Last week the Florida RV Super Show received a warm reception, as more than 50,000 consumers flocked to Tampa to check out the new 2013 recreational vehicle models. Investor’s Business Daily reports this favorable response fits in with the overall rosy outlook for the RV industry, where demand has bounced back after taking a hit…

Findings from a new study by the US Forest Service are the latest contribution to a growing body of evidence indicating exposure to the natural environment may have a positive impact on health. The 18-year analysis of data from 1,296 counties suggests that Americans living in areas with a tree deficit are more likely to…

The CEOs of two of the country’s largest camping organizations will be appearing on TV, one with his own series and the other appearing undercover at some of his campgrounds in a single episode. Stay tuned. Marcus Lemonis, CEO of Good Sam Enterprises and Camping World, will star in The Big Fix, a CNBC show…

In reviewing the RV industry in Canada during the past year, several trends are apparent. CNW Canada Newswire provides a summary of some of the top ones, including strong RV sales, an increase in the popularity of camping and a change in ownership. Rather than the populace of RV owners being dominated by senior citizens,…

Although the limited storage capacity of an RV can present challenges, space can be maximized through the use of inexpensive storage containers and creativity. Best of the Road offers excellent tips to guide campers in this area. Stackable storage units with lids can organize your belongings and prevent them from ending up in a chaotic…

KOA has helped sponsor the journey of the magnificent tree that is currently gracing the US Capitol Building in Washington. Because of KOA’s CEO Jim Rogers’ partnership with public and private outdoor coalitions, this year the camping club helped facilitate the 3,000-mile transit of the tree from Colorado to the lawn of the capitol, where…

Winter camping can present more challenges and require more preparation than camping during other seasons; however, the beauty and peace of a snowy wonderland can make it worth the extra effort needed. As more potential hazards are inherent in it, campers should be as safety conscious as possible. Absolutely don’t go alone. Get several buddies…

When considering what to give a camper for Christmas, the possibilities can generally fall into two categories: those that are necessities and those that are niceties. The main thing to remember is simply to choose the gift according to the needs or preferences of the recipient. The practical gifts may not seem very exciting, but…

Have the campers on your Christmas list mentioned what gifts they would like to receive this year? If not, Jenneth Orantia at Digital Life provides recommendations for apps that can be useful. Topping the list is the SAS Survival Guide, which combines text from John Wiseman’s survival book with interactive features. As you never know…

Pedata RV Center provides recommendations in regard to vehicle stability, which is the ability of the driver to stop, swerve or turn at a moment’s notice. RV shocks and struts are essential for this function because they respond to obstacles and vehicle movements that motorhomes encounter. When these structures are worn they can cause dips,…