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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.

Picture of two park rangers interacting with a child.
RVwest Insider

Senior Park Ranger/Park Ranger requirements and information

Being a BC Parks ranger is a very rewarding experience, especially if you love being outdoors and having a positive impact on conservation and park visitor’s experiences.

Vintage Boler trailer parked in park with large, towering trees.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: Don’t miss the huge 50th Anniversary Boler celebration this summer in Winnipeg

The 50th anniversary of the iconic Boler trailer will be held at the Red River Exhibition Park in Winnipeg, Manitoba, from August 15 to 19th, 2018. 

Cover of the 2018 Tennessee RV Camping Guide.
RVwest Insider

The 2018 Tennessee RV Camping Guide is now available

The 2018 Tennessee Camping Guide lists mostly privately-owned and operated campgrounds, RV parks and resorts, as well as several state parks.

On average, BC Parks receives 300 to 400 park-use permit applications each year.
RVwest Insider

BC Parks permit information to be posted online

The public notification and engagement policy, coming into effect on Jan. 30, 2018, will better inform the public about park-use permits and what permit applications are currently being reviewed.

Garibaldi Provincial Park.
RVwest Insider

Year-round reservations now required at Garibaldi Provincial Park

Year-round reservations are required for campsites at Garibaldi Lake, Taylor Meadows, Elfin Lake, Helm, Cheakamus Lake and Singing Creek campgrounds. 

An aerial view of a Myrtle Beach golf course.
RVwest Insider

Attention Canadian Snowbirds: Myrtle Beach Golf Trips offers a free round of golf

Golfers who request free vacation estimate receive a free round on beautiful Myrtle Beach area golf courses.

A Triple E motorhome spotted in Blairmore, Alberta.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: Early 1970’s Triple E Motorhome

There definitely seems to be a lot of these early Triple E motorhomes still around—a testimony to their quality construction. 

Trailer with Wheel Estate graphics/info on it.
RVwest Insider

Wheel Estate expands RV sharing service

Alberta couple who trailblazed peer-to-peer RV rentals in early 2017 expands offering across Canada

A Thor Industries Inc. motorhome.
RVwest Insider

Canadian Class A Motorhome sales up almost 40% in 2017

RV Business is reporting that Canadian Class A and Class C motorhome registrations continued to climb as overall sales showed a 38.2% gain for the first 11 months of 2017.

Picture of the Stella Mare RV Resort in Galveston, Texas.
RVwest Insider

Stella Mare RV Resort becomes a top-rated RV destination within first twelve months

Stella Mare RV Resort, located on the coast of Galveston, Texas, was recently recognized in 2017 as one of the Top 10 RV Parks in America by the acclaimed “Drivin’ and Vibin’ RV resort reviewers. 

An Aquarius motorhome, spotted in Crowsnest Pass.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: 1970’s Aquarius Class C Motorhome

The Aquarius Class C Motorhome was evidently built in Lethbridge by the Wickes Corporation.

A Citation Supreme camper.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: Mini-Truck Citation Supreme Camper

This cute, compact mini-truck camper caught our eye last spring—it's called the Citation Supreme and this one is mounted on a Nissan mini-truck. 

collage image with various RVs and campers shown
RV News

RVwest’s 10 most-read stories of 2017

Check out some of the most popular articles we published last year.

A picture of a Vanguard motorhome.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: Roadside Relic—1980’s Vanguard Class A Motorhome

Better known for its lineup of travel trailers and campers, Vanguard also dabbled in the production of Class A motorhomes.

Picture of all-new Hymer Loft Edition
RVwest Insider

Erwin Hymer Group North America, Inc. introduces new Hymer Loft edition at RVIA show in Louisville

The all new Hymer Loft Edition allows sleeping for up to 6 which is a total game changer for families looking to get into a Class B Motorhome.

Picture of Lit-L-Mate trailer
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: 1970’s Lit-l-Mate by Trav-L-Mate Industries of Penticton

Penticton’s former Trav-L-Mate Industries had an eventful and colourful history in the raucous world of RV manufacturing back in the 1970’s and 1980’s.