Stories

A Scamper travel trailer.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV—Trailing the Story of the Scamper Travel Trailer

The story of PreBuilt Industries and the Scamper travel trailer starts way back in 1944 in Lethbridge, Alberta. 

A shiny Airstream trailer.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV—1970’s (?) Airstream Travel Trailer: Part 2

Still in production, the iconic Airstream trailer has proven to be a resilient brand, with the first trailer produced in the late 1920's. 

California boasts some magical autumn scenery.
RVwest Insider

Camp-California.com highlights some of the best places to see fall colour

Some of the best places to enjoy fall's majesty and colour in the Eastern Sierra and Owens Valley, along with great campgrounds to use as base camps.

Graphic logo for the BC Fire Relief Fundraising effort by the Adventurer Group.
RVwest Insider

RV dealerships exceed goal for BC fire relief efforts by fundraising $580,011 in four weeks

The Adventurer Group will continue to raise funds through their original deadline of September 30.

Close-up of Jensen audio equipment.
RVwest Insider

ASA Electronics® unveils two-way speaker for RV market

ASA Electronics has been designing and manufacturing mobile electronic products for the marine, RV, powersports, agricultural, construction, commercial vehicle, and bus industries since 1977.

Picture of shiny silver Airstream trailer.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV—1970’s (?) Airstream travel trailer

These distinctive, shiny silver classic trailers have a dedicated, almost cult-like following.

RV enthusiasts at the 2017 RVwest Rally.
RVwest Insider

RVwest Rally raised over $17,000 in support of STARS over last 13 years

The Rally has ran for twelve of the last thirteen years and the 2017 event brings the popular event to a successful conclusion.

A trailer with a 'K' logo on the front.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: The “Big K” Travel Trailer Mystery

Welcome back to our popular vintage RV column—after taking a few weeks break, we're back with a vintage RV mystery of sorts.

Flying Flags RV Resort & Campground.
RVwest Insider

Flying Flags RV Resort creates a private “resort within a resort” with $8 million expansion

Flying Flags RV Resort is close to completing an $8 million renovation that will include something new for a California campground — a private, gated resort within the campground. 

View of quaint lakeside cabin, with sunset.
RVwest Insider

Parks Canada pick new advertising agency for new 2018 campaign

Parks Canada is the government agency charged with the operation and preservation of 38 national parks, 171 national historic sites, three marine conservation areas and one national landmark.

Overview of The Cradle.
RVwest Insider

Canadian snowbirder alert: Pinehurst to open The Cradle, its new 9-hole short course

Widely known as the cradle of American golf, Pinehurst has hosted more single golf championships than any other site in America. 

Although there can be several contributing causes, the main problem centres on the degree of sway control being delivered - or not - by the hitch.
Wayne Stetski (left) at Glacier National Park.
RVwest Insider

Stetski calls on Liberals to reject plan to sell off Parks Canada assets

MP Wayne Stetski slammed the Liberal government for a plan that would see the selloff of up to $8.3 billion worth of Parks Canada infrastructure. 

Graphic for the fire relief effort.
RVwest Insider

RV dealerships pledge to raise $500,000 to support relief efforts in British Columbia

Canada’s largest RV dealer group has banded together to aid the displaced residents and communities that have been impacted by this record-breaking tragedy.

An RV campground in Arizona.
RVwest Insider

Northern Arizona campgrounds report strong summer business and expect it to continue into fall

Some campgrounds have seen double digit increases in occupancies, which park operators attribute to a variety of factors. 
by Jeff Crider
Picture of cabin with sandstone mountains in background.
RVwest Insider

Lots of fall & winter activities for snowbirds and RV enthusiasts in Southern Arizona

Many are using GoCampingInArizona.com to identify the RV parks they can use as base camps while attending festivals and other special events from Tucson to Tombstone. 
by Jeff Crider