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Hurricane Primer for RVers

Hurricane Primer for RVers

August 27, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Hurricanes can have an impact anywhere along the East Coast, Gulf Coast, and even thousands of miles inland. During the 2012 hurricane season, Sandy led to Presidential disaster declarations in 13 states, sweeping from Maine to West Virginia. Now is the time to prepare for the start of this year’s hurricane season A hurricane is […]

Prepare for Stormy Weather with Quick Exit Plan

Prepare for Stormy Weather with Quick Exit Plan

August 6, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

Given the rash of severe weather that’s been striking the United States and Canada this spring and summer, it would be prudent for all campers and RVers to have a quick exit plan in place regardless of where you travel. Water is a major feature at numerous campgrounds and RV parks. Many state and provincial […]

Hurricane Irene: “Get the Hell off the Beach”

Hurricane Irene: “Get the Hell off the Beach”

August 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Hurricane Irene made landfall near Cape Lookout, North Carolina, just before 8 a.m. EDT with Category 1-force winds of 85 mph. The center of Irene is located about 5 miles north-northeast of Cape Lookout, North Carolina, or about 60 miles southwest of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, and is moving to the north-northeast near 14 miles […]

Island of Endless History: Galveston, TX

Island of Endless History: Galveston, TX

August 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

One of the oldest cities in Texas and a major port, Galveston sits on a barrier island two miles offshore, surrounded by 32 miles of sandy beaches, numerous attractions, and one of the largest and best-preserved concentrations of Victorian architecture in the United States. Galveston Island has been occupied for thousands of years, serving as […]