Weekend Escape: Oregon’s John Day Country

John Day Country Oregon

Bobbie Hasselbring
Photography: Anne Weaver
March 12, 2012

Perched on the John Day River in eastern Oregon  and a stone’s throw from the undulating Painted Hills of the John Day Fossil Beds, the John Day area is perfect for a quiet and relaxing motorhome getaway. It’s nearly 9 p.m. on Friday when we head east on U.S. Highway 26 toward Mount Hood, a picturesque... Read more »

RV Destination: Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

The Country Music Hall of Fame offers hours of entertainment and education for country music fans.

Amanda Lepinski
March 9, 2012

In 1961, the Country Music Association announced the first inductees, Jimmie Rodgers, Hank Williams and Fred Rose, into the Country Music Hall of Fame for their outstanding contribution to country music. Inductee plaques were displayed at the Tennessee State Museum until 1967 when the Country Music Hall... Read more »

LVM Resort Receives Perfect Score from Trailer Life’s Triple Rating System

LVM Resort

Press Release
March 6, 2012

LVM Resort, a Class A motorcoach resort in Las Vegas, Nev., received a perfect score of 30 out of 30 points under Trailer Life Directory’s highly regarded Triple Rating System. This rating system provides expanded listings for more than 12,000 RV parks and 900,000 RV sites, and only 33 resorts in North... Read more »

Tennessee Tornado Destroys KOA Park

KOA Logo

March 5, 2012

A Tennessee KOA is cleaning up after a tornado tore through the park just weeks before opening for the season. According to the Knoxville News Sentinel, The storm leveled the empty campground just two weeks before it was to open for the season. KOA Tellico Plains owner William Stokely said that thankfully,... Read more »

Old-World Nova Scotia

The Cabot Trail in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park near Cheticamp

Bert Gildart
February 15, 2012

Whales make a sound so unique that when you hear it up-close, you don’t need anyone to tell you what it is. That, at any rate, was the way it was for us when we heard a whale expelling an immense amount of air through its blowhole. Immediately, we knew the source, for there is absolutely nothing else... Read more »

Meeting Up At Four Corners Monument

Natural Bridges National Monument Sipapu Bridge

Gary Wescott
February 15, 2012

If you’re traveling through the American Southwest, U.S. Highway 160 passes by an interesting point on the map. Four Corners Monument is the only place in the United States where four states (Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado) come together, and you can even stand in all four at the same time. That’s... Read more »

Carefree RV Resorts Offering Special Rates for New Winter Visitors

Carefree RV Resorts

November 11, 2011

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 10, 2011 — Carefree RV Resorts in Florida are making an offer many snowbirds will find hard to refuse: Free rent in November and December, provided they pay for January, February and March up front.  “This offer only applies to snowbirds who haven’t stayed with us... Read more »

Fire-Scorched Texas Park Set to Reopen Dec. 1

Bastrop State Park

October 21, 2011

Bastrop State Park The new target date for reopening Bastrop State Park located 30 miles southeast of Austin, Texas, has been pushed back to Dec. 1 due to scheduling delays for ongoing and start-up capital repair projects affecting the cabins, campground, park roads and refectory, The Memorial Examiner,... Read more »

Massachusetts RV Park Rebuilds After Tornado

Village Green Campground

October 18, 2011

Village Green Campground When it comes to rebuilding Village Green Family Campground in Brimfield, Mass., which was smashed to pieces in the June 1 tornado, owners Lester and Margaret Twarowski have ambitious goals and have made some progress, but there are individual decisions and realities to face... Read more »

California City Tables Decision to Tax RV Park

Durango RV Resort

July 25, 2011

Durango RV Resort Whether Durango RV Resort will pay transient occupancy tax (TOT) to Red Bluff, Calif., is still undecided after the City Council voted Tuesday (July 19) to table a decision to amend the TOT ordinance to explicitly include recreational vehicle parks and campgrounds. According to the... Read more »

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