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The zen of boondocking — Good for the environment    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
It's hardly a stretch of the imagination to connect boondocking with a non-polluting, non-wasteful, natural resource saving–or green–lifestyle. This lifestyle, and the good habits it encourages, not only enables us to extend our boondocking time in the great outdoors but is also good for nature and the environment. About the only non-green activity associated with our green lifestyle is driving our rigs to our campsites, though the newer motorhomes and trucks coming on the market are making positive improvements in the mileage. More

Mother's Day gifts for the woman who loves the outdoors
Sun-Sentinel    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
If you're wondering what to get mom for Mother's Day (which is May 8, just in case you forgot), and she's into the outdoors, don't worry. There are plenty of great gifts that will make her days on the water and in the field more enjoyable. How about getting her some diamonds that she'll absolutely love? They come in the Chef's Choice Diamond Hone AngleSelect Model 1520 electric sharpener, and they'll put an edge on her knives that is sharper than when the knives were new. More

More look to state parks as cost-efficient getaway
The Detroit News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Michigan's 2011 camping season is shaping up to be a big one. A variety of factors — economic gains, higher gas prices and the introduction of the state's Recreation Passport option for motorists — have residents making plans to head for Michigan's campgrounds this year. Reservations at both private and, particularly, state campgrounds such as Algonac State Park are up by as much as 18.5 percent over last year. More

Downsize winnebago: 'A fuel-efficient A-body'
RV Business    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
With the price of gas going through the roof, the cost of jumping into a motor home or RV seems to be rising out of many people’s price range. But there is a new option for cost-conscious travelers looking to still have the comfort of a motor home, without the huge gas bill. More

Tired of No WiFi Signal?

Do you have to stand on the washing machine in the laundry to get a good signal? If so, you need a WiFi booster. Simply plug it into your USB port and get up to 30x the range of most laptop WiFiʼs. Available in high power external and portable desktop versions.


Keep safe from bears in Arizona campgrounds
KPHO-TV    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
As the weather in Arizona gets warmer, more people are heading north to go camping; that means watching out for bears. The Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center is preparing a demonstration to show the public how bears can easily get into a cooler, tent or backpack. More

Baby boomers trading in their houses for RVs
Lansing State Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Imagine being able to tour the country without ever leaving home. This is not an oxymoron, but an attainable lifestyle made possible in a recreational vehicle. "There are so many places to go and see," said Ben Hopkins of Veurinks' RV Center in Grand Rapids, Mich. "It could take you five years just to see the National Parks." More

Round Lake Golf & Mobile Estates, Klamath Falls, Ore.

Experience the tranquility of the Round Lake Community in Oregon. Round Lake Golf & Mobile Estates is situated among horse and cattle ranches just outside Klamath Falls. There is abundant wildlife to see, many natural trails to explore and beautiful lawns to enjoy. Play a relaxing round of golf and enjoy the beautiful southern Oregon area. If you are traveling through the area on your way to Bend, Medford, Klamath Falls, Portland or Eugene, make it a point to stop and stay in their full service RV park.

Pennsylvania governor proclaims May to be RV and Camping Month
RV Daily Report    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has proclaimed the month of May as Recreation Vehicle and Camping Month for the 21st straight year. "The unique sites, history, and culture of Pennsylvania can be discovered by the entire family from the comfort and convenience of recreational vehicles," Corbett noted as he encouraged "all citizens to pursue their passions and escape with their families on the road across the farthest reaches of our state." More

Camping reservations set to go online
Dubuque Telegraph Herald    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Iowa campers looking for county park reservations gain a new tool, when the Dubuque County Conservation Board plans to begin using its new online reservation system. Each of the county camping areas has approximately 30 percent of its sites reservable. More

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