The Best Affordable RV Pet Temperature Monitor- Govee HS179

Woman holding her small dog next to a Govee wireless thermometer 

Camping with pets can be a lot of fun. However, keeping your pet safe in the RV is something that many RV owners worry about. RVs can heat up quickly when camping in the summer if the air conditioner stops working or during power outages. While this isn’t too much of a concern if you’re at the campsite to address it, it can be deadly for your pet if you’re away from the RV. Pets are susceptible to heat stroke if left in a confined hot location, like an uncooled RV, for too long. One way pet owners can gain … Read more

Garmin RV 1090 vs. Garmin Overlander: What RV GPS Unit Is Right For You?

Garmin GPS units designed for RV travel

When you hear the word GPS, it’s almost impossible not to think about Garmin, the long-standing leader in manufacturing consumer and professional-grade GPS devices. Over the past decade, standalone GPS units have become less of a necessity with the smartphone, but they’re still one of the best options for some applications. This reality is true for the RV community, who spend long hours on the road and benefit from special navigation services to guide you along the best RV routes. Garmin delivers this with two of their top-of-the-line GPS navigator units for the RV community: The Garmin GPS 1090 and … Read more

RVLock: RV Keyless Door Handle Review

RVlock logo

We’ve all had that experience of carrying bags into the RV in the rain, fumbling with your keys, trying to get the RV unlocked. But, that’s a past problem with the RVLock, the most popular keyless entry option for RVs. Upgrading your RV door with this keyless alternative may be one of the quickest updates you can make to your RV with the most noticeable results. The RVLock transforms your ordinary RV entry door into a keyless solution for locking and unlocking. Everyone is used to unlocking their cars with a wireless key fob. You now have that option with … Read more

LevelMatePRO Review: Wireless RV Leveling System

LevelMate Pro next to a RV with a level under it

I’ve been waiting to review the LevelMatePRO RV leveling solutions for some time, mainly because this could be my favorite piece of camping tech gear that I have purchased so far. The LevelMatePRO is a small yet incredibly useful tool to help you get your RV leveled quickly and accurately. Additionally, an important feature for me is that it allows me to level my trailer by myself effortlessly. I typically set up my travel trailer solo or with the help of my 5-year-old daughter. Her assistance usually involves reminding me that we’re at the campground and asking when she can get out … Read more

RV Internet Access: What the RV Community Needs

graphic of Wi-Fi logo in front of an RV

We are living in a connected world in almost every aspect of our lives. Whether for work, home, or travel, we are usually just a pocket reach away from connecting. Not surprisingly, camping is not much different. While it is a way to disconnect from the world, most of us do that marginally. Reliable internet is a service that the RV community wants. Don’t believe me? Take a walk around any campground and count how many people you see sitting in a camp chair on a smartphone. RV camping is not off-the-grid living for most of us. Rather, I think … Read more