Day: February 28, 2018

(Feb. 28, 2018) — Members of FMCA, a Cincinnati-based organization for RV owners, will head to Georgia in mid-March for a four-day event focusing on various aspects of their favorite form of travel.

(Feb. 28, 2018) — The Quinault Rainforest is an often overlooked part of Olympic National Park in Washington. Even though this temperate rainforest is just off Highway 101, many visitors pass it by to see the beaches along the coast, and more famous Hoh Rainforest near Forks. This simply means less crowds in the Quinault, making it a more quiet, tranquil place to camp.

(Feb. 28, 2018) — I have spent a good winter in San Diego. After living full time in my rig for over a year I, rented a studio and moved in, late in November. I have enjoyed being in a sticks and bricks home again.

(Feb. 28, 2018) — Thetford Corporation’s new Tank Blaster™ uses the power of enzymes to “blast the crud” and leave behind clean tank walls and sensors.

(Feb. 28, 2018) — Similar to IOTA’s current IQ4 Smart Charge Controller, these new IQ smart-charging options interface with existing IOTA DLS chargers to allow the charger to automatically adjust voltage and current for optimal charging of the connected battery.

(Feb. 28, 2018) — Frank Hugelmeyer, president of the RVIA, adds, “As we move forward, dealer input, participation and support are vital to our success. With that goal in mind, RVIA’s Tradeshow and Events Committee is announcing the creation of an advisory group that will include dealers and other industry partners to help shape and direct this new industry platform.

(Feb. 28, 2018) — The National Park Service (NPS) today announced 330,882,751 recreation visits in 2017 – almost identical to the record-setting 330,971,689 recreation visits in 2016. While numbers were steady, visitors actually spent more time in parks during their 2017 visits compared to 2016.

(Feb. 28, 2018) — A new narrative-style podcast is launching that will feature over 400 of America’s National Park Service units, telling the stories behind our nation’s treasures.

(Feb. 28, 2018) — The National Park Service is now accepting applications for $4 million in grants to support the preservation of buildings on the campuses of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) that are listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

(Feb. 28, 2018) — More travelers than ever before are deciding that tourism can and should be about making a difference in the world. Not only is it a way of taking a much needed break from the hustle and bustle of everyday city life, but travel can also be part of a broader push to get back to nature, unplug from the digital world, and commit to sustainable living.

(Feb. 28, 2018) — The 2018 camping season is still over a month away, but the Grand River Parks camping reservation system will be open for reservations online and over the phone starting today, March 1.

(Feb. 28, 2018) — Marcus Lemonis, chairman and chief executive officer, stated, “We had a very strong fourth quarter and fiscal year and are pleased with the continued performance of our business and underlying trends in the RV market. Demand for towable and smaller recreational vehicles remained strong throughout 2017, and we made the strategic decision to carry a little more inventory in order to drive volumes and gain market share in the final months of the year.”

(Feb. 28, 2018) — Joshua Tree National Park, a place of otherworldly rock formations, unique plants and iridescent wildflowers, smashed yet another attendance record last year in luring twice as many tourists as visited just four years earlier.

(Feb. 28, 2018) — The American Campground RV Park changed owners in the summer of 2016. The new owner was informed by American Fork City that the campground was not in compliance with ordinances prohibiting long-term tenancy. As a result, many people who have lived in the area for years will be forced to relocate.

(Feb. 28, 2018) — Beginning March 1, you’ll need a reservation for Watchman and South campgrounds. Previously, these campgrounds were reservation-only during the park’s peak season from March through October.

(Feb. 28, 2018) — The city is exploring steps to vacate Kiwanis Park due to safety hazards and possibly putting an RV park in its place, although aldermen and Kiwanis Park supporters want public input to be the main driver in making the decision.

(Feb. 28, 2018) — Dog poop, noisy parties and dirty outhouses are among some of the worst things about camping in Kananaskis and southern Alberta, according to campground reviews obtained by CBC News.

(Feb. 28, 2018) — Airstream is going to invest $40 million and open a new plant in Jackson Center, Ohio, hiring 300 workers to try to meet growing demand, CEO Bob Wheeler told CNBC Monday.

(Feb. 28, 2018) — In my most recent post I promised an upcoming article about a DIY inverter installation. I haven’t gotten around to that yet and I apologize to everyone who has been breathlessly waiting for it… both of you!

(Feb. 28, 2018) — The 43rd Annual Eastern Iowa Sportshow, Powered by Ford, will be held March 9-11 at the UNI-Dome. Fishing, vacation and hunting opportunities and outdoor recreation products will fill the UNI-Dome floor with the cure for spring fever.


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