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Discover the Secrets to a Successful RV Lifestyle

Growing numbers of RVers are working as they travel across America. And many of them are workampers, people who work part time handling maintenance, clerical, or marketing functions for weeks or months at campgrounds that are located in places they’ve … Continue reading

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Still More May RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced four recall notices involving three recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Dutchmen Manufacturing, Tiffin Motorhomes, and Heartland Recreational Vehicles. Dutchmen Manufacturing, Inc. Goshen, Indiana-based Dutchmen Manufacturing, Inc. is recalling five model year 2013 Breckenridge recreational … Continue reading

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Planning a Successful Camping Trip

If you are going on a camping trip planning is essential. Whether you are a retired senior planning the trip of a lifetime, a snowbird, family looking for an economical way to vacation, or a couple looking to get away from … Continue reading

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7 Reasons to Go RVing

Fuel prices are on the rise, but that shouldn’t keep you off the road. Michigan Live recently asked Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) Director Bill Sheffer the following question: In today’s economy, with fuel prices as they … Continue reading

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RV Trip Wizard Updates Features

RV Trip Wizard (RVTW), a visual planning tool designed for RVers by RVers, listens to its users. “Since its introduction, RVTW has encouraged users to suggest capabilities that would make their planning activity more fun and effective,” said Rick Sayers, … Continue reading

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Survey to Determine Why Winter Texan Numbers Have Declined

The number of Winter Texans coming to the Rio Grande Valley has fallen, and folks at the University of Texas-Pan American want to know why. They’re asking Winter Texans to fill out a survey on its website. Penny Simpson, director … Continue reading

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Ocean Canyon Properties Acquires Alabama RV Resort

Ocean Canyon Properties, a privately owned membership camping system, announces the acquisition of Gemini Funding Company, Inc., the owner of Styx River Resort and RV Park in Robertsdale, Alabama. Ocean Canyon Properties has been participating in the management of Styx … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Save Fuel and Money

During the 2011-2012 Snowbird Season Arizona RV parks reported their winter residents appeared to be staying longer than in previous years, partially due to high fuel prices. With thousands of snowbirds planning to hit the road during the coming weeks … Continue reading

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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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Is Membership Camping Cost Effective?

In today’s post we’ll look at relative costs and walk through a cost analysis to determine if purchasing a membership camping system makes sound financial sense based on your current camping pattern. Cost? Membership in a camping system involves an … Continue reading

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