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 Bird Watching around Huntington, WV

The state's rugged, mountainous landscape is known for its wild beauty. West Virginia is definitely a compelling destination for birders. When you are out on the road, sometimes it’s nice to stop and stretch your legs- why not do so at a beautiful bird watching park? We’ve put together a list of West Virginia's best bird watching spots just for you. Located 15 miles northeast of Huntington, this 1,096 acre area is one of West Virginia’s most popular birding sites. Green Bottom has extensive marsh habitats, making it a magnet for waterfowl and other waterbirds. The park is easily accessible from side roads off Highway 2. There is a boardwalk leading into the marsh. Species . . . 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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Top Labor Day Camping Spots Near Houston

Labor Day weekend is the chance for everyone to get one last weekend getaway in before the “official” end of summer.  Many water parks and theme parks begin to shut down for the season, as well as several campgrounds or state parks, depending upon their location.  And many people clean up their boats and RV’s and put them away until next year.  So, what will you be doing for your Labor Day weekend festivities?  Try one of these great camping spots within driving distance of the Houston area. One Last Lake Hurrah Inks Lake State Park                 Located in Texas Hill Country, a . . . Read more

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6 Tips to Keep Your RV Cool this Summer

Summer is in full swing and it can not be any hotter out there. Getting outside, playing in the sun and having fun is great, but when it’s just too hot and you need to cool off and get out of the sun, you will want your RV to be that cool retreat. Here are our tips and tricks to keep your RV cool this summer!   Strategically park your camper to take advantage of any shade that is available, especially on the side where the refrigerator vent is located. Don’t be afraid to ask for a shady RV site when you check in at a campground. This will help keep your RV cool, while also allowing the refrigerator and A/C work more efficiently. Make sure to keep your A/C filters clean- this . . . Read more

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