RV helps advocates help Wyoming vets
RVs are often used in many different ways. This time as a mobile office for veterans' advocates in Wyoming who are reaching out to vets returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan to link them to medical, mental health and financial services. Leon Chamberlain bought a
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Olympian Dawn Fraser part of RV fuel run in Australia
Winnebago is conducting an RV Fuel Consumption Run from the Gold Coast (Australia) to Winton Raceway in Victoria to prove that motorhome travel can be almost as economical as driving an average family car," according to an article published in the Coffs Coast Inde
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Sharing wilderness with wildlife
Chuck Woodbury, editor of RVTravel.com, writes in this week's RVTravel Newsletter about his childhood encounters with bears in Yellowstone National Park and how attitudes have changed over the years. Back then, in the late-50s, it was common for tourists to feed wildlif
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'Fuel savings on RV makers' minds'
Rodd Cayton writing in (Riverside, Calif.) The Business Press reports that Kevin Broom, spokesperson for the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association says ….“Motor home manufacturers increasingly work with the Class C Dodge Sprinter chassis, rather than the larger,
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NASCAR RVers reminded to check carbon monoxide levels
Francesca Jarosz writes in the Indianapolis Star that "RVs at Brickyard get carbon monoxide fliers""The warnings follow the May death of a 43-year-old Illinois man during the Indianapolis 500. Police said Michael Thies' RV likely sucked in carbon monoxide emissions from
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Never underestimate the height of your 5th-wheel trailer
A bank surveillance camera caught a Texas man (towing his brand new fifth-wheel trailer) when he suffered a momentary lapse in judgment. "He was not trying to drive under the awning, he was attempting to go around the awning but caught the awning," said Center (Texa
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Many Canadian RVers facing 'End of the Road'
"For hundreds of thousands of Canadians, rumbling across the continent by motorhome is not just a vacation, but a lifestyle," writes Patrick White in The (Toronto, Ontario) Globe and Mail. "They are children of a continent-wide cruising culture that germinated during
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'Camping Life'
RVNet's Camping Life magazine and Web site targets individuals who use a pop-up trailer, truck camper or tent as a base of operations. -- Julianne G. Crane
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RVers drive historic Red Buses in Glacier National Park
A number of the Red Bus Tour drivers in Glacier National Park are RVers who use their motorhomes or travel trailers as their living quarters during their summer jobs. The historic (1936 -1939) Red Buses are both a symbol of Glacier National Park and a reminder of a
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Retired couple says Chalet foldup trailer tows smooth; sets up fast, easy
Charleen and Chuck Martin of Roseburg, Ore., and their yellow lab, Iceman, travel for fun in their 2003 16-foot Chalet Arrowhead folding trailer. The longtime campers love their smartly designed A-frame pop-up travel trailer. "I don't even know it is back there," say
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