The latest news about camping and developments in North American campgrounds and RV parks from Janet Groene. DISCLAIMER: These news items are believed current at press time but conditions are still changing quickly, not just because of COVID but because of other factors such as weather and highway conditions. Just before your trip get current information by phoning the campground. Don’t rely solely on websites or Facebook. Full facilities and activities may not be open and COVID restrictions vary. Get specifics about rates, campground facilities, reservation policies, campsite […]
The place I am looking into purchasing an RV from is 11 hour drive. And they want to charge $595 for a PDI fee and $389 for doc fee. This seems extremely excessive to me as I work for a car dealer and well.. a PDI will cost $195 (for an hour’s work) and I’m not even sure we charge for that. And its max $55 for doc fees in my state. Is this typical for travel trailers? I also have another place 8 hours away that is […]
Just wondering if anyone has any experience pulling a pop up trailer with the Explorer XLT 2.3L I-4 EcoBoost. With the Class II towing package, it’s listed that I can tow up to 3000lbs and my tent trailer loaded up usually weights in under 2700. With that said, I’m wondering how much, highways, hills, wind, etc are going to suck and how much my Explorer will hate me after a long weekend into the bush?