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Best Places for Water Recreation near Longview, Texas

Places for Water Recreation near Longview, TX There aren’t too many places in Longview that offer river rafting, kayaking experiences but you don’t have to travel far to find one.  Here are a couple of places you can visit if you are looking for a fun rafting excursion in Texas. Riverbend Outfitters in Jefferson, TX offers canoe and kayak rentals for a fun recreational activity.  Paddle through Big Cypress Bayou and check out the only “natural” lake in Texas.  You’ll travel through a series of wetlands and view the stunning big Cypress trees and hanging Spanish moss.  Riverbend Outfitters offers shuttle service to and from different launch sites . . . Read more

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How to Handle RV Repairs on the Road

One of the worst things that can happen to you on your road trip this summer is a breakdown! I’m not talking a mental breakdown (although it could happen with all the crazy drivers out there) I’m talking about an RV breakdown.  Imagine driving to someplace you’ve never been before, in the middle of nowhere and the nearest town is more than 60 miles away. What do you do!? Well, some RV repairs can be easy to do yourself, but others may require the help of a certified professional.  Here are a few tips on how to handle RV repairs that could hopefully help you in the event of a breakdown. Be Prepared!                 . . . Read more

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Throw the Best Patriotic Party for the Fourth

The 4th of July is one of the most celebrated holidays, and there’s no question why? The delicious food, the spectacular fireworks displays, the pool parties, the parades…you name it! It’s the ultimate summer celebration to honor America’s birthday. If you are one of the lucky ones that gets to host for the 4th, here are a few ideas to throw the ultimate patriotic party. Hayes RV Come to Hayes RV and check out our 4th of July specials! We've got a full stock of new and used RV's, a fully stocked parts and accessories department, and RV service and repair for any needs you might have for your RV this summer. Visit our website for more details. www.hayesrv.com  . . . Read more

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RV Cleaning 101: Getting Ready for Summer

RV Cleaning 101: Getting ready for Summer School is coming to an end and summer travels will begin.  So if you are pulling your RV out of storage for the first time, chances are it’s going to need a good cleaning before you take it out for the first time.  Plus, keeping your RV clean while on the road is just as important to ensuring things stay running properly.  Here are our tips for Getting your RV ready for summer. Cleaning the Outside                 Mold and mildew can build up on the outside of your RV when its stored over the winter, especially if there’s any moisture in the air. To clean . . . Read more

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Spring RVing: Where to go and what to see!

The flowers are beginning to bloom, the trees are budding, and the weather is not too hot and not too cold. Spring is a great time of year to go adventuring as an RV’er. There are many beautiful places across the US and we are going to give you some of our top picks for this year! Napa Valley, CA Biking through the miles of vineyards provides a relaxing time for all. This is a location many visit during the summer and fall, so going in the Spring proves you with a wonderful trip that isn’t packed with others. You can go on picnics, view all of the sites, and finish the evening off with some complimentary samples from the local vineyards. Columbia River Highway, OR Rather than a stop, . . . Read more

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7 Best Winter Camping Sites in Texas

With all these considerably cold temperatures and feet of snow that are plaguing the nation right now, are you all ready for warmth and sunshine? Well if you plan on making a trip down to Texas this winter to warm up, you may be looking for a place to camp. We’ve got a list of the 7 best winter camping sites in Texas to make your search a little easier. Lake Bob Sandlin State Park- Located in Northeastern Texas, Lake Bob Sandlin State Park is a wonderful place to camp in the winter. It is the perfect campground for Eagle spotting. Hundreds of Eagles fly south for the winter and they like to find home here, possibly because . . . Read more

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Longviewhttp://www.hayesrv.com/blog en-us Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:08:11 -0600 Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:08:11 -0600 When you are constantly on the move, you need to stay at the forefront of apps; and with thousands of apps being released daily it can be a very daunting task. So we’ll share some of our favorite apps and some of the great features they provide. Let's get started! Kindle There is no better feeling than sitting next to a crackling fire under the clear, night sky while reading a book. You don't even need a physical Kindle. This app and a smartphone are enough to provide you with a wide variety of reading material on the go! Waze Waze is the world’s largest community-based . . . Read more

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Best Travel Apps for 2017

When you are constantly on the move, you need to stay at the forefront of apps; and with thousands of apps being released daily it can be a very daunting task. So we’ll share some of our favorite apps and some of the great features they provide. Let's get started! Kindle There is no better feeling than sitting next to a crackling fire under the clear, night sky while reading a book. You don't even need a physical Kindle. This app and a smartphone are enough to provide you with a wide variety of reading material on the go! Waze Waze is the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app. It allows you to see accidents, traffic, and police locations in real time. Allowing . . . Read more

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