Keeping Kids Cool: Ways to Stay Sane on Your Road Trip

Summer road trips can be really fun, but if you have kids in tow, your little ones can become restless quickly – and equally quickly driving you insane! Don’t listen to choruses of “Are we there yet?” by planning ahead some ways to keep your kids occupied while you’re out on the road. Lay Down… Read more »

A History of RVing

Summertime is the best part of the year for most recreational vehicle owners as they gear up to make their first trip of the camping season. RVs have become an integral part of the American culture, serving as a way for people to travel the country in luxury for more than 100 years. RVs date… Read more »

Top Tips to Improve RV Mileage

With summer here, families will be jumping in their RVs for a nice road trip vacation. These can quickly become expensive, so it’s important to save money where you can, including at the pump. Here are a few tips to help improve your RV’s gas mileage to keep you from constantly filling up on your… Read more »

Checklist for Setting Up Camp

At Hemet Valley RV, we love helping recreation vehicles owners of all types. That includes everyone from experienced owners to new buyers looking to take their first trip in a new RV. If you plan to make your first trip this summer, there are a number of things to do to set up your campsite… Read more »

Visit the Best State Parks in California this Summer

Now that summer is almost here, families and friends will soon be piling into their RVs to take nice, relaxing road trips. If you are planning a camping trip this summer, state parks throughout California are a great option for an affordable and fun vacation destination. Check out a few of the most beautiful parts… Read more »

How to Properly Measure for RV Siding

Replacing the siding on an RV is an excellent way to revitalize the look of your vehicle, whether a classic camper or contemporary caravan. With a full spectrum of different choices for style and color, there are a lot of different things that RV owners can do to update the siding on their vehicle as… Read more »

Bringing Pets on Your Camping Trip

Traveling with pets can be very complicated, depending on where and how you’re traveling. Trains and planes can be picky about what kind of pets can travel with you, and operators may charge exorbitant fees to allow your furry friend a seat. That’s why camping and RVing with your dogs and even cats is the… Read more »

Spring RV Maintenance Tips

As the weather gets warmer, work days seem longer and the kids get more and more anxious as schools get ready to let out for the summer. That means that it’s also about time to prepare the RV for your annual road trip. If a stress-free adventure is your goal, you want to make sure… Read more »

California Man Gives Vintage Trailers New Life

Vintage Green Camper in California

While the highways remain filled with vintage cars, vintage trailers seem to be a rarer site, but one California man is trying to change that one restoration at a time. The Tehachapi News recently featured Gary Warner, a Tehachapi resident who spends his spare time finding and restoring trailers from yesteryear. His targets typically include… Read more »

Repair Your Doors Before Hitting the Road

It’s been another wonderful day in the great outdoors. You’ve gone hiking, caught some fish, made a fire and now are ready to retire for the night. You close up your RV and go to sleep only to wake a few hours later to a swarm of mosquitos eating you up. How did this happen?… Read more »