Category Archives: Campgrounds

Wi-Fi: The Fourth RV Park Utility

Speaking at last month’s APEX/IFSA EXPO, International Air Transport Association Manager of Passenger Experience Development, Dimiter Zahariev made a comment that really resonated with me. “We believe Wi-Fi is the fourth utility after electricity, water, and gas.” I would agree with … Continue reading

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Mesa RV Park Meets Modest Mouse

The Modest Mouse, an indie-rock group, recently released “Lampshades on Fire,” the first single from their its long-awaited new album, Strangers to Ourselves. A teaser photo posted to the group’s new Instagram account quickly garnered more than 3,000 likes. It … Continue reading

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Balmorhea State Park: An Oasis in the Desert

Plopped in the middle of the prickly, dry Chihuahuan Desert of West Texas, the spring-fed pool at Balmorhea State Park is an oasis in the desert. And any time you have water in the desert it’s going to be a … Continue reading

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Pinnacles National Park: Rocks, Caves & Condors

At America’s newest National Park, the possibilities for discovery are limitless. The remains of an ancient volcanic field consisting of massive monoliths, rocky spires, pinnacles, red crags, and talus cave, rise out of the meditteranean chaparral-covered Gabilan Mountains, a sanctuary … Continue reading

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Obscure Snowbird Destinations

Every winter thousands of Canadians and Americans from the northern climes head south to the U.S Sunbelt. The snowbird hotspots include vast stretches of the Florida coastline, a variety of popular Arizona desert locations, and Palm Springs, the always fashionable … Continue reading

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North-South Snowbird RV Routes

As refugees from the frozen north, snowbirds escape winter at home by migrating southward each year. Selecting a balmy snowbird roost is when all the fun begins. Choice is in rich supply. Many snowbirds are north-south creatures, meaning those from the … Continue reading

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$4.3 Million Class Action Fraud Verdict In Membership Camping Case

In previous articles on Vogel Talks RVing, I’ve discussed membership camping—the good, the bad, and the ugly. In an earlier article I reviewed the current information, misinformation, and confusion about membership camping in order to assist the consumer in making … Continue reading

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Good Sam Announces Top RV Parks for Golfers for 2014

The Good Sam RV Travel Guide and Campground Directory announced its list of Top Parks for Golfers for 2014. Good Sam editors and consultants chose the list of Parks for Golfers from the annual publication’s database of 8,000 private parks. These … Continue reading

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Camping in August

RV travel is one of the most enjoyable and rewarding ways to vacation and August is prime camping season. The timing could not be better. The attraction of recreational vehicle travel is to see the country, visit new places, meet … Continue reading

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Good Sam Announces Top Scenic RV Parks for 2014

The Good Sam RV Travel Guide and Campground Directory announced its list of Top scenic Parks for 2014. Good Sam editors and consultants chose the list of Scenic Parks from the annual publication’s database of 8,000 private parks. These special parks are … Continue reading

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