Monthly Archives: September 2012

Best Kept Secret in Camping: Maricopa County Parks & BOGO

One of the best kept secrets in the World of RVing is campgrounds located in county parks! But where are they, and how do you find them? Sometimes they’re located in Woodall’s and Trailer Life Campground Directory. Often times they’re not. County parks … Continue reading

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Don’t Skip the Fine Print

When Virginia Vail made a reservation at the Yosemite Lodge at the Falls last month through a website called National Park Reservations (NPR), she assumed the $252 room rate would be the price she actually paid. She also thought she was … Continue reading

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Restoring the Shiny Hiney & Other Vintage Trailers

Spend a few miles of road time following this vintage travel trailerand you’ll soon see why it’s nicknamed “The Shiny Hiney.” The glare off the silver aluminum exterior is nearly blinding, explains Orbie Mungall having spent countless hours polishing the … Continue reading

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Magellan Introduces RoadMate GPS with Expanded Safety Features

Santa Clara, California-based Magellan, a leader of innovative GPS devices for vehicles, fitness, outdoor, and mobile navigation, announces the Magellan RoadMate 9250T-LMB vehicle navigation GPS to provide consumers with a complete safety and convenience solution featuring Bluetooth ‘Safe Texting’ and an extra-large … Continue reading

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Ten RV Lessons Learned the Hard Way

Australian Max Anderson, traveling courtesy of Flight Centre and Apollo Motorhomes, gets his kicks on an all-American motorhome tour with his family from Los Angeles to Las Vegas via San Francisco. “American horror has many faces,” Anderson writes in the … Continue reading

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Winnebago Re-introduces Minnie Winnie

Forest City, Iowa-based Winnebago Industries, Inc. has re-introduced the iconic Winnebago Minnie Winnie name in a big way with the launch of a new value-priced Class C product line with a targeted MSRP starting around $60,000. The Minnie Winnie debuted … Continue reading

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RV Insurance Claims: Driver Inexperience & Forgetfulness

First party insurance claims involving recreational vehicles can often be traced to driver inexperience and forgetfulness. The majority of claims occur within the first 90 days of ownership or at the beginning of the season, according to International Insurance Group, … Continue reading

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Winegard Introduces Carryout Anser Portable Satellite Antenna

Burlington, Iowa-based Winegard, the pioneer in television antenna design and development, introduces the Anser, the newest member of the Carryout family of portable satellite TV antennas. The Carryout Anser sports a one-of-a-kind design and is ideal for RVs, tailgating, picnicking, family outings, … Continue reading

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Michigan Recreation 101 Receives National Recognition

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Parks and Recreation Division has been honored by the National Association of State Park Directors. The association recently gave its 2012 President’s Award to the agency in recognition of its Recreation 101 program—a … Continue reading

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Ultra-Fab Introduces Eliminator for Rock Solid Stability

“Rock’n Roll” is great when taking a nostalgic journey back in time to the teen years, but it’s probably not what most people dreamed about when they decided to purchase their travel trailer or fifth-wheel. “It’s unsettling to be sitting … Continue reading

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