'Swell idea' for campers in Michigan
Jeff Kart writes in the Bay City Times, that at participating Michigan Department of Natural Resources campgrounds, "folks who pay to camp on Friday and Saturday nights can leave their trailers on site from Sunday through Thursday for free, then come back to the campgro
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Update on bicyclists who pedaled across USA
When first we met Chris Wilson, Tom Wilson and Josh Autrey, (pictured here) they we 'resting up' in Glacier National Park, before biking up the Going-to-the-Sun Road. (Click here to read that post.)That was in late June. Now, two months after their successful crossing
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July's total new motorhome sales hover at 1980 levels
Jerry Garrett writes in the New York Times reports on the latests RV sales."Statistical Surveys, which tracks market data for the (RV) industry, reported that through July, sales of new motorized R.V.’s were down about 35 percent from the equivalent period a year ear
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'Airstream, king of RVs'
Dan Neil of the Los Angeles Times writes:"I’ve never been much interested in the recreational vehicle lifestyle. You call this camping? Please. But I’ve always wanted an Airstream. Billed as the world’s oldest recreational-vehicle company – born in Los Angeles i
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T@B is a sweet little trailer
I've always been a fan of the retro-feel TAB travel trailers. Read more about this light rig by clicking on "Going where the road ends and the fun begins"Photo: TAB-RV.com
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AARP Life@50 folks go for smaller motorhomes in a big way
GoRVing was out spreading the word about the joys of RVing at the recent AARP [email protected] convention in Washington, D.C.Karen Redfern, director of marketing communications of GoRVing and Recreational Vehicle Industry Association, was on hand to answer questions about RVing
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RV Lifestyle School returns to Puget Sound Oct. 25
Renton Technical College and RVtravel.com invite you to the annual RV Lifestyle School, on Oct. 25, 2008, at the Technical College in Renton, Wash.The day-long affair features seminars on dozens of topics of interest to RVers. Enrollment is the incredibly low price of $
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Gaylord Maxwell, RV icon, untimely death; RV-LOW conferences end
Update 10/14/08: Following Gaylord Maxwell's untimely death,  "Life on Wheels RV conferences discontinued." Gaylord Maxwell's family sent this e-mail Sept. 20, 2008: "Today at 2 p.m. (PT) our beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend passed. Gaylord Ma
'RVing the USA for $45 a day'
This weekend's RV Travel Newletter features an article by publisher Chuck Woodbury on the 31-day, 8,000-mile, cross-country journey of 15 people in four RVs.Two motorhomes are each pulling a trailer. Each person pays $1,400 for the month-long trip, averaging $45 a day
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Grease-powered RV promotes sustainable living
Eric Tsetsi writes for the GateHouse News Service about Justin Fisher, 28, a Spanish teacher in Winchester, Mass., who "has transformed an old school bus he calls the 'Wanderbus' into a bio-diesel recreational vehicle."“Grease cars,” writes Tsetsi "which typically r
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