RV Vacations for Dummies

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From New England to the Oregon Coast, from Texas to the Tetons, America is full of fascinating and friendly places ? and your RV is a great way to get to any one of them. This fun, friendly guide shows you how to get the most out of RV vacations with fun itineraries and handy tips on: Choosing the right route; picking the right RV for your budget; eating and sleeping comfortably on the road; and planning ahead for special travel needs.
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Overview

From New England to the Oregon Coast, from Texas to the Tetons, America is full of fascinating and friendly places ? and your RV is a great way to get to any one of them. This fun, friendly guide shows you how to get the most out of RV vacations with fun itineraries and handy tips on: Choosing the right route; picking the right RV for your budget; eating and sleeping comfortably on the road; and planning ahead for special travel needs.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470184059
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/19/2008
  • Series: For Dummies Travel Series , #104
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Shirley Slater and Harry Basch are a husband-and-wife travel-writing team whose books, articles, and photographs have been published internationally over the past 25 years. Former stage, film, and television actors, they have written their syndicated column Cruise Views for the Los Angeles Times and other major newspapers for more than 20 years, produced six annual editions of the North American Ski Guide for Prodigy Computer Services, and written Shirley and Harry’s RV Adventures (a monthly newsletter) plus four books on worldwide cruising.
In 1990, at the 60th World Travel Congress in Hamburg, Germany, the authors were only the third writers (and the first freelancers) to receive the prestigious Melva C. Pederson Award from the American Society of Travel Agents for “extraordinary journalistic achievement in the field of travel.”
On assignment for publications as diverse as Bon Appétit and Travel Weekly, they have covered 188 countries by barge, elephant back, hot-air balloon, luxury cruise ship, cross-country skis, paddle-wheel steamer, and supersonic aircraft, but their favorite method of transportation is by RV. In their former 27-foot Winnebago Brave motorhome and their new 36-foot Itasca Sunflyer, they have logged more than 100,000 miles traveling across the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Aboard other RVs — from mini-motorhomes to 36-foot widebodies with slideouts — they have traveled an additional 60,000 miles exploring the back roads and campgrounds of America. These journeys are all based on the authors’ personal experiences.
They’re the authors of five editions of Frommer’s Exploring America by RV and appear on informational RV videos featured at www.rvtvdirect.com.
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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Getting Started.

Chapter 1: Top Reasons to Take an RV Vacation.

Chapter 2: Digging Deeper into RVing.

Chapter 3: Deciding Where and When to Go.

Chapter 4: Packing It In.

Part II: Ironing Out the Details.

Chapter 5: Managing Your Money.

Chapter 6: Selecting Your RV.

Chapter 7: Dealing with Your RV.

Chapter 8: Eating on the Road.

Chapter 9: Sleeping on the Road.

Chapter 10: Catering to Special Travel Needs or Interests.

Chapter 11: Tying Up Loose Ends.

Part III: Exploring the East.

Chapter 12: The Coast of Maine: Lobster Land.

Chapter 13: Western New York: Cooperstown to Niagara Falls.

Chapter 14: Blue Ridge Mountains: Skyline Drive and Blue Ridge Parkway.

Chapter 15: The Gulf Coast: Tallahassee to New Orleans.

Chapter 16: The Natchez Trace: Natchez to Nashville.

Part IV: Discovering Mid-America.

Chapter 17: Texas Hill Country: Bluebonnets and Barbecue.

Chapter 18: The Heart of Ohio: A Circle around Circleville.

Chapter 19: Northern Minnesota: Paul Bunyan Country.

Chapter 20: The Ozarks and Branson: Hot Springs to Springfield.

Part V: Seeing the West.

Chapter 21: Montana and Wyoming: Tracking Buffalo Bill.

Chapter 22: New Mexico: Billy the Kid Meets E.T.

Chapter 23: The Oregon Coast: California to Washington.

Chapter 24: California Central Coast: Malibu to Monterey.

Chapter 25: Route 66: OK to L.A.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 26: Ten Great Snowbird Getaways.

Chapter 27: Ten Cool Factory Tours.

Chapter 28: Ten Zany Museums.

Appendix: Quick Concierge.

Index.

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