Comfort awaits you in your luxury RV. The thrill of the open road calls you, and family friendly campgrounds are waiting to entertain you. However, you need to think about safety when traveling in your RV. A potential target for the criminal element, you don’t want your relaxing retreat to turn into a nightmare. Here […]
Archives for May 2012
ASA Electronics, whose RV products include Jensen TVs and stereos, Voyager vehicle camera systems and Advent air conditioners, has acquired Marine Audio Engineering and Sales of St. Louis. Marine Audio is known for its outdoor entertainment systems. ASA Electronics, which is based in Elkhart, Indiana, said the acquisition will diversify its portfolio by increasing its […]
Free guided tours of the Korbel Garden in Guerneville, California, are available at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday until mid-October. Visitors can see 250 varieties of roses scattered among the redwoods that tower over the 1882 Korbel House. For information, visit korbel.com.
The National Park Service is conducting a contest to obtain photographs for its 2013 National Natural Landmarks calendar. Photographers have until June 30 to submit photographs of areas that have been designated by the Secretary of the Interior as national natural landmarks. The photographs can be of any of the nearly 600 landmarks except the […]
Columbia Northwest, which builds Aliner and Somerset campers, is planning to produce a new Somerset line that will be based on products that formerly bore the Coleman brand.
Columbia Northwest acquired trademarks, copyrighted materials, patents and product documentation from FTCA, the company that built Coleman trailers.
This was one of two research centers I visited, the California Wolf Center near Julian. The other I wrote about earlier, the Wildlife Research Institute near Ramona. Instructions were to meet at the Wolf Center sign on KQ Ranch Road about five miles out of Julian. You have to make reservations for this visit in […]
ElliptiGO® bikes were designed to enable everyone from elite athletes to everyday fitness enthusiasts to get outside for a low-impact, high-intensity workout. Injured and former runners whose bodies can’t take the impact of regular running anymore can feel that runner’s high again on the ElliptiGO. Healthy cross-training athletes can get in a running-specific workout that builds fitness without risking impact-related injury, and indoor elliptical enthusiasts can get outside of the gym for a fun, comfortable, low-impact workout.
Rand McNally has expanded its award-winning travel community Best of the Road® with a new microsite dedicated to RVers. The “Best of RVing” site, at bestoftheroad.com/rv, kicks off with a prize-a-day giveaway featuring items such as Rand McNally RV GPS devices, e-reader tablets, and campground memberships. In collaboration with the Good Sam family of RV clubs, the site also features an “RV Stories” contest in which RVers can win up to $5,000.
Visit California, the state’s tourism agency, is offering discounts on admission to California theme parks, zoos, aquariums, museums and other attractions at its website, visitcalifornia.com/fun-spots. The website allows visitors to download coupons for Legoland, Sea World, Universal Studios and many other destinations.
I recently came across the following press release, “RV Trip Wizard is a visual planning tool designed for RVers by RVers. Introduced at several Florida RV shows, it has received strong interest from a wide variety of RV owners, the developer announced today. Featured in the May issue of Family Motor Coaching magazine, RV Trip […]
The premiere resort for Class A motorcoaches, located in the wonderful Las Vegas, is extending its discount for first time visitors through September 2012. New visitors will have full access to all of LVM Resort’s luxury amenities at the discounted rate of 20 percent off.