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Tech Tips: Cheap Awning Lock

June 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Tech Tips: Cheap Awning Lock

While bucking a strong headwind on Wyoming’s Interstate 80, my trailer’s awning billowed out, resulting in a $100 awning-repair bill. After reviewing the $40-$50 awning locks on the market, I devised an effective, cheaper solution—a $3 gate latch from the local hardware store. With the extended latch pin positioned in the end-cap hole, I drilled [...]

Stay Sharp On The Road: Five Ways To Avoid Driver Fatigue

May 31, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Stay Sharp On The Road: Five Ways To Avoid Driver Fatigue

RV travel gives you the freedom to pick up and go on a whim, but with that freedom comes great responsibility. In addition to keeping your vehicle in sound running order, it’s critical that you to keep your mental faculties well tuned while behind the wheel. Unfortunately, too many motorists hit the road after insufficient [...]

Perform an AC Checkup

May 31, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Perform an AC Checkup

Follow these maintenance tips to ensure that you stay cool and collected during the summer The dog days of summer seem intent on pushing the mercury to new heights. Fortunately, RV air conditioners can turn a potential oven into a cool, comfy refuge. Take the following steps to ensure that your main source of climate [...]

Care for Your RV’s Roof

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Care for Your RV’s Roof

RV rubber roofs get punished by the elements on a regular basis. From the sun’s brutal UV rays to the freezing temperatures of winter, Mother Nature has no shortage of weapons to hurl at your prized vehicle. Don’t take it lying down. Instead of resigning yourself to the ravages of nature, take action to protect [...]

Download the Good Sam App on Your Android Phone

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Download the Good Sam App on Your Android Phone

Put the power of Good Sam at your fingertips by downloading the latest version of the Good Sam Camping app on your Android smart phone. The updated version of this free tool, which helps users find RV parks all over North America,  also works on Apple iPhones and iPad and iPod Touch devices, making it [...]

Stay at Good Sam Parks on an RV Trip of a Lifetime

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Stay at Good Sam Parks on an RV Trip of a Lifetime

Find Good Sam parks throughout your journey by following one of our RV Trips of a Lifetime itineraries. Located on the Good Sam Club’s Explore page, these fun-filled routes lead travelers on some of the most compelling attractions in each state and province. And each trip page includes a right-hand column that connects you to Good [...]

Lifestyle Tech Tip—See Change

May 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Lifestyle Tech Tip—See Change

To initially set up the auto-leveling system on my motorhome, I first had to get the coach level and then push some buttons to let the system know the coach was level. I found level by taping the ends of my 25-foot water hose even with a seam line on my coach, then filling the [...]

Lifestyle Tech Tip—Litter on the Loose

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Lifestyle Tech Tip—Litter on the Loose

Anyone who travels with cats has to find a place in the RV for a litter pan. We found that the cat litter often was thrown out of the litter pan—even though our pan has high sides.So we bought a new storage container that our litter pan would fit into exactly, which made the new [...]

Pets Are Welcome at These Good Sam Parks

April 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Pets Are Welcome at These Good Sam Parks

Give your four-legged friend a chance to romp in wide-open spaces at these pet-friendly Good Sam Parks. With features that range from fenced-in dog runs to long, winding trails, these parks will make your pet feel right at home. Of course, make sure you follow campground rules regarding your animal passengers. Keep your pet on [...]

Discover New Destinations With Good Sam’s Explore Tab

March 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Discover New Destinations With Good Sam’s Explore Tab

Don’t hit the road without getting the lay of the land of every stop of your journey. Visit Good Sam Camping’s Explore Tab to get recommended itineraries, tourism information and insights into great cities and towns in the state or province you’re visiting. Get started today. From the Explore Tab home page, find your desired [...]

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