(Feb. 6, 2012) -- Georgia’s State Park system has teamed up with the Georgia Association of Physician Assistants (GAPA) to make healthy living a bit more fun. Through the new “Rx for Fitness” Program, physician assistants can prescribe healthy hikes in the great outdoors, and patients can turn in their “prescriptions” for free park passes.
(Feb. 6, 2012) -- RV lifestyle expert Jaimie Hall Bruzenak was interviewed for the piece while boondocking in the desert with her husband in Quartzsite, Ariz. Lee Cowan, CBS National correspondent, conducted the interviews.
(Feb. 6, 2012) -- Visitors who arrive on the anniversary of Arizona's statehood (Feb. 14, 2012) will be allowed to enter the park free of charge. Park visitors are reminded that the fee-free designation applies to entrance fees only and does not affect fees for camping, reservations, tours, or use of concessions.
(Feb. 6, 2012) -- Crossroads RV is recalling 172 model year 2012 Rushmore and Elevation RVs with panther style 16" 8-lug aluminum wheels. The center cap that was assembled with the trailer did not provide adequate clearance to allow the wheel to fully seat on the hub face of the axle. This can result in a wheel becoming loose and potentially coming off of the trailer.
(Feb. 3, 2012) -- Canaveral Fire Rescue Assistant Chief John Cunningham said a couple escaped injury yesterday morning when their 35-foot-long “fifth-wheel” travel trailer was destroyed by fire at Carver's Cove RV Park in Cape Canaveral. He said an alert from a smoke alarm probably saved their lives, reports Florida Today.
(Feb. 3, 2012) -- The Family Tree RV concept is the brainchild of Tom Enyeart. An RV dealer for 21 years, Enyeart wants to accomplish two things with his new group. First, he wants to put an end to pricing shenanigans in the RV industry. Second, he wants to give smaller RV dealers a fighting chance at competing with Camping World, he told RV Daily Report.
(Feb. 3, 2012) -- Goss Luxury RV has nearly doubled its luxury coach lineup since the last NASCAR racing season and reports seeing indications that the public is interested in luxury.
(Feb. 3, 2012) -- "Public accommodations, such as RV parks and campgrounds, must bring existing pools into compliance with the 2010 Standards for Accessible Design to the extent it is readily achievable to do so," said Bambei. "There continues to be some confusion regarding the ADA requirements as pertain to public accommodations. This much, though, is clear from this guidance issued by the Department of Justice Jan. 31."
(Feb. 3, 2012) -- TCPalm writes that when next year's wave of seasonal visitors arrives in Martin County, especially those driving high-end, luxury motorhomes, Jupiter Pointe Club and Marina owner Rob Miller hopes to have a new place for them to stay in Tequesta.
(Feb. 3, 2012) -- Officials at Mississippi's Buccaneer State Park told The Sea Coast Echo that construction has begun on the popular wave pool and water park.