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Love Your RV: Installed La Crosse weather station

(Jan. 18, 2018) -- A few months ago I received a new wireless weather station for the RV. Our old one an Acurite works well but is quite basic. It reports inside and outside temperature and barometric pressure. I was ready for a step up when I saw a La Crosse wireless weather station with a wind speed monitor at Canadian Tire. Read More »

Interstellar Orchard: Dancing alone

(Jan. 18, 2018) -- Saddle Mountain BLM near Tonopah, AZ continues to treat me well. Despite the crowds that flock to southern AZ during the winter to escape the cold, this boondocking area remains relatively empty. Read More »

Just a Gypsy: 20 years

WASHINGTON — Can you believe this beautiful lady has been putting up with me for two decades? That’s right, today is our 20th wedding anniversary. And what a wonderful 20 years it has been! This was not the first marriage for either of us, and believe me, it was not something that either one of us was looking for or expected to happen. But isn’t that the way it sometimes goes? We often find the best things in life when we least expect them. Here’s our love story, if you care to hear it: Read the full story from Gypsy Journal RV. Read More »

Gila Bend KOA Journey wins Rising Star award

(Jan. 18, 2018) -- Scott Swanson and his mother purchased the Gila Bend KOA Journey in Gila Bend, Ariz., in September 2015, and have been busy transforming it into an inviting snowbird destination and overnight park for travelers ever since. Read More »

W.Va.: Some concerned about state park logging bill

(Jan. 18, 2018) -- Senate Bill 270 was introduced Monday at the request of Gov. Jim Justice. The action prompted conservation groups across the state to launch an effort to oppose lifting the more than 80-year ban on logging, forming a campaign to Save Our State Parks, dubbed “SOS Parks.” Read More »

AZ: Price of permits to visit Havasupai Falls soars

(Jan. 18, 2018) -- The Havasupai Tribe, which oversees the remote corner of Grand Canyon that is home to Instagram-famous Havasu Falls, Mooney Falls and Beaver Falls, has significantly raised its permit and camping fees for the 2018 season that begins Feb. 1 and runs through November. Read More »

RV Trader launches new model guide

(Jan. 18, 2018) -- This year's guide highlights the latest 2018 models coming to market from top manufacturers. The new models displayed range by type to include Class As, Class Bs, Class Cs, Fifth Wheels, Travel Trailers, and Toy Haulers. Read More »