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Buying lots popular with RVers
Highlands Today via The Miami Herald    Share   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
While most RVers rent a campsite for the winter, Linda Haven owns her doublewide and the lot at Lake Bonnet Village in Florida. "I think it's the best hidden secret in Florida," said Haven, who also sits on the board of the co-op association. Her park also allows park models and mobile homes. Haven and her husband were once carefree, on-the-go campers who regained a sense of permanency by buying their site. It's a growing trend in RV world. More

Campground Profile: Looking for RV Campgrounds in Idaho? Welcome to the Bear Den!, Grangeville, Idaho

riginally known as the Christmas Ranch of Idaho and opened in July 2005, they are continually exceeding the expectations of today's modern Big Rigs. They have completed Phase I offering such things as 20/30/50 amp service, water, sewer, and Cable TV to 21 30X80 Pull Thru Sites, Tent Area, Spacious Rec. Building, FREE Wi-Fi throughout the park, Laundromat, Propane Fill Station, picnic & BBQ area, and more! They have now completed Phase II which added camping cabins. Phase III will complete the resort by including gravel tent pads, additional group tent camping, more RV sites, children's play area, miniature golf, and more!

Greater Philadelphia RV Show
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The Greater Phildelphia RV & Camping Show in Oaks, Pa., was pronounced the best RV show that has taken place in eastern Pennsylvania in years, according to a news release. An estimated 9,000 people visited the show and packed the aisles checking out all the new motor homes, trailers, folding camping trailers and fifth-wheels. Check out the show through the eyes of a NBC Philadelphia television reporter.

Florida Keys RV park has new life as music venue
The Miami Herald    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
On a tiki hut stage in the middle of a saltwater pond, two crooners sing a boisterous duet to a crowd gathered at the Lazy Lakes RV Resort, a 28-acre rustic campground in the Florida Keys. Not too long ago, the property had been slated for condo construction, but a Keys investor and a national plunge in housing values combined to halt the bulldozer. Now the land is part RV park, part outdoor music venue — and a place for Nashville's Cowboy Troy and the Keys' Howard Livingston to let loose as the crowd sways and security personnel swig beer. More

The six advantages of metal RV carports    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
RV Carports can come in many different shapes, types, sizes, and styles to fit just about any imagination. Variations can include attached, stand alone, metal, wood, basic, and highly customized structures. For all the variations, the purposes of these shelters remains the same; mainly to provide protection from the elements such as severe weather and the damaging rays of the sun and secondarily to add some security for the vehicles and other items which are being protected. For many buyers, the first decision to be made is whether to go with a shelter made from metal, wood, or canvas. While wood and canvas shelters have their applications, metal RV carports have several advantages over them. More

Nevada RV park proposed
The Reno Gazette-Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A proposed RV park and campground off U.S. 395 in the west Washoe Valley, Nev., area will be discussed at a public hearing next month. The proposed Ophir Mill RV Park & Campground will go to the Washoe County Board of Adjustment on April 1, for a public hearing review and decision. The campground would have up to 145 RV or tent sites and a general store/food stand on 23 acres, south of Old Washoe Estates. More

Oil and gasoline prices begin to creep up
The New York Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Crude oil and gasoline prices are inching up again. Optimism about the economy, new tensions in oil-producing Nigeria and reports that China intends to build up its strategic reserves lifted crude prices to around $82 , about a $10 increase in the last month. Prices at the pump are rising, too, with the average national price for a gallon of gasoline jumping 5 cents in the last week, to just above $2.75. More

Business soars at home and RV show
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Vendors at this year's Home, Vacation and RV show in Rochester, Minn., say over the past year the economy has turned their business into a waiting game. "Everybody was saying they're waiting a year or two," says Dave Derby of Derby Construction. Business owners say a lot of people came to last year's show but didn't necessarily spend their money, but this year they say that's different. More

Pro-life RV turning heads
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Prayers and protests in front of reproductive centers in downtown El Paso, Texas, are nothing new, but a RV adorned with Pro-Life messages is. "Wherever we take it, inevitably somebody will ask us, 'What is that about? Can you tell us what the message is?" said Laura McIntyre, who helps lead For A Change of Heart ministry.
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