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A Seasonal Site Can be Just What You Need

So you’re thinking about joining the pool of seasonal campers. If you’re still part of the working world, seasonal camping can be a great way to quickly get away to unwind for several weekends throughout the summer. And for retirees, it can be your season-long home after spending winters in a warmer southern climate. But before taking the leap, here are some things you may want to consider before making your decision. Figure out what type of campground is best for you. Are you looking for a family oriented park that caters to young parents with kids, or would you…

Cabin Rentals Rising in Popularity

In response to customer demand, more and more campgrounds are adding cabins to their overnight accommodations. Campground cabin rentals can best be described as something between tent camping and staying at a hotel. However there is one huge benefit to vacationers who choose a campground cabin as opposed to a private cabin or hotel room. Staying at a campground allows them access to all the exciting amenities the campground has to offer – from swimming pools and fishing ponds, to game rooms, planned activities, and more! Best of all, you’ll find cabins come in all shapes and sizes to fit…

Camping Provides an Escape from Uncertainty

There has never been a better time to be a camper! To say that the last year has been challenging would be a huge understatement. Restrictions on entertainment options, interruptions in employment, and concerns over personal safety have had a major effect on our lives. But for many, camping has provided much-needed relief in otherwise troubling times. A survey of recent campers offered the following comments: When outdoor recreation is deemed healthier than staying indoors, it’s hard to think of a better alternative than a camping vacation – whether it’s for all summer, a week, or just a weekend getaway….

Can Owning an RV Save Money?

A new study has found that RV vacations cost much less than other types of vacation travel, even when factoring in fuel prices and the cost of RV ownership. According to the study, commissioned by Go RVing and the RV Industry Association, there are cost savings of 21-64% for a four-person travel party, while a two-person travel party saves 8-53%, depending on factors such as the type of RV and type of vacation. “The study reaffirms that RVs are a great way to save on family travel, and it’s equally important to remember that RV ownership provides benefits that go…

Getting Started in Camping

Getting Started in Camping Are you a NEWBIE to camping? Or maybe you went camping as a kid, and are interested in getting back into it. There is no better time than the present to enjoy the world of camping – especially if you have young children. Studies show that half of all current campers experienced their first camping trip before they reached the age of seven. Introducing kids to camping at a younger age is vital to their enjoyment of the activity throughout life. Why take up camping? If you have young children, they’ll be motivated to try it…

Learn About the Different Types of RVs

Original Content from Go RVing. Used with permission. TOWABLE RVS Towable RVs mount on or are towed by another vehicle to be moved from place to place. Designed to be more lightweight than ever, even family sedans can tow RVs. Towable RVs must be mounted on or towed by a motorized vehicle to be moved from place to place. Some towables are small and light enough to be towed by the family car, while others require an SUV or pickup truck. Always verify your vehicle’s towing capability and allow for the added weight of personal belongings loaded on board. Conventional…

Outdoors: Where It’s At

From the shores of its Great Lake to its Appalachian foothills, every corner of Ohio is filled with unique attractions, events, and activities for families to enjoy. Lake Erie offers countless ways to recreate, from fishing and boating, to island hopping and beach lounging. The Northeast region is noted for world-class museums, wineries, and the world’s largest Amish settlement. Spread throughout the flat farmland of the northwest are several prominent historical sites, and a record-setting amusement park. Central Ohio is highlighted by the capitol city of Columbus, with its many shopping, dining, and entertainment venues. The rugged terrain of the…

Revisit History at the RV Hall of Fame

The history of RV travel is on display at the Recreational Vehicle/Manufactured Home Hall of Fame, located a short drive away in Elkhart, Indiana. This 100,000 square foot museum educates and entertains visitors with historical RVs and artifacts from all the top names in the industry. RVs dating back 100 years are on display, including a 1913 Earl Travel Trailer – the oldest known to still exist. You’ll see everything from the oldest Winnebago to the smallest Airstream ever built. Follow a timeline of key events in RV development, such as the introduction of the first microwave oven and indoor…