In this weekly roundup, Togo RV shares the top stories and features that are impacting and shaping the RV community. We cover everything from news and travel updates to gear and gadgets, and all the good stuff in between.
Go RVing With Guy Fieri This Summer
Guy’s All-American Road Trip has all the ingredients for fun, summer TV. The colorful Food Network personality is heading out on an RV road trip along the West Coast with five competing families. Guy Fieri and his family will showcase great U.S. travel destinations, recipes, and people they encounter along the way. The show returns to Food Network for four episodes starting June 3. RVers will especially want to watch for Guy’s culinary take on campground cooking.Read more from The Wrap
What Would You Do if You Dropped Your Phone Into a Pit Toilet?
If you think pit toilets are gross to use, can you imagine landing yourself inside of one? That’s exactly what happened to a Washington woman who was trying to retrieve a cell phone she accidentally dropped. While using a dog leash to tether herself while she leaned in to fish out her phone, the leash broke and she took a slippery slide down into the 8-foot-deep pit. She did retrieve her phone and was able to use it to call rescuers.Read more from Outside Online
Check Out This Ultimate Mobile Luxury Workspace
Living Vehicle, the luxury electric trailer company, is making it easier to accomplish studio-quality work while you’re on the road. The manufacturer’s Creative Studio is a mobile luxury workspace, outfitted with top-tier equipment from Apple that can be added to existing floor plans. The 80-inch walnut desk is topped with dual Apple Pro Displays, a Mac Studio or Macbook Pro, speakers, headphones, and more. At the end of the workday, simply flip down a queen-size murphy bed to conceal the studio. The Creative Studio is designed to operate in most off-grid conditions.Read more from Living Vehicle
What’s the Best Family-Friendly Summer Activity?
USA Today is searching for the best family-friendly summer activities, and you can vote for your favorites. Experts nominated 10 picks in each category, with awards going to the top aquariums, botanical gardens, safari parks, train rides, zoos, and zoo exhibits. Explore the nominees for your summer travel inspiration. Voting closes May 23, and winners will be announced June 3, on USA Today’s 10Best website.Read more from USA Today
Level Up Your Oatmeal Breakfast
Oatmeal is healthy and easy to make, deeming it a perfect breakfast for the campground. Oxygen shares six ideas for upgrading your morning oats from bland to flavorful. Consider toasting the oats to add a nutty flavor, making your own berry sauce, or adding spices to reduce the temptation to add sugar. To get even more health benefits, top your oats with a healthy fat, like flax seeds, or add a dash of protein powder. You can even finely grate some veggies for a savory meal.Read more from Oxygen
Which Rigs Are Popular With Gen Z RVers?
If millennials are still young adults in your mind, you might be surprised to find that the next generation, Gen Z, is already hitting the road. Roughly between the ages of 10 to 25 years-old, this generation is more diverse than those before them. Though they value fiscal responsibility, they also believe in leisure time—including traveling and camping. Gen Z represents approximately 20 percent of RV owners on the road today, with Class Bs and Cs at the top of their list. Small, lightweight rigs, preferably towable by SUVs and crossovers, are also popular with this group.Read more from RV Magazine
New Pet Products for Outdoor Adventurers
Outfit Fido for adventures with the “Backcountry x Petco” collab. The line features exclusive gear for dogs on the go from the outdoor specialty retailer and popular pet supply company. According to Backcountry’s CEO, more than 80 percent of its customers have dogs, and many owners want to bring their furry friends wherever the trail takes them. The gear line uses easy-to-clean fabrics that are water- and stain-resistant and designed with safety at the forefront. Items include travel crates, floatation devices, harnesses, sun shirts, water bowls, and more.Read more from Backcountry