Posts byJohn Sullaway

Quaint houses and autumn gold trees cast their reflections on a placid channel

September Regional Travel — Feel the Fall Spirit in the Majestic Midwest

Make the most out of the waning days of summer and early fall. These legendary Midwest locations will treat you to thrills in the heartland. See our Regional Travel Calendar for more year-round destinations. Illinois Go from big city to small town in the Land of Lincoln, and check out some natural attractions along the way.
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A pair of adirondack chairs facing a placid pond at sunset.

August Regional Travel — Stay Cool in the Midwest

As summer temperatures rise, it’s always a good idea to stay close to cool bodies of water. The following trips keep you close to some of the most beautiful rivers, lakes and streams in North America. See our Regional Travel Calendar for more year-round destinations. Iowa In Western Iowa, a pair of waterways give boaters and
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Buffalo grazing in field of tall golden grass.

July Regional Travel — Embrace Your Camping Independence in the Northwest

Roam Free in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming

There’s more to July than fireworks on the Fourth. This is the month to really celebrate your travel independence, and that means going where your desires take you in some of America’s most beautiful landscapes. See our Regional Travel Calendar for more year-round destinations. Idaho Southeast Idaho is a treasure trove of adventures. Roam otherworldly landscapes
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Orange kayak navigating a dark blue river, POV from paddler..

Explore and Save at 31 New Good Sam Campgrounds Across America

Find more value at top travel destinations across North America. Thirty-one campgrounds have recently joined the Good Sam Campground network, increasing your odds of finding savings on the road. Good Sam members get a 10 percent discount at any of our roughly 2,000 Good Sam Campgrounds in North America. If you’re not a member, Sign
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A kayaker paddles toward sunset on a lake.

June Regional Travel — Northern Adventures in Alaska and Canada

During summer, America’s northern regions enjoy extended days and short nights. Pack in all the fun you can have during the long daylight hours in the following places. Alaska See our Regional Travel Calendar for more year-round destinations. The Frontier State parties during June. Locals and visitors alike fill the streets in the cities to celebrate
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Pork and sausage sizzling on a barbecue grill.

May Regional Travel — Sample BBQ Cuisine in the South Appalachian States

May has the biggest barbecue event of the year: Memorial Day, when chefs fire up the grills and cook up tasty cuisine at campgrounds across the U.S. Backyard chefs will argue over which state has the best barbecue, but we don’t have time to engage in a debate. Instead, let us recommend two gorgeous states
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Field of sunflowers during sunset.

April Regional Travel — Springtime in Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma

Did you spend winter dreaming about all of the warm-weather travel possibilities in North America? Now it’s time to turn those dreams into a reality. We’ve got a slew of under-the-radar spots in the South Central States that explode in color with the arrival of spring. See our Regional Travel Calendar for more year-round destinations. Arkansas
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Man sits perched on the rim of epic canyon.

March Regional Travel — Take a Spring Break in the Sunny Southwest

Spring Break. Those two words conjure up images of travelers waking up from winter hibernation and hitting the road for fun in warm weather. Some places get crowded very fast, but savvy travelers can avoid the chaos and take a spring break at their own pace in these spots. Discover family-friendly getaways or peaceful spots
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Panoramic picture of Sandspur Beach on Florida Keys in spring during daytime.

11 Reasons to Escape to the Florida Keys

Looking for an island getaway? The Florida Keys constitute that rare tropical island destination that can be reached without a plane ticket or cruise ship fare. Just follow the 106-mile Overseas Highway from mainland Florida to the chain of islands that stretch far into the ocean and light-years away from your troubles.  Camp at a
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A couple on a rock admiring a vast vista

3 Southern States for Fantastic February Travel

Take a memorable Valentine’s Day road trip. The second month of the year is a great time to fall in love with RV travel. The following locations will make you get back in touch with your passion for hitting the road. North Carolina Nothing could be finer than a trip to the Tarheel States sweetest
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RV and Jeep toad parked in space amid desert sunset.

Stay at a Perfectly Rated Good Sam Campground

Get a taste of perfection by staying at a Top Rated Good Sam Campground. For 2022, a total of 157 Good Sam Campgrounds scored flawless 10/10★/10 Good Sam ratings based on our trusted evaluation system. Our rep teams travel across North America and inspect parks for the cleanliness of restrooms and showers; environment and visual appearance.
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A vintage trailer festooned in autumn-Halloween decor.

12 Spooky RV Destinations for Halloween and Beyond

Don’t let the spirits of October catch you by surprise. To help you plan a fun and spooky Halloween road trip, we’ve compiled a list of some of the scariest places and events in North America. Many of these spots stay open long past October 31, giving you a chance to get your fright on
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Snowbird Season — An RV drives along a coastlien.

28 RV Snowbird Hot Spots in the Sun Belt

Feel that chill in the air? If you live in the northern states or Canada, the arrival of fall signals the start of snowbird season. Each year, more than one million RV travelers descend from America’s north to bask in the warm weather of the Sun Belt until spring. Hundreds of RV parks welcome these
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Good Sam Has Added 21 New Parks An ATV Quad sets out on a dusty trail toward a forest.

21 New Good Sam Parks for Late Summer Adventure

Squeeze more vacation fun into the last weeks of summer and into the fall. Good Sam has added 21 new parks to its network for more outstanding outdoor fun across North America. Good Sam members can enjoy the 10 percent discount at any of the RV parks in the Good Sam Network. If you’re not a
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View of a sweeping city from behind

Summer Fun at 8 New Good Sam Parks

Make it a summer to remember. For July, Good Sam has added eight new parks to its network for more great camping experiences and value on the road. Good Sam members can enjoy the 10 percent discount at any of the RV parks in the Good Sam Network. Not a member? Joining is easy. Buy a
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Back on the Highway for Summer — A woman relaxes on the shores of a lake surrounded by sheer bluffs.

35 New Good Sam Parks Expand Your Camping Horizons

Ready to get back on the highway for summer? Good Sam has added 35 new parks to its network for RVers eager to jump into the camping life. Good Sam members can save big with the 10 percent discount, and while you’re exploring, discover all of the RV parks in the Good Sam Network. If you’re
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Motorhome parked on a river bank under a row of palm trees.

11 Underrated Memorial Day Weekend Destinations

Start your engines — and barbecue grills — for Memorial Day weekend (May 29-31). The holiday brings millions of travelers to the road to kick off the summer travel season and relax in the warm weather. Are you prepared? The ingredients for a great Memorial Day weekend are pretty simple: 1) make sure your vehicle
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Aerial shot of Turquoise waters of a vast desert lake.

10 Water Recreation Hot Spots in the Desert Southwest

Water recreation in the desert? You might be surprised. You’ll find a robust selection of rivers and lakes near some of the most arid places on the planet. Ditch all those preconceptions of waterless landscapes and check out some of the most enjoyable water recreation opportunities in the desert Southwest along with nearby Good Sam
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Perfect camping -- an rv parked along a lark shore

153 Good Sam Parks Score Perfect Ratings

Searching for that perfect camping experience? Search no more. For 2021, a total of 153 Good Sam Parks scored flawless 10/10★/10 Good Sam ratings based on our trusted and time-honored evaluation system. Our rep teams travel across North America and check parks for cleanliness of restrooms and showers; environment and visual appearance. Each category is
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Fireworks and

12 Top Holiday Light Displays Across the U.S.

Take a shine to some of the most spectacular holiday lighting displays in North America. From Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Atlanta, Georgia, revelers in cities across the continent find creative ways to celebrate the holidays involving light bulbs, candles and high-tech arrays. Check out the following displays: Hersheypark Christmas Candylane, Hershey, Pennsylvania The home of
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