RV Tourist: Tips, Tools, and Stories is your one-volume resource for RV travel, whether you're experienced, a beginner, or just dreaming about using an RV. When you've finished RV Tourist, you will be smiling, because the book is enjoyable reading. You will also know how to choose the right RV for you and your family, how to plan and implement a safe and enjoyable vacation in an RV, how to deal with technical issues from water hoses to mileage to packing, and how to keep your memories of people and places fresh. RV Tourist is filled with stories of Elsi Dodge's travels and helpful information about the RV lifestyle. She is a retired single woman who has been traveling in a recreational vehicle much of her life. Her trips-accompanied by an elderly beagle and a strange little cat who thinks he's a saber toothed tiger-range from local weekend jaunts to one- to two-month loops quartering the country. Articles and thoughts about her RV experiences have appeared in a variety of magazines and journals.