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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.

Artist rendering of Verde Ranch clubhouse.
RVwest Insider

New RV resorts are planned for Arizona in 2019

The new resorts will be located in Camp Verde, about 40 miles south of Sedona, and just north of Gila Bend.
by Jeff Crider
Lil Bigfoot travel trailer, sitting on lawn.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: 1990’s Lil Bigfoot (Boler-style) Trailer

The Lil Bigfoot travel trailer is almost a clone of the iconic Boler trailers - even upon close inspection, the differences are hard to spot. 

The Wibit, a floating yellow and green waterpark with trampolines, slides and other obstacles.
RVwest Insider

Jellystone Park at Mammoth Cave hopes to open 103 more campsites and 20 cabins by late April

The Cave City Jellystone Park location has received national attention and several awards in recent years.

by Jeff Crider
Family sitting at campfire in daytime, with fifth-wheel trailer in background.
RVwest Insider

14 questions & answers about towing a trailer over 4,600 kg

Thinking about getting a recreational trailer? Check out these common questions about towing before you do. 

Large group of festival goers at night, with lit-up Ferris wheel in background and large, colourful illuminated butterfly sculpture in foreground.
RVwest Insider

Shadow Hills RV Resort still has vacancy for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

The resort, which normally is sold out for Coachella by mid-January, offers RV and tent sites as well as vintage travel trailer, tipi and park model RV rentals. 
by Jeff Crider
A Winnebago Warrior motorhome parked on city street.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: 1990’s Micro-Mini Winnebago Warrior

Winnebago saw the Micro-Mini Winnebago Warrior motorhomes as an entry level unit for first time RVers. 

Voyager RV staff holding large cheques.
RVwest Insider

Voyager RV launches $100K fundraiser as part of 35th Anniversary

Voyager RV Centre has announced the launch of the Voyager Cares fundraising initiative, with the goal of raising $100,000 for local charities.

Carnival with ferris wheel, lit up at night.
RVwest Insider

RV Destination Discovery: May is for Marathon’s, Museums and Live Music in Costa Mesa

Costa Mesa has an abundance of fun, healthy and interactive ways to keep families entertained. 

Two women wearing sunglasses, T-shirts, shorts and sandals smile in front of a backdrop that includes a yellow canoe, a lake, distant mountains and cloudy skies.
RV Living

1 RV + 2 UK sisters + 4 Canadian provinces = international adventure

Lucy Dodsworth, UK travel blogger for On the Luce, RVed through Canada and chronicled her experiences

Kate McCallum and Adam Doolittle learned a lot as they made their way from Canada’s east coast to the west coast with their chocolate lab dog, Bella, and calico cat, Paris Frances.
RV Living

5 Helpful hints to know before you go RVing for the first time

Kate McCallum, RV blogger for Full Time Canada, dissects some important details full-time RVers should know before they set off on their adventure

Kate McCallum and Adam Doolittle brought their chocolate lab dog, Bella, and calico cat, Paris Frances, on their trip from the Atlantic to the Pacific.
RV Living

Full Time Canada cruises coast to coast

Kate McCallum, RV blogger for Full Time Canada, crossed the country while chronicling her exploits

A 1974 Clark Cortez motorhome.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: 1974 Clark Cortez Motorhome

The Clark Forklift Company began making these small motorhomes in 1963 in Battle Creek, Michigan. 

Man golfing with ocean vista in background.
RVwest Insider

Attention Snowbirders: Eco-Friendly Golf Resort Taking Shape at Rancho San Lucas

Rancho San Lucas has embraced the destination's emphasis on environmental stewardship by implementing sustainable regulations and developing eco-friendly projects.

Hole 2 with cacti around it
RV Golfer

Playing the Canada Course in Arizona

Tucson has a number of golf courses that will appeal to the most discerning player.
Fort Steele Heritage Town.
RVwest Insider

Fort Steele builds on its success

The historic townsite is significant as a time capsule of settlement and the changing fortunes of a pioneer community in the 19th century. 

Mountain range with snow, pink sky background.
RVwest Insider

New land added to B.C.’s parks and protected areas

Approximately 107 hectares of new land will be added to six existing Class A parks in British Columbia.