2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee towing an airstream trailer
Automotive News

Airstream Financial Makes Financing Your RV Easier Than Ever

Financing a new Airstream travel trailer just become easier than ever! The new Airstream Financial program is powered by Bank of American to make it easier for customers to apply for vehicle financing at the dealership.  Check out the Airstream Financial program  This is hot off the press from Airstream in Jackson Center, Ohio. Airstream …

A Fleetwood Discovery is seen parked at the Boston RV & Camping Expo at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
Marine & RVs

The New Fleetwood Discovery LXE 36HQ Is a Top 10 RV for 2021

The Fleetwood Discovery has been a mainstay in the RV world for a quarter-century. To celebrate the milestone, Fleetwood decided that it would release a special Anniversary Edition. Why is this important? Because it means that in 2021, you can purchase a standard package but still enjoy many of the special features that are only …

A recreational vehicle stops for gas and is fully prepared for a road trip with an RV, Jeep, Kayak and bicycles
Marine & RVs

RV Triple Towing: Which States Allow It?

Ready to hit the lake with your new jet skis? Sounds fun, especially if you’re bringing your camper along. There’s more to towing an RV than just hitching up and peeling out of the driveway, however. If you’re not familiar with triple towing, you might want to take some time to learn more about it, …

Hemphill Brothers Coach Company's luxury Star Bus RV at night
Marine & RVs

In These Cool RV Rentals, You Can Party Like a Rock Star

We often cover the best RVs to buy and offer tips for living your best camper life. But RV ownership isn’t for everyone. They can be expensive to purchase and maintain and complicated to operate, especially for first-timers. However, you don’t have to own a motorhome to enjoy one. In fact, RV rentals abound. And if you’re …

A gray Airstream Globetrotter camper off-road in the woods.
Marine & RVs

Is Buying an Airstream Camper Really Worth the Monster Cash?

Some things are better than they actually are. Let me explain. Nostalgia, icons, classics, these labels raise things above their literal value and give them a supernatural position where what they actually are matters less than what we think they are. A Jeep Wrangler is a great example of this. Airstream campers have fully passed …

RV driving down a snow road
Marine & RVs

Here’s How Not to Freeze When Winter Camping in Your RV

Winter camping in an RV can make for a pretty unique and thrilling adventure. And while it might sound intimidating to camp during the colder months, with the right preparations, you can enjoy the excitement of winter camping while staying both warm and safe in your RV.  Can you use your RV during the winter? …

A Class C RV is parked in a car park as members of the public are asked to stop traveling to the Scottish Highlands
Marine & RVs

Don’t Expect People to Stop Renting RVs in 2021

The RV rental business is experiencing dramatic fluctuations. Due to a surge in the popularity of the camper business, both sales and rentals of the Recreation Vehicle (RV) saw unprecedented success in 2020. In fact, this vacation trend isn’t likely to lose much momentum any time soon. Don’t expect people to stop renting RVs in …

RV campers and travel trailers
Marine & RVs

The Keystone Montana 3231CK Is the Goldilocks of Towable RVs

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way people travel, creating a surge in RV sales. Campers are more popular than ever as hoards of Americans take to the roadways in search of adventure.  To meet the growing demand, manufacturers are getting creative with floor plans and interior design. Recreational vehicles come in all sizes. You …

The profile of the Magic Bus mobile preschool EV Winnebago
Marine & RVs

Winnebago Built a Magic Bus EV Mobile School RV

Winnebago has a specialty vehicle division. This division takes care of crafting their commercial platforms for clients that require special attention. For example, they prepare a Winnebago RV for use as a food truck, wheelchair-accessible RV, mobile surgical station or dental office, and so on. Recently, they got the opportunity to work together with the …

The Airstream travel trailer is by a campsite, a truck, and solar panels.
Marine & RVs

Airstream Doubles Down on Vintage Vibe While Going All-in on Evs

RVs are booming. At this point, most of us understand the importance of safely traveling by isolating and being as self-sufficient as possible. In the RV game, whether camper van, motorhome, trailer, or overlanding truck rig, the demand has spurred the creation of countless new boutique builders. While the segment has become inundated with flashy …

RV campers lined up in a parking lot
Marine & RVs

How Big of a Down Payment Do You Need to Finance an RV?

With the coronavirus pandemic ongoing, a recreational vehicle — also known as an RV, camper, motorhome, or travel trailer — can allow you to travel comfortably and maintain social distance from others. You eliminate the need for hotel rooms, restaurants, and restrooms on your travels with a camper. According to the RV Industry Association, 11 …

Working remotely from an RV
Marine & RVs

The Do’s and Don’ts of Working Remotely From Your RV

The prospect of living full-time in an RV is pretty enticing. So is working remotely. But is there any way to combine the two? Of course. With remote work opportunities becoming more common, working remotely from your RV is more possible now than in the past. Can you work remotely from an RV? As it …

A 2021 Forest River Chaparral Fifth-Wheel RV Trailer sits at the base of a mountainside.
Marine & RVs

Is Traveling in an RV Cheaper for Vacations?

Is traveling in an RV really a way to save money? Is it cheaper to haul your family around in a recreational vehicle for vacations instead of getting a hotel room or renting a house? Well, let’s cover a few hidden costs to consider.  Do RVs help save on travel costs?  The answer to this …

An RV driving down a scenic road
Marine & RVs

Why You Need to Take an RV Shakedown Trip

Congratulations! You’re the proud owner of a new RV! But what comes next? Unfortunately, it’s not quite as easy as parking your RV in your driveway and leaving it be until your first big RV trip. Before hitting the road for your first adventure, you’re going to want to hit the road for an RV …

Winnebago RV camper, 2017 Travato, Hastings Mesa, Ridgway Colorado at sunset, CLASS C Motorhome.
Marine & RVs

NADA Has Taken the Stress Out of RV Shopping

You’ve done the research and are ready to go shopping for an RV. So the last thing you want to do is spend your day at a dealership when you could be cruising to a campground. Now there’s an easier way to purchase a camper, with NADA’s RV Buying Program. Though shopping around is recommended …

Two people walk outside an RV camper.
Marine & RVs

A Small Investment Can Protect Your RV for Years

An RV is a major purchase, so you want to ensure you’re doing your part to protect it. One small thing many owners overlook is a camper cover. This modest investment offers a big pay-off when it comes to protecting your rig for years to come.  For many RVers, their camper spends more time in …

An RV camper parked on the shore along Kyle of Tongue, shallow sea loch in northwest Highland, Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, Scotland, UK.
Marine & RVs

An RV Is At The Epicenter of Blast in Nashville

A recreational vehicle is a source of joy for many families. It provides an opportunity to visit the scenic outdoors, but at the same time provide home-like shelter. So, they are made in such a way to make use of every little space. Numerous cabinets, under-bed storage, and under chassis storage are common in most …

Oceanfront RV campground overlooking the Maine coastline

You’ll Want to Park Your RV at One of These Oceanfront RV Campgrounds

There’s nothing like taking an oceanfront vacation. Falling asleep to the sound of rolling waves in the background, only to wake up surrounded by the sweet smell of salty air. Fortunately for RV owners, there are several oceanfront RV campgrounds located across the U.S.  Hunting Island State Park in South Carolina According to RVshare, Hunting …

A costumed waitress serves the desert of a four-course dinner to a couple in their recreational vehicle (RV) in the parking lot of the Kochschule Neumuenster cooking school
Marine & RVs

Does Anyone Regret Buying an RV?

As the pandemic continues, campers are getting sold rapidly. There seem to be many stories of campers loving the RV they chose and being happy that they made the plunge into purchasing one. But are there any people who actually regret buying one? One Reddit forum shows there are some people that bought a camper …

White 2020 Leisure Travel Vans Unity RV driving through a forested mountain road
Marine & RVs

3 Reasons Why Buying an RV Isn’t For Everyone

Are you on the fence about buying an RV? That can be a good thing. Purchasing a recreational vehicle is a serious investment, so you should consider the potential downsides before making your purchase. Plus, we have experienced RV owners and travelers sharing their buying advice.  Potential reasons to not buy an RV  First of …

2021 Ram 3500 towing an RV
Marine & RVs

Canadian RVs Are Sneaking Into the U.S. Using This 1 Major Loophole

Let’s face it, Canada is a beautiful yet alarmingly cold country during the winter months. As a result, plenty of Canadians embark on RV road trips into the U.S. seeking warmer climates. However, the arrival of COVID-19 means the land border with Canada is currently shut. In response, determined RV enthusiasts have found one major …

Forest River travel trailer outside set up for camping
Hybrids & Electrics

An All-Electric RV by Lordstown Motors Is Finally on Its Way

As the auto industry’s electrification becomes more prevalent, it was only a matter of time before it hit the world of RVs. EV startup Lordstown Motors just announced that it would partner with Camping World to develop an electric RV and electric travel trailer. While established manufacturers such as Airstream have dabbled with electricity in …

A Winnebago logo decorates the front of a motorhome offered for sale at the Camp-Land RV dealership on June 18, 2009, in Burns Harbor, Indiana.
Marine & RVs

The Winnebago Hike Is a Top 10 RV of 2021

In the RV industry for decades, Winnebago is a top-rated, beloved brand. When the company broke into the towable market, everyone expected the same quality and dependability of the manufacturer’s motorhomes. Winnebago did not disappoint. It succeeded with travel trailers and became a huge hit with adventurers looking for a high-quality camper. The recent release of …

A pickup tows a fifth-wheel RV trailer around a bend in the road.
Marine & RVs

RV Awards Season: 2021 Luxury Fifth-Wheel of the Year

RV models are often updated just like cars and trucks. That is why, like cars and trucks, there is an effort to recognize the best of the best in each category annually. We’ve recently covered the 2021 RV award winners for the Class A, Class B, and Class C motorhomes. We’ve also covered toy haulers, travel trailers, and some fifth-wheelers. Below, …

A pickup tows a fifth-wheel RV trailer around a bend in the road.
Marine & RVs

RV Awards Season: 2021 Mid-Priced Fifth-Wheel of the Year

Every year the recreational vehicle industry announces award winners for each category of vehicle. We have already covered the Class A, Class B, and Class C motorhome winners for 2021. Also, we spent some time going over entry-level, mid-priced, and luxury travel trailers. Today, we cover the winners of the mid-priced fifth-wheel RV models.  About the fifth-wheel …

Motorhome and travel trailer RVs parked in Myrtle Beach Travel Park in South Carolina near sunset.
Marine & RVs

Former AutoNation Execs Now Sell RVs

Many sectors of the economy have struggled this year, but RVs have enjoyed great growth in 2020 with higher sales and rentals. Because of the pandemic, many families were looking for something different to do this summer. That led to an increased interest in RV’ing. The explosion of interest has spurred great growth for RV …

A woman checks out a teardrop camper at an RV show
Marine & RVs

RV Awards Season: 2021 Luxury Travel Trailer of the Year

Travel trailers are a popular option for families to get away on an adventure but still have some of home accommodations. These vehicles provide an escape without dealing with crowded spaces such as airports, bus terminals, rail depots, or even hotels. Consequently, travel trailers’ sales, indeed sales of all RV variations, have been booming during the global …

A double axle 2021 Radiance 28BH travel trailer RV
Marine & RVs

RV Awards Season: 2021 Mid-Priced Travel Trailer of the Year

Each year, this is one of two times for the best deals on a pop-up camper, travel trailer, fifth wheel, or motorhome. Fortunately, it is also the time of year that RV awards are announced. That means that right now, it is easier to identify a good unit to take the family on an adventure in. We have already …

A Class C RV is parked in a car park as members of the public are asked to stop traveling to the Scottish Highlands
Marine & RVs

Buying an RV at an Auction Can Save You a Ton of Money

More Americans are taking to the RV life these days. Vacationing with the family in a camper van or trailer is more appealing, and you may be considering an RV purchase yourself. Before you head to the local dealer, there’s another venue you might want to consider. Heading to the auction to buy your family …