Brutal winter coming: Protect your trailer with a full body cover

Labor Day weekend is the recognized end of summer when most families return their children to school, and the beloved vacation and weekend travel trailer goes back into storage for the winter. Though many RVers continue to squeeze in a few more camping trips through the balmy September and October months (at least in the southern parts of the country),…

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RV park fees higher this Labor Day weekend

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Labor Day marks the traditional end to the summer camping season. According to data gathered by CampgroundViews.com, 2018 will have the highest overnight camping fees ever recorded with average nightly rates for a traditional camping site increasing 6 percent from 2017 to $31.53. The company gathers data on campgrounds and RV parks in…

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Man steals motorhome, leads police on chase with slideouts extended   

After stealing a motorhome from Richardson’s RV Center in Menifee, California, a man led police on a chase between Riverside and San Diego counties Wednesday with the slideouts fully extended, according to California Highway Patrol and as reported by NBC San Diego.    Employees at the dealership say they were installing a new floor in the brand-new, full-sized Jayco motorhome when the…

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Homeless RVer problem in Santa Rosa business park coming to a head

Public works employees on Wednesday used a large vacuum truck at Northpoint Corporate Center in southwest Santa Rosa, CA, flushing and suctioning clean about a dozen or more city storm drains, reported the Press Democrat. Along with the usual leaves, small rocks and debris, the city public works crew extracted a duffel bag, makeup, parking signs, human waste and drug…

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Study reveals habits and desires of new RVers

A new report from Go RVing examines how the RV buyer of the future will use technology so that the RV industry can determine the best ways to reach out (i.e., sell RVs) to those potential customers, reports Woodall’s Campground Management.  The report suggests some new ways for Go Rving to best reach emerging audiences — Millennials, African-Americans, and Hispanics…

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Awesome teardrops, small trailers on display at Düsseldorf Caravan show

More than 2,000 vehicles are on display at the sprawling annual Düsseldorf Caravan Salon, from massive 4-wheel drive expedition motorhomes to tiny camping trailers. The biggest impression, however, is not always the behemoths, but often is with the small camping trailers and iconic teardrops (a few of which are shown below) that are among the most memorable sights of this very…

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