RV rentals up, as economy slides
An online article by Katie Arcieri in the Business Section of  Hometown Annapolis.com reports an up turn in motorhome rentals at Happy Travelers RV Rentals in Annapolis, Maryland."A lot of folks are choosing to rent instead of purchase," said Happy Travelers' owner
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Speaking of UK caravanners
While roaming through Wiltshire, England, in September 2007, I came across Roger McNally--a fulltime caravanner, retired herdsman and free spirit. McNally was into his second year of touring Great Britain in his Autoquest motorhome with Fly, his faithful Border Collie.A
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'Caravanning' season underway in United Kingdom
The Daily Record of Scotland writes that the "great motoring getaway has begun, with the annual escape from the dreary daily routine led by Britain's half-million strong army of caravanners."The article goes on to talk about how a "sizeable number of caravanners wrong
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Speaking of Alaska
 One doesn't go all the way to Alaska without taking pictures, lots and lots of pictures.One blog that really pops with spectacular images of Alaska ...from sweeping landscapes and to fascinating close-up images of fauna ... is Tom Dempsy's "What's New--Photo/ Travel B
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New Alaska DVDs
Travel filmmaker John Holod has been traversing the Alaska Highway since 1973 when he rode every mile of it on his Harley Davidson."It was 1,400 miles of dirt road once you left the pavement north of Edmonton,” he said. “I was a lot younger and a little tougher back
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USA Today's 'Rallying the RVs'
For those of you who don't read USA Today, there was an article by writer Jayne Clark about the four-day Rally 20008 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry, Ga. The article focuses on the rise in gas prices and how $4-a-gallon affects (or does not affect) the
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Ups & downs of camphosting
 Howard and Linda Payne write a journal about their dream lifestyle as fulltime RVers "after dropping out of corporate America" in their early 40s back in 2005.Their most recent entertaining reflections are about their camphosting gig at Arches National Park near Moa
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Winnebago takes another hit
David Pitt, business writer with the Associated Press, reports that Winnebago Industries' “second quarter profits fell nearly 67 percent as consumer confidence in the economy helped drag down sales of recreational vehicles.”“High fuel prices hurt too. Filling up t
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Big-hearted RVers
Each day thousands of RVers volunteer their time and muscle to do "good works." They are folks who reach out in some way to help their communities at home or on-the-road. One example of RVers with big hearts are Scott and Ava Lasater of Spokane, Wash., who for y
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Fifth-wheels big in the Heart of Texas
Because of the abundance of heavy duty pickup trucks in the Texas Hill Country, by far the most popular type of recreational vehicle is definitely the fifth wheel trailer. All others are a distant second.Toy haulers, bunkhouses and living quarter horse trailers are
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