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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.

The 2019 edition of the Camp California! RV guide.
RVwest Insider

The 2019 edition of “Camp-California! The camper’s guide to California” is out

In addition to highlighting California’s “quaint, quirky and downright adorable small towns,” the free guide features unique road trip ideas for both California and parts of Nevada. 

Modular accommodations.
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Pop-up hotels, sort of like RVing without the wheels – Accor Hotels brings the room to you

Accor Hotels is now offering a service that will literally bring the hotel room to you - an endeavor they are calling the Flying Nest.

The concept plan for the proposed Johnson Way RV Park in the Johnson Heights neighbourhood.
RVwest Insider

New Johnson Way RV Park in Revelstoke Looking For Approval

The proposed development would include RV spots, cabins, as well as combined two-storey storage/suite units.

A vintage Winnebago Chieftain motorhome.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: 1984 (?) Winnebago Chieftain Motorhome

There are very few RV iconic brands that have the name power and legacy associated with Winnebago. 

Overview of Desert Mountain Golf Club, showing the golf course and surrounding landscape.
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Attention Snowbirders: Desert Mountain Club to Unveil No 7. at Desert Mountain Golf Course

The No. 7 at Desert Mountain course and clubhouse is slated to open this spring, enhancing the exciting golf lifestyle experience in Arizona's high desert.

Artist's rending of the proposed elevated tree walk.
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Sea to Sky Gondola proposes new summit infrastructure - an elevated tree walk experience

Iconic architecture, accessibility, and year-round attraction of world-class structure would continue to elevate Squamish as a must-visit tourist destination

Picture of a Chevy truck and trailer.
RVwest Insider

ASA Electronics® brings “Smart Trailering” to 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD

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

Perfectly cooked steak is now accessible to everyone, just finish with a quick pan sear.
RV Cuisine

Sous vide makes a perfect steak

An absolutely perfectly cooked steak is within reach of anyone with a Bluetooth-enabled cooking wand and an app-enabled mobile phone.

The cover of the 2019 Alaska RV & Camping Guide.
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The 2019 Alaska RV & Camping guide is now available

The redesigned guide features listings of 47 campgrounds and RV parks in nine different regions of Alaska. 

overview of Hole 18 with the clubhouse in the background
RV Golfer

The Arizona National Golf Course is a first-rate course

This challenging golf course should be put on your bucket list.

A 1970's Shamrock travel trailer.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: 1970’s (?) Little Shamrock Canadian-made travel trailer

This 1970's Little Shamrock travel trailer is another mystery RV unit. 

Video still from Parks Canada website, showing covered bridge and forest.
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Parks Canada is currently engaging Canadians in a conversation about user fees

The revenue Parks Canada collects from fees is reinvested locally, helping to ensure that visitors continue to enjoy world-class experiences at some of Canada's most iconic destinations.

Thor Industries sign.
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Thor and Erwin Hymer Group announce closing of acquisition

Combination creates the global leader in the recreational vehicle market. 

Artist performing live music.
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Amplify BC shines a light on live music

Amplify BC’s Live Music program provides support for the growth of B.C.’s live music sector, such as venue upgrades, infrastructure, marketing, training and new jobs.

A vintage 1970's Sprinter motorhome.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: 1970’s (?) Sprinter Motorhome made in Elkhart, Ind.

Do you have more information on this mystery early-vintage Sprinter motorhome?

Kamloops crew working in Cornwall Hills Park.
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Student Ranger Program accepting applications for 2019 season

The Student Ranger Program provides 48 young adults training and employment opportunities in B.C.’s parks and protected areas.