2016 Free Entrance Days at National Parks

The South Rim Drive offers the most dramatic vistas, ending at the most spectacular viewpoint, the overlook of Spider Rock. © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved

America’s Best Idea—the national parks—is even better when it’s free! The National Park Service turns 100 years old in 2016 and everyone is invited to join the party! Every year, the National Parks Service waives normal admission fees on certain special periods, including National Parks Week, National Public Lands Day, and Veterans Day. The exact number […]

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RVers Upset With Walmart Parking Ban

Sherwood, Oregon’s elected officials sent a message to recreational vehicle owners to stay out of the city’s private streets and parking lots, including a local Walmart store. And now they’re hearing back. Numerous RVers from across the U.S. have emailed Sherwood’s council criticizing the city’s newly-adopted camping ban, reports OregonLive.com. Many said they will avoid […]

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2014 Quartzsite Sports, Vacation & RV Show Dates Announced

Every January something happens that is hard to believe, unless you have seen it! According to the Arizona Highway Department, as many as 750,000 to 1,000,000 people, mostly in recreational vehicles, converge on the sleepy little desert town of Quartzsite, located just 20 miles east of the California border on Interstate 10, for the rock, gem, […]

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Good Sam Announces New Online Road Trip Planner

Good Sam, the world’s leading provider of products and services for the RV and outdoor recreation consumer, announces that it will launch a new, web-based, trip planning service this summer. The Good Sam Trip Planner, which will be available exclusively to Good Sam Club members, will be a comprehensive road trip planning tool featuring both […]

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Free National Park Experiences during Fee-Free Weekends

Like the National Park Service, concessioner Xanterra Parks & Resorts knows some of the best things in life are free. Xanterra has offered 15 ideas for free national park activities on fee-free weekends and throughout the year, according to a news release. The National Park Service is offering five opportunities in 2013 to enjoy national […]

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