Monthly Archives: June 2012

More June RV Manufacturer Recalls & Safety Notice

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced recall notices involving three recreational vehicle manufacturers—Keystone RV, Foretravel Motorcoach, Forest River, Winnebago Industries Inc., and Thor Motor Coach—and one safety notice from Atwood Mobile Products. Keystone RV Company Goshen, Indiana-based … Continue reading

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Lightning: What You Need to Know

Before heading out in your recreational vehicle, ensure you have a plan and know what to do if you encounter severe weather. Summer is the peak season for one of the nation’s deadliest weather phenomena— lightning. But don’t be fooled, … Continue reading

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I Dream of Galveston: Seawolf Park

Seawolf Park, a popular fishing spot, features a three-story pavilion, the USS Cavalla, the USS Stewart, a fishing pier, and a children’s playground. The park was built on an immigration station site. USS Cavalla The USS Cavalla is berthed in … Continue reading

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Pull Aside Stay Alive

Will you know what to do if you encounter a dust storm? Pull aside and stay alive! Avoid driving into or through a dust storm. If you encounter a dust storm, immediately check traffic around your vehicle (front, back, and … Continue reading

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Sani-Star Automated Dump Stations

RVers periodically find themselves needing to locate an RV dump station. But there’s a problem: in these tough economic times, many RV dumping facilities are closing. Other things are deemed more important to cash-starved government agencies that have traditionally operated … Continue reading

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How to Survive a Dust Storm

Dust storms that turn day into night are a hazard to drivers. Dust storms can occur with little warning reducing visibility to near zero in seconds. Dust Storms are among nature’s most violent and unpredictable phenomena. High winds lift dirt … Continue reading

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I Dream of Galveston: Pier 21 Theater, Seawall & More

Following are more of our favorite Galveston attractions. Pier 21 Theater The Pier 21 Theater features two theatrical presentations about Galveston’s historic past: The Great Storm and The Pirate Island of Jean Lafitte. The Great Storm is a 27-minute, powerful, … Continue reading

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RV Cleaning Tips

It’s a fact of life that nothing stays clean for long—and that includes your recreational vehicle. A newly mopped floor is just asking for a spill. If you have kids, you know what I mean. Plus, it seems that I … Continue reading

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RVC Outdoor Destinations Completes Upgrades at Florida Resort

Live Oak Landing, an RVC Outdoor Destination vacation property, announced the completion of numerous improvements to the resort, just in time for the summer travel season. The property added more than three dozen modern RV sites and several new amenities … Continue reading

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Summer Travel Safety Tips

Final school bells are ringing, graduations underway, summer weather and vacations are on tap. There’s something magical about a summer road trip. And it’s a standby in literature and movies—from John Steinbeck’s classic Travels with Charley to Smokey and the … Continue reading

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