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Travel Tips: How To Protect Yourself From Food Borne Illness

Travel Tips: How To Protect Yourself From Food Borne Illness

One of the best things about traveling to another country is trying local, authentic cuisine. However, it pays to know a few basic rules so you don’t become one of the 10 million overseas travelers to suffer a bout of traveler’s diarrhea or other foodborne illnesses each year.  Luckily, you can protect yourself from food borne health problems (and spending half your trip visiting restrooms)... [Read more]

RV Tech-Tip: Hide Pet Bowls

RV Tech-Tip: Hide Pet Bowls

RVers enjoy taking their pets along when they travel, but one problem with having a pet on board is where to put the food and water dishes. We all look for an out-of-sight spot where the dishes won’t get kicked or stepped into. This RV tech tip is a great solution. My wife came up with a great idea to hide our pet bowls. She asked me to remove the door from the storage compartment below the stove.... [Read more]

Chapter Life

Chapter Life

Good Sam chapters are the building blocks of the Good Sam Club. Best of all, chapters are groups of friends that camp together. Membership in a chapter only requires a Good Sam Club membership. It’s up to the chapter to decide if there are dues or schedules. Indeed, there is nothing mysterious about chapters: There are no entry rituals or secret handshakes. The only thing you need is the desire to... [Read more]

RV Tech Tip: Awning Rod Storage

RV Tech Tip: Awning Rod Storage

I got tired of having to hunt for my awning rod, which had the habit of becoming buried under the other items in my largest outside storage compartment, the only compartment long enough to store it in. If you’re having a similar problem, this RV tech tip can help. I cut two short pieces (about 6 inches long) of PVC pipe, drilled two holes in each (enlarged the holes on one side for the screwdriver... [Read more]

Explore Virginia

Explore Virginia

The Governor’s Palace at Williamsburg American history in Virginia goes back over 400 years, and when exploring the Old Dominion, the rich layers of that experience naturally seep into one another. So, when soaking in the majesty of the Shenandoah Mountains, you will bump into the Civil War legacies of Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson for the Confederacy and Philip Sheridan for the Union... [Read more]

What I’ve Learned From Full-Time RVing With My Newlywed Wife

What I’ve Learned From Full-Time RVing With My Newlywed Wife

Heath and Alyssa Padgett are newlyweds on an RV honeymoon across America. I know what you’re thinking. What guy in his right mind would take his newlywed wife and travel the country in an RV? The first year of marriage can be tough enough without adding broken pump lines and the stress of learning the RV lifestyle. But, to be completely honest, it’s been the adventure of a lifetime. My wife and... [Read more]

Top Family RV Parks

RV Camping is a family affair atThe Good Sam RV Travel Guide and Campground Directory’s Top Family RV Parks for 2014. The RV parks on this list feature amenities, entertainment and education programs that serve family members of all ages. These parks cultivate an atmosphere that’s welcoming for families big and small. Whether showing G-rated movies or conducting educational nature programs,... [Read more]

Top July Fourth RV Parks

Top July Fourth RV Parks

Fire up the grill and enjoy the fireworks when you stay at one of The Good Sam RV Travel Guide and Campground Directory’s Top Fourth of July RV Parks for 2014. Rest assured that the RV parks on this list, compiled by the travel guide’s editors and consultants, go out of their way to celebrate the nation’s birthday with pyrotechnics, colorful parades or excursions to nearby celebrations. Whether... [Read more]

Top Destination RV Parks

Top Destination RV Parks

Hang out with Mickey in Disney World or contemplate the sheer power of Niagara Falls. Stay at the Good Sam RV Travel Guide and Campground Directory’s  Top Destination Parks for great camping experiences near some of North America’s most popular travel spots. Check out popular destinations during the day and relax in comfort in the evening at RV parks that make it their business to take care of... [Read more]

Top Pet Parks in the Desert Southwest

Top Pet Parks in the Desert Southwest

Take your pets with you for  snowbird adventures when you travel to these RV parks in the southwest United States. At Good Life RV Resort, a Cal Am Resort in Mesa, Arizona, pets can run loose in a new, fenced-in dog park equipped with ramps, hoops and other dexterity equipment designed for exercise and fun. Two other Cal Am Resorts—Sun Life RV Resort  in Mesa Sunflower RV Resort in Surprise—also... [Read more]

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