The world of recreational vehicles is a large one, with a vocabulary all its own. If you are new to this world some of these terms may be unfamiliar, so we thought we would define a few of them in this brief glossary of popular RV terms.
Hookups: Hookups are the connector to hook your RV up... READ MORE»
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Feeling fatigued or sleepy?
More then 25% of drivers admits to driving when they can no longer hold their eyes open. They can sense their bodies are shutting down.
Do you catch yourself speeding to just get there?
30% of fatal accidents are caused by speeding.... READ MORE»
If you're new to horse trailers, the last thing you want to do is try to shove your horse in your trailer and drive across the country. Your horse isn't a bike you throw on a rack; he or she is a cherished animal and you want your shared trip to be as smooth as... READ MORE»
Looking for a high class family vehicle with fuel efficiency? Test drive a new 2013 GMC Acadia at Tranwest Buick GMC today! Built with professional grade engineering to enhance style, safety, and technology. Seats up to 8 passengers and produces a fuel... READ MORE»
The all new "Best in Class" warranty from Western Star has been revamped to offer even more coverage for its loyal customers. The new warranty takes effect as of March 8, 2013. Some of the new features include Towing/Off road assistance and Unlimited Mileage... READ MORE»
Looking for a vacation of tranquility, adventure, and a surreal environment? Estes Park is a historical small town that is engraved in the middle of the Rocky Mountains. Roads in all directions are surrounded by impeccable and breathtaking views. Rated one of the top destination spots... READ MORE»
Vacation season is almost here, and for some of us, that means road trips! Road trips can be fun or grueling, but above all you want to keep them safe. Here are some tips to keep your highway adventures as safe as possible.
Stay alert. If you're too tired to drive, you place you... READ MORE»
If you're out on the roads, road rage is a fact of life. And if you're driving an RV or pulling a trailer, you might be drawing more road rage just for the fact that you're not racing at the same high speeds as some people. Here are a few tips for surviving road rage, both... READ MORE»
With summer just around the corner it's almost prime amusement park season! There are numerous options to choose from, but we'd like to profile some of the country's best destination spots in this week's blog, along with nearby RV options.
Legoland, Carlsbad, CA. There are... READ MORE»
Spring is here, and that means road trip season is just around the corner. We know that adding children to a lengthy road trip can be a recipe for disaster if you aren't adequately prepared, so here are some strategies to keep them entertained and you sane.
Have patience. Holding your... READ MORE»
There are ten disciplines recognized by the International Federation for Equestrian Sports, and today we'll look at one you may not be familiar with: horseball!
Basic horseball is played between two teams of four players. The ball used is a soccer ball inside a 6-handled harness. To score, a... READ MORE»
If you are a fan of equestrian events you may not be familiar with one of the newest forms of the sport: Extreme trail horse competitions. Here's what it's all about.
Extreme trail events feature a set of obstacles, either indoor or outdoor, that riders must complete for the best... READ MORE»
If you're a trucker you already know how to use a CB, but if you're a road warrior in an RV, you may be new to the world of CB communication. Here's a brief guide to get you started, and provide you with some etiquette tips.
CB stands for Citizen's Band radio, and the 40... READ MORE»
The term 'Recreational Vehicle' conjures different images for different people. For some it might be a giant, luxurious Class A diesel pusher, while for others it might be a van with a pop-up roof. Here's a quick guide to different types of RVs, to help you if you're in the... READ MORE»
A stock show is an event that showcases ‘stock’ animals such as cattle, horses, sheep, and other livestock. It’s often accompanied by a rodeo and other entertaining events, such as a horse show. Here are a few of the nation’s stock shows worth checking... READ MORE»
With winter's chill grip settling in for the next few months, the idea of taking a break for warmer climes may seem more desirable than ever. Here are a few of our favorite snowbird destinations, and if we've overlooked yours, let us know!
Coachella Valley, California. Located about... READ MORE»
In the aftermath of hurricane Sandy, many people are trying to help on the ground, and even more are helping through financial donations. But unfortunately there are always those looking to make money dishonestly by posing as a charitable organization. Here are a few tips to avoid... READ MORE»
Truck stops are the oases of the American Interstate. A place to pause in your journey, fill up on gas for your ride and perhaps some coffee for your own fuel tank. Maybe you'll just be getting a bite and moving on, or perhaps you'll be staying the night. Even if you... READ MORE»
J.D. Power and Associates released their 2012 U.S. Heavy-Duty Truck Customer Satisfaction Study on June 27, 2012. The study measures the satisfaction of primary maintainers of Class 8 heavy-duty trucks that are one model year old in two... READ MORE»