Monthly Archives: May 2012

I Dream of Galveston: Galveston Ferry & Railroad Museum

Following are more of our favorite Galveston attractions… Galveston Island Ferry Drive aboard or park and walk onto the free ferry between Galveston and Port Bolivar. Ferry service has been a part of the Texas transportation system since the 19th … Continue reading

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May RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced recall notices involving five recreational vehicle manufacturers—Jayco, Airstream, Crossroads RV, Forest River, and Tiffin Motorhomes. Jayco, Inc. Middlebury, Indiana-based Jayco, Inc. is recalling 66 model year 2012 Jay Flight Bungalow travel … Continue reading

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EverGreen RV Introduces Kitchen Island Unit to Ever-Lite Trailers

Middlebury, Indiana-based towable builder EverGreen Recreational Vehicles LLC has added a kitchen island floor plan to its line of Ever-Lite and Ever-Lite Select Deep Slide (DS) travel trailers for 2012. The new kitchen island model 30KIS-DS is especially designed for … Continue reading

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Redwood Introduces Blackwood Bunk House Fifth Wheel

Syracuse, Indiana-based upscale fifth-wheel builder Redwood RV unveiled the new Blackwood 36BH, a family luxury bunk house, which it describes as being big on comfort and style with features designed specifically for families. “At Redwood, we work hard to develop … Continue reading

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Rand McNally Offers New Destination for RVers

Rand McNally has expanded its award-winning travel community Best of the Road with a new microsite dedicated to RVers. The Best of RVing site kicks off with a prize-a-day giveaway featuring items such as Rand McNally RV GPS devices, e-reader … Continue reading

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Vote for Your Favorite Park 2012

The third annual America Is Your Park campaign was launched last week (May 23) by Coca-Cola Live Positively. Parks are the anchors of our communities, providing places for friends, families, and neighbors to be active and enjoy the outdoors together. … Continue reading

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Cummins Falls Tennessee’s 54th State Park

Cummins Falls State Park, the 54th addition to the Tennessee State Parks system was officially dedicated on Tuesday, May 22. Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau joined members of the General Assembly, … Continue reading

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MapMuse Announces 2012 Update to State Parks Locator

MapMuse announces a 2012 data update to its State Parks Locator, a popular app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch that connects outdoor enthusiasts with state parks across America. The app now features nearly 3,200 parks that users can … Continue reading

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RV Advice for a Family with Young Children

Traveling in a recreational vehicle is one of the more convenient ways to holiday with young children: you can pull over and change a diaper, make lunch, or take “time out” on a moment’s notice. Go RVing Canada may tempt … Continue reading

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Salton Sea State Recreation Area Faces Closure

Salton Sea State Recreation Area is slated for closure on June 30 by the state of California. The park is one of 70 falling prey to legislative and economic malaise. The Salton Sea is California’s largest lake and its surface … Continue reading

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