GRANGEVILLE, Idaho – The Top 10 Scenic Drives in the Northern Rockies announces the launch of its new Web site (www.drivethetop10.com) to provide domestic and international visitors with an organized online tool. The Top 10 Scenic Drives was recently unveiled as North America’s newest destination for travelers who seek an authentic experience with scenic beauty, wildlife and recreation that delivers a connection with the environment, American Indian cultures and North American history. The Top 10 Scenic Drives connect 19 National Parks, Monuments and Recreation Areas via nationally designated Scenic Byways and National Historic Trails.
Archives for February 2010
Join the Snohomish County Tourism Bureau in catching the excitement of the Winter Games in neighboringVancouver, BC by collecting a free commemorative lapel pin. The green and gold pin displays the bureau’s logo and the phrase, Road to the Games, 2010. The bureau plans to issue the pins on February 1st, just a few days before the world turns its attention to Vancouver and the surrounding region.
OLYMPIA – A state parks donation program tied to vehicle license tab renewals is bringing in less than projected but enough to keep state parks open, provided no General Fund reductions are made beyond those identified in the Governor’s 2010 Supplemental Budget.
WASHINGTON – National Wildlife Federation (NWF), more than 200 health, conservation, youth, and other organizations, and 16,300 Americans are urging the new surgeon general to make time outdoors a health priority for children.
With themes ranging from inspirational stories about overcoming loss to an impressive list of documentaries short listed for Academy Award consideration to several films submitted for Best Foreign Language consideration and three films produced by Arizonans, the 2010 Sedona International Film Festival will screen a highly diverse lineup of 140 films from Feb. 21-28 at three locations.
Most Class “A” coaches that are more than a year or two old have a couple items in the cockpit that are really outdated. Tube Televisions and pleated fabric curtains are both bulky and generally less than attractive. An LCD installation along with The MCD American Duo cockpit shades can really clean up the front […]
(Goldendale, Washington) – On May 15, 2010 visitors from throughout the region and across the United States will gather to celebrate Maryhill Museum of Art’s 70th anniversary and pay tribute to the unique history of this Washington State icon.
Elkhart, IN – Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC (“Heartland”), the fastest growing manufacturer of towable RVs in America, today announced that it has acquired the remaining active trademarks of the towable brands from Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc. As one of the leading former manufacturers of towable RVs in North America, Fleetwood has some of the most recognized and iconic brands in the industry.
MADERA COUNTY, CA. – The family wineries of the Madera Wine Trail will host “Wine & Chocolate Weekend” on February 13th and 14th from 10am to 5pm. Wine lovers may purchase a Passport Wine Glass at any of the participating wineries both days of the event for $25, or in advance for $20. Sample current & newly released vintages while indulging in delectable chocolate creations, special food pairings, local art and live music. For more information please call 800.613.0709 or go to www.maderawinetrail.com
Tucson, AZ – RVIA is heading to Capitol Hill to inform congress of the importance of the RV industry. They will be pushing for more than education; they’ll also be encouraging recognition of an industry that has been part of US history for a hundred years. By naming June RV Centennial Celebration Month, congress could help recognize that RVing is more than an industry; RVing is a lifestyle that promotes freedom, exploration and family.
Some parks are reporting increases in occupancy from 10 to 30 percent, with many snowbirds extending their stays into April Five years ago, Jim Harrison’s campground 30 miles northeast of New Orleans was completely destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. Undeterred, Harrison spent his life savings rebuilding the park, only to have the economy pull the rug […]