Thousand Trails announces new member option

(August 31, 2017) —Thousand Trails has announced a new limited release reciprocal program for current camp pass and upgraded Thousand Trails Members. According to a news release, the Trails Collection will provide existing Thousand Trails members with the opportunity to camp at more than 100 Encore Parks nationwide, most with no nightly fee (18 properties will charge $20 per night).... Read More

This RV setup is seriously big!

By Chuck Woodbury EDITOR I found this fifth wheel trailer and tow vehicle at the Indian Campground in Buffalo, Wyoming. The campground bills itself as having the longest pull-through sites in the area. Good thing, because this setup needed every foot. What struck me was the Smart Car atop the big rig Volvo truck. You don’t see something like this every... Read More

Would you use this RV park’s toilet?

This is what greeted one RVer upon entering an RV park’s restroom.  It appears there’s some construction going on with the showers. Still, to current park visitors, the privacy afforded one of the toilets leaves much to be desired. So, if the private stall is occupied, and you’ve really, really gotta go, hope you enjoy visiting with your fellow campers... Read More

NM RV resort offers package deal on food and wine event

  Northern New Mexico’s Angel Fire RV Resort is offering a Food & Wine Roundup RV package that offers RVers a significant savings when they book a minimum three-night stay. The package includes tickets to events at the first annual Angel Fire Food & Wine Roundup. The four-day Western-themed event is August 24 – 27, 2017. The festival will feature activities such... Read More

Bavarian tiny homes debut in Washington RV park

  By Emily Woodbury The Thousand Trails Leavenworth RV Campground in Washington is introducing the latest Petite Retreats Tiny House Village with a “Tiny Open House” event Saturday, June 24th. The 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. event will include lunch for attendees.  The five individually designed, Bavarian-themed tiny houses (named “Adeline,” “Belle,” “Hanna,” “Otto,” or “Rudolf”) are surrounded by nearly seven miles of hiking... Read More

Man convicted of $2M RV park fraud

  A federal jury has convicted a Minnesota man of stealing $2 million from investors to build a RV park which he hoped would bring in money from North Dakota’s oil boom. Ronald David Johnson of Corcoran, Minnesota, has been found guilty on all counts of wire fraud and money laundering.  Johnson fraudulently solicited $2.1 million dollars from his four... Read More

This RV resort is going to pot — deliberately

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris Please take our 10-second survey. See below. As more and more Americans are lighting up marijuana legally, the combination of pot smoking and recreation was bound to happen. Cannabis consumers can rent vacation homes, tour and toke with fellow travelers, even whitewater raft with your reefer. But park your RV and puff the magic dragon?... Read More