First Annual “National Digital Nomad Day” Announced

First Annual “National Digital Nomad Day” Announced

Pictured: Rootless Living Magazine The publishers of Rootless Living Magazine have announced that they’ve secured the 1st Annual “National Digital Nomad Day” for Saturday, August 8, 2020 with several “national day” calendar publishers. They’ve also declared August as “Digital Nomad Month” Digital Nomads​ are remote workers who travel to different locations,...

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COVID-19 Exposes the Refund Problem in the Travel Industry

COVID-19 Exposes the Refund Problem in the Travel Industry

Don Wells booked with Fantasy RV Tours for an 8-day San Antonio visit that was set to take place last April and a 5-day vacation to see Albuquerque’s famous Balloon Festival in October. For over 40 years, Fantasy RV Tours have offered guided Caravans and Rallies around the world. And...

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Why You Don’t Need an “EMS” for Your RV

Why You Don’t Need an “EMS” for Your RV

Ok, this title is super clickbate, but I needed to make a point. If you ask in a dreaded Facebook group about surge protectors for your RV, you’re guaranteed to get some serious EMS mansplain. “Don’t get a surge protector, you must get an EMS!” And yes, I’m totally content...

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No, You Don’t Have to Stay 14 Days When Traveling Through New Mexico

No, You Don’t Have to Stay 14 Days When Traveling Through New Mexico

A New Mexico official caused quite a stir recently when he tried to explain the state’s 14-day quarantine rule in a live interview with a local TV station. New Mexico (and many other states and municipalities) currently requires that you self-quarantine for 14 days upon entering the state due to...

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National Park Service Kicks Off 6-Year “America 250” Celebration

National Park Service Kicks Off 6-Year “America 250” Celebration

The National Park Service is partnering with the U.S. Semiquincentennial Commission—also known as “America 250″— to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 2026. The 6-year event will take place at National Park Service sites across the country that interpret and protect American heritage....

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Big Bend National Park Closing Immediately Due to Positive COVID-19 Case

Big Bend National Park Closing Immediately Due to Positive COVID-19 Case

The National Park Service announced today that Big Bend National Park and Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River units will be closed to all visitors until further notice. The closure is in response to a positive case of COVID-19 in the park’s residential community. The closure is in accordance with...

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AAA Expects 15% Drop in U.S. Summer Travel, Only 3% Drop in Road Trips

AAA Expects 15% Drop in U.S. Summer Travel, Only 3% Drop in Road Trips

This summer, AAA forecasts that Americans will take 700 million trips based on economic indicators and state re-openings. That number is down nearly 15% compared to last July through September and is the first decline in summer travel since 2009. AAA booking trends show Americans are making travel plans, though...

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Yosemite Closes Campgrounds as Coronavirus Cases Spike

Yosemite Closes Campgrounds as Coronavirus Cases Spike

California’s Yosemite National Park is doing a complete 180 just two weeks after reopening, announcing earlier today it will hold off on reopening campgrounds due to a spike in COVID-19 cases across the state. Park officials began reopening select campgrounds earlier this month, but now say anyone with a reservation...

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RVs Finally Get a Standard Model-Year Changeover

RVs Finally Get a Standard Model-Year Changeover

Unlike automobile manufacturers, who release new vehicle model year entries during the late summer, the RV industry has long held no such standard. RV model year changes currently take place throughout the calendar year, varying from manufacturer to manufacturer and even from model to model, making it difficult for consumers...

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Thor Motor Coach Revamps Class A Diesel Styling

Thor Motor Coach Revamps Class A Diesel Styling

Thor Motor Coach’s Palazzo, Aria, Venetian and Tuscany lines have been restyled and modernized for model year 2021.

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