Monthly Archives: December 2011

Top 10 of 2011

Time glides with undiscover’d haste The future but a length behind the past. —John Dryden Hello, RVing friends! The year is turning over, and another 12 months of RVing, photography, hiking, and birding has flashed by. Thank you for reading, … Continue reading

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Arizona State Parks Proposes Fee Increases

Visiting an Arizona State Park may cost you more money, starting April 1, 2012. The Arizona State Parks Board recently reviewed all state park fee schedules and proposed changes to some administrative fees and to the ranges of fees for … Continue reading

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Sunland RV Resorts Promotes Online Space

Sunland RV Resorts, a luxury RV resort company, extends its rich RV lifestyle and culture to the online space, according to a Wednesday (December 28) news release. Sunland is encouraging RV travelers to join their online community starting with Facebook. … Continue reading

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Five Things You Need to Know Today: December 30

Since I like things to come in fives (and tens), here are five things YOU need to know TODAY! 1. Bastrop State Park in Recovery Mode It has been a tough year for Texas state parks. Record heat, devastating drought, … Continue reading

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National Parks Senior and Access Passes Now Available by Mail

Lifetime passes to America’s national parks—Senior Pass and Access Pass for Americans with disabilities—are now available by mail. According to the agency website, “The Senior and Access passes provide admission to, and use of, federal recreation sites that charge entrance … Continue reading

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Flocking to Texas

In the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas, magic arrives on wings in winter. Bird-watchers from around the world converge on The Valley to see rare and unique birds. Situated at the confluence of two major migratory flyways—Central and Mississippi, … Continue reading

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Lunar Caravans Introduces Lightweight Venus Brand

Lunar Caravans Ltd. is grabbing a stake in the entry level caravan market with the launch of the UK’s lightest range of tourers under a brand new name—Venus Caravans. The Venus brand is a range of lightweight, compact, and affordable … Continue reading

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Winter Texans flock to the Rio Grande Valley

“The Valley,” as it is affectionately called, is an area near the Mexican border that stretches from Brownsville and Harlingen in the east to Mission in the west—a distance of about 65 miles. Starting in the east and heading west, … Continue reading

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Tip of Texas

The Lower Rio Grande Valley rolls out the red carpet for snowbirds. This is Shangri-la, a subtropical paradise, where the average annual T-shirt and shorts temperature is 74 degrees with an average rainfall of only 23.2 inches. This area of … Continue reading

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Thinking of Buying Your First Motorhome?

Warners Group Publications, publisher of Britain’s best-selling motorhome magazine, is launching “Buying Your First Motorhome”, a new guide to help buyers make the right decision when choosing a motorhome, 3D Car Shows reports. Motorhomes can cost anywhere between £5,000 for … Continue reading

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