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Top 8 Caravanning and Motorhome Myths

Top 8 Caravanning and Motorhome Myths | Although caravanning or staying in a motorhome isn’t for everyone, this style of holidaying certainly doesn’t deserve all of the negative myths it has acquired over the years. After all, we’ve heard...
by Akademi Fantasia Travel on Sep 23, 2016

An Onan Tale... In Two Part Harmony - Part 2

PART 2  - Part 1 two weeks ago in our last article... We return to our tale where we left off - right after the oil in the generator was changed in June 2016 and the first run of the generator at home after that. (If you have not read Part 1 y...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Aug 31, 2016

An Onan Tale... In Two Part Harmony - Part 1

This is the tale of my Onan generator - the generator built into my RV. Onan is the name of the company that makes it - known fully as Cummins Onan. I will tell you right now that this is a long and harrowing tale.It is a small generator (2800 watts)...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Aug 17, 2016

Plugging into an Outlet that is Not 30 Amps

We have been contacted a number of times and also have answered this question on several forums and this article will put it all out as to what and how when you need to plug your 30 amp RV - Roadtrek or any other - into an 110/120 volt electric outle...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Aug 3, 2016

UPDATE - New CoPilot Real RV Specific GPS App

Several weeks ago, I wrote and published here a two part article on the new CoPilot RV Specific app. I was very details about problems that the app had and that before the article was released I had contacted CoPilot about what was incorrectly happen...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Jul 20, 2016

Routine Maintenance

One of our readers emailed and said that they looked for a list of routine maintenance items on our site for their Roadtrek and could not find anything. She was correct - I have never put them all in one place - though they are scattered throughout v...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Jun 22, 2016

A New Step in Sanitizing the Hot Water Tank

This year when we sanitized the the fresh tanks with bleach and water after de-winterizing I started to think about the article that I had just written about how the hot water tank works. I realized that since water in the hot water tank gets replace...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Jun 8, 2016

NEW COPILOT REALLY RV SPECIFIC GPS APP PART 2

PART 2Back to using the app -Okay, we will continue now as if the problems never happened (or as will hope will eventually be corrected as to routing and we are ready to head off on our trip. The app navigates by GPS.  My Android 5.1 OS is di...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on May 25, 2016

NEW COPILOT REALLY RV SPECIFIC GPS APP PART 1

Right here at the start of this article I want to make something to my readers very clear and be right up front from the beginning. I have received this app without charge for the purposes of reviewing it here on this site. When I was offered the app...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on May 11, 2016

The Standard Hot Water Heater and the Water System

I have received questions from readers and also have encountered similar questions on regular RV forums from new RV owners about how the hot water tank works. While I have written about that in various other articles usually about something else, I t...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Apr 27, 2016

Table for One

There are two tables in my Roadtrek - one dining table for the back which fits in the rear aisle where the bed gets made up and one in the front that slides out of and flips up from a slim cabinet that is there just to hold this table. The rear table...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Mar 30, 2016

Motorhome Majestic

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by Burgers of Melbourne on Mar 4, 2016

Hymer Buys Out Roadtrek

On February 23, 2016, the German-based RV manufacturer, Erwin Hymer Group bought out all of the shares of Roadtrek Motorhomes, Inc. including its U.S. subsidiary, Roadtrek Motorhomes USA, Inc. (which I was unaware even existed) and renames the Roadtr...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Mar 2, 2016

Yorktown Battlefield National Park, Yorktown, Virginia 2015

On our trip this past August to the Historic Triangle - Williamsburg/Jamestown/Yorktown - we also revisited Yorktown Battlefield National Park - in Yorktown, Virginia. Yorktown is the site of the last major battle of the American Revolution. It was O...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Feb 17, 2016

Historic Jamestowne - Jamestown, VA 2015

Let's leave the cold winter of 2016 and go back several months to a much warmer time and some nice memories of our Summer 2015 trip. One of the places that we went back to on this trip was Historic Jamestowne - the National Park Service and Preservat...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Feb 3, 2016

How to Add Batteries to Your RV Motorhome

Deep cycle batteries are one source of energy for RVs. They hold charges for long periods of time and can frequently be recharged with a generator or solar panels attached to the RV roof. Adding extra batteries enables your RV to go longer between ch...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Jan 27, 2016

Is WInterizing Necessary?

This may seem like a strange topic for an article after I have posted various articles over time about winterizing and how to do it, but recently I have been reading a number of posts from RVers (not necessarily Roadtrek RVers) on various groups who...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Jan 20, 2016

Taking the Roadtrek for a Drive...

We have been having some odd things happen in the Roadtrek going back to our trip this past August. When I wrote about that trip I talked about the coach batteries not starting to drive when we started the engine to leave for the trip. It took about...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Jan 6, 2016

Five Reasons to Travel Around Europe in a Motorhome

Owning a motorhome may not be something you have considered before. However, if you like travelling and seeing new things then there is no better way to explore large parts of the world than driving... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Travel Toodle on Dec 30, 2015

Happy, Happy, Happy, Merry, Merry, Merry

With Christmas in two days and New Years next week, there is no better article now than to just wish everyone of our readers greetings of the season.Merry Christmas!Happy Christmas!Blessed Christmas! Have a holly, golly Christmas!Good Christmastide!
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Dec 23, 2015


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