Northwest RVing 

The Northwest RVing Blog site is hosted by MHRV (Manufactured Housing and Recreational Vehicle) Show Association. Each year, MHRV presents three important trade shows in the greater Seattle area to promote and display the RV Lifestyle. We are all about RVing and hope you will enjoy the many articles posted here about RVing in general and about our upcoming shows. 

The largest and oldest RV Show in Western Washington returns to the Lumen Field Event Center February 17th – 20th, 2022.

Why should you attend the Seattle RV Show over other RV shows in the region?

youtubeThe last two years have been, without a doubt, the longest period of time our RV has not seen regular use. We did manage to take an extended two-week trip last summer to the Yukon to attend a family wedding, but other than that, “Hopper” has sat mostly idle. As we find ourselves caught in the tight grip of one of the coldest temperature snaps in many years in the Pacific Northwest, it is important to reflect on the importance of ensuring our rigs are happily weathering out the sub-zero temperatures, as well as the snow.

youtube“But I’m just NOT an RV Guy!”

As I detailed in an earlier article, I was a reluctant RV Guy. As an outdoor educator who probably spent close to two months each year sleeping in a tent, I thought of myself as a Tent Guy. My wife, Shari, also loved tent adventures, but her life-altering plan of giving up our university jobs, house, and all of our stuff to travel the continent involved a bit more than just our favorite lightweight sleeping shelter. Her bid on the vintage camper (which would become our full-time home) was a leap of faith that I might come around.

youtubeWashington is well known for its many historic and scenic State Parks across the state offering day use areas and campgrounds. What many don’t know is that they also oversee the states Sno-Parks and offer activities like First Day Hikes and Adventure Labs.

Let’s take a look at these lesser-known features of Washington State Parks:

youtubeWhether you own a motorized or towable RV, arguably the most important aspect of ownership is maintenance of the unit. This month I will discuss some of the most important aspects of maintenance by RV type. It is important to note this list is not exhaustive, but I will touch on the most important areas.

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