Spring Camping Getaways to Kick-off the Season

Spring Camping Getaways to Kick-off the Season

By the time March rolls around the calendar, campers are itching to get back into their RVs. We feel your excitement. It’s been a long winter and we are ready for a road trip, too. A spring camping getaway is the perfect cure for those winter blues.

Whether you have a motorhome, fifth wheel or pop-up camper, March and April are amazing times to go on a spring camping getaway. While nature is emerging from its winter slumber and the weather is warming up, the summertime crowds are nowhere to be found — leaving you plenty of room to explore your destination of choice.

So, get your RV out of storage and bags and totes out of the garage or basement. Have a fantastic kick-off to the season with these spring camping getaways perfectly suited for your next adventure.

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10 RV and Camping-Themed Last Minute Gift Ideas

10 RV and Camping-Themed Last Minute Gift Ideas

Need a last minute gift idea for someone on your list? We’ve got you covered. Visit the General RV Parts Department for great gifts for RVers of all ages.

It’s the last weekend before Christmas and maybe you haven’t got everyone crossed off your list yet. Don’t panic! There are plenty of great RV and camping-themed last minute gifts at your local General RV parts store. Here are some of our favorite finds.

Camp Casual Camping MugLast minute gift idea: Camp Casual Mug

Whether they’re at the campsite or at home sipping a favorite drink, these charming mugs are the perfect companion. There are four designs to choose from, and we’re sure this last minute gift will please any coffee or tea-lover on your list.

 

YETI Tumbler or Cooler

Last minute gift idea: Yeti Cooler or Tumbler

YETI coolers have legions of fans, from tailgaters to outdoorsmen, because of their sturdy design and incredible insulation. One of these tumblers can keep drinks cold for hours, and the larger coolers can hold ice for days making it a great last minute gift for boondockers. Read more

Protect Your RV’s Exterior (Winterization Series: Part 3)

Protect Your RV’s Exterior (Winterization Series: Part 3)

Winterizing can be a chore, but it’s also vital for protecting your RV for years of camping adventures to come. We’ve been covering how to prep your RV for winter from the inside out. In this post, we’ll show you how to protect your RV’s exterior.

If you haven’t already read our posts about winterizing your RV’s water system or cleaning the interior, check those out before putting your RV in storage.

Pro tip: Stop by one of our Supercenters and ask a Parts Specialists to help you find everything you need to winterize your RV, including: RV anti-freeze, rodent repellent, RV covers, and more.

Read on for our final check list to protect your RV’s exterior for winter!

How to Protect Your RV’s Exterior for Winter

Start by giving your RV’s exterior a good wash. Use cleaning products recommended by your manufacturer. Let everything dry before putting your RV into storage. You may want to wait for a sunny day or use a clean microfiber towel to speed up the drying process. The soft fibers will protect your RV’s exterior from scratches while drying.

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