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CAMPGROUND REVIEW: Tionesta Recreation Area Campground

Lisa & Dan Brown

5th Jun, 19

Location: 477 Spillway Road, PO Box 539, Tionesta, Pennsylvania 16353

Phone: 814-755-3512

Date(s) Stayed: August 2017

Length of Stay: N/A

Site #: N/A

Cost per night (with taxes): $35 (without discount)

Cost per night (with discount): $17 Access or America the Beautiful Pass

Connections: Water/Electric Only - dump station at entrance

Peak Season: May 20, 2019 - September 02, 2019

Overall Rating: 2


Traveling to Tionesta

From Tionesta, Pennsylvania, travel 0.5 mile south on State Road 36…


Manners Matter - The Ins & Outs of Dog Etiquette at Campgrounds & RV Parks

Lisa & Dan Brown

14th May, 19

Dog owners have been facing scrutiny at campground and RV parks all across the country – from breed, size, and number of dogs. Seemingly strict campground and RV park ruling on whether or not they allow dogs on their facility may be based on their hospitality-based insurance company’s permit. These 'rules' do not lie solely on the campground or RV park owners - other reasons could be local legislation or insurance.


How To: Power a CPAP Device on the Road

Lisa & Dan Brown

9th May, 19

One of the more common topics discussed among RVers who enjoy boondocking is how to power a CPAP device in their RV with limited to no power source. CPAP machines, and other electric-powered medical devices, have become essential to the health and livelihoods of those who need them. For those who travel, using a CPAP machine has presented a challenge for RVers not hooked up to electricity - and this shouldn’t prevent anyone from enjoying the…


Product Review: TST 507-RV-6-C Tire Monitoring System

Lisa & Dan Brown

1st May, 19

Recently, we collaborated with TechnoRV on a project to install and evaluate the Truck System Technologies (TST) 507-RV-6-C tire pressure and temperature monitoring system. We already had a different TST brand installed in our Landmark 365 that we weren't quite happy with, so we jumped at the opportunity to try out a new system.

Let’s Talk About the TST 507-RV-6-C

The Truck System Technologies (TST) 507-RV-6-C is the newest tire pressure and temperature…


Product Review: Rand McNally OverDryve 7 RV GPS

Lisa & Dan Brown

9th Apr, 19

As RV owners, trip planning is more than just plotting our course on a road map, and as big-rig RV owners, we truly appreciate the importance of having the best tools to help us navigate our Nation's roadways safely. Those of us who pull large fifth-wheels or travel trailers need to be aware of low clearances, narrow, windy roads and road obstacles. Any one of those, or a combination of a few, could…