Some people like full-hookup campgrounds and all the amenities. We, like a lotta campers, enjoy going dry camping, or as they say boondocking, which means no hookups. The disadvantage there is sooner or later you run out of electricity. For example, if it's cool enough that you run your furnace all night, you know, your…Read more
About: Jeff Johnston
JEFF JOHNSTON - is the Associate Producer of Rollin' On TV. In this role, he is the face of Rollin' On TV and is often recognized when he's out and about, to his delight. Jeff was honored with the RVIA Award for Distinguished Achievement in RV Journalism. The Distinguished Achievement in RV Journalism Award is presented to journalists for exemplary coverage of the RV industry or RV travel. Jeff Johnston was recognized for his work in reporting on how RVs work and how people can enjoy them best over a 30-year career as an RV journalist at enthusiast magazines, including Trailer Life and Motorhome, and most recently as a producer and contributor for Rollin’ on TV.
Recent Posts by Jeff Johnston
Jeff Johnston: If you enjoy wintertime sports--skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, whatever--Colorado is hard to beat as the place to find all kinds of those activities, but there is another side of Colorado that's equally as much fun. We're in beautiful Vail, and this area abounds with all kinds of activities and fun things to do during…Read more
As Jeff explains in this first segment of our show, "Toy-hauler trailers have been a part of the RV industry for 20-plus years. Toy-haulers were initially designed for people to be able to take their mobile toys with them: motorcycles, quads, side-by-sides, that sort of vehicle. The toy-hauler provides a garage space with the door…Read more
Jeff Johnston: "Every campground has a personality all its own. Here at the historic Sou'wester Lodge, you have an opportunity to take part in the camping experience that's, well, a little different than the ordinary." Thandi Rosenbaum: "We're at the Sou'Wester Lodge. We're a historic lodge and vintage travel trailer resort. We have suites in…Read more
The scenic splendor here is incredible. Giant redwood and sequoia trees, wonderful hiking trails throughout the park, a great campground. It's a nice place to spend some time. Calaveras Big Tree State Park is located just 3 miles north of Arnold, California, on Highway 4. The park is a magnificent display of the largest tree…Read more
On our most recent feature shoot for Rollin’ On TV we took out a pair of very different No Boundaries, or NoBo, trailers by Forest River. The smaller of the two, the 10.5, is like a teardrop on steroids as opposed to a fully self-contained RV, and the larger, the 19.5, is a conventional RV.…Read more
Vintage Cruiser Road Test All photos by Jeff Johnston Our latest road test project for Rollin’ On TV was a Vintage Cruiser trailer from Gulf Stream. The Vintage Cruiser is a contemporary model done with vintage style graphics, upholstery and other trim. ROTV vehicle features are done in several formats including a brief walk-around, which…Read more
Many of us really enjoy campsite cooking outside our RVs and there are many different pieces of cooking hardware to facilitate that interest. In truth, to refer to these items as “gadgets” as per the title above may be doing a disservice because “gadgets” are usually left at home or forwarded to Goodwill or…Read more
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