Camping in the Eye of Beholder

CNN looks at the contrasting styles of camping, from tents to RVs, and even dips into the question of what is true camping. Regardless of your preference, there are plenty of people getting back to nature. Some 42.5 million Americans went camping in 2011, according to a U.S. camping industry-sponsored survey that covers all varieties […]

RV comeback drives hiring increase

An upbeat article from NBC on the rebounding RV market. Not to pre-recession levels, but very encouraging overall. In Elkhart Indiana county, where a majority of RVs are built, unemployment was a staggering 20.9 percent in March 2009, compared to the nationwide unemployment of 8.7 percent. As the economy recovers, sales have come roaring back, rebounding 72 […]

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 […]

Solo Women RVers Featured on CBS

Lee Cowan goes looking for RV adventures in Arizona, probably in the Quartzsite area, and finds a group of older women who aren’t afraid to travel alone for their adventures. There are 9 million RVs in America now, which is a million more than in 2005. Of the many interesting women he meets, Jaime Hall […]

RV Business Announces 2009 Top 50 Dealer Awards

These top 50 RV dealerships were nominated by RV manufacturers. From a consumer standpoint, customer service is bound to be enhanced through a good working relationship between your dealer and the manufacturer. Check to see if your dealer is on the list, and to get details of the upcoming awards presentation in Las Vegas. […]