Full-Time RVers, It’s Time to Shelter in Place.

Full-Time RVers, It’s Time to Shelter in Place.

We secured a monthly rate at the full-hookup campground … and I suggest you do the same.

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Tips for Getting Your Camping & Travel Fix During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Tips for Getting Your Camping & Travel Fix During the Coronavirus Pandemic

With state park campgrounds closing in many states and the federal government encouraging people not to travel, we figured we’d put together a list of things you can do to get outdoors or at least dream about it while helping our society get through these difficult times. Take a virtual...

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Illinois Closes State Parks

Illinois Closes State Parks

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has decided to close all Illinois state parks, including campgrounds, due to the coronavirus thread. “Effective immediately, all IDNR-owned properties are closed to the public to help stem the spread of #COVID19,” the department said on Twitter. “All events on state property are cancelled; patrons...

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Navajo Tribal Parks and Camping Close Amid Pandemic

Navajo Tribal Parks and Camping Close Amid Pandemic

The Navajo Nation is temporarily closing all Navajo Nation Tribal Parks due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. The closings include Four Corners Monument, Little Colorado River Tribal Park, Canyon de Chelly Campground, and Lake Powell Navajo Tribal Park, also known as Antelope Canyon. The Nation is under...

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FMCA Cancels 101st Convention in Tucson

FMCA Cancels 101st Convention in Tucson

The Family Motor Coach Association has canceled the 101st Convention and RV Expo due to concerns over the coronavirus. The event was set to take place March 26-29 at the Pima County Fairgrounds in Tucson, Arizona. A statement read: “With escalating concern regarding the COVID-19 virus, and the Tucson mayor’s...

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New Mexico State Parks Suspend Camping Over Coronavirus Concerns

New Mexico State Parks Suspend Camping Over Coronavirus Concerns

Overnight camping and events at New Mexico State Parks are suspended from March 13 through April 9, 2020, according to a statement on the department’s social media. Visitors with existing reservations through April 9, 2020, will be contacted by Reserve America to cancel and refund reservations. New Mexico State Parks...

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5th Wheels Are About to Get Bigger

5th Wheels Are About to Get Bigger

The RV Industry Association’s (RVIA) Board of Directors has approved the removal of a Board-mandated 430-square-foot size limitation for fifth wheels in set-up mode (with slides extended).

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NPS Addresses Coronavirus Concerns in National Parks

NPS Addresses Coronavirus Concerns in National Parks

With growing concern over the coronavirus outbreak, and many park enthusiasts wondering if they should cancel their upcoming trips, the National Park Service has released a statement addressing visitor concerns.

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Who is responsible for RV quality issues — manufacturers or suppliers?

Who is responsible for RV quality issues — manufacturers or suppliers?

Manufacturing quality among RV owners has been a hot-button issue in the last decade, particularly as RV ownership grows to record numbers. RVs are built from hundreds of components, however, which led me to wonder if owners have more issues with those individual parts and systems that come from all...

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Ford Announces US-Built Electric Transit Chassis

Ford Announces US-Built Electric Transit Chassis

The first viable mass-marketed electric motorhomes are likely to come in the guise of a Class B campervan, and the electric Ford Transit could be the chassis RV manufacturers look to. Ford announced yesterday that best-selling cargo van in the world will be electrified for the 2022 model year for...

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