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.
How to Care for Your Camp Cookware
Camp cookware experiences a lot of use and abuse, and sometimes, RVers may be too focused on their adventures to provide proper cleaning and maintenance. Togo RV’s guide to caring for your camp cookware outlines how to clean cast iron skillets, Instant Pots, portable grills, and propane stoves. It also recommends which cleaning products to use. Whether you have a smelly silicone ring on an Instant Pot or a clogged burner, this guide tells you everything you need to show your camp cookware the love it deserves.Read the story
The Best Apps for Planning a Safe and Fun RV Route
How do you know where you can safely drive? How do you find campgrounds along your route? How can you find fun stops to visit? Apps like Togo RV, RV Trip Wizard, and CoPilot GPS can help you find routes that accommodate your rig’s specs and provide RV-friendly directions. Roadtrippers, Overnight RV Parking, and Campendium are just three of the many apps that help you locate campgrounds and attractions along your route. Learn about these apps and more with Togo RV’s guide to the best RV trip-planning apps.READ THE STORY
How to Book a Campsite During This Busy Summer
Record numbers of campers are filling parks, making it more difficult to get reservations. One tip is to research when reservations open for campgrounds near your destination so you can snag a spot quickly. If your preferred campground is already full, use a service like Campnab to get an alert when a cancellation becomes available. Consider private land options, which allow you to spend the night in someone’s yard or driveway, or go boondocking on dispersed lands. Also, while campgrounds in and near popular locations—like state and national parks—may be booked, you may be able to find a great campground a few miles away.
Source: The Washington Post How to Book a Campsite for Every Style—from Parks to RVs to People’s Backyards (Content may appear behind a paywall)
This Resort Brings Luxury Camping to San Diego Bay
Sun Outdoors San Diego Bay is SoCal’s poshest new resort. If the views aren’t enough to wow you, the amenities list will. The campground offers paved, full-hookup RV sites, with deluxe patios featuring firepits, and fully furnished cabins. Spend time by the pool, hot tub, and splash pad; utilize the indoor-outdoor fitness center; or grab a cocktail or meal at the on-site cafe and bar. The new Sweetwater Marsh Bicycle Path & Promenade connects the resort to the bayfront and surrounding wildlife refuge, as well as local attractions and the 24-mile Bayshore Bikeway.
Source: Sun Outdoors San Diego Bay
Photo courtesy of Sun Communities
Check Out This Half-Ton Towable Fifth Wheel
The fifth wheel market includes many gargantuan floorplans, making it hard to find a model towable by a half-ton pickup. Those wanting a nimble, lightweight fifth wheel should consider the KZ Sportsmen 231RK. This 24-foot-5-inch rig weighs less than 7,500 pounds fully loaded and has a hitch weight of 790 pounds. The main living area features a rear L-shaped kitchen. A 64-inch jackknife sofa is located directly across from the dinette, which is topped by the entertainment center. Head up the stairs to find the bathroom, which offers a roomy corner shower, and the main bedroom, which has a queen-sized bed.
Source: KZ Recreational Vehicles Sportsmen 231RK
Photo courtesy of KZ Recreational Vehicles
Disclaimer: Togo RV is part of a joint venture, partially owned by Thor Industries, Inc., of which KZ Recreational Vehicles is a subsidiary.
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