The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association reports that 35 million people in the U.S. engage in RV camping. Perhaps some of the advantages that attract devotees to this activity are the affordability and freedom as well as flexibility and wide-ranging options involved. Being able to come and go as you please is a big plus. Snowbirds…

Workampers are people who live in an RV while working in the camping industry or other areas like amusement parks or national monuments. In an interview with River Valley & Ozark, Steve Anderson, president of Workamper News Inc., shares some considerations about the lifestyle. Before taking the plunge to become a full-time RVer, make sure…

The pleasures associated with autumn may make it the most desirable time of year for a camping trip. As the stifling heat of summer is past, the weather can be ideal for hiking and outdoor activities. Since school has resumed the crowds have thinned out, making the experience more peaceful and quiet. Perhaps best of…

A family camping trip can be a rewarding, memorable experience; but it can also present challenges. GoFire.com provides the following considerations to help ensure the trip is safe and enjoyable for children. 1. Safety Considerations Select a campground and destination that is child-friendly. It can be difficult to watch a child every moment, so make…

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,…

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…

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,…

A recent trend in the RV industry is to use an Airstream trailer as an office for a business, instead of a brick and mortar office: reports Bloomberg Businessweek. For professionals in fields that permit location independence, this kind of office can be wherever they choose to park. Businesspeople who have discovered the advantages of…

Kampgrounds of America (KOA), the country’s largest camping franchise business, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this summer. This giant in the industry has expanded from a few campsites north of Yellowstone River to the current nationwide 458 franchises. What a success story! It all started in 1962, when Billings’ businessmen set up a campground in…

Blogger Brendan Leonard provides some of his picks for the most alluring state parks in the country for www.adventurejournal.com. These areas are well worth visiting, offering visitors diversity and a wealth of natural beauty. Chugach State Park, Alaska This is one of the largest parks in the nation, providing snowy peaks, grizzly bears and whales…