Over the last few weeks, England’s Royal Wedding has dominated the headlines. Prince William and Kate Middleton were happily married yesterday in London, the world looked on from around the globe. One of the interesting facts about the future king and queen of England is that they met while attending St. Andrews University in St. […]
Archives for April 2011
When I present a seminar for Workamping, I always state: “Workampers get to live for a season on some of America’s prime property—in places that no one else could stay for an extended time.” Certainly, RVers and campers can spend a week or two in places like Yosemite or Yellowstone National Parks, but the length […]
A new campsite reservation system has been initiated for 20 Montana state parks. Reservations may be made from two days to nine months in advance online at campmt.com or by calling (855) 922-6768 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends.
The Idaho Division of Tourism is conducting a sweepstakes contest with prize packages offered monthly. You can enter the sweepstakes at greatidahogetaway.org and through Facebook and Twitter.
An RV park owned by Ada County in Idaho has opened with a new name, Boise Riverside RV Park, and new management provided by Boise-Meridian RV Resort. The park is near the Boise River and offers access to the Boise River greenbelt trail system so it is conveniently located for biking, running, and fishing. The […]
Echo Manufacturing, a new company in Elkhart, Indiana, has introduced its first three products, a pair of lightweight travel trailers called the American Spirit and the Canadian Spirit, and a multi-purpose hauler named Bandit APH.
Some RV park owners are finding a new source of revenue by allowing drivers of electric cars to recharge their vehicles. Using a campground’s 50-amp/240-volt electric hookups, electric cars can be charged in about four hours.
Like most of our customers in the last few years, these folks wanted to eliminate most of the carpet in their coach. There was a small amount of vinyl in the kitchen and bath with the remainder in carpet. Class A coaches with a gas engine in most cases can only have carpet in the […]
In previous blog posts, we’ve looked at dietary changes that can improve sleep and how to create a relaxing sleep space in your RV that promotes rest and rejuvenation. Aside from these easy fixes, there are also simple relaxation techniques that can help ensure you get a good night’s rest every night that you are […]
Trip plans went through many changes before we started. The first plan was to head NE to Bozeman, MT to visit Marie’s son for a few days and I thought it would be a perfect time to get Yellowstone snow pictures. I discovered Yellowstone closes off around March 6 to get ready for the big […]
In last weeks blog entry I told you about the upcoming Puyallup RV Show April 28th – May 1st. The show seeks to fulfill your every leisure need from travel trailers, campers and fifth wheels, to new park model RVs and even a vacation home on the lake. Let’s look at some of the units that […]