Posts byJohn Sullaway

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 rolls around. Hundreds of RV parks

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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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

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

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

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

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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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

Ozark River running past a large red building.

10 National Park Sleeper Hits in the South Central States

America’s South Central region is home to a slew of national parks that often fly under the radar. Located in Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas, these parks preserve wide-open prairies, untouched river basins and historical landmarks. Note: Many park visitor centers, restrooms and facilities are closed because of COVID-19. Check each park’s website

Father’s Day Getaway in Dixie

Treat Dad to a special RV outing for Father’s Day in the Southeast. Stay in your comfort zone with a traditional fishing trip, expand your horizons with challenging rock-climbing adventures or take a leisurely tubing trip down a lazy river. Celebrate the cool camping dads in your life with a trip to remember in Alabama,

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Wildlife Sightings on the Rise in Urban Areas

Hone your animal-watching skills and dream of future nature safaris

Wild animals are hitting the town. In recent weeks, social media has buzzed with sightings of wildlife venturing into developed areas left vacant by humans who are sheltering in place. From coyotes running around Los Angeles to bears in North Carolina, animals that usually shy away from humans have been cruising once-bustling streets. As spring

Camping Along the Colorado River

  Go with the flow on one of America’s most iconic waterways. Running through five states, the Colorado River adapts dramatically with the varied terrain, giving campers an ample menu of adventures. Colorado River Facts The river runs 1,450 miles, from the Colorado Rockies to the Gulf of California in Mexico. The hydroelectric dams on

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Exploring San Diego’s Wild Side

Discover natural treasures in SoCal’s favorite playground

As a kid growing up in San Diego, many of my summers and weekends were filled with family beach trips and Boy Scout campouts in the local area. There seemed to be no limit to the shores, hiking trails and museums to explore as a dorky youngster. Enjoying San Diego’s Natural Treasures seemed endless. I’ve

Mission illuminated by luminarias

11 Dazzling Southwest Luminaria Displays

See the holidays in a new light in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas

Ditch the electric bulbs and go unplugged for your next holiday celebration. In America’s Southwest, many Christmas revelers celebrate the season with flame-powered luminarias. These makeshift lanterns often consist of candles anchored in sand inside of paper bags. In some places, locals place thousands of lanterns along walkways and atop walls and roofs, making southwest

NFL RV Tailgating Football fans gathered around a barbecue grill.

Go Long! 13 NFL Stadiums Worth the Trip for Game Day

Tailgate on the parking lot, then see superstars on the playing field

NFL tailgating for RVing football fans and food lovers. The National Football League season has passed the half-way point, but there’s still time to head to one of the nation’s humongous pro-football stadiums and set up your barbecue grill for tailgating. With winter just around the corner, we took a look at Sun Belt NFL

kayaking florida lower keysA couple smile at eachother as they kayak across placid water.

Kayaking Florida’s Lower Keys

Kayaking Florida’s Lower Keys — paddling to adventure. Get a close look at the natural side of Florida’s Lower Keys from the seat of a kayak. The small watercraft are ideal for exploring the vibrant ecosystems that flourish in Bahia Honda, Big Pine Key and other untamed keys on the island chain between the Gulf

New Good Sam Parks September — Sunset over boats with silhouetts of palm trees.

42 New Good Sam Parks Expand Value Across North America

New Good Sam Parks spread the savings. Forty-two RV parks joined the Good Sam network over the past month, dramatically expanding members’ opportunities for savings and value. As you plan your trips across North America, look for one of the 2,300-plus parks with our distinctive halo. Members save 10 percent at Good Sam Parks. If

Saguaro cactuses tower over a desert landscape as the sun sets on the horizon.

More Good Sam Parks Let You Stay and Save at Spectacular Places

Enjoy savings at more Good Sam Parks in fantastic destinations. RV road trippers can chart a course for savings by staying at Good Sam Parks across North America. In August, 14 new Good Sam Parks in North America now offer 10 percent discounts to club members. Members can put those savings into a new kayak,

A Class C motorhome driving through Arches National Park in Utah.

7 Spectacular Road Trips in North America

Travelers who brake for breathtaking scenery should put these most scenic routes on their wish lists. These journeys will take you through some of America’s most beautiful stretches of highway, from the shimmering waters of the Gulf to rugged cliffs overlooking the northern Atlantic. Take your time as you cross these gorgeous roadways, and take