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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 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
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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.
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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.
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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. 

Transportation Minister Brian Mason announces improvements to construction speed zones on provincial roads.
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Safer construction zones for motorists, workers

The Government of Alberta is making sure highway construction crews stay safe, while helping the flow of traffic through construction zones.

The Erwin Hymer Group CEO is Martin Brandt, who was re-appointed in January 2018.
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Erwin Hymer Group reviews Erwin Hymer Group North America

An initial investigation has shown irregularities in the company’s reporting

A Boler-style trailer
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Vintage RV: UNIK Boler-style trailer made in Quebec

A local ski hill isn't the usual place to spot a vintage trailer, so spying this little Boler-style beauty came as a surprise. 

The 2019 Missouri RV & Camping guide is now available free of charge, in both print and digital formats.
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The official RV & Camping guide to Missouri is now available in print and digital format

50,000 copies of the 2019 camping guide have been printed for consumer marketing purposes this year. 

Wabamum Lake, west of Edmonton.
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WASA opposes Ridge Water Resort campground development

An Alberta-based company, Samco Developments, has proposed the new 328-site campground development called Ridge Water Resort.

A Winnebago Indian motorhome with the distinctive 'Flying W' design.
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Vintage RV: Classic 1973 “Flying W” Winnebago Indian Motorhome

It’s not every day that you come across a sweet-looking “flying W” Winnebago classic motorhome.

A man holding a golf club - about to hit the ball
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Tips for playing desert golf

Snowbirds need to make some adjustments to their game while down south.
This is the popular Ford Transit 350 which the new Roadtrek will be built on
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Roadtrek debuts first model on the Ford transit chassis

Erwin Hymer Group North America, Inc. will be debuting the first Ford Transit model under the Roadtrek brand at the Florida RV Super show in Tampa.