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Yellowstone in an RV

There are countless opportunities for you to enjoy family adventures in your rental motorhome from Cruise America. The countryside across our vast nation is diverse, providing the best-of-the-best in several categories of travel. This is one of many good reasons why more and more folks are choosing RV travel.

America’s national parks provide a beautiful, serene look at our nation. Whether you’re into coastline, lakeside, mountain or desert camping, there is a national park to fill…


Added by Cruise America on November 12, 2015 at 11:09am — No Comments

Why Live in an RV?

RV living is a great way to vacation. So many family memories are created traveling in one of Cruise America’s fleet of class C RVs. But did you ever consider living the RV lifestyle permanently? As retirement approaches, it may be something to consider. Here’s why:

1. There are No Property Taxes

2. Requires Less Money to Live

3. Unlimited Visiting of Friends and Relatives

4. Create New Experiences

5. Take Home Along With You

6. No More Yard Work

7. Stay…


Added by Cruise America on November 10, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Let’s Talk Turkey

One of America’s favorite pastimes is traveling. Another favorite pastime is eating. So why not combine the two? Let’s talk turkey here …

The holidays are quickly approaching, and it’s time to start making your way over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house, or wherever you happen to be going. You can attempt to get airline tickets and try for a hotel near her home, or you can drastically reduce your luggage and supplies and attempt to fit everything you need for the…


Added by Cruise America on November 9, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

To Own, or Not to Own?

If you're new to the RV lifestyle, or if you're shopping for one right now, it may benefit you to read this blog post about the costs of RV ownership. It could help you in your planning and search. There’s no way we can cover everything one needs to know when making such a major purchase, but we can sure offer you a basic foundation to get you rolling (no pun intended).

Purchasing a recreational vehicle isn’t much different than purchasing a car. It may be a little more intense; and…


Added by Cruise America on November 5, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

When you set out to do some RV camping, you have a choice of where you want to stay. Many prefer the secure, amenity-laden RV parks that come equipped with water, power and electrical hookups. This certainly makes life much easier to have these conveniences at your fingertips. However, should you decide to do some boondock camping (otherwise known as “dry camping”), there are a few changes in habits that you will need to prepare for, including conserving water where possible. You must always…


Added by Cruise America on November 4, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Great Gadgets for Off the Grid Camping

There are an infinite number of spectacular places you can go for an adventurous camping getaway in your motorhome. Many folks prefer to stay in RV parks or campsites, while others prefer to be away from civilization and go “boondocking,” “dry camping” or “wild camping.” For these campers, this article lists ten boondocking gadgets to have with you while camping off the grid. If you own your RV, there are things you can add to it. If you are renting your RV, there are a few things that may…


Added by Cruise America on November 2, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Recreational Parks in Washington State

People always try to seek out places of interest when vacation time rolls around. We, as humans, want to be sure that we don’t waste our precious days off by going somewhere that we aren’t going to absolutely love. However, not all places people visit give them what they want. Traveling in a motorhome almost guarantees that you’ll enjoy yourself wherever you go. The family togetherness and the memories created are incomparable.

There are enjoyable vacation spots all over the nation,…


Added by Cruise America on October 15, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Quartzsite Sports, Vacation & RV Extravaganza

The middle of January is a busy time for the folks of Quartzsite, Arizona. This is where the weeklong annual Quartzsite Sports, Vacation & RV Extravaganza takes place. This giant celebration, mostly attended by RV enthusiasts, was inaugurated on January 28, 1984, and was originally called the Quartzsite RV Show. There were only 60 exhibitors and one small tent. Because of the extreme interest in the event by so many attendees, it became obvious that it wasn’t going to work to keep having…


Added by Cruise America on October 15, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Roll Through Cajun Country in an RV

The official name for the French Louisiana region that is made up of, for the most part, a Francophone population, is called Acadiana (named for the French settlers that were exiled from L’Acadie by the British in 1755). This intrastate region is comprised of 22 of the 64 parishes that make up the state of Louisiana. It’s called Cajun Country, and it’s rich with a culture that can be found nowhere else in this land of ours. Oh, and it’s a great place to explore in your Cruise America rental…


Added by Cruise America on October 13, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Explore the Shipwreck Coast

Planning on a trip or vacation with your family is great, and deciding how you’re going to get there and where you will stay, is a must. While enjoying adventures at each destination is the real goal, it turns out that while traveling in a Cruise America RV, it’s the journey itself that helps to create the long lasting memories for the whole gang.

The word “Michigan” came from the word “michigama” which means “land surrounded by water.” Obviously, this is a very apropos name for the…


Added by Cruise America on October 8, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Eating and Traveling; Two Favorites

Traveling in one of our Cruise America rental RVs feels like you’re traveling in a portable house, which is apropos, as that is exactly what you are doing! It creates memories for you and your family that last a lifetime. You can live, eat and play in an RV and not have to worry a single second about stagnancy. And isn’t it funny how we look forward to each meal with so much gusto? It seems like meals are more of an experience when they’re eaten while camping.

The reason eating while…


Added by Cruise America on October 6, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Why Cruise America?

RVs, or recreational vehicles, are a great way for a family to roll across the country, taking in the views. This is due to a number of reasons, but the most obvious ones are the comfort and convenience factors. While this is probably very old news, it doesn’t hurt anything to extol the virtues of RV travel from time to time. At Cruise America, we want to make sure that you know we are here, and what we can do for you—especially if you don’t own a motorhome yet, or if you are thinking of…


Added by Cruise America on October 1, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Choose your Camp Wisely

Traveling in an RV combines the lure of the open road with the creature comforts that so many of us have become so accustomed to. One of the greatest things about RV travel is that there are RV parks all over the U.S. that are available for your stay. However, before you head out on your explorations, there are a few things you should know about campgrounds that accommodate RVs—they are not all created equal!

RV campgrounds are abundant across this country of ours. They can be found…


Added by Cruise America on September 15, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Indescribable Beauty with Volcanic Roots

Crater Lake has been an inspiration for travelers for hundreds of years. There is nowhere else on this blue planet that you can experience a crystal blue lake with pure, clean water surrounded by sheer cliffs that rise close to 2,000 feet up, with two magnificent islands created from a violent volcanic past. It is Crater Lake National Park, and it serves as a place of beauty and tranquility, as well as an outdoor classroom and laboratory for the whole family. It’s the perfect RV…


Added by Cruise America on September 15, 2015 at 10:20am — No Comments

How About a Grilled Cheese … On the Grill?

There are all kinds of interesting food to savor, but sometimes it’s so tasty to just go back to the basics and throw a variation on a classic. For instance, have you ever considered making a grilled cheese sandwich—on the grill?

Very few people would disagree that everything seems to taste better when it’s prepared on the grill; and the flavor is even increased more when it’s prepared and eaten while camping! This blog contains a way to prepare a classic, simple dish on the grill,…


Added by Cruise America on September 8, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Campgrounds Amongst the Redwoods

Most travelers have heard of Redwood National Park, as it is the home of the tallest trees on earth. But the parks are also a sanctuary to vast prairies, wild riverways, oak woodlands and almost 40 miles of beautiful coastline. Every one of these locations plays host to a rich variety of wildlife, as well as cultural traditions. The National Park Service and California State Parks work together to oversee these riches for not only the enjoyment, but also the inspiration and education of all…


Added by Cruise America on September 8, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Six Popular RV Destinations

One of the beautiful things about hitting the open road in your Cruise America rental RV is that you are not limited to anything but your imagination. There are virtually thousands upon thousands of worthy destinations to travel to. Here are seven of some of the most popular destinations in the nation:

River’s Edge RV Park in Fairbanks, Alaska

Located in the population hub of Alaska, this park is surrounded by not only breathtaking scenery, but also all of the wonders that…


Added by Cruise America on September 2, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

A New Concept in Camping

There are several ways to camp with a motorhome. Traditionally, most travelers choose to set up camp in an established RV park. Finding one of these has never been very difficult, as they generously dot the entire nation. As a matter of fact, where you find a popular attraction, you are sure to find RV camping facilities. Some of the parks charge a very reasonable fee, and some are a bit more expensive, depending on the location and the “amenity factor.”

In 2010, RVers Kim and Don…


Added by Cruise America on September 2, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

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…


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…


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

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