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The cost of fueling an RV

(Feb. 20, 2012) -- The Oil Price Information Service expects that gas prices will be up to about $4.25 at the end of April and some expect that we could get as high as $5 by Memorial Day. That would mean that filling up a motor home could cost you over $600, WWLP reported. Read More »

RV Education 101 launches RV lifestyle video, lifestyle

(Feb. 20, 2012) -- “Why do you purchase an RV in the first place? We purchase RV’s with plans and expectations to go on adventures, explore the country and to build lasting memories with our family and friends," said Polk. "Too often our dreams of traveling in our RV get pushed aside because of busy schedules, work commitments and a lack of prior planning.” Read More »

Winnebago to recall 38 to fix parking brake

(Feb. 20, 2012) -- According to NHTSA, Winnebago is potentially recalling 38 certain Model Year 2012 Access, Access Premier and Itasca Impulse and Impulse Silver motorhomes, manufactured from June 28, 2011, through Jan.  25, 2012. The parking brake cable may rub on a metal support under the vehicle. Read More »

Crossroads to replace hydraulic pumps on 6 units

(Feb. 20, 2012) -- According to NHTSA, Crossroads RV is recalling six certain Model Year 2012 Redwood recreational vehicles manufactured from Aug.  26, 2011, through Jan. 18, 2012, equipped with a hydraulic trailer brake pump. The hydraulic pump could fail and result in a loss of braking in the trailer. Read More »

Lineup announced for 2012 Rocklahoma

(Feb. 17, 2012) -- Rob Zombie, Creed, Chevelle and Theory of a Deadman are among the bands that will perform at this year's Rocklahoma, being held May 25-27 at “Catch the Fever” Festival Grounds in Pryor, Okla., reports Crave Online. Read More »

3,500 RVs may be evicted from California storage site

(Feb. 16, 2012) -- The El Toro Marine Base was closed in 1999, and the abandoned runways soon morphed into the nation's largest RV storage lot. In July of 2005, Lennar Corp purchased the base to make way for new housing and the Orange County Great Park. Construction broke ground Jan. 31 on now more that 3,500 RVs may have to find a new home. Read More »

Celebrate Family Day by planning an RV vacation

(Feb. 16, 2012) -- "Families want to stretch their dollars in tough times, and RV vacations are a great way to do that," said Fontaine. "Not only that, but ninety percent of families agree that RVing is the best way to travel with children. So celebrate Family Day by planning a holiday the whole family will enjoy!" Read More »

Motorhome trip allows Vietnam vets to reunite

(Feb. 16, 2012) -- It had been over forty years since Vietnam veterans Graham Vibert, in Gippsland, and Tom Burke, in Taree, had seen each other. The two were invited to Parliament House as guests of the prime minister to observe the 40th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan. It was there that Graham's wife, Francis, thanked Tom for saving her husband's life, reports the Manning River Times. Read More »

RV driver saves self by stopping, exiting vehicle

(Feb. 16, 2012) -- On Wednesday evening, an RV went up in flames while driving on Matecumbe Key Road in Cape Coral, Fla. Cape Coral Fire Battalion 2 Chief Steve Olson said that if the driver had not pulled over and exited the vehicle, he believes the outcome would have been much worse, reports NBC2 News. Read More »

Texas’ pet friendly destinations

(Feb. 16, 2012) -- writes that it's now even easier to travel with your furry family members thanks to a large offering of dog-friendly hotels, restaurants, attractions, events and campgrounds across Texas. Read More »