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18 Mar
A Road Trip into the History of American Camping with Ford’s “Station Wagon Living”

A Road Trip into the History of American Camping with Ford’s “Station Wagon Living”

Back in the 1950’s “Station Wagon Living” was a thing, and the Ford Motor Company, through their brilliant and innovative use of content marketing, was there to lead the way. The late 1950’s were an explosive period of growth for American camping and road trip culture.  It was a period of confidence, innovation, and exploration for the “greatest generation” of Americans that won World War II. Men and women like my grandparents, Edmund and Beatrice Nagle. They were having kids, making money, and hitting the... Read More
06 Dec
5 Reasons Seasonal Camping Might Be Right For You!

5 Reasons Seasonal Camping Might Be Right For You!

We got a ton of response after our recent podcast episode on Seasonal Camping, featuring Jon and Heather Anderson. They are RVers who signed up for their own seasonal campsite two years ago and absolutely love it. So we want to make ourselves perfectly clear. If you are thinking about a seasonal camping spot for next year, NOW is the time to book. If you wait to search for your own perfect getaway until next spring, it might just be too late. Seasonal camping is when you reserve one campsite for an extended period of time. Then you are free... Read More
09 Jan
The RVFTA Coloring Contest: A Cure For the Winterization Blues

The RVFTA Coloring Contest: A Cure For the Winterization Blues

They say that camping is the best kind of therapy. But when you can’t camp, coloring pictures of travel trailers works pretty well, too. Inspired by a post on our RVFTA forum, Jeremy recently went a little hog wild and bought us three camping coloring books. They were supposed to be for the adults, but the boys jumped on the camper coloring crazy train, and now its a bit of a thing in our house. Yesterday, I noticed the colored pages were beginning to pile up in various areas of the house. The boys have honestly put so much effort into... Read More
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