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Top Summer RV Destinations

It’s that time of the year again! The weather is beautiful, the days last longer, and the call of the open road grows louder and louder. Maybe you’re still in the market for an RV, or maybe yours is already fully prepared for your next departure, but it never hurts to consider future travel destinations - especially when there are so many fantastic sights to see throughout our fascinating country! Here is a selection of five gorgeous places to think about traveling to in your RV this summer.   Yellowstone National Park     It may be an obvious choice, but we’d be remiss to not include it. It’s famous for being the first National Park in the United . . . Read more

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Tips on Cleaning the Inside of Your RV

When you are RVing you are small space living. When you are living in a small space a little bit of clutter makes a bigger difference than a little bit of clutter in a big space. Studies show that having a clean living space reduces stress and adds to your overall health. There are two major reasons people deep clean their RVs at the end of the summer: School starts and people park their RV for the Winter Snowbirds get ready to head down South Create a Checklist Checklists are great for consistency. They also allow you to reduce missing areas that need to be frequently cleaned. Some people have lists for frequent cleaning and other lists for annual or semi-annual cleaning. Get into a Routine Routines . . . Read more

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4 Fuel Saving Tips for RVers

RVers all across the country are enjoying these low gas prices, but what if you could lower your gas expense even more? The more you save on gas, the more you can spend on quality experiences during your travels. Here are our tips to put more money back into your pocket. Get a Tune Up The condition of your RV has a lot to do with how much fuel you use. Make sure that your RV has been serviced as recommended by the manufacturer. If you get a little slack on this, over time you may see significant diminishing returns on your fuel mileage. Tire pressure can have a big impact on fuel efficiency. Plan Your Route Carefully If you're driving on a flat and straight road you'll see good fuel efficiency. . . . Read more

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Apache Villagehttp://www.apachevillagerv.com/blog en-us Sat, 8 Oct 2016 20:07:28 -0500 Sat, 8 Oct 2016 20:07:28 -0500 There are a lot of people that are retired, are about to retire or who want to give up the 9 - 5 and live free by working remote on the open road. We've interviewed many Full Time RVers and came up with a list of some of the top reasons why people prefer living in an RV over a traditional house. Freedom What type of life do you want to live? What history do you want to experience? If you could go anywhere in the country, where would you go? With RVing you have the ultimate freedom to live where and how you want. . . . Read more

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WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF RVS

The question isn’t which type of RV is best but which is best for you? Some people make the common mistake of thinking that the different “Classes” of RVs mean that you have to have a specific type of drivers license. But the truth is you DO NOT need a special license to drive an RV. Below are the different types of RVs so you aren’t confused. One important thing to note, these are just RVs. There are other fantastic options in the form of Travel Trailers, 5th wheels and Toy Haulers that we will be highlighting in another blog post. With any type of RV there are many variations in size, features and cost. These are generalizations of the different types. Class A: The big, . . . Read more

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10 Reasons Living in an RV beats Living in a House

There are a lot of people that are retired, are about to retire or who want to give up the 9 - 5 and live free by working remote on the open road. We've interviewed many Full Time RVers and came up with a list of some of the top reasons why people prefer living in an RV over a traditional house. Freedom What type of life do you want to live? What history do you want to experience? If you could go anywhere in the country, where would you go? With RVing you have the ultimate freedom to live where and how you want. Time in Nature RVing often puts you in scenic spots in nature. This doesn't always have to be in the middle of nowhere. Sometimes nature is just outside of a busy city but . . . Read more

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BE A GOOD CAMPING NEIGHBOR

Being a good Camping Neighbor is about respect. It just takes a little common sense and thinking from the other persons perspective. You have to be considerate for other campers, the campground, and nature. Make sure the kids know the rules as well. General Read and respect the campground's rules and policies. Just because you don't understand why they do things a certain way, doesn't mean they don't have a reason. Do not walk through another camper's site, walk around it. Even if you are going to the bathrooms. While someone is camping think of their site as their yard. Limit noise from 10 pm until 6 am. At night noise carries far so keep this in mind. Yes I'm sure you like loud . . . Read more

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17 Things NOT TO DO While Camping

There is a lot of variation in the types of camping you can experience. Whether you are boondocking in the wilderness or commercial camping at an RV Resort, here are some of the worst things you could while camping. Forget to Bring Bug Spray:   A swarm of mosquitoes or gnats can ruin a good time in a hurry. In fact it can create pure misery. Not Bring Enough TP:   RVs use a specific type of TP. Make sure you have more than you plan on using for your trip. If you plan on using the campground facilities bring your own just in case it's a busy weekend and they run out. Leave Food Sitting Outside:   Want to attract animals and bugs? Just leave out a meal for them and they'll come . . . Read more

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