!

8/7/2017
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Episode 152: What every camper needs to know before heading out on the trails! One activity every RVer loves to take part in is hiking. Whether it’s a long day trip, a short hour long loop or a half-day picnic hike, exploring the wilderness by foot is one of the joys of camping and our mobile lifestyle. But staying safe needs to be a top priority on any hike and in this week’s podcast, we’ll hear important advice from an expert hiker… coming up in our interview of the week. But we also...

Duration: 01:07:03


Episode 151: Downsizing Your RV!

8/1/2017
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There’s a new trend sweeping the RV industry: Downsizing. In involves trading in big Class A or Supersized Class C motorhomes for something smaller, most usually a Class B. Today we meet a couple who have done just that: Jim and Chris Guld, otherwise known as the Geeks on Tour as they’ve traveled the country demoing technology tools to RVers at major shows and rallies. The Geeks share with us the factors that led to their downsizing and how they are adjusting to traveling the country in...

Duration: 01:07:57


Episode 150: Snakes Alive!

7/25/2017
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Snakes. They are out there. And RVers, campers and hikers are much more likely to encounter them than the average person, especially this time of the year, when warm weather has these cold blooded reptiles slithering around. And their territory is likely to be close to where you park your RV and do your exploring. How worried should you be about encountering venomous snakes? What’s the best way to deal with a snake encounter? Our guest is an expert on snakes, especially the five types...

Duration: 01:10:51


Episode 149: The Changing Face of Camping

7/18/2017
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Episode 149: The Changing Face of Camping Camping in North America is changing rapidly. In this episode of the podcast, we’ll learn in our interview segment from the most comprehensive camping study ever done, from the industry’s most influential camping organization. Toby O’Rourke, the Chief Franchise Operations Offer for Kampgrounds of America, shares the results with us, telling us how its changing, who is driving that change and what it means to every RVer out there. Plus your...

Duration: 01:07:28


Episode 148: On to the next 30,000 Roadtreks!

7/11/2017
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Up in Kitchener Ontario at the factory where the Erwin Hymer Group of North America builds Roadtrek Motorhomes, they just celebrated a momentous event – the building of the 30,000th Roadtrek since the company’s founding more than 40 years ago. We were there, met the buyer and talked to officials who shared some what’s ahead for Roadtrek and the booming Class B RV market. All that is coming up in our interview section. Also this week, listener questions, some great TV tips, traveling...

Duration: 01:00:53

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