Category Archives: RV Lifestyle

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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Nappanee: Embrace the Pace

Nappanee’s many shops, beautifully restored murals, and storied architecture can be enjoyed with a leisurely stroll. A window to another world, the quiet rhythms of Amish life—more than 3,500 Old Order Amish make their homes here—are revealed along back roads … Continue reading

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Grand Texas Theme Park Construction Begins

In an earlier article on Vogel Talks RVing, I reported that Northeast Houston will soon be home to the Grand Texas Theme Park, the area’s newest amusement park and upscale RV Park. Grand Texas—the future 610-acre sports and entertainment district … Continue reading

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Birth of Airstream & Wally Byam

From its humble beginnings, Airstream, manufacturer of the iconic “silver bullet” travel trailer, has become an American icon. But, how did this successful company come about? The history of Airstream is intertwined with the journey of the man who made … Continue reading

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Moby 1: All Terrain Teardrop Trailer

Teardrops were a common sight from the ’30s through the ’50s, but popularity faded as vehicles became larger, fuel was cheap, and recreational vehicles became supersized. During recent years teardrop trailers have experienced a resurgence in popularity. In earlier articles … Continue reading

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Middlebury: Small Town Delights

The neighborhood butcher, the Main Street hardware store, and the welcoming shop owner capture everyone’s idea of a small town. Middlebury is one of the most popular stops among RV enthusiasts. The massive Jayco manufacturing complex is located there, as … Continue reading

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Airstream Partners with Mercedes Benz To Launch Owner’s Club

Jackson Center, Ohio-based Airstream and the Mercedes-Benz Club of America (MBCA) announced an exclusive multi-year strategic partnership. Airstream and MBCA will lead the creation of a dedicated Airstream owners’ community, supported through partnership in MBCA club events and a variety … Continue reading

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Shipshewana: A Shopper’s Paradise

Shipshewana is a bustling village with quaint shop-lined streets, specialty retailers, and home-style dining. Shoppers search for handcrafted items, baked goods, and what-not behind picturesque turn-of-the-century storefronts. The Midwest’s largest flea market brims with bargains and hundreds of vendors. Livestock … Continue reading

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Riverside Introduces Retro SKY Trailer

Peru, Indiana-based Riverside Travel Trailer Inc. has reintroduced one of the most popular floor plans of the late 1970s and early ’80s with its new retro 24SKY model. “This floor plan design was a top seller for years during the late 1970s and early … Continue reading

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RV Parking Rules: A Double Whammy

Rarely a week goes by without a media story about some community somewhere in the United States or Canada imposing restrictive rules, regulations, ordinances, and general hassles on owners of recreational vehicles. Communities across the United States and Canada are reviewing … Continue reading

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