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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.

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
RVwest Insider

2018 Ontario’s Choice Award Winners Announced

Attractions Ontario is a non-profit association, dedicated solely to optimizing attendance for its member attractions.

Valley of Fire State Park in Overton, Nevada.
RVwest Insider

Nevada’s Top Five Fall 2018 Experiences

Nevada’s natural wonders and eclectic culture further its “Don’t Fence Me In” attitude this fall. 

Golfer trying to hit ball in the midst of a field of rocks.
RV Golfer

Why the new 2019 golf rules are a welcome blessing for recreational golfers

The new simpler rules for golf come into effect January 1, 2019 and will speed up play and make the game more enjoyable for the recreational golfer

This circa 1950s Spartan Mansion trailer comes from a distinguished pedigree.
Vintage RV

The “Best of” Vintage RV: 2018

We are pleased to re-post the “most liked” of the vintage motorhomes and trailers we have posted during the first 6 months of 2018. 

The Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage, California.
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Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa voted Top 10 ‘Best casino outside of Las Vegas’ in USA Today

The Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa ranked number 9 in USA Today's Readers' Choice Travel Awards poll. 

This Chinook Sportsman Class C (Class B+) motorhome was spotted in a backyard in Nelson, BC.
Vintage RV

The “Best of” Vintage RV: 2018

We are pleased to re-post the “most liked” of the vintage motorhomes and trailers we have posted during the first 6 months of 2018. 

An Avion truck camper.
Vintage RV

The “Best of” Vintage RV: 2018

We are pleased to re-post the “most liked” of the vintage motorhomes and trailers we have posted during the first 6 months of 2018. 

This sample flight includes (left to right) stout, red ale, IPA and a wheat beer, but drink these right to left.
RV Cuisine

Beer-flight planning: Which is your favourite style of beer?

How to plan a beer flight without leaving the ground. 

From left to right: Todd Woelfer, Senior Vice President Thor Industries; Carolin Hachenberg, Member of the Supervisory Board EHG; Robert Martin, CEO, Thor Industries;  Gerda Hymer, Christian Hymer, Member of the Supervisory Board EHG.
RVwest Insider

Erwin Hymer Group and Thor Industries create leading global manufacturer for recreational vehicles

Thor Industries to acquire Erwin Hymer Group and establish a leadership position in growing European market. 
Michelle Forbes, author of Viking Lullaby, reads her book to her son, Jack.
RV Reader

A Viking lullaby

Michelle Forbes, a Kimberley, B.C., business owner, event organizer and now author, has written a children’s book called Viking Lullaby

A Class B van conversion.
Vintage RV

The “Best of” Vintage RV: 2018

We are pleased to re-post the “most liked” of the vintage motorhomes and trailers we have posted during the first 6 months of 2018. 

Picture of bull statue with Forest Retreat RV Park sign in background.
RVwest Insider

Campgrounds and RV Parks across Texas are being used as base camps for fall activities

There are more than 350 campgrounds in Texas, so it's never hard to find comfortable accommodation while on an adventure. 

A Bigfoot trailer.
Vintage RV

The “Best of” Vintage RV: 2018

We are pleased to re-post the “most liked” of the vintage motorhomes and trailers we have posted during the first 6 months of 2018. 

Martin Brandt, CEO of the Erwin Hymer Group.
RVwest Insider

Erwin Hymer Group goes China

The Erwin Hymer Group has launched a joint venture with the Chinese Lingyu Group for the production and sale of caravans and motorhomes. 

The establishment of a joint venture with the Chinese manufacturer Loncen was announced at the Caravan Salon in Düsseldorf.
RVwest Insider

Success story and milestones: the Erwin Hymer Group at the 2018 Caravan Salon in Düsseldorf

The 2018 Caravan Salon in Düsseldorf, Germany is the world’s largest trade fair for motorhomes and caravans. 

Interior of trailer, showing seating.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: Classy 1963 Travel Trailer

The provenance of this classy little unit is unknown - maybe one of our eagle-eyed readers can shed some light on the origins of this trailer?