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Passport America steps up club rally presence
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Passport America, the originator of the 50 percent discount camping club, continues to build its reputation through different avenues, including entering the rally scene. So far the company has held three, and the fun and success of it all means there are plans in the works for more. Rally Master Ryan Simmons reports 667 attendees at the Passport America Rally Aug. 16-20 at the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds in Goshen, Ind. "We really go all out and give them a lot of food, activities and entertainment for the right price," Ryan said. "The word is getting out, and more and more people are attending." More

Tire Pressure Monitor from $219!!

This TPMS has small, lightweight sensors with user replaceable batteries. They measure pressure and temperature, and are easily installed (TechnoRV has an installation video on their website). The monitor is portable with rechargeable batteries which lasts for 30-days between charges. Click on the photo or call TechnoRV for details.

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For Burning Man, an Airstream done up in Moorish splendor
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About 50,000 Burners, as attendees of the annual Burning Man festival are called, were expected to journey to the Black Rock Desert in Nevada for days of revelry in a makeshift city where art is everywhere but showers can be hard to come by. Among those attending this year are neophytes Rachel Horn, 43, a Los Angeles interior designer, and Justin Kreizel, 33, her husband and business partner, who gutted and renovated a 180-square-foot 1969 Airstream trailer for the trip. More
Related slide show:  An Airstream dressed up for Burning Man (The New York Times)
Related article:  At Burning Man RVs make inroads . (The Wall Street Journal)


Devoted campers rebuild Massachusetts campground
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The flooding from Tropical Storm Irene left behind a lot of damage. In Chester, Mass., a beloved summer camp was destroyed. But, its campers aren't letting it stay broken for long. Just six days after the storm, more than 50 former campers came back to Chester to rebuild their camp. Some came from as far away as New York. More

RV dealer's loaning RVs to returning military
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Rory Smith and Army Lt. Col. Sarah Letts-Smith know just as well as any other military family the toll that a deployment can take on everyday life. After 28 years of being the stay-at-home parent when his wife deploys for military service, Smith has learned to take nothing for granted — especially family time free of distractions, the North County Times, Escondido, Calif., reported. More

Tradewinds RV Park, Golden Valley, Ariz.

Tradewinds RV is located in beautiful Golden Valley, Ariz. Tradewinds RV Park is between Kingman and Bullhead City, about 100 miles south of Las Vegas. They are located in the high Arizona desert; they have Great mountain views, plenty of space for hiking, and off-road quadding, rock hounding and jeeping with easy access to horse trails. You will find them nestled just behind the "Off-Road Diner and Bar," which serves up some of the best food in the southwest. The campground is nearly 17 miles from Laughlin, Nev., with its 11 casinos and lots of shopping!



Motor coach or a yacht? Terra Wind's Luxurious Amphibious Vehicle
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Coined as the world's "first true amphibious coach," the Terra Wind RV has been created by Cool Amphibious Manufacturers International LLC owners, John and Julie Giljam. The vehicle, Terra Wind, has the ability to travel on highways at speeds of up to 80 mph and even serve as a yacht, crossing the water at 7 knots. More

Interactive RV brings new excitement to college selection process
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This summer, high school students were not alone in doing their research on colleges. MARV, an interactive research RV, joined upperclassmen in their exploration of higher education. This summer, high school students were not alone in doing their research on colleges. MARV, an interactive research RV, joined upperclassmen in their exploration of higher education. More

4 more RV safety recalls
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RVs from four different manufacturing firms have announced recalls for a variety of issues. If you feel you may have any of the recalled RVs, you should contact the manufacturer at the appropriate telephone number. More



Is RV traveling affordable?
St. Augustine Record (blog)    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Many retirees and some people still employed are sitting on the sidelines and wondering if the day will come when they can economically justify traveling the country in an RV and sleeping in their own beds. St. Augustine, Fla., residents Martha and Ronnie Hughes, recently retired, have bought a motor home and are headed to the Canadian Maritimes. More

Irene takes a toll on Vermont campgrounds
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Paul Rea normally calls the Abel Mountain Campground in Braintree, Vt., along the third branch of the White River his little piece of paradise. Now, it's anything but. The campground was destroyed by floodwaters. More

Discounted Insurance
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