For those looking for a place to cool off in August, let me suggest Turquoise Lake, CO. Turquoise Lake is located near Leadville, which is the highest incorporated city and the second highest incorporated municipality in the United States. At 10,152′, expect cool nights in the low 30’s, even in the middle of the summer. Camping at […]
Archives for February 2013
Wayne Popovic, 43, has been appointed to the position of national sales manager for Winnebago Industries Towables. He will be responsible for sales of both Winnebago and SunnyBrook travel trailers and fifth wheels. He has seven years of experience in the RV industry, including positions with Gulf Stream Coach, Coachmen Industries and Forest River.
We all want to stay healthy while on the road, but most of us only think of things like healthy foods, exercise and vitamins when considering ways to maintain our health while we travel. To lead the healthiest life possible, we need to be thinking of both our short- and long-term wellness, which means avoiding […]
Willapa Bay on Washington’s Long Beach peninsula is where one out of every four oysters served in the U.S. is harvested, and the peak season is now through April. Area restaurants on the peninsula are responding to the event with seasonal menus that feature oysters. You can find a three-course “Oyster Frenzy” dinner Thursday nights […]
A new Oregon State University study of state parks along the Oregon Coast has concluded that park visitors have an economic impact on the area that adds $371 million in direct and indirect sales. The infusion of dollars from visitors leads to $115 million in labor income affecting nearly 6,000 full and part-time jobs. “The […]
A short distance after leaving North Ranch, I stopped to open the gate into the desert and BLM land. Fortunately, a fellow in a truck was ahead of me and he graciously allowed me through and shut the gate after both of us. Free ranging cattle live out there. After an interesting, snake-inspired drive through […]
RV Trader and RV Education 101 team up to provide helpful RV tips, products, services and information on RVs for sale
Norfolk, VA — RVTrader.com, the nation’s largest online RV marketplace for buying and selling RVs, has announced its new partnership with RV Education 101, the nation’s premier education site for RV enthusiasts.
Tired of the same old route to your favorite RV haunts? Me too! The fastest way for my wife and I to access the wilds of Nevada and Utah from Seattle is to take Interstate 82 through Washington joining Interstate 84 near Hermiston, Oregon and continuing on towards the Idaho-Oregon border. Worst of all (for […]
The California Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds is distributing the 2013 edition of Camp-California, the Campers Guide to California. The guide lists 800 campgrounds and RV resorts throughout the state. More than 200,000 copies of the directory are being distributed through California Welcome Centers, Camping World stores and campgrounds. A mobile version will be […]
Jason Lippert, who is chairman and chief executive officer of two subsidiaries of Drew Industries, has been named chief executive of the parent company, succeeding Fred Zinn, who plans to retire May 10. Drew Industries supplies a broad array of components to the RV, manufactured housing and cargo trailer industries. As part of the leadership […]
Motorhome sales grew 7.3 percent in 2012, with Winnebago Industries edging Thor Industries to claim sales leadership for the year, according to Statistical Surveys, Inc., which tracks motorhome retail registrations. Winnebago claimed a market share of 20.6 percent for its Class A and Class C motorhomes, compared with 20 percent for Thor, 12 percent for […]