17 Tips for Towing a Small Camper Trailer

If you often travel with just your immediate family or a few friendly passengers, then a small camper trailer is all you need. Now, it’s important that I define what a “small” camper trailer is for the sake of this article, because there are some trailers out there that are only 10 feet wide! I’m talking more about 40-foot campers, …

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How Much Do Pop-Up Campers Weigh (and other considerations)

Welcome to the 21st century—gone are the days of your grandpa’s pop-up. Pop-ups have moved up to snazzy, efficient, cozy and comfy recreational vehicles.  They come with many amenities to keep the experienced camper happy or welcome the first time questionable camper. The weight of a pop-up can vary as much as any travel trailer or fifth wheel considering their …

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9 Tips for Towing a Fifth-Wheel Trailer

Fifth-wheel trailers are known for their unique looks, which include a protruding front section. Although they have a somewhat odd shape, many of these trailers boast bi-level floor plans, meaning there’s plenty of room to bring your friends and family on your RVing adventures. The reason they’re called fifth-wheel trailers has to do with the type of hitch that is …

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Average RV Costs with 19 Example Prices

There are so many types of RVs out there to choose from. Some people want the whole motorhome experience while other drivers would prefer to hitch a travel trailer or fifth-wheel trailer to their truck or SUV. No matter your preferences, though, one deciding factor in which type of RV you’ll choose is the cost. RVs can cost between $10,000 …

How to Repair a Camper Water Heater Step-by-Step

A few months ago, I discussed how to fix your camper’s air conditioner. Of course, the AC isn’t the only unit that can break down. You also have to worry about your camper water heater. As the name implies, the water heater is what provides warm water throughout the camper. Whether for a toasty shower, hot water to make tea, …