RV Travel Newsletter Issue 858

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 858 • Week of August 11-17, 2018   #rvtravel Editor’s corner  With Chuck Woodbury…

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E.coli outbreak sickens campers at Minnesota campground

Campers at a campground in Zumbrota, Minnesota, became unexpectedly sick after staying at the campground, reports the Lacrosse Tribune. Minnesota health officials say they’ve now identified at least 72 people who have gotten sick with a waterborne illness in an outbreak at the campground. The Department of Health is working with the owner of Shades of Sherwood Campground to prevent…

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Zinke discusses need for repair of our national parks

Fri., Aug. 10 – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke spoke Tuesday at a bipartisan event at the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument in Washington on the need to repair and rebuild our national parks, reports RV News. The focus of the event was on fixing and preserving national park infrastructure and the $11.6 billion maintenance backlog currently facing our…

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RVillage announces second rally

RVillage.com, a social media platform similar to Facebook but for RVers only, will hold its second national rally March 27-31, 2019, at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida. The 101,000-member organization held its first rally last May in Elkhart, Indiana. About 250 coaches were on hand. “Rally 2.0” will feature typical rally activities including seminars…

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Smoke from the CA wildfires spreads 3,000 miles to New York

The annual summer enjoyment of the long-awaited camping season, in tree-shaded campsites along pristine mountain lakes, at RV resorts in beautiful pine forests, and campfires under star-filled skies is being challenged by a plague of wildfires burning in the West. Even if your camping location is relatively safe from the fires, the smoke resulting from weeks of continuous burning has…

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