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Podcasts Perfect For The Open Road

Podcasts Perfect For The Open Road   When you are on the road, you need something to listen to. While music, or the sound of your kids and/or significant other asking “Are we there yet?” can fill up some of the silence, there may still be times where you are left longing for something different. Thankfully we navigated the thousands of podcasts out there, and have curated a selection of podcasts just for you.   RV Podcasts To Listen To While In Your RV   If driving your RV on the open road just isn’t enough for you, we have a selection of podcasts that talk about all things RV, coming from people who are full- or part-time . . . Read more

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A 40+ Year Family Tradition

    A 40+ Year Family Tradition   In 1968, Lloyd and Bertha Bontrager set out to make a family dream a reality. Jayco has continued to help families make lasting memories. Family fun is the only thing on the agenda when you travel with a Jayco, so the memories are plentiful. Jayco’s legendary lineup has changed quite a bit over the years, but they go to great lengths to consistently build superior RVs. The sleeping quarters may have changed, but the dreams sure haven’t.     Apache Village RV Center was opened in 1976 by Ray and Ellen Meyer, whose dream was to build a business based on customer service and satisfaction. . . . Read more

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Spring RV Getaways

Spring is right around the corner…hopefully! It’s time to start planning your RV getaway & kick these winter blues! There are countless opportunities for fun around the country. Soon you could be hiking historical trails, golfing a beautiful course in southern Florida, exploring underground caves, splashing around a white sandy beach or enjoying a relaxing winery tour! We have found five amazing destinations, and one of them may be your next Spring RV adventure! Katy Trail State Park → The trail began as the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad which was part of the main line to St. Louis. It has since been converted into a 240-mile trail for bicyclists, horseback . . . Read more

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4 Popular Snowbird Locations

    4 Popular Snowbird Locations   It’s that time of the year again. Snowbirds pack their belongings, prepare their RV, plan their route, kiss their kids and grandkids goodbye, then set-off for warmer weather. On average, more than 900,000 people temporarily relocate to Florida during the winter months; adding almost 5% to the total population; and that's just one of the states that make up the Sun Belt. One Arizona desert town alone brings in more than 2 million visitors during the same time! These winter travelers come for golfing, fishing, hiking, shopping, and most importantly to escape the cold weather. Choosing where to spend the blistery . . . Read more

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Top 4 RV’s for Short Getaways

  Top 4 RV’s for Short Getaways Just because the summer months are nearing their end doesn’t mean your outdoor adventures have to. But as August turns to September, those multi-week, cross-country excursions you’ve been enjoying with your entire family might begin to morph in to short weekend excursions with a couple friends and family. While large and heavily-equipped class A motorhomes provide comfort, luxury, and are great for long trips, they’re not the most conducive to short weekend getaways. Here’s three of our favorite RV’s for shorter excursions.   Jayco is one of the best brands when it comes to any size . . . Read more

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4 Hidden Gems for Missouri Camping

Characterized by rolling green hills, lambent lakes, and rambling rivers from border to border, Missouri is an ideal region for summer camping.   While state parks like Table Rock, Meramec, and Babler receive accolades as excellent camping spots for good reason, Missouri features over 50 state parks, 1,000+ miles of trails, and over 3,500 campsites. With all that real-estate, there’s bound to be some great places to camp that fly under the radar. Here’s four of our favorite hidden gem camping spots in The Show-Me State.     Hercules Glades Wilderness   Hercules Glades Wilderness, located within Mark Twain National Forest in Forsyth, . . . Read more

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Top 5 Reasons to Winterize Your RV

Winter is coming… It’s an important phrase in HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’, but also when it comes to RV maintenance! If you don’t properly winterize now, you may come to regret it once spring rolls around. Instead of getting on the road quickly for your vacation, you’ll have to spend precious time getting everything back in working order. As they say, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Keep on reading for five reasons why winterizing your RV is so important! Water Lines When water freezes and turns into ice, it expands - science 101! If you leave water in the pipes of your RV during winter and it freezes, you could be looking at big trouble, . . . Read more

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Top 5 Reasons to Winterize Your RV

Winter is coming… It’s an important phrase in HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’, but also when it comes to RV maintenance! If you don’t properly winterize now, you may come to regret it once spring rolls around. Instead of getting on the road quickly for your vacation, you’ll have to spend precious time getting everything back in working order. As they say, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Keep on reading for five reasons why winterizing your RV is so important! Water Lines When water freezes and turns into ice, it expands - science 101! If you leave water in the pipes of your RV during winter and it freezes, you could be looking at big trouble, . . . Read more

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