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How to Safely View an Eclipse

As kids, every one of us would repeatedly hear several of “life’s rules.” Don’t run with scissors in your hand— always wait at least 30 minutes after eating before getting in the pool—don’t talk to strangers—and don’t look directly into the sun! Soon, you’ll be allowed to break one of these rules, and you won’t even get in trouble!

On August 21, 2017, a celestial phenomenon will occur that we earthlings have not seen for 26 years. It’s a total eclipse of the sun, and because of the…

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Added by Cruise America on June 20, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Chasing Shadows for a Heavenly View

At Cruise America, we have blogged about hundreds of places you can go in one of our top-of-the-line class C rental motorhomes. We offer ideas for the best views that Mother Nature has to offer. We’ve suggested national and state parks, beaches, forests, mountains, deserts, glaciers and even volcanos. But hang on to your trailer hitches folks, because there’s something coming up in just a matter of weeks that you won’t want to miss, and you may need to make travel plans to get the best view…

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Added by Cruise America on June 19, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Why is Camping Growing by Record Numbers?

Mankind and Mother Nature have always been allies in the search and provision of solitude and tranquility. The demographics of those who enjoy being outside, whether absorbing the sun’s rays on the beaches and lakes, or taking a nap in the shade of the mammoth green trees soaring high from the mountain side, is growing in record numbers. People are discovering that there’s no better stress reliever than abandoning the city life for the peaceful sights and sounds of the great…

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Added by Cruise America on May 16, 2017 at 4:07pm — No Comments

Spring into Beauty with Cruise America

Now that spring is in the air, it’s time to work your way out of hibernation and think about reinvigorating your spirit by getting reconnected with Mother Nature. Recent research has proven that just a simple walk in the forest can calm your mind and improve mental health. Scientists tell us that those who spend time in our national parks tend to feel happier and exude more self-esteem.

If you’re like most of America, you’re probably itching to get out of the house and go somewhere.…

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Added by Cruise America on April 18, 2017 at 9:41am — No Comments

Five Amazing RV Destinations

So many travelers dream of taking a trip to faraway, exotic places. If you look at the Internet, it appears as though there are no unpopulated areas here in the U.S. where you can find solitude and tranquility. However, anyone who is part of the RV lifestyle knows different!

No matter where you live in our United States of America, you most likely won’t have to travel very far to explore some of nature’s finest work, breathtaking landscapes, vibrant cities, winding beaches and iconic…

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Added by Cruise America on April 18, 2017 at 9:33am — No Comments

7 Tips to Boondocking Etiquette!

Boondocking is a great way to camp, especially if you enjoy the vast wilderness and the solitude that one gets from becoming a part of nature. Boondocking, otherwise known as “dry camping,” “disbursed camping” or “off the grid camping,” simply means that you choose to camp on your own, rather than stay in an established RV park. This is completely possible because every Cruise America class C recreational vehicle is completely self-sufficient. With water tanks, battery banks and an onboard…

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Added by Cruise America on March 23, 2017 at 1:47pm — No Comments

Go Camping and Go to Sleep!

For as long as there have been skies to sleep under, there have been people unable to get to sleep. These night-crawling insomniacs have tried plants, pills, meditation, special lighting and even hypnotic recordings, yet some find no dozing relief!

If you happen to be one of these sleep-deprived individuals, fear not … there’s hope … and it’s as close as your local Cruise America RV rental location. You see, recent research has revealed that there is a much simpler way to overcome…

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Added by Cruise America on March 23, 2017 at 1:17pm — No Comments

Time to Cut the Cord?

One of many great things about traveling in this country of ours is that there are so many beautiful national parks and government-run land that offer camping in magnificent, scenic environments. Whether your taste calls for beaches, flatlands, mountains or lakes, there is a camping area that will meet your desires.

RV travel has always been very popular, but in recent years the number of RV enthusiasts has grown exponentially. It just keeps getting more and more appealing to those…

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Added by Cruise America on February 9, 2017 at 9:18am — No Comments

An Alternative to RV Parks

There are a host of reasons why vacationing in a motorhome is nothing less than stupendous, but one of the greatest things about it is the versatility and spontaneity that the RV lifestyle offers. As an example, when you’re traveling in a recreation vehicle from Cruise America, you have the option of staying wherever you so desire (so long as it’s legal)! There is no rule that mandates you stay in a designated RV park. In fact, some of the most beautiful places to camp are anything but…

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Added by Cruise America on February 9, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments

The Most Popular Outdoor Activity

The most popular outdoor recreational activity in the United States is camping. In fact, it is estimated that in 2015, over 40 million happy campers took to the road, and the revenue of campgrounds and RV parks (employing over 45,000 workers) was estimated to be approximately 5.8 billion US dollars! Now that’s a lot of camping!

The fact that so many people love camping is a pretty good indicator that it must be an enjoyable and rewarding experience. It also indicates that it must not…

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Added by Cruise America on January 11, 2017 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Lose the Crowd, Gain the Solitude

Sharing information and helping out customers are two very important aspects of our customer service here at Cruise America. RVers can always use a little help as they come to love and enjoy the RVing lifestyle. From newbie to veteran, from part-time to travel addict, RV lovers find ways to maximize comfort and enjoyment using the many tools, accessories and opportunities provided by Cruise America.

Once you have selected an RV as your source for travel (and a good decision it was),…

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Added by Cruise America on January 11, 2017 at 2:19pm — No Comments

New Year’s Day in Pasadena

There are all kinds of imaginative places to go and exciting things to do and see in this great nation of ours. When it comes to RV travel, the sky is the limit … literally! Not only are there beautiful sights to see, but there are so many special events that take place year after year … and as convenient and easy as it is to rent a Cruise America RV, you can set your sights on any of these events you want, and head out – the RV travel world is your oyster! You could do nothing but attend…

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Added by Cruise America on December 14, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Time for Some Sun?

Fall is disappearing, and winter is waiting in the wings. It may be time to pack up your Cruise America rental RV and head somewhere out of the cold and snow. Since the kids are probably going to be taking a holiday break from school, now might be the perfect time to escape.

If you live in a bone-chillingly frigid environment during the cold months, it may be nice to find somewhere packed with family fun, but where the climate stays on the mild side. There are many online resources…

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Added by Cruise America on December 14, 2016 at 3:25pm — No Comments

Life Hacks for the RV Traveler

As amazing as RV travel is, there can be a few “speedbumps” along the way, unless you happen to know the trick to avoiding them. Here are a few easy remedies that we like to refer to as “RV Hacks.” Take a look to see if these ideas might help you:

-Cruise America rental RVs come with a kitchen, along with plenty of storage space. But if you’ve ever experienced broken wine or juice glasses after a bumpy ride, try slipping them into “koozies” (foam-insulated can and bottle holders)…

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Added by Cruise America on November 30, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

RV Humor for the Road

Cruise America is all business when it comes to setting you up and making you comfortable in one of our class C motorhomes. But we also love to laugh, so we thought we’d share a little RV humor with you … enjoy!

Speedy Senior Citizen

A police officer pulled over an elderly woman who was driving a Cruise America rental RV.

Policeman: “Ma’am, you are driving mighty slow for being out here on the highway. The speed limit is 65 MPH.”

Lady: “Officer, I have seen…

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Added by Cruise America on November 30, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Fall Leaves are Falling in Colorado!

Colorado is a beautiful region whose scenery changes drastically with every season that rolls around. Even the state’s name connotes “color.” The word “colorado” means “red-colored” in Spanish. This description is not only apropos for the landscape, but for the menagerie of hues that make an appearance each fall as the fall leaves began to turn their beautiful yellows, golds and reds.

One of the best ways to view the annual spectacular show of colors offered by our nation’s 38th…

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Added by Cruise America on October 17, 2016 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Kid-Friendly Cooking in an RV

What is it about RV cooking that produces meals that taste so much better than anything you could ever get at a restaurant? Is it the fact that you’re in the wilderness? Or maybe it’s the enticing smell of the outdoor grill emitting its tempting aromas. At Cruise America, we believe that the food made in an RV tastes so good because it’s main ingredient is always love.

There are all kinds of amazing meals that you can make while camping in one of our Cruise America rental RVs. In…

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Added by Cruise America on October 17, 2016 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Common Sins of RV Barbequing – Continued

Last month we covered six of the twelve most common grilling mistakes (or mis-steaks) that outdoor chefs tend to make while barbequing on their camping excursions. They were:

Sin #1 – Using Lighter Fluid or Match Light Briquettes

Sin #2 – Spreading the Coals Before They Are Completely Gray

Sin #3 – Not Preheating the Grill

Sin #4 – Not Cleaning the Grill

Sin #5 – Cooking Over Too Much Direct Heat

Sin #6 – Lifting the Lid Too Much

As promised, here is…

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Added by Cruise America on September 12, 2016 at 10:01am — No Comments

Common Sins of RV Barbequing – Continued

Last month we covered six of the twelve most common grilling mistakes (or mis-steaks) that outdoor chefs tend to make while barbequing on their camping excursions. They were:

Sin #1 – Using Lighter Fluid or Match Light Briquettes

Sin #2 – Spreading the Coals Before They Are Completely Gray

Sin #3 – Not Preheating the Grill

Sin #4 – Not Cleaning the Grill

Sin #5 – Cooking Over Too Much Direct Heat

Sin #6 – Lifting the Lid Too Much

As promised, here is…

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Added by Cruise America on September 12, 2016 at 10:01am — No Comments

Favorite Washington Road Trips

If packing up the RV and hitting the open road sounds as enjoyable to you as it does to the majority of the human population, we’ve got some great news. Cruise America has a rental RV that is just the right size for your family or traveling party! We’ve also got a lot of travel ideas.

The Pacific Northwest has a great deal of breathtaking scenery to offer, and visiting some of the incredible towns along the way make for an unforgettable road trip. Here are some great Washington…

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Added by Cruise America on September 12, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

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