Stories

These articles cover a range of topics in the RV world. Read about vintage campers, RV-related contests, culinary recipes, important news and tips and tricks to make your camping experience even better.

Picture of people on a beach at Marine Park, with logo of company in upper right corner.
RVwest Insider

Marine Park to become Canada’s sixth Jellystone Park Camp-Resort

The owners of Marine Park in Newfoundland will be transforming their 450-site campground into Canada’s sixth Jellystone Park Camp-Resort.

by Jeff Crider
An Okanagan camper van.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: 1990’s Okanagan Camper Van

Though the factory was wrapped in 2008, the legacy of the Okanagan camper van and other Okanagan units are still a common site primarily across western Canada.

A campground in Arizona, with mountain in background and large RV parked in camping spot.
RVwest Insider

KOA campgrounds across Northern Arizona anticipate a busy summer season

Winter stays and forward reservations are up at KOA campgrounds in northern Arizona, which bodes well for the 2018 camping season.

by Jeff Crider
An aerial view of the Cava Robles RV Resort in Paso Robles, CA.
RVwest Insider

Cava Robles Luxury RV Resort names local management team

Cava Robles, a Signature Sun RV Resort and cottage project under development in Paso Robles, California, has chosen two local hospitality professionals to guide day-to-day resort operations.

Stephane Cordeille.
RVwest Insider

Shakeup at Thetford Corporation, as president leaves and new CEO Stephane Cordeille steps in

Cordeille will assume all day-to-day responsibilities previously held by Thetford President Kevin Phillips, who has left the organization to pursue other opportunities.

The third hole of the Mountain Course at Ventana Canyon in Tucson, Arizona, is surrounded by saguaro cacti and a desert landscape.
RV Golfer

How to play a new golf course

Avoid intimidation on a new course by warming up, taking your time and studying the lay of the land. 

The best-selling Rustler Travelaire trailer is still a common sight on the road.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: 1980’s Rustler Travel Trailer and the history of Travelaire

There are still lots of Travelaires, and more specifically, Rustler models on the road these days.

Canadian RV and Camping Week takes place on May 22 to 27, 2018 and, at the same time, raises funds for Make-A-Wish Canada.
RVwest Insider

Mark the dates for the 2018 Camping Week!

Select campgrounds and dealerships across Canada will help raise funds for Make-A-Wish® Canada and offer special discounts in support of Canadian RVing and Camping Week.

An inside view of the Arizona Golf Exchange with rows and rows of golf clubs and bags
RV Golfer

The Arizona Golf Exchange

The Golf Exchange is advertised as a “used golf center,” but the store is a candy store for golfers wanting high-end or quality clubs.

Assiniboine Lodge.
RVwest Insider

Backcountry reservations at Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park

Starting April 10th, visitors can reserve a spot at Og and Magog Lake campgrounds through BC Parks’ Discover Camping Reservation Service.

Reese M5 Fifth Wheel
RV Tips and Tricks

Hitches 101

Both fifth wheel hitches and trailering hitches do the job they were designed to do. 

Picture of Airstream trailer converted into an ice house.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: Only in Minnesota—27’ Airstream ice house rental

You have to check out this 27' Airstream trailer “ice house” rental opportunity on Lake Minnetonka. 

People in a farmer's field, picking vegetables.
RVwest Insider

Snowbirds in Yuma savour the region’s agricultural history with produce and farm tours

Specialty “Farm to Feast” tours and other gourmet events are scheduled throughout February and March. 

The camper will be printed at Create Café on a custom ErectorBot 3D Printer nicknamed Printron.
RVwest Insider

The world’s first 3D-printed camper will be printed in Saskatoon

Named 'The Wave', the camper designed by Wave of the Future 3D will be printed in one piece, will be 13’ in size, weigh 600 lbs and have a 100-year life expectancy. 

An aerial view of Cava Robles luxury RV resort in California.
RVwest Insider

Cava Robles Luxury RV Resort readies for May opening

Construction crews pouncing on good weather; advance reservations point to big consumer interest. 

The BMO Centre in Calgary's Stampede Park was full to overflowing with RVs and RVers during the 2018 Expo & Sale.
RV News

Calgary RV Expo 2018: A recap

Full-time, part-time and occasional RVers found inspirations galore at the 2018 Calgary RV Expo & Sale.