Car, truck, van wrap-around camping tents
Often when an outdoors person doesn't want to sleep on the ground--but does not, for one reason or another, want to acquire a recreation vehicle--will opt for a compact and lightweight vehicle camping tent to have access to interior space for sleeping. Here are three
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Beginning with MLK Day, 10 free days at 2,000+ National Parks, public lands sites in 2017
Kicking off its second century, the National Park Services opens its doors free on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 16.  All together there will be 10 *free entrance days to more than 2,000 National Parks, national forests, national wildlife refuges, and other fede
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National Park Week, April 16-24: Celebrating 100 years of making us happy, preserving our heritage
We love America’s National Parks. April 16-24, 2016, is USA's largest celebration of national heritage. The National Park Service turns 100 this year and everyone can take part in the celebration. "It’s about making great connections, exploring amazing place
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Good Sam 2016 North America RV Travel Guide & Savings Guide aka Campground Directory
The"Good Sam 2016 North America RV Travel & Savings Guide. (Good Sam's RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory) (Good Sam, 1994 pages, list price: $29.95). This edition profiles nearly 12,500 private and public campgrounds across the United States and Canada.
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30 worst decisions you can make at campgrounds
"Campground choices range from RV parks to cabin resorts to the bare basics often found at national forest campgrounds," writes Melinda Crow in the Travel section on Yahoo.com. "Whatever your camping preferences, here are the 30 worst moves you can make at a campground.
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2015's 'Best & Worst States for Summer Road Trips'
It is not a surprise that 85 percent of Americans are planning a getaway this summer, or that 90 percent of us will be traveling by car or recreation vehicle. But, where to go?  With busy schedules and limited vacation time, some of us can use a little help in d
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RVers almost 1/3 of all campers
About 1 in 5 Americans regularly go camping and of those about 30-percent do so in a recreation vehicle according to "Camping and Camper" a survey conducted by Responsive Management, a resource firm specializing in natural resource and outdoor recreation issues. And
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Camping near Oregon's Heceta Head Lighthouse
Carl G. Washburne Memorial (Oregon) State Park, just a few miles north of Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint, is a perfect base for intertidal exploration and family RV camping. The campground is located on the east side of U.S. 101, 14 mi. north of Florence
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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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RVer Jimmy Smith muses about camping by a lake, watching eagles soar, catching trout
After more than three months of a self-imposed writing sabbatical, RVer Jimmy Smith returns to reflect on our week-long boondocking trip to a sweet little forested lake in northeast Washington state. He writes: "I always say I could explore endlessly this playgr
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