Labor Day - last big RV camping spree of summer
Labor Day, originally organized to celebrate labor's strengths and contributions to the United States economy, also unofficially marks the end of family summer camping weekends and neighborhood potluck barbecues. Wherever you are celebrating this Labor Day -- camped
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RVing the Maritimes with Kevin & Janie Justis, part 1: Micro brew stop in Quebec City in Quebec, Canada
Off and on over the next few weeks, we'll be posting some of the photos and impressions of Kevin and Janie Justis as they wind through their 'Summer of 2017's Grand RVing Tour of Canada's Maritime Provinces.' They crossed into Quebec City, Quebec, Canada from Maine,
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Free National Park Entry Day on Friday, Aug. 25
The National Park Service was created on August 25, 1916, when President Woodrow Wilson signed the National Park Service Act. Each year, the NPS works with partners to celebrate this anniversary. In addition to numerous special events, all parks waive entrance fe
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RVers gather in Corvallis, Oregon for Solar Eclipse
Nine of us gathered in Corvallis, Ore., to experience the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in nearly 100 years. Our friends Tom Bombadil and Kathy Clunes invited us to dry camp at their place to witnessed this once-in-a-lifetime event when the Moon passed be
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Historic district's public murals fun for traveling families, solos looking for an RV Short Stop
In a former life I was an arts writer for a mid-sized daily  newspaper, and I always had a fondness for large-scale outdoor murals. Maybe it is because one doesn't need a museum membership or fat wallet in order to view and appreciate an amazing artistic undertaking. N
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RVing couple aiming to hit all 645 Cracker Barrels
Some folks dream of camping in all of America's National Parks; others have RV trips to Alaska or the Canada's Maritime Provinces on their Bucket List. But one couple, Ray and Wilma Yoder, an 80-year-old RVing pair from Indiana, want to visit all the 645 Cracker Bar
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Airstream International Serenity, part 4 -- Smooth towing, snap to park
The Airstream's lightweight aerodynamic construction results in "easier towing than a traditional box trailer," reports Oregon RVer Carl Tipton, "whether I'm traveling up or down mountains, or maneuvering through a campground." Airstream has designed a number of smal
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Airstream International Serenity, part 3 -- Panoramic windows = sweeping views
When parked, the Airstream International Serenity's panoramic windows allow for sweeping scenic views, bringing the surrounding beauty inside. "The light is the first thing I notice when I step into my rig," says owner Carl Tipton. "Light just pours in through the wi
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Airstream International Serenity, part 2 -- 'Top of the line' and made in America
While contemporary Airstreams might not stand up to the riggers of founder Wally Byam's 18,000-mile overland trek from 'Cape Town to Cairo' in 1959, the legendary semi-monocoque aluminum trailers are still known for their handcrafted quality construction. "Airstream
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Airstream International Serenity, part 1 -- Sleek
The most recognized Recreation Vehicle on the road today is the iconic streamlined, aerodynamic aluminum Airstream. With its unique metallic exterior, Airstream has been called the Silver Bullet, Toaster-on-Wheels, and the Rolls-Royce of travel trailers. "I call this
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