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PENNSYLVANIA RECREATION VEHICLE AND CAMPING ASSOCIATION

Pennsylvania 2014

Official Membership Directory of the Pennsylvania Recreation Vehicle and Camping Association

A Blue Ribbon Getaway

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PENNSYLVANIA RECREATION VEHICLE AND CAMPING ASSOCIATION

Pennsylvania Recreation Vehicle and Camping Association 4000 Trindle Rd, Camp Hill, PA 17011 717.303.0295, 888.303.2887 Fax: 717.303.0297 www.prvca.org

Contents

Executive Vice President

Rebecca Lenington Marketing and Education Director

Heather Leach Membership and Operations Director

Dale Zimmerman Marketing and Education Assistant

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Megan McClain Receptionist

Stephanie Via Bookkeeper

Carolyn Riley Graphic Design/Show Installation

Ray Wherley Advertising

New Dimensions Advertising Legal Counsel

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5 HGTV’s RV 2014 Meet and follow three families as they search for the perfect RV 8 RV = Real Value Meet and follow three families as they search for the perfect RV 10 A Grand Way to Travel RV journeys are especially grand when shared between generations 12 Uniquely Pennsylvania Family Attractions Making memories is what grandparenting ­— and RVing — are all about 13 A Blue Ribbon Getaway Take an RV trip to a country fair, and experience the best of Pennsylvania 18 What Makes an RV Show an RV Show? America's Largest RV Show is the kick-off event for the new season 20 What Size is Your Footprint? Conserve, reduce and reuse are common sense rules of the RV road 22 Membership Directory and Consumer Guide 45 Focus on Western PA

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Meet HGTV's RV 2014 Families! I

f you’re looking for the perfect RV, you will want to watch HGTV’s RV 2014. Every year HGTV returns to America’s Largest RV Show in Hershey, PA to follow three families as they shop for the RV of their dreams while checking out the coolest gadgets on the market. Here’s your chance to meet the HGTV families and host of RV 2014. Check your local listings for the next airing of HGTV’s RV 2014.

Charles & Marisa Dean What’s your favorite part of RVing or, if you’re new to RVing, what are you most looking forward to? We are brand spanking new to this and went to the show having no idea what to expect. So far we can see that having the comforts of home with you makes traveling to the unknown much easier. Especially with small children or elderly relatives.

Who was your inspiration to get into RVing? It’s great to travel by land so you can see everything along the way, but after taking several long and memorable road trips as a child, with a family of 6 in a mini van, we know it can get a little cramped. Our grandparents loved long road trips as well as NASCAR and had always dreamed of owning an RV, so we wanted to see what made them so appealing.

While visiting America’s Largest RV Show, what RV features were you surprised with? It appears that you can fit a bathroom into any size RV, we were amazed. Also there were TVs everywhere; inside, outside, even sliding out of cabinets!

Are you planning on coming to next year's America's Largest RV Show? Sure, it was actually really fun. There aren’t just RVs but campers, outdoor kitchens and gadgets and of course food! It’s a fun day and right next to Hersheypark and the outlets.

What was your favorite part of America’s Largest RV Show? The people. Everyone is so excited to tell you about their experiences with their RV and give you advice. We were so surprised at how fun it was. There are so many options that you just wouldn’t even know about unless you were there. 2014 | EXPLORE Pennsylvania

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Charles and Marisa Dean

What was your favorite part of being an HGTV family? The producers and staff do a great job making you feel at home and Chris is really a down to earth guy on and off camera. He made shopping, as first timers with no knowledge, really fun.

Matt Simpson-Weber & Craig Sumner What’s your favorite part of RVing or, if you’re new to RVing, what are you most looking forward to? (Matt) I am new to RVing. I am most looking forward to weekend adventures out of the busy city.

What convenience do you like best about RVing? I ADORE the thought if having my sassy, comfortable, home with us at all time.

How much does it mean to you to be able to take your pet with you? Taking Stewie (new dog) is a nonnegotiable! HE WILL BE WITH US! 6

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Matt Simpson-Weber and Craig Sumner

Are you planning or would you ever consider being a “full-time” RVer? I SO would LOVE to travel for one year completely on the road. It is a dream of mine. It would make for a GREAT TV series. (hint, hint)

What was your favorite part of America’s Largest RV Show? I LOVED seeing all the brand new vehicles being released in the new model year.

What was your favorite part of being an HGTV family? I cannot even begin to express how incredible the whole crew was. They made us feel, comfortable, and confident. We had so much fun, and was THRILLED that we had to shoot an extra day. We were so sad to take the mic off after filming for two days. It was EASILY one of the coolest things we have ever done. LOVED, LOVED, LOVED the whole experience, and would do it again in a heartbeat if asked!

The Mowery Family What’s your favorite part of RVing or, if you’re new to RVing, what are you most looking forward to? Minimal Packing, We would love to just get up and go!

Are there any “must haves” for your family while looking for an RV? Separate quarters, meaning a kids space and a master suite. Would also love a tub.

What convenience do you like best about RVing? If we had to pick just one, it would definitely be staying dry when it’s wet and damp out. We have braved quite a few storms while tenting and wringing out bedding gets old real fast.

Are you planning or would you ever consider being a “full-time” RVer? Heck yeah! It has always been a dream of ours to camp in all 50 states. That is one reason we Homeschool. We can be


The Mowery Family

flexible and set our schedule so we can travel and be adventurous.

While visiting America’s Largest RV Show, what RV features were you surprised with? All the amenities. Most of the campers were very luxurious and amazingly spacious.

Are you planning on coming to next year’s America’s Largest RV Show? Definitely. We had a lot of fun. We will be anxious to see what’s new for 2015.

What was your favorite part of being an HGTV family? (D. Mowery) The whole experience was incredibly awesome and everybody was great to work with. (S. Mowery) People asking us if we were a “cast family.” LOL. No we’re for real! (Kowen) Getting to ride on Chris’ shoulders and riding the golf carts. (KariAnne) Seeing all the cool bunk beds and kid spaces.

(KenzLee) Playing with the crew. (KayLeice) Getting make up on and hearing Kristen say “OK, let’s try that again.”

Host, Chris Lambton This was your first time at America’s Largest RV Show. What was the one thing that stood out to you about the event? The one thing that stood out was the size of the event. I knew it was the biggest RV show in America, but seeing it in person was a totally different experience. As I looked around at thousands of RVs covering space as far as the eye could see, I was almost speechless. I have tried to explain the magnitude of the event to friends and family back home and it's difficult to put into words. Everyone needs to see it for themselves!

the luxury and space these vehicles provide. My first apartment in New York City was 400 square feet so walking into the huge class A and C really took my breath away. Who wouldn't want a luxurious full kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and living room with multiple TV's on wheels? I totally understand why so many people choose to live in these!

What’s your favorite part of hosting a special like RV 2014? I really enjoyed talking to everyone involved with RV 2014. Speaking with dealers and hearing about the passion they have for the machines they created gave me a better understanding of the industry. It was incredibly exciting to hear about the creativity and innovation in the newest RVs. I can't wait to see what they come up with next. This experience has opened my eyes to the possibility of owning an RV one day!

What was your favorite RV/feature? I haven't had the opportunity to explore many RV's in the past and I was completely blown away by 2014 | EXPLORE Pennsylvania

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RV =

Real Value

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rom Philadelphia to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s roads are beckoning. How can you answer the call more often while keeping travel costs down? Do the math, and you’ll find the real value vacation is an RV vacation.

A vacation cost comparison study for Recreation Vehicle Industry Association by the tourism research firm PKF Consulting found that a family of four spends 23 to 59 percent less traveling in their RV and staying in campgrounds — even accounting for RV ownership and fuel costs. For an empty-nester couple traveling by RV, savings range from 11 to 46 percent. The savings vary by duration of the trip, distance travelled, type of RV owned, and type of vacation experience. But no matter how you slice the data, the bottom line is the same: go RVing and you’ll spend less than driving your car, eating in restaurants and staying in hotels. This cost comparison analysis confirms what RV owners know from personal experience: buying an RV is a long-term investment with lasting value. Even higher fuel prices won’t cancel out your travel savings over

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Try the Go RVing Vacation Value Generator See more family RV vacation cost comparisons at www.GoRVing. com/affordability. Use the vacation value generator to compare trips in different types of RVs with flying or driving your car to popular vacation destinations including the Grand Canyon, Orlando and Cape Cod.


the years. For a family of four, says the PKF research, fuel prices would have to more than quadruple for RV vacations to lose their economic advantage over other forms of travel. With today’s RVs more fuel efficient than ever, it’s no wonder that 80 percent of owners surveyed last summer said their trips still cost less, even when fuel prices go up. If you’d like to answer the call of the open road more often while keeping travel costs down, take a tip from Pennsylvania’s most savvy road warriors: RV owners. A three-day, 642-mile sightseeing vacation from Pittsburgh to Lancaster would cost a family camping in their RV hundreds of dollars less than a family driving their car, staying in hotels and eating in restaurants. See for yourself — then get your motor running and head out on the highway — RV style!

Find Your RV RVs come in all shapes and sizes to suit just about anyone’s tastes and budget. Learn more about your options at www.GoRVing.com. Click on “Find My RV,” answer a few questions about your needs and preferences, and find out which RV types might be best for you. Like what you see? Take a virtual tour! Then sign up for more information, and plan to visit a dealer. Turn to page 22 for a directory of Pennsylvania RV and Campground Association member dealers by region.

The RV Family TOWABLE Conventional Travel Trailer • Wide range of floor plans and sizes • Sleeps up to 10 Typically $8000 to $95,000 new

Fifth Wheel Travel Trailer • Two-level floor plans • Towed with a pickup truck • Sleeps up to 6 Typically $18,000 to $160,000 new

Expandable Travel Trailer • Ends pull out for sleeping • Lightweight towing • Sleeps up to 8 Typically $10,000 to $30,000 new

Folding Camping Trailer • Fold down for lightweight towing • Fresh-air camping plus RV comforts • Sleeps up to 8 Typically $10,000 to $22,000 new

Truck Camper • Mounts on pickup bed or chassis • Sleeps up to 6 Typically $6,000 to $55,000 new

MOTORIZED

Pittsburgh to Lancaster Family Vacation Cost Comparison

Travel by: Folding Lightweight Camping Travel Type C Family Trailer Trailer Motorhome Car Fuel

$143

$207

$210

$107

Cost of Owning Car/ Tow Vehicle*

$265

$265

$265

Cost of Owning Trailer/ Motorhome*

$71

$163

$488

Hotel

Type B Motorhome • Commonly called van camper • Easy handling • Sleeps up to 4 Typically $60,000 to $130,000 new

Type C Motorhome • Similar amenities to Type A • Optional sleeping space over cab • Sleeps up to 8 Typically $43,000 to $200,000 new

— $225

Campsite

$115 $115 $115 —

Meals

$118 $118

$118 $533

Total

$711

$930

$867

Type A Motorhome • Luxurious amenities • Sleeps up to 6 Typically $60,000 to $500,000 new

$1,130

*Includes payments, insurance, maintenance, tires, tax breaks, registration and depreciation. Source: PKF Consulting USA

TOWABLE OR MOTORIZED Sport Utility RV • Built in garage for cycles, ATVs, etc. • Sleeps up to 8 Typically $10,300 to $170,000 new

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A Way to Travel Side by side or far apart, grandchildren are always close to the heart ­­— especially when Grandma and Grandpa are RVers! In a recent survey of RV owners by Recreation Vehicle Industry Association, over three-fourths of grandparents said they take their grandkids on trips. Over half enjoy two or more trips together per year. In today’s mobile society, RVing is a wonderful way to bring generations closer together by taking them away. RV trips bring back the days when the old and young lived side by side, with grandchildren learning family traditions and gaining valuable skills from their grandparents. Camping together still offers such learning opportunities for children from toddlers to teens. Planning the trip teaches geography, research and map-reading skills. At the campground, kids can help set up the site, hook up the RV for power and water, stock the refrigerator, make a campfire, prepare meals and wash dishes. Somehow it’s more fun in a house on wheels than at home!

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RV journeys are especially grand when shared between generations Young and old alike enjoy the comfort and convenience of RVing. With an RV, favorite foods and toys, a clean bathroom and a comfortable place to nap are always close at hand. At the campground, playgrounds, swimming pools and new friends are a safe walk away. In the RV, there’s plenty of storage space to bring along bikes, trikes, floats, fishing and hiking gear, binoculars, nature guides, sports


equipment or whatever else moves you. Being active outdoors is a great way to keep the young fit and the seniors young. Even on a fixed income, RV camping is an affordable vacation that pays lasting dividends and yields priceless memories. Try these grand-travel tips, and start rockin’ down the highway with your grandkids! (Mom and Dad: these tips are for you too!) Make the trip part of the fun

• Shop together and stock the RV kitchen with favorite healthy snacks, fruit and drinks. Stop for a picnic at a park along your route. • Bring along games and crafts supplies for rainy day fun inside the RV. • Install and use child safety seats properly and observe all state seat belt regulations. Visit the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (www.nhtsa.gov) for car seat advice and locations of free child safety seat inspections in your area. • Don’t overschedule young children ­— leave time in your itinerary to stop at a pick-your-own produce field, ice cream stand, roadside attraction or scenic overlook. • To keep everyone entertained along long stretches of highway, check out 25 classic road games at www. GoRVing.com/what-to-do. Bring learning to life

• Help your grandkids with school projects by planning RV trips to the museums, memorials and historic sites which abound in Pennsylvania.

• Visit landmarks of the American Revolution and Civil War during the day, then head back to the RV to watch educational DVDs or do some online research. Many campgrounds offer WiFi service free or for a nominal fee. • Visit a zoo, aquarium or arboretum, and encourage the grandkids to take photos or draw pictures of their observations. Back in the RV, make a digital scrapbook or go old school with crayons, scissors and glue! Get back to nature

• Busy schedules and organized activities have reduced many youngsters’ outdoor playtime. Slow down at the campground, and pass along skills like fishing, canoeing, identifying trees and wildflowers or cooking that fresh produce you picked along the way. Do a good deed

• Teach kids that giving back to the community is fun! Check with state parks and wildlife refuges about opportunities for volunteer conservation work. Take older kids to an archeological dig or Habitat for Humanity project. • Offer your RV as a base camp for your grandchild’s Scout or youth group activities. Get reacquainted with teen grandchildren

• Let older kids set up the RV’s electronics for a little downtime with their favorite music and video games. State-of-the-art front and rear flat screen HDTVs, surroundsound speakers, satellite radio, docks for MP3 players and cell phones will make road tripping with Grandma and Grandpa cool, even for a teen! • Choose a destination of mutual interest: visit prospective colleges, tailgate at a sports event, go to an outdoor concert or festival. Share family history and make new memories

• An RV birthday sleepover is a great way to celebrate in a unique way with your grandchildren and their friends. • No matter how you fill your days together, spend the evening sharing family stories by the campfire. It’s a wonderful bonding experience you and your grandkids will always remember. Visit often in your guest house on wheels

• For long-distance grandparents, an RV is a wonderful way to shorten the miles. RVers are welcome as frequent guests because they bring their own accommodations. And with your own bed, linens, shower and towels, plenty of closet space, a place to store special foods and medication and maybe even take a quick nap, you’re sure to enjoy your visit even more!

• With a few tweaks, an RV trip can help maintain the bond you’ve always enjoyed with older grandchildren. Encourage them to invite a friend or bring a pet.

Rent an RV for Your First Grand Adventure New to RVing? Renting is an excellent way to try before you buy. Search for rental dealers in Pennsylvania and nearby states on www. prvca.org, or visit www.GoRVing.com/wheretofind to locate RV rental outlets nationwide.

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Uniquely

Pennsylvania Family Attractions Sharing experiences and making

memories is what grandparenting – and RVing – are all about.

Here are just of few of the destinations recommended for families by VisitPA.com, Pennsylvania’s official tourism website. RV parking is available.

The Amish Village Ronks, PA www.theamishvillage.net 717-687-8511

Elk Country Visitor Center Benezette, PA www.experienceelkcountry.com 814-787-5167

Twelve-acre village offering an authentic look at Lancaster County Amish life. Foods, crafts, one-room schoolhouse, smokehouse, blacksmith shop.

Interactive touchscreen exhibits and a discovery room. Weekend horsedrawn wagon rides through prime elk habitat (call ahead to reserve seats).

Crystal Cave Kutztown, PA www.crystalcavepa.com 610-683-6765

Painted Spring Farm Alpacas Spring Grove, PA www.paintedspring.com 717-891-8060 or 717-225-3941

Tour the cavern, pan for gemstones, see the historical exhibit and have a picnic in the park.

Meet 41 fuzzy friends at this working farm. Buy some handmade alpaca yarn, and teach your grandchildren to knit.

National Civil War Museum Harrisburg, PA www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org 1-717-260-1869

Over 24,000 artifacts, photos and documents bring to life the causes of the war, the battles and the effects on our nation and its people. Giggleberry Fair Lahaska, PA www.peddlersvillage.com 215-794-4000

Kids 6–12 can blow off steam at this three-story, six-level indoor obstacle course, the largest in the region. Located at Peddlers Village, a shopping paradise with over 70 stores.

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Round Hill Park and Exhibit Farm Elizabeth, PA www.alleghenycounty.us/parks 412-384-4701

1100-acre park featuring a modern working farm, picnic groves and walking trails.


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Take an RV trip to a country fair, and experience the best of Pennsylvania The roots of rural life go deep in Pennsylvania. Over 100 agricultural fairs across the state celebrate this rich heritage, preserve it for future generations and enable visitors to experience it for themselves. Every spring, summer and fall, communities large and small invite families to come to their fairs and enjoy the best of their gardens, fields, homes and workshops. RVers can hit the road for a day, a week or just about any late summer weekend and find Pennsylvania fairs within driving distance. From major regional events that draw thousands to down-home small town celebrations, every fair is different — but friendly people and local pride are always a main attraction. Here’s what else you’re likely to find at the fair.

Best in Show Many Pennsylvania fairs date back over a hundred years to farm shows where locals would sell their livestock, crops and wares. Today’s fairs continue to give residents the opportunity to shine in judged competitions and skills demonstrations. These shows are a wonderful opportunity for rural families to pass on skills and values, and for fairgoers and their children to learn about the rural way of life. No fair would be complete without its “grand champions” -- beef cattle, dairy cows, horses, sheep, swine, goats, poultry, rabbits and sometimes even alpacas and llamas! Other entertaining competitions from team milking, horse pulls and tractor rodeos to bull riding, log sawing and chainsaw carving demonstrate skills passed down through the generations. Some contests are just plain old-fashioned fun, like milk chugging, beautiful baby contests, 2014 | EXPLORE Pennsylvania

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greased pig races, pedal pulls and pet shows for the kids. Traditional country pastimes are also showcased: fiddle contests, clogging, square and line dancing – just about any activity enjoyed in the local community. To preside over it all, a Fair Queen (and sometimes a little prince or princess) is chosen to represent the community in the Pennsylvania State Fair Queen competition.

A Taste of Country Life From the best of the field to the oven, you’ll find it at the fair. Gardeners, homemakers and handicrafters of all ages can compete for prize money, ribbons and the pride of presenting their finest vegetables, fruits, grains, canned goods, flowers, artwork, needlework, pottery, photography and more! For locals and fairgoers alike, the “Blue Ribbon Apple Pie” and “Pennsylvania Preferred” Angel Food Cake and Chocolate Cake, Cookies and Bar Contests are an annual fair week highlight. The rules for these statewide bake-offs, set by the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs, require key ingredients such as milk and eggs to be made in Pennsylvania.

Clowns and magicians often stroll through the grounds. At larger fairs, big name acts headline evening shows. For added excitement, grandstand events often include monster trucks, demo derbies, drag racing, harness racing and more. And kids of all ages will love the carnival games and rides along the midway.

Planning Your Trip Country fairs may be rooted in the past, but they’re also planted in the present. Today’s fairs use websites, Facebook pages and even mobile apps to provide detailed directions and maps, schedules of events, information on the cost of admissions and any extra charges for shows and special attractions. Check for reduced advance pricing, special pricing on sponsored days and family nights, and discounts or even free admission for children, seniors and the military. Gate admission per person is often under $10, making fairs a great value for your family entertainment dollar.

Entertainment for Everyone

Whether you’re planning day trips to nearby fairs or an extended tour of fairs around the state, an RV is a great way to go. With plenty of storage space on board, strollers and wheelchairs can be brought along for family members who need them. Ample RV parking is typically available at fairgrounds, but it’s wise to call in advance about parking for larger vehicles, particularly at smaller community fairs. Those who come to the fair in their RV enjoy the convenience of having their own restroom, plus a place to take a break in climate-controlled comfort. Since fairs prohibit pets on the grounds, fourlegged family members should be left at home or safely inside the RV with water and food (and AC running on hot summer days).

Some fairs open with a flourish of trumpets as local high school bands, fire trucks and antique vehicles parade through the town. Some finish with a bang as fireworks soar overhead. But all fairs offer something for everyone in the way of live entertainment. You’ll find local musicians performing bluegrass, rock, oldies, Christian and contemporary country music.

After a busy day at the fair, head to a nearby RV park for a good night’s sleep in your own bed. Turn to page 22 for listings of Pennsylvania RV and Campground Association member parks, listed regionally by county. Campgrounds get busy during fair weeks, so reserve ahead! Some fairs offer onsite camping, with limited amenities.

Be sure to bring your appetite! Baked goods auctions are popular, as are pie, hot dog, ice cream and other eating contests. Some fairs offer local home cooking and regional specialties (bring second helpings back to the RV to enjoy later). Traditional fair treats like funnel cake and cotton candy also abound along the midways found at most fairs.

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Where and When To start planning a blue ribbon country fair excursion, check the Pennsylvania Fairs locator map by month for each of Pennsylvania’s official tourism regions. Upcoming dates, places, contact information and program highlights are also listed for select fairs. Find out about more fairs by visiting the website of the century-old Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs, www.pafairs.org, with links to every member fair in the state.

A Country Fair Sampler DUTCH COUNTRY ROADS Lebanon Area Fair Lebanon County • Lebanon, PA July 26–August 2, 2014 www.lebanonareafair.com • 717-273-3795 A classic country fair. Ham and chicken BBQ dinners, country line dancing, family movie nights. Reading Fair Berks County • Bern Township, PA August 3–10, 2014 www.readingfair.us • 610-370-3473 160th year. Unlimited rides, racing events and traditional Pennsylvania Dutch food. Oley Valley Community Fair Berks County • Oley, PA September 18–20, 2014 www.oleyfair.org • 610-987-3469 68th year. Famous for Dutch cooking made and served home style by 17 area churches. Ephrata Fair Lancaster County • Ephrata, PA September 23–27, 2014 www.ephratafair.org • 717-733-4451 First held in 1919, now the largest street fair in PA. Parades, rides, bingo and contests galore. THE ALLEGHENIES Bedford County Fair Bedford County • Bedford, PA July 20–26, 2014 www.bedford-fair.com • 814-623-9011 Alpaca displays, horseshoe pitching, lumberjack demos, bull riding and a pizza eating contest. Huntingdon County Fair Huntingdon County • Huntingdon, Pa August 3–9, 2014 www.huntingdoncountyfair.com 814-643-4452 Over 140 years old and growing: agricultural exhibits, music, demo derby and more. Continued on page 16


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THE ALLEGHENIES Juniata County Fair Juniata County • Port Royal, PA August 30–September 6, 2014 www.juniatacountyfair.com • 717-527-4414 Since 1859, except during the Civil War. Historic buildings, talent fair, farmer of the year, harness racing. LAUREL HIGHLANDS Fayette County Fair Fayette County • Dunbar, PA July 24–August 2, 2014 www.fayettefair.com • 724-628-3360 One of Pennsylvania’s largest fairs — pay one price for all rides and shows.

Stoneboro Fair Mercer County • Stoneboro, PA August 27–Sept. 1, 2014 www.stoneborofair.info • 724-376-2852 An old-time fair with some new twists, like extreme motorcycles and a text messaging contest!

Westmoreland Fair Westmoreland County • Greensburg, PA Aug. 15–23, 2014 www.westmorelandfair.com • 724-423-5005 Check out the Farmer Olympics — hay hauling, tractor driving, skid loader rodeo, team cow milking.

From major regional events

Somerset County Fair Somerset County • Meyersdale, PA August 16-23, 2014 www.somersetcountyfairpa.com 814-634-5619 Fair King contestants compete at pig wrestlin’, boot scootin’, slingshot shootin’ and hay sculpture.

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PITTSBURGH AND ITS COUNTRYSIDE Big Butler Fair Butler County • Prospect, PA June 26–July 5, 2014 www.bigbutlerfair.com • 724-865-2400 159 years of country fun. Over 4,000 exhibitors, plus fireworks on the Fourth. Lawrence County Fair Lawrence County • New Castle, PA August 11–16, 2014 www.lawrencecountyfair.com • 724-654-7745 From horse shows to horseshoe pitching, plus country music, car racing and fireworks. Indiana County Fair Indiana County • Indiana, PA August 23–30, 2014 www.indianacountyfair.com • 724-349-5508 Over 150 years. Fair history exhibit, kiddie farm, petting zoo, outhouse race, cheerleading expo. PENNSYLVANIA’S GREAT LAKES REGION Crawford County Fair Crawford County • Meadville, PA August 16-23, 2014 www.crawfordcountyfairpa.com 814-333-7400 One of the largest agricultural venues east of the Mississippi. Concerts, bull riding, barrel racing.

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Erie County Fair Erie County Wattsburg, PA August 25–30, 2014 www.wattsburgeriecountyfair.com 814-881-4563 From bingo to bake sales, lumberjacks to magicians, a dunking booth and a polka band.

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that draw thousands to down-home small town celebrations, every fair is different – but friendly always a main attraction.

Luzerne County Fair Luzerne County • Dallas, PA Sept. 3-7, 2014 www.luzernecountyfair.com • 570-675-3247 Over 50 years. From dressage to line dancing to duct tape creations, plus contests from soup to salsa. POCONO MOUNTAINS Wayne County Fair Wayne County • Honesdale, PA August 1–9, 2014 www.waynecountyfair.com/ • 570-253-2942 Since 1862. Events include a woodsmen’s competition, stunt cars, lawnmower and harness racing. West End Fair Monroe County • Gilbert, PA August 24-31, 2014 www.thewestendfair.com • 610-681-4293 93rd year. Kids Korner, chainsaw carving, local talent show, scarecrow contest and more. Greene-Dreher-Sterling Fair Wayne County • Newfoundland, PA August 26-September 1, 2014 www.gdsfair.com • 570-676-4047 Held in the heart of the Poconos for 97 years. Pie eating, frog jumping, turkey calling, outhouse races.

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VALLEYS OF THE SUSQUEHANNA

Clarion County Fair Clarion County • New Bethlehem, PA July 20–26, 2014 www.clarioncountyfair.com • 814-365-5179 Hot dog pig races, wacky rubber duck races, and an audience participation firefighter training show.

Schuylkill County Fair Schuykill County • Summit Station, PA July 28–Aug. 2, 2014 www.schuylkillfair.com • 570-739-2627 Kids will enjoy the jello-eating contest, watermelon roll, mobile ag science lab and farming for a day.

Clearfield County Fair Clearfield County • Clearfield, PA July 27–August 2, 2014 www.clearfieldcountyfair.com • 814-765-4629 Since 1860. Culinary contests and a cake auction; fireman’s parade and fireworks.

Union County West End Fair Union County • Laurelton, PA Aug. 3–9, 2014 www.unioncountywestendfair.com 570-966-1610 Old-time fun including a Mountain Man skills contest, antique car and truck show and family games.

Warren County Fair Warren County • Pittsfield, PA August 5–9, 2014 www.warrencountyfair.net • 814-563-9386 Headliner music, woodsmen’s contest and the annual Silver Cup Horse Show. UPSTATE PA Troy Fair Bradford County • Troy, PA July 21-26, 2014 www.troyfair.com • 570-297-3648 139th year — the largest event in Bradford County. Bull ride mania, demo derby and an alligator show. Sullivan County Fair Sullivan County • Forksville, PA August 27-Sept. 1, 2014 www.sullivancountyfair.com • 570-924-3843 Since 1851. Chili cook-off, greased pigs, hay bale pitching and a homemade ice cream contest.

Bloomsburg Fair Columbia County • Bloomsburg, PA September 20-27, 2014 www.bloomsburgfair.com • 570-784-4949 One of the largest ag fairs on the East Coast – since 1855. LEHIGH VALLEY Allentown Fair Lehigh County • Allentown, PA August 26–September 1, 2014 www.allentownfairpa.org 610-433-7541 Celebrating farm life for 162 years. Also featuring international cuisine and big name concerts.


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Franklin Co. 103 Mason-Dixon 104 Lycoming Co. 22 Jefferson Co. 23 Derry Township Ag 55 Sewickley Twp. Comm. 56 Jacktown 53 Bedford Co. 75 Clarion Co. 24 Kimberton Comm. 108 Shippensburg Comm. 98 Troy 28 Jefferson Twp. 12 Plainfield Farmers 39 Fayette Co. 60 Lebanon Area 89 Potter Co. 15 Morrisons Cove Dairy 74

Clearfield Co. 26 Goshen Country 109 Schuylkill Co. 83

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Wayne Co. 34 Clinton Co. 21 Cameron Co. 18 Greene Co. 54 Huntingdon Co. 70 Union Co. West End 79 Reading 90 Mifflin Co. Youth 67 Butler Farm Show 44 Cochranton Comm. 8 Dawson Grange Comm. 59 Mountain Area 63 Sykesville Ag & Youth 25 Tioga Co. 17 Venango Co. 9 Carbon Co. 37 Elk Co. 20 Warren Co. 14 McKean Co. 16 Washington Co. Ag 51 Bullskin Twp. Comm. 58 Fulton Co. 76 Dayton 45 Kutztown 87 Lawrence Co. 42 Montour-Delong Comm. 77 Cumberland Ag Expo 91 Middletown Grange 107

Westmoreland 57 Crawford Co. 5 Somerset Co. 64 Williamsburg Comm. Farm Show 69 Elizabethtown 96 Harford 29 Blue Valley Farm Show 38 Hookstown 50 Perry Co. Comm. 86 South Mountain 100 Transfer Harvest Home 10 Northumberland Co. 80 Centre Co. Grange Encampment 65 Indiana Co. 49 West End 36 Erie Co. 4 Big Knob Grange 48 Allentown 41 Greene-Dreher-Sterling 35 Kiwanis Wyoming Co. 31 Sullivan Co. 30 Stoneboro 11 Juniata Co. 68

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Cambria Co. 71 Spartansburg Comm. 6 Ox Hill Comm. 46 Waterford Comm. 3 West Alexander 52 Claysburg Farm Show 73 Jamestown Comm. 7

Luzerne Co. 32 York 101 McClure Bean Soup Fest. 82 Berlin Brothersvalley Comm. 62 Cookport 47 Albion Area 2 Denver 93 Sinking Valley 66 Beaver Comm. 81 Gratz 84 Harmony Grange 27 Solanco 105 North East Comm. 1 Oley Valley Comm. 88 Bloomsburg 78 Ephrata 95 West Lampeter Comm. 102

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New Holland Farmers 97 Unionville Comm. 110 Manheim Comm. Farm Show 94 Hollidaysburg Comm. 72 Dillsburg Comm. 99

JANUARY 2014

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What Makes an RV Show an RV Show? By Gary Bunzer Every September, throngs of seasoned RVers, young RVing families, newbies and future RV wannabes swarm to Hershey, PA for the premier showing of brand new RVs and a chance to view multiple football fields, (over 21 acres), of all types of recreation vehicles from the smallest, retro teardrop, tow-behind trailer to the biggest 45-foot diesel pusher bus. In between you’ll find, Class A, B and C motorhomes, truck campers, folding camping trailers, 5th wheel units, park model RVs and hybrid toy haulers of all sizes…and all from the most popular RV manufacturers in the country. Plus, we can’t forget to mention indoor displays of the latest gadgets and accessories for RVing enhancement.

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he 46th annual America’s Largest RV Show, held in Hershey since 2005 and in downtown Harrisburg prior to that, is the initial showcase of the year for the RV Industry. It is recognized by all as the kick-off event for the new selling season; the first opportunity for RV aficionados to see all the newest models in one place at one time. So popular is America’s Largest RV Show that two cable television networks, HGTV and GAC, filmed programs during the latest show. Come Wednesday morning the line to enter the display area begins forming early. At the 2013 event over 43,500 people poured through the gates, another record year for the Pennsylvania RV and Camping Association, the producers of the event. If you have the slightest interest in the RVing lifestyle, you owe it to yourself and your family to visit America’s Largest RV Show next time around! Another plus is that it’s held right across the parking lot from world famous Hersheypark® and Chocolate World®.

So what can you expect to see at an RV show?

Well, they can come in many shapes and sizes. Individual dealerships may have their own show featuring their various product lines or, in the case of America’s Largest RV Show, manufacturers from across the country and Canada come together to showcase all of their products in one location. The fact that 50 manufacturers display 18

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If you have the slightest interest in the RVing lifestyle, you owe it to yourself and your family to visit America’s Largest RV Show next time around!

over 1,200 RVs at Hershey makes it the largest Show in the country. One of the reasons the Show is unique is that it’s a true hybrid show. Monday and Tuesday are dedicated to the trade industry and are not open to the public. These days are spent educating dealers on the new products and hosts training events for RV technicians, other dealership staff and campgrounds. When the show opens to the public, RV factory personnel are on-site in addition to their retail representatives.

One of the reasons the Show is unique is that it’s a true hybrid show.

products, will all be on display for those wishing to upgrade or simply see what is new.

People come to RV shows to not only shop for RVs but to also stock up on accessories. Attendees can often find an onsite accessory store where current and future RVers can buy much needed supplies for that next RV adventure.

Having campgrounds, near and far, promote their destinations is also important to RV show attendees. After all, there exists an end goal to most RV excursions, so local and national campgrounds can equitably offer their special features to show-goers.

America’s Largest RV Show also has display booths featuring the latest innovative gadgetry available in the aftermarket. Many product suppliers utilize the popularity of RV shows as a place to show off their wares. New refrigerators, hitches, satellite antennas, generators, inverters and plumbing components, among dozens of other

America’s Largest RV Show also features educational opportunities for the public, including seminars, workshops and demonstrations. Nationally recognized experts, authors and educators are brought in to cover a variety of topics for both the experienced and novice RVer.

How do you find an RV Show?

America’s Largest RV Show is held each September at the Giant Center in Hershey, PA. You can also check with your local dealer (see PRVCA member listing on page 22) or visit www.goRVing.com. RV publications, websites, bloggers and podcasters are also a valuable resource. And remember, shows tend to attract the media so you may run into your favorite blogger at the Show! To see America’s Largest RV Show, visit Hershey September 10–14, 2014! For further information, please visit www. largestrvshow.com.

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footprint?

RVs Go Green

Conserve, reduce and reuse are common sense rules of the RV road. Freedom to go where you want, when you want: that’s the RV lifestyle. With a home on wheels, America’s scenic wonders become accessible to anyone, regardless of age or physical condition. But with this freedom comes responsibility — to protect the environment and preserve it for future generations. RV travelers love the independence and self-sufficiency that comes with having on-board fuel, power and water. But they know the importance of conserving these resources. Traveling light, minimizing energy consumption and reducing waste are common sense rules of the RV road. Take these steps to reduce your RV’s ecological footprint. You’ll save money, while helping to save the environment! • Keep the engine on your motorhome or tow vehicle tuned up for maximum fuel efficiency. • Check and adjust tire pressure to save fuel. • Boost fuel economy with a clean air filter. • Turn off home utilities before you hit the road. • Lighten the load! Don’t fill up water and propane tanks unless you need to for the trip. • Don’t overload drawers and cabinets. You’ll find convenience stores and laundry rooms at campgrounds. • Whenever you can, use overdrive and cruise control to save fuel. • Don’t go off-road, and always use marked campsites.

• To cut down on trash, cut back on disposables. Assign each family member a cup and mix drinks with powders instead of buying glass or plastic bottles. Enlist the kids in washing and drying dishes rather than using paper plates. • Use natural cleaners like baking soda, vinegar, cornstarch and lemon. It saves money and your RV’s plumbing! • Minimize water usage. Don’t let the water run — fill the basin and then wash, shave, etc. Limit showers — get wet, turn the water off, lather up, then rinse. • When you do have waste, be sure to recycle at the campground. • Let nature help keep you cool. Draw shades and curtains; use a windshield shade, and put out the awning.

Today’s RVs are more eco-friendly and fuel-efficient than ever before. Manufacturers are turning out lighter, more aerodynamic models built with green materials and energy-conserving systems. Renewable power sources like solar panels and wind turbines are even becoming popular with RVers who want to save the environment — and money — by going “off the grid.” Current RV industry ecoinnovations include: • Lighter-than-wood composite building materials • Recycled building materials • Higher insulation values for reduced power consumption • Improved sound absorption to prevent noise pollution • Low profile, aerodynamic designs • Downsized floor plans for better mileage and smaller tow vehicles • Green textiles • Energy Star-rated appliances • Eco-friendly holding tank chemicals • LED light fixtures • Solar and hybrid systems to reduce generator use and noise • Water-efficient appliances and fixtures Look for these green innovations and more at America’s Largest RV Show in Hershey, PA, presented each September by the Pennsylvania Recreation Vehicle and Campground Association. Visit www.facebook.com/ AmericaslargestRVshow or www.largestRVshow.com for highlights of the latest show, and make plans to be there next September 10–14, 2014!

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DISTRICT 1 COUNTIES BERKS BUCKS CHESTER DELAWARE LANCASTER LEHIGH MONTGOMERY NORTHAMPTON PHILADELPHIA SCHUYLKILL

*All locations are approximate. Call individual listings for directions.

1All Seasons RV’s

3Berks Mont Camping

Jim Van Billiard 2867 Nazareth Road Easton, PA 18045 Phone: 610.253.7700 Fax: 610.253.7770 Email: allseasonsrvs@enter.net Web: www.allseasonsrvs.com Hours: M-F 8am-5:30pm; Sat 9am-4pm. Winnebago - Voyage, Sightseer, Outlook, Access, Destination, Adventurer, Journey, View, Forest River Surveyor T.T.; PA inspections; full service; metered propane.

Center, Inc. Henry Shellenberger 890 Swinehart Road Boyertown, PA 19512 Phone: 610.369.9533 Fax: 610.369.9535 Email: berksmont@comcast.net Web: www.berksmontcamping.com New and used RV Sales and service. Leer truck cap sales and service; million dollar inventory to select from; insurance claim repairs welcome; large storage facility; propane fill; friendly staff.

2Beaver Valley Family

4Blue Rocks Family

Campground Greg and Jenn Weinrich 80 Clay Ridge Road Ottsville, PA 18942 Phone: 610.847.5643 Email: info@campbeavervalley.com • ggw@epix.net Web: www.campbeavervalley.com We are a family oriented campground where you can come and relax with a swimming pool, playground, basketball, volleyball courts, horseshoes & shuffleboard. Most of our sites are wooded and have electric and water. We are near Doylestown, Philadelphia, Allentown and Langhorne.

Campground, Inc. The Wood Family 341 Sousley Road Lenhartsville, PA 19534 Phone: 610.756.6366 Fax: 610.756.3006 Web: www.bluerockscampground.com

5Boat-N-RV Superstore Brian Strampel 20 Industrial Drive Hamburg, PA 19526 Phone: 610.562.7057 Email: sales@boatnrv.com Web: www.boatnrv.com

6Camp-A-While

Clair Zimmerman 1921 E Main Street Hegins, PA 17938 Phone: 570.682.8696 Fax: 570.682.3421 Email: Camping@epix.net Web: www.campawhilepa.com A beautiful wooded, spacious campsite, family activities as well as quiet oldfashioned campfire camping. Enjoy nature’s way of relaxation.

7Country Acres Campground

Kathy Zook 20 Leven Road Gordonville, PA 17529 Phone; 717.687.8014 Fax: 717.687.9503 Email: Countryacres@bird-in-hand.com Web: www.countryacrescampground. com Pool, playground, big rig sites, WiFi, cable, cabins, tenting area, camp store, laundry, clean bathhouses.

8Country Haven

Campground 354 Springville Road New Holland, PA 17557 Phone: 717.354.7926 Web: www.countryhaven.com Hours: April 1st – Nov. 1st. Known as “The Quiet One”, come enjoy our breathtaking 10 mile view overlooking the Amish farmland. 30/50 pull thrus, terraced levels, wooded sites all with full hookups, cable TV, Wifi, LP, laundry, fenced pet area, tents & cottage for rent. Big Rigs welcome.

9Driftstone On The Delaware

Jeff Ackerman 2731 River Road Mt Bethel, PA 18343 Phone: 570.897.6859 Fax: 570.897.9080 Email: office@driftstone.com Web: www.driftstone.com Hours: Open mid-May to mid-Sept. Located on the Delaware River; 190 sites, boat launching, canoe, kayak, raft rentals & trips, swimming pool, rec hall, laundry, store, planned activities, sand volleyball court, playground, softball field.

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blDylan’s RV Center LLC Stephen Minghenelli 940 Stone Hill Rd. Denver, PA 17517 Phone: 717.335.0551 Email: steve@dylansrv.com Web: www.dylansrv.com

bmEcho Valley Campground,

Inc. Judy F. Finch 52 Camp Road Tremont, PA 17981 Phone: 570.695.3659 Email: echovalley@comcast.net Web: www.echovalleycamp.com Four-star family campground just one mile off of interstate 81 at exit 104. Large, level pull-thrus with water, electric, sewer, cable and complimentary WiFi card. Tent sitses and rental cabins also available.

bnElizabethtown/ Hershey KOA

Karl & Linda Schmidt 1980 Turnpike Road Elizabethtown, PA 17022 Phone: 717.367.7718 • 800.562.4774 Email: hersheykoa@live.com Web:www.hersheykoa.com Closest KOA to Hershey & the only KOA in Lancaster County. Offers shaded tent sites to big rig 50 amp pull thrus. Kabins, too. For fun, we have a swimming pool, mini-golf, horseshoes, volleyball, playground and more. WiFi available.

boFamily Camping Outlet, Ltd.

Bill D’ Andrea 1809 W High Street Stowe, PA 19464 Phone: 610.327.4167 • 866.806.3196 Fax: 610.327.9824 Email: CampFCO@comcast.net Web: www.familycampingoutlet.com Hours: M, W, F 8am–6pm; T & Th 8am–8pm; Sat 9am–6pm; Other times by appointment. Family owned and operated. Full parts and service department for ALL your camping needs! KZ: Stoneridge, Durango, Spree, Sportsmen, Inferno, Escape, Sportsmen Classic, Sportsmen Sportster. Full line Rockwood travel trailers, fifths and pop-ups. Family Camping Outlet where “RV” means “REAL VALUE”!

bpFretz RV

Steve Fretz 3479 Bethlehem Pike Souderton, PA 18964 Phone: 215.723.3121 • 1.800.723.8119 Fax: 215.723.0373 Email: info@fretzrv.com Web: www.fretzrv.com Sales, services, parts and accessories, propane, state inspection, storage, and RV rentals. Jayco tent campers to motorhomes, Roadtrek, Leisure Travel, Winnebago Towables, Itasca by Winnebago and Winnebago Touring Coach, Excel and Crossroads. 24

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bqGayle Kline RV Center, Inc.

Jeff Kline 444 E. Main Street Mountville, PA 17554 Phone: 717.285.2008 • 717.285.3158 Fax: 717.285.7860 Email: klinervtk@comcast.net Web: www.gayleklinerv.com Hours: M-F 9am-6pm; Sat 9am-3pm. Jayco, Keystone, Open Range, Thor Motor Coach

brGold Rush Inc.

Phil Lankford 920 Stone Hill Rd. Denver, PA 17517 Phone: 717.484.2424 Email: phil.lankford@goldrushinc.com Web: www.goldrushinc.com

bsHarold’s RV Center

Harold Hoch Jr. / Cheryl Hoch 7514 Bath Pike Bath, PA 18014 Phone: 610.837.9880 Fax: 610.837.9473 Email: haroldsrv@haroldsrvcenter.com Web: www.haroldsrvcenter.com

btIndian Valley Camping

Center Claire Keller 3400 Bethlehem Pike Souderton, PA 18964 Phone: 215.723.4852 • 800.774.8330 Fax: 215.723.7799 Email: info@ivccrv.com Web: www.ivccrv.com Hours: Mar-Sept M, T, Th 8am-8pm; W, F 8am -5pm, Sat 8am-3pm; Other months M-F 8am-5pm; Sat 8am-3pm. Sierra, Denali, Dutchmen, Pleasure Way, Dorado, Plateau, Cougar, Fun Finder, Shadow Cruiser, View Finder & Coleman popup.

buLake-in-Wood Camping

Resort Jerome Bakker 576 Yellow Hill Road Narvon, PA 17555 Phone: 888.686.7550 • 717.445.5525 Fax: 717.445.6232 Email: lakeinwood@suncommunities.com Web: www.lakeinwoodcampground.com Lake-in-Wood Camping Resort is a friendly place and built to suit the lifestyles of today’s camper. From a weekend in your tent to a season in our deluxe park models, this resort provides a great vacation experience. We look forward to serving you.

clLake-in-Wood RV (Bakker's,

Inc.) Jerome Bakker 576 Yellow Hill Road Narvon, PA 17555 Phone: 717.445.5525 Fax: 717.445.9754 Email: Lakeinwoodcamp@juno.com Web: www.lakeinwoodcampground.com Dealer in Park Models – Open All Year Geared to the lifestyle of today’s campers, from tents to park models – a “home away from home’ in luxury! 400 wooded and open pull-thru sites with 30 and 50 amp, water, sewer, TV cable, telephone modem, red picnic table, fireplace and high-speed wireless internet.

cmLancaster County RV

Donald Beckner 122 Prospect Road Landisville, PA 17538 Phone: 717.898.9656 Fax: 717.898.9656 Email: info@lancastercountyrv.com Web: www.lancaster-countyrv.com Major & minor repair, Certified technicians, financing available. 2010 25th Anniversary.

cnLazy K Campground

Kathy Spaar 61 Washington Rd Box A6 Bechtelsville, PA 19505 Phone: 610.367.8576 Email: camp@lazykcamping.com Web: www.lazykcamping.com

coMedia Camping Center

E. Hadden Smith 1233 W. Baltimore Pike-Lima Media, PA 19063 Phone: 610.566.1833 Fax: 610.891.0877 Email: mediacamp1@aol.com Hours: M, T, Th, F 8am-6:30pm; W 8am5pm; Sat 8am-3pm. Winnebago, Starcraft, Prowler, Montana, Layton, Sierra, Commercial Vehicles. Sales, Service, Inspection.

cpMedia Camping Center

Hadden Smith 1651 Route 309, Bethlehem Pike Hatfield, PA 19440-1302 Phone: 215.822.1345 • 800.880.0335 Fax: 215.822.0339 Email: sales@mediacampingctr.com Web: www.mediacamping.com Hours: Mar- Oct M, T, W & TH 8am-8pm. Sat 8am-4pm. Nov- Feb M, T, W, & Th 8am-6 pm, Sat 8am to 4pm. American Coach, Revolution, Discovery, Bounder, Pace Arrow, Fiesta, Tioga, Prowler, Timberlodge, Flagstaff, Shamrock & Starcraft TT & 5th wheels, Toy Haulers by Gear Box & RPM. RV service, LP, dump & parts.

cqMedia Camping Center Wayne Degen 327 Tyburn Rd. Fairless Hills, PA 19030 Phone: 215.295.9025 Fax: 215.295.9074 Web: www.mediacamping.com

crMellott Bros. Trailer Sales,

Inc. Larry Mellott Jr. PO Box 280 2718 Willow Street Pike Willow Street, PA 17584 Phone: 717.464.2311 • 800.826.3556 Fax: 717.464.5751 Email: sales@mellottbrothers.com Web: www.mellottbrothers.com Hours: Summer Hours M-Th 8am-8pm, F 8am-5pm, Sat 8am-3pm. Winter Hours Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, Sat 8am-3pm. Featuring Holiday Rambler, Sunny Brook, Aerolite, Dutchmen, Starcraft; Award Winning Service Dept, LP Gas.

csOak Grove Park & Sales, Inc. 2985 Cowpath Road Hatfield, PA 19440 Phone: 215.723.2007 Fax: 215.723.8311 Web: www.ogpark.com Hours: M-F 8am-5pm; Sat 8am-noon. 60 RV sites, propane fill.

ctPocono RV Sales & Service Charles Roberts 489 Bushkill Plaza Lane Wind Gap, PA 18091 Phone: 610.863.5239 Email: poconorvcharlie@hotmail.com Web: www.poconorv.com

cuRobin Hill Camping Resort

149 Robin Hill Road Lenhartsville, PA 19534 Phone: 610.756.6117 Fax: 610.756.3434 Email: robinhill@equitylifestyle.com Web: www.robinhillrvresort.com Hours: In season M-TH 9am – 5pm; F – Sat. 9am – 9pm; Sun. 9am – 4pm. Winter hours are limited 270 large sites, full hook up, free cable, cottage and cabin rentals, pool, game room, convenience store and snack bar, Laundromat, clean restrooms with free hot showers.

dlRosemount Camping Resort Mike Canfield 285 Valley Road Tamaqua, PA 18252 Phone: 570.668.2580 Web: www.rosemountcampingresort.com

dmRV Value Mart /

Martin RV Rentals Justin Martin 647 East 28th Div. Hwy. Lititz, PA 17543 Phone: 888.206.9748 • 717.738.0385 Fax: 888.356.9218 Email: rvvaluemart@yahoo.com Web: www.rvvaluemart.com


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RV Value Mart is a family operated / true low cost RV center for rentals and sales of motorhomes and travel trailers. We also stock small light weight trailers, towable by minivans and small SUVs.

dnShady Maple RV Inc.

Scot Ash 4536 Division Highway East Earl, PA 17519 (GPS 155 Ewell Rd., East Earl, PA 17519) Phone: 717.351.0087 Fax: 717.354.4611 Email: rvmanager@shady-maple.com Web: www.shadymaplerv.com Shady Maple RV is a family owned full service RV dealership offering sales of new and used RVs, service, parts and rentals. We also offer campground service calls, propane fill station and RV storage. Located next to the Shady Maple Complex.

doSpring Gulch Resort

Campground Lisa Kurtz 475 Lynch Road New Holland, PA 17557 Phone: 717.354.3100 • 866.864.8524 Fax: 717.355.9739 Email: spring_gulch@equitylifestyle.com Web: www.springgulch.com www.rvonthego.com RV park with resort facilities.

dpStar Transporters

Burnell Cochran 4170 Oregon Pike Ephrata, PA 17522 Phone: 800.651.4171 • 717.859.7009 Fax: 717.859.7010 Email: bic@startransporters.com Web: www.startransporters.com

dqStoltzfus RV & Marine

Bob Cox 1335 Wilmington Pike West Chester, PA 19382 Phone: 610.399.0628 • 800.860.1406 Fax: 610.399.1436 Email: sales@stsrec.com Web: www.stsrec.com Hours: Summer MWF 8am – 8pm, TT 8am – 6pm, Sat 9am – 5pm Winter M-F 8am – 6pm, Sat 9am – 5pm Sales, service parts, rentals, full line dealership; Motorized – Tiffin Allegro, Monaco, Berkshire, Ace, Sunseeker; Towables – Prime Time, Keystone, Gulfstream, RVision, Aliner, Somerset; Toy haulers – Forest River XLR, Hyperlite; Boats – Bayliner, Cypress Cay Pontoons, Trophy fishing boats.

drStoltzfus RVs, Inc.

Lester Stoltzfus Route 272, PO Box 564 Adamstown, PA 19501 Phone: 717.484.4344 • 800.752.2988 Fax: 717.484.0270

Email: sales@stoltzfusrvs.com Web: www.stoltzfusrvs.com Hours: Summer – M & W 9am – 7pm; T, TH, F 9am – 5:30pm, Sat 9am – 3pm Cedar Creek, Sandpiper, Salem, Surveyor, Rpod, Clipper and Flagstaff.

dsSun Valley Campground

Denise Griffin 451 E. Maple Grove Rd. Bowmansville, PA 17507 Phone: 800.700.3370 • 717.445.6262 Fax: 717.445.5754 Email: sunvalley@equitylifestyle.com Web: www.rvonthego.com www.equitylifestyleproperties.com

dtTom Schaeffer's Camping &

Travel Center, Inc. Thomas M. Schaeffer 1236 Pottsville Pike Shoemakersville, PA 19555 Phone: 610.562.3071 • 800.776.1888 Fax: 610.562.3860 Email: info@tomschaeffers.com Web: www.TomSchaeffers.com Tom Schaeffer’s is a PA RV Dealer that has been family owned since 1955. We offer unparalleled parts and service. We have 300 RVs online at www.TomSchaeffers.com. Winnebago, Keystone, Puma, Prime Time, Sunseeker, Kodiak, Heartland and more.

duWhite Oak Campground

Betty Sigman P O Box 90 Strasburg, PA 17579 Phone: 717.687.6207 Fax: 717.687.6225 Email: info@whiteoakcampground.com Hours: Open Summer 8am-9pm; Winter 9am-4pm. Web: www.whiteoakcampground.com 180 recreational camping sites and general store.

elZiegler’s RV, Inc.

Brandon 440 Lehigh St. Allentown, PA 18103 Phone: 610.435.8100 • 1.888.898.9RVS Fax: 678.693.8510 Email: brandon@zieglersrv.com Web: www.ZieglersRV.com New & used sales of pop-ups, travel trailers & motor homes; service, parts, rentals, storage, propane, financing, extended service protection; we purchase RVs.

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Covered RV and Boat storage, with electric & dump station. Secure, well lit, fenced lot. At the intersection of Interstate 81, 78 and PA Route 22 in Jonestown,PA.

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www.gocampingamerica.com | Great resource for ideas, tips and information campers can use while planning their next trip.

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RVing with info on everything from RV life to maintenance.

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DISTRICT 3 COUNTIES BRADFORD CARBON LACKAWANNA LUZERNE LYCOMING MONROE PIKE SULLIVAN SUSQUEHANNA TIOGA WAYNE WYOMING

1Bonner Sports & RV

Bob Reeder 5335 North Route 44 Jersey Shore, PA 17740 Phone: 570.753.3801 Fax: 570.753.8148 EMail: sales@bonnersports.com Web: www.bonnersports.com Hours: Open all year. April – September: Mon-Wed 9am – 6pm; Thurs & Fri. 9am – 7pm; Sat. 9am – 2pm. Sept. – March: Mon-Thurs. 9am – 5pm; Fri 9am – 6pm; Sat 9am – 1pm. RV sales, service, parts and accessories, LP gas, and PA state inspection. Dealer of: Coachmen, Dutchmen, Dutchmen Sport, Aerolite and Hampton.

2Bryant’s RV Showcase, Inc.

Brad Bryant 4255 Memorial Highway Dallas, PA 18612 Phone: 570.639.3100 Fax: 570.639.2710 Email: bryantsrv@comcast.net Web: www.bryantsrv.com Coachmen, Jayco, TrailManor, Gulfstream, travel trailers, 5th wheels. Coleman folding trailers; Woodland Park park trailers. Sales, service, store. LP gas, dump station. Trailer inspection, insurance work.

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3Bucktail Camping Resort Alice Franks 130 Bucktail Rd. Mansfield, PA 16933 Phone: 570.662.2923 Email: bucky@bucktailcamping.com Web: www.bucktailcamping.com

4Bully Cap & RV Center

Daniel Evans 1447 Scott Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705 Phone: 570.822.2448 • 866.693.CAPS Fax: 570.822.2448

5C. Neer RV

Chuck Neer Route 191 Hancock Hwy Box 2496 Equinunk, PA 18417 Phone: 800.881.6337 • 570.224.8606 Fax: 570.224.6687 Email: cneer@newcampers.com Web: www.newcampers.com 5 star service dealer including mobile service. Authorized KZ Sportsmen Spree, Durango, Sportster, Montego Bay and Forest River, Rockwood, Sunseeker & Keystone Cougar Dealer. Specializing in 5th wheel, travel trailer and tent campers.

6Delaware Water Gap/

Pocono Mountain KOA For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only 233 Hollow Road East Stroudsburg, PA 18302 Phone: 570.223.8000 Web: www.poconoKOA.com Wooded & grassy sites, camping cabins, lodges, trailer rentals, pull-thru sites, electric & water hook-ups. Free TV, Wi-Fi, picnic tables & fire ring. General store, firewood, ice, RV supplies, propane, Laundromat, clean restrooms, RV storage, dump stations & planned activities.

7Don Laine Campground

Don and Elaine George 790 57 Drive Palmerton, PA 18071 Phone: 610.381.3381 Fax: 610.381.3381 Email: dlaine@ptd.net Web: www.donlaine.com Hours: April 5-Nov 1. Camping with a beautiful view. Planned weekend activities, pool, playground, snack bar, laundry, large rec hall and game room. Wooded and open sites. Country and oldies bands and djs. WiFi ($).

8Four Seasons

Campgrounds, Inc. Edward / Deborah Lawrence 249 Babbling Brook Rd. Scotrun, PA 18355 Phone: 570.629.2504 Fax: 570.629.7160 Email: fsc1@ptd.net Web: www.fourseasonscampgrounds.com Hours: Open Mid Apr to Mid Oct. Quiet family campground in the Pocono's. Facilities include store, pavilion, playground, 2 pools, horseshoes, shuffleboard, firewood and propane. Seasonal sites available. 50 amp service available.

9Holiday Pines Campground

Ann or Bruce Heasley 16 Pine Tree Lane Loganton, PA 17747 Phone: 570.725.2267 Email: hapycamp@kcnet.org Web: www.holidaypines.com We are a family campground in the PA Wilds of Southern Clinton County. We have full hook up, water and electric, tent sites, and full service cottages. Also we have organized activities, swimming pool and mini-golf.


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blKeen Lake Camping &

Cottage Resort Janet Keen 155 Keen Lake Road Waymart, PA 18472 Phone: 570.488.6161 • 1.800.443.0412 Email: camping@keenlake.com Web: www.keenlake.com Guest Review Rated A family camping resort located on 90-acre spring-fed mountain lake. Great fishing; Rowboat, paddle boat, water bike, canoe, and kayak rentals; lake swimming, heated pool, laundry, camp store and gift shop, award-winning activity program; pets welcome.

bmMount Pocono

Campground, Inc. Debbie Roberts 30 Edgewood Road Mount Pocono, PA 18344 Phone: 570.839.8950 • 570.499.4208 Fax: 570.839.8905 Email: mtpocono@ mtpoconocampground.com Web: www.mtpoconocampground.com We are a family oriented campground with sites for campers and tenting. Our amenities: Big Rig Friendly (50amp), free WiFi, heated pools, planned activities and pet friendly with dog run. Nearby attractions include Pocono Whitewater, Mt. Airy Casino and Pocono International Raceway.

bnMountain Vista

Campground Jason Vaughn 50 Taylor Drive East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 Phone: 570.223.0111 Fax: 570.223.6733 Email: info@mtnvistacampground.com Web: www.mtnvistacampground.com Hours: Open Apr-Oct 31. 185 site campground with RV store & supplies.

boOtter Lake Camp-Resort

Leslie Baum 4805 Marshalls Creek Road East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 Phone: 570.223.0123 Fax: 570.223.0124 Email: leslie01@ftd.net Web: www.otterlake.com Hours: 9am-8pm. All year camping for tents & trailers, 60acre lake, 300 wooded sites next to state forest, 8 tiled restrooms. Outdoor pool & indoor heated pool, whirlpool & sauna, individual showers & dressing rooms, rec hall, pavilion, laundry, store.

bpRhone’s Travel Trailers, Inc.

Brad Rhone 4368 Lycoming Creek Road Cogan Station, PA 17728 Phone: 570.494.1364 • 800.494.1001 Fax: 570.494.1468 Email: rhones@verizon.net Web: www.rhonesrv.com Full line Jayco Dealer. We offer RV and collision repair, state inspection, notary, LP gas, large parts and accessory store, RV storage. We are family owned and operated and Central PA’s leading RV dealer since 1967.

bqRoadhouse Camper & RV 196 Beachlake Hwy Honesdale, PA 18431 Phone: 570.253.2553 Fax: 570.253.9541 Web: www.roadhousecamper.com

brShore Forest Campground

P O Box 366 Hop Bottom, PA 18824 Phone: 570.289.4666 Fax: 570.289.9914 Email: shoreforest@epix.net Web: www.shoreforestcampground.com

bsTotal Recreation Inc.

Helene Menzella 973 Rt. 6 Shohola, PA 18458 Phone: 888.855.1564 • 570.504.7576 Fax: 570.409.1403 Email: kathy@totalrecreationrv.com Web: www.totalrecreationrv.com

btWide World RV Center, Inc.

Faith Hales, Francine Ogonosky, Maria Torre 1570 Highway 315 Wilkes Barre, PA 18702 Phone: 570.825.6673 • 800.501.0049 Fax: 570.825.9494 Email: sales@wideworldrv.com Web: www.wideworldrv.com HOURS: Summer M & Th 9am – 7pm; TWF 9am – 5pm; Sat 9am – 2pm; Winter M-F 9am – 5pm; Sat. 9am – 2pm. Surveyor, Sandpiper, R-Pod by Forest River, Raven by Winnebago travel trailers and fifth wheels, Work & Play toy haulers, Palomino popups. Integrity Enclosed, Cam utility. Huge parts store.

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DISTRICT 5 COUNTIES ADAMS CENTRE COLUMBIA CUMBERLAND DAUPHIN FRANKLIN HUNTINGDON JUNIATA LEBANON MIFFLIN MONTOUR NORTHUMBERLAND PERRY SNYDER UNION YORK

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Battlefield RV Sales Lin Kern 1958 Emmitsburg Road Gettysburg, PA 17325 Phone: 800.735.6671. 717.334.1577 Fax: 717.334.4371 Email: RVwoody@embarqmail.com Web: www.battlefieldrv.com “You Deserve the Best.” – 5 Star quality RVs.

2Ben Franklin RV Park

Ben Lepore 1350 Woodberry Road, York, PA 17408 Phone: 717.744.8237 Email: Ben@BenFranklinRVPark.com Web: www.BenFranklinRVPark.com A family-owned RV park located less than ¼ mile from US 30 with large sites, 50 amp electric on all sites, and easy access to Gettysburg, Hershey, Lancaster Amish country, and lots of other local attractions.

3Ben’s RV Center

Barry Decker 1590 Whiteford Road, York, PA 17402 Phone: 717.755.9669 Fax: 717.755.9660 Hours: Open Summer M, T, Th, F 8am7pm; W 8am-5:30pm; Sat 9am-3pm. Yellowstone, Layton, Sandpiper travel trailers & 5th wheels, Wildwood and Scotty trailers, Flagstaff tent campers. Offering a full service, inspection, parts and accessory dealership.

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4Camping World of Hanover

Dan Saltzgiver 2100 Baltimore Pike Hanover, PA 17331-9607 Phone: 717.637.2882 • 888.899.0663 Fax: 717.637.2572 Email: dan.saltzgiver@campingworld.com Web: www.campingworldofhanover.com Hours: Mar 1-Sept 30 M,T,Th,F 8am8pm;Wed 8am-5pm, All Sat 9am-3pm, Oct 1-Feb 28 M&F 8am-7pm, T,W,Th 8am-5pm Rockwood pop-ups, hybrids & lites; Wildcat 5th; Bighorn 5th; North Trail Lites; TrailManor; Coachmen SOA TT; Fairmont PM; 15 svc bays; parts & acc store; metered & Propane Cyl xch; trailer state inspection.

5D.J. RV Center

David Homiak 1720 Montour Blvd., Danville, PA 17821 Phone: 570.275.9620 Fax: 570.275.9620 Email: djhomiak@aol.com Web: www.djrvcenter.com Hours: Open M-F 8am-6:00pm, Sat 8am-12 pm. Forest River and Coachmen Apex. New and used RVs. Full parts and accessories.

6Drummer Boy Camping

Resort 1300 Hanover Road Gettysburg, PA 17325 Phone: 800.293.2808 • 717.334.3277 Fax: 717.334.9524

Email: drummerboy@diparks.com Web: www.drummerboycampresort.com Beautiful wooded park close to town with 400 Campsites Cabins - 50 Cottages. 2008 Award of Excellence, 100 Top Rated Good Sam RV Parks. 5W/5W rating from Woodall’s recognizing high quality in customer service & recreational features & has been placed on Woodall’s top 8 campgrounds in PA & in the top 100 campgrounds in North America.

7Farnsworth Camping

Center Gary Farnsworth 279 N Market St., Elysburg, PA 17824 Phone: 570.672.2332 Fax: 570.672.2858 Web: www.farnsworthrv.com Fleetwood motor homes/Palomino travel trailers; large accessory store; also preowned inventory.

8Gettysburg Battlefield

Resort 1960 Emmitsburg Road Gettysburg, PA 17325 Phone: 800.789.2599 Fax: 866.364.0880 Best location to historic battlefield, featuring more than 200 RV campsites, recreation lodge with cozy fireplace, Y-shaped Olympic pool, general store, café & creamery, fishing pond & stream, picnic areas, reenactment grounds, pet walks, nature trail leading to Battlefield Monument.

9Gettysburg Campground

Robert and Patricia Adams 2030 Fairfield Rd., Gettysburg, PA 17325 Phone: 717.334.3304 Fax: 717.334.4421 Email: camp@gettysburgcampground.com Web: www.gettysburgcampground.com Camp in historic Gettysburg along the banks of Marsh Creek. The Gettysburg Campground is family owned and operated. With both shady and sunny RV and tent sites, the Gettysburg Campground is the place to stay while visiting the area.

blGrumbine’s RV Center

Greg Bonter 7501 Allentown Blvd., Harrisburg, PA 17112 Phone: 717.657.3747 • 800.272.4786 Fax: 717.657.0787 Email: gbonter@cwRVsales.com Web: www.grumbine.com Hours: M-Th 8am-7pm, F 8am-5pm, Sat 9am-4pm Call for Winter hours. Cougar, Cedar Creek, Aerolite, Dutchmen, Freedom Spirit, Fourwinds, Itasca, Riverside, Colorado, Kodiak, Daybreak, Intruder, Astoria, Tuscany, sales, service, parts & accessories, PA state inspection. Overnight parking available for service customers.


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bm Harrisburg East

Campground Milenna Hershey 1134 Highspire Road Harrisburg, PA 17111 Phone: 717.939.4331 Fax: 717.939.3160 Email: hbgeastcamp@comcast.net Web: www.hbgeastcampground.com Hours: Open Year Round 9am-dusk. Camping for 62 RV sites/12 tent sites; LP gas, small store, RV supplies, free WiFi, laundry, playground, pool, vehicle & household storage; weekly & monthly rates; easy access to PA 76, I-283 & I-81; 10 minutes from Harrisburg Capitol.

bnHershey Conewago

Campground Dave Stillwagon 1590 Hershey Road Elizabethtown, PA 17022 Phone: 717.367.1179 Email: camp@hersheyconewago.com Web: www.hersheyconewago.com Country setting located 6 miles south of Hershey on Rt 743. Pool, pavilion, playground, mini-golf, laundry, country store and more. Tenting, water, electric, sewer sites, cabins and a 20 room motel.

boHersheypark Camping

Resort Mark Panassow PO Box 866 Hershey, PA 17033 Phone: 800.437.7439 • 717.534.8999 Fax: 717.534.8998 Email: mzeiders@hersheypa.com Web: www.hersheyparkcampingresort.com Hours: Open year round Mon-Sat 8:30am-5pm. Extended summer hours. The official campground of Hersheypark®! 2 miles from Hershey area attractions. Free shuttle to Hersheypark & best price on Hersheypark tickets Complete camping facilities including tent, RV & cabins; pool, arcade, store, playgrounds & WiFi.

Email: eric@keystonervcenter.com Web: www.keystonervcenter.com Full service, parts and sales RV center Campground on site. Flagstaff, Jayco, Salem, Sunseeker, Coachmen, Arctic Fox, Eagle, Pinnacle, V Lite, Sierra.

brLerch RV

Staci Lerch-Moist or Ed Lerch 70 Commerce Drive Milroy, PA 17063 Phone: 800.722.1236 Fax: 717.667.1401 Email: rvsales@lerchrv.com Web: www.lerchrv.com Open Range trailers and fifth wheels, Fuzion toy haulers, Outback travel trailers, Passport travel trailers, Sprinter travel trailers and fifth wheels, Springdale travel trailers, Summerland travel trailers.

bsMartin Camper Sales

John Martin 6785 Carlisle Pike Mechanicsburg, PA 17050 Phone: 717.766.5569 Fax: 717.766.7408 Email: martin.camper.sales@worldnet.att.net Hours: Open Summer M, W, F 9am7:30pm; T & Th 9am-5:30pm; Sat 9am-5pm. Winter M-F 9am-5:30pm; Sat 9am-5pm. Sunset Trail and Zinger trailers; Eagle

truck caps. service department, storage, camping supplies, PA state inspection on all RVs.

btMill Race Golf & Camping Resort Robert Williams 4584 Red Rock Rd. Benton, PA 17814 Phone: 570.925.2040 Fax: 570.925.5623 Email: info@millracegolf.com Web: www.millracegolf.com

buParadise Stream Family

Campground Bob & Bev Klaus P O Box 124 Off Rt 274 West- Paradise Stream Road Loysville, PA 17047 Phone: 717.789.2117 Email: campparadise@embarqmail.com Web: www.campparadisestream.com Hours: Open April – October 150 site campground.

clRound Top Campground 180 Knight Road Gettysburg, PA 17325 Phone: 717.334.9565 Email: roundtopmgr@diparks.com Web: www.rvinthesun.com

cmSalem RV Center, Inc.

Greg Russell Rt 522 & 38, Clifford Rd Selinsgrove, PA 17870 Phone: 800.720.3678 • 570.374.2300 Fax: 570.374.4591 Email: salemrv4@ptd.net Web: www.salemrvsales.com Hours: Summer M-F 9-7; Winter 9-5; Sat. 9-3. The “Home of Happy Campers” featuring Forest River products: Columbus, Salem, Hemisphere, Rockwood, V Cross, Sierra and Work & Play toy haulers. Financing available. Sales-Parts-Service. On-site service available.

cnSeven Mountains

Campground 101 Seven Mountains Campground Rd. Spring Mills, PA 16875 Phone: 814.364.1910 Fax: 814.364.2595 Email: info@ sevenmountainscampground.com Web: www.sevenmountainscampground.com Central PA – Route 322, open year round. Cabins, park models, RV and tent sites for rent. Near Penn State Univ. Hiking, biking, dual sport, snowmobile trails, hunting, fishing and swimming nearby.

Covered RV and Boat storage, with electric & dump station.

bpHidden Valley Camping

Resort Herbert C. McAtee or George A. Rohling 162 Hidden Valley Lane Mifflinburg, PA 17844 Phone: 570.966.1330 Fax: 570.966.4985 Email: hvcamp@dejazzd.com Web: www.hiddenvalleycamping.com Hours: Open Apr 13-Oct 14. Camping cabins, mini-golf, paddle boats, swimming pool, petting farm, free fishing, church services, general store, pony rides, planned activities.

bqKeystone RV Center

Eric Kendle 15799 South Young Road Greencastle, PA 17225 Phone: 717.597.0939 • 800.232.3279 Fax: 717.597.0639

Secure, well lit, fenced lot. At the intersection of Interstate 81, 78 and PA Route 22 in Jonestown,PA. Call Ron at 717-865-9222 for details.

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coSusquehanna Valley RV

Sales & Service Wayne Brouse 2084 RTE 522 Selinsgrove, PA 17870 Phone: 570.374.2267 Fax: 570.374.2281 Email: info@susqrv.com Web: www.susqrv.com Hours: Summer M-F 9am-6pm; Winter 9am-5pm; Sat 9am-2pm 30 years 1983 – 2013. Cherokee, Greywolf, Denali, Wildcat, Cardinal, Blue Ridge, Wolf Pack, Freedom Express, Shadow Cruiser, View Finder, Enterra; large parts and accessories store, service all makes, major appliances, reconstruction work, LP gas.

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cpUltimate RV

For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only Chad Klinger, Sr. 10070 Allentown Blvd. Grantville, PA 17028 Phone: 866.966.4697 • 717.469.4331 Fax: 717.469.4332 Email: chad@ultimaterv.net Web: www.ultimaterv.net Consignment sales & full service center.

cqWaterSide Campground and

RV Park 475 Locust Rd., Lewistown, PA 17044 717.248.3974 Email: staff@watersidecampground.com Web: www.WaterSideCampground.com Hours: Open all year. For a day, for a season, or all year long! One of the highest rated campgrounds/ RV parks in PA. Woodall’s: 9/10 Trailer Life: 27.5/30.

crWestern Village RV Park, Inc. Diane Schrader 200 Greenview Drive Carlisle, PA 17015 Phone: 717.243.1179 Email: camp@westernvillagervpark.com Web: www.westernvillagervpark.com

csYogi at Shangri-La/Legacy

RV Resorts Bruce A. Bryant 670 Hidden Paradise Road Milton, PA 17847 Phone: 800.445.6660 • 570.524.4561 Fax: 570.524.4522 Email: info@slcreek.com Web: www.slcreek.com 172 total RV sites, can accommodate RVs up to 45ft., full hookups, 30 & 50 amp service, free 50 channel cable TV, heated swimming pool, game room, new play structure, fishing ponds, hiking & biking trails, daily planned activities June – August, Free WiFi.


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* All locations are approximate. Call individual listings for directions.

DISTRICT 7 COUNTIES ALLEGHENY ARMSTRONG BEAVER BEDFORD BLAIR BUTLER CAMBRIA FAYETTE GREENE INDIANA SOMERSET WASHINGTON WESTMORELAND

1Airstream of Western PA Diann Repasky 627 Rt 119, Greensburg, PA 15601 Phone: 724.836.4444 Fax: 724.691.0485 Email: jack@airstreamwpa.com Web: www.airstreamwpa.com

2Ansley RV

William Ansley 1280 Route 764, PO Box 239 Duncansville, PA 16635 Phone: 814.695.9817 • 800.231.9817 Fax: 814.695.9814 Email: sales@ansleyrv.com Web: www.ansleyrv.com Sales, service and accessories.

3Brooks Camper Sales

Eric Brooks P O Box 55, Connellsville, PA 15425 Phone: 724.628.5625 Fax: 724.628.6137 Email: Blaine@brooksrv.com Web: www.brooksrv.com

4Clem’s RV and Trailer Sales

Steve Deffenbaugh 1580 S R 65 South Ellwood City, PA 16117 Phone: 724.752.1541 Fax: 724.758.2536 Email: sdeffenbaugh@clemstrailersales.com Web: www.clemstrailersales.com Western PA’s largest RV dealership! Full service dealership with fully stocked parts department. Certified RV

Technicians! America’s oldest Coachmen RV dealer! Coachmen Catalina, Apex, Chaparral, Clipper, Freedom Express, Forest River towables and motor homes, Rockwood travel trailers, 5th wheels and popups.

5Coopers RV Center

Keith Conard 4000 Golden Mile Highway Murrysville, PA 15668 Phone: 412.793.8080 • 800.300.8058 Email: coopersrvcenter@msn.com Web: www.coopersrv.com

6East Coast RV Specialists, LLC Robert Stultz 7390 Woodbury Pike Roaring Spring, PA 16673 Phone: 814.729.7007 Fax: 814.729.7008 Email: sales@eastcostrvs.com Web: www.eastcoastrvs.com

7Hufnagel & Majors, Inc.

Jamie Butler 265 Perry Highway Harmony, PA 16037 Phone: 724.452.7593 • 888.287.0976 Fax: 724.452.5422 Email: info@hufnagel-majors.com Web: www.hufnagel-majors.com Hours: Summer - M & Th 9am-7pm, T, W, & F 9 am-5 pm, Sat 9am-3pm; Winter – M & Th 10am-6pm; T, W & F 10am-5pm; Sat 9am-3pm. Montana, Mountaineer, Winnebago, Remington.

8Ranger Trailer and

Coach Sales 125 Theobold Ave Greensburg, PA 15601 Airstream & Service only: 724.836.4444 All other inquires: 724.837.2753 Email: Rangertrailer@msn.com Web: www.rangertrailer.com Full Line of Airstream trailers and touring coaches. Full service and parts department. Inspections, outdoor storage & towing available. Custom trailers, motorcycle trailers, toy haulers, truck caps, and toolbox truck caps.

9Schreck RV Center, LLC

Nicole Nelson 4616 Rte 66, Apollo, PA 15613 Phone: 724.727.3444 Fax: 724.727.3446 Email: info@schreckrv.com Web: www.schreckrv.com Our sales staff has over 20 years of experience selling new and used RVs. We are a certified dealer for Starcraft, Dutchmen and Augusta, have 2 parts stores with wide selection of in-stock parts /accessories, 5 certified and factory-trained techs and 6 service bays. Customer service is a priority. Need warranty work? We can help.

blScottyland RV Resort &

Sales Gary Pirschl 1618 Barron Church Road Rockwood, PA 15557 Phone: 814.926.4400 • 800.242.2267

Fax: 814.926.3491 Web: www.scottylandrvresort.com A 300-acre complex with more than 710 sites open to all makes of RVs; large bass lake, full size pool, roller skating rink, game room; electric, water, sanitary hookups, washrooms, showers, LP gas, laundromat

bmValero Century Inc.

CJ Valero 2718 Rt. 66, Delmont, PA 15626 Phone: 724.468.1010 • 877.737.8748 Fax: 724.468.8873 Email: tvalero@valerocentury.com Web: www.valerocentury.com RV and trailer sales, service and rentals. Full service body shop, parts, and custom manufacturing. Offering an aggressive consignment program. Financing, extended warranties and insurance. Professional and courteous staff. We sell the right unit at a great price!

bnWise Trailer Sales

Justin Wise 211 Jayco Drive, Ebensburg, PA 15931 Phone: 814.472.5561 Fax: 814.472.5565 Email: sales@wisetrailer.com Web: www.wisetrailer.com Full Line of Jayco RVs. Parts store with great selection. Make a "Wise" decision.

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CAMPGROUNDS & DEALERS | NORTHWESTERN PA

*All locations are approximate. Call individual listings for directions.

DISTRICT 9 COUNTIES CAMERON CLARION CLEARFIELD CRAWFORD ELK ERIE FOREST JEFFERSON LAWRENCE McKEAN MERCER POTTER VENANGO WARREN

1Campers Paradise

Campground & Cabins Andrea Steele 37 Steele Dr Sigel, PA 15860 Phone: 814.752.2393 Fax: 814.752.2267 Web: www.campersparadise.net Clean and friendly campground all in a beautifully wooded setting. Tent and full hookups, cabins with private hot tubs, tipi and covered wagon rentals. Pool, scheduled summer activities, large gift shop and camping supplies, fishing license. Campground and cabins open all year.

2Dennis Trailers Inc.

Darla J. Smith 989 Old Route 8 Harrisville, PA 16038 Phone: 814.786.7959 Fax: 814.786.7031 Email: darla.dennistrailersinc@verizon.net Web: www.dennistrailersinc.com Hours: M – F 10am – 5pm; Sat. 10am – 2pm New and used, sales and service. Fullline parts department. Certified RV tech on staff. On-site or campsite repairs, RV furniture, propane and more available. Kropf, Canterbury, Hy-Line plus lots of used units.

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3Fame RV Center

Brenda Bailey 329 Mill Street Saegertown, PA 16433 Phone: 814.763.5645 • 866.763.FAME Fax: 814.763.2177 Web: www.famerv.com Hours: M-F 7am-5pm; Sat 8am-Noon. Laredo, Big Horn, Big Country, VR1, Fairmont Park Trailers, Starcraft, Challenger, Hornet, Breckenridge Park Trailers, Pace American, A.R.E., service & inspection facility.

4Kalyumet Camping & Cabins

Becky & Mark Wineman 8630 Miola Rd Lucinda, PA 16235 Phone: 814.744.9622 Email: camp@kalyumet.com Web: www.kalyumet.com Family campground located near Cook Forest and the Clarion River. Full hook-up RV sites, tent sites & luxury log cabin. Large heated pool with spray mushroom, clean modern restrooms, planned weekend activities, fire truck & wagon rides, Saturday evening popcorn roast & more.

5Lampe Marina Campground Doug Miley 208 East Bayfront Parkway, Suite 201 Erie, PA 16507 Phone: 814.454.5830 • 814.434.3078 Fax: 814.455.8070 Email: robinw@porterie.org

Web: www.porterie.org Lampe Marina Campground is located on Lake Erie. We have 42 sites all with water and electric. The campground has new shower and restroom facilities. Lampe Campground is located next to a public boat launch and it is close to all kinds of fun activities in Erie, PA.

6Meadville KOA Campground

Tim & Robyn Chilson, Owners 25164 State Route 27 Meadville, PA 16335 Phone: 814.789.3251 Email: camp@meadvilleKOA.com Web: www.meadvilleKOA.com NWPA’s Family Fun Camping Zone! We feature RV campsites, deluxe lake-front cabins, kitchenette and camping cabins! We offer free WiFi, planned weekend activities, C & R fishing, pool, wagon rides, jumping pillow, pedal karts, paddleboards, mini golf and more!

7Ray Wakley’s RV Center

10261 W. Main Road North East, PA 16428 Phone: 814.725.9608 Fax: 814.725.2473 Email: rwakley@wakleyrv.com Web: www.wakleyrv.com RV sales and service, body shop, parts and accessories. Motor homes, travel trailers, fifth wheels, tent campers. Winnebago, Forest River, Coachmen, Birkshire.

8Rose Point Park – Cabins &

Camping Deb & Rick Yeager 8775 Old US 422 New Castle, PA 16101 Phone: 724.924.2415 Email: info@RosePointPark.com Web: www.RosePointPark.com Charming full service Yurts, log cabins and RV sites. Located just north of Pittsburgh I-79 exit 99. Relaxing for you, fun for the kids! FREE WiFi plus a wide range of recreation – big heated pool, fishing and hiking trails along the Slippery Rock Creek. “It’s more than getting away, it’s getting together.”

9Starr’s Trailer Sales

Greg Starr 3673 Route 219 Brockway, PA 15824 Phone: 814.265.0632 Fax: 814.265.8097 Email: greg@starrstrailersales.com Web: www.starrstrailersales.com Hours: Summer M-F 9am – 6pm, Sat. 9am – 3pm, Winter Hours M-F 9am – 5pm, Sat. 9am – 12pm Full service RV dealer. Salem, Viking, Everlite, Sun Valley, Cruise Lite, Dutchmen, Koala, Ascend.


CAMPGROUNDS & DEALERS | OUT OF STATE

Arizona Carefree RV Resorts Stephanie Martin 6991 East Camelback Road, B 310 Scottsdale, AZ 85251 Phone: 480.423.5700 Fax: 480.423.5777 Email: smartin@nhcmgt.com Web: www.carefreervresorts.com Carefree RV Resorts is a family of nonmembership RV properties with locations nationwide. Our resorts offer amenities and activities for guests of all ages. Whether you’re staying a night or a month, we have something for everyone. Location in MA, NJ, NC, FL, TX & CA. Delaware

Equity Lifestyle Properties Danielle Diamond 5100 W Lemon Street Ste 308 Tampa, FL 33609 Phone: 214.618.7394 Fax: 214.618.7377 Email: Danielle_diamond@equitylifestyle.com Web: www.rvonthego.com Everglades Isle Paul Connolly 803 N. Collier Avenue Everglades City, FL 34139 Phone: 330.283.0147 Fax: 239.695.0091 Email: sarub@zoointernet.net Web: www.evergladesisle.com

Delaware State Parks Andrew Meanor 89 Kings Highway Dover, DE 19901 Phone: 302.739.9225 Fax: 302.739.3817 Email: Andrew.meanor@state.de.us Web: www.destateparks.com

Fisherman’s Cove RV & Golf Resort Rusty Hinkle 3950 N. Eichelberger Road Tavares, FL 32778 Phone: 352.343.1233 • 800.254.9993 Fax: 352.343.5272 Email: info@fishermanscoverv.us Web: www.fishermanscoverv.us

Hitch RV Thomas Robson 2152 Bay Road Rt. 1 Milford, DE 19963 Phone: 609.827.9663 Fax: 856.629.0968 Email: tomr@hitchrv.com Web: www.hitchrv.com

Ja-Mar Travel Parks Caleb Miller 6650 San Marco Drive Port Richey, FL 34668 Phone: 727.862.8882 Web: www.ja-mar-travelparks.com

Ocean RV Center Jeff Fiske 30387 Cedar Neck Rd. Ocean View, DE 19970 Phone: 302.539.3244 Web: www.oceanrvcenter.com Parkview RV Center Rick Horsey 5511 DuPont Parkway Smyrna, DE 19977 Phone: 302.653.6619 Fax: 302.653.6631 Email: parkviewrv@aol.com Web: www.parkviewrv.com Hours: M-F 8am-6pm; Sat 8am-4pm. Airstream, Holiday Rambler, Prowler, Mallard, Coleman, Winnebago, Trail-Lite, Dutchmen, Sales and Service. Florida Alliance Coach 4505 Monaco Way Wildwood, FL 34785 Phone: 352.330.3800 Fax: 352.330.3834 Email: service@alliancecoach.com Web: www.alliancecoach.com RV sales / full RV service facility / full parts store. Ameri Motorcoach Resorts / The Devcon Group Dr. M. Curt Geilser 10161 Centurion Pkwy, Ste 170 Jacksonville, FL 32256 Phone: 904.607.4589 Fax: 206.888.2110 Email: curt@thedevcongroup.com Web: www.thedevcongroup.com Camp Florida Resort Alan Wallace 100 Shoreline Drive Lake Placid, FL 33852 Phone: 863.699.1991 Fax: 863.699.1995 Email: info@campflaresort.com Web: www.campflaresort.com

Kampgrounds of America Anita Poloski 2644 Happy Camper Place Kissimmee, FL 34746 Phone: 321.402.9234 Fax: 407.396.7577 Email: apolkoski@koa.net Web: www.orlandokissimmeekoa.com Lazydays 6130 Lazy Days Boulevard Seffner, FL 33584 Phone: 800.626.7800 Fax: 813.246.4408 Email:sales@lazydays.com Web: www.lazydays.com Miami Everglades Resort Barbara Slifer 20675 SW 162nd Avenue Miami, FL 33187 Phone: 305.233.5300 • 800.917.4923 Fax: 305.252.9027 Email: info@miamicamp.com Web: wwww.miamievergladesresort.com Tropical RV resort and campground among avocado and mango trees and surrounded by tropical nurseries. Half-way between Miami and Key Largo, a rural setting yet close to many attractions. Lg pull-thru sites, tent sites and lodges. Heated pool and hot tub. Mofco Group Inc – Southern Motor Coach Resort Tim Moffitt PO Box 385 Bushnell, FL 33513 Phone: 352.793.5813 Fax: 352.793.8272 Email: mcoffl@sum.net Myakka River Motorcoach Resort Amber Wright 14100 Myakka Avenue Port Charlotte, FL 33953 Phone: 941.740.2599 Email: office@myakka-river.com Web: www.myakka-river.com Nature’s Resort Michael Shoemaker 10359 W. Halls River Road Homosassa, FL 34448

Phone: 352.628.9544 • 800.301.7880 Fax: 352.628.9747 Email: naturesresortfla@yahoo.com Web: www.naturesresortfla.com Recreation Plantation RV Resort Diane Bell 609 Highway 466 Lady Lake, FL 32159 Phone: 937.902.1999 Email: db7884@aol.com Web: www.recreationplantation.com Suwannee River Rendezvous Resort and Campground Susie Page 828 NE Primrose Road Mayo, FL 32066 Phone: 386. 294.2510 • 727.457.3925 Fax: 386.294.1133 Email: forest_1@msn.com Web: www.SuwanneeRiverRendezvous.com 1,500 ft of frontage on the Suwannee River, 40 acres with 136 new full hook-up sites 50/30/110, WiFi, sat. TV, 3 pools, new bath house, laundry, motel/log cabins, canoe/ kayak rental, natural fresh water Convict Spring, tent/water electric site, Grandma Susie’s Cookin’ Shack, small camp store, weekend ent., beautiful rural setting 6 miles from town. Vacation Village Resorts & Affiliates Brian Johanneman 7081 Grand National Drive Ste. 100 Orlando, FL 32819 Phone: 407.608.5121 Fax: 407.608.5122 Email: brianj@vacationvillageresorts.com Web: www.vacationvillageresorts.com Whisper Creek RV Resort Rhonda Allison 1887 North SR 29 Labelle, FL 33935 Phone: 863.675.6888 Fax: 863.675.2323 Email: rhonda@whispercreek.com Web: www.whispercreek.com Williston Crossings RV Resort Alan Wallace 410 NE 5th Street Williston, FL 32696 Phone: 352.528.7100 Fax: 352.528.7400 Email: info@willistoncrossingrv.com Web: www.willistoncrossingrv.com Word of Life Florida RV Park Sam Sewall 13202 Word of Life Drive Hudson, FL 34669 Phone: 727.379.5000 • 727.856.7575 Fax: 727.856.9349 Web: www.wol.org The Word of Life Florida RV Park is a part of the Word of Life Florida. It includes 246 40’x70’ sites and a complete program during the winter season including great Bible teachers and exciting concerts. The park accommodates park models, travel trailers, 5th wheels and motor homes. Guests can rent sites by the season (Nov. 1– April 30) or by month, week or day. Georgia Jekyll Island Campground Ronnie Douglas 1197 Riverview Drive Jekyll Island, GA 31527 Phone: 912.635.3021 Fax: 912.635.4128 Email: rdouglas@jekyllisland.com Web: www.jekyllisland.com

Maryland Beckley’s Camping Center Kelly T. Shanholtzer 11109 Angleberger Road Thurmont, MD 21788 Phone: 301.898.3300 Fax: 301.898.7093 Email: kelly.sales@beckleysrvs.com Web: www.beckleysrvs.com Hours: M-F 9am-7pm; Sat 9am-4pm Fleetwood Folding, Wilderness, Wilderness Scout, Wilderness Yukon, Nitrous, Pegasus, Cougar, Hobbi, Montana Mountaineer, Raptor, Springdale, VR1, Zeppelin All Star, Bay Star, Dutch Star, Kountry Star, Mountain Aire, Ventana, Access, Adventurer, Aspect, Journey, Outlook, Sightseer, View, Voyage. Cherry Hill Park Norman Gurevich 9800 Cherry Hill Road College Park, MD 20740-1210 Phone: 301.937.7116 • 800.801.6449 Fax: 301.937.3110 Email: info@cherryhillpark.com Web: www.cherryhillpark.com Hours: 8am-9pm 7 days a week. 400 site campground. Leo’s Vacation Center, Inc. Greg Merkel 729 Md. Rte. 3 North Lane Gambrills, MD 21054 Phone: 800.559.4793 • 410.987.4793 Fax: 410.923.0311 Email: greg@leosrv.com Web: www.leosrv.com Sell and service RVs. Full accessory store. 40 years in business. Winnebago, Thor, Roadtrek, Sunseeker, Keystone, Open Range Merry Meadows Recreation Farm Lois Reithlingshoefer 1523 Freeland Road Freeland, MD 21053 Phone: 410.329.6636 Fax: 410.357.4089 Email: mmrf@comcast.net Web: www.merrymeadows.com Hours: Open year round; Summer 8am-9pm; Winter 8am-5pm. 250 site campground can accommodate any size RV; large pull-thrus; 50–30 AMP KW, free Wifi; driving range. Michigan Sun RV Resorts Steve Tomaso 2777 Franklin Rd. #200 Southfield, MI, 48034 Phone: 248.864.0193 Fax: 239.466.1624 Email: stomaso@suncommunities.com reservations@sunrvresorts.com Web: www.sunrvresorts.com Offering a collection of fully-appointed RV resorts in exciting vacation destinations. Each resort is settled in peaceful surroundings and is designed with the convenience and comfort of our guests in mind. Our goal is to provide a fun and friendly environment with bountiful amenities and irresistible local attractions. Montana Kampgrounds of America Louie Mann 550 N. 31st St. Billings, MT 59101 Phone: 406.248.7444 Fax: 406.248.7414 Email: lmann@koa.net Web: www.koa.com

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CAMPGROUNDS & DEALERS | OUT OF STATE

Pierce RV Tom Zeilstra 3800 Pierce Parkway Billings, MT 59102 Phone: 406.655.8000 • 800.735.6342 Fax: 406.254.0502 Email: tzeilstra@pierce.biz Web: www.pierce.com New Jersey Colonial Airstream / Colonial Itasca David Starin 1121 Ocean Ave Lakewood, NJ 08701 Phone: 732.367.4499 Web: www.colonialairstream.com Driftwood Campground Bob Androckitis 1955 Route 9 Clermont, NJ 08210 Phone: 800.624.3743 Fax: 609.624.3791 Email: driftwoodcampground@comcast.net Web: www.driftwoodcampingresorts.com Driftwood Too Campground Bob Androckitis 1142 Route 83 Clermont, NJ 08210 Phone: 800.874.7576 Fax: 609.624.3791 Email: driftwoodcampground@comcast.net Web: www.driftwoodtoo.com New York Ballantyne RV & Marine Mark McMann 7447 Route 96 Victor, NY 14564 Phone: 585.924.9161 • 866.924.9161 Fax: 585.924.8762 Email: mark@ballantynerv.com Web: www.ballantynerv.com Family owned and operated for over 50 years. Selling a full line from tent campers to motor homes. Keystone, Thor, Forest River, Winnebago, Starcraft, Coachmen. Top products and large volume coupled with fantastic service makes Ballantyne the RV dealer for the entire Northeast. Located at exit 45 on the NY state thruway. Boat-N-RV Warehouse 12634 Route 9 West West Coxsackie, NY 12192 Phone: 1.800.BOAT-N-RV Fax: 518.731.7808 Email: sales@boatnrv.com Web: www.boatnrv.com Camping World of the Hudson Valley 124 Route 28 Kingston, NY 12401 Phone: 845.338.8200 • 800.724.3711 Fax: 845.338.8218 Email: chris.byron@campingworld.com Web: www.campingworld.com Hours: Sept. 15–Mar. 15 M–F 9am–6pm; Sat. 9am-5pm; Sun. 11am-5pm; Mar. 15–Sept. 15 M–F 9am–8pm; Sat. 9am–5pm; Sun. 11am–5pm. Full service, body work & estimates; front end alignments; large parts & accessories with hard to find parts; NY inspection.

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Camping World RV – Bath Jeff VanGelder 500 W. Morris Street Bath, NY 14810 Phone: 607.776.7700 Fax: 607.776.7700 Email: jvangelder2@cwrvs.com Colton RV Elizabeth Jae 3122 Niagara Falls Boulevard North Tonawanda, NY 14120 Phone: 716.694.0188 • 800.628.4889 Fax: 716.694.4203 Email: sales@coltonrv.com Web: www.coltonrv.com Colton RV Since 1962 providing the best in customer service, #1 Holiday Rambler & #1 Tiffin (Allegro) dealer in the Northeast. 20 full service bays, on-site campground. Forest River, Gulf Stream, Fleetwood, Roadtrek & more than 400 units in stock. Colton RV James Colton 3443 Southwestern Boulevard Orchard Park, NY 14127 Phone: 800.628.4889 • 716.957.3250 Fax: 716.694.2201 Email: jcolton@coltonrv.com Web: www.coltonrv.com Jim's RV Center Brent Alexander 67 Sacketts Creek Road Nichols, NY 18840 Phone; 607.699.3807 • 800.634.2357 Fax: 607.699.3846 Email: sales@jimsrv.com Web: www.jimsmarine.com Hours: M–F 9am–8pm; Sat. 9am–4pm Bounder, Bounder Diesel, Discovery, Fiesta, Flair, Pace Arrow, Carri-go, Jayco, Open Road, Citation. 18 bay service, insurance repair, parts & accessories Store. All major appliances repairs. Meyers Campers, Inc. Dylan Miller 1000 Sanford Road North Churchville, NY 14428 Phone: 585.293.3000 Email: dmiller@campingworld.com Fax: 585.293.8042 Hours: M, T, Th 9am–8pm; W, F, Sat. 9am–5pm; Sun. 11am–5pm. Winnebago, Itasca, Damon, Montana, Aerolite, Cabana, Trail Lite, Monaco, Timberland, Coachmen, Dutchmen, Mallard, Coleman, Fleetwood, R-Vision, Keystone, sales, service, inspection. Meyers RV Centers LLC DBA Camping World RV Sales Kevin Bostrom 7030 Interstate Island Road Syracuse, NY 13209 Phone: 800.383.9150 Fax: 315.451.1492 Email: kbostrom@cwrvs.com Web: www.meyersrvsuperstore.com Niagara's Lazy Lakes Camping Resort Jackie Swift 4312 Church Road Lockport, NY 14094 Phone: 800.323.2555 Fax: 716.434.2479 Web: www.lazylakes.com Twin Oaks Campground & Marina Andy Rindfleisch 1239 Great Gully Road Union Springs, NY 13160 Phone: 315.396.3270 Email: andy.rindfleisch@welchallyn.com

Wilkins Recreational Vehicles, Inc. Brian Wilkins 7520 State Route 415 Bath, NY 14810 Phone: 607.776.3103 Fax: 607.776.5315 Email: sales@wilkinsrv.com Web: www.wilkinsrv.com Hours: Summer M–Th 8am–8pm; F 8am–6pm; Sat. 9am–5pm. Winter M–F 8am–6pm; Sat 9am–4pm; Sun. 11am–4pm. Big Horn, Big Country, Landmark, Cyclone, Sundance, Flagstaff, Cherokee, Trail Runner, North Trail, Bay Star, Canyon Star, Coachmen, Freedom Express, Sun Seeker, Lexington, Georgetown and more. Two locations in Bath and Rochester, NY, over 400 RVs — new and pre-owned — 25 service bays, 15 technicians, 4,000 sq. ft. of parts/accessories, three generations, 80 years of experience. Wilkins RV Inc. Denise Haggerty 111 S. Main St. Churchville, NY 14428 Phone: 585.293.1001 Fax: 585.293.1056 Email: dhaggerty@wilkinsrv.com Web: www.wilkinsrv.com South Carolina Lakewood Camping Resort Inc Carolyn Miles 5901 South Kings Hihgway Myrtle Beach, SC 29575 Phone: 843.447.7332 Fax: 843.447.7030 Web: www.lakewoodcampingresorts.com Willowtree RV Resort Tammy Watson 520 Southern Sights Drive Longs, SC 29568 Phone: 866.207.2267 Fax: 843.756.5927 Email: tammy@willowtreervr.com Web: www.willowtreervr.com Tennessee Gardens RV Village Tim Wilson 18 Our Way Drive Crossville, TN 38555 Phone: 931.456.7794 Web: www.gardensrvvillage.com Graceland RV Park and Campground Kelly Woods 3734 Elvis Presley Boulevard Memphis TN, 38116 Phone: 901.332.3322 Fax: 901.332.1636 Email: kwoods@elvis.com Web: www.elvis.com Located on 10 acres and within walking distance of Graceland, Elvis Presley’s home, Memphis-Graceland RV Park and Campground has close to 100 sites, cabins and a tent area for your enjoyment. It is a haven of relaxation you won’t forget anytime soon! Toqua RV Campground Ron Hammontree 59 Excellence Way Vonore, TN 37885 Phone: 865.673.8599 Fax: 423.884.6869 Email: rhammontree@tds.net Web: www.tellico.com

Texas Bentsen Palm Village / Retama Village Terry Goss 2500 South Bentsen Palm Drive Mission, TX 78572 Phone: 956.380.6500 Fax: 956.287.2804 Email: terry@mlrhodes.com Web: www.bentsenpalm.com Legacy RV Resorts Bruce Bryant 213 N Friendswood Drive Friendswood, TX 77546 The Preserve Bill Clifford 201 Cypress Lakes Circle Cleveland, TX 77327 Phone: 863.370.3303 Email: bill@preserveoftexas.com Web: www.preservervresort.com Virginia Bethpage Camp-Resort Nancy Greenwood PO Box 178 Urbanna, VA 23175 Phone: 804.758.4477 Fax: 804.758.4496 Email: handh@va.metrocast.net Web: www.bethpagecamp.com Deer Creek Motorcoach Resort, LLC. Barry Poole 2524 Edmonds Road Galax, VA 24333 Phone: 919.724.1957 Web: www.deercreekmotorcoachresort.com Williamsburg KOA Campground Donna Fout 4000 Newman Road Williamsburg, VA 23188 Phone: 757.565.2907 • 800.562.1733 Fax: 757.253.8495 Email: campwithus@williamsburgkoa.com Web: www.williamsburgkoa.com You will love our 180 acre quiet, wooded campground. Close to Williamsburg, Busch Gardens and Water Country. Cabins, jumping pillow, Kamp K9, discount tickets, kids’ “Summershine” program, theme weekends, heated pool, fun bikes, trails, and outdoor cinema! 50-amp patio sites, free WiFi and cable TV. West Virginia Hometown RVs John Head 138 Colt Industrial Drive Prosperity, WV 25909 Phone: 304.860.1948 Fax: 304.860.1985 Email: hometownrvs@gmail.com Web: www.hometownrvcenter.com Outdoor Express RV Scott Subasic P O Box 100 Falling Waters, WV 25419 Phone: 304.274.9114 • 800.700.4787 Fax: 304.274.9155 Email: scott@oerv.com Web: www.oerv.com Truck camper & travel trailer experts


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After Market Dealers Adventure RV Leonard Socinski 2910 Newport Highway Sevierville, TN 37876 Phone: 865.429.3698 Email: rvtec@aol.com Web: www.adventurerv.net Camping World / Camping Club USA Anne Uber 650 Three Springs Road Bowling Green, KY 42102 Phone: 270.781.2718 Email: auber@campingworld.com Web: www.campingworld.com RV accessories. Countryside Enterprises Art Frank 4447 Venus Avenue Harrisburg, PA 17112 Phone: 717.652.8535 • 877.542.6287 Fax: 717.652.0149 Email: countrysideenterprises@verizon.net Web: www.countryside-enterprises.com RV accessories. E-synergy LP Paula Fialkoff 5810 Severn Drive La Mesa, CA 91942 Phone: 619.464.6646 Fax: 619.303.7377 Email: paulagf@aol.com Web: www.4lifesynergy.com Klick Lewis Inc. Ron Urich 720 East Main Street Palmyra, PA 17078 Phone: 717.838.1353 Fax: 717.838.5751 Email: ronurich@klicklewis.org Web: www.klicklewis.com OK 4WD – James Baroud Tents Jim Oostdyk 2621 Route 57 Stewartsville, NJ 08886 Phone: 908.454.6973 Fax: 908.454.3809 Email: jimo@ok4wd.com Web: www.jamesbaroudusa.com Risco, Inc. Stefany Husstege 25 West Highland Avenue Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716 Phone: 732.872.7722 Fax: 732.872.7664 Email: stefany@riscorv.com Web: www.riscorv.com RVibrake/Danko Mfg. Dan Decker 624 Atchison Way, Suite 103 Castle Rock, CO 80109 Phone: 303.814.7883 • 303.814.0977 Email: dan@rvibrake.com Web: www.rvibrake.com

S & S Enterprises [RV Service] George Scott 40 Knight Road Gettysburg, PA 17325 Phone: 717.334.0149 • 717.338.9571 Fax: 717.334.0861 Email: sns4rvs@comcast.net TVforMyRV Don Sweger 222 Railroad Lane Ickesburg, PA 17037 Phone: 717.438.3665 Email: sales@tvformyrv.com Web: www.tvformyrv.com TVforMyRV is your source for RV TV mounts, RV satellite antennas, 12V televisions, tire pressure monitors, macerators, solar charging systems, awnings and screen rooms, as well as repair parts for refrigerators, water heaters and furnaces. Distributors Coast Distribution System Bill Leonard / Veronica Croce 350 Woodview Avenue, Suite 100 Morgan Hill, CA 95037 Phone: 888.538.7973 Email: bleonard@coastdist.com vcroce@coastdist.com Web: www.coastdistribution.com Coast is a leading supplier to RV, marine, towing and power equipment retailers across North America. Quality brand names, innovative products, focused on customer service and value. Cummins Power Systems William Herigin 4499 Lewis Road Harrisburg, PA 17111-2541 Phone: 717.214.2935 • 800.841.1344 Fax: 717.214.2929 Email: powersystems@cummins.com Web: www.powersystems.cummins.com Full service coach care facility specializing in bumper-to-bumper repairs on all makes of coaches. Technicians are RVIA and ASE Certified along with Cummins Factory Certifications on engines and generators. Keller Marine & RV For Business & Dealer Inquiries Only Lori Morrow PO Box 190 Port Trevorton, PA 17864 Phone: 570.374.8169 Lori x217 Fax: 570.374.5356 Email: lorim@kellermarine.com Web: www.kellermarine.com Hours: M–F 8am–5pm. Carefree, Thetford, Camco, Reese, Suburban, Barker, Demco, Winegard, Shur-Flo, Atwood, Hydro Flame, Dometic and Coleman. NTP Distribution Amy Clancy 27150 SW Kinsman Road Willsonville, OR 97070 Phone: 503.570.0171 Fax: 888.570.0342

Email: aclancy@ntpdistribution.com Web: www.ntpdistribution.com Stag-Parkway, Inc. Frankie Blackstock 7095 Tradewater Parkway Atlanta, GA 30336 Phone: 404.349.1918 Fax: 404.344.6824 Email: Frankie.blackstock@stagparkway.com Web: www.stagparkway.com Hours: M-F 8am-5pm Full line RV parts and accessories. Finance Alliant Credit Union Midfield Terminal Gate D5 Dulles International Airport Dulles, VA 20166 Phone: 773.462.3640 Web: www.alliantcreditunion.org Ally Financial For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only 2300 Park Center Drive, Suite 400 Costa Mesa, CA 92626 Phone: 800.814.8842 Email: rvfinancing@ally.com Web: www.ally.com Bank of the West For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only 2527 Camino Ramon San Ramon, CA 94583 Phone: 800.843.2327 Fax: 323.837.3003 Web: www.bankofthewest.com Commercial & consumer financing. D.S.C. Financial Services Inc and D.S.C, Inc. Mike Bradley, Terry Rall, Malynda Bortz, Cathy Wink 1515 Perry Highway PO Box 240 Portersville, PA 16051 Phone: 724.368.3881 • 800.642.0788 Fax: 724.368.0157 Email: mikebradley@dsc-incorporated.com Web: www.dsc-incorporated.com DSCFS Inc. provides RV and marine financing programs to retailers in PA MD, VA, NJ, DE, WV and OH. DSC Inc. is a full service insurance agency which can provide for all of your recreational vehicle, marine and specialty product insurance needs. Fulton Financial Corporation For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only Jeff Keeport PO Box 4887 1 Penn Square Lancaster, PA 17604 Phone: 800.551.5642 Email: jkeeports@fultonbank.com Fulton Financial Corporation provides RV financing through its affiliate banks. Their lending area includes the Easter half of PA, NJ, MD, DE and VA.

Sebrite Corporation Rick Malkus 4068 Mt. Royal Boulevard Allison Park, PA 15101 Phone: 412.487.4880 Email: mail@sebritecorporation.com Web: www.sebritecorporation.com TCF Inventory Finance, Inc. Mike Larson 1475 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 1100 Schaumburg, IL 60173 Phone: 412.266.2818 • 724.591.1685 Fax: 847.330.8883 Email: mlarson@tcfif.com Web: www.tcfif.com Offering RV floorplan lending and additional financial solutions. Provides a superior source of financing for RV dealers, distributors and manufacturers across the United States and Canada for both new and trade-in inventory. Offers solutions beyond inventor finance, including commercial banking and equipment finance solutions and a suite of advisory services. Tobin Associates Jay Tobin 926 Haddon Avenue Collingswood, NJ 08108 Phone: 856.858.8445 Fax: 888.293.8445 Email: info@tobinagency.com Web: www.tobinagency.com Hours: M–F 8:30am–5pm, Saturday 9am–5pm. Physical damage insurance, retail financing, extended service contracts, GAP, tire and wheel road hazard. Voyager RV Credit Hal Jolles 15416 Valencia Street Silver Spring, MD 20905 Phone: 877.222.0301 Fax: 301.384.0301 Email: hjolles@voyagercredit.com Web: www.voyagercredit.com RV financing, insurance, Montana LLC’s. Insurance Dennis Walpole Agency Inc. Dennis Walpole 2 Ruggles Road Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Phone: 516.650.6778 Fax: 518.580.1820 GEICO RV For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only 1345 Perimeter Parkway Virginia Beach, VA, 23454 Phone: 1.800.GEICO-RV Email: RV@geico.com Web: www.geico.com GEICO RV offers a comprehensive set of RV-specific coverage that insures you from a campsite to the open road. We can help protect your investment and lifestyle when you call GEICO RV for a free rate quote at 800.909.4031.

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Gilbert RV Insurance 5810 Hoffner Avenue, Suite 805 Orlando, FL 32822 Phone: 888.784.6787 • 407.382.3344 Fax: 407.382.9204 Email: info@gilbertrvinsurance.com Web: www.gilbertrvinsurance.com Hours: Mon–Thurs 9am – 6:30pm, Fri 9am – 6pm, Sat 9am – 5pm. Insuring Your Fun. Recreation insurance for recreational vehicles, motorcycles, boats and personal autos, plus extended service contracts. Keystone Insurers Group Lori Simpson 1995 Point Township Drive Northumberland, PA 17857 Phone: 800.416.5498 Fax: 570.473.8001 Email: lsimpson@keystoneinsgrp.com Web: www.keystoneinsgrp.com Property & casualty insurance, business & personal, workers' compensation, life, health, and financial services. Pettes & Hesser LTD DBA P & H Group David Slicer / Ken Hesser 9354 E. Raintree Drive, Suite 105 Scottsdale, AZ 85260 Phone: 480.948.7889 • 800.344.0484 Fax: 480.948.7177 Email: dyoshioka@phltd.com Web: www.phltd.com Progressive Insurance David Riczo 300 North Commons Boulevard W91A555 Mayfield Village, OH 44143 Phone: 800.776.4737 Fax: 440.395.7445 Email: driczo1@progressive.com Web: www.progressive.com Shoemaker & Besser Assoc, Inc. Pat McClure 4396 West Market Street York, PA 17404 Phone: 717.792.2617 Fax: 717.284.0850 Email: pmcclure@shoemaker-besser.com Hours: M–F 8:30am–5pm. Insurance needs. Tobin Agency – RV Insurance Specialists Jay Tobin 926 Haddon Avenue Collingswood, NJ 08108 Phone: 800.759.6321 Fax: 888.293.8445 Email: info@tobinagency.com Web: www.tobinagency.com Hours: M–F 8:30am–5pm. Saturday 9am–5pm. 35 years in business serving the RV community. We provide insurance for motor homes, travel trailers, motorcycles, boats and personal autos.

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Trumark Dealer Services For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only Tim Umstead 64 Antietam Road Temple, PA 19560 Phone: 610.574.4036 Fax: 610.929.1684 Email: info@trumarkdealerservices.com Web: www.trumarkdealerservices.com Retail financing, service contracts, tire/ wheel road hazard, GAP, RV technical support, paint/fabric protection, credit card processing, gift/loyalty programs, menu system. Zurich Insurance Co. Bruce Shea 680 Andersen Drive Foster Plaza Building 10, 6th Floor Pittsburg, PA 15220 Phone: 412.733.5500 Email: bruce.shea@zurichna.com Manufacturers Airstream, Inc./Div of Thor Pate Rawak 419 W Pike Street Jackson Center, OH 45334 Phone: 937.596.6111 Fax: 937.596.7956 Email: prawak@airstream.com Web: www.airstream.com Hours: M–F 8am–5pm. Classic Safari & International Travel Trailers; Interstate, Westfalia & Parkway Class-B Vans; Base Camp. American Coach Suzy Fletcher PO Box 31 Decatur, IN 46733 Phone: 260.728.2121 Fax: 260.724.5207 Email: suzy.fletcher@fleetwoodrv.com Web: www.americancoach.com American Revolution, American Tradition, American Eagle & American Heritage. Augusta RV, LLC Leif Freehafer 405 Kesco Road Briston, IN 46507 Phone: 574.848.0200 Fax: 574.848.0202 Email: lfreehafer@augsta-rv.com Web: www.augusta-rv.com Travel trailers. Cavco Jeff Severe PO Box 100 Rocky Mount, VA 24151 Phone: 540.238.5366 Email: jeff.severe@cavco.com Web: www.cavcoparkhomes.com Park Model: Canyon Park. Champion/Athens Park Homes Dick Grymonprez PO Box 177 Sangerfield, NY 13455 Phone: 315.841.4122 Fax: 315.841.4660 Email: dgrymonprez@championhomes.com

Web: www.athensparkhomes.com Rental cottage series and Royal. Chariot Eagle, Inc. Robert Holliday 931 North West 37th Avenue Ocala, FL 34475 Phone: 352.629.7007 Fax: 352.629.6920 Email: bobholliday@charioteagle.com RV park trailers and Cabins. Classy Vehicle Specialties, Inc. dba Classy Chassis Tom Martin 1000 Axe Avenue Valparaiso, IN 46383 Phone: 219.462.5536 • 800.223.4330 Fax: 219.462.1729 Email: Tommartin@classychassistrucks.com Web: www.classychassistrucks.com Hours: M-F 8am-5pm. Truck conversions. Coach House, Inc. Steve Gerzeny 3480 Technology Drive Nokomis, FL 34275 Phone: 941.485.0984 • 800.235.0984 Fax: 941.488.4095 Email: info@coachhouserv.com Web: www.coachhouserv.com Manufacturer of Platinum Class C Motor Homes. Columbia Northwest 1297 Kecksburg Road Mt. Pleasant, PA 15666 Phone: 724.423.7440 Fax: 724.423.8485 Email: info@aliner.com, www.somersetrv.com Web: www.aliner.com For 30 years, Columbia Northwest has manufactured the world’s lightest camping and travel trailers. Please visit us at www.aliner.com or www.somersetrv.com. Crossroads RV For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only 1140 West Lake Street Topeka, IN 46571 Phone: 260.593.3850 Fax: 260.593.2088 Email: sales@crossroadsrv.com Web: www.crossroadsrv.com Crossroads Manufacturing Brands: Sunset, Cruiser, Zinger, Z-1, Zinger ReZerve, Elevation, Rushmore, Redwood. Cruiser RV LLC For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only Jay Mohamed PO Box 130 Howe, IN 46746 Phone: 260.562.3500 Fax: 260.562.2210 Email: jay@cruiserrv.com Web: www.cruiserrv.com

D RV Luxury Suites Kyle Miller PO Box 235 Howe, IN 46746 Phone: 260.562.1318 Fax: 260.562.1078 Email: kylemiller@drvsuites.com Web: www.drvsuites.com Dutch Park Homes, Inc. Larry Weaver 2249 Lincolnway East Goshen, IN 46526 Phone: 877.388.2475 • 574.533.8090 Fax: 574.533.8210 Email: larry@dutchpark.com Web: www.dutchpark.com Dutch Park is resort living at its finest. Dutchmen Manufacturing, Inc. Sales PO Box 2164 Goshen, IN 57627 Phone: 574.537.0600 Web: www.dutchmen.com Dutchmen offers laminated and conventionally-built entry level travel trailers up to high-end 5th wheels and toy haulers, including: Aerolite, Aspen Trail, Coleman, Denali, Dutchmen, Infinity, Kodiak, Razorback, Rubicon and Voltage. Echo RV Michael Scheetz 21888 Beck Drive Elkhart, IN 46516 Phone: 574.333.3669 • 888.409.7579 Fax: 574.333.3784 Email: mscheetz@echorv.com Web: www.echorv.com North Bay, Bandit. Entegra Coach Tadd Jenkins PO Box 460 Middlebury, IN 46540 Phone: 800.945.4787 Fax: 574.825.6094 Email: info@entegracoach.com Web: www.entegracoach.com Hours: M-F 8am – 5pm. Aspire, Anthem, Cornerstone Class A motorhomes. Evergreen Recreational Vehicles LLC 10758 CR 2 Middlebury, IN 46540 Phone: 574.825.4298 Web: www.goevergreenrv.com Manufacturer of Ever-Lite eco-friendly composite travel trailers and fifth wheels. Fairmont Park Trailers (Div. of Fairmont Homes) John Soard 502 S. Oakland Nappanee, IN 46550 Phone: 800.777.8787 ext. 3735 Fax: 574.773.7964 Email: jsoard@fairmonthomes.com Web: www.fairmontparktrailers.com 12' Wide Brands: Country Manor, Brookwood.


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Fleetwood RV For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only 1031 US 224 East Decatur, IN 46733 Phone: 800.322.8216 Email: rvmarketing@fleetwoodrv.com Web: www.fleetwoodrv.com Fleetwood RV is a leading manufacturer of Class-A and Class-C motor homes and produces some of the industry’s most iconic brands like Bounder, Discovery, Tioga and American Coach. Forest River Jeff Babcock 55470 C R 1 Elkhart, IN 46515 Phone: 574.389.4600 Forks RV Jay Troyer 11280 Wests US 20 Shipshewana, IN 46565 Phone: 574.825.7467 Fax: 574.825.1118 Email: jay@forksrv.com Web: www.forksrv.com Towables Freightliner Custom Chassis Bryan Henke 552 Hyatt Street Gaffney, SC 29341 Phone: 864.487.1700 • 864.206.8719 Fax: 864.487.6400 Email: bryan.henke@daimler.com Web: www.freightlinerchassis.com Custom chassis. Grand Design RV Marc Hauser 11333 CR 2 Middlebury, IN 46540 Phone: 574.825.8000 Fax: 574.825.9700 Email: aspratt@granddesignrv.com Web: www.granddesignrv.com Great West Van Conversions Carrie-Anne Debraga 909 Jarvis Avenue Winnipeg, MB R2X 0A1 Phone: 204.338.9303 • 888.498.8267 Fax: 204.694.5000 Email: carrie-ann@greatwestvans.com Web: www.greatwestvans.com Your Passport to Adventure for over 36 years! Great West Van Legend, Legend EX or the new Legend SE is designed to meet all your travel needs. Gulf Stream Coach, Inc. Bonnie J. Cooper 503 S. Oakland Avenue PO Box 1005 Nappanee, IN 46550 Phone: 574.773.7761 • 800.289.8787 Fax: 574.773.1105 Email: literature@gulfstreamcoach.com Hours: 8am-5pm. Tour Master, Crescendo, Independence, Yellowstone, Caribbean, Sun Sport, Bounty Hunter, Conquest, Ultra, BT Cruiser, Endura, Super Nova, Super Max, Prairie Schooner, Mako, Canyon Trail,

Innsbruck, Ameri-Lite, Kingsport, Gulf Breeze, Firefly, Zero Gravity, Wide Open. Heartland Recreational Vehicles For Business Dealer & Dealer Inquiries Only Steve Liddy 1001 All Pro Drive Elkhart, IN 46514 Phone: 574.262.5992 Fax: 574.262.5993 Email: steve.lidy@heartlandrvs.com Web: www.Heartlandrvs.com HL Enterprises M. Peggy Flager 21674 Beck Drive Elkhart, IN 46516 Phone: 574.294.1112 • 800.645.6130 Fax: 574.970.1303 Email: mpeggy@hlenterpriseinc.com Web: www.hlenterpriseinc.com Manufacturer of Hy-Line, Bridgeview, Harbor View and Georgian Bay travel and park trailers. Building and offering flexible floor plans since 1986. We are now proud to include the “Harbor View” handicap accessible travel trailers to our customers. Host Industries Dave Hogue / Randall Pozzi 20545 Murray Road Bend, OR 97701 Phone: 541.330.2328 Fax: 541.330.9002 Email: dave@hostcampers.com Web: www.hostcamnpers.com Jayco, Inc. John MacDonald 903 S Main Street Middlebury, IN 46540 Phone: 574.825.5861 Fax: 574.825.7354 Email: sales@jayco.com Web: www.jayco.com Hours: M-F 8am – 5pm Jay Series, Jay Series Sport and Baja camping trailers; Jay Feather, White Hawk, Jay Flight and Eagle travel trailers; Eagle, Eagle Premier and Pinnacle fifth wheels, Octane ZX and Seismic toy haulers; Redhawk, Greyhawk, Melbourne and Seneca Class C motor homes. Keystone RV Company Emily Davis 2642 Hackberry Drive Goshen, IN 46526 Phone: 574.535.2100 Fax: 574.535.2199 Email: ormsbyb@keystonerv.com Web: www.keystonerv.com Keystone RV is the largest manufacturer of travel trailers and 5th wheels in the U.S. Keystone RV manufactures products ranging from entry level travel trailers to luxury 5th wheels. Keystone RV offers the following products: Big Sky, Cougar, Challenger, Everest, Hobbi, Hornet, Laredo, Montana, Mountaineer, NRG, Outback, Springdale, Sprinter, Sydney, VR1, Passport, Fuzion, Summerland, Hideout.

Kropf Industries, Inc. Curt Yoder PO Box 30 Goshen, IN 46527 Phone: 574.533.2171 • 800.634.2171 Fax: 574.533.3723 Email: curt@kropfind.com Web: www.kropfind.com Hours: M-F 8am-5pm. Kropf Island Series Trailer, Kropf Special Edition & Special Edition Loft Park Trailer, Kropf Executive Park Trailer.

Navistar RV 606 Nelson Parkway Wakarusa, IN 46573 Phone: 800.650.7337 Web: www.navistarrv.com Manufacturer of Class A, B and C motorhomes, travel trailers and fifthwheels, under the Monaco, Holiday Rambler and R-Vision brand names.

K-Z, Inc. For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only Rose Yoder 0985 N. 900W Shipshewana, IN 46565 Phone: 260.768.4016 Fax: 260.768.4017 Web: www.kz-rv.com

New Horizons RV Corp. Marty Wellington 2401 Lacy Drive Junction City, KS 66441 Phone: 785.238.7575 • 800.235.3140 Fax: 785.238.4992 Email: martyw@horizonsrv.com Web: www.horizonsrv.com America’s #1 custom-built luxury fifth wheels and travel trailers. Magestic, Summit, Motomover.

Lance Camper Mfg. Corp. For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only Gary Conley 43120 Venture Street Lancaster, CA 93535 Phone: 661.949.3322 Fax: 661.949.1262 Email: garyc@lancecamper.com Web: www.lancecamper.com Hours: M-F 8am-5pm PST. Lance Campers, Lance Lite Campers, Lance Slideout Campers.

Newmar Corporation 355 N. Delaware Street PO Box 30 Nappanee, IN 46550 Phone: 800.852.1731 Service Phone: 800.561.5790 Fax: 574.773.2895 Web: www.newmarcorp.com Hours: 7:30am-5pm. Bay star Sport, Bay Star, Canyon Star, Ventana LE, Ventana, Dutch Star, Mountain Aire, Essex, King Aire.

Leisure Travel Vans, Ltd. Mark Ratzlaff 301 Roblin Boulevard Winkler, MB R6W 4C4 Canada Phone: 204.325.4361 • 877.992.9906 Fax: 204.325.5241 Free Flight, Free Spirit, Libero, Serenity, Unity.

Nexus RV, LLC Claude Donati 3400 Reedy Drive Elkhart, IN 46514 Phone: 855.786.3897 Fax: 574.970.1265 Email: cdonati@nexusrv.com Web: www.nexusrv.com

Lifestyle Luxury RV Elliot Bond 51700 Lovejoy Drive Middlebury, IN 46540 Phone: 574.825.5578 Fax: 574.825.5508 Email: info@LifestyleLRV.com Web: www.LifestyleLRV.com LIFETYLE Luxury RV assembled a team of the best and brightest who put their expertise to work giving a new choice for resort-ready luxury fifth wheels. The company focuses on creating the ideal year-round living experience through construction that’s second to none and by delivering a higher level of service to both dealers and customers. For the savvy fifth wheel buyer, the difference is clear -LIFESTYLE Luxury RV.

Open Range RV Company Randy Graber 3195 North State Road 5 Shipshewana, IN 46565 Phone: 260.768.7771 Fax: 260.768.7410 Email: sales@openrangerv.com Web: www.openrangerv.com Open Range RV Company builds travel trailers and fifth wheels under the brand names Open Range, Mesa Ridge, Journeyer, Residential, Light and Roamer with the primary goal of providing our customers an RV with “More Space and Less Weight” than the competition.

Little Guy Worldwide LLC Chris Baum 4122 Erie Avenue, SW Massillon, OH 44646 Phone: 877.545.4897 • 330.791.7117 Fax: 330.791.7120 Email: cbaum@golittleguy.com Web: www.golittleguy.com Little Guy and Silver Shadow teardrop camping trailers, T@B travel trailers.

Peterson Industries, Inc. Bryan Tillett 616 East Highway 36 Smith Center, KS 66967 Phone: 800.368.3759 • 785.282.6825 Fax: 785.282.3810 Email: sales@excelrvs.com Web: www.excelrvs.com Manufacturer of Excel 5th wheels. We offer three lines to help meet your needs.

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Phoenix USA, Inc. Stuart Bailey 2601 Marina Drive Elkhart, IN 46514 Phone: 574.266.2020 • 574.596.6479 Fax: 574.266.8404 Email: Stuart@phoenixusarv.com Web: www.phoenixusarv.com Pleasure-Way Industries Dean Rumpel 302 Portage Avenue Saskatoon, SK S7J 4C6 Email: pleasureway@quadrant.net Recreation by Design (RBD) Johnny Martin 57420 Circle 3 Elkhart, IN 46516 Phone: 574.294.2117 Fax: 574.293.5698 Web: www.recreationbydesign.com www.rbdrv.com Bay Point park trailers, 5th wheels and travel trailers. Renegade Coaches & Trailers / Kibbi Inc. Danny Lagunas 52216 State Road 15 Bristol, IN 46507 Phone: 574.848.1127 Web: www.kibbi.com Riverside Travel Trailers Mark Gerber PO Box 1099 Peru, IN 46070 Phone: 765.472.3920 Fax: 765.472.3950 Email: mark@riversidetrailer.com Web: www.riversidetrailer.com Roadtrek Motorhomes Inc. 100 Shirley Avenue Kitchener, ON N2B 2E1 Phone: 1.888.762.3873 Fax: 519.745.1161 Email: sales@roadtrek.com Web: www.roadtrek.com Hours: M-F 8:30am-5pm Roadtrek Class "B" motorhomes (van campers). ShowHauler Lonnie Troyer 114 Industrial Parkway (Mailings: PO Box 9) Middlebury, IN 46540 Phone: 574.825.6764 Fax: 574.825.6765 Web: www.showhauler.com Skyline Corporation For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only Tony E. Shepard 1209 South Division Street Bristol, IN 46507 Phone: 800.736.2573 ext 112 • 574.340.1285 Email: tshepard@skylinerv.com

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Spartan Chassis, Inc. Frank Wyzywany 1000 Reynolds Road Charlotte, MI 48813 Phone: 517.543.6000 ext. 3203 • 517.231.3211 Email: frank.wyzywany@spartanchassis.com Web: www.spartanchassis.com Spartan Chassis, Inc. is a world leader in the engineering, design, and manufacturing of heavy-duty custom chassis & emergency vehicles. Today, we build custom chassis that serve as the foundation for a variety of heavy duty specialty vehicles, including premium motor homes.

Winnebago Industries, Inc. 605 W Crystal Lake Road Forest City, IA 50436 Phone: 641.585.3535 Web: www.winnebagoind.com Hours: M–F 8am–4:30pm Product Lines: Winnebago and Itasca.

Starcraft RV Brent Froman 903 S. Main Street Middlebury, IN 46540 Phone: 800.945.4787 Fax: 574.825.6094 Email: sales@starcraftrv.com Web: www.starcraftrv.com Hours: M-F 8am–5pm Starflyer, Comet, Launch, AR-ONE, ARONE Widebody, Travel Star EXP, Travel Star travel trailers and fifth wheels, Autumn Ridge travel trailers.

Woodland Park, Inc. Dave Burroughs 111 Crystal Heights Boulevard PO Box 1309 Middlebury, IN 46540 Phone: 574.825.2104 • 800.999.4958 Fax: 574.825.2487 Email: daveb@woodland-park.com Web: www.woodland-park.com Mfg. of high quality park models since 1983. Standard/custom floor plans available, 11–12 wide Timber Ridge Series, 11–12 Wide Signature Series, 11–12 Wide Resort Series.

Thor Motor Coach Inc 701 County Road 15 Elkhart, IN 46515 Phone: 800.860.5658 Fax: 574.294.8971 Email: Sales@TMCRV.com Web: www.ThorMotorCoach.com Thor Motor Coach, North America’s most trusted and chosen motorhome manufacturer since 2010, builds the most complete line of luxury diesel pushers, toy haulers, Class B Plus, Class A and Class C motor homes. Tiffin Motor Homes Nick Palm 105 2nd Street, Northwest Red Bay, AL 35582 Phone: 301.432.4878 • 256.356.0202 Fax: 301.432.4837 Email: allegronick@hughes.com Web: www.tiffinmotorhomes.com Class A motor home manufacturer. Brands: Allegro, Allegro RED, Breeze, Phantom, Allegro Bus, Zephyr. Trailmanor Manufacturing Company LLC Todd Mozingo 1202 McGhee Lane Jacksboro, TN 37757 Phone: 423.563.6685 Fax: 423.563.6691 Email: todd@trailmanor.com Web: www.trailmanor.com Folding travel trailers. Triple E Recreational Vehicles Mark Ratzlaff 301 Roblin Boulevard Winkler, MB R6W 4C4 Canada Phone: 204.325.4361 • 877.992.9906 FaxL 204.325.5241 Regency GT.

Winnebago Industries Towable Divison Mike Faircloth PO Box 2001 Middlebury, IN 46540 Phone: 641.585.6730 Fax: 641.585.6927 Email: mfaircloth@winnebagoind.com Web: www.winnebagoind.com

Press Good Sam RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory Dawn Watanabe 2750 Park View Court Ste. 240 Oxnard, CA 93036 Phone: 805.667.4018 Fax: 805.667.4301 Email: Dawn.Watanabe@GoodSam.com Web: www.goodsamcamping.com With one investment, reach the entire market of RVers with the Good Sam RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory and on GoodSamCamping.com and GoodSam Club websites. Call today at 1-800-765-7070. Rentals Ziegler’s RV, Inc. Brandon 440 Lehigh St. Allentown, PA 18103 Phone: 610.435.6920 • 1.888.898.9RVS Fax: 636.548.6107 Email: brandon@zieglersrv.com Web: www.ZieglersRV.com New & used sales of pop-ups, travel trailers & motor homes; service, parts, rentals, storage, propane, financing, extended service protection; we purchase RVs.

Service A Spice Above Pete Benson PO Box 1405 Crown Point, IN 46308 Phone: 773.960.3339 Email: info@partydipz.com Web: www.aspiceabove.com Dips. Amazon.com Pamela Petruschke 207 Boren Avenue, North Seattle, WA 98109 Phone: 1.855.9CAMPER Email: camperforce@amazon.com Amazon hires working campers seasonally to assist us during our peak period – September to December. See us at www.amazon.com/camperforce. American Remodeling Enterprises Inc. Dave Bowers 1563 Long Run Road Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972 Phone: 888.739.7339 • 570.739.1980 Fax: 570.739.1984 Email: daveb@americanremodeling.net Web: www.americanremodeling.net Windows, siding, roofing bathrooms. Amphibious Outfitters Scott Garbutt 4433 Main Street Gasport, NY 14067 Phone: 716.772.5445 Fax: 716.772.5444 Web: www.aoshirts.com Apparel. AMSOIL (Mountain Eagle Enterprises) Frank Mottola 954 Pennsylvania Avenue Harrisburg, PA 17112 Phone: 717.571.3845 Fax: 717.745.3907 Email: frank@mteagleenterprises.com Web: www.lubedealer.com/mottola/ home.aspx AMSOIL Inc. is an American corporation. AMSOIL manufacturers synthetic oil, premium lubricants, motor oil, engine oil, gear lube, gear oil, greases, compressor oil, oil and air filters for any type of equipment. Call Frank Mottola at 717.571.3845. Anderson’s Brochure Distribution Service For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only Joe Tice 3625 Fox Hill Drive Chambersburg, PA 17202 Phone: 717.264.5000 Web: www.campwithandersons.com Hours: M–F 9am–5pm. Brochure distribution at RV & Camping Shows in the USA and Canada. These are paid attendance shows and we are always in the booth.


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Antenna Star Satellites Inc. Michael Solensky 379 S. Main Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 Phone: 570.704.8144 Fax: 570.820.7104 Email: michael.solensky@antestar.com Web: www.antennadish.com Dish Satellite TV. Arvika Marketing Guy Fournier 11125 Edouard VII St. Phillipe, QC J0L 2K0 Phone: 888.690.0096 Fax: 450.444.2253 Email: info@arvika.ca Web: www.arvika.ca Bicycle Rack. Away Organic Bug Repellent Philip Boxwell 675 William Pittway B1 Pittsburgh, PA 15238 Phone: 412.826.8267 Fax: 412.826.8268 Email: boxwell.predascent@gmail.com Web: www.scarebugsaway.com Organic bug repellent. Bath Saver, Inc. 542 Industrial Drive Lewisberry, PA 17339 Phone: 717.578.8631 Fax: 717.932.3053 Web: www.bathfitter.com Branson Bedding / Sunrise Bedding Matt Jensen 20 Jensen Lane Troy, MP 63379 Phone: 636.293.8212 Fax: 636.528.4792 Email: mattwjensen@yahoo.com Thermoshield mattress pad and My pillows. Branson/Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce & CVB Monica Evinger PO Box 1897 Branson, MO 65615 Phone: 800.214.3661 • 417.334.4084 Fax: 417.334.4139 Email: info@bransoncvb.com Web: www.explorebranson.com The Branson/Lakes Area features more than 100 live shows, awardwinning theme parks, outlet shopping, championship golf, pristine lakes, nationally recognized fishing, breathtaking scenery and Ozark Mountain hospitality. Camping Signs 2127 Holly Tree Drive Davison, MI 48423 Phone: 810.654.9422 • 800.508.8380 Web: www.welcomesigns.com Hand-painted camping signs.

Carlin’s RV Boat & Self Storage Ron Sniegocki PO Box 448 Palmyra, PA 17078 Phone: 717.865.9222 Email: ron7662@gmail.com Covered RV storage in Central PA. Cellular Sales/Verizon 5005 Edgmont Avenue Brookhaven, PA 19015 Phone: 321.388.4394 Web: www.cellularsales.com Celmor Roger Cranford 717 Sidney Lane Willard, MO 65781 Phone: 417.860.8302 Fax: 314.558.9274 Email: k5alu@yahoo.com Web: www.tool-eye.com Tens units. Classic Coach Works Inc Stephanie Williams 3340 US Highway 92E Lakeland, FL 33801 Phone: 863.510.0017 Fax: 863.510.0071 Email: swilliams@classiccoachworks.com Web: www.classiccoachworks.com We renovate RVs! If it’s broken, uncomfortable, out-of-date, or just plain ugly, it can be fixed! Our talented design team and skillful, dedicated technicians turn your motor home’s problems into beautiful and functional solutions. Our renovation products and services fall under these major categories: flooring, furniture, cabinetry, and electronics with wall, ceiling and window treatments enhancing each project. Cool A Zone Hillary Hobbs 9052 Long Point Houston, TX 77055 Phone: 713.574.8530 Fax: 713.513.5279 Email: hhobbs@coolazone.com Web: www.coolazone.com Evaporative cooling fans and infrared heaters. Corry Enterprises Bill Corry 869 S. Keim Street Pottstown, PA 19465 Phone: 610.287.9400 Fax: 610.327.4028 Email: corryscoolstuff@hotmail.com Web: www.corryscoolstuff.com Auroralamp and windspinners. Cutco Cutlery Nicole Allen 125 Savannah Gardner Road New Castle, PA 16101 Phone: 724.944.0854 Web: www.mycutcorep.com/nicoleallen

David’s Permanent Coatings Inc. Jennifer Mclaughlin 3236 Highway 17, Suite 1 Green Cove Springs, FL 32043 Phone: 904.814.2104 Fax: 904.531.9038 Email: sales@rvroof.com Web: www.rvroof.com Seamless RV Roof. Dip’N Good Dips DBA The “Dip”Lomats Chuck Benoit PMB #23160 PO Box 2428 Pensacola, FL 32513 Phone: 978.314.9945 • 978.578.0022 Email: cbenoitiii@yahoo.com Gourmet dry dip mixes and dip coolers. Family Motor Coach Assoc. Inc. Kathy Gebhart 3590 Round Bottom Road Cincinnati, OH 45244 Phone: 513.388.5317 • 800.543.3622 Fax: 513.474.2332 Email: kgebhart@fmca.com Web: www.fmca.com Hours: 8am-5pm EST. Family Motor Coaching Magazine; Services for Motorhome owners. Family Tent Camping – Oztent USA Randy or Kim McCauley 3708 Lakeview Drive Winnebago, IL 61088 Phone: 866.917.4083 Web: www.oztent.us Footpharmacy Direct Randy Pennington 906 W McDermott Drive Allen, TX 75013 Phone: 469.396.6204 Fax: 469.396.6204 Email: footpharmacy@aol.com Custom orthotics. Garber Inside RV Storage J. Rodney Garber 860 Milton Grove Road Mount Joy, PA 17552 Phone: 717.653.1988 •866.653.1988 Fax: 717.653.5272 Email: rodney@garberselfstorage.com Web: www.garberselfstorage.com PA’s premier indoor recreational vehicle self storage units: We can store your RV, motorhome, coach, boat, antique or classic cars inside. Our individual units have electric and lights for indoor use. Some units are heated. We are conveniently located between Lancaster & Harrisburg, PA, just off Rte. 283. Go Green Environmental Inc. Scott Tabor 7601 SW Lost River Road Stuart, FL 33609 Phone: 772.221.7512 Email: petra@gogreenenvironmental.org Web: www.gogreenenvironmental.org Air purification.

Good Sam Enterprises Kendra Stefaniak 64 Inverness Drive, East Englewood, CO 80221 Phone: 303.728.7496 Email: kstefaniak@goodsamfamily.com Web: www.goodsams.com Graber Buildings Eric Shank 491 Gap Newport Park Atglen, PA 19310 Phone: 610.593.3500 • 717.598.4424 Fax: 610.593.2510 Email: eric@polebarn.com Web: www.polebarn.com Hammer Stahl Cutlery Gregg Mann 1447 East 92nd Street Brooklyn, NY 11236 Phone: 917.838.7025 Email: nygreg.mann@gmail.com Web: www.hammerstahl.com Kitchen cutlery. Happy Feet Amanda Ames 1101 N. Keller Road, Suite D Orlando, FL 32810 Phone: 800.462.8677 Fax: 407.834.5003 Email: Amanda@happyfeet.net Web: www.happyfeet.net Therapeutic insoles. Harvey Cleaner / Aqua Wash Mary Taylor PO Box 4020 Niagara Falls, NY 14304 Phone: 716.298.9274 Fax: 716.731.5171 Email: marytaylor@aquawashwny.com Web: www.harveycleaner.com Harvey Cleaner. Health & Beauty Connection Diane Juvani 974 Explorer Cove #132 Altamonte Springs, FL 32701 Phone: 407.331.6292 Fax: 407.674.3168 Email: health.beauty@live.com Web: www.vibra-therapy.com Whole body vibration. Health Craft / Royal Prestige Cooking Show Paul Bowman 3700 Ridgewood Road York, PA 17402 Phone: 717.586.5640 Fax: 717.845.7419 Email: donnapaulb@verizon.net Web: www.royalprestige.com Cookware.

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I-Feet Michael Burch 112 Celebrity Circle #307 Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 Phone: 407.409.3683 Fax: 843.808.9650 Email: michaeleburch@aol.com Web: www.happyfeet.net Massaging insoles. Innovative Spas Danielle Praver 155 S. Rosemont Road Virginia Beach, VA 23452 Phone: 757.490.7727 Web: www.softub.com It Works Caryn Martin 115 W Canal Street Hershey, PA 17033 Phone: 717.649.4473 Email: itworks4caryn@gmail.com Web: carynmartin.myitworks.com The ultimate body applicator. Jakes Golf Carts LLC Amy Franklin 7741 US Highway 522 South McVeytown, PA 17051 Phone: 717.899.6699 Web: www.jakesgolfcarts.com JD Products (Big Skinny Wallet) DC Hammack 5535 Huron Way Lakeland, FL 33805 Phone: 863.585.9032 Jerky Alert Jean Petney 396 Bridge Valley Road Pequea, PA 17565 Phone: 717.923.0087 Email: jerkyalert@aol.com Elk, venison, buffalo, beef snacks. JPA Drapes Audrey Karabiyik 687 Valley Road Northampton, PA 18067 Phone: 800.813.7686 Email: jpadrapes@verizon.net Web: www.jpadrapes.com Draperies for RVs. Kika Data Inc. Mark Savage 4050 NE 6th Avenue Oakland Park, FL 33334 Phone: 954.683.9369 Fax: 954.530.8915 Email: mark@kikadata.com Web: www.kikadata.com Cellular mobile hotspots. Leaffilter North of Pennsylvania, Inc. James Martinez 1595 Georgetown Road, Suite G Hudson, OH 44236 Phone: 330.655.7950 Email: jmartinez@noclogs.com Web: www.leaffilter.com 40

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Loretta’s Crafts Charles Auckerman 7887 Lincoln Highway Central City, PA 15926 Phone: 814.754.8344 Email: auc-man@hotmail.com McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only Barbara A. Darkes 100 Pine Street PO Box 1166 Harrisburg, PA 17108-1166 Phone: 717.237.5381 Fax: 717.260.1677 Email: bdarkes@mwn.com Web: www.mwn.com Legal services. Merkles Home Services Tom Merkle 2072 Elbow Ln. Allentown, PA 18103 Phone: 610.360.5968 Email: tom@merkles.biz Web: www.merkles.biz Shade structures. Mid Atlantic Waterproofing Wes Pfleiger 52-3 Grumbacher Rd. York, PA 17406 Phone: 717.767.9770 Fax: 717.767.9880 Email: midawes@basements.com Web: www.basements.com Basement waterproofing. Mobility Scooters Carlos Jerez 6175 NW 167th St. #G33 Hialeah, FL 33015 Phone: 954.895.2617 Web: www.mobilityscootersinc.com Murphy’s Cinnamon Roasted Nuts Paul Martin 1220 Cooper Rd. Strawberry Pl., TN 37871 Phone: 865.919.6322 Email: pmartin865@aol.com German roasted nuts. National Eucalyptus Sales Dennis Malloy 829 9th Ave. #13 Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 Phone: 843.272.7783 Web: www.painfree23.com New Age Discoveries PO Box 22 Ellijay, GA 30540 Phone: 920.533.3579 Email: info@newagediscoveries.com Web: www.newagediscoveries.com Flashlight phone chargers, credit card knife. Oak Folding Tables Tom Drevenak 167 North 4th Street Hughesville, PA 17737 Phone: 570.244.7348 Email: info@oakfoldingtables.com

Web: www.oakfoldingtables.com Oak folding tables.

accessories. We also repair most model instrument panels/gauges.

Passport America, Inc. Ryan Simmons 5713 Highway 85 North Crestview, FL 32536 800.681.6810 • 850.398.6159 Email: ryan@passportamerica.com Web: www.passportamerica.com Discount camping.

Reliable Products Michael Leibl 639 Fitch Street Oneida, NY 13421 Email: spraynwipe@aol.com Web: www.reliableproductsonline.com

Penn State Expo Services, Inc. Dave Shellenhamer 2010 Greenwood Street Harrisburg, PA 17104 Phone: 717.236.6733 Fax: 717.236.6758 Email: pennstateexpo@verizon.net Pilot Flying J Jeffrey Farrington 5500 Lonas Road, Suite 210 Knoxville, TN 37909 Phone: 800.562.6210 Email: Jeffrey.farrington@pilottravelcenters.com Web: www.pilotflyingj.com Pioneer Pole Buildings, Inc. Bryan Kelly 716 South Route183 Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972 Phone: 888.448.2505 Fax: 888.448.2515 Email: bkelly@ppb1.com Web: www.pioneerpolebuildings.com Builder of high quality post frame constructed buildings – for use as residential garages, storage buildings, horse & agricultural barns and commercial buildings. Our buildings serve as high quality, economical alternatives to traditional buildings – great for RV & travel trailer storage. Porta Bote International For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only Paul Mintz 1074 Independence Avenue Mountain View, CA 94043 Phone: 650.961.5334 Email: info@portaboat.com Web: www.porta-bote.com Porta-bote makes all other portable boats OBSOLETE! We manufacturer Porta-Bote. Unique folding, portable boats fold to 4 inches (11cm) flat. Ideal for fishing, boating, sailing, SCUBA, hunting and camping enthusiast who lack the space to store or transport ordinary boats. RT Grim Company Mike Wentz 3925 Trindle Road Camp Hill, PA 17011 Phone: 717.761.4113 Fax: 717.761.6535 Email: contact@rtgrim.com Web: www.rtgrim.com www.fordclusters.com RT Grim Company sells, repairs and installs mobile entertainment, security convenience and communications

Remart International Charlie Chang 525 Mercury Lane #A Brea, CA 92821 Phone: 424.644.6000 Sheets, grills. Riley’s Spice of Life Jeannie Riley PO Box 338 Auburn, WA 98071 Phone: 253.632.2776 Email: spiceoflife032@gmail.com Salsa mix. Rotochok, Inc. Dianne Vrem 396 Hayfield Road Harrington, DE 19952 Phone: 800.640.8996 Fax: 302.284.4023 Email: rotochok@aol.com Web: www.rotochok.com We sell a custom tandem axle wheel chock with a lifetime warranty. “The last wheel chock you will ever have to buy." Made of high density poly/plastic. All machined parts are stainless steel or anodized alluminum. RV Roof Armor Lee Thaxton 4654 East State Road 64 #202 Bradenton, FL 34208 Phone: 941.209.5600 • 855.782.7667 Fax: 941.209.1911 Email: lee@rv-armor.com Web: www.finalrvroof.com The last roof your RV will ever need! Lifetime material and labor warranty. Certified dealers install our liquid applied roof system that turns into a seamless roof membrane. No more sealing. No more caulking. No more problems. RV Service Academy For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only Dr. Thomas Santoro 1012 10th Street, East Palmetto, FL 34221 Phone: 941.722.5256 • 941.545.3131 Fax: 941.729.4471 Email: rvsa@tampabay.rr.com Web: www.rvsa.net We have been training and certifying RV Technicians since 1986. We have a 99.9% completion and 100% placement rate since opening. Ours is a 10 wk., hands-on program. Every supplier (except Onan) has donated thousands of dollars worth of RV material. Camping World donated over $500,000 worth of RV supplies.


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RVFraimz Valarie Moody 7700 Brush Hill Road, Suite 134 Burr Ridge, IL 60527 Phone: 708.579.1360 Email: val@rvfraimz.com Web: www.rvfraimz.com RVFraimz. RVM Promotions Randy Adams 4748 Edenwood Drive Fort Worth, TX 76123 Phone: 386.547.8013 Fax: 817-420-9144 Web: www.rvmpromotions.com #1 provider of direct mail for independent RV dealers in the USA. RVTrader.com 150 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23510 Phone: 757.351.8640 Fax: 866.703.4084 Web: www.RVTrader.com At RVTrader.com you will find the largest database of new and used RVs for sale. Wherever you want to go, we have the RV to take you there. If you are looking to sell your RV, more buyers visit RVTrader.com than any other source. Placing your RV on RVTrader.com is easy, simple & effective. SafeMoney.com Brent Meyer 20 S. Second Street, Suite B Souderton, PA 18964 Phone: 800.790.7791 • 215.817.7777 Fax: 215.723.6171 Email: brent@safemoney.com Web: www.SafeMoney.com We are your open book to the financial services industry. With our 90 plus years of combined financial industry experience, we want to share everything we know with you. Is your financial advisor Safe Money approved? “Retirement has Changed.” SafeMoneyFirst.com. Schein Ernst Eye Associates Michelle Randolph 10 Capital Drive, Suite 300 Harrisburg, PA 17110 Phone: 717.233.6418 Fax: 717.233.5715 Email: seea.micheller@gmail.com Web: www.seegreat.net Lasik. Scrichit Inc. Black Streak Remover For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only Rich Lacey 7 Walnut Lane Albrightsville, PA 18210 Phone: 704.607.7265 Web: www.scrichit.com SEBCO Laundry Systems, Inc. Steve Breitman, President 30 Route 22 West Green Brook, NJ 08812 Phone: 732.752.9000

Fax: 732.752.9160 Email: stevebreitman@sebcolaundry.com Web: www.sebco.com Continuous improvement in service and technology distinguishes SEBCO Laundry Systems as the leading laundry service provider on the East Coast with over 42 years of experience. Technicians are factory trained and offer Maytag Red Carpet Service. Customer Service available 24/7 online or by phone. Bottom line is our customers come first! Service Tire Truck Centers Floyd Kautz 4000 Fenton Avenue Harrisburg, PA 17109 Phone: 717.561.8473 Fax: 717.561.3791 Email: fkautz@sttc.com Web: www.sttc.com RV tire service. Softcell / Recreational Water Systems Kathleen Metry 4696 126th Street North White Bear Lake, MN 55110 Phone: 651.426.3890 Email: k.metry@comcast.net Web: www.softcellwater.com Recreational water systems. Solar LED Innovations, LLC Tom Chorman 910 E. Balimore Pike Kennett Square, PA 19348 Phone: 610. 388.2087 • 484.639.4833 Email: info@solargoose.com Web: www.solargoose.com Solar cell phone/GPS chargers, flashlights, camping adventure lights, solar survival kits, solar porta-potty and campground lighting. Non solar items: vehicle emergency kits, computer keyboard lights and more…Shop online, use coupon code “PRVCA” to save 15%. Sundance Vacations Scott Brunnenmeyer 264 Highland Park Boulevard Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 Phone: 800.220.9499 Web: www.sundancevacations.com Swift Response Ryan Swift 2690 Weston Road, Suite 200 Weston, FL 33331 Phone: 954.282.5400 Fax: 800.860.0577 Email: vsilverstein@swiftdrtv.com Web: www.swiftdrtv.com The Cellular Connection Jordon Golob 3200 Trindle Road Camp Hill, PA 17011 Phone: 717.480.0259 Email: jgolob@thecellularconnection.org Web: www.thecellularconnection.org Verizon wireless products and services.

Top Dog Fencing Angela Strickland 2270 Broadmoor Road Pottstown, PA 19464 Phone: 484.614.1253 Email: angel484@me.com Dog fencing for RVs. Touch of Purple Gary Whitehurst 9208 Carr Road Riverview, FL 33569 Phone: 813.643.6331 Fax: 813.677.9865 Email: purplemantampa@hotmail.com Web: www.purplecleaner.com Multi purpose cleaner – home/auto/ boat/jewelry. Environmentally safe. Uncommon USA, Inc. Stacy Newman 1125 E St Charles Road Lombard, IL 60148 Phone: 630.268.9672 Fax: 630.268.9655 Email: uncommon1@sbcglobal.net Web: www.uncommonusa.com United Brochure Distributors For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only Wil Bernstein 14 Franconia Drive Nashua, NH 03063 Phone: 603.882.8615 Fax: 603.883.5829 Email: ubd@comcast.net Web: www.vacationnortheastusa.com Hours: Anytime! Distribution of Camping & Attractions Brochures to Dealers & General Public at Shows. Virginia Tourism Jim Mathias 3124 Bradwill Road Richmond, VA 23225 Phone: 804.314.3451 • 804.320.3853 Email: gjmathias@verizon.net Web: www.virginia.org Virginia tourism and destination information. Suppliers 5 Star Tuning Mike Butler 1209 Hill Harrell Road Effingham, SC 29541 Phone: 843.250.0499 Email: mike@5startuning.com Web: www.5startuning.com Alde Corp. Joe Elwell 4018 NE 112th Avenue, Suite D-5 Vancouver, WA 98682 Phone: 877.860.9814 • 360.597.3017 Fax: 360.717.7077 Email: jelwell@alde.us Web: www.alde.us Selling the Alde Compact Heating system.

American Scooter Company, LLC Andrew Roberts 235 Dogwood Circle Baden, PA 15005 Phone: 724.242.0644 Fax: 412.774.6655 Web: www.emutrikes.com Electric trikes, scooters, drill bike. B&W Trailer Hitches Scott Marsh 1216 Highway 224 Humboldt, KS 66748 Phone: 620.473.3664 Fax: 620.473.3766 Email: scottmarsh@turnoverball.com Web: www.turnoverball.com Blue Ox Jay Hesse One Mill Road Pender, NE 68047 Phone: 402.385.3051 Fax: 402.385.3360 Email: jayhesse@blueox.com Web: www.blueox.com Hours: 7:30am-6pm CST. Blue Ox weight distributing systems, tow bars, baseplates, chassis/safety enhancements, carriers, gooseneck hitches, braking systems and RV aftermarket accessories. 24/7 Customer Care available. Bobee Tech Corp. John Chiang 3170 SW 133 Place Miami, FL 33175 Phone: 305.962.7345 Email: john@bobeetech.com Web: www.roadmatedvr.com Car DVR. BSRM Inc. Matthew Rotkowitz 691 Cornwallis Drive Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054 Phone: 888.509.0668 Fax: 888.292.3037 Email: mrotkowitz@bsrminc.com Web: www.bsrminc.com Cequent Performance Products Carol Doney / Sid Sidman 47912 Halyard Drive, Suite100 Plymouth, MI 48170 Phone: 800.632.3290 Fax: 732.656.3009 Email: rsidman@cequentgroup.com Web: www.towingproducts.com Reese trailer hitches. Chrysler Group Fleet Bob McGehee 1000 Chrysler Drive Auburn Hill, MI 48326 Phone: 800.999.FLEET • 248.613.5923 Email: rcm6@chrysler.com Web: www.fleet.chrysler.com Chrysler Group Fleet is part of Chrysler Group LLC. Chrysler Group manufactures fleet-specific vehicles for the commercial, government and rental industries. Visit us a www.fleet.chrysler.com to learn more and to request additional product information. 2014 | EXPLORE Pennsylvania

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Cummins Power Generation Alvaro Camargo 3850 North Victoria Street Shoreview, MN 55726 Phone: 651.787.6345 Email: alvaro.camargo@cummins.com Web: www.cumminsonan.com Defense Products and Service Group Joe McSpadden 21 Avocet Way Fredericksburg, VA 22406 Phone: 540.287.2576 Email: jmcspadden3@gmail.com Web: www.dpsgusa.com Towbars/tow straps Demco — Dethmers Mfg. Co. Ken Streff or Scott Johnson PO Box 189 Boyden, IA 51234 Phone: 712.725.2311 • 800.543.3626 Fax: 800.845.6420 Email: sales@demco-products.com Web: www.demco-products.com Hours: M-F 7am-5pm. Tow bars; tow dollies; base plates; tow bar deflectors. Dura-Bilt Products, Inc. For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only Jeff Chalk PO Box 188 Wellsburg, NY 14894 Phone: 570.596.2000 Fax: 570.596.3296 Email: info@durabilt.com Web: www.durabilt.com Manufacturers of high quality sunroom enclosures, all season sunrooms, three season sunrooms, screen rooms, awning, roofs, windows awnings & door canopies. Equine Equipped Mary Sanctorum PO Box 12 Marysville, MI 48040 Phone: 810.985.9400 Fax: 810.985.9401 Email: info@equineequipped.com Web: www.equineequipped.com Stable Boy: Removable horse stall conversion kit. Ford Motor Company Craig Hill 16800 Executive Plaza Drive Dearborn, MI 48126 Phone: 313.322.3000 Web: www.ford.com Great American Direct Donna Fout 4000 Newman Road Williamsburg, VA 23188 Phone: 757.229.0567 Fax: 757.229.0634 Email: shop@greatamericandirect.com Web: www.greatamericandirect.com

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Hehr International Gideon Mbogo 3333 Casitas Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90039 Phone: 323.663.1261 Fax: 323.300.3914 Email: gmbogo@hehrintl.com Web: www.hehrintl.com Windows, doors & glass. Infotech Solutions Tom Katsuyama 5923 Birchwood Drive Tampa, FL 33625 Phone: 770.335.2241 Fax: 813.961.9153 Email: infotechrvsolutions@verizon.net Web: www.InfoTechRVsolutions.com RV wash/wax, tire pressure monitors. JR Products For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only Chris Carpenter 9680 County Road Clarence Center, NY 14032 Phone: 800.269.7622 Fax: 716.633.7576 Email: ccarpenter@robacompany.com Web: www.jrprvinc.com Manufacturer of hardware, hatches, towing accessories, plumbing items and electrical components. Lippert Components April Klein 1702 Century Drive Goshen, IN 46528 Phone: 574.535.1125 Email: aklein@lci1.com Web: www.lci1.com Level-up and Denver mattress. Maxxforce Custom Power Kelli Horton 10400 West North Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60160 Phone: 708.865.4153 Fax: 708.865.4218 Email: kelli.horton@navistar.cm Web: www.maxxforce.com Diesel engines. Mor/Ryde International For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only Jack Enfield 1966 Moyer Avenue Elkhart, IN 46516 Phone: 574.293.1581 Email: sales@morryde.com Web: www.morryde.com Suspension systems, pin boxes, TV mounts, sliding trays and running gear upgrades. Paradise Outdoor Living Jennifer Alpert 735 Central Florida Parkway Orlando, FL32824 Phone: 321.696.3879 Email: jennifer@paradise2u.com Web: www.paradise2u.com Outdoor kitchens.

Pulliam Enterprises, Inc. / Pullrite Randy Pulliam 13790 East Jefferson Boulevard Mishawaka, IN 46545 Phone: 800.443.2307 • 574.259.1520 Fax: 574.258.0289 Email: info@pullrite.com Web: www.pullrite.com Hours: M-F 8am-5pm. PullRite trailer towing systems, Super 5 Four Way 5th wheel hitches. PullRite weight equalizing hitches, Superglide 6' Box 5th wheel. Shockstrap Fred Gill 2156 Scenic Oaks Cove Sandy, UT 84092 Phone: 801.560.1668 Email: fred@shockstrap.com Web: www.shockstrap.com Tie downs. Silver-Top Manufacturing Co, Inc. Frank Vitali PO Box 225 White Marsh, MD 21162-0225 Phone: 800.638.6960 Fax: 800.447.6793 Email: info@silver-top.com Web: www.silver-top.com Since 1947, Silver-top® has provided homeowners with quality awnings and room enclosures. Choose from many styles and combinations to customize a room that matches your RV. All Silver-top® products are carefully manufactured to provide strength, low maintenance and attractive design. Simplicity Sofas Ann Sankewitsch 2726 W. English Road Highpoint, NC 27262 Phone: 336.882.2490 • 800.813.2889 Fax: 336.882.0051 Email: ann@simplicitysofas.com Web: www.simplicitysofas.com Sofas for small and tight spaces. All fit thru 16" opening guaranteed! Sofas, pull-out sofa beds, chairs and more. Proudly made in the USA. Spartan Chassis, Inc. Frank Wyzywany 1000 Reynolds Road Charlotte, MI 48813 Phone: 517.543.6000 ext. 3203 • 517.231.3211 E-mail: frank.wyzywany@spartanchassis.com Web: www.spartanchassis.com Spartan Chassis, Inc. is a world leader in the engineering, design, and manufacturing of heavy-duty custom chassis & emergency vehicles. Today, we build custom chassis that serve as the foundation for a variety of heavy duty specialty vehicles, including premium motor homes.

Titan Tire Corp. For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only Randy McMann 2345 E. Market Street Des Moines, IA 50317 Phone: 800.872.2327 x59361 • 515.710.9669 Fax: 515.265.9492 Email: randy.mcmann@titan-intl.com Web: www.titandist.com Tuckahoe Bike Shop Niclas Elmer 2151 Route 50 Tuckahoe, NJ 08270 Phone: 609.628.0101 Email: tuckahoebikeshop@gmail.com Web: www.tuckahoebikeshop.com Electric and conventional bicycles. Ultimate Power Ted Wolff 202 NW Coudersport, PA 16915 Phone: 610.758.9366 • 800.558.9366 Fax: 610.758.9355 Email: t.wolff@upinverters.com Web: www.upinverters.com Inverters, battery separators, lithium batteries. Winegard Company Keith Larson 3000 Kirkwood Street Burlington, IA 52601 Phone: 319.754.0600 Fax: 319.754.0787 Email: klars@winegard.com Web: www.winegard.com Winegard Company is a respected world leader in the design and manufacture of cutting edge satellite and terrestrial television reception products for home, recreational vehicle (RV), truck, marine, medical, and 2-way VSAT antennas. http://www.winegard.com or call 800-288-8094. Transport International Shipping Services Mike Sekirin 8635 West Sahara #505 Las Vegas, NV 89117 Phone: 800.859.6474 Fax: 979.705.2400 Email: mike@international-shipping-services.net Web: www.international-shipping-services.net Quality Drive Away, Inc. Devon Bechtel 64825 County Road 31 Goshen, IN 46528 Phone: 574.642.4150 Fax: 574.642.4842 Email: devon@qualitydriveaway.com Web: www.qualitydriveaway.com


PRVCA LEADERSHIP

Executive Board

PRVCA Board of Directors

PRVCA Committees & Task Forces

CHAIRMAN

Steve Fretz, Southeastern District Director Fretz Enterprises 215.723.3121

Budget and Finance Committee

Nominating Committee

Ed Flick, Chair (same members as Executive Board)

Pat McClure, Chair (same members as Executive Board)

By-Laws Committee

PA Recreational Vehicle & Camping Education Foundation Trustees

Pat McClure Shoemaker & Besser Insurance Group 717.284.5081 VICE CHAIRMAN

Tim Umstead, Finance Director TruMark Dealer Services 610.574.4036 SECRETARY

Brad Bryant, Northeastern District Director Bryant’s RV Showcase 570.639.3100 John Martin, Central District Director Martin Camper Sales 717.766.5569

Brad Rhone Rhone’s Travel Trailers, Inc. 570.494.1364

Pat McClure, Insurance Director Shoemaker & Besser Insurance Group 717.284.5081

TREASURER

William Hill, Manufacturer Director Lance Camper Manufacturing Corp. 661.949.3322

Ed Flick 717.291.2356 SENIOR MANUFACTURER DIRECTOR

Nick Palm 256.356.0216 PAST CHAIRMAN

Ron Gilbert Industry Associate, Drummer Boy Inc. 717.334.2879 SHOW COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN

Dan Saltzgiver Camping World of Hanover 717.637.2882 HONORARY EXECUTIVE BOARD DIRECTOR

John Zimmerman 717.534.5664

John Roba, Supplier Director JR Products 716.633.7565 John Soard, Park Model RV Manufacturer Director Fairmont Park Trailers Div. of Fairmont Homes 574.773.7941 Greg Starr, Northwestern District Director Starr’s Trailer Sales, Inc. 814.265.0632 Tim Umstead, Finance Director TruMark Dealer Services 610.574.4036 Bill Ansley, Southwestern District Director Ansley RV 814.695.9817 Robert Adams, Campground/ Resorts Director Gettysburg Campground 717.334.3304

John Martin, Chair Gary Farnsworth Greg Starr Lester Stoltzfus Campground Committee

Robert Adams, Chair Ron Gilbert Janet Keen Mark Panassow Karl Schmidt Mark Wineman Jason Vaughn Insurance-Finance Committee

Tim Umstead, Chair Mike Bradley Ed Flick Steve Fretz Pat McClure Legislative Committee

Tim Umstead, Chair Barbara Darkes (Advisor), McNees Wallace & Nurick Andrew Goodman (Advisor), Milliron Associates Christopher Carpenter Ron Gilbert Mike Keller Ed Lerch John Martin Nick Palm Brad Rhone Dan Saltzgiver Tom Schaeffer Maria Torre

John Roba, Chair Don Bray, Advisor Ned Collins Bob Cox Steve Dotson Bill D’Andrea III Ryan Horsey Terry Kline Lori Morrow Terry Ritter Political Action Committee

Brad Rhone, Chair Ed Flick, Secretary/Treasurer Wayne Degan Show Committee

Dan Saltzgiver, Chair Mike Faircloth Gary Farnsworth Jeff Kline Lori Morrow John Roba Hadden Smith John Soard Tim Umstead Trip Task Group

Ron Gilbert, Chair (same members as Executive Board)

Long-Range Planning Committee

Ron Gilbert, Chair Pat McClure Brad Bryant Brad Rhone John Roba Dan Saltzgiver Earl Stoltzfus Membership-Education Committee

Brad Bryant, Chair Mark Brockman Ed Lerch John Roba Dan Saltzgiver Tom Schaeffer Greg Starr

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what is

prvca

PENNSYLVANIA RECREATION VEHICLE AND CAMPING ASSOCIATION

PRVCA MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION Please note: Contributions to PRVCA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions on your federal income tax, but they may be deductible under other provisions of the tax code. Authorized Contact Company Name Address City State

OUR MISSION | To enhance the recreation vehicle and camping industry through education and promotion by being a resource and partner to all segments of the recreation vehicle and camping industry.

OUR VISION | To be the information leader for the recreation vehicle and camping industry, to link education, legislative, compliance and other aspects for the good of the consumer and the industry.

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Membership Information

The combination of the many programs and services we offer to our members, including:

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LEGISLATIVE & LEGAL Your legislative guardian and tracking service • Government liaison — Department of Revenue, Transportation, Licensing Board and Department of Environmental Protection • Retains outside legal counsel through one of Pennsylvania’s finest law firms • Provides manufacturer and dealer licensing kits as well as fumigation kits

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PUBLICATIONS & COMMUNICATIONS Monthly membership newsletter • Free listing for members in annual Membership Directory/Consumer Guide, Explore Pennsylvania, which is distributed at more than 40 RV shows along the East Coast, PA welcome centers, outdoor and sporting goods stores, RV Hall of Fame & many more • Timely legislative and informational bulletins • Campground Planning Kit • Legislative Directory • Web site at www.prvca.org • Free listing for all members on PRVCA web site • Fact Sheets • Buyers guides and more!

o Dealer – $250.00 Check one: o Rolling Stock o Aftermarket (Svc., Parts & Acc. Only) o Rental Only o Campground/Resort: o 1 to 50 sites – $150.00 o 51 to 100 sites – $200.00 o 101 + sites – $250.00 o Convoy/Transport – $200.00 o Supplier/Distributor – $300.00 o Manufacturer – $375.00 o Finance – $250.00 o Insurance – $250.00 o Service Provider – $200.00 Check One: o Press o Association o Other o Division/Sub-lot of Current PRVCA Member (per additional location) – $75.00

EDUCATION Special education programs for members and employees on important issues and aspects of the industry. PUBLIC RELATIONS State and national market expansion program • National RV and camping public relations and industry development campaigns • Annual Spring “Open House” RV and TV/radio campaign • Banner internet ads • Year-round billboards PRVCA EDUCATION FOUNDATION Statewide technician apprenticeship program • Technician and campground management scholarships • Educational opportunities • Nationwide RV Technician Distance Learning Program — train online.

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Great Lakes Region Attractions Conneaut Lake Park, Conneaut Lake Amusement park on the shore of the state’s largest natural glacier lake. Highlights include the newly renovated miniature golf course, the Blue Streak roller coaster, a full-service campground, fishing and hiking grounds, and the scenic boardwalk. Admission is free. Info: 814-382-5115, www.conneautlakepark.com Daffin’s Candies, Sharon The World’s Largest Candy Store, family-owned and –operated for more than 100 years. Home to the Chocolate Kingdom, a world populated by solidchocolate creatures and sculptures, with free chocolate for all visitors. Info: 877-323-3465, www.daffins.com Erie Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Erie Home to more than 400 animals from 100 different species, as well as 11 unique botanical gardens, a carousel, and a train ride. Open Mar–Nov. Info: 814864-4091, www.eriezoo.org Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort, Erie A family resort centered on Pennsylvania’s only indoor water park. Other attractions include a multi-level tree house, an arcade, and a tiki bar. Several hotels are also on-site. Info: 866-3-SPLASH (866-377-5274), www.splashlagoon.com Tom Ridge Environmental Center, Erie Educational and research center providing interactive exhibits and tours of Presque Isle and its wildlife. Features the 4-story-high, 45-foot-wide Big Green Screen, which shows a variety of educational films. Info: 814-833-7424, www.trecpi.org

NATURAL SPLENDOR abounds in Western PA, a diverse and storied region that comprises Pennsylvania’s Great Lakes Region, the Pennsylvania Wilds, Pittsburgh and its countryside, the Laurel Highlands, and the Alleghenies. The Wilds, which include more than 2 million acres of public land, are home to 29 state parks, including Pine Creek Gorge and Cherry Springs State Park, one of the best spots for stargazing in the country. The natural beauty of unique locations like the Great Allegheny Passage and Conneaut Lake Park is further exemplified in the amazing architectural achievement of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater. Learn about the land surrounding you at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center on Presque Isle and the Pymatuning Deer Park. Lest you feel lost in the wild, a trip to one of the region’s many amusement parks, such as Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort, should also be on your itinerary, along with a trip along the Erie coast, home to some of the Commonwealth’s best vineyards and wineries. History buffs will revel in the many historical museums in the area, including the Eldred World War II Museum, the Battles Museums of Rural Life, the Flagship Niagara, and the Senator John Heinz History Center, plus unique niche collections like the Johnson-Shaw Stereoscopic Museum, the Drake Well Museum, the Piper Aviation Museum, and the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum. With so much activity going on in Western PA, it’s a comfort knowing that the quiet of the wilderness is never far away.

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Waldameer and Water World, Erie Amusement and water park complex with more than 75 rides and free daily shows. Info: 877-817-1009, www.waldameer.com Museums Battles Museums of Rural Life, Girard Interactive museum situated in two 19th century houses, where visitors can learn and perform the bygone tasks of an 1860s household (such as churning butter and spinning yarn), or just wander through the eighty acres of wooded hiking trails and farmland. Guided tours available. Info: 814-454-1813, www.eriecountyhistory. org/museums-exhibits/battles-museum-of-rural-life Drake Well Museum, Titusville Commemorates the 1859 well that help birth the modern petroleum industry. Includes tours of operational oil drilling machinery and scheduled explosions! Info: 814-827-2797, www.drakewell.org expERIEnce Children's Museum, Erie A hands-on educational experience for kids. Numerous varied exhibits teach about physics, engineering, history, math, and more in fun, interactive ways. Info: 814-4533743, www.eriechildrensmuseum.org Venago Museum of Art, Science & History, Oil City A technology and science museum focusing on the region’s industrial history. Features rotating series of exhibits appropriate for children and adults. Info: 814676-2007, www.venangomuseum.org Festivals & Events Candlelight Ghost Walk, Girard A walking tour of Girard’s local ghost stories and historical landmarks (departs at dusk on Saturdays, Memorial Day weekend–Labor Day weekend). Info: 814-774-3653

ZooBoo, Erie The Erie Zoo’s annual Halloween event, with trick-ortreating for kids (12 and younger), special Halloween displays, and a spooky ghost train. Info: 814-864-4091, www.eriezoo.org

Pennsylvania Wilds Attractions Allegheny Reservoir and Kinzua Dam, Marshburg Nestled deep in the Allegheny National Forest, the Allegheny Reservoir offers a variety of outdoor opportunities, from camping and hiking to canoeing and swimming. Pack a picnic, or catch your own lunch at one of the best fishing spots in the East. Info: 814-362-4613, www.visitanf.com/allegheny-reservoir Cherry Springs State Park, Coudersport An excellent stargazing location, due to its remoteness and exceptionally dark skies. Offers both self-directed and guided stargazing opportunities. Hiking and camping facilities also available. Info: 814-4355010, www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/findapark/ cherrysprings/index.htm Original League Inc. "The Birthplace of Little League Baseball,” Williamsport Site of the first Little League game in 1939, and host of the Little League Baseball World Series from1 947 to 1958. Info: 570-323-1308, www.leaguelineup.com/originalleagueinc Straub Brewery, Saint Marys Founded in 1872, the Straub brewery is among the oldest continually operating breweries in the country, and has maintained family ownership throughout its entire history. Stop in for a tour of the brewery (for ages 12 and older) and a free beer at their “Eternal Tap” (for ages 21 and older). Info: 814-834-2875, www.straubbeer.com 2014 | EXPLORE Pennsylvania

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Museums Pennsylvania Lumber Museum, Galeton Experience the life of a lumberjack at this historical museum of Pennsylvania’s lumber era. Includes an interactive logging camp, recreated locomotive and cabin, and working sawmill. Info: 814-435-2652, www.lumbermuseum.org Piper Aviation Museum, Lock Haven Celebrates the innovation of aviation engineer William T. Piper, with numerous exhibits, including a flight simulator built into a rebuilt Piper Tomahawk plane. Info: 570-748-8283, www.pipermuseum.com Simpler Times Museum, Tidioute Documents the area’s history in the oil, gas, lumber, and agricultural industries. Exhibits include a working model of an oil field and numerous classic cars from 1913 to 1966. Open by appointment. Info: 814-484-3483, www.warrenhistory.org/SimplerTimesMuseum.html Festivals and Events Groundhog Day Celebration, Punxsutawney Home of the original rodent meteorologist, Punxsutawney hosts the annual Groundhog Day celebration. Enjoy music, food, and other activities in the town square while you await Phil’s famous prognostication (Feb 2). Info: 814-618-5591, www.groundhog.org

Pittsburgh & Its Countryside Attractions Duquesne Incline, Pittsburgh Originally opened in 1877, the Duquesne Heights Incline offers visitors incredible views of the Pittsburgh skyline. The upper station includes a history museum and gift shop. Info: 412-381-1665, www.duquesneincline.org Kennywood Park, West Mifflin Billed as “America’s Favorite Traditional Amusement Park,” Kennywood features among its 31 major rides several that were originally built in the early 20th century. The historical amusement park also includes water rides, a kiddie park, and more than 35 games, providing amusement for all types of fun-seekers. Info: 412-461-0500, www.kennywood.com Nationality Rooms in the Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh Experience the many varied cultures and ethnicities that have settled in Allegheny County through the 26 rooms dedicated to the history of these groups. Guided tours are available with a reservation. Info: 412-624-6000, www.nationalityrooms.pitt.edu Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium, Pittsburgh Featuring thousands of animals from more than 400 species, the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium is one of only six major zoos in the country that also includes a full aquarium. Info: 800-474-4966, www.pittsburghzoo.com Museums Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Four museums, originally founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1895, to foster exploration and learning. Includes the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, the Carnegie Science Center, and the Andy Warhol Museum. Info: 412-622-3131, www.carnegiemuseums.org Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Various hands-on experiences for curious kids, including a garden, a theater, the MAKESHOP, and several exhibits based on the work of Fred Rogers. Info: 412-322-5058, www.pittsburghkids.org

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Jimmy Stewart Museum, Indiana Celebrates the life and career of actor and Indiana, PA, native Jimmy Stewart. Watch classic films and career retrospectives in the recreated 1930s-style theater, or just browse the artifacts from the life of this famous actor, military hero, civic leader, and family man. Info: 800-83-JIMMY, www.jimmy.org

Raystown Lake, Hesston More than 30 miles of trails, camping, hunting grounds, and caves surround an 8,000-acre human-made lake in The Alleghenies. Fishing and boating facilities are available, as well as trolley rides and the oldest automobile museum in the country. Info: 888-729-7869, www.raystown.org

Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, Washington Take a ride through history on historic restored streetcars from Pennsylvania’s past. Learn about the museum’s more than 50 different streetcars from all different types and eras in a guided tour. Annual events include the Bunny Trolley, Pumpkin Patch, and Santa Trolley. Info: 724-228-9256, www.pa-trolley.org

Rock Run Recreation Area, Patton Located deep in the wilderness, Rock Run boasts 140 miles of fun and challenging trails for ATVs, motorcycles, dirtbikes, and other motor vehicles. Info: 814-674-6026, www.rockrunrecreation.com

Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History, Pittsburgh Antique cameras, viewing equipment, and photographs from the earliest days of image-capturing. Rotating exhibits include gum prints (19th century color photography), Victorian post-mortem portraits, and images from the Civil War, all in a recreated Victorian setting. Info: 412-231-7881, www.photoantiquities.org Festivals & Events Penn’s Colony Festival and Folk Art Marketplace, Saxonburg A celebration of Pittsburgh’s colonial history, and the events of the French and Indian War in particular. Unique entertainment, food, and locally made crafts highlight this festival (Sep) Info: 724-352-9922, www.pennscolony.com Night at The Zoo at Living Treasures Wild Animal Park, Moraine Spend a night in the dark at the Living Treasures Animal Park, and see more than 50 creatures reveal their nocturnal habits. Hyenas, alligators, and tigers are among the attractions at this annual event (Oct). Info: 724-924-9571, www.ltanimalpark.com/october-night-at-the-zoo

Laurel Highlands/The Alleghenies Attractions Berkey Creamery at Penn State University, University Park Part-educational experience, part-ice cream shop, the Berkery Creamery has celebrated the science of deliciousness since 1865. Info: 814-865-7535, www.creamery.psu.edu Flight 93 National Memorial, Stoystown Memorial to the casualties of United Airlines Flight 93, who died during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, after the passengers and crew turned on their captors and forced them to crash in a field. The memorial is located at the crash site, and honors the names of all 40 passengers and crew. Info: 814-893-6322, www.nps.gov/flni Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, Mill Run One of the most famous buildings in the world, integrated seamlessly into its beautiful surroundings in a 5,000-acre nature reserve. Take a tour, and discover the complex brilliance of this architectural achievement. Info: 724-329-8501, www.fallingwater.org Fort Necessity National Battlefield, Farmington Commemorates the 1754 battle that marked the beginning of the French and Indian War. Tours and demonstrations, as well as a short film about the battle. Info: 724-329-5512, www.nps.gov/fone Great Allegheny Passage A 150-mile hiking and bicycling trail stretching from Pittsburgh to Cumberland, MD, crossing both the Mason-Dixon Line and the Eastern Continental Divide. The Passage connects to another trail that leads all the way to Washington, D.C. Info: 888-282-BIKE, www.gaptrail.org

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort, Mill Run Step into the fictional world of Jellystone Park, a campground and amusement park in Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands. A water park, miniature golf, paintball, and—of course—picnic grounds are among the many fun activities available. Info: 800-439-9644, www.jellystonemillrun.com Museums Johnstown Children’s Museum, Johnstown Kids can play and learn in this hands-on museum that celebrates the town’s geographic, industrial, and cultural history. Highlights include a recreation of historic steel mill and a water room that explores the many ways that water affects city development. Info: 888-222-1889, www.jaha.org/ChildrensMuseum Pennsylvania Military Museum, Boalsburg Part of the Pennsylvania Trail of History, this museum commemorates the military service of Pennsylvanians and depicts the Commonwealth’s military history. Many artifacts from 20th and 21st century wars are on display. Info: 814-466-6263, www.pamilmuseum.org Quaint Corner Children’s Museum and Discovery Center, Altoona Three-story hands-on museum in a quaint 1890s home. Children can learn about physics, biology, engineering and more through creative play and hands-on experiences. Info: 814-944-6830, www.quaintcorner.net Rockhill Trolley Museum, Rockhill Furnace Pennsylvania’s oldest trolley museum, celebrating the historical prominence of these efficient electric streetcars. Visitors can ride several different historical trolleys, learning about their history and technology en route. Info: 814-447-9576, www.rockhilltrolley.org Festivals & Events Bedford’s Fall Foliage Festival, Bedford Annual festival featuring live entertainment, an antique car parade, hundreds of craft and food vendors, and fun activities for kids and adults. Celebrating 50 years in 2014 (Oct) Info: 814-624-3111, www.bedfordfallfestival.com Fort Ligonier Days, Ligonier Ranked one of the American Bus Association’s “Top 100 Events in America,” the Fort Ligonier Days outdoor festival commemorates the 1758 Battle of Fort Ligonier. In addition to a reenactment of the famous battle, attendees can enjoy locally made crafts, live music, and an elaborate parade (Oct). Info: 724-238-4200, www.visitligonier.com/fort-ligonier-days Mount Pleasant Glass and Ethnic Festival, Mount Pleasant Annual street festival celebrating the area’s ethnic heritage and its central role in the glass-making industry. Highlights include the glass-blowing and -engraving that gives the festival its name, live entertainment, ethnic food vendors, and tours of “Old Town Mount Pleasant” (Sep). Info: 724-542-4711, www.mtpleasantglassandethnicfestival.com


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Valleys of the Susquehanna Attractions Art Thrives on 45, Central Pennsylvania Route 45 is a scenic 100-mile stretch of highway through Central PA that is home to dozens of artisans and craftspeople. The trail connects travelers to galleries, shops, and museums, where they can discover the varied artistry that Central PA offers. Info: 814-883-3968, www.artthriveson45.org Bald Eagle State Forest, Laurelton Stretching from the Susquehanna Valley to the Allegheny Mountains, this 200,000-acre forest offers visitors beautiful scenery and hundreds of miles of trails for every activity from hiking to snowmobiling. Info: 570922-3344, www.dcnr.state.pa.us/forestry/stateforests/baldeagle Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland, Allenwood A specialized zoo featuring more than 40 different species of reptiles and amphibians from around the world. Info: 570-538-1869, www.reptiland.com Covered Bridges of the Susquehanna River Valley, Central Pennsylvania Visit and learn the history of 17 covered bridges throughout Northumberland, Snyder, and Union counties. Info: 800-525-7320, www.visitcentralpa.org/ page.asp?tid=156&name=Covered-Bridges Knoebels Amusement Resort, Elysburg America's largest free admission amusement park, with more than 50 rides, an 18-hole golf course, and a carousel museum. Info: 800-487-4386, www.knoebels.com Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University, Lewisburg Artist-focused, 1,200-seat performance space, presenting dance, theater, lectures, and music performances ranging from classical to rumba. Info: 570577-1000, www.bucknell.edu/WeisCenter

mercurial and whimsical, Central PA is home to many of the state’s most beautiful natural features, including the 200,000-acre Bald Eagle State Forest, Crystal Cave, and the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, which is dedicated to protecting birds-of-prey. In this region, which includes the Valleys of the Susquehanna and the Dutch Country Roads, you’ll also find many testaments to the ingenuity of the people who live in this region, from the retro-modern tools used by the many Amish families and farmers to the many covered bridges that dot the landscape, to the rich artistic scene embodied in the Art Thrives on 45 trail and in the many world-class art museums in the region. Central PA also hosts the country’s oldest pretzel factory, the Julius Sturgis Factory, and its most famous candy company, the Hershey Company, plus historical museums dedicated to antique cars, toy trains, watches, and weightlifting. And no visit would be complete without a trip to the beautiful state capitol building in Harrisburg, which exemplifies the perfect fusion of old world and new world that you’ll find in Central PA.

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Museums The Children’s Museum, Bloomsburg Interactive educational museum with more than 50 hands-on exhibits, including a recently renovated recreation of an early 20th century mine. Other highlights include the “voices of the past” switchboard, an Egyptian tomb, and a butterfly garden. Info: 570389-9206, www.the-childrens-museum.org Mifflinburg Buggy Museum, Mifflinburg A stunningly preserved buggy factory, originally in use from 1883 until 1931. Visitors can tour the old shop, as well as founder William A. Heiss’s house and repository (open Apr–Oct). Info: 570-966-1355, www.buggymuseum.org Packwood House Museum, Lewisburg Housed in one of the oldest buildings in Pennsylvania, the Packwood House Museum documents the rich history of the area. Rare maps, decorative art, and local memorabilia dating from as far back as the 1790s are among the many historical treasures displayed. Info: 570-524-0323, www.packwoodhousemuseum.com Slifer House Museum, Lewisburg Victorian museum in the former home of Civil War-era Pennsylvania Secretary and businessman Eli Slifer. Victorian events scheduled throughout the year, including visits from Abraham Lincoln, and periodappropriate soirees. Info: 570-524-2245, www.sliferhouse.org Festivals & Events Berwick RiverFest, Berwick Annual crafts and food festival, featuring rides, a logging competition, a car cruise-in, and free live entertainment (Oct). Info: 570-752-2723, www.berwickborough.org

Bloomsburg Fair, Bloomsburg Celebrating its 159th year in 2014, the Bloomsburg Fair is the largest agricultural fair in Pennsylvania. Part circus, part amusement park, part music festival, this fair offers everything from rides and games to big-name performers such as Three Days Grace and Scott McCreery (Sep). Info: 570-784-4949, www.bloomsburgfair.com

Dutch Country Roads Attractions Adventure Sports, Hershey With go-carts, miniature golf, outdoor laser tag, a driving range, batting cages, and more, this outdoor sports park is fun for all ages. Parking and admission are free (open Mar–Dec). Info: 717-533-7479, www.adventurehershey.com The Amish Experience at Plain and Fancy Farm, Bird-in-Hand Discover the true Amish lifestyle and history by touring an Amish household, view the “Jacob’s Choice” film to get an inside look at what it means to be Amish, or just take in a family meal at the Plain and Fancy restaurant. Special tours include visits to the locations seen the film Witness and an “Amish Mafia tour” that dispels misconceptions surrounding the recent popular television show. Info: 717-768-8400, www.amishexperience.com The Amish Village, Strasburg A 12-acre village where visitors can experience modern Amish living. Head to the Smokehouse Market for authentic homemade jams and whoopie pies, or see a working blacksmith’s shop, where many of the tools that make Amish living possible are fabricated. Guided tours include a visit to the one-room schoolhouse for a conversation with an actual Amish schoolteacher. Info: 717-687-8511, www.theamishvillage.net

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Cherry Crest Adventure Farm, Ronks More than 50 family farm activities, from a hay chute slide to a mechanical bull. Visitors can also feed llamas, pigs, and other animals, or watch as chicks hatch in the hatchery. The farm is also home to the 5-acre Maize Maze. Info: 866-546-1799, www.cherrycrestfarm.com Crystal Cave, Kutztown Named for the calcium crystals embedded in the rock (originally thought to be diamonds), Crystal Cave is one of Pennsylvania’s most beautiful natural attractions. Take a tour of the cave, which was originally discovered in 1871, and then visit the sluice, where you can forage for your own gems. Info: 610-683-6765, www.crystalcavepa.com Dutch Wonderland Family Amusement Park, Lancaster This family fun park has a range of rides for adventurers of all ages, including a water park and a monorail that encircles the whole park. Daily shows, including story time with Princess Brooke and a high-dive telling of the Frog Prince, keep visitors entertained between rides. Info: 866-386-2839, www.dutchwonderland.com Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton A research center and wildlife sanctuary created specifically for the protection of birds of prey. Visitors can learn about and observe raptors, ospreys, hawks, and more. Info: 610-756-6961, www.hawkmountain.org Hersheypark, Hershey The country’s sweetest amusement park. More than 65 rides, including 11 rollercoasters, 9 water rides, and 20 kiddie rides, ensure a good time for all. Weekly concerts and shows, as well as games and other attractions like an “old tyme” photo shop. Info: 800-HERSHEY, www.hersheypark.com Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery, Lititz Visit America’s first commercial pretzel bakery, and learn the secrets that make it so special. Tour the bakery, watch bakers hand-twisting each pretzel, and get a hands-on twisting lesson. Info: 717-626-4354, www.juliussturgis.com Land of Little Horses Farm Park, Gettysburg Get up close and personal with miniature horses and other animals. Daily events include arena performances and educational “close encounters,” during which visitors can interact with the animals directly. Info: 717334-7259, www.landoflittlehorses.com Roundtop Mountain Resort, Lewisberry Skiing, snowboarding, and tubing on 100% manufactured snow. Sixteen trails serviced by 10 lifts, plus a full resort, equipment rental, and NASTAR racing. During the warmer months, Roundtop offers paintball, ropes courses, and 18 zip lines. Info: 717-432-9631, www.skiroundtop.com Museums AACA Museum, Hershey Created by the Antique Automobile Club of America as a way to celebrate the important role that cars have played in history of the United States, the AACA Museum contains more than 100 cars, trucks, buses, and motorcycles from every era of America’s automotive history. Info: 717-566-7100, www.aacamuseum.org Appalachian Trail Museum, Gardners Located near the midway point of the famous hiking trail from Maine to Georgia, this museum documents the history of the Trail and its hikers. Info: 717-486-8126, www.atmuseum.org Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitors Center, Gettysburg National park and museum commemorating the crucial battle that was the turning point in the American Civil War. The museum is home to one of the largest collections of Civil War memorabilia in the country, as 48

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well as a library and research center for scholars and enthusiasts. Info: 717-334-1124 ext. 8023, www.nps.gov/gett Hands-on House Children’s Museum of Lancaster, Lancaster Interactive children’s museum for kids 2–10, featuring a variety of self-directed exhibits, like a machine shop, a farm, and the outdoor Mason’s Active Adventure Garden. Classes and other organized events are also available. Info: 717-569-KIDS, www.handsonhouse.org Indian Steps Museum, Airville Celebrates the culture and history of Native Americans, specifically the Algonquian, Susquehannock, and Shawnee inhabitants who lived in the Susquehanna valley in the 17th and 18th centuries. Many artifacts in the collection date as far back as 10,000 BCE. Info: 717862-3948, www.indiansteps.org Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster A collection of “the best art available,” the museum features artworks in all media from both locally and internationally known artists. Lectures, classes, and other programs also available. Info: 717-394-3497, www.lmapa.org

Festivals & Events America's Largest RV Show, Hershey The name says it all! With more than 30 acres of RVs, camping equipment, and thousands of accessories, plus educational seminars, this is a can't-miss event for RV and camping enthusiasts (Industry days: Sep 8–9; Public days: Sep 10–14). Info: 888-303-2887, www.largestrvshow.com Fall Carlisle Collector Car Swap Meet and Corral, Carlisle Buy, sell, trade, or just observe classic cars and everything automotive at one of the largest car swap meets in the country (Oct). Info: 717-243-7855, www.carlisleevents.com/events/fall-carlisle Franklin County Fair, Chambersburg Experience a traditional country fair, complete with parades of 4-H raised livestock. Entertainment, games, and a gun raffle are among the other highlights of this week-long fair (Jul). Info: 717-597-8178, www.franklincountyfair.org

National Civil War Museum, Harrisburg The largest museum in the world dedicated exclusively to the American Civil War, including more than 24,000 artifacts, manuscripts, documents, and photographs. Info: 717-260-1861, www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org

Kutztown Folk Festival, Kutztown Celebrates the unique history of 19th century PA Dutch settlers. Attendees can dance a cake-walk or watch reenactments of a hanging and a Mennonite wedding. Or just browse the hundreds of handmade quilts and enjoy the freshly baked bread and other family-style food (Jun 28–Jul 6). Info: 888-674-6136, www.kutztownfestival.com

National Toy Train Museum, Strasburg Designed to look like a Victorian Era California train station, the museum includes examples of dozens of different types of toy trains, many of which are interactive, from 1800 to the present. Info: 717-6878976, www.nttmuseum.org

Little Buffalo Festival, Newport The focus is on artistic expression and environmental awareness at this festival. Peruse handmade crafts inspired by nature, attend a tai chi workshop, or learn how to build a harp (Oct). Info: 717-567-7023, www.littlebuffalofestival.com

National Watch and Clock Museum, Columbia The largest collection of horological items in North America, containing more than 12,000 clocks, watches, and other timepieces documenting the history of time and timekeeping. Info: 717-684-8261, www.nawcc.org

Mount Gretna Outdoor Art Show, Mount Gretna Annual outdoor art festival benefiting the community of Mount Gretna. In addition to the artwork of more than 250 artists in all media, the show features live music, the community’s famous food court, and a beautiful natural setting in the woods (Aug). Info: 717-964-3270, www.mtgretnaarts.com

North Museum of Natural History and Science, Lancaster Home of Central PA’s largest planetarium, as well as permanent and rotating exhibits exploring topics from dinosaurs to space travel. More than 300,000 unique objects on display to teach visitors about biology, anthropology, geology, paleontology, and astronomy. Info: 717-291-3941, www.northmuseum.org Pennsylvania State Capitol, Harrisburg With a dome inspired by Michelangelo’s design for St. Peter’s Basilica, and other rooms that incorporate other Renaissance styles, the Capitol building is both the home of the Commonwealth’s General Assembly and a National Historic Landmark. Includes several educational exhibits. Info: 800-TOUR-N-PA, www.pacapitol.com Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Strasburg Celebrates the region’s railroad history with more than 100 train cars dating from the 19th and 20th centuries, a locomotive simulator, and model trains. Info: 717-6878628, www.rrmuseumpa.org State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg Dedicated to documenting every aspect of Pennsylvania’s history, from ancient geological events to a recreation of a Coca-Cola factory. Info: 717-787-4980, www.statemuseumpa.org Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, Harrisburg A beautiful performance space, IMAX theater, and science museum in one complex. Catch a concert from world-class performers, watch a documentary or the latest blockbuster in IMAX, or get hands-on experience with a variety of scientific exhibits. Info: 717-214-ARTS, www.whitakercenter.org

National Apple Harvest Festival, Biglerville Commemorating 50 years in 2014, this festival celebrates the annual apple harvest with all things apple, plus more than 300 arts and crafts vendors, dozens of live entertainers, antique car displays, and more (Oct). Info: 717-677-9413, www.appleharvest.com Pennsylvania Farm Show, Harrisburg The largest indoor agricultural show in the country. Rodeos, contests, and a bounty of locally grown food (Jan 4–11). Info: 717-787-5373, www.farmshow.state.pa.us Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, Manheim Transports visitors to 16th century England, where they can socialize with pirates, jesters, and even Queen Elizabeth I herself! A variety of live entertainment, including jousting, juggling, and music, as well as period-appropriate food and drink, make this event a truly immersive experience (weekends, Aug–Oct). Info: 717-665-7021, www.parenfaire.com Perry County Community Fair, Newport Traditional county fair, featuring contests, animals, games, live entertainment, and rides. Participate in the annual chili cook-off, attend the crowning of Miss Perry County Fair, or watch the swine weigh-in (Aug 19–23). Info: 717-567-6779, www.pecofair.org York Fair, York Older than the United States itself, the York Fair (founded in 1765) includes all the hallmarks of an oldfashioned country fair, as well as unique attractions like helicopter rides, camel rides, an animal birthing center, and strongman competitions (Sep). Info: 717-848-2596, www.yorkfair.org


FILLED WITH HISTORY AND ADVENTURE, Eastern PA is home to the country’s “most historic square mile” as well as some of its most scenic wildlife, from Upstate PA and the Poconos to the Greater Philadelphia Area and the Lehigh Valley. The Pocono Mountains and the Endless Mountains include a staggering number of beautiful parks, from the geological masterpiece of Lehigh Gorge State Park to the breathtaking Boulder Field at Hickory Run State Park, while elsewhere in the region you will find the architectural-horticultural wonders of Longwood Gardens. Eastern PA’s numerous world-class museums examine not only the past, but also the exciting possibilities of the future, whether that’s the medical advances documented at the Mütter Museum or the budding scientific minds engaged by the activities at the Da Vinci Science Center and the Franklin Institute. The Electric City (Scranton) and America’s first capital (Philadelphia) connect visitors with Pennsylvania’s rich industrial and political history, while the Yuengling Brewery provides a taste of comestible history, as the oldest brewery in America. Whether you head to the mountains for a day of skiing or to the craps tables at Mohegan Sun, Eastern PA has the perfect escape for everyone.

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Upstate PA/Pocono Mountains Attractions Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark, Tannersville Family water park set amid the beautiful scenery of the Poconos. More than 30 water rides, plus rock-climbing, a mountain coaster, ziplines, and other adventures for every age (Open May–Sep). Info: 570-629-1662, www.camelbeach.com Carousel Water & Fun Park, Beach Lake This self-described “big little” amusement park packs hours of family fun into a small package. Miniature golf, go-carts, water slides, and more. (Open May–Sep). Info: 570-729-7532, www.carousel-park.com Claws ‘N’ Paws Wild Animal Park, Lake Ariel Get up close and personal with alligators, deer, parrots, and more than 120 other animals at this petting zoo and animal park. Daily shows are offered, as well as the opportunity to feed and interact with some of the animals. Info: 570-698-6154, www.clawsnpaws.com Costa’s Family Fun Park, Hawley A family destination featuring a range of fun rides, from bumper boats to batting cages, water slides to driving ranges. Free admission (Open Jun–Oct). Info: 570-2268585, www.costasfamilyfunpark.com The Crossings Premium Outlets, Tannersville Save on upscale name-brand and premium products at 100 outlet stores. Many stores offer discounts up to 65%. Info: 570-629-4650, www.premiumoutlets.com/thecrossings Hickory Run State Park, White Haven Home to Boulder Field, a National Natural Landmark, this 16,000-acre park offers 44 miles of hiking, plus hunting grounds, numerous fishing and camping spots, and a disc golf course. Orienteering courses are also provided, as well as numerous geocaches. Cross-country

skiing and snowmobiling are available in the winter. Info: 570-443-0400, www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/ findapark/hickoryrun/index.htm Jack Frost Mountain, Blakeslee With 21 trails (and a total vertical drop of 600 ft), Jack Frost offers skiing, snowboarding, and tubing opportunities for all skill levels. The mountain is part of a joint resort with nearby Big Boulder Ski Area, which has devoted 50% of its area to terrain parks. Info: 570-4438425, www.jfbb.com Lake Wallenpaupack, Hawley Built as a hydroelectric project, this 13-mile long lake offers fishing, boating, and picnic areas on its four islands. Hiking and camping areas are available on the lake’s 52-mile shore. Info: 570-226-3191, www.hawleywallenpaupackcc.com Lehigh Gorge State Park, White Haven In a deep gorge carved by a river, visitors will find 30 miles of hiking and biking trails along an abandoned railroad grade, as well as hunting and fishing areas. The river itself boasts class II and III whitewater rapids. Info: 570-443-0400, www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/ findapark/lehighgorge/index.htm Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, Wilkes-Barre Whatever your game is, you can find it at Mohegan Sun, including nearly 2,300 slot machines and electronic games, plus blackjack, roulette, craps, and the annual Breeders Crown horse race. Also home to shopping, weekly live entertainment, and a luxury hotel. Info: 888-WIN-IN-PA, www.mohegansunpocono.com Pocono Environmental Education Center, Dingmans Ferry Nature park devoted to promoting a holistic understanding of the natural world through educational programs and hands-on learning in a “200,000 acre classroom”. Special programs available for families and other groups. Info: 570-828-2310, www.peec.org

Pocono Snake and Animal Farm, East Stroudsburg Home to a variety of animals, from a 150-year-old snapping turtle, to Blackbeary, a very friendly black bear. Children and adults can interact with and even feed many of the exotic and unusual animals. Info: 570-2238653, www.poconoanimals.com Skytop Lodge, Skytop Located at the base of West Mountain, this beautiful 5,500-acre resort offers a range of exciting experiences. It is home to both an outdoor adventure center and several world-class restaurants, a place where visitors can bask in the beauty of the Poconos from poolside, or take a peaceful hike around the historic grounds. Info: 855-345-7759, www.skytop.com Yuengling Brewery, Pottsville Tour the country’s oldest operating brewery, and see the original caves used to keep the fermenting beer cool in the days before refrigeration. Learn about the history of this family-owned and –operated business and then enjoy one of their delicious brews. Info: 570-622-4141, www.yuengling.com/breweries/pottsville Museums Antoine Dutot Museum and Gallery, Delaware Water Gap Art gallery and history museum housed in a 19thcentury school house. Historical exhibits focus on local history. Info: 570-476-4240, www.dutotmuseum.com Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary and Glass Museum, White Mills A 600-acre wooded wildlife preserve, with miles of hiking/cross-country skiing trails. The Sanctuary is home to the Dorflinger Glass Museum, which preserves more than 900 glass artifacts created in White Mills, and also hosts the annual Wildflower Music Festival. Info: 570253-1185, www.dorflinger.org 2014 | EXPLORE Pennsylvania

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Eckley Miners’ Village Mining Museum, Weatherly Visit and explore a genuine relic of the American Industrial Revolution. This planned town that once housed anthracite coal miners is now dedicated to preserving their story. Tours available. Info: 570-6362070, www.eckleyminersvillagemuseum.com Electric City Trolley Station and Museum, Scranton Celebrating Scranton’s pioneering electric trolley line, this museum explores the history of trolleys. Interactive exhibits, artifacts, and trolley rides await curious visitors. Info: 570-963-6590, www.ectma.org/museum.html Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science and Art, Scranton Collects more than 60,000 specimens documenting Pennsylvania’s natural history, including the largest collection of birds in NE Pennsylvania. The museum is also home to a variety of artworks, many focusing on nature. Info: 570-346-7186, www.everhart-museum.org No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum, Lansford Travel by train 1,600 feet into the heart of a former coal mine, and learn what life was like for the miners during its hundred-year history. The museum also includes mining equipment and artifacts on display. Info: 570645-7074, www.no9mine.com Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum & Iron Furnaces, Scranton Get an intimate perspective on the lives of Pennsylvanians who lived during the height of the coal and railroad booms. View historical artifacts, and tour the iron furnaces that, in 1865, were responsible for the largest U.S. iron output to date. Info: 570-963-4804, www.anthracitemuseum.org Sculpted Ice Works Factory Tour and Natural Ice Harvest Museum, Lakeville This museum preserves the history of the ice harvest industry, once a pillar of the Poconos economy. Also home to custom ice sculptures, which visitors can view in-production. Info: 570-226-6246, www.sculptediceworks.com Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton Built on the former railroad yards, Steamtown NHS seeks to preserve the storied history of the rail industry. Guided tours, educational films, rotating exhibits, and train rides available. Info: 888-693-9391, www.nps.gov/stea Tioga Point Museum, Athens Eclectic historical museum, collecting approximately 14,000 Native American artifacts, as well as Samurai weaponry, Revolutionary War memorabilia, rare books, and more. Many exhibits focus on local history. Info: 570-888-7225, www.tiogapointmuseum.com Wyalusing Valley Museum, Wyalusing Museum dedicated to the rich history of the Wyalusing Valley region. Exhibits include war memorabilia, farming implements, and a historic fire engine. Info: 570-7463979, www.wyalusingmuseum.com Zane Grey Museum, Lackawaxen Part of the National Park Service’s Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Park, the former home of Lackawaxen-based Western author Zane Grey is now a museum dedicated to his life and work. Visitors can see photographs, manuscripts, and other artifacts related to his writing. Info: 570-685-4871, www.nps.gov/upde Festivals & Events Autumn Timber Festival, East Stroudsburg A unique fall event at Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, featuring lumberjack demonstrations, performing dogs, and chainsaw sculpting demonstrations. Attendees can enjoy the beautiful colors of the changing foliage surrounding them while taking in a concert or

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patronizing one of the many food and craft vendors (Oct). Info: 570-421-7231, www.shawneemt.com/s_autumntimberfestival.html Endless Mountains Maple Festival, Troy Celebrate the annual maple harvest with this two-day festival featuring pancake-eating contests, tractor shows, and of course, maple products judging (Apr). Info: 570297-3648, www.maplefestivalpa.com Great Brews Classic Beer Festival at Split Rock Resort, Lake Harmony Two-day beer-tasting festival, featuring seminars and classes from beer experts, live music, and a variety of food vendors. Overnight packages available (Nov). Info: 800-255-7625, www.splitrockresort.com/beers.asp Pennsylvania Apple ‘n’ Cheese Festival, Canton Celebrating 25 years in 2014, this annual festival features every possible variety of apple-based food, plus wine and cheese tastings, crafts demonstrations, live music, and art shows (Oct). Info: 570-673-7222, www.paapplecheese.com Pennsylvania State Laurel Festival, Wellsboro Held annually to commemorate the blooming of the Pennsylvania state flower, the Mountain Laurel. The festival includes a two-hour parade, arts and crafts fairs, bicycle and foot races, and the crowning of the State Laurel Queen (Jun). Info: 570-724-1926, www.wellsboropa.com/461-pa-state-laurel-festival

Philadelphia & Its Countryside/ Lehigh Valley Attractions Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve, New Hope More than 800 varieties of native plants thrive on this 134-acre preserve. Tours are available covering many different aspects of the preserve, tailored to groups’ needs and the season. Picnic areas also available. Info: 215-862-2924, www.bhwp.org Bucks County River Country, Point Pleasant Rent kayaks, canoes, inner tubes, and rafts, and experience the beauty of the Delaware River first-hand. Info: 215-297-5000, www.rivercountry.net Crayola Experience, Easton Home of the world’s largest crayon, plus four floors of fun activities for kids. Kids can mix up their own Crayola crayon, or create a digital movie from their own drawings. The top floor is dedicated to projects utilizing melted crayons. Info: 610-515-8000, www.crayolaexperience.com Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, Easton Historic and picturesque trail walking trail covering 165 miles, through the Commonwealth’s Delaware, Lehigh, and Wyoming Valleys. The Corridor passes through numerous historically significant sites touching on Pennsylvania’s rich industrial, governmental, and natural history. Info: 610-923-3548, www.delawareandlehigh.org Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom, Allentown More than 100 exciting rides, from the 200-foot drop of the Dominator to a 1921 antique carousel. The park is also home to the kids’ park Planet Snoopy and the Dinosaurs Alive adventure park, and Wildwater Kingdom, which includes more than 30 water rides. Info: 610-395-3724, www.dorneypark.com Edgar Allen Poe National Historic Site, Philadelphia A national historic site recognizing the contributions of Edgar Allen Poe to the worlds of poetry and fiction. Located in Poe’s former Philadelphia home, the museum presents the writer’s work from many different angles, and allows visitors to experience classic works in a new light. Info: 215-597-8780, www.nps.gov/edal

Historic Bethlehem, Bethlehem A network of museums and historic sites celebrating the 300-year history of the town of Bethlehem, focusing on both the Native Americans and Moravians who have called the town home. Classes, tours, and special events. Info: 610-882-0450, www.historicbethlehem.org Independence National Historical Park, Philadelphia Home of the Liberty Bell, the Benjamin Franklin Museum, and Independence Hall, site of the historic signing of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. The park also features numerous historic documents and artifacts from the founding of the United States. Info: 215-965-2305, www.nps.gov/inde King of Prussia Mall, King of Prussia More than 400 stores, including designer and luxury brands, a movie theater, and diverse dining options. Info: 610-265-5727, www.simon.com/mall/king-of-prussia-mall Lehigh Valley Wine Trail, Lehigh County Eight award-winning, family-owned wineries in a recently declared American Viticultural Area. Stop in for a taste of their signature wines, including approximately 50 made from the Chambourcin grape. Info: www.lehighvalleywinetrail.com Lehigh Valley Zoo, Schnecksville Voted “Best Family Day Trip” by the readers of The Morning Call in 2012, this zoo is home to nearly 300 animals and offers numerous hands-on activities to help visitors understand and appreciate the diverse wildlife. Paddleboats and horse-drawn carriage rides also available. Info: 610-799-4171, www.lvzoo.org Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square Committed to “making the impossible possible,” this 1,077-acre public garden is a marriage of natural and architectural beauty. Educational programs for all ages are offered, and three world-class venues present a variety of live performances of classical, jazz, dance, and more throughout the year. Info: 610-388-1000, www.longwoodgardens.org Peddler’s Village, Lahaska Stroll through more than 70 shops and restaurants in this Colonial-style village, or spend a weekend in the Golden Plough Inn, where old-world charm meets modern convenience. Info: 215-794-4000, www.peddlersvillage.com Philadelphia Zoo, Philadelphia Opened in 1874, the Philadelphia Zoo was the nation’s first, and is still one of its best. Home to more than 1,300 animals, with a focus on rare and endangered animals. Special features include a 10-minute hot air balloon ride over the zoo, camel rides, and the handcarved Amazon Rainforest carousel. Info: 215-243-1100, www.philadelphiazoo.org QVC Studio Tour, West Chester See the inner workings of a cutting-edge television studio, and discover the secrets behind the popular TV shopping channel QVC on this guided tour. Info: 800600-9900, www.qvc.com/VisitTour.content.html Sesame Place, Langhorne Roller coasters, water rides, and live performances by your favorite Sesame Street characters. Special events throughout the year. Info: 866-GO-4-ELMO, www.sesameplace.com Spring Mountain Adventures, Spring Mount With six lifts, eight trails, including one double-diamond (“Most Difficult”), two terrain parks, and two tubing runs, Spring Mountain is the perfect mountain for beginners and experts alike. Ziplines, bike courses, rock climbing, and more offered during the summer months. Info: 888-304-5044, www.springmountainadventures.com


Valley Forge National Historical Park, Valley Forge More than simply the spot where General George Washington laid his head during the American Revolution; Valley Forge was where the Continental Army became a cohesive and formidable fighting force. Self-directed, guided, and trolley tours available, with scheduled reenactments. Info: 610-783-1099, www.nps.gov/vafo MUSEUMS The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia The country’s oldest Natural History museum, famous for its 2-floor dinosaur exhibit and live butterfly room. Other exhibits showcase the Academy’s ongoing scientific work. The Academy’s Ewell Sale Stewart Library is among the most extensive natural history libraries in the world. Info: 215-299-1000, www.ansp.org The African American Museum in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum examining the African-American experience, focusing specifically on the African Diaspora, the Philadelphia Story, and the Contemporary Narrative. Notable topics covered in the museum’s collections and exhibitions include Martin Luther King Jr. and Motown group The Supremes. Info: 215-574-0380, www.aampmuseum.org Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford Concentrating on American art generally, and the art of the Brandywine specifically, the Brandywine River Museum houses an internationally renowned collection of illustrations, landscapes, still lifes, and portraits, in a converted gristmill building. Educational programs available for children, families, and adults. Info: 610388-2700, www.brandywinemuseum.org Da Vinci Science Center, Allentown Hands-on science exhibits for curious seekers of all ages. Learn about physics by riding inside a working gyroscope, or discover engineering principles by controlling a large robot dinosaur. More than 10,000 square feet of exhibits, plus special programs, make this a fun and educational experience for all visitors. Info: 484-664-1002, www.davincisciencecenter.org Franklin Institute, Philadelphia Embodying the spirit of Benjamin Franklin, this museum seeks to inspire and excite people of all ages about the possibilities of science. From the Kid Science section to the physical challenges of The Sports Challenge, this museum approaches science from a variety of angles in order to engage visitors. Info: 215-448-1200, www2.fi.edu Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia The maritime history of the Delaware River and Bay comes alive, through interactive programs, vast collections of maritime artifacts, and in-depth tours of the historic ships themselves. Info: 215-413-8655, www.phillyseaport.org Insectarium, Inc., Philadelphia See live and mounted insects and spiders at Philly’s only all-arthropod museum. Discover the secret lives of the bugs all around us, interact with them, and even become one in a giant human-made spider web replica. Info: 215-335-9500, www.myinsectarium.com James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown Home to more than 2,500 artworks reflecting the diversity of artistic output from the Bucks County area, including a permanent collection focusing on the Bucks County Landscape. The museum is also the home of Pennsylvania’s premier collection of Impressionist paintings. Info: 215-340-9800, www.michenerartmuseum.org Museum of Indian Culture, Allentown Learn about the history and culture of the Lenape and other First Peoples from the Northeast Woodland region

and beyond. Collections include artifacts from various Native American nations. Classes available in basketweaving, canning, and other skills. Info: 610-797-2121, www.museumofindianculture.org Mütter Museum, Philadelphia Museum of medical history, documenting the science of disease, diagnosis, and the eccentricities of the human body. Exhibitions focus on blood, bones, and the medicinal properties of plants, among other topics. Info: 215-563-3737, www.collegeofphysicians.org/mutter-museum National Constitution Center, Philadelphia Dedicated to the preservation of and education about the U.S. Constitution. The museum encourages visitors to participate in exhibits—such as deciding famous supreme court cases and taking the presidential oath of office—as an illustration of the participation necessary in a constitutional democracy. Info: 215-409-6600, www.constitutioncenter.org Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia With more than 227,000 objects dating back as far as 3000 BCE, and new objects being added every year, the Philadelphia Museum of Art represents one of the most extensive and varied collections in the country, with everything from medieval arms and armor to contemporary photography. Info: 215-763-8100, www.philamuseum.org

Festivals & Events Bethlehem Musikfest, Bethlehem Free 10-day music festival, featuring more than 500 performances across 14 stages in a range of styles and genres, including classical, reggae, and rock. Fireworks, food, and crafts vendors complete the event (Aug). Info: 610-332-1300, www.musikfest.org The Great Allentown Fair, Allentown Long-running fair celebrating the importance of farming, with rides, games, live performances, and food from around the world. Trade shows at the fair focus on everything from antique trains to children’s clothes (Aug 26–Sep 1). Info: 610-433-7541, www.allentownfairpa.org Philadelphia Folk Festival, Schwenksville Longest-running folk music festival in the country, featuring both traditional and modern acts. Other activities at the festival include sing-alongs and other participatory musical acts, jugglers, and crafts shows (Aug 15–17). Info: 800-556-FOLK, www.pfs.org/folk-festival Philadelphia International Flower Show, Philadelphia Built around a different playful theme each year, the Philadelphia International Flower Show is the largest and oldest flower show in the world. With a range of specimens, including newly bred plants each year, in a variety of artistic displays, this show is a delight for plant lovers, gardeners, and horticultural hobbyists (Mar). Info: 215-988-8800, www.theflowershow.com

Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia Encourages learning through play on two floors of hands-on activities in eight “zones” of experience, including “City Capers” and “River Adventures.” The Playhouse Theater, Music and Movement, and Art programs provide further avenues for creative learning. Info: 215-581-3181, PRVCA Trade www.pleasetouchmuseum.org Ad 2014_4 color TL Ad 04 8/13/13 2:29 PM Page 1

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