Category Archives: Road Trips

RV Safety Tips for Summer Travelers

RV travel is one of the most enjoyable and rewarding ways to vacation and August is prime camping season. More than 20 million Americans will travel in RVs this summer heading to our country’s 16,000-plus campgrounds, and enjoying time outdoors … Continue reading

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3 Places To Go In August

This is it: The last full month of summer. Don’t start pulling out the sweaters yet. There’s still a full month of summer to enjoy. Before the cool air starts moving in, these three festival hot spots are great for … Continue reading

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Nappanee: Embrace the Pace

Nappanee’s many shops, beautifully restored murals, and storied architecture can be enjoyed with a leisurely stroll. A window to another world, the quiet rhythms of Amish life—more than 3,500 Old Order Amish make their homes here—are revealed along back roads … Continue reading

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RVing in my Tilley Hat

RV travel is about seeing new places, experiencing life from a different perspective, taste testing local cuisine, making new friends, experiencing a random moment, and enjoying my good looking and highly functional Tilley hat. Even though they are supremely endurable … Continue reading

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Moby 1: All Terrain Teardrop Trailer

Teardrops were a common sight from the ’30s through the ’50s, but popularity faded as vehicles became larger, fuel was cheap, and recreational vehicles became supersized. During recent years teardrop trailers have experienced a resurgence in popularity. In earlier articles … Continue reading

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TruckDown Launches PlanRV

In recent years TruckDown, a service designed for the commercial trucking industry, recorded an increasing number of RV owners using TruckDown.com to locate repair services and generate truck routes. Turns out the “truck worthy” size of many modern RVs limits … Continue reading

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Middlebury: Small Town Delights

The neighborhood butcher, the Main Street hardware store, and the welcoming shop owner capture everyone’s idea of a small town. Middlebury is one of the most popular stops among RV enthusiasts. The massive Jayco manufacturing complex is located there, as … Continue reading

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Shipshewana: A Shopper’s Paradise

Shipshewana is a bustling village with quaint shop-lined streets, specialty retailers, and home-style dining. Shoppers search for handcrafted items, baked goods, and what-not behind picturesque turn-of-the-century storefronts. The Midwest’s largest flea market brims with bargains and hundreds of vendors. Livestock … Continue reading

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5 RV Tips & Tricks

You’re making plans to set off on a relaxing vacation or exciting adventure in your recreational vehicle but are you prepared for any misadventures or unforeseen difficulties you might encounter on the road? Preventative measures and maintenance will reduce the … Continue reading

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Camping in August

RV travel is one of the most enjoyable and rewarding ways to vacation and August is prime camping season. The timing could not be better. The attraction of recreational vehicle travel is to see the country, visit new places, meet … Continue reading

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