Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show Set for 88th Year

Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show Set for 88th Year

Chicago’s massive McCormick Place convention center will again host the Progressive Insurance Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show, now in its 88th year. For RVers that are interested in the boating world, it’s a particularly good place to — pardon the expression — get your feet wet. The 2018 show...

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The National Park Fee Increase Doesn’t Add Up

The National Park Fee Increase Doesn’t Add Up

The proposed 180% increase in fees at national parks is not going to do what the administration says it will. There’s no way it can. We took a look at the numbers, and how they only add up to using our national parks as political pawns.

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Massive Fee Increases Proposed for National Parks in 2018

Massive Fee Increases Proposed for National Parks in 2018

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke – photo by Gage Skidmore The National Park Service and U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced today plans to increase entrance fees during peak season at many of the nation’s busiest national parks by up to 180%. The proposed new entrance fee...

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Camping World Makes Big Move Into Outdoor Gear With Purchase of Uncle Dan’s

Camping World Makes Big Move Into Outdoor Gear With Purchase of Uncle Dan’s

Over the past six months, Camping World has acquired certain assets of the now-defunct Gander Mountain, Overton’s, a leading retailer of boating and marine accessories, and TheHouse.com, an online retailer specializing in bikes, sailboards, skateboards, wakeboards, snowboards and outdoor gear. 

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Billionaire Warren Buffet Acquires Pilot/Flying J

Billionaire Warren Buffet Acquires Pilot/Flying J

Berkshire Hathaway (Billionaire Warren Buffet’s investment company) and Pilot Flying J jointly announced today that Berkshire has made a significant minority investment in the Company, which will convert to majority controlling interest of the company in 2023. The Haslam family will continue to own a majority of Pilot Flying J...

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New Winnebago Models Announced, Including 4×4 All-Season Class B

New Winnebago Models Announced, Including 4×4 All-Season Class B

Winnebago has announced the launch of several new additions to their lineup, including a 4×4 all season Class B.

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TAXA Introduces Sleek 2,300 Pound “Mantis” Hybrid

TAXA Introduces Sleek 2,300 Pound “Mantis” Hybrid

The Mantis is a rugged 18-foot-long camping trailer that sleeps 4 adults, weighs under 2,300 pounds and can be stored in a standard length and height garage.

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34 Private Campgrounds Open for Evacuees, Including Houston and Galveston Area Parks

34 Private Campgrounds Open for Evacuees, Including Houston and Galveston Area Parks

Pictured: Brookeland Lake Sam Rayburn KOA The Texas Association of Campground Owners has identified 34 campgrounds and RV parks with space available for Hurricane Harvey evacuees, including parks in Houston and Galveston. “Texas park owners have opened their hearts and their parks. They are receiving countless evacuees and helping them...

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RECALL ALERT: Newmar, Keystone, Forest River and Heartland

RECALL ALERT: Newmar, Keystone, Forest River and Heartland

Pictured: Newmar’s 2014 Mountain Aire  Newmar Corp. is recalling 1,167 2014 Moutain Aire and 2014-2017 Dutch Star recreational vehicles built on Freightliner XCR chassis manufactured by Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). These chassis have a battery cable mounting bracket may not have been installed correctly, as a result, the improperly...

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