2018 RV shows kick off in early January
The 2018 RV Show circuit will be off and running the first weekend in January. So, shrug off the cold weather and start dreaming about your favorite summer getaway with your family. Check out the latest models in RVs at these following locations – • Colorado RV A
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2015 'Big Rigs Best Bets Campground Directory'
“Big Rigs Best Bets Campground Directory” by Ken and Ellie Hamill (K & E Big Rigs Publishing, 15th edition, 2015, 512 pages, spiral-bound [lays flat], $24.95, plus shipping and handling). The ‘Big Rigs’ directory includes more than 1,200 parks in 49 USA s
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Class B RVs, Part 2 -- Eileen & Fred Nickerson: 'Easy to drive, even in downtown traffic'
A huge part of the Class B motor home's appeal is that it drives like the family car and fits in most driveways. Longtime RVers Fred and Eileen Nickerson of Coarsegold, Calif., selected their 2008 22-foot Roadtrek 210 van as their traveling rig because of its ease of
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High school chum shares love of RV lifestyle
For me, the greatest joy of the internet is reconnecting with long-ago and far-away friends. This happened again recently when I discovered an email from a former Pacific High School classmate, still living in Southern California, and who also shares my passion for t
Organized RV tours, Part 2 -- Alaska is popular RV caravan destination ... 'Adventure of a Lifetime'
While an "RV rally" is when a group of RVers gather at a predetermined location (typically an RV park) and the tour organizers take over from there -- an "RV caravan" is where members drive their own RVs over a pre-planned route. Caravans can range from a few days o
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International visitors flock to RV rentals
A large segment of USA recreation vehicle renters are from other countries. More than 50-percent of El Monte RV’s business are foreign travelers, according to Joe Laing, the nationwide company’s director of marketing. Visitors from overseas, Canada and Mexico
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Rent an RV ... before buying
RV rentals are popular with people who are thinking about buying a recreation vehicle, but first want to experience the lifestyle before rushing out and spending thousands of dollars. Alison and Dave Perea of Girdwood, Alaska, like the benefits of RV travel but are
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HGTV's Celebrity Motor Homes features stars' RVs including Zac Brown's amazing ride
Confession: I'm fascinated with peeking inside million-dollar recreation vehicles ... especially those of "celebrities." So, HGTV's "Celebrity Motor Homes" is cotton candy for my addiction and fun, fun, fun. On one segment, program host Carter Oosterhouse walks th
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2012 top story on WomenRVers.blogspot -- the amazing Nancy Bridges:
Nancy Bridges has an infectious laugh and an incredible ‘never give up’ outlook on her life-on-the-road. I first met this Georgia lady on the day her 2006 40-foot Alfa See Ya Gold motor home almost tipped over at the SKP Park of the Sierras. I soon discovered
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Mystery writer weaves RV into plot
Readers first met Ivy Malone, a quirky sleuth on Social Security,  in "Invisible" (Revell, 2004) by Oregon author Lorena McCourtney. Ivy, on the lam and hiding out, picked up a small class C motor home at the end of the second novel, "In Plain Sight" (2005). Then sh
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