Thursday

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Wednesday

Free National Parks Day Coming Up On September 24th


From: The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Another fee-free day is coming up at national parks.
The more than 100 national parks that usually charge entrance fees will waive admission on Sept. 24 in honor of National Public Lands Day. Many of those who visit parks on the day will take part in volunteer work such as building trails, collecting trash, removing invasive plants and other improvement projects.

National Public Lands Day began in 1994. Last year, more than 175,000 volunteers worked on 2,000 events at parks around the country.

Many national parks never charge an entrance fee but the list of those that normally charge for admission and are waiving fees for the day includes Grand Canyon in Arizona; Death Valley, Muir Woods, Joshua Tree, Sequoia and Yosemite in California; Mesa Verde and Rocky Mountain in Colorado; Everglades in Florida; Yellowstone in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho; Acadia in Maine; Antietam and Assateague in Maryland; Cape Cod in Massachusetts; Glacier and Little Bighorn in Montana; Carlsbad in New Mexico; Arches, Bryce, and Zion in Utah; Shenandoah in Virginia, and Grand Teton in Wyoming.

Fee waivers include entrance fees, some tour fees and transportation entrance fees. Reservation, camping and concession fees and other charges collected by third parties, including some tour fees, remain in effect.

Admission fees will also be waived Veterans Day weekend, Nov. 11-13.

To read the article - please click here.
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Monday

Leisure Travel Vans Launches New Unity Island Bed U24IB Motorhome



September 9, 2011

Winkler, Manitoba, Sep. 9, 2011, Leisure Travel Vans, a leading Canadian Recreational Vehicle manufacturer, today announced the launch of the 24' non-slide Unity U24IB featuring walk-around island bed, another innovative floor plan to the popular Unity product line-up.

LTV is excited to introduce another industry first in the Unity product line-up with the all-new Unity U24IB Island bed. Built on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter chassis, the Unity U24IB's unique floor plan boasts a full walk-around residential quality bed, the first in North America on a non-slide 24’ Sprinter unit. The walk-around bedroom is complete with spacious his and her wardrobes and ample interior storage space, a convenient and innovative flip-up dresser and make-up center at the foot of the bed, a private dry two-piece lavatory and a stand up residential shower.

With great features all packed into this 24' unit, the Unity U24IB was developed with ultimate convenience and comfort in mind. Swivel the front driver’s and passenger’s seats 180 degrees to enjoy your favorite movie on the large pull-out 26” LCD TV, located in the galley. The two-way slidable dining table ensures maximum comfort and maneuverability for all, even when serving dinner for four. Enjoy watching TV from the elements with the optional entertainment package, which features a removable bedroom TV that easily mounts to an exterior swing-out arm, complete with exterior stereo.

Other notable features include a whopping 60 Cubic Feet of exterior storage with a huge passthru rear storage compartment, front seating/dining area complete with seat belts for 2 added passengers (4 total), a new standard power patio box awning and a pull out pantry. With technological advancements the Unity U24IB features a new 7" GPS, back-up and optional sideturn cameras with iPod/USB hookups.

LTV's reputation for quality craftsmanship and premium finishes is clearly evident in the Unity U24IB. Beautifully crafted European styled curved wood cabinetry, sleek modern Ultraleather, and Corian’s Private Collection Counter tops are featured throughout the coach.

With an estimated 16-18 MPG the Unity product line is a perfect travelling or touring RV.  Starting at $112,970 USD the Unity U24IB offers another convenient and innovative floor plan to the Unity product family.

The U24IB will be featured at America’s Largest RV Show in Hershey, PA from September 14-18, and then at the California RV Show in Pomona, CA from October 14-23.

For pictures, videos, virtual tours and more please visit http://www.leisurevans.com/u24ibLeisure Travel Vans is a brand of Triple E Recreational Vehicles. For more information contact info@tripleerv.com or Ryan Elias at Triple E Recreational Vehicles, 301 Roblin Boulevard, Winkler, Manitoba, R6W 4C4, 1-877-992-9906.
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Thor Motor Coach #1 and Still Growing


Thor Motor Coach continues as the #1 retailing brand of motorhomes in North America with 22.93% share through June 2011 according to Statistical Surveys. The results also show Thor Motor Coach as the fastest growing motorhome brand among the top 8 major manufacturers with a 27.9% increase over last year. Class C sales captured the #1 market position with an impressive market share growth of 31.50% compared to the previous year.

Best Selling Motorhomes in the US an Canada - Thor Motor Coach

Packing in features that include camper favorites like Mega-Storage Compartments, single step entrances and molded fiberglass front caps have helped us solidify our dedication to the Class C market. Over the past 6 months we have introduced several new floorplans that integrate features making the coach even more livable,” affirmed Mike Savage, Thor Motor Coach’s Class C Product Manager.

With 22.9% market share growth over last year, Thor Motor Coach experienced the largest increase for Class A’s within the top 8 manufacturers. Over the last few months retail customers have responded well to the addition of several impressive new features on the Hurricane and Challenger lines, the redesign of the Tuscany, and several new floor plans on the Windsport, Serrano, and A.C.E. lines.

Our continued focus on what retail customers’ desire helps us to bring innovative floorplans with intelligent features to the market. Our after the sale support programs like Concierge Connection and Rapid Response Parts along with the stability of a strong and financially sound company are added reasons consumers continue to display their confidence in our products.”, stated Dana Simon, Vice President of Sales.



For more information on Thor Motor Coach motorhomes, call (800)860-5658, visit http://ThorMotorCoach.com, or write Thor Motor Coach, Inc., PO Box 1486., Elkhart, Ind., 46515.

*Statistics reported by Statistical Surveys for 2011 Year-To-Date retail registrations through June 30th, 2011 for non-federated manufactures in the US and Canada.



Thor Motor Coach is a subsidiaries of Thor Industries, Inc. Jackson Center, OH (NYSE: THO), the world’s largest manufacturer of recreational vehicles.

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Friday

Tips for the First Time RV-er!


If you've recently purchased an RV for travel, leisure, work, vacation, or any number of other reasons, we have a few pieces of advice that may just make your new adventure a little easier! We recently polled our Facebook fans and asked what advice they'd give to first time RV-ers. Curious? Here were some of their answers:


CampingRoadTrip.com There's TONS of info online about RVing, people to talk to, tips, do's & don'ts... i'd suggest a lot of reading and research, certainly makes a difference! Happy weekend :)
Steve Lewis First night out....do not stay too far from Wal-Mart

Alice Schank Have patience, you will get whatever the problem is with patience.



Connie Woods Always bring water and pack light
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Thanks to everyone who posted and good luck to all of our first time RV-ers out there! To follow us on Facebook, "like" us by clicking here!
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