Day: April 27, 2018

(April 27, 2018) — The U.S. economy slowed in the first quarter as consumer spending grew at its weakest pace in nearly five years, but a surge in wages amid tightening labor market conditions and lower tax rates suggested the setback is likely temporary.

(April 27, 2018) — Exiting most of the car business comes as the U.S. market continues a dramatic shift toward trucks and SUVs. Ford could also exit or restructure low-performing areas of its business, executives said.

(April 27, 2018) — U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has announced that visitor spending in communities near national parks in 2017 resulted in a $35.8 billion benefit to the nation’s economy and supported 306,000 jobs

Members of FMCA, an international association for RV owners, have a fun surprise waiting for them in their mailboxes and inboxes this month. The association’s monthly publication, which first rolled off the presses in 1964 — shortly after the RV owners group was founded — has a new title and a fresh new look. Family …

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(April 27, 2018) — Campgrounds located in the Quemado Lake Recreation Area will reopen on May 1, 2018 including – Piñon, Juniper and the El Caso I-III Campgrounds.

(April 27, 2018) — The Planning Board on April 18 approved renovations at Sandy Pines Campground, including an expanded main entrance and driveway, additions to the glam tent area, and construction of a new bathhouse near the regular tenting sites.

(April 27, 2018) — Jamie Godwin began telling me her story at a party by a campfire on a bluff looking out over Shoal Creek in St. Florian, Alabama, near Muscle Shoals.

(April 27, 2018) — Whether you want to glamp on a cliff above the ocean or sleep in a tent deep in the forest, camping season is upon us. But one of the hardest parts of camping—wherever you like to be—is finding that perfect campground. Love campers and trailers? Come join our new community group.

(April 27, 2018) — Officials with the U.S. Forest Service and even one Lincoln County commissioner have encountered unattended camp fires, and they admitted recently the prospect of embers dispersing and causing a major wildfire scares them.

(April 27, 2018) — There is a lot of work getting done out there to get roads and campgrounds open and there may be a few other updates coming in in the next day.

(April 27, 2018) — The past will, once again, be rolling onto Jekyll Island this weekend. The Southern Vintage Trailer show will commandeer the area’s campground, setting up dozens of vehicles that represent various eras, spanning from the 1940s to the 1970s.

(April 27, 2018) — If you buy a house next to an airport, you’ve got a house next to an airport, Wiscasset Airport Advisory Committee member Ervin Deck recalled a Massachusetts man saying once about an airport there.

(April 27, 2018) — County of Wetaskiwin council awarded two campground operation contracts during their regular meeting Apr. 3.

(April 27, 2018) — Living in Colorado poses a problem to picking the perfect camping location: there are just so many great places to adventure. With so many places, just where should you take the time out to wander the outdoors?

(April 27, 2018) — Up early, and our Verizon cellular internet ran out and I’m not going to renew it because we’re only six more days in the United States. If the price was reasonable, I would… but at $35 USD for 2 GB of data, they can keep it!

(April 27, 2018) — After 10+ years on the road, and nearly as long talking about heading north to Alaska, were are now finally on our way. No, we don’t have any detailed travel itinerary.

(April 27, 2017) — I know I’m dating myself, but as a kid I had a nifty device known as a View-Master, into which you put round cardboard disks that contained color images and when you looked through the viewfinder, you had a 3-D stereoscopic view.

(April 27, 2018) — This week we dig into the 2018 North American Camping Report, an exhaustive study done each year by researchers into every aspect of camping and RV use.

(April 27, 2018) — As our 2017/18 Snowbird travels draw to a close we’ve spent the last 2 weeks meandering up the Oregon Coast. The weather for April has turned unseasonably mild and sunny. We’ve taken full advantage touring the gorgeous coastline and even up into the rainforest.

(April 27, 2018) — Many people take their dogs with them when they hit the road in their RVs. More and more people are traveling with their kitty companions as well. Having your furry buddy with you during your travels gives your trip more of a family feel, reduces stress, and saves money from having to board or find a pet sitter.


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