Stories

These articles cover a range of topics in the RV world. Read about vintage campers, RV-related contests, culinary recipes, important news and tips and tricks to make your camping experience even better.

Stephanie Loya waves while entering her blue and white 1953 28-foot Platt Trail-a-Home travel trailer.
Vintage RV

This 1953 28-foot Platt Trail-a-Home travel trailer is a blast from the past

Stephanie Loya, new owner of a 1953 28-foot Platt Trail-a-Home travel trailer, is looking for information about her new (old) RV

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Vintage RV

5 Tips for vintage RV restoration: Breathing new life into old campers

A few useful tips for restoring classic RV units to their former glory.

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RV News

Top 5 ways to save money while you’re on the road

Budget-friendly tips to make your next RV holiday more affordable.

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RV News

Campsites are re-opening across Western Canada

We have good news if you hoped to go camping this season: Some Canadian parks and campgrounds are re-opening 

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RV News

Earth Day, April 22, is at home this year so here are some suggestions

This year on Earth Day, April 22, we’re all staying home for our health, our communities, our country and our planet.
 
by Virginia Rasch
Banff Alberta photo contest entry - RV in a treed in site
RV News

Fabulous photography from our readers

A sampling of the inspiring photos sent to us by our RVing readers over the years.

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RV News

Our readers have spoken: Top 10 most popular RVwest stories of 2019

Take a trip down memory lane and revisit these 10 articles that won our readers' hearts last year.

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RV News

RVwest newsletter recap: Towing tips, California dreams and culinary secrets

Our last newsletter gave readers valuable pointers and inspiration for future travel plans.

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RV News

RVwest newsletter recap: Dazzling events for snowbirds

Sip champagne and take in local art and cuisine at these December events in Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico.

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RV News

RVwest newsletter recap: Helpful information for snowbirds

The November 6th eNewsletter offered tips on border-crossing apps, snowbird destinations and more.

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RV News

RVwest newsletter recap: From camping gadgets to Paul McCartney’s Arizona ranch

Our October 23rd eNewsletter was full of information about balmy destinations and innovative products.

A 1982 Triple E motorhome, parked in a field.
Vintage RV

Best of Vintage RV 2019: #1 - 1982 24 foot Triple E Motorhome

RVwest reader Andy Murray travels alone and he says this little motorhome is the perfect size for himself and his fishing boat tagging along behind.

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RV News

What kind of RV do you own?

Our readers shared their preference in a recent survey.

A very rare Toyota Sunrader dually pickup with matching fifth wheel trailer.
Vintage RV

Best of Vintage RV 2019: #2 - 1981 Toyota Sunrader Fifth Wheel Combo

John Douglas Polk from Houston, Texas was lucky enough to find an almost mint Toyota Sunrader combo unit, consisting of truck and fifth wheel. 

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RVwest Insider

Tuscon’s two Rincon Country RV Resorts continue to make improvements after winning national awards

Tucson’s two Rincon Country resorts are among the most highly rated RV resorts in the United States

by Jeff Crider
Large motorhome painted green.
Vintage RV

Best of Vintage RV 2019: #3 - Could vintage RVs help solve the homeless crisis?

What do you think? Could vintage RVs play a role in helping with the homeless problem in your area?