Florida RV SuperShow

The Tampa RV Show is the best chance in Florida to see all the new RV models from the manufacturers for a side-by-side comparison. The weather is usually mild, which makes viewing the RVs a comfortable process. The crowds can be large, last year nearly 60,ooo people attended, but are spread out over 16 acres […]

360 View at Ho Hum Campground

At a recent visit to the Carrabelle area of Florida’s Gulf Coast, we tried the 360 Panorama app and here are the results:   The sunset was very nice in person, but a bit washed out in this image. Ho Hum is a very relaxing get away and you can get reasonable sites facing the water’s […]

Jay Leno’s Garage Features Airstream

Jay shows off the new 28′ Airstream Land Yacht that will retail for around $130,000. Bob Wheeler, CEO of Airstream, tells a bit of Airstream history and finally shows off the inside of the unit starting about 5 1/2 minutes into the video. This is a luxury edition that hides the galley and appliances behind […]

Warning Campers of Carbon Monoxide Dangers

A report that the Tennessee Fire Marshal wants campers and RVers to be aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) got me thinking about the CO detector in the Winnebago View/Navion. Carbon monoxide is colorless and odorless, and according to the article, is “created when fuels (such as kerosene, gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, […]

Indoor RV Park

Interesting concept of an indoor RV “park” that might be the first of it’s kind. Some enterprising business men in the construction industry saw an opportunity in the housing shortage due to South Dakota’s oil boom. They noticed thousands of RV’s coping with the harsh elements in the open that were providing temporary housing for […]

Upcoming Free Spirit SS is Class B Sprinter Van Slideout

Looking forward to seeing the upcoming 2013 Leisure Travel Van Free Spirit SS, a Class B RV with a slideout, based on the fuel efficient diesel MercedesBenz Sprinter van. The pictures and video show an incredible amount of storage, an actual real bathroom, and beautiful high-end cabinetry and decor. They’ve managed to make it look […]

Yosemite Hantavirus Death

UPDATE: 8/29/12 Read more about the concerns of multiple cases clustered together. UPDATED 8/28/12 A second person has died of the hantavirus disease after visiting Yosemite National Park in June. There is one other confirmed illness, and a forth potential illness is being investigated. These visitors stayed at the “Signature Tent Cabins” in the park’s Curry Village […]

Camp at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park for an Undersea Adventure

America’s first undersea park, John Pennekamp Coral Reef SP, is located in Key Largo, “the first of the Florida Keys”, at mile marker 102.5 on U.S. Highway 1. If you’re driving from the Florida mainland, Key Largo is the most northern and so the first of the keys you’ll encounter. John Pennekamp park is somewhat […]

2012 Roadtrek N6 Active for Families On The Go

The N6 Active is a new concept vehicle from RoadTrek that blurs the lines between SUVs, RVs and minivans built on the Nissan NV 2500 series van, which is based on the Titan full size pickup. Getting around 18 MPG, the Active N6 is ideal for carrying passengers who like to explore in comfort and […]

Bring Your Own RV to Mount Laurel Music Events

  Here’s a great concept we’d like to see more of – outdoor music events that allow overnight RV parking. The Mount Laurel Pocono Mountains Performing Arts Center received permission for 30 overnight RV parking spaces, starting with the July 7th event, for this season’s music events. RVs can pull in after 11:00am the day […]