Heartland's Blog  (Lifestyles)

Solar Power Gaining Speed in the RV Community

Guest Author

19th Oct, 18


How can those of us who choose to boondock and like spending time on our RV travels without a neighbor parked 20 feet away find a good source of power to keep us going during our road time? Your RV battery may keep you up and running for a night or two, but even batteries run out of juice and then you’ll be stuck wishing you had another alternative. A generator works well but…

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RV Winterization Tips

Lisa & Dan Brown

16th Oct, 18


Your RV is an expensive investment for you and your family’s enjoyment during the Spring, Summer, and Fall camping seasons. However, there comes that dreaded day when you have to put your travel trailer or fifth wheel into hibernation for the winter. To do it right, you’ll need to follow certain steps to winterize and prepare your fifth wheel or travel trailer for storage. If you’re new at it or just need a…

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10 Ways to Decorate Your RV Interior on a Dime

Lisa & Dan Brown

5th Oct, 18


I'm sure you've seen the countless photos on Pinterest, Instagram and Facebook groups of RV interiors that are just jaw-dropping. They are beautifully decorated and personalized. In fact, most don't even look like RVs or campers inside.

Whether you buy your Heartland to live in full-time or use as a seasonal camper, you'll eventually want to personalize it. But don't think you have to rush out and buy a whole…

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5 Ways to Entertain Kids While Camping

Lisa & Dan Brown

7th Sep, 18


There's going to come a day when our own little grandson will be old enough to join us on some of our adventures. We plan to be 'hands on' in teaching him about the world around him in the deserts, mountains, forests, and beaches. I'm willing to bet he's going to be that kid that has the coolest stories and things to share at show 'n tell.

Until then, we will…

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RV With The Tanners add Side Lights to their Bighorn

Jim & Melinda Tanner

30th Aug, 18


We recently wrote about adding rear lights to our Bighorn. We added this feature as we typically arrive at our campsite in the dark during winter camping trips.

The rear lights did an amazing job of providing light at the back of the RV, yet we still had some blind spots on the side of the RV. Luckily, when running the wire for the rear lights, we added additional wiring for side lights just in case....!!

In the pictures…

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