Find RV dump stations online

Find RV dump stations online

Ah, dump stations. Every RVer knows you can't live without them. It's a No. 1 destination. Sanidumps.com is a comprehensive online directory of locations for dumping gray and black holding tanks. The no cost service lists more than 17,000 RV sanidump sites by city or nearest city location. Many of the listings have GPS coordinates and link to Google maps. A mobi website (www.sanidumps.mobi) for mobile phones and smart phone apps are available.  
Maryhill State Park, Maryhill Art Museum on the Columbia River = RV Short Stop+camping

Maryhill State Park, Maryhill Art Museum on the Columbia River = RV Short Stop+camping

When traveling to central Oregon from eastern Washington, we frequently stop at  Maryhill (Washington) State Park, the extremely popular 99-acre RV and tent camping park with 4,700 feet of waterfront on the magnificent Columbia River in Klickitat County. The park sits just inside Washington on Hwy. 97 between State Route 14 and Interstate 84 (Exit 104) in Oregon. "It is considered one of the premiere state parks on the Columbia River for camping, swimming, fi
National Park Service celebrates birthday with a huge open house

National Park Service celebrates birthday with a huge open house

Only one month to think about and plan your free, fun, family learning adventure to your favorite National Park. Click here for some ideas on where to go. National Park Service's *free entrance days that remain in 2014 include: • Monday, Aug. 25, National Park Service birthday. • National Public Lands Day  on  Saturday, Sept. 27. • Veterans Day - Tuesday, Nov. 11. National Parks "offer superb recreational opportunities, making them pe
Habitat's RV Care-A-Vanners looking for volunteers

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

 One organization looking for RV volunteers is Habitat for Humanity International , a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. HFHI’s vision is "a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Our mission is to put God’s love into action by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope." RV Care-A-Vanners travel in their own recreational vehicles, covering their personal expenses, to Habitat affiliates across the United States an
TrailManor Sportdeck: Nifty 'retractable,' aerodynamic, light travel trailer ... with a porch

TrailManor Sportdeck: Nifty ‘retractable,’ aerodynamic, light travel trailer … with a porch

When a low-slung, hard-sided travel trailer drifted by our camp site, what first came to mind was the Hi-Lo trailer with its unique low profile telescoping top. Wrong. It turned out to be a TrailManor  Sportdeck retractable travel trailer, complete with a front porch and awning. Owners Larry and Carol of Anaheim, Calif., selected one of the smallest, and lightest-weight models--the 13-feet 6-inch Sportdeck--because they wanted an RV that would fit into thei
Find RV dump stations online
Ah, dump stations. Every RVer knows you can't live without them. It's a No. 1 destination. Sanidumps.com is a comprehensive online directory of locations for dumping gray and black holding tanks. The no cost service lists more than 17,000 RV sanidump sites by
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Maryhill State Park, Maryhill Art Museum on the Columbia River = RV Short Stop+camping
When traveling to central Oregon from eastern Washington, we frequently stop at  Maryhill (Washington) State Park, the extremely popular 99-acre RV and tent camping park with 4,700 feet of waterfront on the magnificent Columbia River in Klickitat County. The park sit
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National Park Service celebrates birthday with a huge open house
Only one month to think about and plan your free, fun, family learning adventure to your favorite National Park. Click here for some ideas on where to go. National Park Service's *free entrance days that remain in 2014 include: • Monday, Aug. 25, National
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Habitat's RV Care-A-Vanners looking for volunteers
 One organization looking for RV volunteers is Habitat for Humanity International , a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. HFHI’s vision is "a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Our mission is to put God’s love into action by bringing pe
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TrailManor Sportdeck: Nifty 'retractable,' aerodynamic, light travel trailer ... with a porch
When a low-slung, hard-sided travel trailer drifted by our camp site, what first came to mind was the Hi-Lo trailer with its unique low profile telescoping top. Wrong. It turned out to be a TrailManor  Sportdeck retractable travel trailer, complete with a front po
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Plan to attend FMCA Family Reunion in Oregon
We are planning on stopping by the Family Motor Coach Association Reunion at the Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center Aug. 13 to 16, 2014, in Redmond, Ore. On our way south from eastern Washington, we hope to travel through the scenic country of the Wallowa Mounta
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Retired RVers from Oregon trade in truck camper for small travel trailer
We origionally crossed trails with this Pacific Northwest couple the first winter we were snowbirding through the Southwest. That was almost five years ago at New Mexico's Poncho Villa State Park, just this side of the Mexico border. It was the first week of December 20
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Full-time RVers Thom and Dar Hoch travel scenic byways of Idaho this summer
No matter where Thom and Dar Hoch spend their winters, the full-time RVers usually find their way back to the family homestead near Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. This year is no exception and the Hochs are headed east from Oregon in their brand new 2014 Four Wheel Cam
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Carlsbad Caverns' free 2014 Night Sky Parties
Free Night Sky events continue this summer at the Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico. 2014 Star Party dates --  July 19, Aug, 23, Sept. 20, Oct. 18 “The park is a perfect spot for viewing the wonders of the night sky due to its location miles away fr
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RVTravel.com talks about online RV scam
In this week's free RVTravel.com newsletter, editor Chuck Woodbury reports on a wide-spread online scam website that is bilking big dollars out of trusting RVers. "Police say the scam artists are thought to be operating out of Nigeria," writes Woodbury, "and even
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