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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
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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
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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
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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
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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,
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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
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Beautiful emerald lake with pine trees and snow covered mountains

7 New Good Sam Parks Roll Out the Savings Across North America

Take advantage of RV travel savings at seven new Good Sam Parks across North America. You’ll find a Good Sam Parks in every possible setting, from remote corners of the Arizona desert to big Midwestern cities with world-class attractions. Despite the differences, one factor remains constant: the 10 percent discount for members and the value
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The cliffs of Aquinnah in Martha's Vineyard tower over the blue ocean.

11 New Good Sam Parks Pump Up the Savings

New Good Sam Parks deliver big savings to members in popular destinations. Good Sam savings and value are popping up everywhere — near national parks, in big cities and out-of-the-way travel spots. So far in June, eleven new Good Sam Parks in North America now offer 10 percent discounts to club members. Members can use
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An aerial shot of a beach with pier jutting into ocean and buildings and attractions inland from the sand at Myrtle Beach.

11 Top Beach RV Parks: Enjoy More on the Shore

These top beach RV Parks put campers close to the water for summer fun.  Who needs a beach house when you can park your front porch just steps from the sand and waves? The RV parks on this list put you right on some of the most beautiful shores, lakesides and riverbanks in North America.
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Colorful lit Disney castle at night with fireworks exploding

7 New Good Sam Parks Help You Fulfill Travel Dreams

Get more bang for your buck on your next trip to Disneyworld, Zion National Park or the wilds of British Columbia. Seven new Good Sam Parks in some of North America’s most popular spots now offer a 10 percent discount to club members, letting you use that extra money for more Disney souvenirs, lures for
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White truck and trailer attached with thumbnail of couple in corner of picture

3 Keys to Working on the Road in Your RV

A Good Sam Rep team talks about success on the move

Discover the 3 keys that put these RVers in the driver’s seat for working on the road with good Sam. Before Jim and Julie Golden hit the road for a living in their RV, they held down high-pressure jobs that kept them off the highway and in the office for long hours. Jim, originally from
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Kayaking in the clear waters of Manatee Springs State Park.

4 New Good Sam Parks Extend Value to Travelers

New Good Sam Parks means more value and discounts to RVers. The Good Sam Park Network welcomed four new RV Parks in May, each now offering a 10 percent discount to club members. With more RV parks added to Good Sam’s 2,400-plus park network, members have more opportunities than ever to benefit from North America’s
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Big Cypress National Preserve at dusk with long walking bridge.

5 Great New Good Sam Parks Roll Out the Welcome Mat

New Good Sam Parks open their doors for RV travelers. Five RV parks joined the Good Sam Park Network in April, offering fantastic camping value and a 10 percent discount to club members. And as the 2,400-plus-park network of Good Sam Parks continues to expand, members have more opportunities to reap the benefits of the
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Rafters navigate the rapids in Glen Canyon, Colorado.

9 Destinations for Fast and Furious Whitewater Adventure

Pick up the paddle and prepare for fast and furious whitewater rapids. Find RV parks near exciting water destinations on Good Sam’s Boating Fun page. Fed by the this year’s unusually heavy spring thaw, several North American rivers are enjoying the larger-than-average volume. For whitewater rafters and kayakers, the robust currents mean faster water and
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11 Heart-Pounding RV Adventures for Spring

Don't wait until summer to enjoy outdoor thrills

These spring RV adventures will get your motor running. Find RV parks near exciting destinations on Good Sam’s Outdoor Adventures page. RV travelers diligently feed their vehicle’s need for fuel, so it only makes sense that we quench our thirst for thrills as well. Why not start your spring travels with a bang? We’ve selected
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A couple with dog on the rim of the Grand Canyon.

7 Ingredients to Make Money as RV Road Warriors

A Good Sam rep team shares what it takes to thrive on the highway

Make money as an RV road warrior for Good Sam. Shortly after an early retirement, Lea Taylor celebrated her birthday in a big way. She and her husband, Randy, embarked on the road as full-time RV travelers in a fifth-wheel trailer. As they pulled away from the Missouri home they had just sold, Randy turned
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Grand Canyon visitors gather at Mather Point

Grand Canyon Celebrates 100 Years as a National Treasure

Today, Arizona’s Grand Canyon marks a century since its designation as a National Park on February 26, 1919. Ranked as the second-most popular national park in the United States, the iconic gorge attracts millions of tourists every year to marvel at its sheer rock walls and seemingly endless vistas. For the Good Sam team, the
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Camping under a starry sky

Campfire Lighting Tips For a Warm And Safe Blaze

Gather ’round the campfire for some tips on making a toasty and contained blaze. Campfires are a central part of the outdoors experience. Telling spooky stories around the flames, roasting marshmallows until they’re gooey, or simply basking in the warmth with friends and family constitute a big payoff after a day of active recreation. But
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Cactus League play in Arizona

9 Arizona Spring Training Baseball Stadiums That Hit It Out of the Park

Get your peanuts and Crackerjacks for a spring training Arizona baseball RV trip. Don’t wait until April to see your favorite Major League Baseball teams compete on the diamond. From late February through March, Arizona’s Cactus League serves up a dazzling preview of the regular season with top teams competing in state-of-the-art stadiums with many of
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Family with backpacks on hiking trip in the mountains. High mountains view with cloudy sky. Kings Canyon National Park, Fresno, California, USA

5 Spectacular Ways to Tackle the Pacific Crest Trail

For a half-century, the epic Pacific Crest Trail has enticed hikers to trek through some of the most beautiful and rugged terrain found in the Western United States. The fabled route stretches 2,650 miles between California’s Mexican border and Washington’s Canadian border, following the undulating north-south ranges of the Sierra and Cascade mountains. As a
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good sam parks for disabled

11 Accessible Good Sam Parks for Disabled Travelers

Traveling in RVs that are modified to meet physical challenges, road warriors with disabilities are hitting the highways in large numbers. In turn, RV parks across North America welcome these nomads with more and more accessible environments. To honor the International Day of Persons With Disabilities, December 3, we’re recognizing 11 Good Sam Parks that
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Florida's west coast

Dunedin RV Resort

Find out why Dunedin is a Florida’s West Coast gem. Dunedin RV Resort is the place to stay when you want to be near the water. If your idea of a pleasant outing involves walking along white, sandy beaches or catching lots of fish from a chartered boat, this is the place for you. Caladesi
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Exploring Ohio’s Amish Country

Take a journey back in time and enjoy life at a slower pace in Amish Country, Ohio. This collection of thriving communities offers entertainment, outdoor adventure, shopping and unique historical sites for visitors. Here, the Amish life can be experienced in the crafts and delicacies of the simple-living locals. You can also learn about their
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Florida

Catch the Rainbow in Beautiful Florida

Experience some of the best freshwater fishing Florida has to offer when you escape to Rainbow, a premier RV resort situated next to Crooked Lake in the heart of Frostproof. This fabulous vacation destination is surrounded by a number of freshwater fishing lakes, including the nearby Kissimmee Chain of Lakes. Anglers flock to the area for popular species
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Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign

This Way to 2015’s Top Destination RV Parks

Good Sam Camping can help you scratch some items off your vacation bucket list. The Good Sam RV Travel & Savings Guide’s list of Top Destination Parks helps you find the best places to stay when visiting some of North America’s world-class travel destinations, from California’s Redwood Forests to Florida’s Everglades. Learn more about the 12 Months of
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