Warm weather and sunny days beckon the RVer in each of us to get out on the road and start enjoying summer travel. However, while we all might be happy to see the temperature on the rise, this also means the risk for heat exhaustion or heat stroke is increasing as well – and it […]
Archives for June 2011
Washington State has published its first official travel guide for scenic highways. The 92-page guide offers photos, maps and travel tips on 21 State Scenic Byways, five National Scenic Byways and two All-American Roads. You can view the guide online or order a free copy through Washington State Tourism’s website at experiencewa.com. The guide will […]
The National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds will hold its Outdoor Hospitality Conference and Expo November 30 to December 2 in Savannah, Georgia. The conference will offer educational opportunities for current park owners and employees and for people interested in entering the park and campground business.
About 8.9 million households now own an RV, according to new estimates developed by RV industry analyst Richard Curtin for the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association. The total, an increase of 1 million since 2005, represents 8.5 percent of all U.S. households.
Two leaders in the field of escorted RV tours have merged, with Adventure Caravans of Livingston, Texas, assuming operations for all Tracks to Adventure RV tours, starting next year.
I don’t take my freedoms lightly. I was free to get up at 2 a.m., be picked up by the very competent Wickenburg Airport Express driver at my very North Ranch door, and be deposited at Phoenix International Airport for a 6 a.m. flight to Roanoke, VA via Chicago, IL. A new wrinkle was added […]
Boise, Idaho — Grab your sunscreen, swimsuit, life jacket and paddle — whitewater action is just a splash away! With great snow this winter and a snowpack well over 100% of normal, expect this year’s whitewater season to be unlike any you’ve seen in awhile. With excellent water conditions statewide, whitewater enthusiasts are packing their gear and heading out for Class II-V rafting and kayaking adventures.
TALLAHASSEE, FL– Kidd RV Resort Consulting, an integrated marketing firm, specializing in the RV industry, has launched an effort to survey RVers nationwide through a series of five-question surveys on a number of subjects from fuel to technology to lifestyle and travel habits.
Get ready to pony up more money to buy yet another vehicle pass to access public land in Washington State. Currently my tow vehicle contains the following access passes: Snowmobile Sno-Park Pass, a Recreation Pass for the Forest Service, a Washington Fish & Game Pass and a National Park Pass. I also pay for ORV […]
They say all that glitters is not gold, which is especially true in the Gem State where garnets, opals, and jasper sparkle just as brightly as nuggets. But back in the late 1870s, it was mostly the gleam of gold that attracted prospectors to the Yankee Fork of Idaho’s Salmon River. And where gold glimmered […]
With the recent passing of baseball hall of famer Harmon Killebrew, I reflected back on a visit to Cooperstown, home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum. Killebrew was enshrined at the Hall in 1984. Located just over 200 miles north of New York City, Cooperstown is also part of a marketing effort […]