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Want to know which apps make life easier on the road? Need to prepare for summer adventures or begin the winterization process? Maybe you want to know about our newest models or where we’re heading next? Every month, we’ll be updating this page with a new blog to keep you in the loop.

Don't Over Pack

Don't Over Pack

April 12, 2021

We all have a tendency of packing things we might need, “just in case” is what is often said in my house. Those “just in case” items start adding up the weight quickly which can put you over your legal tow limit. So unless it’s your anniversary and you have a nice evening planned, there’s no need to pack three cocktail dresses and four pair of high heels.   Keep it to a minimum. If you say to yourself “we should take this just in case”, it&r ...

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Don't Over Pack

Don't Over Pack

April 12, 2021

We all have a tendency of packing things we might need, “just in case” is what is often said in my house. Those “just in case” items start adding up the weight quickly which can put you over your legal tow limit. So unless it’s your anniversary and you have a nice evening planned, there’s no need to pack three cocktail dresses and four pair of high heels.   Keep it to a minimum. If you say to yourself “we should take this just in case”, it&r ...

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Make-A-Wish Kayjay Update

Make-A-Wish Kayjay Update

March 01, 2021

Make-A-Wish Kayjay Update With the Covid-19 Pandemic Make-A-Wish has been struggling to grant wishes due children’s compromised immune systems. On October 8th of 2020, Dutchmen teamed up with Showalter RV, Global Link, and Make-A-Wish to grant the wish of Kayjay. Kayjay didn’t want a big vacation, he wanted to go camping and fishing with this family. Kayjay has been dealing with bilateral retinoblastoma, a rare form of eye cancer since he was 18 months old. Lexi, his mother, firs ...

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Fat Tuesday New Orleans Beignets

Fat Tuesday New Orleans Beignets

February 16, 2021

Fat Tuesday New Orleans Beignets Fat Tuesday New Orleans Beignets Fat Tuesday, also known as Mardi Gras Day or Shrove Day, is seen as a day of indolence. People eat anything and everything they want before Ash Wednesday, which is the beginning of a long fasting period. Many people give up something for about 40 days as a sign of penitence for Lent. New Orleans is known for food due to its wonderful cultural diversities. Blending of life celebrations, cultures, languages, music, drinks, ...

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Dutchmen is Secret Santa

Dutchmen is Secret Santa

January 15, 2021

The pandemic has hit some families harder than others. Many lost their jobs leaving family members  wondering how they were going make ends meet especially over the holiday season. Dutchmen Manufacturing recognized this need in our community and decided to help a family in need. Dutchmen teamed up with The Crossing, a local education center that focuses on keeping kids in school and job skills training, to adopt a family for the holidays. A monetary goal was set, but after everyone heard ...

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Tips for Towing a Trailer

Tips for Towing a Trailer

June 25, 2019

When it comes time to tow a trailer, the typical stresses of the road are exacerbated if you’re unprepared. So, we have a few tips-let’s call it Towing 101-to help you overcome any fears.

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RV Living Tips

RV Living Tips

May 20, 2019

Vacation doesn’t always equal smiles and sunshine and high fives and bonding time. At some point, real life is going to happen and you’re going to need a plan B to ensure you can reset the emotional clock, decompress, and come back to the campfire better than ever.

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Where to Next?

Where to Next?

April 22, 2019

While there are too many fantastic locations to list here, we chose five of the best spots we think you should put on your trip planner—nay, your Canadian trip planner—as we head into peak RV travel season.

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5 RV Sounds You Shouldn’t Ignore

5 RV Sounds You Shouldn’t Ignore

March 20, 2019

Sounds coming from your RV can indicate trouble. We review five you shouldn’t ignore, what to do, and how maintenance and precautions can prevent them from happening.

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9 Tips for Winter RV Living

9 Tips for Winter RV Living

January 28, 2019

If you have winter travels ahead of you, we have some reminders for how to stay safe and cozy inside your RV after a fun day in the snow.

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5 Reasons to Shop for an RV in Winter

5 Reasons to Shop for an RV in Winter

December 10, 2018

Savvy shoppers know that winter can be the best time to buy an RV, especially if you want a good deal. Here are five tips that just might convince you...

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 10 Gifts for RV Owners

10 Gifts for RV Owners

November 14, 2018

Shopping for your favorite RVer? We have RV gift ideas for everyone, from the seasonal camper to the person—or family—who lives in a recreational vehicle full-time.

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 How to Winterize an RV

How to Winterize an RV

October 26, 2018

About to put away your rig for the winter, but not sure how to winterize an RV? Don’t fret, just review these steps from our service team...

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 Know Your Battery

Know Your Battery

September 30, 2018

Dutchmen is bringing you RV maintenance tips to help extend the life of your rig’s battery; saving you money and time and making RV camping more enjoyable in the process.

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9 Must-have Camping Gadgets from Dutchmen RV

9 Must-have Camping Gadgets from Dutchmen RV

August 23, 2018

Today’s RVs come with just about every convenience you can think of. But, even if you prefer a sparer style of RV camping, there are certain gadgets anyone can use to improve their experience. Dutchmen RV has rounded up nine of our favorite gadgets that we think make RV living and camping even better...

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10 Family Travel & RV Camping Ideas from Dutchmen RV

10 Family Travel & RV Camping Ideas from Dutchmen RV

July 17, 2018

Some of the best memories of RV camping involve time spent around the campfire. Classic activities include roasting marshmallows and telling stories, but there are many other pursuits your whole family can enjoy when you stop your RV and camp for the night. Dutchmen RV has pulled together some favorite ideas for families of all ages to do around—and near—the campfire.

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