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Learn more about newly released RVs, accessories and outdoor products available for the RV and camping lifestyle. RV Daily Report also reviews products and accessories.

A room – or a Ryokan, yurt, or RV – with a view

(Feb. 2, 2018) -- Vacation lodging used to mean a room with four walls in a hotel or motel. Today travelers are increasingly seeking — and easily finding — accommodations that allow them to be more in tune with their surroundings, be it a forest, a beach or a house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Read More »

A look back to March 1967- from camper vans to overland

(Feb. 2, 2018) -- Spend any amount of time on or around 4x4 trails these days and you might hear the term “overlanding.” If we peel back the layers of roof racks, traction boards, and LED lighting, we’re left with the rather basic concept of living in (or on top of) your vehicle in the backcountry. Read More »

Forest River recalls 223 RVs for overheating wire

(Feb. 6, 2018) -- Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will relocate the subject wire to another 14 gauge terminal, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 9. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1.260.499.2100. Read More »

MN: Small-sized is big on the current RV landscape

(Feb. 1, 2018) -- To celebrate his 50th birthday last year, the Hopkins resident quit his full-time job as an accounts payable manager to hit the open road in a medium-sized Ford SUV. To affordably and comfortably circumnavigate the country in 82 days, he towed a teardrop camper so light and compact that he could push it by hand. Read More »

The 5 best vans for your DIY camper conversion

(Feb. 1, 2018) -- Whether you want to live in a van full-time or just want to use it as a weekend camper, #VanLife helps you get outside and start adventuring. But not everyone can afford pricey custom builds from companies like Outside Van or Sportsmobile, especially when price tags run well over $100,000. Read More »

MO: 41st annual St. Louis RV Vacation and Travel Show

(Feb. 1, 2018) -- The 41st Annual St. Louis RV Vacation & Travel Show kicks off Feb. 1 in downtown St. Louis. Event organizers call it the "go-to" place to shop for a new 2018 recreational vehicle (RV), trade up to your dream RV, or just learn about the joys of traveling RV-style. Read More »

MI: Welcome to the new life of living on wheels

(Feb. 1, 2018) -- Your home on wheels. That’s what started the camper and RV movement. People wanted to camp and travel in comfort instead of living out of a tent. Over time, motorhome units have changed and expanded, ranging from small to large, simple to luxurious. There is likely a style out there that everyone could get on board with. Read More »

Rolling in a RV: Night of lights

(Jan. 31, 2018) -- More than 3 million tiny white lights outline the buildings and twinkle in the trees and bushes along St Augustine’s historic streets. The display starts in mid November and lasts until Jan. 31. Read More »

Live. Work. Dream.: Another cool use for Zus

(Jan. 31, 2018) -- In the madness that is Quartzsite this time of year, we recently attended the Xscapers Bash. We only parked about 800 feet away from the main gathering point, but with hundreds of RVs gathered in such a small area, we had a hard time finding our way back home in the dark after roaming around for a while crashing campfires. Read More »

Interstellar Orchard: How to make friends on the road

(Jan. 31, 2018) -- This year the Xscapers Annual Bash is set up differently than previous years. Instead of two weeks spent in Quartzsite, there’s a part 1 and part 2 to the event, with the first week being in Q, and the second week being down near Winterhaven, CA along American Girl Mine (AGM) Road – where I boondocked for a while last February with several other Xscapers solos unofficially. Read More »

N.D.: Living life on the road

(Jan. 31, 2018) -- Capital RV says motor home sales are up 17 percent compared to last year. They also say fifth wheel campers and travel trailers are the most popular. Read More »