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GIVEAWAY- BEAT THE HEAT!! Comment Below: #Heat For a Chance to Win a Fan, Aluminet and a Chill Pal!

By |2021-06-20T17:00:49-05:00June 20th, 2021|Hiking-Backpacking|

We want to continue to give back and give thanks so we are doing another Giveaway! This giveaway will run from Sunday, June 6, 2021 until Wednesday, June 16 , 2021 at 2:00 PM Pacific Time- when we will be picking our winners on the next Live Feed! The next Giveaway items are: A Beat the Heat Kit which includes: Opolar USB Fan Aluminet Shade Cloth Chill Pal Neck Gator! How to Enter the Giveaway – You must be subscribed to CRVL on YouTube and/or Instagram. Leave a comment below […]

Woman charged after reckless RV chase

By |2021-06-20T05:00:39-05:00June 20th, 2021|Boating Activities|

Two women were arrested and one was arraigned in Montcalm County District Court Monday after they led police on a chase in this RV last Saturday, which was stopped just west of 17 Mile and US131. A 49-year-old woman was charged in Montcalm County District Court Monday after recklessly fleeing Michigan State Police in an RV Saturday. According Spl./Lt. Michelle Robinson, with the MSP, troopers from the MSP Lakeview Post responded to the area of M-91 and M-46 on a report of a tan Winnebago driving erratically about 1:34 p.m. […]

Tips for Renting an RV This Summer Vacation

By |2021-06-19T23:00:11-05:00June 19th, 2021|Boating Activities|

We can’t think of a better way to spend the summer than to hit the road and explore the outdoors after months of home isolation. Whether a minimalist camper that is searching for a small campsite in the mountains or a glamper that prefers parking your RV at parks with plenty of amenities, it’s easy to find your ideal outdoor destination and the right rig! Summer is just around the corner as the U.S. is getting back to regular operations, and people are extra antsy. More than ever, it’s important […]

How to Manage Extra-Oily Skin During Hot Weather

By |2021-06-19T13:59:49-05:00June 19th, 2021|Boating Activities|

Photo: Zay Nyi Nyi (Shutterstock) Summer hasn’t even officially started, but many parts of the country have already seen soaring temperatures and extreme heat. Hot weather is annoying—and potentially dangerous—for many reasons, and one of the irritating parts is what it does to your skin. Maybe you’ve been blessed with superior pores, but for most people, when it gets warm outside, their skin takes on a natural sheen, thanks to the production of what seems like way too much oil. But why does this happen, and can we do anything […]

The Interstate 80 Road Trip Guide

By |2021-06-18T19:59:57-05:00June 18th, 2021|Spring RV Escapes|

Other cross-country routes are more famous, but Interstate 80 is one of our most vital east-west arteries. As a matter of fact, it stretches from San Francisco almost to New York City as a smooth, continuous connection through 11 different states. So buckle up and settle in for a tour of one of the longest thruways in the United States. Let’s explore! The History of Interstate 80 Interstate 80 was part of the original plans for the Interstate Highway System when it was established in the 1950s. Construction of I-80 […]

How to Introduce a New Partner to Your Parents

By |2021-06-04T16:51:48-05:00June 4th, 2021|Tech Tips|

Introducing a new love interest to your mom and dad is nerve-wracking, whether it’s the first or ninth time you’ve done it. What if they don’t like your new boyfriend? What if your new girlfriend doesn’t like them? We can’t stop you from bringing home a stinker, but we can try to help make this meeting go smoother—and keep the peace if it doesn’t. Orchestrate a few mini-meetups If you live far from your parents, FaceTime them while you’re hanging out with your boo. Swivel the phone a little and […]

The Pros And Cons Of Living In A Camper Full-Time

By |2021-06-02T20:08:40-05:00June 2nd, 2021|Tech Tips|

The Pros And Cons Of Living In A Camper Full-Time Living in any RV requires a commitment to a more minimalistic lifestyle whether you’re in a 45-foot diesel pusher or a small truck camper or camper van. There are a couple of reasons a trailer or camper might not be the best choice for full-time living, but it’s worth noting that NO recreational vehicle is built and sold for the purpose of becoming a full-time residence. If you talk to the manufacturers and dealers, they all affirm that RVs are […]

Why Pitbulls Can’t Swim, and Other Things to Know Before Taking Your Dog in the Water

By |2021-06-02T16:52:17-05:00June 2nd, 2021|Tech Tips|

Photo: stodolskaya2 (Shutterstock) Everyone loves a dog in a pool. Watching a pup paddle around, snout just above the surface, is a pastime so adored we’ve even named a swimming stroke in its honor. However, that doesn’t mean you should assume you can toss any dog into a pool without a life jacket, thinking natural instincts will take over—it turns out not all dogs swim easily, and there are a number of things you have to consider before lounging with your pooch by the pool, choreographing a summer photo op […]

Campsites Are Being Illegally Resold on Secondary Market

By |2021-06-02T08:08:40-05:00June 2nd, 2021|Hiking-Backpacking|

A new issue is occurring in state parks: campsite reselling. This is also known as the “blackmarket of campsites.” Campsite resellers reserve one or multiple campsites in a park and resell them online, often for higher prices. Is campsite reselling legal? Is it moral? We’ve got the full story here. Campsite Scalpers At Work in Kansas According to officials from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, campsite resellers are hard at work in Kansas State Parks. Campsites are being reserved in mass and sold on the “secondary market […]

How Much Interest You Actually Pay, Based on Your Credit Score

By |2021-05-27T13:52:05-05:00May 27th, 2021|Tech Tips|

Photo: Stokkete (Shutterstock) Your credit score is important to lenders, as it helps them assess you as a credit risk, but it’s important to you, too, because it ultimately determines the interest rates you pay on credit cards and loans. While I knew this in my early twenties, the significance didn’t really sink in until I thought of it in terms of pure cash —how much more or less was I spending on interest alone, based on my credit score? Here’s a look at how that might break down for […]

The Case for Peeling Garlic Before You Roast It

By |2021-05-27T10:51:56-05:00May 27th, 2021|Tech Tips|

Photo: Claire Lower I love the drama of serving a whole head of roasted garlic . It’s a little parcel of flavor that never fails to impress, but extracting the cloves can be a little messy (even with a pickle fork ), and (unless you use an air fryer ) roasting it to that soft and spreadable stage takes at least 50 minutes. Fortunately, you can cut that time in half by peeling the garlic before you roast it. You’ll get a slightly different flavor profile, but it will still […]

Former FIA president Max Mosley dies aged 81

By |2021-05-24T14:10:13-05:00May 24th, 2021|Tech Tips|

Max MosleyRV Racing Press Former FIA president Max Mosley has died aged 81. Mosley was in charge at FIA between 1993 and 2009 and his death was confirmed in a short statement by his family. "The family of Max Mosley can confirm that he died last night after a long battle with cancer," read the statement. "They ask to be allowed to grieve in private." Bernie Ecclestone , who worked alongside Mosley as the pair completely transformed Formula 1 during their respective careers and paid him a heartfelt tribute. "Really, […]

This Tiny Camper Fits in a Garage (And You Can Stand Inside It)

By |2021-05-24T08:06:36-05:00May 24th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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A camper you can stand in that fits in a garage?! While it sounds too good to be true, it does exist. If you’re looking for a small camper that fits in your garage but won’t cramp your style, the MeerKat trailer might be just what you’re looking for. This tiny camper is big on features! And it can be towed by almost any car. Let’s learn more about the MeerKat trailer and take a virtual tour here. The MeerKat Trailer: A Camper You Can […]

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Is It Legal to Ride eBikes in National Parks?

By |2021-05-24T08:06:32-05:00May 24th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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Is It Legal to Ride eBikes in National Parks? Electric bikes, or ebikes, are becoming more popular with RVers, but can you take yours into a National Park? There are many fun ways to experience national parks, and one of them is on two wheels. We also see lots of ebikes cruising along the streets and trails these days. The increased use has pushed the federal government to some new regulations in place. In this article, we’ll take a look at what they are allowing […]

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May 24, 2009: Space Shuttle Atlantis Lands on Edwards AFB

By |2021-05-24T05:06:46-05:00May 24th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif — After completing a successful 13-day mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope, Space Shuttle “Atlantis” touched down on Runway 22 at 0830L. Atlantis’ mission (STS 125) covered nearly 5.3 million miles and “rejuvenated” the Hubble space telescope with state-of-the-art science instruments designed to enhance its capabilities by as much as 70 times, while extending its service life through at least 2014. Atlantis’ landing on this day was the 53d Shuttle landing to occur at Edwards AFB. Space Shuttle Atlantis […]

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Elevated RV / glamping brand Camp Collective to launch in 2021

By |2021-05-24T05:06:45-05:00May 24th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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US: “Elevated RV and glamping destination” brand , Camp Collective, is set to launch in prime destinations and urban locations around the United States this year. The new branch of Missoula-based firm Q Hospitality Management has been established in recognition of the burgeoning interest in recreational vehicle [RV] travel and it is setting its sights of becoming a leading system of high-end RV resorts in the coming years, as well as bringing a “different dynamic and unique experience” to the RV and glamping destination parks […]

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A small view from our campsite at Kodachrome basin in UT. More about this when I’m back.

By |2021-05-24T02:06:40-05:00May 24th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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How Much Does it Really Cost to Live in a RV?

By |2021-05-24T02:06:39-05:00May 24th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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Living in an RV fulltime allows you to see the world and experience true freedom—but it’s not free. Find out how much cash you need to be a full-time RVer. Living in an RV may seem like a dream—and for some, it’s a reality. Living in an RV lets you see the country or world while living in your own portable home. However, is it cheaper than living in a brick and mortar home? These full-time RVers shed light on how much it really costs […]

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