Monthly Archives: January 2012

Magic along the Rio Grande

Few can dispute the importance of nature tourism in Texas, especially within the Rio Grande Valley. According to a study conducted by Mathis and Matisoff (2004), Texas is the number one birdwatching state/province in North America, and The Valley is … Continue reading

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Parks Canada Honored as World’s First National Park Service

The Honourable Peter Kent, Canada’s Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Friday (January 27) commemorated the importance of the Creation of the Dominion Parks Branch and the birth of Parks Canada as an event of national historic significance, … Continue reading

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Texas RV Park Battles Restrictive Ordinance

Residents at the Corral RV Park in Tomball, Texas, love living the simple life owner and developer Mike O’Brien has created for them. But O’Brien’s plans to expand the park could force most of those residents out due to a … Continue reading

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Traveling America: Camping & Working As You Go

More people are seeking out the stress free lifestyle offered by owning an RV. It’s all about spending time with family, the open road, and being anywhere you want to be with a new view at every turn. As more … Continue reading

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Idaho State Parks Launching Passport Program

The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation is launching a new program that allows vehicle owners to voluntarily pay a $10 fee when they register their cars that gives them access to 30 state parks in an effort to raise … Continue reading

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Enova and Freightliner Display Green for Free Vehicle

Torrance, California-based Enova Systems, Inc., a leading developer of proprietary hybrid electric and all-electric drive systems and drive system components for the emerging green commercial vehicle market announced that one of the first pre- production vehicles resulting from Enova’s and … Continue reading

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Texas State Parks Donations Top $1 Million Mark

Since Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) launched a statewide appeal in early December for donations to aid a financially strapped Texas State Parks system, more than $1 million has been raised. In an update provided to the Texas Parks … Continue reading

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Tucson RV Resorts Receive $1Million in Upgrades

Rincon Country RV Resorts owner George O’Leary prides himself on his financial management skills and expects his latest investment to pay off in continued high occupancy. Using $1 million of the company’s assets, O’Leary revamped the resort’s main boulevard by installing … Continue reading

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Let’s Go RVing: RV Vacation Still the Best Deal

Go RVing Canada announced Thursday (January 26) the results of a new Family Vacation Cost Comparison Study, which compares RV vacations with several other vacation modes. This is the second installment of the study conducted by PKF Consulting and the … Continue reading

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Indiana Bill Would Exempt Non-Resident RV Sales Tax

Indiana Rep. Tim Neese, R-Elkhart, has authored legislation to boost recreational vehicle sales in both Elkhart County—the nation’s RV capital—and throughout the state of Indiana. According to a report in the Goshen News, the bill would exempt sales tax of … Continue reading

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