Born Free Caravan to Alaska
Photographer John Holod and his wife, Jodie Ginter, are wagon masters for the "Born Free Caravan to Alaska" schedule for July 19- August 22, 2008.Coaches will gather at Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada on July 19. Included in the 35 day journey are stops at: Jaspe
Higher fuel prices=cheaper RVing than last year?
RV Travel newsletter editor Chuck Woodbury writes in his Editor's Corner column this week: "I believe that right now, a case can be made for some RVers, in particular new RV buyers, that RVing in 2008 -- even at our sky high fuel prices -- can be more affordable than a
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Rotting food odor in RV? Check for propane leak.
Matt Robinson's article in Best of New reports on the results of a fatal blast in a FEMA trailer."In the weeks leading up to the fire, though, John and Linda (Myers) had reported some problems with their trailer. They began to notice a foul smell in the uni
Many RVers staying close to home for Memorial weekend
"With diesel rising to nearly $5 a gallon and damp weather in the forecast, many RV owners are staying in their parked rigs or driving their tow vehicles to local destinations," reports  KATU in Portland, Ore.Read more and watch a video at "Gas prices forcing many RV
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Cut costs -- combine home, office, travel
Jim and Chris Guld are doing it all. They have found an economical way to combine their home and office ... and travel the U.S.A.They are computer support professionals calling themselves “Geeks on Tour.” They live in their Safari motorhome full-time and help RVers
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Indy 500 driver Danica Patrick kicks back in her Marathon Coach
When not giving news interviews or practicing for the Indy 500, NASCAR driver Danica Patrick relaxes away from the track in her Marathon Coach. "One night last week," writes Sports Illustrated reporter Lars Anderson, "I had dinner with Patrick, her parents (T.J
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RV Life on Wheels Conferences wraps up its final series in Idaho, Pennsylvania
The popular RV Life on Wheels Conferences continue with their 2008 series of practical, how-to classes. - July 6-11- Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho. ($279/per person) - Sept. 7-10- Harrisburg Community College, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. ($199/per p
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Car top camping along the Aegean Sea
Ran across this vacation photograph posted on, an international 'travel community' Web site. According to the caption, a family of three were on a "comfortable" 10-day holiday at an Aegean seaside campground in Turkey. "This tent was our cam
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Truck, SUV tents -- more RVing options
While on the subject of low-cost RVing alternatives, The Sportz SUV and Truck Tent by Napier Enterprises are worth a look for the individual who wants to escape to nature this weekend without spending lots and lots of money.The Sportz SUV 83000 Tent quickly transforms y
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RV market downturn = shifting product lines
James B. Kelleher wrote an insightful piece last week for Reuters about how, among other things, some motorhome manufactures are shifting gears from primarily producing fuel-hungry class A buses and back to more van conversion class Bs."Rising gasoline prices, falling
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