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More Americans expected to travel this summer
Virginia Business Magazine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Americans are saying they need a break from it all. Despite higher gas prices, Americans plan to spend a total of $86.4 billion on summer vacations this year, up 22 percent from last year, according to a survey by Richmond, Va.-based Mondial Assistance USA. More people are planning to travel this year, and vacationers are also planning to spend more money. More

Be wise with RV park rules
Staunton News Leader    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Augusta County, Va., is proposing rules for extended-stay camping. For some, it conjures up images of million-dollar motor homes packed with well heeled retires and their baskets of money setting up shop in luxurious time-share campgrounds, just like something on the Travel Channel. More

Why camping evolved to keep up with travel trend
Advertising Age    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Camping is emerging as the top choice for many families this year, as the industry touts new amenities to draw penny-pinching vacationers who still want to get away, but can't afford shelling out big bucks for airline fare, posh resorts or pricey home rentals. More

Grilling makes it easy to knock fat out of food
RV News Magazine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
With summertime upon us, men and women alike are focused on cutting calories, and grilling is a great way to do just that. What was once only a summertime treat, grilling has become a year-round activity, with many taking grilling indoors with the increase in popularity of indoor grills, such as the George Foreman. More

Protect Yourself with the Taser C2

Tasers offer excellent personal protection to campers and RV'ers as we travel the country. Since it isn't classified as a firearm, it can be carried where guns can't, and doesn't require a permit. Its laser sight and fifteen-foot range keep you at a safe distance from any attacker. Protect your loved ones.


Fire damages RV park, closes I-10 in Kendall, Texas
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A fast-moving brush fire temporarily closed Interstate 10 and chased residents from an RV park in Kendall County, Texas, where several vehicles and facilities were destroyed before the blaze was contained around nightfall. "It was terrifying," said Kathy Lowell, who fled her home in the Top of the Hill RV Resort at the urging of emergency responders who battled the wind-stoked fire in triple-digit temperatures.

Driving the $1.56 million Newell P2000i RV
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Ships Alloy! Newell makes the fanciest damn aluminum-clad bus you ever saw. ... The company produces 24 coaches annually — 20 for customers, four as demonstrators. The average transaction price is $1.6 million, but a heavily optioned version—such as Roger Penske's — can easily bang hard against $2 mil. Each 45-foot-long Newell requires six months to construct, assembled by 165 workers who fabricate nearly everything in-house, save the engines and transmissions. More

Largest RV show coming in September in Pennsylvania
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The Pennsylvania RV and Camping Show is coming to Hershey, Sept. 14-18 with more than 900 RVs on display from every major manufacturer. The event is held at Hershey's Giant Center complex, and is the largest consumer RV show held each year in North America. Many RV makers introduce their latest models at the show. More

Williston Crossings RV Resort, Williston, Fla.

Williston Crossings is North Central Florida's Premier gated RV Camping Resort. Williston Crossings has 160 acres of beautiful rolling hills, walking trails, a lake (catch and release), heated pool, tennis court, among other things. There are 140 spacious sites with large concrete pads and wide paved roads. Sites are designed to fit even the largest RV with room to spare. Each site offers 20/30/50 amp Service, water and sewer, free Wi-Fi and free cable TV.

For couples in close quarters, squeeze-y does it via MSNBC    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
If absence makes the heart grow fonder, could time spent together in extremely close quarters make the heart grow ... ummm ... considerably less fond? Yes — and no. It all depends on the couple involved, and on their coping skills. More

Beyond the borders of Yellowstone
MotorHome Magazine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Yellowstone. If you haven't been there, it must be on your ultimate bucket list. If you have been, we'll bet you already know what you missed last time, and filling in the gaps is no doubt in your plans. Where else can you find such abundant wildlife, spectacular colors and graphic displays of geothermal energy, all in one location? We've been back several times and still haven't seen it all. More

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