Fulltime (homeless) RVers protest San Diego’s proposed parking limitations

Could attempts by San Diego city officials to curb the homeless living in RVs extend to all RV fulltimers? And what role does discrimination play in ticketing or impounding a less-than-desirable old RV from a recent-model 40-foot diesel pusher that is home to well-off fulltimers?  In a news report from KGTV, homeless RV owners are ringing the bell on what…

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Exploration, experience and freedom top list of new RVing study

Survey findings in a recent report from Outdoorsy debunked some long-held RV myths, uncovering new insights into American and millennial travel. In a historical shift, Americans say the freedom to do what they want and experience new things are vital to their happiness ahead of material possessions, and for nearly half of those surveyed, RV travel represents freedom and adventure.…

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Spending time with Mother Nature is good for your brain

Those who enjoy the outdoors, camping, RVing, hiking, paddling, bird and wildlife watching, know that nature can have a positive effect on one’s attitude and feelings of well being. But now, a professor claims it is also good for your brain. Henry David Thoreau knew the importance of nature, filling his books and notes with observations about human life and…

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Global RV market for 2018 to 2023 predicted in new report

If you are an investor in RV industry equities or just want to see this new research report on the projected period of 2018 to 2023, here is a report that may be of interest to you. The report includes intensive analysis of forces, risks, business opportunities, threats, and challenges in the RV market. It also identifies major prominent players,…

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Yukon Territory’s only Walmart to ban RV overnighting

News that the Yukon Territory’s only Walmart will ban overnight camping this summer comes as a surprise to Maurice and Francoise St-Jules. They have spent more than $200 at the store this trip alone, and like to stay there “because we can buy everything at our door.” In an email statement, a Walmart spokesperson said rules on overnight parking for…

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Converting campsites to seasonal rentals raises concerns about availability

Campers at Akeley, Minnesota’s city campground protest conversion of daily and weekly campsites to seasonals at a meeting of the city council, reports the Park Rapids Enterprise. This action is likely to raise concerns far beyond Minnesota because of the decreasing number of campsites available nationally due to robust RV sales and few new campgrounds being added to the supply.…

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Forest Service enacts fire restrictions in Lassen National Forest

It’s summer. It’s hot. And the warmer, drier conditions have increased the potential for fire activity across Northern California’s Lassen National Forest, so fire restrictions were put in place Friday and will remain in effect until the end of fire season in late autumn, reported the Red Bluff Daily News. These restrictions will affect the use of campfires, stoves, smoking…

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