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Top RV Parks Near Medford, Oregon

Medford, Oregon is the heart of Southern Oregon's Rogue Valley, an area known for its wineries, orchards, and outdoor recreation opportunities. The following RV parks near Medford, Oregon all have at least ten reviews with a three star or better average at the time this was written. The best reviewed parks are at the top of the list. Top Medford… [View Details]

Campers’ guide to Acadia National Park

What is now called Acadia NP was founded in 1919 as the first  national park east of the Mississippi.  Acadia is a rare find for motorized campers in the eastern United States.  Of the numerous national parks and monuments, only a few in the East are rural and spacious enough to offer campgrounds for RV or car-campers.  In northern, coastal… [View Details]

Yellowstone National Park Overview

Yellowstone National Park is by far one of the most popular of the parks in the National Park System with 3,600,000 visitors in 2010.  The popularity of Yellowstone is the result of a combination of the amazing geology, the highly visible wildlife, and the relatively easy access to all of this.  The peak season is from Late June through mid-September… [View Details]

Great Winter Camping Destinations – Big Bend National Park

Choosing an Entrance Big Bend National Park is rather remote for most of us, even for those of us who live in Texas.  Big Bend is about 430 miles west of San Antonio, TX taking 1-10; about 315 miles east of El Paso, TX also taking I-10; and about 540 miles south of Albuquerque, NM by US 285/385.  Most travelers will… [View Details]

Recreational Casino Camping

Casinos are often an excellent choice for recreation amidst the American population. With over 400 casinos across the nation it may be surprising to some that there are many overnight options at a given resort. Even more surprising is that “free nights stay” is not out of the question if you are willing sacrifice a few amenities. Finally there are… [View Details]

Rental Guide: RV Classifications

The first, and maybe most important, step in renting a Recreational Vehicle is choosing the type of RV that will meet your needs.  This includes the obvious things such as size, cost, and features, but also many other smaller details that most people don’t even know about.  This article is designed to help you with this decision and to give… [View Details]

RV Rental Overview

The RV (Recreational Vehicle) rental business is alive and strong. With over 7.2 million RV’s on the roads today and more than $350 million spent on Recreational Vehicle rentals, the RV has certainly become a viable and popular option for Americans and foreign visitors to visit the amazing outdoor places of the United States. While one in twelve households own… [View Details]

Campers’ Guide to Rocky Mountain National Park

Overview Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) is relatively small park near Colorado's largest population centers.  Founded in 1915, when there were 31,000 visitors, the 416 sq mile national park has been hosting about 3,000,000 visitors a year since 1977.  Although only a two hour drive from busy Denver, CO, and often crowded, RMNP, with its four campgrounds, is a beautiful… [View Details]

Great Winter Camping Destinations – Mojave Preserve

This article is a summary of camping related information from the National Park Service website. I have included some photos of park attractions Kelso Dunes and Kelso Depot. Singing sand dunes, volcanic cinder cones, Joshua tree forests, and carpets of wildflowers are all found at this 1.6 million acre park. A visit to its canyons, mountains and mesas will reveal… [View Details]

Planning Your Winter Trip to Death Valley

With summer temperatures often exceeding 120 degrees Fahrenheit, it shouldn’t be a surprise that Death Valley National Park is a popular winter destination. While winter in Death Valley can be very pleasant, it can also have some extreme weather that can limit your park experience. This guide will help you get the most out of your winter excursion to Death… [View Details]