Big Rig Resorts

New coastal campground to open in Orange County, CA

June 25, 2011
In one week's time, campers will begin to pitch their tents and park their RVs on 35 acres of prime coastal real estate near Laguna Beach, surrounded by native shrubs and flowers as they drink in the sweeping ocean view — no matter which of the 60 sites they camp in. [Read More]

America's 10 Best Ice Cream Factory Tours

June 21, 2011

Find out how ice cream is made, plus get the scoop on new flavors from Ben & Jerry's, Blue Bell, Turkey Hill, and other popular brands. [Read More...]

National treasures: Scenic byways

June 19, 2011
By Bob Difley If you haven’t made it a priority to check out the Scenic Byways in the areas you travel or are headed to, you are missing some of the most exciting parts of what makes up America, and you have the best way to see them–your RV. The National Scenic Byways Program is part of [Read More...]

How to Avoid the Crowds at Yellowstone

June 18, 2011
Get free admission to U.S. national parks on June 21, the first day of summer. Escape the crowds by seeking out these under-appreciated geysers, hiking trails, swimming holes, and other park highlights. [Read More...]

10 great places to get a craft beer

June 17, 2011
This year give Dad a Father's Day present you'll know he'll enjoy: a beer. Take him to a brewpub, where on-site brewers are constantly concocting new ways to satisfy thirst. "Brewpubs are the frontline soldiers in the craft beer revolution," [Read More...]

Hershey Show to Feature 900 RVs, Sept. 14-18

June 12 2011

The Pennsylvania RV and Camping Show will roll into Hershey Sept. 14-18. The show will run Wednesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. With more than 900 RVs on display from every major manufacturer, the show is the best place to shop and compare. Everything [Read More...]

Florida State Park Campground Privatization OK’d

June 11 2011
Florida’s park system was given an important go-ahead today (June 10) to pursue private development of campgrounds inside as many as 56 state parks, the Orlando Sentinel reported. State park officials told the Acquisition and Restoration Council, a panel in Tallahassee that oversees use of state conservation lands, that establishing privately run camping inside parks [Read More...]

Southern Food: 10 Restaurants off the Eaten Path

If you really want to learn a place, eat the food of its people. Museums, cultural tours, and monuments may tell a good story, but one bite of a region's cuisine relays generations of heritage, traditions, and family pride. Next time you're on a road trip, go beyond the ho-hum chain restaurants and explore a little. [Read more...]

Arizona Campgrounds Closed for Fire Safety

June 7, 2011
Extreme fire danger and concern for the public’s safety have forced rangers in the Coronado National Forest to close the park until further notice, KNXV-TV, Phoenix, reported.. Beginning Thursday, all visitor centers, campgrounds, picnic areas, trails, summer cabins and camps will be temporarily shut down, Heidi Schewel with the Coronado National Forest confirmed. However, district [Read More...]

30 Tips to Cut Your RV Travel Expenses

The Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial kickoff to the summer travel season, with many families either hitting the road or planning to do so within the following summer months. Following are 30 tips that will help you save money while still enjoying all the fun, freedom, and flexibility that RVing has to offer: Buy a local [Read More...]