The factory hardwood in this Trek was starting to show some wear and the dining area had carpet under the table and chairs. We removed the hardwood from the kichen and bath, along with the carpet under the dining area. We installed one of Wilsonart’s newest tile patterns from the entry door back through the […]
Archives for August 2009
National parks are drawing more visitors this year, thanks partly to a policy of offering free admission on three weekends. In the first half of 2009, national parks reported 127.7 million visits, an increase of 4.5 million visits over the same period in 2008. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, in announcing the increase, noted […]
The entrance road to Washington’s Mount Spokane State Park will be closed to the public Mondays through Thursday through mid-October. The state is repairing the road, which was partially washed out during a flood in May of 2008. During construction, free parking will be available to park visitors in a designated area at Bear Creek […]
Grand Canyon Railway in Williams, Arizona, will offer trips based on the children’s book, The Polar Express, from November 13 through January 9. Trains will depart from the Williams depot most nights at 6:30 and 8 p.m. to begin a journey through 12 miles of wilderness to the “North Pole,” where Santa Claus will come […]
The tourism bureau in Washington’s Snohomish County has produced a new guide that spotlights the area’s cultural attractions, including museums, art galleries and performing arts centers. Also available is a guide to hiking in the county. The guides can be ordered by calling the Snohomish County Tourism Bureau at (425) 348-5802 or visiting www.snohomish.org.
Nearly 60 private campgrounds in California are offering two nights of camping for $50 on the weekend of October 2-4 to bolster business and attract newcomers to camping. Participating parks can be found on the website of the California Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds at www.Camp-California.com.
“Glenn Martin, DDS” is the title of a new animated television show about a family’s adventures in a motorhome. The show debuted August 17 as part of the Nickelodeon channel’s Nick at Nite lineup. Kevin Nealon and Catherine O’Hara provide the voices of dentist Glenn Martin and his wife, Jackie, as they travel across the […]
AAA, the not-for-profit auto club with 51 million members, has established a new online service to help people plan dream vacations. Live web casts bring travel experts and travel enthusiasts together to learn the latest trends in travel, acquire travel tips and explore vacation options. Consumers may go online at www.AAA.com/virtualshows daily between 3 and […]
Fleetwood Enterprises has sold its manufactured housing division to Cavco Industries of Phoenix, and an investment partner, Third Avenue Trust Value Fund, for $21.9 million. As part of the deal, Cavco agreed to buy Fleetwood’s manufacturing plant in Woodland, California, for $4.8 million.
Sunland RV Resorts, headquartered in La Jolla, California, and Morgan RV Resorts in Saratoga Springs, New York, have acquired Signature Resorts, the luxury RV park division of Monaco Coach Corporation.
The state of California has raised day-use and camping fees at state parks to help offset budget cuts during the state’s financial crisis. The fee increases vary, ranging from $2 to $5 for day-use parking and from $10 to $21 per night for camping. Reservations made before the increase went into effect August 17 will be honored at the original price.