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What is your In Tent?

There are those who claim that it’s just as comfortable for them to camp in a tent at an RV park than camp in an RV. Anyone who says this has obviously never camped in an RV!

Let’s take a minute and consider some of the differences between outdoor “tent camping” and camping in a motorhome. It really takes a special breed to be able to camp in a tent and be comfortable at the same time! In this day and age, the modern rental RVs (like you’ll find at Cruise America) are just like small…

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Added by Cruise America on August 17, 2015 at 11:59am — No Comments

To Appreciate Camping—Look Up!

One of the greatest advantages to traveling in an RV is that you often find yourself in quiet, serene places far from the hustle and bustle of the city. From the beauty of the plush landscape and green foliage, to the crystal blue waterways that dot our nation, traveling in an RV places you on the 50-yardline of nature’s splendor.

Just because the sun goes down over your campsite—rendering the landscape invisible—doesn’t mean that the beauty has to end. Being far from the lights of…

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Added by Cruise America on August 11, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Thank You!

I wanted to send a note to tell you how impressed I was with your company and my Cruise America experience. From Sabrina Pietroricca who I dealt with on the phone for my reservation to Crandall Payne at your Las Vegas location, your entire team was very pleasant and helpful throughout the entire process.

This was the first time I've ever rented a RV and things went well. The motorhome was in great shape, clean and ready for me when I showed up. While the office was VERY busy, I can…

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Added by Cruise America on August 5, 2015 at 9:50am — No Comments

Healthy Snacks for the Road

There is just something about rolling down the open highway on a family vacation that makes a traveler want to snack. It's easy to stop at the store and load up on junk food, and isn't it funny how the "junkier" the food is, the better is seems to taste? That's because it's loaded with the three flavor makers: salt, sugar and fat. Things like potato chips, candy bars and donuts are the normal snacks for the road for many folks, but that can be a real physical downer. With just a little…

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Added by Cruise America on July 21, 2015 at 2:35pm — No Comments

Tips on Traveling to Banff and Glacier Parks in an RV with my dog

Hi All,

Just got back from my trip to Glacier and Banff parks. Two trips back and forth between US and Canada by car and one by air. A couple of observations:

On the car trips, custom agents didn't pay much attention to the dog. I was only asked for vet paperwork once, out of four border crossings.

On air trips, custom agents paid more attention.

-On trip into Canada, the custom agent said my crate/carry bag was too small. Dog needs to be able to stand up in it. I'm…

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Added by Margaret Schuler on July 20, 2015 at 12:08pm — No Comments

First Timer RV Tips

One of the best ways to see the nation is behind the wheel of a rental recreational vehicle from Cruise America. When you're in an RV, it's easy to explore the world of adventure waiting for you to discover. If you are considering renting an RV from Cruise America for the first time, congratulations on your travel savvy. Here are a few first timer RV tips that you might find handy:

• With Cruise America, one size does not fit all; you can choose the size that's right for you and your…

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Added by Cruise America on June 16, 2015 at 10:15am — No Comments

Safety Tips for Summer RV Travelers

Everyone's favorite travel season is here, and Cruise America is stocked up with great deals on their top-of-the-line class C RV rentals!

Summertime travel usually involves barbecuing, time in the sun and water activities. Whether you're a novice RVer or a first timer in a motorhome, it's always important to exercise a high degree of safety along with your family fun. Here are a few summer safety tips to remember:

Grilling and Fire Safety

Is there anything better than…

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Added by Cruise America on May 14, 2015 at 1:29pm — No Comments

new england.. help....

Im new to things like blog s, im hoping people see
this and can offer advice etc.
so here goes. My new wife and i have booked an
rv for 9 nights starting the 21st Sept this year.
Where should we go ? do we have to stay on camp sites ?
should we be concerned about theft or attack ?
We live in the UK, so please excuse the questions.
regards paul.

Added by paul beavis on April 28, 2015 at 7:05am — No Comments

Five Helpful RV Tips

According to RV experts, there has never been a better time to travel in a motorhome than right now. Whether you need some time off for a family vacation, or just to get away for a weekend adventure, there is no better (and more comfortable) way to travel than in the comfort of one of our rental RVs. With the different models that Cruise America makes available, you will find just the right size to accommodate your traveling party.

More and more people are taking to the highways as…

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Added by Cruise America on April 7, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Stay Fit While you Travel

There is nothing more enjoyable than climbing aboard your Cruise America RV and hitting the open road. It's the lack of a tight schedule, the fresh air on the beach or in the mountains and the complete absence of stress that really makes traveling in a motorhome fun.

However, if you allow it, there could be a downside to it all. When you travel long distances, it involves a lot of sitting. In addition, we don't always make the wisest eating choices when we are on the move. The good…

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Added by Cruise America on March 16, 2015 at 10:28am — No Comments

Take a Spontaneous Romantic Trip

There are dozens of reasons why someone would want to get away in a Cruise America rental RV. However, because Valentine's Day is quickly approaching, you may want to consider renting a motorhome for a romantic adventure.

Romantic RV Getaways are the perfect way to show your loved one that you adore being with them, and by renting one of our compact units, which are just right for a couple in love, you can roam the nation in style and comfort. You can keep all of the basic necessities…

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Added by Cruise America on February 5, 2015 at 9:12am — No Comments

Potatoes Au Gratin Fondue

There are all kinds of fun activities to be had while traveling in a Cruise America rental RV. One of the things we overlook sometimes is the magic that can happen in the kitchen. There is just something about enjoying a meal that was cooked in the mountains; maybe it's the view of the countryside or the smell of the fresh air that makes it taste just that much better.

At Cruise America, we have a whole slew of recipe suggestions to offer. Here is one of our favorites:

Potatoes…

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Added by Cruise America on January 8, 2015 at 10:14am — No Comments

Take What you Need, Leave What you Don't

At Cruise America, we can get your rental RV all ready for you to travel, but it's up to you to pack the things you want to take along. Especially when it comes to packing for the kitchen. While we do have some items that you might find useful to rent (such as pots, pans and silverware), the majority of items will need to come from you.

Our rental class C motorhomes are very comfortable, but no matter how much space there is in an RV, there always seems to be a need for more. This is…

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Added by Cruise America on December 1, 2014 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Test Run with an RV Rental

There is no better way to discover the beauty and wonder of this big blue marble we live on than to explore it in an RV. So many travelers would love to give it a try, but they don't own a recreational vehicle, so they don't pursue the idea. It's surprising how many people are not aware that RVs can be rented by the day, the month, or for as long as you choose. That’s what Cruise America is all about … affording folks the opportunity to experience RV travel for themselves, even if they don't…

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Added by Cruise America on November 25, 2014 at 10:47am — No Comments

Nothing Compares to the Colors of Fall

Traveling in the fall in an RV provides a great perspective to anyone who loves beautiful scenery. There is nothing more invigorating than getting an up-close look at Mother Nature's finest work through the windows of a rolling home away from home. And there is no better time than the fall to experience it. The leaves that were once bright green take on hues, ranging from neon yellow to pumpkin orange to fiery red. The combination of these fall colors brings the landscape to a vibrancy that…

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Added by Cruise America on November 13, 2014 at 10:18am — No Comments

Don't Let your RV Travel Interrupt School

Just because you're on a trip, doesn't mean your kids' education has to come to a halt!

If you're one of the millions of Americans that home school their children, remember that traveling in an RV is one of the best educational experiences there is! If you think about it, your RV can be a rolling classroom, offering learning opportunities that just can't be found at home, or in a traditional classroom. There are a number of thought-stimulating experiences that can be found on the…

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Added by Cruise America on September 11, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

A Successful First RV Experience

Cruise America has always been the "stand out" RV rental company in the United States and Canada. When someone wants to rent a motorhome for their first RV experience, they needn't ponder on whom to rent from; Cruise America always delivers.

Recently, Boston Globe reporter, Emily Sweeney, posted an article in the August 2nd edition of the Boston Globe, in which she described her experience in a Cruise America rental RV as she embarked on a road trip with friends and family for the…

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Added by Cruise America on August 22, 2014 at 11:23am — No Comments

Stay Fire Safe

Cruise America wants to remind our customers that this is the time of year that the wildfires pop up all over the forested lands, and that they are nothing to mess around with. The landscape is so dry in some places, that sparking a fire can happen easily and quickly. Being in the wrong place at the wrong time can be disastrous, so vigilance is important. Not only do you need to be aware of where the fires are occurring, but you should also know what you must do to prevent forest or brush…

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Added by Cruise America on August 5, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Fanática por RVs

Sou fanática por RV. Desde 1986 nunca mais deixamos de possuir um. Dessa forma rodamos o Brasil inteiro, bem como os países vizinhos Neste momento temos doisMH um para 3 pessoas e outro para 6 mas andamos sempre em 2. Estivemos em Portugal o ano retrasado e alugamos um por 15 dias. Foi maravilhoso!

Estamos tentando negociar com vocês mas está sendo deveras complicado. Tenho 72 anos e meu marido 56. Também sei dirigir Motor home mas geralmente é sempre ele quem pilota. Sou guardada…

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Added by Adelaide Rossini de Jesus on July 14, 2014 at 9:34am — 1 Comment

The Hassles of Traveling

There really is nothing better than traveling. There's just something about leaving the day-to-day rat race and setting your cares aside that makes it possible to relax and de-stress for awhile. However, there are a few things that can really be annoying about taking a conventional trip … the kind where you fly, or take your personal vehicle. Here they are:

1. Being subjected to airline schedules, late planes causing missed connecting flights, packing everything into small suitcases…

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Added by Cruise America on July 8, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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