FMCA convention coming right up

  Family Motor Coach Association’s (FMCA) staff and volunteers are on final approach for the motorhome-owners group’s 96th International Convention & RV Expo July 12 through 15 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds and Event Center in Indianapolis. All owners of self-contained RVs and members of the public are invited.  Major motorhome manufacturers and dealers showcase their latest offerings. Vendors of RV... Read More

Camp with your RV at farms and wineries

  We’ve told you before about Harvest Hosts, a club where members can stay overnight for free in their self-contained RVs at farms, wineries and other non-traditional but interesting locations. RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury ran into Harvest Hosts founders Kim and Don Greene recently and got an update on the organization, which just keeps on getting better. Click the video... Read More

Early-bird discount available for July FMCA rally

    Plans are taking shape for Family Motor Coach Association’s 96th International Convention and RV Expo, scheduled for July 12 through 15, 2017, at the Indiana State Fairgrounds and Event Center in Indianapolis. An early-bird discount of $30 is available on registrations before May 13. An FMCA convention and RV expo features displays of the latest motorhomes and nearly... Read More

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

March FMCA rally to include “RV Basics” program

  (January 5, 2017) — Staff members and officers at Family Motor Coach Association, a Cincinnati-based organization for owners of motorhomes, are busily preparing for the group’s March 7 through 10 gathering in Chandler, Arizona. The event has been dubbed “Rally In The Valley,” a nod to the host area’s designation as the Valley of the Sun. RV owners are invited to... Read More

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