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New California Law Clarifies Legal Fifth-Wheel Length

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law legislation backed by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) that “brings clarity to the state vehicle code and will allow longer fifth-wheel travel trailers in the state,” according to a news release. … Continue reading

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Top 10 National Parks for Camping

National parks provide the opportunity to explore nature at its best. From the diversity of beautiful wildlife to the endless possibilities in their miles of trails these parks have much to offer in new experiences, sights, and sounds. Camping in America’s national … Continue reading

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National Parks Nobody Knows

Everybody loves Yosemite, Yellowstone, and the Grand Canyon, and with good reason. Those and other icons of the National Park System are undeniably spectacular, and to experience their wonders is well worth braving the crowds they inevitably draw. But the … Continue reading

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Santa Barbara Auto Camp Rents Refurbished Airstreams

What is it about Airstream design that continues to engender such passion more than 80 years after the trailer first appeared? Is it the alluring, streamlined aluminum shell, cozy interiors, nostalgia for a simpler era? “It’s a part of American … Continue reading

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Escape Winter! You Deserve It!

As Neil Young once sang, “the summer ends and the winter winds begin to holler all around the bend…” The entire history of the human race is largely a search for comfort. Warm southern winters certainly rate high on my … Continue reading

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California to Restrict Fifth Wheel Length

Please Note: Following is a letter from the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) Government Affairs Department updating members on the California Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) restrictions on the length of fifth-wheel trailers. We wanted to give you a quick … Continue reading

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Why Snowbirds Should Go West This Winter

Earlier this year, weather forecasts suggested an early formation of El Niño would result in a slightly warmer and wetter weather for the United States. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center there’s a catch … Continue reading

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The Top Five Best Adventure Travel Tours in North America

Please note that the following post is written by guest author, Peter Smith. There’s no need to travel abroad to see dense rainforests, explore lava fields, or kayak with orcas. North America is full of amazing sights waiting for adventure … Continue reading

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The Iceman Cometh! Are YOU Ready to Flock South?

We have chosen to be reasonably warm year-round, so we are snowbirds. Every year when I hear the honks of the Canada geese overhead at our home in the Great White North, something in my genes starts pulling my inner-compass … Continue reading

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Flocking South for the Winter? A Home Checklist for Snowbirds

It seems like a bad dream, those thirty-four years when I trudged to work each day. Winter was the worst: Get up with the sky still black; hastily don my suit or sports jacket; struggle into my Parka; pull on … Continue reading

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