BradyCollins Joined: 07-12-2022
BradyCollins/11-07-2022

Have you ever experienced a cracked or busted RV water line? If so, you know that regular RV winter maintenance is important! A cracked or busted pump, tank, or line could cost anywhere from hundreds to a thousand dollars to repair. “Yikes” is right! When temperatures begin to trend down, it’s vital to winterize your RV whether you plan to store your camper or take it out on a winter adventure.  We suggest paying attention to your local weather conditions and planning a winter prep session ...

BradyCollins/11-04-2022

Winterizing your RV can seem like a daunting task, but whether you plan on taking your camper on the road or storing it for winter, it is vital for the health of your motorhome! Taking steps to ensure freezing temperatures don’t cause expensive damages to your RV will pay off in the long run. The last thing you want is to break out the camper for your first springtime camping trip just to end up spending big bucks to repair pipes and other issues, simply because you neglected regular winter main...

BradyCollins/10-26-2022

The cooler days are here which means it times to prepare your RV for the winter weather ahead! Many campers let their RV’s sit during the winter as they await the warmer spring days. RV engine maintenance is important year around, but especially so in the winter months.  You may be surprised to learn that the less your engine is used, the more important it becomes to perform regular engine maintenance. This is vital because vehicles that sit idle for long periods of time can develop real pr...

BradyCollins/10-26-2022

If you plan on RV camping this winter, you want to make sure you are warm and toasty! Before setting out on that cold weather trek, you will want to be sure that your RV furnace is in good, working order. An RV furnace is the main heat source for your camper. A typical RV will be equipped with a propane furnace, but some buyers opt for heat pumps instead. Heat pumps aren’t your best option if you plan to go cold weather camping as they cannot handle warming in freezing temperatures.  Becaus...

BradyCollins/10-03-2022

As we enter the final stretch of the year, the days inevitably become shorter and cooler. Cooler temperatures have many making a cozy nest at home while a few others get excited for a new season of travel. Are you one of the few? Traveling and camping in cooler temperatures comes with its own set of challenges, specifically when traveling in an RV. Many RVs are not designed for cold weather travel, and getting them to winter capacity requires modifications.  One big issue many campers battl...

BradyCollins/10-03-2022

How many of us have made our fair share of camping mistakes? It’s common and almost a part of some sort of camping indoctrination to mess up a few times. As long as we learn from them, oftentimes mistakes actually make us better and more responsible campers! Although common, winter mistakes can be very costly. One of the most costly? Not protecting your RV plumbing during the winter months. If you don’t know how to adapt for colder temperatures, you could pay in more ways than one.  Freeze-...

BradyCollins/09-22-2022

You love spending time with your family and friends in nature. But you also know that you must be prepared to make these adventures a success. And there’s no better way to get ready for your next venture out into the wilderness than with Camping.Tools. Here’s how this app is changing the game, not just for chronicling memories of your adventures but for being ready to take on new ones whenever the mood strikes. Jot Down Your Thoughts and Keep Them Organized You may forget small details when you ...

BradyCollins/09-22-2022

If you enjoy the outdoors or the freedom of the road ahead, you may think that buying an RV is a great idea - and it is! But there are some things you should know before you make the investment because while it may seem like a dream come true, there are realities to the situation that are rarely seen by those who do not own RVs. Maintenance, tank emptying, and route planning will become your new normal if you buy an RV, but if you want to make memories on the road there is no better way to do it...

BradyCollins/09-08-2022

The weather's about to start getting cooler, the leaves are turning beautiful colors ... it's the perfect time of year for a camping trip!  Whether you're headed out in your RV or are looking for your next tent camping adventure, we have the perfect list of top essentials to pack on your adventure to make it memorable, enjoyable, safe, and most of all...FUN! Tarps and Rain Flies If you're camping in a tent, you'll be most comfortable if your shelter is dry . Use a tarp underneath the tent t...

BradyCollins/08-30-2022

Looking to get away from the hustle and bustle this fall? Thankfully, the Southeastern end of Appalachia has no shortage of gorgeous landscapes. Enjoy a charming weekend getaway immersed in nature as the leaves change and the weather cools. It's the perfect season for s'mores around the campfire, birdwatching, and simply enjoying the vibrant fall foliage! Here's our list of the best campgrounds and parks within 4 hours of Atlanta.  Vogel State Park 1 hour, 55 minutes from Atlanta The Blue R...

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