Young family becomes 'RV Gypsies'
In a series about 'Families living off the grid,' caught up with the Streett family in Sequim, Wash.Robert and Josslyn Streett, both in their early 40s, loaded their two sons, Robby (8) and Sawyer (6), in their 36-foot 2008 Titanium fifth-wheel and hit the
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Habitat for Humanity recruiting RV team leaders
Be an RV Care-A-Vanner team leaderAccording to a recent e-mail from Habitat for Humanity:Team leaders, who serve as a liaison between the team and the affiliate, perform a critical organizing role on RV Care-A-Vanner builds.They act as a single point of contact for the
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Advice on folding camping trailers
Camper Blue Book Value is a Web site to visit when looking for general advice about the value of used RVs, with links to other sites.On a recent posting about Coleman camping trailers, the following checklist was provided when shopping for a used unit: What is the cond
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Last day of RV Owners Lifestyle gathering, then back across the border
Final day in Kelowna, British Columbia, attending the 12th annual RV Owners Lifestyle Seminars. It's a toss up this morning between a seminar on 'solar panels' and 'water quality' ... Then it's a slow drive back to Spokane, passing through 260 miles of beautiful count
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Sunday in Kelowna, B.C. 'boondocking tips,' vintage cars, BBQ
Father's Day in Kelowna, British Columbia, attending the 12th annual RV Owners Lifestyle Seminars. Went to the seminars on 'dry camping and boondocking' and then 'Best 10 minute tips from Trailer Life.' Both were packed with extremely useful information.In the afternoon
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Fly fishing near Kelowna, B.C.
During my brief stay in Kelowna, it is easy to understand why British Columbia's Okanagan Valley is a favorite destination for bait and fly fishing.Such incredible natural beauty and abundance of freshwater lakes.According to Tourism Kelowna there are more than 200 la
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Closing of 220 California State Parks would be staggering blow to RVers, campers, hikers, local economies
David Lytle of writes a searing piece about Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposal to close a "shuttering 80% of the state parks in California" for two full years beginning Labor Day 2009.Lytle goes on to say: "The total savings amounts to just 143 mi
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RV (fulltime) living versus camping
Lavonda Pflug writes about RV Living on In one recent entry she explores the differences between living fulltime in your recreation vehicle and camping."No matter your reason for choosing to live in a trailer or motor home and no matter what your circumsta
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Documentary filmmaker travels to fiddle festivals in 'old time' travel trailer
Bill Archer of the Bluefield Daily Telegraph caught up with documentary filmmaker Chris Valluzzo at the recent Henry Reed Memorial Fiddler's Convention in Glen Lyn, Virginia."As he sat in a lawn chair beneath the awning of his rustic travel trailer, two people approache
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Coachman 'moving forward'
According to a June 14th Associated Press story:"Coachmen Industries, no longer part of the slumping recreational vehicle industry, could start hiring soon as part of a $3.5 million expansion that it expects to create more than 200 jobs. "The Elkhart County Council (in
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