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    Jessica Rider

    Looking Ahead in the RV Industry

    Every fall, RV manufacturers congregate at the Dealer Open House in Elkhart, IN, to not only showcase new models but present new design concepts, innovative appointments, and the latest trends in time for the winter show season. Held annually in... Read more

    Jan 16, 2023

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    Campertunity

    Will This be the New Way of Camping?

    Now more than ever are start-ups in the hospitality, transportation and services industries changing the way we travel and enjoy recreational pastimes. From the dawn of ridesharing services to homestays like Airbnbs comes an evolving trend in the... Read more

    Dec 28, 2022

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    Snowbird RV Show & Sale

    Prepare for the Buying Season

    RV shows can be a little overwhelming if you are not prepared, especially if you want to purchase a new motorhome, trailer, or fifth wheel. Now that the national and regional events are once again scheduled in the coming months across Canada, it’s... Read more

    Dec 12, 2022

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    Holiday Rambler

    New Head Coach for 2023

    When Holiday Rambler announced its new Eclipse Class A in late summer, some of the concepts we liked were the choice of three different floorplans, three different lengths and the number of standards that are often only options on other units in... Read more

    Dec 1, 2022

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    Fleetwood RV

    Classy Coaches for 2023

    What’s significant about the 2022/2023 RV model year is many manufacturers are not only designing floorplans with stylish appointments and innovative tech but are ramping up overall function for outdoor and indoor living. As lifestyles change on... Read more

    Oct 26, 2022

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    MICHAEL COLAGROSSI

    Jayco Partners with Lippert on SEMA Show Concept RV

    The newly announced "Jayco Baja™ Sur concept travel trailer", a collaboration build by Jayco® and Lippert®, will appear in the Lippert booth 58095 at the upcoming Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association® (SEMA) Show from November 1st – 4th,... Read more

    Oct 24, 2022

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    Leisure Travel Vans

    One Floorplan - Two B-Plus RVs

    With the introduction of Leisure Travel Vans (LTV) ‘next-generation Murphy Bed Lounge floorplan’ for its 2023 Unity and Wonder Class B-plus models, the options in these lines are now even more impressive.  Designed for a range of RVers - from... Read more

    Sep 14, 2022

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    ORVDA

    The Fall RV Shows Go On

    After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, three consumer RV shows across Canada are set to resume this fall in Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia, providing visitors with the opportunity to browse new models, aftermarket accessories, and a... Read more

    Aug 29, 2022

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    Northern Lite

    Canadian-Made RVs Part II

    The last few years have been a boon for RV travel. According to a 2021 survey by Rvezy, more than 72 percent of Canadians surveyed opted for RV travel rather than fly and stay in rented accommodations. Its popularity has also been great for the... Read more

    May 30, 2022

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    Glenn H. Curtiss Museum

    The Historical Progression of RVs

    RVs have played an important role in our leisure history, emerging as a curious form of personal transportation despite suspicion and mild derision in the late 19th century. The first horse-drawn RVs were not invented. Instead, they evolved over... Read more

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    Armadillo Trailers

    Canadian-Made RVs Part I

    Canada is well-known for its beautiful scenery, numerous provincial and national parklands, enticing beaches and abundant camping opportunities, which rank it as one of the most popular RV destinations all year. What many don’t know, surprisingly... Read more

    Apr 19, 2022

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    Ken Lund

    Understanding Land Border Crossing

    For many RVers, late winter and early spring are the ideal times to head south over the border. After enduring the cold Canadian months, a vacation in California or Florida may seem like an exotic escape to paradise. Even a short jaunt to Seattle... Read more

    Feb 17, 2022

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    RJA1988

    What New RV is Right for You?

    The current choice of RVs may seem overwhelming. For those who travel primarily on weekends with a few longer trips in between, determining models, interior layouts, designs and styles can get confusing. When my husband and I started searching... Read more

    Dec 31, 2021

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    Perry Mack

    Essential RV Features for Snowbirds

    Choosing an RV is usually a question of what class, model and size you need to meet all your ‘living needs’ at a destination. The transition to being a snowbird, however, means longer-term stays often at the same location and you should not only... Read more

    Dec 17, 2021

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    Palomino RV

    Smart RVing - Three New RV Models for 2022

    Sitting in our 2017 Montana High Country fifth wheel looking at the dark wood cabinets, I began thinking about how nice it would be to have a shiny new camper with white cabinets and some of the latest cool features... Read more

    Dec 13, 2021

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    2021 F-150 Best Half ton for RV

    The 2021 F-150 could be the best half-ton truck for RVers. We count down the top seven reasons why the technology and features in this truck will make reaching the great outdoors a great journey. Read more

  • Northern Lite Limited Editions - Full Walkthrough!

    Everything you ever wanted in a truck camper for a rugged adventure in dependable comfort and luxury. SRT takes you through Northern Lite's 10.2 Limited Edition (first off the assembly line) to show you the hidden construction features and new... Read more

  • AntiShanty Pro Ultralight Off-Road Capable Travel Trailer & Toy Hauler

    This trailer from AntiShanty is an all-in-one travel trailer, toy hauler, off-road and gear hauler. They call it the ultimate adventure dwelling. Do you agree? Read more

  • Military Grade Off-Road - XVenture XV 3

    XVenture is by Shutt Industries, the largest manufacturer of military trailers in the world. The new XV 3 overland trailer is light, super tough and full of features. Is it the best off-road trailer? Is it ready for your next overland adventure? Read more

  • 2019 Escape Fiberglass Trailers & 5th Wheel - Video

    Escape Trailer builds custom full fibreglass trailers in a unique one-piece design that has no seams! The interior design options are virtually limitless to have them build your trailer, your way. Read more

  • Safer easier trailering with 2019 Sierra - Video

    This a detailed walkthrough of the trailering app in the new 2019 Sierra trailer package including the camera view options and trailer checklist. It's not action packed but it will clearly show you the new features available for 2019. Read more

  • Armadillo - the new and improved Boler - Video teaser

    Armadillo - the new and improved Boler - Video

    Armadillo is a fresh new Canadian manufacturer of ultralight RV's that resemble the Boler, but are completely updated in styling, features, comfort, and construction. Jason Jong walks us through the features that make this a superior RV. Read more

  • 2018 Airstream Tommy Bahama - Video

    Two icons of luxury outdoor living are combined in the Airstream Tommy Bahama Special Edition for 2018. You don't get more head turning style, and quality, in a 27 foot, 6400 lb trailer. ... Read more

  • 1961 Holiday House Geographic X restored & updated

    Join the Flyte Camp crew as they share their hard work on the Holiday House Geographic Model X during Modernism Week 2018 at Palm Springs, California. The original designer Chuck Pelly was there to take in the festivities and see ... Read more

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    R-Pod 172 Hood River Edition - Video

    We're going to take a tour of the R-Pod 172 Hood River Edition with Al Mullins of Leisureland RV, who is also the chair of the BC Interior RV Society board. The R-Pod is essentially a tiny home, complete with all the amentities ... Read more