Once you know where to park your car, it’s time to prepare for storage. Here are 5 tips on how to ensure successful car storage from start to finish.
For many years, I have supported self-storage as a great way to invest your money. In my experience, it is a recession-resistant and often overlooked way to invest. Don’t just take my word for it. Recently, StorageMart — the eighth largest self-storage company — announced Bill Gates joined forces with them as an investor.
The sun. A wonderful source of…well, fun. And destruction. The sun is a mixed blessing for RVers. For the RV, it’s mostly a negative. Parked in the sun on a 100-degree (F) day for one hour results in a dashboard temperature of 157 degrees. The upholstery is a bit luckier. It only reaches 123 degrees. The steering wheel: 127 and the cabin living quarters, 116.
Have you ever wanted to be in one of those old Western movies? Then get your tailpipe to Phoenix. Arizona is an RVer’s paradise; it knows how to provide every amenity with its long history of RV hospitality. Cowboys everywhere, and a time before cowboys. Quick day trips. Long hiking or biking excursions. Golf, Shopping. Fine art, cactus contortions, and amaaaazing food.
Mountains or beaches? Mountains or beaches? In Washington, you can have both—at the same time. The Evergreen state lives up to its nickname with unique RV camping sites giving access to more activities than you can cover in—well, a summer? A year? A hike will take you past whistling marmots (AKA groundhogs), or maybe you want to watch the orcas flip and dive in sea foam at the coast.
Nevada is the perfect state for RVing: a wide-open state will all kinds of fascinating places to see and things to do. RVers can connect with dinosaurs, ghost towns, saloons, and haunted hotels; mines and mining camps, museums and galleries; opera and symphonies, hiking and boating; hot springs, stargazing and more!