Here’s the Quartzsite show calendar — so far

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris With Labor Day behind us, the snowbirds are beginning to shiver in their skivvies and plan for their winter travels. While this is not a complete list, already many of the big Quartzsite happenings are posting up their dates. Here’s a partial calendar of activities – and remember, if you’re a boondocker, September... Read More

FMCA to return to Indy next summer

  Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA), an international organization of motorhome owners, has announced it will return to the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, for its 96th International Convention, July 12 through 15, 2017. The last FMCA event held at the facility was in August 2012, and attracted 2,000 families. “The state fairgrounds there easily accommodated our needs in terms of parking for thousands of motorhomes, and... Read More

How “good” is the Good Sam “free RV dump” offer?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Marcus Lemonis must love us. We know that because one day, in our mailbox landed a COMPLIMENTARY membership to the Good Sam Club, courtesy of the company’s hot-shot president. Now, we’ve been members of Good Sam in the past, but trouble was, we finally took to calling the outfit the Good SPAM club, because... Read More

RV group FMCA headed to wild west town next March

(May 25, 2016 — Members of Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA), an international organization of motorhome owners, will make its way to the Rawhide Western Town and Event Center at Wild Horse Pass in Chandler, Arizona, March 7 through 10, 2017 for its 95th International Convention. “FMCA hasn’t hosted an international event in Arizona in several decades, so we are excited to be making... Read More

2016 and 2017 RV Shows in the USA and Canada

  RV shows present a rare opportunity to see many recreational vehicles without driving from RV dealer to RV dealer. Most RV shows charge an admission, but for most RVers it’s a modest investment for the opportunity to see such a wide range of motorhomes, travel trailers, fifth wheels, truck campers and even pop up trailers in one place, often... Read More