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5 Awesome Things To Do in Carthage Missouri

Whether you are out for a day trip or are just passing through, Carthage has one of a kind sights to see! We’ve compiled a list of great activities just for you. 66 Drive in Theatre The theatre is open the first weekend of April and runs through mid-september. At this drive in theater kids ages 5 and under get in free, ages 6-12 is $4 and 13 or older is $8- but be aware that they only accept cash. Precious Moments Park This park includes a Precious Moments inspired chapel, showcasing Samuel Butcher’s (creator of Precious Moments) hand painted murals. There is the option for free guided tours, plus there is an extensive gift shop- the world’s largest Precious Moments gift shop. Kiddiland This . . . Read more

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Labor Day Weekend Camping Spots

Labor Day is around the corner, and we think it is time to start planning your weekend trips! If you are wanting to stay somewhat local, but still have a getaway weekend, this is the article for you. We will list some of the top camping spots in and around Auburn Hills and Midland, Michigan so you can get a jump start on making plans.   As a member of the Route 66 RV Network, A&S RV Center is proud to say that if you are a member of the Route 66 RV Club, one of the many benefits is a 10% discount at all KOA campgrounds! You will just need to show proof of current membership at the time of check in.   KOA: Auburn Hills/Holly This campground is full of fun surprises. Enjoy the jumping . . . Read more

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Top 7 Nature Trails for the Adventurer Around Lake Crystal, MN

Whether you want to go for a day trip or you are passing through the area, these parks are great for getting out to stretch your legs and exploring the local area. Each of these trails has something unique to offer, whether it be fishing, horseback riding trails, dirt biking paths, wheelchair accessible trails and so much more. We have put together a list of the top 7 parks for bird watching, biking, running, walking, dog-walking and more. Minnesota Valley State Trail   North MInnesota River Trail   Red Jacket Trail   River Bend Trail   Sakatah Singing State Trail   South Route Trail   Straight River Trail   . . . Read more

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Best Places for Birding around Regina

Did you know that the Regina area is a great region for bird watching? This is especially true during spring migration and well into the summer months. When you are out RVing, it can be fun to stop and watch the birds for a while to get some fresh air and stretch your legs. Here are some of our favourite places for bird spotting in and around Regina.   A.E. Wilson Park This park is located in north Regina. You may see: brown thrashers, flickers, orioles, mourning doves, several finch varieties, cedar waxwings, vireos, loons, Clark’s grebes, gadwalls, mallards, blue-wing teals, northern shovelers, mergansers, merlins, black bellied plovers and many more.   Wascana Park This park . . . Read more

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Great Games for RVing

RV travel can be long stretches of driving without many stops, which can cause people to become bored or restless. We have come up with a few game suggestions to help keep your travels fun and entertaining!   Spot it! This is a fast paced easy to pick up observation game. It can be as much fun for kids as it is for adults. It’s a great family game that comes in an easy to store travel tin and costs about $10.   Rory’s Story Cubes is a very simple game that promotes creativity and can be really fun for all ages. The game can be played alone, in groups and everything in between. This game consists of 9 dice with an array of pictures on each side. Create your own story by . . . Read more

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Labor Day Campsite Planning in New Orleans

Labor Day Weekend is often times one last chance to get out and go camping before school starts back up again and you’re back to the hustle and bustle of the work week. So, make it a memorable one. One way to do that is by choosing a campsite that offers the best and most reliable ways to sit back and relax during the long weekend. Here are a few good campsites to check out this Labor Day.  Pontchartrain Landing Sitting next to Lake Pontchartrain is the beautiful Pontchartrain Landing RV Resort.  At this RV campground, you get the best amenities and access to nearby attractions that you could ask for.  With 105 pull thru sites, it’s one of the largest RV resorts within . . . 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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Pet Care Travel Tips

Okay all you pet lovers out there; we know it is more fun to take your furry friends along on road trips than to leave them at home with a sitter or to board them, especially, if they LOVE to travel. But, there are a few tips to keep in mind when traveling with pets. The ASPCA offers a great list of tips and tricks to keeping your pet safe before and during your travels. 1.Before you go, have your pet microchipped in case they should happen to wander off or get separated from you.  2.Make sure your pet’s rabies vaccination and registration tags are up to date. 3.If this is the first time they will be traveling, try taking them on several short car rides, gradually increasing the length . . . Read more

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