Solo retiree takes off for the open road

Solo retiree takes off for the open road

“My plan is to be on vacation until I go to Heaven,” said Pricetown, Ohio, native Joe Gossett in an article by Angela Shepherd in the Hillsboro, Ohio, Times Gazette. The full-time RVer travels just about wherever (and whenever) he wants in his 2015 class B Winnebago Travato. "He can park the 22-foot vehicle in the city, at a campground, in a national park, or along the side of the road if he needs to," the article reports. He has added solar panels and
'Six Safety Tips for (RV) Parking at Casinos' by popular RV author Jane Kenny

‘Six Safety Tips for (RV) Parking at Casinos’ by popular RV author Jane Kenny

With snowbirds returning home and the camping season just around the corner, more and more RVers will be on the road, many looking to travel long distances in a short amount of time ... these folks often look for a place to 'blacktop boondock' for a few hours or overnight. 'Blacktop boondocking' is essentially dry camping, without hookups, in a parking lot in order to get a few hours rest. However, most states discourage overnight parking at interstate rest areas
Everyone is invited to Canada's 150th Birthday party--all parks, reserves FREE throughout 2017

Everyone is invited to Canada’s 150th Birthday party–all parks, reserves FREE throughout 2017

To celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday, the Maple Leaf nation is "wrapping itself up in a bow" and giving visitors a gift: "free admission to National Parks and Reserves for all visitors throughout 2017." The free Parks Canada Discovery Pass gives free access to the 47 National Parks as well as 171 National Historic Sites and National Marine Conservation Areas. "Now is the time to hike vast and beautiful trails, watch eagles soar overhead, frolic in waterfalls,
Artist Mary Ruth Barnes and husband, Mike, spend four months a year as 'Winter Texans'

Artist Mary Ruth Barnes and husband, Mike, spend four months a year as ‘Winter Texans’

Four months each year, artist Mary Ruth Barnes and her husband, Mike, relax on the gulf coast of Texas in the small artist and fishing community of Rockport. They travel to the coastal bend from their ranch in south-central Oklahoma with their 2014 38-foot Cedar Creek 5th wheel trailer (complete with fireplace, residential refrigerator, and washer and dryer).  Mike, a retired manufacturer's rep for International Trucks, has no problem pulling their rig with a 20
Habitat's RV Care-A-Vanners looking for volunteers

Habitat’s RV Care-A-Vanners looking for volunteers

One organization always looking for (and appreciating) RV volunteers is Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit, ecumenical housing ministry. HFH’s vision is: "A world where everyone has a decent place to live." Its mission is: "Seeking to put God’s love into action Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope." RV Care-A-Vanners are individuals who travel in their own recreation vehicles, covering their personal expenses, to Ha
Solo retiree takes off for the open road
“My plan is to be on vacation until I go to Heaven,” said Pricetown, Ohio, native Joe Gossett in an article by Angela Shepherd in the Hillsboro, Ohio, Times Gazette. The full-time RVer travels just about wherever (and whenever) he wants in his 2015 class B Winneb
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'Six Safety Tips for (RV) Parking at Casinos' by popular RV author Jane Kenny
With snowbirds returning home and the camping season just around the corner, more and more RVers will be on the road, many looking to travel long distances in a short amount of time ... these folks often look for a place to 'blacktop boondock' for a few hours or overnig
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Everyone is invited to Canada's 150th Birthday party--all parks, reserves FREE throughout 2017
To celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday, the Maple Leaf nation is "wrapping itself up in a bow" and giving visitors a gift: "free admission to National Parks and Reserves for all visitors throughout 2017." The free Parks Canada Discovery Pass gives free access to the 47
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Artist Mary Ruth Barnes and husband, Mike, spend four months a year as 'Winter Texans'
Four months each year, artist Mary Ruth Barnes and her husband, Mike, relax on the gulf coast of Texas in the small artist and fishing community of Rockport. They travel to the coastal bend from their ranch in south-central Oklahoma with their 2014 38-foot Cedar Cree
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Habitat's RV Care-A-Vanners looking for volunteers
One organization always looking for (and appreciating) RV volunteers is Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit, ecumenical housing ministry. HFH’s vision is: "A world where everyone has a decent place to live." Its mission is: "Seeking to put God’s love into action Habi
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Canadian chefs 'Chuck and Danny's (RV) Road Trip' airing on Food Network Canada, Friday 9 p.m. ET/PT
Canadian "celebrity chefs and good friends Chuck Hughes and Danny Smiles are on a cross-country culinary RV adventure," according to a blurb on Food Network Canada. This epic Canadian culinary odyssey airs on Friday evenings at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Food Network Canada. (c
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More March 2017 RV Shows
Lots more RV and Outdoor Sports shows planned across the USA the last two weeks in March. These shows give potential buyers and ‘wannabes’ an opportunity to quickly see many 2017 makes and models of motor coaches and travel trailers — at one time and in one place.
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Tips for preparing your RV for spring travel
Spring is just about here ... that means it's almost time to take your recreation vehicle (RV) out of hibernation for the upcoming travel and camping season. RV expert Gary Bunzer offers several “spring shakedown” tips to ensure that your home on wheels is ready
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Historic Yuma Prison popular with RV snowbirds
Each winter thousands of RV snowbirds fly by the Yuma Territorial Prison (Arizona) State Historic Park that sits only a short distance from I-8. This popular tourist attraction retells a grim story of the notorious Territorial Prison . It "held a variety of law
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'Beachin' RVs' vintage trailer restoration series premiers on Travel Channel
Beachin’ RVs – the newest vintage trailer restoration series on the Travel Channel, features Justin and Anna Scribner from Flyte Camp Vintage Trailer Restoration of Bend, Ore. If you liked the Scribners' 'Flippin’ RVs' on GAC (Great American Country), you’re
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