Monthly Archives: June 2011

20 Easy Ways to Save Fuel and Money

With millions of people planning to hit the road this summer, two things will be on their minds – getting to their destination safely and the price of fuel. The latest Campfire Canvass survey of RV owners reveals that 53% … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Parks Canada!

The world may scratch its collective head when it comes to listing facts about Canada, but—at the very least—most know it’s a lot bigger than the spot they call home. The Netherlands can easily fit into Lake Huron—with ample room … Continue reading

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Virginia State Parks Celebrate Milestone

The Commonwealth of Virginia is a state of firsts! Old Dominion is the birthplace of the nation, the home of eight presidents, and the first state to create a state parks system. 2011 marks two major milestones in Virginia as … Continue reading

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The World’s First National Parks Turn 100

What was the first country in the world to establish a national parks system? If you guessed the United States or a European country such as Austria, Switzerland, Norway, or Sweden you would be wrong. This year, Parks Canada, the … Continue reading

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New KOA for Arizona

Thanks to recent voter approval of Proposition 401 in Chino Valley, the developer of the proposed Kampgrounds of America plans to begin construction in September and open the KOA in March 2012, The Daily Courier recently reported. “We are actually … Continue reading

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What’s NOT to Love About Pickleball?

When Otis and Jean Vaughn bought a home in the east Mesa (Arizona) community of Venture Out RV Resort, they felt the active lifestyle and peaceful setting were the perfect ticket for their retirement. For much of the past two … Continue reading

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Better Things in Life

The “Better Things in Life” survey conducted by ORC International on behalf of Nestle Waters North America Inc. recently announced its findings. Included in the results, 95 percent of Americans consider spending time in nature among the best things life … Continue reading

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What’s to Love About Pickleball?

“It’s the fastest-growing game in the country,” said Robert Hayes, a devout pickleball player and president of the Venture Out Condo Association. “I love the game.” For player Don Bogle, a Mesa resident and one of the game’s 350 ambassadors … Continue reading

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Winnebago/Itasca Dealers Honored for Excellence

Forest City, Iowa-based Winnebago Industries, Inc., recently announced its Circle of Excellence dealerships for 2011. Winnebago Industries Inc., manufacturer of Winnebago and Itasca brand motorhomes, established the industry’s first dealer excellence program in 1986 in order to recognize select dealers … Continue reading

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Closing California Parks: Another Stumbling Block

Will California be in Violation of Federal Law? In the latest setback to Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to close one-quarter of California’s state parks to save money, 16 of the parks he is proposing to shutter cannot legally be closed … Continue reading

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