Photo: FMCA’s “Peachy in Perry” Convention | courtesy FMCA

RV Miles hosts Jason and Abby take you along with them to the Windy City as they visit the Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show, as well as the Chicago Travel & Adventure Show where Abby was able to hear celebrity travel experts like Rick Steves and Samantha Brown speak.

Then we have a great interview with Doug Uhlenbrock from the Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) about the benefits of membership, the history of the company, and their special upcoming RV conventions — including their 100th! Plus, we have a lot of news, including a major scandal that is rocking the RV industry at the moment. 

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Kicking off the show with the news, we covered the major scandal that has rocked the industry at Erwin Hymer North America, where the top three executives have been reportedly removed for the embezzelment of upwards of $100 million. Read more about it:

We also reported this week that Winnebago his introduced a new line-up of wheelchair accessible motorhome floorplans, a major step for disabled travel:

Finally, we let you know about our latest America’s National Parks Podcast episode, which is the second edition of our “Rangers Make the Difference” series. Check it out below, or find it on any podcast app.

After the break and the brain teaser, we talked about a quick tip to help you take years off the look of your older RV by just giving yellowed plastic a quick paint job:

And then Jason discussed his visit to the Chicago Boat, RV, and Sail Show, where he toured mega yachts and a lot of RVs. Here’s the video of a 2019 Leisure Travel Vans Unity MB Jason mentioned:

Abby discussed her visit to the Chicago Travel & Adventure Show, where she heard Samantha Brown speak about the joys of “B-side” travel. Travel & Adventure shows happen in 9 cities across the country, so find one near you at

Finally, in our interview segment this week, we talked with Dough Uhlenbrock of the Family Motor Coach Association about the great benefits they offer and upcoming FMCA events such as the Peachy in Perry and their 100th International Convention & RV Expo taking place in Minot, North Dakota this August. We’ll be in Minot, doing an episode of the podcast right from the convention. We hope you’ll join us! Learn more about the great benefits of the FMCA at