Winnebago Partners with Volta for Electric Vehicle-Grade Power System in 2019 Travato

Winnebago Partners with Volta for Electric Vehicle-Grade Power System in 2019 Travato

Volta’s storage system is built on automotive-grade lithium ion technology. Unlike competing RV systems which use consumer-grade LFP batteries, the Travato’s energy storage packs utilize NMC lithium ion chemistry, which is the same platform used for electric vehicle drivetrains. The company says that makes the Travato’s system safer, more robust and built to last the lifetime of the vehicle.

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National Parks add $36 Billion to US Economy, 300,000 Jobs

National Parks add $36 Billion to US Economy, 300,000 Jobs

NPS Photo | Neal Herbert The Department of the Interior announced today that visitor spending in communities near national parks in 2017 resulted in a $35.8 billion boon to the nation’s economy, and supported 306,000 jobs. That’s up nearly a billion from 2016, according to the annual National Park Service...

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6 Million More Households Are Camping since ’14, Led by Families and People of Color

6 Million More Households Are Camping since ’14, Led by Families and People of Color

KOA, the largest chain of campgrounds in North America, has released the results of its annual Camping Report, an annual survey of the general population conducted by Cairn Consulting Group.

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After 50,000 Public Comments, Zinke Backs Down From Massive National Park Fee Increase

After 50,000 Public Comments, Zinke Backs Down From Massive National Park Fee Increase

In the face of widespread opposition from the public and elected officials, the Interior Department has announced it will back down from a plan to impose steep fee increases at popular national parks. The plan would have nearly tripled entrance fees at 17 of the nation’s most popular parks, including...

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Spring 2018 RV and Camping Gear Guide

Spring 2018 RV and Camping Gear Guide

It’s that time of year! Our spring gear guide is here, full of great products and gifts to make RV travel and camping easier and more fun!

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Say Hello to National Park #60

Say Hello to National Park #60

The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, which houses the Gateway Arch and the Old Courthouse where the Dred and Harriet Scott sued for their freedom, is now to be known as Gateway Arch National Park .

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RV Miles Launches National Parks Podcast

RV Miles Launches National Parks Podcast

A new narrative-style podcast is launching that will feature over 400 of America’s National Park Service units, telling the stories behind our nation’s treasures. The America’s National Parks Podcast is hosted by Jason Epperson and narrated by Abigail Trabue, the editors of RV Miles and hosts of the popular RV Miles Podcast. The podcast joins a...

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New Shower Recycles and Purifies to Use 90% Less Water

New Shower Recycles and Purifies to Use 90% Less Water

The re-circulating Oas Shower uses an average of 2.6 gallons of water per use.

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Thor Announces Global Partnership to Leverage Digital Services for RVers

Thor Announces Global Partnership to Leverage Digital Services for RVers

The new company will create a single platform for trip planning and booking, remote systems monitoring, roadside assistance, and peer-to-peer RV and campsite rental. The system will also streamline an owner’s record keeping and enable dealers and manufacturers to provide such support as triggered service notifications, online vehicle manuals and more.

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Cedar Point Offers New “Ultimate RV” Campsites

Cedar Point Offers New “Ultimate RV” Campsites

Ohio’s Cedar Point — consistently rated one of America’s top amusement parks for its extensive collection of rollercoasters — has announced 25 new “Ultimate RV Sites.”

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