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Colorado Day is August 6th

Whether you are new to the state of Colorado and the 42 state parks or have lived there all of your life, join in the annual celebration of Colorado Day on August 6th. On this day, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering free entrance at all state parks. The day commemorates the anniversary of statehood granted in 1876.

This day would be a wonderful opportunity for you to check out a new place to camp – make a day, take friends, a picnic lunch, and check out the best camping spot for those used travel trailers that you just purchased. The state parks are scattered throughout Colorado and offer a showcase of the state’s varied landscapes. Whether you want prairies, mountains, rivers or reservoirs, you will find it in the Colorado State Parks. Make plans to visit on Colorado Day now!

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Camp Michigan

Did you know that July 2012 is Michigan Camping and RV Month?

Michigan has more than 950 private RV parks and campgrounds in addition to the 98 state parks, 133 state forest campgrounds and 7 areas in Michigan under the US Forest Service. That is over 140,000 campsites!

Whether you are headed out in a tent to a rustic site or you have just purchased from a great selection of used motorhomes that need full hook-up, you are sure to find a perfect spot in Michigan. Plan ahead with friends to take your toys in your used toy haulers by picking a spot near ATV trails so you can ride all day and sit by the campfire all evening!

Bottom line is get out there and Enjoy Michigan any time of year!

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June 2012 is Great Outdoors Month

Did you know that President Obama has declared June 2012 to be Great Outdoors Month? From the official release he includes “I … do hereby proclaim June 2012 as Great Outdoors Month. I urge all Americans to explore the great outdoors and to uphold our Nation’s legacy of conserving our lands and waters for future generations.” He is encouraging America to be outdoors enjoying camping, fishing, hiking, visiting a neighborhood park and so much more.

America does have beautiful national treasures in our parks and unique landscapes. Why not take time during the month of June to visit a nearby National Park for a camping trip? Don’t have an RV for your trip? Find your local RV dealers, stop in and look around at all of the new and used fifth wheels that they have available. The sales people are very knowledgeable on all of the different options available today in RVs. Have your list of would likes, must haves and can’t live withouts ready, and they can help you find the right RV for your adventures.

Hit the road on an RV vacation to enjoy Great Outdoors Month!

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Staycations – Camping Locally In Your Own State

You have heard the term staycation used a lot more over the last few years due to the rise of gas prices and the higher cost of traveling. Now more than ever people are deciding to stay closer to home to save money so they can continue camping, RVing, and doing the outdoor activities they love at a cheaper price.

There is nothing wrong with camping locally, you don’t have to leave your state or even your own city to relax and enjoy time away from your normal day to day life. I bet there are many of you that are avid campers that have yet to camp at all the campgrounds in your state. Driving down a main state highway you always see signs for campgrounds, have you stayed at every campground you have ever past, most likely not. Sometimes you will find some of the best campgrounds less than a few hours from your home.

Even though you stay close to home, you won’t feel like you are. You will be able to relax and feel like you are miles from home when you are sitting around enjoying the campfire. Another plus to staying closer to home means that you can stay longer. If you spend a day traveling some where that is one less day you have to relax around the campsite.

Visit your state government website, to view a full list of campgrounds in your state. Take a look you will be surprised at what you find.

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If you have been tent camping for many years and ready to start RVing then take a look at some great Used RVs For Sale to find a great deal on your first RV. You will find many options of RVs, whether you are looking to start out small with a folding pop up camper or want to start right out with a full size travel trailer or fifth wheel.

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Camping Season coming to an end

rv-vacation-sunsetThe warm weather of summer will soon be fleeting and the RV camping season will be coming to a close in most Northern, mid-western, and mountainous states. In Colorado, some campgrounds close as early as the first week of September. Maine the season traditionally extends to the end of October depending on the campground. In Maryland, the RV camping season also extends to the end of October. Not only does the season depend on the weather, unless you are a fulltimer, snowbird, or have grown/no kids, the season an also be dependent on the start of school.

Didn’t it seem like just yesterday that summer was here and you had visions of a full season of RV Camping dancing in your head? We hope that the 2009 RV camping season left you with many wonderful memories, great weather, and good fun. Don’t worry, the 2010 RV camping season will be here before you know it.

It is now time to start winterizing and storing your RV.

Maybe too, this summer of camping fun has left you yearning for a new RV or a new-to-you RV. If so, the off-season can be a great time to buy a RV and get all of items that need fixed on warranty done and out of the way. If you are in the market for a new RV, a great place to start is this RV Sales site. If a quality used RV is more your need, visit this Used RVs site.

Many of you have been asking for the best winter RV Vacations and the best places to RV in the winter. Here is an article that has that information.

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