Active millennial RVers Shea and Erin Laughlin, #3:  Hymer Aktiv uses a regular van chassis
One reason Minnesota millennials Shea and Erin Laughlin chose the 2017 19.7-foot Hymer Aktiv 1.0 for their home on the road is because of its small footprint. The Aktiv is built on the RAM ProMaster 2500 chassis providing for a stable ride. The front-wheel-drive van
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Active millennial RVers Shea and Erin Laughlin, #2: Aktiv's sleek, efficient interior design
RVing Millennials Shea and Erin Laughlin of Minnesota, live full-time in their 2017 Hymer Aktiv 1.0. “As with any house, the Hymer Aktiv has fresh water, electricity, waste water disposal, heating, and cooling systems. In the Aktiv these systems are self-contained
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Gilbert Ray Campground continues as a popular (no reservations) county destination with snowbirds.
RV friends Marc and Joyce Stalnaker recently visited the Gilbert Ray Campground, a county facility near Tucson, and wrote in to let us know it is still a pretty good place to put down stakes for a few nights. "I like this campground because the sites are carefull
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RVers on the move this Thanksgiving holiday
Drivers will be paying the highest Thanksgiving gas prices since 2014 with pump prices about 40-cents a gallon more expensive than last year, according to AAA. The average retail price for regular unleaded gasoline is around $2.54 a gallon. That said, AAA estimates this
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RV Snowbirds go for sunsets, free activities in Tucson
In addition to the magnificent sunsets and abundant natural beauty surrounding Tucson, Arizona, there are numerous free and low-cost activities that entice tens of thousands of RV Snowbirds to return each winter To read about free events including farmers markets,
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RVing gal pals visiting over 'Afternoon Cream Tea' on a rainy day in Florence, Oregon
What could be more perfect than lunch on the Oregon Coast with a longtime woman friend you met years ago while RVing along the Gulf Coast of Texas? Only one thing--lunch with TWO women friends you met while snowbirding in Texas. The fact that we were able to linge
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Casino Camping, part 4: Where to get more information
This is the last of four posts on Casino Camping. For more information on Casino Camping ... start here: - “Casino Camping: Guide to RV-Friendly Campgrounds," by Jane Kenny, (Roundabout Publications, 8th Edition, 2017, 264 pages). The paperback offers informatio
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Casino Camping, part 3: A few courtesies to keep in mind when parking for free at a casino
This is the third of four posts on Casino Camping. "Needless to say," said Jane Kenny, author of Casino Camping: Guide to RV-Friendly Casinos, "recreational gaming is a popular activity and more casinos continue to be hospitable to RVers." Many resort casinos inc
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Casino Camping, part 2: RVers Steve and Jackie Jones have stayed at casinos for 30+ years
This is the second of four posts on Casino Camping. Steve and Jackie Jones of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., have stayed at casinos for more than 30 years, both in dry camp and at the commercial RV parks. "We have never had an issue parking because of the size of our r
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Casino Camping, part 1: RVers bank on many Casinos for free overnight blacktop boondocking
The popularity of Recreation Vehicles continues to skyrocket for both retirees and millennials. Many of these RVers are looking for ways to trim their overall cost of overnight campground stays. This is especially true when RVers are traveling long distances and simp
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