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Pine Mountain RV Resort to Host Rally Benefiting Our Fallen Soldier

Pine Mountain RV Resort to Host Rally Benefiting Our Fallen Soldier

September 11, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Pine Mountain RV Resort, an RVC Outdoor Destination vacation property, will host its second annual motorcycle rally called “Rollin’ Rumble Motorcycle Rally” from September 14-16. The event is open to the public, and a portion of all proceeds will go to Our Fallen Soldiers, a charity that aids families of soldiers who lost their lives […]

50 Things To See or Do See in Your RV Before You Die

50 Things To See or Do See in Your RV Before You Die

August 20, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

You might have read it or flipped through it or seen it on a shelf and thought, “I should pick that up.” It’s the national bestseller, “1,000 Places to See Before You Die.” The list, which includes everything from Asian sailing excursions to African horseback riding sites, might be mouthwatering to the wannabe world traveler. […]

Top 10 National Parks: Is Your List Better Than Mine?

Top 10 National Parks: Is Your List Better Than Mine?

August 14, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

People like lists. No, check that, they love them. Particularly when they disagree with them and think they have a better list. So, here’s my personal Top 10 list of national parks. How does it match up with yours? 10. Canyon de Chelly National Monument (Arizona) A comparatively little-known canyon, Canyon de Chelly has sheer […]

Lightning: What You Need to Know

Lightning: What You Need to Know

July 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Before heading out in your recreational vehicle, ensure you have a plan and know what to do if you encounter severe weather. Summer is the peak season for one of the nation’s deadliest weather phenomena— lightning. But don’t be fooled, lightning can strike year round. Lightning is fascinating to watch but also extremely dangerous. Understanding […]

How to Survive a Dust Storm

How to Survive a Dust Storm

July 22, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

Dust storms that turn day into night are a hazard to drivers. Dust storms can occur with little warning reducing visibility to near zero in seconds. Dust Storms are among nature’s most violent and unpredictable phenomena. High winds lift dirt particles or, in the case of sandstorms, sand, into the air, unleashing a turbulent, suffocating […]

Utah: The Ultimate Road Trip

Utah: The Ultimate Road Trip

July 17, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Utah is a place of unfathomable natural beauty—with its unique natural formations, colorful history, and culture, and exciting recreation opportunities—it is a state that contains the best elements of the great Mountain West and the Desert Southwest, from red rock splendor to mountain peaks with The Greatest Snow on Earth®, Utah is a four-season world-class […]

Hitting the Road With Microsoft Streets & Trips

Hitting the Road With Microsoft Streets & Trips

July 13, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

A summer road trip is about a lot more than “just getting there.” You can get the most out of your travels by using Microsoft Streets & Trips. One of the things I like best about Streets & Trips is it helps you plan just about every aspect of your trip—directions, multiple stops, fuel costs, […]

End of the Road: Assisted-living RV Park

End of the Road: Assisted-living RV Park

July 7, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

Pearl and Bud Crispell hit the road in their recreational vehicle the day after they retired in 1976. And for decades they traveled the country at will living in their 40-foot motorhome. But, as is the eventual story of all road warriors, the day came when they hit the proverbial ‘end of the road’. Unable […]

More Campers Stay Connected

More Campers Stay Connected

July 3, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Tablets, smartphones, and other devices are becoming popular at campgrounds across the U.S. Scanning smartphones, tablets, and laptops is as much a part of vacations as slathering on sunscreen, according to a Michigan State University study. The results, which will appear in the forthcoming issue of Annals of Tourism Research, show that easy online access […]

“Only You…

“Only You…

July 1, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

“…can prevent forest fires.” Yes, we have all heard Smokey the Bear uttering his famous admonition. But I write this morning to urge all campers and RVers to please be aware of the fire danger in the areas they are camping and to adhere to any imposed fire restrictions. As a rule, campers are a […]

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