(Oct. 22, 2013) — New South Wales’ country towns are in prime position to tap into the economic and social potential of Australia’s fastest growing tourism sector, the recreational vehicle “wanderer,” writes The Land Newspaper.
(Oct. 22, 2013) — Adventurer LP is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 truck campers manufactured Oct. 2009 through March 2012 and equipped with a Fastec-brand door lock. It may be possible to remove the key from the lock in a way that potentially jams the deadbolt.
(Oct. 22, 2013) — On Monday, 42-year-old Ronald Dezego, Jr. was sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexually assaulting a woman at knifepoint in 2012 at the Carter’s Grove Campground in Williamsburg, reports the Virginia Gazette.
(Oct. 22, 2013) — RV City opens Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 8 a.m. in Lot E at EverBank Field in Jacksonville for the Nov. 2 game between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Florida Gators, reports First Coast News. The cost is $125 per space each day.
(Oct. 21, 2013) — The main event is Nov. 2 and 3. However, Nov. 1 is Dreamers Day where prospective workampers can receive foundational information about the workamping lifestyle. Nov. 4 is another bonus day during which six different training options will be offered ranging from RV maintenance training to learning how to build and run a small business from an RV.
(Oct. 21, 2013) — A sudden storm or other natural disaster can turn an enjoyable RV adventure into a nightmare. While you can’t control the weather, there are a couple of easy things you can do to make you and your RV ready for almost anything Mother Nature throws at you.
(Oct. 21, 2013) — The couple were discovered unresponsive by friends who went into their RV at the South Campground outside the track. Sheriff Jimmy Kilgore told Fox Sports that the couple’s RV had a broken exhaust pipe on its generator, which ran all night Friday.
(Oct. 18, 2013) — “We’re primarily looking for families, but can expand that to an unusual group of people who hang out together on the road,” said Donovan Jacobs, with Skip Films. “If you make money in weird ways, especially with that group of people, we definitely want to talk to you.”
(Oct. 18, 2013) — Melanie Kimmel and Lukas Leitner, tourists from Munich, Germany, were turned away at the gates of Yosemite and Death Valley because of the government shutdown. But they made it to Mesa Verde on Thursday, just as the park reopened, reports The Durango Herald.
(Oct. 17, 2013) — Residents of the trouble-plagued King George Mobile and RV Park in Surrey want the province to beef up its laws to better protect their homes, writes CBC.ca.
(Oct. 17, 2013) — The Daily News of Newburyport reports that dozens of canned hams are heading to the Salisbury Beach State Reservation this weekend for the third annual Hoot and Howl.
(Oct. 17, 2013) — Sarah Hudson, writing in Weekly Times Now, says Katy Holder, author of “Hungry Campers Cookbook,” puts an emphasis on fresh ingredients requiring minimal cooking equipment.
(Oct. 16, 2013) — Nevada correctional officers at two rural work camps will have the option of bringing their own housing to work under a proposal approved Tuesday by the state Board of Prison Commissioners, writes The Republic.
(Oct. 16, 2013) — Three Oregon State Police (OSP) officers were presented with the department’s “Holly V. Holcomb Award” Saturday in recognition of their response during a deadly confrontation at Silver Spur RV Park in Silverton earlier this year, reports the Albany Tribune.
(Oct. 16, 2013) — On Tuesday, the Lafayette City-Parish Council voted to approve a new regulation that bans travel trailers from being used as a residence for more than 180 days in any calendar year in unincorporated areas of the parish, reports The Advocate.
(Oct. 16, 2013) — Stephen Nielson had to be rescued by College Station firefighters from his motorhome at the Holiday RV Park when a big branch blocked the door, says KBTX. The falling tree branches caused some minor damage to his RV. But fortunately, he wasn’t hurt.
(Oct. 15, 2013) — “After three days, attendance is up 63.2 percent,” said Gaither. “The three-day total is 13,923, and the entire show last year drew 20,756, so we’re going to blow last year’s gate right out the door.”
(Oct. 15, 2013) — A B.C. couple arrested last week will remain in a North Dakota jail to face charges related to smuggling cash across the United States border in their camper – charges that could result in up to five years in prison, reports The Province.
(Oct. 15, 2013) — Combining ground beef with rice, an orange, some peppers, a few cans of soup, some mushrooms and a pinch of this and a dash of that, the mixture is placed inside a carved out pumpkin and baking in a bed of charcoal for one hour.
(Oct. 15, 2013) — Having acquired many of the accessories of American consumer life, such as iPhones, Nikes and Coach bags, upwardly mobile Chinese are increasingly setting their sights on the “fang che,” or house vehicle, as they are known in Mandarin, writes the New York Times.