CampingRoadTrip.com - Find Campgrounds, RV Parks and RV Resorts, Campground and RV Park Reviews, Plan Tent Camping & RV Tripshttp://www.campingroadtrip.comArticlesen-US© 2007-2014 Camping Road Trip, LLC. All Rights Reserved.administrator@campingroadtrip.comTournament of Roses ParadePasadena, California, hosts the annual Tournament of Roses Parade, popularly known as "America's New Year Celebration." It is a grand spectacle encompassing flower-bejeweled floats, marching bands, equestrian shows, an inter-collegiate football game, a Rose Queen with her Royal Court and a Grand Marshall to boot. Park your RV in Pasadena and let us show you exactly what to see and do.http://www.campingroadtrip.com/tips-and-articles/tournament-of-roses-paradeMon, 08 Dec 2014 15:52:17 GMTHow to Enjoy Your RV in the WinterPlanning to park your RV and wait out the winter off the road? If you do, you'll be missing out on some of the best seasonal spots and adventure there is. While RVing is generally considered fair-weather recreation, it doesn't necessarily have to be. There are plenty of ways to enjoy life on the road in the wintertime months, provided that you plan ahead.http://www.campingroadtrip.com/tips-and-articles/how-to-enjoy-your-rv-in-the-winterSun, 09 Nov 2014 17:25:42 GMTHow to Prepare Your RV for Long Term StorageDo you only use your RV for a short time every year? If so, then you need to know how to prepare your RV for long-term storage to keep it safe and protect it from damage. We have a step-by-step guide on how you can do just that.http://www.campingroadtrip.com/tips-and-articles/how-to-prepare-your-rv-for-long-term-storageTue, 18 Nov 2014 11:10:05 GMTTucson, Arizona a Desert HideawayIn Tucson, Arizona not only will you find a beautiful desert landscape but also a rich history filled with Native Americans, Spanish missionaries, wild west lawmen and banditos. With Tucson’s beautiful surroundings your vacation can be; exciting, relaxing or any combination of the two.http://www.campingroadtrip.com/tips-and-articles/things-to-do-in-tucson-arizonaThu, 20 Nov 2014 21:32:49 GMTGet Outdoors on Veterans Day with Free Entrance to Federal ParksTo honor America's service men and women, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that areas managed by the department will not charge entrance fees from Saturday through Monday, November 10 - 12, 2012. This includes public recreation lands managed by the National Parks Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Recreation and Department of Agriculture.http://www.campingroadtrip.com/tips-and-articles/free-entrance-to-federal-parks-on-veterans-dayMon, 10 Nov 2014 23:05:27 GMTVisit a Scary Haunted House this HalloweenWith Halloween quickly approaching haunted houses are gearing up for another season of scares. From horror movies to roller coasters, it's a fact many people enjoy the rush of adrenaline fear provides. This month events are popping up across the country to satisfy the need to be frightened. We've come up with a list of the most terrifying haunted houses across the US.http://www.campingroadtrip.com/tips-and-articles/best-haunted-housesWed, 15 Oct 2014 21:28:38 GMTThe Big Pig Jig, the South's Biggest Barbecue ContestsThe very first Big Pig Jig began in 1982 when a talented group of barbecue enthusiasts disagreed over who among them could cook up the most delectable pig. It was decided that the only real way to settle the dispute was to hold a pig cook off! As the gourmets' creativity grew, so did the event. It is now named among the Discovery channels top ten list of the "World's Best Barbecue Contests".http://www.campingroadtrip.com/tips-and-articles/vienna-georgia-big-pig-jigFri, 24 Oct 2014 09:31:02 GMTThree Hidden State Park Camping Gems of OhioYou may not realize it but the good old Buckeye State may be one of the country's top camping destinations this year. News recently broke the state's park system is set to receive $88 million in improvements throughout the next two years. To celebrate this we thought we'd tell you about three hidden state park camping gems in Ohio.http://www.campingroadtrip.com/tips-and-articles/three-hidden-state-park-camping-gems-of-ohioSat, 13 Sep 2014 14:16:31 GMTAlbuquerque International Balloon FiestaThe Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is the world's largest hot air balloon convention and, undisputedly, the most photographed event on earth. The Balloon Fiesta had its modest beginnings in 1972 when 13 balloons launched from a shopping mall parking lot to celebrate the 50th anniversary of local radio station KOB. In three decades the event has grown into a nine-day extravaganza.http://www.campingroadtrip.com/tips-and-articles/albuquerque-international-balloon-fiestaSat, 16 Aug 2014 10:29:14 GMTExpress Yourself at Burning ManBurning Man has been drawing artists to the Black Rock Desert, near Reno, Nevada since its inception in 1991. The crux of Burning Man is a temporary community in the arid desert, where artists congregate and display their art pieces and watch the burning of the Man. It takes places annually around the Labor Day weekend. Let us guide you through the event and why you as an RVer should go.http://www.campingroadtrip.com/tips-and-articles/burning-manSun, 27 Jul 2014 18:07:18 GMTAll the Fun of the Wisconsin State FairThe Wisconsin State Fair is the classic All-American family fun of music, food, games, contests, exhibits and carnival rides. The fair runs for 11 days and 11 nights during the warm summer days of August. There is just so much to do and see, and such a ridiculous number of food choices that you are too overwhelmed to know where and how to start. We have compiled a list of the top "must sees" to help you out.http://www.campingroadtrip.com/tips-and-articles/wisconsin-state-fairMon, 07 Jul 2014 21:22:40 GMTFourth of July Safety TipsEverybody is hoping to have the best Fourth of July ever this year. Yet many people end up in the emergency room with injuries resulting from firework burns, extreme sunburn, water activities, and countless other mishaps. Keep your family, your friends, your pets and yourself out of the hospital by remembering these useful safety tips.http://www.campingroadtrip.com/tips-and-articles/fourth-of-july-safety-tipsWed, 11 Jun 2014 09:32:28 GMTFun Activities at the Washington State Apple Blossom FestivalFor over 90 years, the people of Wenatchee, Washington have been celebrating the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival. With many fun activities to do, including a carnival, food fair, parades, live entertainment and arts and crafts this is a great event for the family. Here's what not to miss.http://www.campingroadtrip.com/tips-and-articles/washington-state-apple-blossom-festivalSat, 26 Apr 2014 18:35:13 GMT10 Must See Events at the Fiesta San AntonioThe Fiesta San Antonio, San Antonio's largest spring festival, runs for 11 days and features over 100 events for locals and tourists. Here are the top ten events you don't want to miss.http://www.campingroadtrip.com/tips-and-articles/fiesta-san-antonioFri, 11 Apr 2014 11:02:55 GMTSpring Cleaning Your RVThe task of spring cleaning your RV can be a daunting one and all of the work that is necessary can seem like a hassle. But, don't fret! Spring cleaning is a first step towards your new year, it's a way to get things organized, and can even be a way to bring your family together.http://www.campingroadtrip.com/tips-and-articles/spring-cleaning-your-rvSat, 15 Mar 2014 09:06:24 GMTFestival International de LouisianeLafayette, Louisiana plays host to the annual Festival International de Louisiane, a 5 day event of visual, performing and culinary arts to honor the French culture in Louisiana. It draws over 300,000 visitors each year and is a great place for culturally-inclined RVers to visit. Let us run you through the key activities and things you can participate in.http://www.campingroadtrip.com/tips-and-articles/festival-international-de-louisianeTue, 25 Mar 2014 16:45:57 GMTBest Things to Do at Shenandoah National ParkShenandoah National Park is one of the most beautiful and expansive masses of government owned land in the entire world. Spanning over a whopping 197,000 acres of inland Virginia, Shenandoah is home to a number of amazing sights and attractions including the awe-inspiring road, the Skyline Drive. We've put together some one and two day itineraries on what to see and do.  http://www.campingroadtrip.com/tips-and-articles/best-things-to-do-at-shenandoah-national-parkWed, 12 Mar 2014 17:26:44 GMTHow to Get Campsites at Popular CampgroundsAs the winter weather sets in and snow begins to fall, summer camping is the last thing on most people’s minds. But should it be? According to Recreation.gov summer camping reservations for National Parks and National Forests begin 6 months ahead of the season for family sites and 12 months ahead of the season for group sites. Locking in camping site reservations early on is key, as top sites at the best campgrounds are taken very quickly.http://www.campingroadtrip.com/tips-and-articles/how-to-get-campsites-at-popular-campgroundsMon, 31 Mar 2014 19:08:51 GMTTop 5 Places to Visit for St. Patrick's Day ParadeCome, lads and lasses. St. Patrick's Day is just a couple months away. What better way to celebrate your Irish heritage than by loading up your RV and heading out on a road trip to America's St. Patty's hot spots with your friends. Here's our top five parades.http://www.campingroadtrip.com/tips-and-articles/take-your-rv-to-a-st-patricks-day-paradeTue, 21 Jan 2014 22:55:08 GMTWhat to See and Do at the Louisiana Mardi GrasBefore the Lenten Season kicks in, Louisiana hosts one of the biggest, loudest and most colorful festivals in America, the Mardi Gras. This annual festivity draws all kinds of tourists to the land of jazz and Creole dining. RVers and campers must put the Mardi Gras on their yearly must-see destinations.http://www.campingroadtrip.com/tips-and-articles/louisiana-mardi-grasMon, 20 Jan 2014 20:44:48 GMT