Crossed border at Osoyoos, overnight in East Omak RV campground
After finishing up four days at the 14th annual RV Owners Seminar in Kelowna, BC, we headed south along 97, crossing back into the United States at Osoyoos/Oroville. The experience went smoothly with our passports. If you are traveling in an RV expect to be pulled over
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Trailer suspension, breaks, bearings
RV technician Jon Itterman presented extremely useful information for this first-time 5th wheel owner on the different types of trailer suspensions and components at the 14th annual RV Owners Lifestyle Seminar in Kelowna, BC. He answered questions on how to care and mai
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Workshop continues at RV Owners Lifestyle Seminar
On this second day of the 14th annual RV Owners Lifestyle Seminar in Kelowna, BC, I'm attending the workshop on 'Blogging' with John Clarke of Sanidumps fame. Using the time in class to post this update.I'm sitting beside Debbie Guthrie of Comox, BC. She is creating a n
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Off to Kelowna ... Gateway to British Columbia's breathtaking Okanagan Valley
On our way early Thursday to the 14th annual RV Owners Lifestyle Seminars on the Okanagan College campus in Kelowna, British Columbia. It runs Friday, June 24, through Monday, June 27, 2011.In addition to the many technical workshops on tap, writer Julianne Crane will
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Check out this week's RV Travel e-zine
In this week's free RV newsletter, editor Chuck Woodbury writes about driving U.S. 395 from Seattle to Southern California -- "one of the greatest north-south routes in the American West." The route "travels east of two magnificent mountain ranges, the Cascad
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Happy Camper Wines go after RV crowd
Recently I spotted a 'Happy Camper Wines' display and it brought a smile to my face.Back in 2007, when I was writing a weekly RV column for The Spokesman-Review, I wrote about this wine label.At that time I interviewed the Happy Camper proprietor Jeffrey Dye about this
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Herzog family traveling Northwest this summer
Brad and Amy Herzog along with their sons Luke and Jesse, were in Spokane, Wash., recently, stopping over at the KOA Kampground just east of the city. Since 1996, the Herzogs, who live on California’s Monterey Peninsula, have logged more than 100,000 RV miles, spen
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National Park Service throws open all its doors on first day of summer
TheNational Park Service continues its "fee free days" * the first day of summer (June 21, 2011). Celebrate summer by visiting a National Park near you for free. Click here for some ideas of where to go.Other free days in 2011 are:- National Public Lands Day (Sept.
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For a Father's Day RVShortStop, navigate to vintage car show/shine in Kelowna, BC
If you are heading up to the RV Owner's Lifestyle Seminar in Kelowna, BC, in mid-June, consider arriving the weekend before classes begin because there is one big party planned on the shore of Okanagan Lake.The third weekend in June is always great fun in Kelowna, Briti
RV friends stop by on way to Montana
Jane and Kevin Justis, of Susanville, Calif., stopped over in Spokane for a couple of days on their way to visit family in Montana. We first encountered Kevin and Jane, at a favorite Crops of Engineers campground, Eastbank at Lake Seminole on the Georgia-Florida bord
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