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.

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? 

Group of people sitting outside in front of motorhome.
RVwest Insider

EHG study on “Caravanning Cultures”: how Europe camps

The Erwin Hymer Group (EHG) wanted to find out precisely: What are the similarities and differences between the caravanning cultures across Europe’s camping nations? 

A family poses together with a Yogi Bear mascot.
RVwest Insider

Year-to-date revenues are up 15.5 per cent at Jellystone Parks across the U.S and Canada

The Jellystone Park system is the second largest chain of campgrounds in the United States, boasting more than 80 campgrounds in 31 states and six Canadian provinces. 

Campers at a campground in BC.
RVwest Insider

2018 Fall Camping Appreciation Weekend - September 7-9, 2018

Camping is an affordable family activity that promotes a sense of community, creates lifelong memories and encourages Canadians and international visitors to discover Canada's rich landscape and engage with nature.

Truck graphic with Cummins logo on side of truck.
RVwest Insider

Cummins Canada launches an online store

The new online store features a team of parts experts, speaking English and French, to provide live chat assistance and an optimized mobile site. 

Picture of trailer, with red stripes and damage on back end.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: 1968 20th Century Travel Trailer

Anyone out there that might shed some more light on the 20th Century/Glendale/Citation connection to this little 'fix-er-upper?'

Hole No. 6 at Royal York Golf Course.
RV Golfer

Golfing Royal York Golf Course

Since its inception, the Royal York has always been a family business. Although many golf courses take the corporate path to success, the Royal York has resisted that approach. 

A view of Mabel Lake Resort's golfing green.
RV Golfer

Golfing at Mabel Lake Resort

Mabel Lake is more than just a golf course, being a resort that also features a 260 boat marina, general store, beach cafe and 90 fully serviced RV sites.