5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Buying a Pop Up Camper

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Buying a Pop Up Camper

Buying a pop up camper soon? First learn what owners wish they knew sooner! Five key facts lie ahead about heat, setup, space, maintenance, and towing. This introduction tackles what pop up veterans would tell new buyers. Wisdom from experience keeps road trips fun! Pop ups seem cute…at first! But their canvas walls and folding…

Turning On Heat in Starcraft Camper
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Turning On Heat in Starcraft Camper

Starcraft campers are a popular brand of recreational vehicles prized for their durability and reliability. These campers rely on propane furnaces to provide heat and hot water when not connected to external power sources. Propane is stored in tanks and distributed via lines into the RV, powering stoves, fridges, and furnaces.  The furnace combusts propane…

4-Bike Rack for Camper How to Install (My Guideline)
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4-Bike Rack for Camper How to Install (My Guideline)

RV camping and cycling go hand-in-hand for many outdoor enthusiasts. As more and more Americans take to the open road in their recreational vehicles for adventure travel and sightseeing excursions, having a way to securely transport bikes is becoming increasingly important. But finding the right bike rack solution can be a confusing process – with…

Why Is RV Camping Ideal for Family Bonding?
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Why Is RV Camping Ideal for Family Bonding?

Our family just returned from a life-changing RV camping trip that brought us closer than ever imagined. The camper’s tight quarters prompted togetherness and compromise, unlike at-home amenities. Unplugged from tech and obligations, we reconnected with conversations, songs, and games on endless mountain roads. At night, cozying up around crackling fires, the stars above ignited…

Weight of Pop Up Campers: A Comprehensive Discussion

Weight of Pop Up Campers: A Comprehensive Discussion

Pop-up campers, also known as folding or tent trailers, offer a lightweight, compact option for road trips and camping adventures. When folded for travel, they are smaller than other travel trailers. But once set up at a site, they “Pop up” to reveal ample living space with beds, seating, storage, and often slide-out dining areas…

Tips for Preventing RV Break-Ins and Theft
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Tips for Preventing RV Break-Ins and Theft

RV owners dread hearing the glass shatter or pry bar peeling metal when a thief breaks into their cherished home on wheels. Returning to violated personal space and stolen property is any RVer’s nightmare. Unfortunately, RV theft and burglaries are rampant across North America totaling in thousands annually. But you need not resign yourself to…

First Aid for Campers
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First Aid for Campers

Spending time outdoors camping connects us with nature and provides an escape from the stresses of daily life. However, injuries and illnesses can happen even in remote locations. Having first aid knowledge and supplies on hand enables you to manage medical situations confidently when professional help is far away. This guide covers essential first aid…

Introduction to Online RV and Camping Forums | Everything You Need to Know

Introduction to Online RV and Camping Forums | Everything You Need to Know

RVing and camping are extremely popular outdoor recreational activities in North America. With an estimated 1 million full-time RVers in the U.S. alone and millions more enjoying occasional camping trips, there is great interest in resources and communities dedicated to the RV and camping lifestyle. Online RV and camping forums have emerged to meet this…

Camper AC Clicks But Doesn’t Come On | How Do I Fix
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Camper AC Clicks But Doesn’t Come On | How Do I Fix

It’s finally time for your camping trip and you’ve loaded up the camper, ready to hit the road. As you start driving, you realize it’s getting hot inside. So, you turn on the AC, expecting cool relief. Press the button—just a clicking sound. No cold air. You start sweating as the temperature rises. What’s wrong…