One of our more popular requests seems to be adding ceiling fans to the bedrooms of our customers RV’s. This customer wanted the ceiling fan added and also was looking for an upgrade to the fluorescent lighting down the center of the coach. Another thing on their wish list was an upgrade to the mirrored […]
Archives for February 2012
The Internet tells the story that back in the 5th Century, St. Bridget complained to St Patrick that men were really slow in asking for woman’s hands in marriage (What’s new?). Apparently, the single Irish women were a little tired of the antiquated custom that only men could propose so St. Patrick decided all aspiring […]
Last week we looked at boondocking opportunities in the State of Kansas and the benefits of building a boondocking database. Following is another useful tidbit I ran across online and felt it was worth sharing. I have underlined the part pertaining to boondocking (aka dispersed camping). With activities such as hiking, sightseeing, hunting, off-highway riding, […]
People who don’t live in Montana but want to visit its state parks can either pay an entrance fee of $5 per day or buy a non-resident annual pass for $25. Montana residents are exempt from the fee because they help support the state park system through their vehicle registration fees. Non-resident annual passes may […]
Elizabeth Peacock of El Cajon, California, has won a half-carat Polar Ice Diamond, valued at $9,000, as winner of the “Diamonds in the Rough” contest that encourages visitors to drive the Deh Cho Travel Connection, a scenic route linking the Mackenzie, Liard and Alaska highways in northern Canada. The contest will be held again this […]
In 1890, Granite, a.k.a. “Montana’s Silver Queen” was a bustling city. More than 3,000 miners, merchants, and families made their home here on remote Granite Mountain, just a few miles southeast of Philipsburg. Like most of the silver ore, most of the stores, saloons, schools, restaurants, and the hospital are long gone from Granite. The […]
CrossRoads RV, a division of Thor Industries, has begun selling its Cruiser travel trailers and fifth wheels through Lazydays RV Super Center in the Tampa area of Florida and in Tucson, Arizona. The models carried in Tucson are the Cruiser, Cruiser Air, Cruiser Sahara and Cruiser Patriot.
The Winnebago Itasca Travelers Club has been expanded from motorhome owners to include owners of SunnyBrook and Winnebago travel trailers, including SunnyBrook trailers purchased before Winnebago acquired the brand. Members of the travel club and its state, local and special interest affiliates participate in caravans and rallies. They also receive discounts at hundreds of campgrounds […]
Thor Industries, the world’s largest RV manufacturer, announced preliminary RV sales of $1.06 billion for the first six months of its fiscal year, ending January 31. This is a 13 percent increase over the same period a year ago.
With major league baseball’s Cactus League spring training just around the corner, a visit to Arizona might be in the plans. Located just 60 miles east of Mesa is Apache Gold Casino Resort in San Carlos. The resort features a 60-site RV park and 18-hole championship golf course designed by Tom Doak and Jim Urbina. […]
One does not have to leave special interests, hobbies, and talents behind to move into an RV, full-time or part-time. We carry with us a full-sized keyboard, a hammered dulcimer, two mountain dulcimers, and a trumpet. At times, we’ve added a full-sized harp, a mandolin, and guitar. Others pack sewing machines, fabric, and items for […]