The Pros and Cons of Buying a Travel Trailer

Travel trailers are the most popular—and most varied—type of towable RV. They have solid walls and often feature a slide—a section of wall that pulls out to provide more interior space when camping. In an earlier article we discussed advantages of a travel trailer and factors currently fueling an increasing demand for this type of […]

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These State Parks Have All the Beauty of National Parks and None of the Crowds

Every year from Washington to Virginia and Montana to Arizona, throngs pour into U.S. national parks and preserves to climb towering cliffs, hike through misty forests, and capture the perfect selfie at the grandest of canyons. Widespread appreciation for protected lands is a good thing, but national parks’ overwhelming popularity also has downsides. There are […]

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Dreams Fade Into Nightmare in a Thor Motor Coach

So much for the lure of the open road. Bill and Jennie Mangan (pictured above) say their dream of spending the first 10 years of joint retirement traveling the country in their luxury motor coach quickly faded beneath a cloud of diesel fumes pouring into their bedroom at night as leaking hydraulic fluid seeped into […]

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A Photographer’s Guide To The American West

From west to east and north to south, we have toured and photographed numerous National Parks Service sites including national parks, national monuments, national recreation areas, national seashores, and national historic sites and parks. These parks offer a cross-section of the best of the best for scenic beauty and historic significance across America. The most […]

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Healthy Economy Spurs the RV Industry Growth

Since 2016, at least three dozen RV manufacturing locations have added or announced expanded plant capacity. While the two largest manufacturers in the RV industry, Forest River (4 projects) and Thor (13 projects), account for the most activity, smaller companies including like nüCamp and RV Factory have also made additions to their manufacturing square footage. […]

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