Big Rig Resorts

Highline RV Luxury Equal To Top Coach Converter

August 23, 2011
A Lug_Nut view. 5th wheel trailers are going to new heights and rival highline motorized coaches like the Prevost conversions. Like the Canadian built Prevost Coach, this 5th wheel is also being designed and built by a Canadian company. This two story fiver is 53 feet... [Read More]

Despite Tough Economy, RVers Keep on Rolling

Aug 22, 2011
America’s RV enthusiasts seem to be sticking with their passion for the open road despite high gas prices and the down economy, though it hasn’t been without a few concessions along the way. As reported by the Goshen News, such was the apparent consensus at Indiana’s Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds Friday (Aug. 19) afternoon, where [Read More...]

12 Reasons to Visit New York's Finger Lakes

August 16, 2011
Within an imaginary triangle of Upstate New York between Syracuse, Rochester and Elmira-Corning, there are 11 long, narrow lakes lying roughly parallel to each other. According to Iroquois legend, God looked upon this land with special favor and reached down to bless it, leaving the imprint of his hands. [Read more]

Top 10 Most Beautiful Places in the Great Lakes

August 10, 2011
Recently ABC-TV’s Good Morning America came out with a list of “The Most Beautiful Places in America.” In alphabetical order, the list included 1. Asheville, North Carolina 2. Aspen, Colorado 3. Cape Cod, Massachusetts 4. Destin, Florida 5. Grand Tetons, Jackson Hole, Wyoming 6. Lanikai Beach, Oahu, Hawaii 7. Newport, Rhode Island 8. Point Reyes, California 9. Sedona, Arizona 10. Sleeping Bear Dunes, Michigan Obviously, all of [Read More...]

The Towns of Coastal Maine

August 8, 2011
How to see the best of Southern Maine and Down East in just one week. If three days in Maine are good, a week is even better. That's about enough time to take the two regions of the Maine coast: southern Maine ("down there," also sometimes referred to as "Vacationland" or "not Maine") and Downeast ("up there" or "the real Maine").
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10 great places to eat like a local

August 7, 2011
In an era when you can eat the same meal off the same menu at opposite ends of the country, author Morgan Murphy seeks out restaurants with a local connection. His new book, Off the Eaten Path (Oxmoor House, $21.95), celebrates family-owned places. [Read More]

Oklahoma Drought Forces Campground Shutdown

August 6, 2011
The Winding Stair Campground in the Ouachita National Forest at Hodgen in southeast Oklahoma’s LeFlore County is closed until its well water levels are replenished, according to a National Forest Service news release. Blame it on the long-running Oklahoma drought, the Fort Smith (Ark.) Times Record reported. “These hot, dry days have taken their toll [Read More...]