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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.

Rincon Country RV Resort East.
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Tuscon’s two Rincon Country RV Resorts win the RV Resort industry’s highest awards

Rincon Country East and Rincon Country West have won the prestigious “Park of the Year” awards from the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds. 
Cover of the Arizona RV and Camping Guide.
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Arizona camping guide wins national award

For the second time in two years, the Arizona RV and Camping Guide won the State Directory of the Year Award from the National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds (ARVC). 

A vintage 1970's GMC motorhome, spotted parked in front of a local business.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV — 1970’s GMC Motorhome, once called a “halo” vehicle for GM

GMC's, like all vintage motorhomes and trailers, have their enthusiastic followers and raving fans.

Dan Merkowsky of RVDA of Alberta, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley.
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RVDA of Alberta urges input on Bighorn Country Proposal

The Recreational Vehicle Dealers Association of Alberta (RVDA of Alberta) would like your input on the proposed Bighorn Country land use proposal.

Jan Francke.
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Erwin Hymer Group: Jan Francke appointed to the management board in newly created role

The 48-year-old executive, who has international management experience, will occupy the newly created position of Chief Operations Officer (COO) at the company head office. 

Pívat Cigar Lounge at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa
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New luxury experience opens at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa

Cigar aficionados and those who aspire to become one have a new upscale smoking lounge with the opening of the Pívat Cigar Lounge at Agua Caliente Casino Resort

The Moto-Chalet, a pioneering RV built in Quebec.
Vintage RV

Unwrapping the incredible story of a Canadian RV pioneer — Albert J. Belanger and his Moto-Chalet

Turns out the Moto-Chalet story is one of the most incredible, yet largely unknown tale, of a true pioneer in the Canadian RV industry.

Hole No. 15 crossing over Fergus Creek.
RV Golfer

Winter Golf and the Short Game - Meridian Golf Course

The short game refers to any stroke under 100 yards to the center of the green.

Picture of a Land Ark RV unit.
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New high-end RV harkens to Mad Men era

Land Ark RVs are efficiently built as high-design homes, but sized like RVs to give you ultimate freedom of use

A worse-for-wear Golden Falcon travel trailer.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: The Golden Falcon Travel Trailer

The Golden Falcon Travel Trailer was proudly made in Canada, and remains an iconic RV among enthusiasts. 

Congratulations to Jim Gorrie and Kevin Betzold of GNR Camping World in Winnipeg, Manitoba on winning the 2018 RV Lifestyle Magazine Canadian RV Dealer of the Year Award at the RVDA of Canada's Annual Meeting.
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Jim Gorrie and Kevin Betzold jointly win the prestigious 2018 Canadian RV Dealer of the Year award

Both Jim and Kevin have been dedicated members of the RVDA for many years and have proven their commitment to the industry time and time again. 

Indonesia glamping with pool.
RV News

Unique Airbnb Glamping Experiences

All over the world, there are glamping sites popping up, offering luxurious and lush accommodations for those who want to connect wih nature in style

Summer Breeze RV Resort near Houston, Texas.
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Campgrounds and RV parks across Texas are being used as base camps for fall activities

Winter Texans are increasingly making use of TACO’s travel planning website, TexasCampgrounds.com, to plan their winter escapes.

A classic 1982 Airstream 310 turbo diesel motorhome, spotted fueling up at a local gas station.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: Classic & Rare 1982 Airstream 310 Turbo Diesel Motorhome

John and Carol Meyer have traveled all over the Pacific Northwest and beyond in their classic 1982 Airstream 310 turbo diesel motorhome. 

New sign at park - Tsutswecw.
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New name for provincial park a welcome change

Located between Adams Lake and Shuswap Lake, Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park was established in 1977 to conserve and protect the spawning beds used by various species of salmon.

Looking south from the Nature Conservancy of Canada's Kerr property in the Crowsnest Pass.
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Celebrating Jim Prentice’s conservation legacy

In honour of the late former premier Jim Prentice, the Government of Alberta is contributing to the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s efforts to protect a critical wildlife corridor in the Crowsnest Pass.