Category: RVing Today TV Shows

2022-07

A Highway Destination – Archway| Review Coachman Freedom Express | Rare Van Rebuild – Part 1 and more on RVing Today 2022-07

We visit a unique stop right off the highway in Nebraska, called Great Platte River Road Archway. Then, Jeff Johnston gives us a good practical look at the Coachman Freedom Express Toy Hauler trailer. Also, this week, we start a new multiple-episode series with Mark and Dawn Polk from “RV Education 101,” and follow them through a custom build of their older Ram 4×4 van. Later, enjoy the sheer beauty of the Calaveras Big Tree State Park.

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Jeff Sets Up His Truck for Towing| Pet Anxiety on Paws on Board | Apple Pie Salad on RVing Today 2022-06

Jeff Johnston, our associate producer and 30-year RV tech expert, shows us step by step exactly what he did to get his Ram pickup to properly set up for hauling a new truck camper. This week, Dr. Fitz discusses pet anxieties and what you can do to get your pet relaxed and, in time, enjoying their RV adventures. Later, for all of you new RVers and viewers just tuning in to “RVing Today,” our friend Evanne Schmarder showed us a recipe for one of the most unique apple dishes we’ve ever had. So, we thought we’d bring it back for those of you who like apple pie and salad. Stay tuned, and I’m sure you’ll be making this dish soon.

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RV Destination – Cape Cod Campground| Solar System Install | Bee Stings to your Pet on RVing Today 2022-05

RVers are thinking about some destination plans for this year. If you plan on visiting New England, in particular the Cape Cod area,Michelle Fontaine shows us the Bay View Campground. Then, Jeff Johnston shows us how to install a Go Power solar kit on his own Palomino camper. Later, Dr. Fitz explains the various ways a bee sting can affect your pet and what you should do in case it does happen.

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RV Destination – Alpaca Farm PA| Thetford Toilet Production | Hitch Adjustment and More on RVing Today 2022-04

This week Michelle visits the Moonlight Alpaca and Garlic farm in Pennsylvania. Then we take a tour of the Thetford factory in Michigan where they build over 30 makes of RV toilets. Later Jeff shows us the proper way to set up a weight distribution hitch. Later we check out some cool collapsible cookware for your RV. Then DR Fitz explains all about water safety for your pets.

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RV Destination – Austin TX| Sewer Hose Storage | Snake Bites on RVing Today 2022-03

If you’re looking for an interesting destination to visit this year, how about the Lone Star State? This week Jeff Johnston visits Austin, Texas and the surrounding area and checks out a little history along with things to see and do. Virtually, everyone knows that storing your sewer hose and accessories in one of your storage compartments can be, shall we say, a little less than a desirable place to keep them. This week Jeff helps Michelle solve that problem with a simple install of a nice undercarriage storage tube unit. Then something pet owners should consider when walking or hiking with their pets, snakes. This week on “Paws On Board,” Dr. Fitz explains what you should know and be aware of when walking your pets in known snake areas and most importantly what steps you should take if your pet does get bit.

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RV Destination – North House Folk School | Backup Cam Install | Pets Choking on RVing Today 2022-02

This week, we join Jeff Johnston as he heads to Minnesota for a different kind of RV destination, where you get hands-on experience in numerous old-world trades at the North House Folk School.

Then, how many of you still have trouble backing up your trailer? You’re not alone. Michelle Fontaine shows us how she solved the problem with the installation of a backup camera. And the nice thing, the camera system was under $300.

On Paws on Board, Dr. Fitz explains all about the delectable and unusual things dogs seem to want to eat from time to time, especially when they’re out in the wilderness. And what do to if your dog does start choking.

Later, we’re all familiar with vintage RV’s, cars, and so on, but what about vintage drinks? Jeff Johnston learns all about a vintage beverage that’s been around for years that you can still enjoy now. Then Evanne Schmarder shows us how to make one of those delicious vintage drinks.

These stories and more on this week’s “RVing Today TV.”

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2022-01

Review of the Ford 150 Hybrid for Towing | Paws on Board and the Wolf Pack | RV Safety and More on RVing Today 2022-01

Welcome to “RVing Today.” Wondering about buying a hybrid pickup for a tow vehicle? On our first story, we joinJeff Johnston as he reviews the exciting newFord F-150 hybrid along with the new Surveyor Legend travel trailer. Later, Dr. Fitz is joined by Joe Mehl from Forest River and explains why, if you’re looking for a pet-friendly RV, you may want to consider a toy hauler, and shows us the new Wolf PackSurveyor model. Now, all RVs are or should be equipped with safety features.But do you really understand how they work and how to maintain them? Mark Polk from RV Education 101 explains all about these various systems and components.

Just about all RVers know what brake control systems do, but do you know how to properly set them up and use them? In this week’s Straight Talk segment, Jeff Johnston explains to Michelle all about brake control systems.

Everyone knows to look out for poison ivy and poison oak, but does your dog? I don’t think so. That’s up to you. Dr. Fitz explains what to do if your dog, or any pet, for that matter, comes in contact with either of these two plants.

Later, with winter almost officially here, it’s time to start getting your RV ready for storage. But, in today’s world, you should also consider sanitizing it. Mark and Dawn Polk from “RV Education 101” shows us how to properly clean and sanitize your RV.

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2021-25

Destination Mystic, CT | Brake Controller | Poison Ivy & Dogs and More on ROTV Show 2021-25

On this episode, Michelle Fontaine takes us to Mystic, Connecticut, a charming historical destination for RVers of all ages. From the historical seaport to lunch at the famous Mystic Pizza, this destination should be on your 2022 Must Visit list.

Just about all RVers know what brake control systems do, but do you know how to properly set them up and use them? In this week’s Straight Talk segment, Jeff Johnston explains to Michelle all about brake control systems.

Everyone knows to look out for poison ivy and poison oak, but does your dog? I don’t think so. That’s up to you. Dr. Fitz explains what to do if your dog, or any pet, for that matter, comes in contact with either of these two plants.

Later, with winter almost officially here, it’s time to start getting your RV ready for storage. But, in today’s world, you should also consider sanitizing it. Mark and Dawn Polk from “RV Education 101” shows us how to properly clean and sanitize your RV.

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