Category: RVing Today TV Shows

2024-07

Unique Vans at show | Healthy Indian Dish in RV Kitchen | On the Road Safety Checks | Show 2024-07

On this week’s show, Jeff Johnston visits the 50th National Truck-In, in Sterling, Colorado. He shows us some of the unique vans and RVS he found at the event. | Then, we check back with Evanne Schmarder in her RV kitchen, as she shows us some nice space-saving cookware and prepares a unique, healthy Indian dish made with yellow peas. | Later, Jeff Johnston explains the on-the-road safety checks he performs when out traveling the country. | Everyone knows that dogs just love to chew, and try eating most anything, and that could be dangerous. This week, on a ‘Paws on Board,’ Dr. Fitz explains what you should do if your dog ingests anything poisonous. | These stories, plus our big Go Power! Kick-Off Spring Contest, on this week’s “RVing Today” TV.

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2024-05

Maintenance-Free RV Roof | Big Trees State Park | Truma VarioHeat | One-Pan Chicken Dish on RVing Today TV Show 2024-05

On this week’s show, would you believe that you can have a roof on your RV that requires no caulking or maintenance at all, and comes with a lifetime transferrable warranty? It’s true. And in our first story, we’ll show you all about it. Next, we’ll take you to California. for a look at the Calaveras Big Trees State Park, another great RV destination. Later in the show, Jeff Johnston visits Truma. and shows us all about the Truma VarioHeat unit he had installed in his camper. We’ll wrap up the show with Kate Dunbar, the Campground Gourmet, as she prepares a one-pan Mediterranean chicken dish
that’s to die for. These stories and more on this week’s “RVing Today TV.”

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2024-04

Advanced-RV Class Bs | TrailManor Fits | Tuson Sway Control | Look-Back for Fun on RVing Today TV Show 2024-04

On this week’s show, we check out one of Advanced RV’s newest builds calledThe MT Nest.As we’ve learned to expect with Advanced RV, this unit is just nota high quality build, but full of unique features, as you’ll see.Then we join our friend Bob Zagami from RV Insights and RVing in New England, as he caught up with Bob Douglas from TrailManor at the Tampa RV Show and discussed the company’s newest models.Later, Jeff Johnston installs a Tucson Sway Control system and demonstrates just how well it works under various driving conditions.Then as “RVing Today” TV enters its 14th year, we thought it would be fun to look back at one of our early show opens that seemed to be a little challenging.These stories and more on this week’s “RVing Today” TV. Closed and Spanish captioning where available is sponsored by Trail Manor, one of the world’s lightest and easiest towing travel trailers.

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2023-23

The Full RVing Lifestyle | Rubber RV Seals | Replacing in RV frig | Pet 1st aid kit on RVing Today TV Show 2023-23

This week, Michelle Fontaine catches up with John Quincy Adams and his wife at a nice Harvest Hosts location and learns all about their new full-time RVing lifestyle. Then, Mark Polk from RV Education 101® shows us how relatively easy it is to replace old RV rubber seals and where to get them. RV refrigerators take a beating with all that bouncing around. And eventually, they decide to just quit working. Evanne Schmarder had this happen a while back and we’ll see how she handled the problem. Like kids, being on the road with your pet, things happen. This week on Paws on Board, Dr. Fitz shows us the items you should have in your pet first aid kit so you’re prepared when those things do happen. Also, we’ll give you a look at an upcoming story on a virtually non-destructible RV roof system that comes with a lifetime warranty.

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2023-22

Expanded RV Space | RV Flag Poles | Destination – Garlic Farm | Bran Muffins on RVing Today TV Show 2023-22

Today, there are a lot of ways to increase your RV living space without buying a larger RV. This week, we’ll show you a few expandable options you may seriously want to consider. If you think you’re seeing more and more RVs flying flags these days, well, you are. It seems like everyone is adding a flagpole to their trailer or motorhome. This week, our friends Jason and Tammy decided to do just that as it also gave ’em a place to mount their CB antenna. If you love farms and looking for an interesting place to spend a weekend, then head to Ulster, Pennsylvania, where you’ll find The Moonlite Alpaca & Garlic Farm. There’s plenty to see and do there for the whole family. Later, who said bran muffins are just for seniors? Evanne Schmarder whips up some bran muffins in her RV kitchen that even your kids or grandkids will enjoy. These stories and more, plus our Double Holiday contest on this week’s “RVing Today TV.”

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2023-21

Portable Go Power Solar System | Apple Pear Crisp | Destination Vintages RV Resort on Show 2023-21

Today, more and more RVers are shying away from standard campgrounds and getting off the grid. Some call it boondocking or adventure camping, and there’s a whole new generation of trailers, motorhomes, and special equipment manufacturers filling the needs of this adventurous group.
This week, Jeff Johnston takes us to the Overland Expo Northwest in Oregon, where he checks out what’s new in the world of adventure camping. Then, on Paws on Board, Dr. Fitz explains to us the extra care and things you should consider when taking an older dog along on your RVing and camping adventures. Later, with the winter season quickly coming upon us, Mark and Don Polk from RV Education 101 show us some of the things you should do, aside from just winterizing your RV before you tuck it away for the winter. Come spring, you’ll be glad you took these extra steps. These stories and more coming up on this week’s “RVing Today TV.”

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2023-20

Overland Expo Northwest | Older Dogs Traveling Needs | Winterizing your RV on RVing Today 2023-20

Today, more and more RVers are shying away from standard campgrounds and getting off the grid. Some call it boondocking or adventure camping, and there’s a whole new generation of trailers, motorhomes, and special equipment manufacturers filling the needs of this adventurous group.
This week, Jeff Johnston takes us to the Overland Expo Northwest in Oregon, where he checks out what’s new in the world of adventure camping. Then, on Paws on Board, Dr. Fitz explains to us the extra care and things you should consider when taking an older dog along on your RVing and camping adventures. Later, with the winter season quickly coming upon us, Mark and Don Polk from RV Education 101 show us some of the things you should do, aside from just winterizing your RV before you tuck it away for the winter. Come spring, you’ll be glad you took these extra steps. These stories and more coming up on this week’s “RVing Today TV.”

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2023-19

Jeff Reviews the Camper Jack Table | R-Pods Revisited | Dogs and Sunburn on Show 2023-19

This week, Jeff Johnston shows us a unique exterior table, designed primarily for truck campers, called the Camper Jack Table. Then, if you’re looking for a small used travel trailer, look no further than a nice used R-Pod. This trailer has been in demand since the day it was introduced and remains one of the most popular models of all time. Jeff Johnston explains to us why. Later, do you know that dogs can get sunburned? This week, Dr. Fitz explains why some dogs are more susceptible to getting sunburned and the steps you should take
to prevent your dog from getting burned and also how to care for them if they do. These stories and more on this week’s “RVing Today TV.”

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2023-17

Buying the right used RV | Broken pet nails | Matching RV and Tow Vehicle on Show 2023-17

Buying the right used trailer can be a good deal, but there are certain things you should do to make sure it’s ready for the road. Jeff Johnston shows us various items you should check and repair, if needed, so you know that your RV is safe and ready for some fun adventures. It’s not unusual for your dog or cat to break a nail, and in most cases, it’s not a big problem, but then, again, it could be. This week on “Paws on Board,” Dr. Fitz shows us how to take care of a serious broken nail correctly so your pet stays comfortable and safe until you can get to a local veterinarian. Planning on buying a travel trailer or a fifth wheel? Mark Polk from RV Education 101, explains the basics about tow vehicle powertrains so you understand if your tow vehicle has the right powertrain for your towing needs.

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2023-16

A Harvest Location with LOTS of perks | Pet Dehydration and Snacks | Clean Fresh Water for your RV on show 2023-16

A while back, we paid a visit to the Spyglass Ridge Winery and concert facility in Sunbury, Pennsylvania. During that visit, they were just adding a brewery and restaurant. Well, everything is finished, and a concert season is in full swing, so let’s revisit this great Harvest Hosts destination
so you can add it to your must-visit list.

This week on “Paws on Board,” we have a doubleheader for you. First, Dr. Fitz explains about dehydration and how this could lead to serious problems if not monitored. Then, Dr. Fitz is joined by Britney McKay from Jones Natural Chews and learns all about this family-owned company and its made-in-America line of natural dog chews and treats.

Clean, fresh water is on everyone’s mind, especially when you’re RVing and camping. This week, Mark Polk from “RV Education 101,” shows us a line of water filtration products that you should consider having on your RV.

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