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Best 10 National Parks for Camping

Camping in America’s national parks allows a visitor to more fully appreciate the beauty of America’s natural treasures. If you’re in search of a camper’s delight, these are the best national parks for you. Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina/Tennessee … Continue reading

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50 of America’s Most Spectacular RV Trips

You might have seen it on a shelf and thought, “I should pick that up.” It’s the national bestseller, “1,000 Places to See Before You Die.” Sometimes the best adventures are those in your own backyard. Here, in alphabetical order, … Continue reading

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50 American Gems

You might have seen it on a shelf and thought, “I should pick that up.” It’s the national bestseller, “1,000 Places to See Before You Die.” Sometimes the best adventures are those in your own backyard. Here, in alphabetical order, … Continue reading

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50 Spectacular RV Trips

You might have read it or flipped through it or seen it on a shelf and thought, “I should pick that up.” It’s the national bestseller, “1,000 Places to See Before You Die.” Sometimes the best adventures are those in … Continue reading

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Top 5 National Parks: Is Your List Better Than Mine?

People like lists. No, check that, they love them. Particularly when they disagree with them and think they have a better list. So, here’s my personal Top 10 list of national parks. How does it match up with yours? 5. … Continue reading

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Road trip!

It’s the Memorial Day long weekend—the unofficial start of summer—and for many travel-wise Americans that means one thing: Road trip! The tradition of taking a road trip dates back about 3,000 years. The first road trip likely occurred in ancient … Continue reading

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Camping Opportunities in National Forests & Grasslands

As summer camping season approaches many families will rely on ForestCamping.com for camping opportunities in national forests and grasslands. Old man winter may have made a late arrival in your area but summer and the family camping season is just … Continue reading

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Mount Mitchell Drive Receives Scenic Byway Designation

The Mount Mitchell Scenic Drive is the latest route to receive an official “scenic byway” designation from the state of North Carolina. Recognized for its outstanding beauty and unique cultural features, this 52-mile drive begins atop 6,684-foot Mount Mitchell, the … Continue reading

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Whooping Cranes Wintering in North Carolina

Biologists recently confirmed the presence of a pair of whooping cranes outside Hayesville, marking the first time the birds have been documented wintering in far-western North Carolina, reports Blue Ridge Now. Whooping cranes are one of the rarest species in … Continue reading

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Tom Johnson Awards Customer with New RV

On Saturday, September 10, 2011, Tom Johnson Camping Center, in conjunction with Forest River Inc., awarded one lucky customer with a new RV. The RV giveaway is one of the highlights during the complimentary annual customer appreciation BBQ, according to … Continue reading

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