Woman solo truck-camps 5 weeks West, South
One windy afternoon in Balmorhea State Park in west Texas, I spotted a solo woman camping in a 2004 4X4 Ford Ranger extended cab pickup with an A.R.E. canopy. Dawn was on the backside of a five-week circle trip from Pennsylvania to the West Coast. "Camping is the
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April - May RV shows Louisiana to British Columbia
RV shows during April and May range across North America, from Lafayette, La; to Penticton, B.C. Canada; to Puyallup, Wash. 13th Vacationland RV & Camping Show April 8-9 Norway Savings Bank Arena 985 Turner St. Auburn, Maine Acadiana RV & Camping
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Solo fulltime RVer Jacque Green explores USA with a sense of joy, paint brushes, lively puppy dog
A little more than a year ago, Jacque Green, an accountant in Tulsa, Okla., didn't know if she would make it through an unexpected medical crisis. While in the hospital, she realized life is too short and unpredictable.  She figured she should not postpone her dream
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Folding A-frame trailers, part 4: An exercise in compromise
On the downside, camping in an A-frame is an exercise in compromise. In comparison to conventional travel trailers of the same length, there is less interior space resulting in less storage and living space. Only a few models offer a hard-walled shower with flush toi
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Folding A-frame trailers, part 3: Retirees Linda and John Keltgen downsize for ease of towing, set up
Other A-frame owners are longtime RVers Linda and John Keltgen of Mariposa, Texas, who began camping in the 1980s with a tent trailer. Over the years they went through a number of different rigs until 2007 when they retired and set out to RV full-time in a 31-foot Cross
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Folding A-frame trailers, part 2: Popular with active outdoors enthusiasts Kurt & Shelley Egli of Austin
A-frame pop-up trailers are great alternatives for outdoors lovers. Tent campers are the new breed of RVers who are taking to these small collapsible solid-walled rigs, which set up much faster than a tent with no more sleeping on the ground. "We had been tent campin
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Folding A-frame trailers, part 1: Fun, super easy to tow
The small A-frame foldout trailer will never capture a huge slice of the Recreation Vehicle (RV) market, however, those who have them, love them. "They're fun and super easy to tow," say A-frame owners who cut across all backgrounds and ages. What all A-frame enthusi
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Solo retiree takes off for the open road
“My plan is to be on vacation until I go to Heaven,” said Pricetown, Ohio, native Joe Gossett in an article by Angela Shepherd in the Hillsboro, Ohio, Times Gazette. The full-time RVer travels just about wherever (and whenever) he wants in his 2015 class B Winneb
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More March 2017 RV Shows
Lots more RV and Outdoor Sports shows planned across the USA the last two weeks in March. These shows give potential buyers and ‘wannabes’ an opportunity to quickly see many 2017 makes and models of motor coaches and travel trailers — at one time and in one place.
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'Beachin' RVs' vintage trailer restoration series premiers on Travel Channel
Beachin’ RVs – the newest vintage trailer restoration series on the Travel Channel, features Justin and Anna Scribner from Flyte Camp Vintage Trailer Restoration of Bend, Ore. If you liked the Scribners' 'Flippin’ RVs' on GAC (Great American Country), you’re
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