Posts byJohn Sullaway

RV and Jeep toad parked in space amid desert sunset.

Stay at a Perfectly Rated Good Sam Park

Get a taste of perfection by staying at a Top Rated Good Sam Park. For 2022, a total of 157 Good Sam Parks 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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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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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
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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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Closeup of a mountain lion's face

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
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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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A surfer emerges from the ocean at sunset

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
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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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