Apr 26, 2007

RV travelers find ways to cope with gas prices

Gas prices are tough on RV owners, but RVers are learning to save money to keep their RVs fueled up.

MyrtleBeachOnline.com features a story on how some RVers cope with high prices at the pump.

Cost-cutting methods range from fewer restaurants meals bought while traveling to working overtime for extra gas money. One RVing family bought a small car to tow behind their camper, used for trips away from the campsite.

The pinch of gas prices is not enough to make RVers quit traveling. The article quotes a statistic from the RVAA stating that 90 percent of RV owners intend to use their RVs as often or more frequently despite fuel costs.

Has the high price of gas cut back on your RV travel? Do you have ways you save on fuel? Leave a comment and tell us your story.
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Apr 6, 2007

Winter Texans start returning home

The Browsville Herald features a story on the departure of Winter Texans from an RV park.

Winter Texans are RVers from all over the US and Canada who flock to Texas as their refuge from frigid winter temperatures. Many Texas RV parks cater to Winter Texans by offering activities and meals.

As weather warms up, the Winter Texans return home...till next year.

Are you a Winter Texan? Do you have a favorite RV park in Texas where you wait out the winter? Leave a comment and tell us your story.
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Apr 5, 2007

RV park near Disneyland to re-open by May

While a controversy over a new development project are settled, an RV park near Disneyland in Anaheim, California, will re-open.

According to The Orange Country Register, the Travelers World RV park originally closed to make way for new homes to be built.

While delays over approvals are holding up the project, the RV Park will open again in May.
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Apr 4, 2007

Camping by the beach in California

The Orange County Register features a story on camping at Doheny State Beach between Dana Point Harbor and San Clemente, California.

The 122-space campground was built back during the depression, by the California Conservation Corps.

The story reports that 150,000 campers visit the park each year, drawn by seaside views and peaceful settings.

Have you taken your RV to a beachside campground? Do you have a favorite? Leave a comment and tell us your story.
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Apr 2, 2007

What celebrities say about RV travel

While being famous often means the perks of private limos and jets, some celebrities love to travel in an RV when they get a chance.

The site for the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association features a section with celebrity quotes about RV travel.

The quotes range from NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon, to actor Matthew McConaughey, to U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Barack Obama.

You don't have to be famous to share your love of RVing. Leave a comment below and tell us why you travel in an RV.
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Apr 1, 2007

The Martinsville Speedway creates a community of camping race fans

RVers love to travel for more than sightseeing or relaxation, they love the sense of community that is found with other travelers.

The Martinsville Bulletin features a story on campers and RVers at the Martinsville Speedway campground.

While NASCAR races draw huge crowds at the big speedways like Daytona, the Martinsville Speedway holds a special place for camping race fans for its quaint charm.
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