Monthly Archives: October 2011

RV Ownership Hits Record 8.9M

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) latest RV Consumer Demographic Profile, scheduled to be released to the industry this fall, shows RV ownership has reached a new peak while also offering promising news on future RV purchase intentions. The research, … Continue reading

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NPS Status Recommended for Valles Caldera

Valles Caldera National Preserve is an ecologically rich 89,000-acre swath of land in northwest New Mexico, one with a long human history and with a spectacular history of volcanism. And it’s an area that National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) officials … Continue reading

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Guide to Winterizing Your Motorhome

The following information on winterizing a motorhome is courtesy of Gaffney, North Carolina-based Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC). The author is Michael Cody, senior service trainer at FCCC. With the arrival of autumn heralding the colder months to come, it’s … Continue reading

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October RV Manufacturer Recalls

Three recreational vehicle manufacturers—Airstream, Jayco, and Cruiser RV—have recently announced recalls. Airstream, Inc. Jackson Center, Ohio-based Airstream, Inc. is recalling 18 model year 2011-2012 International, 16-foot RVs, manufactured from May 10, 2010 through September 7, 2011. These vehicles were manufactured … Continue reading

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Whoopers Crane Their Necks toward Texas

Things are looking up for the endangered whooping crane. The bird made news three years ago when a record number of crane deaths were reported during drought conditions on the Texas Gulf Coast. But according to state and federal biologists, … Continue reading

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Springs at Borrego RV Resort Expands

Snowbirds from the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada love to spend their winters in the Southwest Desert regions of southern California and Arizona. During recent years more and more snowbirds have discovered the Springs at Borrego RV Resort and Golf … Continue reading

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Camping World Announces Expansion Plans

Camping World, America’s number one source for RVs, camping accessories, RV maintenance and repair has announced a series of store openings in new markets over the next 12 months. “Camping World is poised for growth in every segment of our … Continue reading

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Five Things You Need to Know Today: October 28

Since I like things to come in fives (and tens), here are five things YOU need to know TODAY! 1. Ford to Invest $128 Million for Ohio Chassis Plant A proposed new contract between Ford Motor Co. and the United … Continue reading

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Tri-State Casino Plans to Add RV Park

Located in the Tri-State district where the Oklahoma, Missouri, and Kansas state borders meet, Downstream Casino Resort is expanding further into the Missouri side of its property with a RV park, and a 24-hour gas station, convenience, and liquor store. … Continue reading

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Festival of Cranes: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

The Fly-Out in the morning and the Fly-In in the evening are memorable events. That’s part of the mystique, why the cranes get top billing here, why the organizers call this event The Festival of Cranes. A week before Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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