Wednesday, May 17, 2006
Rhode Island State beaches to open for summer
Two exceptions are World War Two Memorial State Park in Woonsocket and the Burlington picnic area and campground in Charlestown. Those facilities will be open only on the weekends until June 17th. After that, they�ll be open daily until Labor Day.
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Tuesday, May 16, 2006
Utah Campground Closed Because of Plague
Plague also has been found this spring in rodent populations at Mesa Verde National Park and Colorado National Monument.
National Park Service officials said there never has been a reported human case of bubonic plague originating from the parks or national monuments. Full Story...
Monday, May 15, 2006
Blown Tire Sparks RV Fire
He looked across to the northbound lanes and saw a motor home with a blown right-front tire inching toward the shoulder, just north of the Busch Boulevard exit. Sparks spun from the rim. Flames engulfed the tire by the time the driver, Mac McLaughlin, stopped the motor home. Full Story...
The RVer's Guide to Internet Access on the Road eBook was just updated. Includes expanded info on Internet by Wi-Fi, Cellular and Satellite.
Monday, May 01, 2006
Campgrounds blame high gas prices for slump in business
The owners say it could have a negative effect on the local economy.
Fewer families are visiting the Tuckaleechee Campgrounds in Townsend, KY than this same time last year.
"We've had a lot of cancellations. The ones that would come like from Illinois, somewhere like that, right now we don't have them," campground manager Nadine Lindsey explained. Full Story...
Industry says "RV" overall puts good RVing in good light.
"The RV industry didn't make the movie, Hollywood did, so you're going to see over-the-top situations," said Phil Ingrassia, vice president of communications for the National RV Dealers Association in Fairfax, Va.
Sure, it reinforces some stereotypes about the people who drive RVs, "but when you clear all that away, you get some real good family bonding messages," he said. Full Story...
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