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Campground Stars: Bledsoe Creek State Park

Recent improvements at Bledsoe Creek State Park make the campsites compliant with the American Disabilities Act—one of the reasons for its 5-star Campendium review. Bledsoe Creek State Park 400 Zieglers Fort Road Gallatin, TN 37066 615-452-3706 GPS: 36.3785, -86.3605 Elevation: 531 ft Nightly Rate: $33 “It seems as if great strides have been made to … Continue reading Campground Stars: Bledsoe Creek State Park

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Save Big—up to $14K!—at Lazydays RV Time to upgrade? Lazydays in Tucson is offering a special deal on featured 2017 Airstreams. A 25FB 2017 Airstream International Serenity is available now for $76,068—$14,000 less than the MSRP price of $90,284. “The International Serenity was designed for those in search of inner peace and the ultimate in … Continue reading Quick News

Conserving Power While Boondocking

One of the most concerns of RV travelers who have begun to stray from established campsites has to do with energy usage. They’re always worried about running out of battery power, a version of the “range anxiety” that owners of electric cars often have. That’s a legitimate concern, because once the batteries run out of … Continue reading Conserving Power While Boondocking

The Airstream Airbnb Phenomenon

The Airbnb phenomenon is so entrenched now that it’s no longer a phenomenon. You can rent places to stay of every size and shape pretty much all over the globe, and they can range from exotic (and luxurious) tree houses to sagging backyard tents. And some of those available rentals—not all through Airbnb—are those in … Continue reading The Airstream Airbnb Phenomenon

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Act fast—Alumapalooza 8 is selling out! The factory expansion at the Airstream campus in Ohio is exciting news, and also means that for the first time ever, camping space is limited for Alumapalooza! We’re already approaching a sell out—only 21 sites remain—so register today. A whole new lineup of hands-on workshops and fresh new entertainment … Continue reading Quick News

The Airstream Fine Art Invitational

Invitations are in the mail to the top artists in the country to participate in the second annual Airstream Fine Art Invitational. The show will run in conjunction with Alumapalooza May 30—June 4, 2017 at the Airstream, Inc. campus in Jackson Center, Ohio. The selected artists—many of whom can be seen in Art Journey America, … Continue reading The Airstream Fine Art Invitational

Airstream Fire Safety Part Two: 9-1-1, and How to Evacuate

When you embark on an Airstream adventure, “don’t leave common sense behind,” said John Gold, RV expert and presenter at a recent Alumaevent. “How many of you have an emergency escape hatch in your Airstream?” he asked the crowd, and all hands waved. “Good!” he said. “Now, how many of you have climbed through it?” … Continue reading Airstream Fire Safety Part Two: 9-1-1, and How to Evacuate

Airstream Fire Safety: How to Use an Extinguisher

“You have to practice for an emergency like a fire,” said RV expert John Gold at a recent Alumaevent. “I’m superstitious. I believe in Murphy’s Law: the worst possible thing will happen at the worst possible time. If,” he added emphatically, “IF you aren’t prepared. So be prepared!” Safety step one: stock a fire extinguisher … Continue reading Airstream Fire Safety: How to Use an Extinguisher