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Month: June 2014

RV and Camping Vacation Destinations Along the North Atlantic Coast

June 2, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Boating at New Point RV Resort in New Point, VA The feel of cool sand between your toes, a gentle breeze blowing through your hair and the smell of the distinctively salty air can mean only one thing: ocean beaches! Of all the RV and camping destinations you can choose among all the seashores to pick from, there’s always been something special, even majestic, about the north Atlantic coast. With so many options along the northern Atlantic coastline, the first thing you may want determine is what you want to do with your time once you get there. If you’re an avid fisherman or a boating enthusiast, you may want to consider staying at New Point RV Resort or Gwynn’s Island RV Resort & Campground. Pier at Gwynn’s Island in Gwynn, VA Located mere miles from each other on Virginia’s Middle Peninsula, right on the Chesapeake Bay, these two campgrounds offer fantastic locations right on the beach with convenient access to boat slips and fishing. Both of these resorts offer full... [Read more...]

Ten essential items for your first RV camping trip

June 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

camping gear historic photo When I was a first time RVer I squeezed everything except the hot tub and tennis court into every available crevice and closet, as if my true happiness depended on every single item. When I became a fulltimer, my camping gear list had grown to Godzilla-like proportions. But, as more camping days passed under my wheels so did the bread crumb trail of discarded gear and supplies that I discovered I could do without. However, after years of RVing, this is an educated guess of the essential items for a camping gear list. Basic camping gear list First Aid Kit –Find a good all-around assembled first aid kit at Camping World and add your personal preferences to it, such as anti-itch cream (for poison oak/ivy and insect bites). Day/fanny pack – Take your grab-and-go pack with you whenever you leave your rig for a hike, day of sightseeing, or to town for supplies. Include insect spray, sunblock, stuff-sack windbreaker, small first aid kit (travel variety, not the... [Read more...]

Class B Motor Homes

June 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Class B Motor Homes

Winnebago Era A look at a popular RV choice, Class B Motor Homes.  There are three classes of self powered motorized RV’s built today.  The class “A”, a bus-like profile available generally from 30 to 45 feet in length. The class “C” type, a vehicle constructed using a cutaway van front end united to a custom built mini coach body. These are primarily found in vehicle lengths of 20 to 30 feet.  There are also Super “C’s” that use a full size truck front-end that rival class “A’s” in size and cost, but these are somewhat less popular.  Finally there is the class “B” coach.  This class consists of a customized van body with extended headroom, additional width and of course, extra length.  Available vehicle length in this class generally conforms to 18 to 25 feet. The smaller of these, the Class B Motor Home, was born in the early 1970’s and has gained in popularity through the years.  Its popularity has been driven in part by the following factors: Ease... [Read more...]