Best of RVing—Great Stuff from the Start

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July 19, 2012

Since its May launch, Rand McNally’s Best of RVing has been ramping up on RV-related information. During the RV Stories Contest &Sweepstakes, for instance, dozens of folks shared their experiences involving travel with kids and pets, funny RV mishaps, encounters with nature, the kindness of strangers, and tricked-out rigs. Read on for the latest tips, including information on Prepping your RV for the Road, Essential RV Products, and a video by Gary Bunzer, the RV Doctor.

More Great Stuff

Many thanks to those who told their tales, and congratulations to those who entered and won the Best of RVing’s June sweepstakes giveaways of a Rand McNally TripMaker RVND 7” GPS for RVs. Be sure to register for your a chance to win prizes like a Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet, an annual ELS Campground pass, Camping World gift cards, and a DISH Tailgater. Have an RV story you’d like to share? Each month sees a prize for the winning story in each of the six categories, and, at the end of the summer, a $5,000 grand prize will be given away to the RV stories winners.

Plus, has RV editors and writers who have been busy with contributions of their own. Here’s a rundown of Best of RVing developments – it’s all great stuff.

New RVers: Although summer’s well under way and many RVers have already hit the road, we don’t think you can ever get enough good travel-planning advice – especially if you’re a newbie. Check out Prepping Your RV for the Road to be sure you’re on track. While you’re at it, jump-start your RV wish list with recommendations from Essential RV Products.

RV Living: This is our most popular section, and we’re going to be adding lots of new features. First up, articles about cooking on the road are soon to be added which will include a series on regional and seasonal dishes and recipes. Also on the dock are keeping your kids and grandkids entertained (and educated) as well as green travel and green technology (because we know you love this).

And More: Look for coverage of quirky festivals and seasonal events, reviews of some truly unique RV parks, RV travel posts from the road, and lots more how-to and troubleshooting tips. Get involved today. Start by checking out The RV Doctor Is In video series in which technical guru Gary Bunzer answers questions submitted by RVers. Post a question to Bunzer on , and he might just help you out, too.

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  1. I am fed-up with the state parks camp sites being booked-up every friday & sat. You cannot book more than 5 days at a time. I can’t book any longer.

  2. William McBride

    I have an RV Rand McNally GPS which I relly like . How can I lput in route numbers that I want to follow on specific trips to get away from the nfastest way and Interstate only trips??

    Good Sam says: We’re sorry that you’re having trouble with this. You can contact Rand McNally’s Tech Support at 1-877-446-4863 Monday – Friday, 7am to 6pm CST.