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Must Download Travel Apps 2017

There are hundreds of travel apps out there to help you with all aspects of your travels. We’ve got a list of the top apps to download this year. SAS Survival Guide- this app has all the information you need to survive out in the wilderness in case you get stranded.  It shows you how to start a fire, how to signal with Morse code, how to change a flat tire, and hundreds of other survival skills.  This app is a must have when traveling alone or with your family. Yuggler- this is a new app that can help tremendously if you are traveling with kids.  It uses your location and lists all the kid-friendly things to do near you.  All searches include photos and tips from other . . . Read more

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Spring Break in the Smokies

All over the country, schools are beginning to take their spring break vacations.  If you are in need of ideas of what to do during your week off then look no further than the Great Smoky Mountains.  There is so much to do and see that you can plan a fun filled vacation for the entire family. Check out what’s fun for spring break in the Smokies this year. There are two big destinations in the Smoky Mountains that draw many visitors: Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg; and both for good reason. There are so many different activities and attractions for people of all ages. Let’s start with Pigeon Forge. Pigeon Forge Probably one of the most visited destinations . . . Read more

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Your local dealership may not have what you are looking for, but your Personal RV Shopper is standing by ready to access more than 25,000 RVs to find your perfect camper.    Refine your search: increase your search radius to search additional locations near you. . . . Read more

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Top RVing Destinations in 2017

Redwood National Park- California.  Home to the tallest trees on Earth, Redwood National Park offers an array of different environments; from vast prairies to enchanting woodlands, and scenic riverways. There are also over 40 miles of pristine coastline that draw people to the water’s edge.  Over 200 miles of hiking trails wind throughout that offer a calm and serene adventure through the wilderness.  Crescent Beach Overlook is one popular destination within the park where park goers hike to take in the picturesque views of the cliffs and to swim and walk along the shoreline.  Camping throughout the park is available at four designated campgrounds. Backcountry camping . . . Read more

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Top National Parks to Visit in 2017

Camping season is on it’s way and we can’t be more excited! In order to get you ready for the 2017 season, we have listed out a few of the top National Parks to visit around the Michigan area. These destinations are sure to make your 2017 filled with adventure, serenity and overall camping joy! Isle Royale Isle Royale is not your average national park. This isolated island is surrounded by Lake Superior and offers a great landscape for backpacking, hiking, boating and much more! Isle Royale is made of 132,018 acres of remote wilderness that is surrounded by over 450 smaller islands. Sounds pretty ideal, am I right? There are a few species to look out for while you are exploring, mostly . . . 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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Guide to a Romantic RV Weekend

Valentine’s Day may be over but that doesn’t mean the romance has to stop.  You can do fun and romantic things as a couple anytime of the year, that’s why we’ve got your guide to a romantic RV weekend. First things first, you have to find the perfect location.  Let’s face it, overcrowded campgrounds with screaming kids all over is not ideal for a romantic weekend getaway.  To keep things personal you have to go somewhere private.  Hipcamp.com is the perfect place to find private campgrounds near you that offer seclusion and complete privacy from other campers.  OR, if you are more comfortable staying at a public campground, ask for a site . . . Read more

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Top Travel Destinations on Route 66

The famous Route 66 is traveled by thousands every year.  “America’s Highway” stretches from Chicago to Los Angeles and is an approximate 2,400 miles; that’s a lot of highway to travel. Many people choose to take the route in sections, traveling only a few hundred miles at a time.  Others drive from start to finish without stopping, but for some, stopping at the roadside attractions along the way is half the fun.  We’ve got a list of some of the top destinations along Route 66. U-Drop Inn at the intersection of Route 66 and Route 83 in Shamrock. TX.  The U-Drop Inn is one of the most recognizable structures along Route 66 and is featured . . . Read more

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