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Snowbird Destinations

Snowbirds flock to Ol’ Airy Zonie, Southern Texas, Florida, and other Sunbelt states and Mexico to avoid winter’s bite, snow and blowing snow, and treacherous icy sidewalks and streets. Northern Europeans are also known to migrate to the U.S. Sunbelt, … Continue reading

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Travelino—Lightweight Camper Of The Future Debuts At Motorhome Show

Last year, German camper specialist Knaus Tabbert used the Düsseldorf Caravan Salon to present its vision of the future camping trailer. The yacht-inspired Caravisio was a large, luxurious home-on-wheels with improved aerodynamics. Thanks to the bed positioning, the front is arrow-shaped which … Continue reading

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RV Boom & Expansion Plans

When Thor Industries purchased Shipshewana, Indiana-based KZRV in April, expansion was not on their radar. But that changed a day after the purchase was finalized when Thor officials walked through the manufacturing plant. “On the first day after owning them, … Continue reading

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Snowbirds Prep For Annual Migration

Migrating birds don’t have much prep work before they fly southward for the winter. Snowbirds, on the other hand, must consider how to shut down their residences before taking flight to flee the coming winter’s snow, ice, and bone-chilling cold … Continue reading

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Airstream Announces Interstate Grand Tour Details & Pricing

In an earlier article on Vogel Talks RVing, I reported on the introduction of the new Airstream Interstate Grand Tour. Jackson Center Ohio-based Airstream Inc. has now announced additional details and pricing for its newly-released Interstate Grand Tour. The Class B motorhome … Continue reading

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Preparing Your RV For Winter

Fall is fast approaching, and not far behind another long, northern winter. As the colder weather sets in, those in the Northern climes either snowbird south for the winter or prepare their recreational vehicle for another winter of ice, snow, … Continue reading

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Airstream 2 Go & Exclusive Resorts Reinvent the Road Trip

Denver, Colorado-based Exclusive Resorts announced its newest strategic partnership with Airstream 2 Go, a new travel venture offering fully-outfitted Airstream trailer rentals, including luxury tow vehicles. Designed exclusively for club travelers, each Airstream 2 Go road trip guides guests through … Continue reading

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Snowbird Basics

Winter is a time for boots, snow shovels, and icy roads… unless you’re a snowbird who RVs to the Sun Belt. As Neil Young once sang, “the summer ends and the winter winds begin to holler all around the bend…” … Continue reading

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Are You Overweight? 

Is your RV overweight? There’s only one way to know for sure: Escapees SmartWeigh. The Escapees SmartWeigh program provides accurate individual wheel weights for your RV, toad, and tow vehicle, and will help you trim the pounds if you need … Continue reading

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San Gabriel Mountains Newest National Monument

A large area of the San Gabriel Mountains is now a national monument. During the final day of a Southern California visit President Obama made the announcement during a signing ceremony in the wilderness northeast of downtown Los Angeles. 346,000 … Continue reading

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