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.

Giant Yogi Bear statue.
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A water play park and lazy river are coming to the Jellystone Park at Tower Park by next summer

Launched in 1969, the Jellystone Park™ system is the second largest chain of campgrounds in the United States, with sites in both the U.S. and Canada. 

A Kustom Koach trailer
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: Solving the “Big K” Kustom Koach Mystery

Recently we came across another big “K” unit, which we now understand is a Kustom Koach, proudly made in Canada.

Picture of Triple E RV motorhome.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: 1979 Triple E Micmac III Dodge motorhome gives this couple the “Freedom to Explore”

Exploring the beautiful backcountry of B.C. is fun and easier in a vintage RV 

A line-up of Leisure Travel Vans, set against a backdrop of mountains.
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Leisure Travel Vans receives prestigious RVDA DSI Award

Leisure Travel Vans is a division of Triple E Recreational Vehicles. 

A vintage Tee Pee trailer, spotted in Creston, B.C.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: 1960’s Tee Pee (?) Travel Trailer by Watson Industries of Claresholm, Alberta

Here's another colourful vintage RV story about one of the many Canadian companies that dabbled in the RV business over the last number of decades.

Overhead view of St. Eugene RV Park.
RVwest Insider

Top 10 highlights from KOA’s annual conference

The annual KOA International Convention was recently held in Phoenix, Arizona. 

A Bendix motorhome.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: 1970’s Bendix Lifetime Motorhome

Forgotten and languishing in a parking lot, we believe this old motorhome is a Bendix Lifetime. 

People at an RV show, looking at motorhomes
RV News

Ten reasons why you should attend the Edmonton and Calgary RV Expos

Make sure you don't miss these Alberta RV shows and sales.

Jason Bell, surrounded by family, was awarded the Walter Paseska Memorial Canadian RV Dealer of the Year Award.
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Jason Bell wins the prestigious 2017 Canadian RV Dealer of the Year Award

Chemo RV Sales and Service, owned by Bell, has locations in both Quesnel & 150 Mile House, British Columbia, and is a family-owned and operated RV dealership. 

A large tan and brown motorhome parked on a leafy street,
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: Travco Motorhome (1980’s?) — “The King of the Industry”

The Dodge Travco was king of the industry for two decades, before Winnebago came on the market. 

A Phoenix by Cobra motorhome.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: 1992 Phoenix by Cobra Motorhome

These motorhomes were built with the vacationing family in mind. 

Aerial view of park.
RVwest Insider

South Okanagan National Park Reserve moves closer to reality

The Wilderness Committee is celebrating the news that several key levels of government are now cooperating towards the designation of a new national park in the south Okanagan Similkameen region of BC.

One Under Golf Club
RV Golfer

Welcome to One Under Urban Golf Club

This virtual reality indoor golf course sets a new standard for the game.

An aerial view of the Shadow Creek RV Resort and Marina.
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RV Resort and Marina for sale

The Shadow Creek RV Resort and Marina is an idyllic piece of heaven, located on the shores of a prime fishing lake in Alberta. 

A vintage Boler on the beach, owned by Phil & Debbie Budiselich.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: 1973 Boler on the beach

The Boler was produced from 1968 to 1988, and 2018 is the 50th Anniversary of the little egg-shell trailers.

A Pace Arrow motorhome.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: This 1978 “free” Pace Arrow motorhome comes with a colourful story

The Pace Arrow motorhome was once considered the 'cadillac' of recreational vehicles.