How to Turn a Modest Budget into a Big RV Adventure

How to Turn a Modest Budget into a Big RV Adventure

Getting out on the road for an RV adventure doesn’t have to be an expensive feat. In fact, RVing is a great way to travel the country on a budget. If you’re ready to hit the road this year, be sure to follow our tips for a wallet-friendly enjoyable time: Do Your Research While planning your RV adventure, research is key. Consider exploring national parks instead of touristy cities that tend to be more expensive….

RVing This Winter? Here’s How to Stay Warm

RVing This Winter? Here’s How to Stay Warm

Cold weather and beautiful snowy sights are finally here. RVing with a stunning snow-blanketed view can bring you peace and serenity like no other. Traveling with the cold calls for careful planning to keep you warm during your overnight stays. Any one problem can cause your beautiful trip to turn to a frosty disaster! Although it may be tricky to have both you and yourRV stay warm, we’ve come up with some of the best…

5 RV Destinations to Escape the Winter

5 RV Destinations to Escape the Winter

If the winter months have you feeling dreary and sad, it’s time to head out onto the open road for a fun RV vacation! We’re sharing the top five destinations across the country to get you out of the cold and into the warm sunshine: San Diego, California San Diego is a bustling city filled with plenty of beaches, preserves, food districts, parks and more! Year round, the weather is perfect for exploringthe great outdoors…

Away From A Campground, Smartplug Has The Safer Solution

Away From A Campground, Smartplug Has The Safer Solution

Getting ready for a trip, RV owners routinely cool down the refrigerator, run fans and lights, and top-off batteries. Away from shore power, a traditional cordset won’t work, but SmartPlug’s 15A 115V Dual Configuration Cordset will. It has a standard three-prong household plug on one end and the innovative SmartPlug on the other. It’s the safest way to provide electricity to a trailer or motorhome away from a campground pedestal. The Dual Configuration Cordset is…

Featured Vehicle: Paved to Pines “Ace Vantura”

Featured Vehicle: Paved to Pines “Ace Vantura”

We’re excited to share another featured vehicle this month! Paved to Pines is based in Canada and creates custom off-grid van conversions, bus conversions, Sprinter Conversions, ambulance conversions, and cargo van conversions. Their “Ace Vantura” is an incredible Sprinter van conversion. It features: Go Power Solar Kit w/ 340 watts solar power and 300 amp/hour battery bank Espar diesel cabin and water heater Custom kitchenette w/ induction cooktop and Dometic flush sink Bench seating with…

SmartPlug Included in TechnoRV’s September Newsletter

SmartPlug Included in TechnoRV’s September Newsletter

As many RV enthusiasts know, TechnoRV is a leading supplier of a variety ofRV technology products to enhance the RV lifestyle.In September, they were kind enough to include SmartPlugin their member newsletter. Eric and Tami, the owners, walkthrough everything you need to know about SmartPlug. They share their favorite benefits and even show viewers how to install SmartPlug. First, check out the video they made outlining the benefits of our products: Take a look as…

Best RV Campsites on the East Coast

Best RV Campsites on the East Coast

Summer is not over yet and you know what that means… time for a vacation! In these summer months, take advantage of the high temperatures and beautiful sunshine. Pack up the RV and hit the road. Don’t want to travel too far? Here are some of the best campsites to visit along the East Coast. South Carolina: Ocean Lakes Family Campground Ocean Lakes Family Campground is located in Myrtle Beach, and is the largest campsite…

RV Safety Tips from Mike Sokol

RV Safety Tips from Mike Sokol

Summer is in full swing! It’s the season of RV adventures, camping and cookouts. At SmartPlug, we’re all about safety. We thought it’d be the perfect time to share some safety tips before you head out on your next excursion. Mike Sokol is the nation’s leading authority on RV electricity. He is the author of “No Shock Zone,”a guide to learning about the electric in your RV and how to avoid being shocked. Recently he…

SmartPlug Makes RV Air Conditioning Safer

SmartPlug Makes RV Air Conditioning Safer

Once considered a luxury, air conditioning is now commonplace in RVs. Whether it’s a motor-home’s duct system, rooftop unit on a trailer or portable model cooling a pod, they’re invariably plugged into shore power. Their massive, spiking power draws place a serious burden on outdated, twist-type connectors that can overheat Safety-minded RVers are increasingly replacing these devices with the state-of-the-art SmartPlug. It’s the singular upgrade that provides the peace-of-mind needed to thoroughly enjoy a cool…

RV Summer Preparation Checklist

RV Summer Preparation Checklist

Adventure season is here! For many RVers, the season is just beginning and it’s the perfect time to do a routine check on your camper. Before you head out, be sure to follow along with this handy checklist to avoid problems on the road: Do A Safety Check– Do you have smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, LP gas detectors, fire extinguishers and a first aid kit on board? These are all essential to a safe…