RV Travel Newsletter Issue 857

Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This newsletter, now in its 17th year of continuous publication, is funded primarily through advertising and voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! U.S. shoppers: Shop at Amazon.com Canadian shoppers: Shop at Amazon.ca Issue 857 • Week of August 4-10, 2018   #rvtravel Editor’s corner  With Chuck Woodbury…

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South Dakota mail forwarding service abruptly shuts down

A South Dakota mail forwarding service abruptly closed last week and began returning mail to senders before announcing to its customers it was doing so. The company, MyDakotaAddress.com, is owned and operated by Jon Knuths and managed by Terri Lund. We called Ms. Lund, who confirmed the closure. Many full-time RVers opt for a South Dakota address because of significant…

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For a Lewis & Clark wilderness experience visit Idaho

Here’s a question from a reader of RVtravel.com about boondocking.  Hi Bob, We’ve been anticipating a trip into the “Wild West” for years and now are on our way from our home in St. Louis, the first gateway to the West. What would you suggest for a “don’t miss” driving tour where we can experience the wildness firsthand? —Bev and Don Hi Bev…

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CA wildfire smoke affects wider areas causing breathing difficulty

Though not as devastating as the raging wildfires themselves, smoke from the fires is much more pervasive and widespread, posing a threat to those with breathing difficulties across heavily populated areas a hundred miles and more away from the fires. The raging Northern California wildfires won’t be without consequences for the San Francisco Bay Area this weekend, reports the San…

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Montana Forest Service puts out unattended campfire; more on wildfires

An unattended campfire was reported around 3 p.m. on Wednesday at a campsite in Moose Creek campground near Helena, Montana, reported KRTV. Helena U.S .Forest Service Engine Foreman Owen Johnson said the fire smoldered through the night before being discovered the next day. Fortunately, it never escaped its fire ring, but had the potential of growing into another disastrous wildfire. “Things…

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