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GoPower Solar Panels for RVing and Camping

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…
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Vail Colorado – It’s a Great Summer Destination Too!

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…
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Three Toy Haulers Compared

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…
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Stay in a Vintage Trailer at this Unique Campground

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…
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Destination: Calaveras Big Tree State Park

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…
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Forest River NoBo, Batwing awning

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.…
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Jeff’s Handful of Cooking Gadgets

 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…
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