One great thing about living in the Western United States is the large amount of public lands available to explore. The majority of these lands are also available for overnight camping. The problem is knowing where you can park your RV before getting there. Nobody wants to turn down a single lane dirt road […]
Archives for September 2008
The 4th annual “Muscle Car 1000” – the most luxurious collector car adventure in America – has chosen Northern California as its once-in-a-lifetime experience location. Approximately 40 muscle car owners will drive their vintage vehicles 1000 miles, over 5 days, from San Francisco through Yosemite, Tahoe, Sacramento, Napa – for drag racing on Infineon Raceway (Sears Point) – and Half Moon Bay. Half of the proceeds are donated to Hunger Relief Organization (“HeRO”,) a charity whose goal is to end world hunger. Ticket prices for this journey are $6,450.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. – Starting October 15, rates for Grand Canyon Railway Getaway Packages drop by as much as 32 percent. Winter rates are valid through March 14, 2009,based upon double occupancy for adults and do not include taxes or park entrance fee.
OLYMPIA – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announced its 2008/2009 winter schedule, with more than 100 parks remaining open seven days a week.
Carriage is celebrating its 40th anniversary by manufacturing special limited editions of its Carri-Lite and Cameo fifth wheels. The limited editions are available at South Hill RV Sales in Puyallup, Washington.
Cordzilla, named to convey the impression that it as strong as the horror monster Godzilla, is a bungee encased in a flexible polypropylene rope with steel hooks at each end. The stretch rope, which comes in lengths of three to five feet, can be used to keep items secure on roof racks, truck beds, boat trailers and other vehicles during travel.
The Cajun Shine All Detailing Kit contains two micro fiber cloths and a 12-ounce bottle of Cajun Shine All wax in a formula designed for environmental safety. Unlike many other cleaners and waxes, Cajun Shine All is water-based and has no petroleum distillates, alcohol or ammonia.
SuperSteer, a division of Henderson’s Line-Up, has developed a bell crank arm designed to solve a problem of excessive steering play that could arise in the Chevrolet/Workhorse P30/32 chassis.
Dow Chemical has created Dowfrost RVR, a new antifreeze for winterizing recreational vehicles to protect against burst pipes. The company says its new formula is safer for the environment than conventional antifreeze that uses ethylene glycol.
At Buffalo Eddy along the Washington-Idaho border you can marvel at the finest display of publicly accessible ancient rock art in the Inland Northwest while enjoying a remote setting along the Snake River. It is a great day-trip destination for RVers.
Don’t winterize that RV too soon as the mild climate of Moab, Utah, provides perfect camping conditions through the late fall and early winter. In fact, with the kids in school, this is a great time for a couple’s getaway.