Do It Yourself RV: 8 things to do on a shakedown trip

WASHINGTON — It doesn’t matter if you have a brand new RV or a longtime trusted travel trailer, you will eventually have to take it out after a long break. This can be done in the spring after a long winter, or during the winter after a long hot summer.

No matter what time of year it is, a shakedown trip is a great way to find out what works and what doesn’t work with your RV.

What is a shakedown trip?
It’s usually a short trip away from your home and a distance of a least two hours away. This gets you and your RV away from familiar areas where you can find out what your rig might need repaired and what supplies you need.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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