Winter Activities in Arklahoma

Just because the days ahead are not filled with warm 80 degrees with bright sunshine doesn’t mean you can’t still get out and enjoy the outdoors.  Winter offers up a multitude of activities that you can only partake in with a moderate snowfall that are still fun and enjoyable. The great states of Arkansas and Oklahoma are known for their outdoor winter activities. Here are a few activities you can find this winter in Arklahoma. Arkansas Hiking- Yes you can still get out and enjoy a good hike in the winter, you just have to prepare for the conditions.  Buffalo National River in the Ozarks was the first National River in the United States.  It offers the best hiking in . . . Read more

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Winter Activities in the Smoky Mountains

The Smoky Mountains are one of the top tourist attractions in the United States, including Smoky Mountain National Park. It’s beautiful landscapes of mountains and valleys, the abundant wildlife, and lush greens that take over in the spring, summer and fall are only a few of the reasons people visit the Smokies.  But, the fair whether months are not the only best times to visit. Winter in the Smoky Mountains is actually one of the best times to visit if you don’t mind the cold. Here are a few ideas of what you can do in the Smokies in the winter. Hike the trails- With over 800 miles of trails throughout the Smoky Mountains and Smoky Mountain National . . . Read more

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Top 7 Southeast Vacations in 2017

Lake Guntersville, AL and Lake Guntersville State Park- Located on the Tennessee River in Northeast Alabama, Lake Guntersville offers resort style retreats and outdoor adventure in the parks.  There is an 18 hole golf course, beach complex, an outdoor nature center, excellent fishing and over 36 miles of hiking and biking trails.  January and February are popular months for Eagle watching as they migrated south for the winter.  These endangered species are celebrated every year at this time and the park programs offer Eagle Awareness programs for interested visitors.  Asheville, NC – Rated the #1 place to visit by Lonely Planet, Asheville is becoming widely popular for . . . Read more

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Route 66 Parts Protection

Raise your hand if you ever purchased a really expensive product, only to have it break down 2 days after the manufacturers warranty expires? It’s frustrating isn’t it?  Especially after you beg and plead with the manufacturer and all they tell you is they’re sorry but there’s nothing they can do, but they can show you the latest and greatest model they just came out with that’s doubly expensive. Well, with the Route 66 Parts Protection plan you no longer have to worry about having to pay full price to replace a product. The Route 66 Parts Protection Plan offers a low- cost, high quality warranty on RV parts purchased from a Route 66  RV dealership. These . . . Read more

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Winter RV Getaways in Texas

Texas is more than just deserts and cowboys. Believe it or not they do have rolling hills and state parks filled with lush greens and bounding wildlife. Near the coast you also get warm sandy beaches and warm gulf breezes.  And after the holidays is the perfect time to travel the state and explore what it has to offer. The hustle and bustle of the season is over, the temperatures are a perfect 80 degrees during the day and a cool 50’s at night, and you can just sit back, relax and take in all that Texas has to offer.  Here are a few ideas of what you can do on your Winter RV getaway. Sometimes the best way to explore the state is from your car. Leisurely drives are perfect for . . . Read more

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Where to Camp in Winter

Well, yeah, the short answer is "as far south as you can" but there are great things about camping in winter in Oklahoma. The brisk mornings are refreshing. The cold nights give you an excuse to snuggle closer. Winter evenings are made for campfires and hot camp-cooking. Winter days can be beautiful with a dusting of snow or viewings of winter wildlife. And there are fewer crowds everywhere. But some of your favorite campgrounds may be closed... so where CAN you camp in winter in Oklahoma? Most Oklahoma State Parks have at least one campground open throughout the year. Often there aren't as many amenities available, and there isn't a campground attendant on site, but on the plus side, it is usually . . . Read more

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How to Winterize Your RV

It's winter already?!?! Sadly for RVers who aren't able to follow the seasons, the traditional camping season is over. Some of you may be hard-core campers who use your RV year-round, but most of you will be storing your RV until spring and that means it is time to winterize. Winterization is one of the most important RV maintenance procedures since it prevents costly water line leaks. So, even though it symbolizes the end of the camping season for you (dang it!), you need to roll up your sleeves and get out there get it done. Oh, or you could call us and we'll do it for you... now ain't that easy?!? Before you Begin Gather Your Supplies Antifreeze: 2 to 4 gallons of propylene glycol (pink). Hand . . . Read more

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It’s that Snowbird time of year

As the polar vortex nears, and the wind turns bitter, we are seeing so many of our customers head south for the winter.  With phrases like “I’m getting out of here”, it makes those of us left here longing for balmy breezes, and shorts weather. As my husband and I inch nearer to that magical retirement age, we have begun to dream of following in the footsteps of so many customers before us.  The questions of what type of camper to buy, how basic or luxurious, how big, and so many other items crop up. If you are fortunate enough to own a larger pickup, you can opt for a large travel trailer or for a luxurious fifth wheel.  However, we are seeing a trend in our retirees . . . Read more

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