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Grand Strand RV Park Offers EV Plug-Ins

Grand Strand RV Park Offers EV Plug-Ins

July 15, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Several months ago I reported that a handful of RV parks along the East and West Coast offer their 50-amp, 240-volt electric pedestals to electric vehicle (EV) owners in need of a refueling stop. The first EV charging station along the Grand Strand and the coastal Carolinas recently opened (June 22) at Ocean Lakes Family […]

10 Ways to Stay Safe & Save Fuel this Summer

10 Ways to Stay Safe & Save Fuel this Summer

July 5, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

As RVers and other motorists prepare for summer vacation travel, a team of million mile accident-free truck drivers are helping to make our roads safer. AAA estimates that over 39 million Americans will drive 50 miles or more this coming weekend. America’s Road Team Captains, elite professional truck drivers chosen by the American Trucking Associations, are offering […]

Meet the Zetros: Apocalypse-Ready Motorhome

Meet the Zetros: Apocalypse-Ready Motorhome

June 25, 2011 by · 4 Comments 

Could the apocalyptic looking beast, a custom order Zetros produced by Mercedes Benz, be the biggest, monster motorhome on Planet Earth? Two businessmen friends in Ulan Bator, Mongolia who take “multiday excursions into the Altai mountains where they hunt for wolves with an eagle” decided they needed something a bit beefier for their expeditions. The […]

Safe and Sound RVing

Safe and Sound RVing

June 13, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

The proper maintenance of your recreational vehicle is a key to keeping you on the road to safety. An RV that’s mechanically sound will be less apt to break down. Be meticulous about maintenance. A proper maintenance program should include: Inspecting all belts and hoses for cracking and replacing where required Checking headlights, brake lights, […]

Are You Ready for the Road?

Are You Ready for the Road?

May 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Memorial Day weekend kicks off those lazy, hazy days of summer. The long weekend is perfect for a camping getaway to enjoy biking, boating, fishing, golfing, hiking, paddling, photography, or bird watching. More than 30 million people nationwide will travel more than 50 miles during Memorial Day weekend, defined as the period from Thursday, May […]

Bring your home with you this summer…on a budget

Bring your home with you this summer…on a budget

May 23, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

“Get your motor runnin’ Head out on the highway Lookin’ for adventure And whatever comes our way Yeah Darlin’ go make it happen Take the world in a love embrace Fire all of your guns at once And explode into space.” It could be the theme song of every RVer, though it’s not likely what […]

Go Hydrogen in Your RV

Go Hydrogen in Your RV

May 20, 2011 by · 7 Comments 

Mary Meadows says she can increase mileage and reduce emissions. She’s the founder of an Arizona company that makes a system that converts cars, pickups, trucks, recreational vehicles, and boats to hydrogen hybrids, reported The Arizona Republic. Mary Meadows is an environmental medicine physician who had a clinic in Texas. In Corpus Christi, Texas, she […]

Tornadoes: The What, When & Where

Tornadoes: The What, When & Where

May 4, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms. People, recreational vehicles, cars, and even buildings may be hurled aloft by tornado-force winds—or simply blown away. Most injuries and deaths are caused by flying debris. A tornado is a vertical funnel of violently rotating air extending from a thunderstorm to the ground. The most violent tornadoes are capable […]

Santa Fe Skies Solar Power Project

Santa Fe Skies Solar Power Project

April 8, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Santa Fe Skies is an 11-year-old family built, owned, and operated RV Park overlooking the beautiful mountains of Santa Fe, New Mexico. This “Big Rig friendly” park offers 20/30/50 amp electric service to all 98 sites. This has allowed the park to remain up to date with the power requirements of the modern recreational vehicle. […]

Army Corps Campgrounds Upgrades: Arkansas Ozarks

Army Corps Campgrounds Upgrades: Arkansas Ozarks

March 9, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Improvements to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ campgrounds around Norfork and Bull Shoals lakes south of the Arkansas-Missouri state line have been upgraded, the Baxter Bulletin recently reported. Most of the improved campsites can now accommodate 50-foot recreational vehicles and offer 50-amp electrical service in addition to the basic amenities. Along with the bigger, reconfigured […]

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