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Everything You Need to Know About 2021 National Park Week
Get ready to celebrate every outdoor enthusiast’s favorite time of year, National Park Week! Each April, for one full week, all 59 National Parks throughout the country offer special events, programs, and digital experiences. This 2021, from April 17th -25th, our national treasures are calling on all RVers. Celebrate by hopping into your RV and revisiting your favorite national park or head to one you’ve always wanted to see.
10 RVers You Should Be Following For Travel Inspiration
Has 2021 made you desirous to leave behind life as you knew it and make the transition to RV living? Are you a single parent, newlywed, senior, family of three, four, five, or six? Are you homeschooling, renovating, making music, traveling the world, kayaking professionally, renovating your van, RVing with pets, just starting your RV journey or have been on the road for 10+ years? If you’re any of these things or just inspired by those who are, we have some serious influencers for you.
Top Mini-Motorhomes of 2021
With brighter days ahead for 2021, adventurers are ready to return to the open road and enjoy the most scenic spots our nation has to offer. If you are looking for a mini-motorhome that provides the comforts of home while maintaining the agility to venture off the beaten path, La Mesa RV has some great options for you!
Tips and Tricks for RVing With Your Pet
We’ve outlined some helpful tips to ensure their safety while on the road, a few do’s and don’ts of RVing with your companion, and a list of some of the most pet-friendly campgrounds in America. These tips are great for all types of Rvers, from weekend warriors to full-timers.
Top Asked La Mesa RV Service Questions and Our Answers
Our goal at La Mesa RV is to be a one-stop-shop for your RV needs. From helping you learn which RV is right for you, to servicing your unit, we strive to make sure your questions, concerns, and needs are met across the board when it comes to RV living.
RV Buyer’s Guide: Class C
To assist on your journey to owning your dream RV, we have created a series of RV Buyer’s Guides for each RV Class. Here, you’ll find details on the beloved Class C. From drivability to amenities and what to expect from life on the road with this particular RV type, you can explore the benefits of a Class C and discover if it’s the right recreational vehicle for you.
2021 Spring RV Shows You Don’t Want to Miss
RV enthusiasts, it’s that time of year! Fuel up and get ready head to La Mesa RVs spring RV shows. If you’re in the market for a new RV, motorhome, sprinter van, 5th wheel or travel trailer to take you into 2021 and well beyond, look no further. Our April RV shows are right around the corner and waiting for you!
How to De-Winterize Your RV
Hello, Spring! Say goodbye to the cold months and set your sights on warmer days. It’s time to open those RV blinds and de-winterize. We’re explaining the de-winterization process and bringing you an easy to follow guide that will get your RV out of hibernation and ready for the open road ahead.
Class B RV Buyer’s Guide
The age-old question, “which RV is right for me?” doesn’t have to be daunting! To assist you on your journey to owning your dream adventure mobile, we are breaking down the details of a Class B RV in a complete RV buyer’s guide.
Hidden Gems Within 7 National Parks to Venture to This Spring
For centuries, man has wandered into the woods in pursuit of the undiscovered. It is the desire for new terrain that keeps us all on the road, searching for the new and traveling in RVs. With spring underway, we’ve rounded up our favorite “secret spots” inside a few iconic national parks. Though you may have heard a thing or two about these locations, there’s nothing like seeing them with your own eyes.
Going Solar? A Guide to Choosing Solar Energy for Your RV
Imagine free and abundant off-the-grid power wherever you go. You can easily unplug and explore remote places that you’ve been wanting to visit. Or live and work remotely on the road, wherever you want. All with a safe, renewable, clean, and quiet power source: the SUN.
A Classic Florida Road Trip in the Winnebago Travato
Looking to relax in your RV with the doors open and the salty ocean breeze at your disposal? Maybe Florida is calling your name! From where to camp to which cities to explore, eat through, and activities to enjoy while zig-zagging your way from the gulf coast to the east coast, visit our blog to explore it all!
AdventurAyers: This Inspiring Retired Couple is RVing All Over the World
From California to Florida, across Canada and throughout Europe, Sally and Paul are enjoying retirement on a level most of us have only dreamed of. Lear all about this inspiring duo’s beautiful life, their RV adventures, how they adapted after Covid re-routed a 2020 European adventure, where they plan to head this fall, their tips for newbie RVers and so much more.
RV Buyer’s Guide: Class A Motorhomes
To assist you on your journey to your dream adventure life, we are breaking down the details of a Class A motorhome in our complete RV buyer’s guide. In this guide you will find the advantages of purchasing a Class A motorhome, size details, luxury amenities, and what to expect from life on the road.
RV Walkthrough: 2021 Winnebago Micro Minnie
Don’t let this compact camper fool you. The 2021 Micro Minnie towable by Winnebago is big on features and made for adventure. With a spacious kitchen, flexible storage, and uncompromising structure, this travel trailer will help you reimagine the way you live and play on the road.
10 RVers Share Advice on How to Make Your RV Feel More Like Home
We searched every rabbit hole of the internet to bring you RVers who have and who continue to elevate RV interiors. From drool-worthy decor to jaw-dropping renovation there is no shortage of sheer inspiration. We shamelessly reached out to our RV design hero’s and asked them to share their top tips for making their RVs feel more like home.
Road Recipe: Easy and Delicious Campground Pancakes
Oh, pancakes. The delicious childhood breakfast food that is still desirable in adulthood is arguably even better. This incredibly simple yet undeniably delicious pancake recipe is a great way to feed the whole family while encouraging little hands to help and of course, make memories that you’ll all take with you through the decades.
Spring Cleaning! 10 Tips for Sprucing Up Your RV
From exterior to interior, roof to ceiling, and every nook and cranny in between, we’ve outlined a simple and easy-to-follow guide to help you achieve all of your RV spring cleaning goals. If you feel uninspired to start your cleaning journey just remember, the sooner your RV is in top shape, the sooner you’ll be able to experience life on the road!
RV Walkthrough: Winnebago Voyage Travel Trailer
Take the ultimate voyage (see what we did there) with Winnebago’s newest travel trailer. This half-ton trailer is made for the RVer who doesn’t want to leave comforts of home, and after all, why should they?
Top 10 Travel Destinations for RVers in 2021
While we’re not yet in the clear of Covid-19, 2021 is already looking much brighter. With that in mind, we wanted to give you a guide to RV travel throughout 2021, in the hope of inspiring and encouraging you to start planning your new getaways.
RV Manufacturer Spotlight: Storyteller Overland
“Live Free. Explore Endlessly. Tell Better Stories,” this is Storyteller Overland’s recipe for manufacturing unparalleled RV adventure. With a slogan like that, how could you not be intrigued by the company that is elevating the RV game right here in the states?
The RVer’s Road Trip Guide to Southern Arizona
Now is the perfect time to hop in your RV and enjoy the beauty of the of Southern Arizona! Many have made the crossing from the Great White North to the sunshine of state 48 for a welcome change of scenery. To help chart out your travels to the desert, visit our blog for a complete road trip guide! We're highlighting some of the best spots to explore while you wander through the heart of the desert.
Top 8 Customer Favorite RVs of 2021
2021 is already showing off when it comes to new, innovative, and inspiring RVs. From Thor’s Class A Miramar that has every bell and whistle your road tripping heart could desire to the nimble and all-weather stunner known as the Winnebago Travato, 2021 truly has delivered an RV for every type of RVer on the road today. Visit our blog for the top 8 RVs that have been flying off our lots across the country.
The RVer’s Complete Calendar to 2021 Astronomical Events
Are you in the midst of charting out your 2021 RV adventures? Why not explore skyward? After all, as stargazing enthusiasts know, some of the greatest sights our world has to offer appear after dark! Taking your RV out for an evening of skywatching makes for the perfect remote celestial escape. To help you keep track of the brightest moments to come this year, we’re bringing you our complete calendar to 2021 astronomical events.
Everything You Need to Know About Storyteller Overland’s Classic, Stealth and Beast Models
If you’ve been checking out La Mesa RV’s newest manufacturer, you’re not alone. Storyteller Overland crafts uniquely outfitted adventure vehicles with features and concepts not traditionally found in any other RV on the market today. They’re three models the MODE 4×4 Classic, MODE 4×4 Stealth, and MODE 4×4 Beast are each paving their own path of adventure travel.
Winnebago Accessibility Enhanced Motorhomes Exclusively at La Mesa RV
Winnebago Industries recently launched their line of Accessibility Enhanced motorhomes, expanding the RV industry’s previously limited options of RVs that accommodate travelers who need assistance due to limited mobility. Winnebago’s specialty vehicles feature tons of helpful options from wheelchair lifts to zero edge shower entry, spacious seating, modified cabinetry and so much more.
Travel Prepared With Our Downloadable RV Departure Checklist
Instead of trying to remember every little pre-trip planning and departure detail, we’ve done the work for you. Visit our blog for our own La Mesa RV departure checklist that is printable and downloadable for your ease and comfort. Let this guide be your reference/cheat sheet when pre-planning your next road trip.
On the Road for Generations With La Mesa RV
If you’re ready to start an adventure that can be shared and passed down to your children, grandchildren and their children, we invite you to explore the industries top manufacturers at any one of our La Mesa RV locations or browse our inventory online, right from the comfort of your home. Travel is for everyone and our mission is to make it accessible to all. Click here for a guide to our top RV manufacturers.
How to Thrive and Stay Fit on Road in 2021
“On the road again…just can’t wait to get on the road again.” Is this how you have been feeling? Is it time to get the RV ready to travel our beautiful country? Have you been a bit stir crazy in these COVID times and had to find alternative ways to see the world and stay active? If so, then fire up the music and let’s get the wheels rolling!
Top Luxury RVs to Take You Into 2021
Why not make your way into 2021 with a new or new-to-you RV? If you’re looking for a luxury RV to take you into the New Year, La Mesa RVs inventory featuring top manufactures Tiffin, Winnebago and Entegra are available to you now. Imagine yourself enjoying upscale living anywhere 2021 takes you. It’s time to treat yourself, right?
Reserve Your Dream RV Today!
Do you have your heart set on the perfect RV to take you on your future travels? At La Mesa RV, you don't have to compromise on your investment! While top brands and models may be hard to find in the industry landscape, we're here to help you get your hands on exactly what you want with our factory-fresh reservation option! If you have a specific motorhome in mind, let us know and we will have an order placed just for you. Click here for the finer details of the process. The open road is closer than you think!
Discounts and Camping Deals for Active Military and Veterans
On this Veterans Day, we honor those whose service and sacrifice continue to bring all Americans the freedoms we enjoy. At La Mesa RV, we want to extend our gratitude to all those who have served in our United States Military by sharing RV camping resources that offer discounts for our active military and veterans.
Everything You Need to Know About La Mesa RVs Mobile Service
Next time you’re in need of a service appointment, let us come to you! Our RVIA certified and master certified technicians are able to meet you at your campground, home, or anywhere your RV has taken you and service your motorhome while you relax by the resort pool or spend the day doing whatever it is your heart desires.
Everything You Need to Know About RVing with your Cat
James and Stef Adinaro of The Fit RV are two of our favorite RVers to follow. The couple travels with their loyal companion, Mel, and know all about making the transition from home to life on the road smooth for their beloved cat. This National Cat Day, what better way to celebrate than to bring you the ultimate interview featuring everything you need to know about RVing with your cat? Learn about how Mel adjusted to a harness, lives in an RV and so much more!
Tips and Tricks for Healthy Holding Tanks
RVs provide infinite access to explore new terrain from the comfort of home. One of those built-in comforts is the ability to cook, shower, and use the restroom no matter where the open road takes you. Still, with home on wheels travels comes maintenance. Here are some tips to keeping your RV water tanks healthy so that you can continue to enjoy the freedom of the open road, just as your RV has intended you to!
What’s Making That Beeping Noise in My RV?
RVs are loaded with all kinds of equipment and items that need attention. Have you recently been annoyed by an ongoing ear-piercing beep in your RV? You have determined it’s not the cell phone, it’s not the smoke detector and it’s not your kid’s video game. What could it be? We’ll help you diagnose the situation!
The Urban Dictionary of RV Terms
Are you a seasoned road warrior who finds yourself unfamiliar with new RV terms or in need of a refresher? Perhaps you’re in the market for your first rig but feel overwhelmed by RV lingo you don’t understand. We don’t want you to ever feel out of the loop so we’ve created the ultimate urban dictionary of RV terms. Reference our guide anytime you need!
The RVer’s Complete Guide to Road Tripping New Mexico
From a ten-mile hike that opens up to drool-worthy hot springs to the best RV parks in the state, we’ve covered all the bases. Fun fact, the duo Hello America, our film photographers and videographers for the road trip guide, got engaged during this epic road trip! La Mesa RV is all about creating memories of a lifetime for families and we couldn’t be more excited for these two love birds!
RV Organization, Storage, and Space Saving Tips
Downsizing from a home to an RV can be exhilarating and stressful at the same time, but we’re here to alleviate the latter. Click here for a list of RV organization and space-saving tips that are ideal for any type of motorhome. Whether you’re a family of six or it’s just you and your pet, these tips and tricks will surely be beneficial when it comes time for you to hit the road.
One-Stop Survival Guide to RVing With Kids
We believe family travel in a RV is perfect for any season. If you’re soaking in the last few weeks of summer with your littles and are already planning next seasons family trips but need a little inspiration on the how-to’s, where to go, what to cook or want advice from veteran family road warriors, we’ve got you covered with our one-stop guide for all things family travel.
Advice for Newbie RVers in Their 50’s, 60’s and Beyond
You can be a newbie at any age and we’re here to tell you that newbie RVer is a great title, full of wonder and adventure. If you’re new to the RV lifestyle, no matter your age, we’ve outlined some really important questions to ask yourself when trying to find the perfect RV for your lifestyle, how to turn those answers into finding your dream RV and more.
Boondocking: A Comprehensive Guide to Camping-Off Grid
If dry camping is whispering your name but you want to know more, click here. From what boondocking is, where you can dry camp, to how to prepare, apps you can use to make your experience seamless, the rules, tips and tricks, how to stay safe and so much more, we’ve got you covered!
Top RVs for Working Remotely Full-Time
Do you aspire to work from your home on wheels while exploring all our country has to offer? In today’s climate, many RVers have been able to make the transition to working remotely. If you’re trying to decide which RV is right for you based off your work and comfort needs, we have outlined 6 excellent motorhomes to help you find the perfect fit.
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Hello America Spent Two Weeks Out West in the 2021 Winnebago Revel
RV Up Close: Phoenix Cruiser | Phoenix USA RV
RV Up-Close: Hike | Winnebago Industries
RV Up Close: Bounder | Fleetwood RVs
RV Up-Close: 2021 Solis | Winnebago Industries
RV Up-Close: 2020 Unity | Leisure Travel
RV Up-Close: Wayfarer | Tiffin Motorhomes
RV Up-Close: 2020 Boldt | Winnebago Industries
RV Up-Close: Tellaro | Thor Motor Coach
RV Up-Close: Navion (View) | Winnebago Industries
RV Up-Close: Sequence | Thor Motor Coach
RV Up-Close: 2020 OnTour 2.2 | Pleasure-Way
RV Up-Close: 2020 Wonder 24MB | Leisure Travel Vans
RV Up-Close: 2020 Delano | Thor Motor Coach
Winnebago Navion Walkthrough | La Mesa RV
Revel Explorer Package by Agile | La Mesa RV
RV Up-Close: 2020 Accolade | Entegra Coach
Storyteller Overland Mode 4x4 Walkthrough | La Mesa RV
Mercedes Sprinter Chassis 2019 Walkthrough | La Mesa RV
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Add some fresh flavors to your galley with these easy and budget-friendly recipes for road warriors!
Shakshouka the Perfect Camp Breakfast
The Hello America duo put their camp cookery skills to work to share their favorite RV breakfast recipe. Shakshouka, a dish consisting of eggs, tomatoes, onion, pepper, garlic and spices, is a simple, affordable and incredibly delicious warm meal that is ideal for RVers during the chilly fall season.
Celebrate National Coffee Day with the Ultimate Camp Coffee Recipe
While there are dozens of methods to prepare your morning cup of joe, from French Press to Aeropress, Pour Over, Chemex Brewer, and more, you can’t really go wrong when it comes to making your morning pick-me-up. In celebration of National Coffee Day coming up, we’re here to share a very simple and delicious way to make your campground coffee with our good friends Hello America.
Celebrate National Waffle Day With These Delicious Recipes!
Monday, August 24th is #NationalWaffleDay, so get your waffle maker and syrup ready. We’re bringing you a few of our favorite waffle recipes easily made in the wild on your RV trips. We’re certain Leslie Knope would approve, so long as you top your waffles with whipped cream of course!
Celebrate National S’mores Day With These Tasty Roadside Recipes
If ever there were a hashtag holiday that served the RV community, it’s this one. Grab the littles, your friends, family and loved ones, head to your campground and celebrate the best way road warriors know how – by making the most iconic campfire treat! We’ve outlined our favorite s’mores recipes to help you celebrate this delicious holiday.
How to Make Homemade Ice Cream in Your RV
Nothing is better than ice cream in the summer. Why not learn how to make your very own summer treat from the comfort of your RV? To help, we’ve outlined an easy and affordable way to make this family favorite dessert! This recipe is only four ingredients and can be made without an ice cream maker. Win-win!
Simple and Delicious Chocolate Chip Recipes for Every Occasion
Are you a fan of #chocolatechips? Looking for a delicious project to keep the kids entertained? To satisfy your sweet tooth we've rounded up some of our most favorite chocolate chip cookie #recipes that can easily be made in your #RV or at your campsite. Click here to dig in!
DIY: Running Low on Supplies? Here’s How to Make Nut Milk, House Cleaner, and Disinfectant Wipes
With everyday items flying off the shelves during COVID-19, we wanted to share with you easy and affordable ways to make your own! From nut milks to household cleaner and disinfectant wipes, check out the simple ways you can take what you probably already have in your RV pantry to make these coveted items.
Easy and Delicious Campground Nachos
Nachos are one of the best feel-good foods around. If you’re in need of an easy and delicious meal that will feed the entire family and take under 15 minutes to make, look no further. Assemble your nachos to your desired flavor palette and share the joy of cooking with the kiddos.
Chicken Tacos for any Night of the Week
Tacos are an excellent meal for RVers no matter where you’re traveling. Easy to make, they are a great way to involve the kids in the kitchen plus, tacos are perfect for the pickiest of eaters.
Fresh Campfire Coffee to Fuel Your Day
While it may seem impractical to bring glassware or an entire batch-brew system on the road, it doesn’t mean you have to endure a mediocre morning cup of joe. We’re sharing a few simple brew tools that are easy to pack in your RV to ensure you experience the best road coffee you’ve ever had.
The Best Homemade Trail Mix Recipes
These snack packs are perfect for all types of eaters. From gluten-free to nut-free, and kid-approved, we’ve got them all. Check out our easy step-by-step guide to making your own delicious and nutritious trail mix.