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ROUTE 66 RV NETWORK PROGRAMS

Route 66 RV Network offers many great programs to help make your RV trips safe and fun while saving money. Below are some of the top programs offered to help make your trips the most successful that they can be. Tech 24 Route 66 Tech24 offers over the phone roadside assistance for a do-it-yourself repair. Many times, these types of issues do not require an expert to come out and fix the issue, but rather a bit of guidance to help you make a timely and effective repair. This service is offered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. When you call in about an issue, Route 66 immediately puts you in touch with a Certified RV Technician who will share with you their expertise to help solve the problem. A . . . Read more

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Best Lakes to Go RVing in Minnesota

We love to go to the lake for a day (or week) of fishing, kayaking, and just relaxation! Whether you want to go on an adventure, relax, or just get away; we’ve got you covered. Here is a list of our favorite lakes and why! Pokegama Lake A perfect lake for fishing, swimming, and boating. They have a sand bar right in the middle of the lake making it a fun spot to swim around and relax. There is also plenty of fishing to be had and lots of spots to find them. Surrounded by trees makes this a nice, little hideaway from everything else. Nokomis Lake Swimming, fishing, kayak/canoe/paddleboard rentals, an awesome patio/concession stand. This lake is easily accessible and a great spot to just . . . Read more

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Spring Cleaning Tips For Your RV

Spring is in the air, which means camping season is right around the corner! It is time to make sure your RV is clean and organized for your upcoming weekends at the campground. We have gathered a few spring cleaning tips for you below!   Get the outside spick and span Before you get the hose out, you want to make sure you check the exterior of your RV for any cracks or abnormalities. This will ensure that you get everything fixed before hitting the road. After you get done inspecting the outside, you will want to do a quick rinse with water. We suggest using a Lambs Wool Washing Mitt to get rid of the dirt and leave the outside looking shiny and new! You can also invest in a wash brush . . . Read more

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Top 5 National Parks in Minnesota For 2017

With this season being a bit warmer than usual, we've been looking forward to traveling around and visiting our favorite national parks. Here are our top five national parks for you to visit this year! Mississippi National River and Recreation Park Mississippi National River and Recreation Park has a plethora of events for all ages! Located right in the middle of a bustling, urban setting makes this a very interesting park to visit. Boasting a size of 72 miles and numerous visitor centers makes this a great location. You can find such activities as fishing, hiking, museums, bicycling, geocaching, and the list goes on. Mississippi National River and Recreation Park also gives you very good insight . . . Read more

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Cold Weather Camping Tips

It’s hard to think about cold weather when we’ve had such warm temperatures this fall. But, the temperatures will drop eventually and we want you to be prepared for camping in cold weather conditions. Here are a few tips on how to stay warm this winter. Cold Weather Clothing The most important thing to remember when camping in cooler temperatures is to have the right type of clothing, and wear layers.  Other than your typical long johns, items such as cargo pants or overalls will help keep your body warm and protect from the cool air breeze.  These can be worn over your clothing to provide extra warmth as the temperatures drop. Items such as North Face facemasks and neck . . . Read more

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Fort Snelling State Park

Located in the center of the twin cities in Minnesota, lies a 3700 acre park that is home to various types of wildlife, budding plant life, and a multitude of recreational activities to peak anyone’s interest.  Fort Snelling State Park in St. Paul, Minnesota is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway without having to travel far to “get-away”. Fort Snelling State Park was established as a state park in 1961. It was named for the historic Fort Snelling that was built in the 1820’s on the ridge above the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers to control exploration, trade and settlement . . . Read more

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Are You Ready for the Minnesota State Fair?

This year, the Minnesota state fair is bigger and better than ever. With hundreds of new attractions, competitions, shows and exhibits, there is plenty to see and do during this ten day event. Join us as we take a look at the action. The Minnesota State fair will run August 25th to September 4th. This year’s theme is celebrating the life and legacy of “Prince”. On August 26th, there will be a day of remembrance filled with live music all over the park; a dance party in the park; a laser light show; and fireworks in the sky featuring the music of Minnesota’s own. Event organizers are asking participants to wear purple in honor of Prince as they celebrate his life. There . . . Read more

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Gooseberry Falls State Park

Also known as “The Gateway to the North Shore”, Gooseberry Falls State Park is one of Minnesota’s top visited state parks and there is no question as to why.  Hugging the shoreline of Lake Superior, Gooseberry Falls is known for its spectacular views, entrancing waterfalls, and old log and stone structures from the Civilian Conservation Corp.  Filled with forests of evergreen, aspen and birch trees, the hiking trails offer a wonderful view of nature and the surrounding wildlife. There are over 20 miles of hiking trails, part of which stem from the Superior Hiking Trail that passes through the park from the north. 2.5 miles of paved trails are available for biking, . . . Read more

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