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Upscale Hotels Feature Faux Camping

Some love the idea of camping but are less than enthusiastic about the prospect of roughing it. The Huffington Post reports several upscale hotels are offering rooms that provide a simulation of the camping experience that caters to this segment … Continue reading

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RV Camping Has Many Options

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association reports that 35 million people in the U.S. engage in RV camping. Perhaps some of the advantages that attract devotees to this activity are the affordability and freedom as well as flexibility and wide-ranging options … Continue reading

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Workamper Lifestyle Considerations

Workampers are people who live in an RV while working in the camping industry or other areas like amusement parks or national monuments. In an interview with River Valley & Ozark, Steve Anderson, president of Workamper News Inc., shares some … Continue reading

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Autumn Camping – Be Prepared

The pleasures associated with autumn may make it the most desirable time of year for a camping trip. As the stifling heat of summer is past, the weather can be ideal for hiking and outdoor activities. Since school has resumed … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Successful Camping Trips with Children

A family camping trip can be a rewarding, memorable experience; but it can also present challenges. GoFire.com provides the following considerations to help ensure the trip is safe and enjoyable for children. 1. Safety Considerations Select a campground and destination … Continue reading

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5 Canadian RV Trends of 2012

In reviewing the RV industry in Canada during the past year, several trends are apparent. CNW Canada Newswire provides a summary of some of the top ones, including strong RV sales, an increase in the popularity of camping and a … Continue reading

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Winter Camping Tips

Winter camping can present more challenges and require more preparation than camping during other seasons; however, the beauty and peace of a snowy wonderland can make it worth the extra effort needed. As more potential hazards are inherent in it, … Continue reading

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RV Safety Maintenance

Pedata RV Center provides recommendations in regard to vehicle stability, which is the ability of the driver to stop, swerve or turn at a moment’s notice. RV shocks and struts are essential for this function because they respond to obstacles … Continue reading

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The Motorhome Office

A recent trend in the RV industry is to use an Airstream trailer as an office for a business, instead of a brick and mortar office: reports Bloomberg Businessweek. For professionals in fields that permit location independence, this kind of … Continue reading

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KOA Celebrating 50th Anniversary

Kampgrounds of America (KOA), the country’s largest camping franchise business, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this summer. This giant in the industry has expanded from a few campsites north of Yellowstone River to the current nationwide 458 franchises. What a … Continue reading

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