Habitat’s RV Care-A-Vanner events ... plus National Women Build Week in May
It's been almost 25 years since I worked on my first Women Build house for Habitat for Humanity with the Americus, Georgia Habitat affiliate. That was less than a year after the first group of women in Charlotte, N.C., completed the first women-built Habitat house in 19
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2016 'The RVer's Friend: North American Diesel/Parking Directory'
Another Interstate guide recommended by RVTravel.com is "The 2016 RVer’s Friend: North America Diesel/Parking Directory” (list price, $15.95).  It lists current information for RVers, this one on travel centers. This perennial best seller lists 6,700 'RV accessi
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Good Sam 2016 North America RV Travel Guide & Savings Guide aka Campground Directory
The"Good Sam 2016 North America RV Travel & Savings Guide. (Good Sam's RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory) (Good Sam, 1994 pages, list price: $29.95). This edition profiles nearly 12,500 private and public campgrounds across the United States and Canada.
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Peak time for RV Shows
This is the peak time for recreation vehicle retail shows.  Dozens of shows are scheduled across the USA.  These shows give potential buyers and 'wannabes'  an opportunity to quickly see many makes and models of motor coaches and travel trailers -- at one time and at
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Sedona, popular RV Snowbird stop
There is a special uniqueness about Sedona. The natural beauty, the majestic mountains--whatever it is, there is definitely a magical essence here. It is said that ancient winds blow rose-colored sand grains into the surrounding mesas sculpting magnificent monuments
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All-terrain Macabi Skirt, great traveling gear for active RVing women
The Macabi Skirt -- billed as “the original Adventure Travel Skirt” can be worn in six different configurations and is suitable for everything from touring museums to fly fishing the rivers of Idaho. I purchased one of these skirts almost a decade ago (they never g
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Solo RVer Diana Pace loves hiking National Parks
Diana Pace, a retired nurse from Roseburg, Ore., has been camping most of her life. She tent camped and backpacked with her sons until they off and on until they were in their mid-20s. And then, sometime in the 90’s, she went on a hiking trip with a friend who own
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2016 'Next Exit' ... always know what's up ahead
Never take a wrong exit off an Interstate highway again. I particularly like this guide when we are simply ‘covering ground’ ... getting from point A to point B ... or seriously trying to outrun bad weather. Heralded by RVTravel.com as one of the top selling RV b
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Desert Bar near Parker, Az, fun snowbird side trip
If you are RVing anywhere between Quartzsite and Lake Havasu City (Arizona) on a weekend October-April, consider parking your RV somewhere and taking your tow vehicle five miles down a dusty, windy, rocky dirt road to a Desert Bar oasis called The Nellie E Saloon.
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On-going activities at Catalina State Park, Tucson
Perfect time of the year for RV Snowbirds to visit the popular Catalina State Park. It sits just a few miles north of Tucson, Ariz., is within easy access of wilderness and features numerous family activities. Here are a few listed on the park’s Website: First
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