Fees to enter national parks will be waived on the weekends of July 18-19 and Aug. 15-16 to encourage visits by people seeking affordable vacations.
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Newmar has moved its 24th annual International Kountry Klub Rally Aug. 3 to 8 from its originally scheduled location in Perry, Georgia, to the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds in Indiana. “Newmar is located in Elkhart County and we wanted to do something to support local business and drive traffic to the county,” said Barney Barnett, Newmar International Kountry Klub director.
A model lemon law to protect motorhome buyers against product defects has been developed by the Good Sam Club and the International Association of Lemon Law Administrators in consultation with RV manufacturers.
Fleetwood Enterprises of Riverside, California, announced last month that it had agreed to sell its motorhome business to a private equity group, but the sale had not been finalized by this magazine’s deadline.
Navistar International Corporation has acquired the RV business assets of Monaco Coach Corporation in Coburg, Oregon, for $47 million and formed a new company, Monaco RV LLC, to produce RVs.
Last week we looked at how well RVing prospectors can conserve water. Well not only are they good dry campers, they are good RV neighbors too! Each night as I took the dog for a walk around 9 pm, I was amazed at how quiet the camp was. No boisterous voices coming from anyone’s campfire, […]
We were recently in the process of selling a fairly large remodel job to a customer, and they asked if we could install an electric fireplace in the lower portion of their dash. We learned long ago to not say no without giving a customers idea a fair chance. So after a bit of searching online, […]
There are some that would say gold prospectors plunder the environment. Well my wife and I just recently spent 6 days dry camping with 50 plus fellow RVers prospecting for gold. I am happy to report that they are conservationists while in the field. Estimates vary, but the US government calculates that each person in […]
This week we had a Monaco in for new carpet and a flat screen conversion. The customers went with a much darker color color than the factory had installed, which gave the coach a much warmer feeling. The 32" Toshiba LCD they choose for the front was also a big improvement from the 26" tube […]
AOL Travel and the U.S. Travel Association have joined forces to celebrate travel and tourism by spotlighting free travel activities across the U.S. From big cities to small towns, four regional guides let you check out fun and engaging activities for travelers on a budget. They will show you what you can do for free […]
This week we finished up another large remodel on a roughly five year old Mandalay coach. This coach recieved new flooring, a flat screen conversion, a custom built desk unit, new Flexsteel recliner and MCD american duo shades in the cockpit. The factory tile was still in good shape, so we did a decorative border […]