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Can a Camper Tip Over?

The average camper trailer, per an article on our site, is 24 feet long and about 5,200 pounds. Campers can be smaller, like the 19-foot 2015 Jayco Jay Flight 19RD. That camper weighs 3,715 pounds. They can be bigger as well, such as the 32-foot long 2017 Cherokee West 274DBH. […]

Pride RV Resort – Campground Highlight

The Carolinas in October sounds just about perfect, right?  For Dave and I who live in Florida, we were excited for a welcomed change of scenery and temperatures. From door to door, we were looking at a 602-mile trip to our destination of Pride RV Resort in Maggie Valley, NC, […]

Can RVs Stay at Truck Stops?

In planning our camping trips, I have become more aware of the difficulties that can take place from RVers and truck drivers sharing a parking lot overnight at truck stops/travel centers. RVs can use truck stops, but it might not be the first choice an RVer should make. Before you […]

Can RVs Camp Overnight at Cabela’s?

RV ownership sure doesn’t come cheap. Once you get over the initial financial hurdle of purchasing your vehicle, there’s a whole slew of other costs that await you. You have to pay for fuel for your RV, must-haves like a generator (which also needs fuel), and any other maintenance and […]

Can I Camp in a Walmart Parking Lot?

While planning my camping trips this past summer, I was surprised to find that some Walmarts do not allow RVs to park overnight. I did find out with a few phone calls and an app, that there are some Walmarts that still allow boondocking. The reassuring answer to my question […]

How Much Does a Truck Camper Cost?

A truck camper, also known as TC, is not a vehicle on its own, but a camper specifically designed to fit over the cab of your regular or long-bed pickup truck.  It is sometimes referred to as a slide-in or cab-over camper.  These campers are versatile and loved by many […]

Upgrading the Camper with Friction Fit Shelves

The travel trailer virgins made their first primitive camping foray over a four-day and three-night weekend. By primitive we mean there was no Wi-Fi. Heck, there was no phone service. We still had full hookups including, of course, water, sewer, and electricity. But not being able to have Netflix or […]