'Quartzsite winding down'
This week's edition of RV Travel newsletter highlights a number of articles about RV camping and other RV news including: - "Busy season at snowbird capital Quartzsite winding down" by Russ and Tina De Maris "The 'height of the busy season at Quartzsite, Ariz., i
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Fulltime RVers Cheryl and Rich LeBrake volunteer as RV Care-a-Vanners
RVers Cheryl and Richard LaBrake volunteer with Habitat for Humanity's RV Care-a-Vanner. They 'dropped in' to the Sebring, Fl., build in December; then returned in January for a full two-week Care-a-Vanner build. The LeBrakes have been fulltimer RVers for more tha
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'RV Short Stop' soaks in BLM Hot Spring
My post on RV Short Stops highlights the soaking pools at the BLM Hot Spring LTVA. This funky, and oh-so-relaxing, hot spring is right off I-8 between Yuma, Ariz., and El Centro, Calif. A great one-hour 'RV Short Stop' or longer stay. Read the full post by clickin
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Jimmy Smith reflects on 'next chapter' of life
"Time keeps slipping away and it’s amazing that four months on the road have fallen into the rear view mirror. My, my, how can that be?," ponders RV Jimmy Smith. "I glance down at these hands that have gone soft in this chapter of my life and I can't help but think
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'America's Oldest Brewery' Yuengling -- a favorite place to visit along America's byways
For a great walking tour of a unique piece of history ... and a small sample of an amazing lager ... stop by 'America's Oldest Brewery - D. G. Yuengling & Son' in Pottsville, Pa. For an expanded post and more photos, click here, for an article I wrote for RV Shor
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RVers host old fashioned pot luck fish fry
Time and time again, one hears of community-style pot luck dinners at RV parks and campgrounds across the U.S.A. and Canada. One of those old fashioned, down-home gatherings happened earlier this week at our snowbird home at the Sandollar RV Park in Rockport, Texas.
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The joy of watching grass grow in January
Why is it that sometimes the simplest things give such great pleasure? Like watching the grass grow. A little more than two weeks ago Jimmy scattered about 1-1/2 pounds of winter rye grass seed on the little patch of bare ground outside our camper here at the Sandol
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In Austin for a couple days -- lots to do, places to camp
Austin, Texas, continues to keep its reputation as "The Live Music Capital of the World" with more bands performing per-square-inch than any other place in the known universe.However, what if you don't feel like gathering in large crowds or jumping to the music? Not to
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Current 'Firearm Laws of the 50 States'
The RV Bookstore offers a tremendous selection of RV-related books, CDs and DVDs.One such book that is a great resource for RVers who travel with a firearm is "Guide To The Firearm Laws of the 50 States."What RVers may not know is that, "what's legal in their home st
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Bambi owners Bill and Mary Knowles of Spokane travel to chilly Coastal Bend
Airstream Bambi owners Bill and Mary Knowles of Spokane, Wash., traveled to Texas' Coastal Bend for warmth and sunshine--instead they've had to bundle up against the teeth-rattling cold, windy weather. They left their winter base in 70-degree Phoenix for Rockport,
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