RV Daily Tips Newsletter 1001

Issue 1001 • November 7, 2018 This newsletter is brought to you Monday through Thursday by RVtravel.com and is funded primarily through voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! FREE Holiday Shipping for everyone at Amazon.com Amazon is now offering free shipping to all U.S. customers (not just Prime members) with no minimum purchase required.  If you shop at…

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Astoria, Oregon, closes free dump station saying it could overload system

Astoria, Oregon, will close a free RV dump station in an effort to avoid overloading the city’s wastewater system. The dump station is a vulnerability in a wastewater system experiencing higher annual loads, and if the system were deemed unable to handle these higher loads, Public Works Department staff told the City Council Monday, it could trigger a state requirement…

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Paddle miles of kayak trails in Alabama’s Mobile-Tensaw Delta

Like many of you paddlers, I (Bob Difley) hauled my kayak on the roof of my toad wherever my wanderings took me, always on the lookout for canoe and kayak trails. One of the best in the country is the Mobile-Tensaw Delta, our nation’s second largest river delta. It encompasses a vast wetland characterized by estuarine marsh, cypress-tupelo swamp, and bottomland…

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Low bridge crushes fifth-wheel’s A/C – driver continues on

Some RVs, especially motorhomes and fifth-wheels, are quite tall, but their drivers already know that. So you wonder what they were thinking when they saw the road signs leading up to this bridge (clearance of only 11 feet 8 inches) in Durham, North Carolina, that has already claimed hundreds of trucks and other high vehicles since its inauguration about a century ago, reports Carscoops.…

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North Carolina county considers allowing tiny homes in RV resorts

North Carolina’s Brunswick County is considering allowing tiny home communities with proposed code changes for outdoor RV resorts and campgrounds. If passed, up to 40 percent of an outdoor RV resort could eliminate overnight campsites and replace them with tiny homes. Brunswick County’s Planning Board says it will soon consider revising its outdoor lodging code to add “flexibility” to requirements…

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