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7 Tips for Planning a Successful Camping Trip

7 Tips for Planning a Successful Camping Trip

May 20, 2013 by · 2 Comments 

If you are going on a camping trip planning is essential. Whether you are a retired senior planning the trip of a lifetime, a snowbird, family looking for an economical way to vacation, or a couple looking to get away from the stresses of the work week, camping provides the perfect alternative to the conventional holiday. […]

Survey to Determine Why Winter Texan Numbers Have Declined

Survey to Determine Why Winter Texan Numbers Have Declined

February 18, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

The number of Winter Texans coming to the Rio Grande Valley has fallen, and folks at the University of Texas-Pan American want to know why. They’re asking Winter Texans to fill out a survey on its website. Penny Simpson, director of the Valley Markets and Tourism Research Center, said it will take about 15-20 minutes. […]

5 Ways to Save Fuel and Money

5 Ways to Save Fuel and Money

October 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

During the 2011-2012 Snowbird Season Arizona RV parks reported their winter residents appeared to be staying longer than in previous years, partially due to high fuel prices. With thousands of snowbirds planning to hit the road during the coming weeks and months, two things will be on their minds—arriving at their destination safely and the […]

Best Kept Secret in Camping: Maricopa County Parks & BOGO

Best Kept Secret in Camping: Maricopa County Parks & BOGO

October 4, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

One of the best kept secrets in the World of RVing is campgrounds located in county parks! But where are they, and how do you find them? Sometimes they’re located in Woodall’s and Trailer Life Campground Directory. Often times they’re not. County parks are often relatively small and off the beaten path. But if you’re looking for a […]

Tips for Choosing RV Parks/Campgrounds

Tips for Choosing RV Parks/Campgrounds

September 10, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

Choices for RV parks and campgrounds include luxurious RV resorts, activity-filled family destinations, 55+ parks, secluded natural settings, and basic parks conveniently located for an overnight stay. Prices also run the gamut. There is a variety of campgrounds, each offering different amenities and activities. These include private RV parks; casino camping; membership parks; national, state, […]

Cave Creek Regional Park, AZ

Cave Creek Regional Park, AZ

February 15, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Cave Creek Regional Park , one of Maricopa County’s parks, is a 2,922 acre preserve of lush desert foothills located north of Phoenix, just off the Carefree Highway. It’s a beautiful preserve with hills to climb for valley views, a new visitor’s center, and easy flatlander trails for equestrians, hikers, and bikers alike. Ranger-led educational […]