Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation is putting its user manuals, maintenance schedules, warranty details and other information on USB flash drives and mailing them to all customers who have purchased a new motorhome on a Freightliner chassis since January 1. The flash drive is embedded in a 24/7 Direct card that also contains key contact information […]
Archives for May 2011
Winnebago Industries has reopened its factory tours in Forest City, Iowa, for the summer and fall. The free tours will be offered at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday from now until Oct. 28. They will continue at 1 p.m. each weekday until Nov. 23 before closing for the winter. Visitors are shown […]
California State Parks will close up to 70 of its 278 parks for the next two years under a budget plan adopted by the state legislature and signed by the governor. The parks that will remain open include the most popular. Those targeted for closure had only 8 percent of the state’s total park attendance.
Starting on July 1, you will need a pass to get vehicle access to parks and other recreation facilities in Washington State managed by the state’s Parks and Recreation Commission, Department of Fish and Wildlife and Department of Natural Resources. The Discover Pass, which will go on sale in mid-June, will cost $30 a year or $10 for one-day use.
William H. Osborne, who had a 30-year career in the automotive industry, is the new leader of Monaco RV and Workhorse chassis, both units of Navistar.
Joshua Tree National Park is named after the indigenous Joshua Trees that flourish in the park. The name Joshua Tree was given to the trees by a group of Mormon settlers who crossed the Mojave Desert in the mid-19th century. The tree’s unique shape reminded them of the Biblical story in which the prophet Joshua […]
I just wanted to follow up on a thread I wrote just in case anyone else wants to go north from the I-20 at Anniston, AL to Huntsville via SR 431. When you get off at Exit 185 in Anniston this will take you into the heart of Anniston. It’s a truck route all the […]
If you’re traveling in the vicinity of Sisters, Oregon this summer, head west out of town for about 15 miles along the McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass Scenic Byway (Hwy 242). At the summit of 5,325-foot McKenzie Pass, you’ll find a very unusual site—the Dee Wright Observatory. Not only does this stone memorial have a unique shape, […]
If this Memorial holiday weekend finds you in eastern Washington, you may want to try out Palouse Ridge Golf Club in Pullman, 80 miles south of Spokane, Wash. If you play a round of golf at the regular rates this holiday weekend, you will receive a $39 voucher for green fees, cart, and lunch that’s […]
Lloyd Presley, no relation to the Presley known as “The King,” had a dream—a dream of his own theater with an actual stage, lights, and sound. In Branson, Missouri, this humble son of an Ozarks preacher man, launched his vision on a patch of farmland fronting Missouri Highway 76 West—a road less traveled back in […]
Those of us who have furry family members that come on the road with us need to take special precautions to make sure our cats, dogs or other critters are safe, healthy and comfortable while on vacation. Since they cannot always tell us what is wrong or what they need, it is important that we […]