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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By the Numbers: National Parks Saw 327.5 Million Visitors in 2019

By the Numbers: National Parks Saw 327.5 Million Visitors in 2019

Visitation in 2019 surpassed 2018 by more than 9 million recreation visits, a 2.9 percent increase, according to the annual visitation report from the National Park Service. This is the fifth consecutive year with over 300 million recreation visits. The 327.5 million total is the third-highest since record-keeping began in...

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Good Sam Club to Create RV Storage Network

Good Sam Club to Create RV Storage Network

Members of the Good Sam Club, a subsidiary of Camping World Holdings, will soon receive value-added benefits at RV storage facilities across the country, including discounted rates. The Good Sam Club currently offers discounts and certification of a minimum quality to over 2,400 campgrounds in the nation, and now they’re...

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Mount Rainier Closed Indefinitely Due to Mudslides and Flooding

Mount Rainier Closed Indefinitely Due to Mudslides and Flooding

Access to Mount Rainer National Park as been cut off indefinitely due to weather.

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Celebrate Extraordinary Places, Win a Lifetime Roadtrippers PLUS

Celebrate Extraordinary Places, Win a Lifetime Roadtrippers PLUS

Celebrate “Extraordinary Places” with a chance to win a lifetime membership to Roadtrippers PLUS.

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Hymer USA to Manufacture European-Designed RVs In North America

Hymer USA to Manufacture European-Designed RVs In North America

THOR Industries has announced the formation of its new subsidiary Hymer USA, which will produce RVs utilizing European manufacturing practices, automation and control standards – a first for North America’s RV industry. Hymer USA will be based in Bristol, Indiana, with initial product availability expected in fall of 2020. THOR’s...

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