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More Americans To Take Summer Road Trip

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer and kicks off summer vacation planning season. More Americans will take to the roads this year as they benefit from the low fuel prices. According to a recent Travelocity survey of 1000 Americans, 65 percent … Continue reading

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Camping & National Parks: Best RV Destinations

Families across the country are planning their summer vacations and taking their RV out of winter storage. Canada’s network of national parks offers must-see destinations for camping, hiking, and other outdoor activities. As the summer camping season quickly approaches, Parks Canada … Continue reading

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The Appeal of Pop-Up Trailers

Pop-up trailers are a blend of RV and tent, combining the best of both types. They give you the comfort and security of a travel trailer and the openness of a tent. Pop-up trailers, which are also known as pop-up campers, folding … Continue reading

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RVing, National Parks & The “Wow” Factor

The United States maintains more than 6,000 federally-protected sites, spanning over 1 million square miles and totaling roughly 27 percent of America’s entire land area. America’s National Parks are the great outdoors, the wide open spaces, and the wild places … Continue reading

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How To Avoid A Wildlife Collision

Every year, deer, elk, and moose collisions are the cause of hundreds of thousands of vehicle accidents along North American roads. Colliding with these animals, particularly moose, is potentially fatal for driver and passengers and is likely to cause significant … Continue reading

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RVing Is The Freedom Lifestyle

Home is where you park it. Freedom is a wonderful thing. The kind of freedom offered by the RVing lifestyle is the ultimate. The country overflows with awesomeness at every turn, places we find completely captivating. What a life. Today, … Continue reading

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The Out-Of-This-World Cool Cricket Trailer

Despite what Matthew McConaughey might have you believe, Airstream trailers are not the only cool campers out there. No, there are others. In an earlier post on Vogel Talks RVing, I introduced the adorably minimalist Cricket Trailer. Designed and built by … Continue reading

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RVing To Canada Planning & Border Requirements

With the loonie (Canadian dollar) under pressure, RVing in Canada is gaining in popularity as an affordable vacation. At present, one US dollar is worth $1.25 Canadian. With the loonier being lower than it has been in years, many RVers and … Continue reading

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Freespirit Recreation Introduces Lightweight Tent-Topped Camping Trailers

Bend, Oregon-based Freespirit Recreation manufactures lightweight, tow-behind, tent-topped camping trailers for cars and motorcycles in three models: the Journey XL Tent Trailer, the Journey XL Off Road Tent Trailer, and the Spitfire XT Motorcycle Tent Trailer. The chassis portion of … Continue reading

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Tips For Camping With Pets

For those who enjoy the great outdoors, camping during the springtime can be a perfect weekend getaway. However, if you don’t want to leave your four-legged friends behind while setting out on your adventure, try bringing them along. “Many campgrounds … Continue reading

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