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Table of Contents

Pennsylvania Recreation Vehicle and Camping Association

4000 Trindle Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011 717-303-0295 · 888-303-2887 Fax 717-303-0297 www.prvca.org

Executive Vice President Rebecca Lenington Finance Director Therese Finney Marketing & Education Director Heather Sheerer Membership & Operations Director Russell Hatterer Marketing & Education Assistant Megan McClain Receptionist Stephanie Via Graphic Design / Show Installation Ray Wherley Advertising New Dimensions Advertising Legal Counsel McNees, Wallace & Nurick

Everyone's in on RVing Luxury Meets Affordability For a Taste of RV Life--RENT Keep Watching for Elk RVing: The Healthy Choice 5 Ways to Assist the RV Service Facility Celebrity Scoop Win at your Own Tailgate Scenic Trips Traveler's Must-Haves Membership Directory & Consumer Guide Focus on Western PA Focus on Central PA Focus on Eastern PA PA Visitor's Bureaus

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Pennsylvania Resources

1-888-PA-PARK For General Travel & Tourism Information For State Parks reservations and information. www.pawilds.com www.visitpa.com 717-783-7941 For information on state forests, including maps and camping. 2008 · Explore Pennsylvania · 1

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Everyone's in on

RVing!

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RV travel is an ideal way to strengthen family bonds weakened by the hectic daily lives of American families. Adventure, learning, convenience and affordability make it increasingly popular with parents looking for vacation options that will appeal to every family member.

Family bonding

"At home we often don't get the chance to sit down and eat dinner together," said Christine Loomis, author of Fodor's Family Adventures travel guide. "When we travel in an RV, we eat and talk together every day." RV owners surveyed by Robert Hitlin Associates cited bringing the family closer together, having new experiences and teaching a respect of nature as the most important benefits of family RV camping. Of those who camped as children, 95 percent said it had a positive effect on their adult lives, helping them develop an appreciation for the outdoors and insight into different people and places. "Today's family is typically overscheduled and stressed-out. There's no better way for a family to reconnect and get away from life's daily hassles than by and RV vacation," said Pat McClure, chairman of the board of the Pennsylvania Recreation Vehicle and Camping Association (PRVCA). Even on the spur-of-the-moment, families can hop in their RVs to enjoy common interests, outdoor sports and learning opportunities.

Like home ­ but more exciting

For long excursions or weekend getaways, RVs provide families with the conveniences of home on the road. The drive to the campground becomes part of the fun, especially with young children. Sleeping quarters, kitchens, dining areas and bathrooms are readily accessible, eliminating the need to look for rest areas and restaurants and making the trip more relaxing. Best of all, the kids will never get bored. In the U.S. alone, more than 16,000 campgrounds cater to RV travelers and are frequently located near popular tourist attractions and historical sites. And because you're not shelling out half of your vacation budget on a hotel room, you and your family can eat out and visit more attractions without feeling guilty! How's that for freedom and flexibility? Back at the campground, swimming pools, recreation centers, area tours, evening entertainment, snack bars and camp stores are fairly standard offerings. It's like a resort vacation without the all the resort price tags. And, after a day of sightseeing, families can return to their RVs, cook their favorite meals at leisure

and relax in a comfortable and familiar atmosphere.

The retirement years

A new generation of active older Americans is embracing RVs as the ideal way to travel conveniently and affordably. Seniors find today's RVs make travel and camping comfortable and extremely accommodating, even for those with physical restrictions.

Life to its fullest

"RVing is a fun and economical way to see this country and meet new people," said former AARP spokesperson Hal Norvell. "Midlife and older adults want to expand their experiences through travel, and RVs are a very convenient and hasslefree alternative in today's travel climate." RV travelers enjoy home comforts like queen-size beds and central air and heat. Many of these "condos-on-wheels" have slide-out rooms that expand the interior space by about one-third at the push of a button. On-board closets and storage space eliminate the need to pack, unpack and carry bulky suitcases. Fully-equipped kitchens help older RVers follow special

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Seasonal sites

Many families have discovered the affordable benefits of investing in a seasonal or "permanent" site at a campground of their choice. Seasonal sites usually run about $2,000 to $4,000 a year ­ a fraction of the cost of a vacation home or initial timeshare purchase. Seasonal sites can be fashioned with any type of towable trailer or even showcase luxurious, home-like park trailers. Decks, patios and landscaping make seasonal sites a true home-away-from-home, while

the campground amenities and activities make for a neat resortlike feel. Retirees are even seeing the benefits of simplifying life and downsizing into a park trailer. Such park trailer communities have cropped up throughout the country and state, making them a great option for those looking for a second home or a smaller, retirement spot. For more information about the park trailer industry, visit www.rptia.com.

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percent of people age 55 and up own an RV.

Easy on the budget

In addition to the comfort and flexibility of RV traveling, seniors, especially those on fixed incomes, appreciate the affordability factor. According to a vacation cost comparison study by PKF Consulting, an internationally recognized consulting firm with expertise in travel and tourism, RV owners can spend up to 74 percent less on RV trips compared to similar vacations involving planes, cars, hotels and restaurants ­ even after factoring in ownership costs. Average campground fees of approximately $23 ­ significantly less than the $92 average hotel cost ­ account for much of the savings. Now that's music to a retiree's ears!

diets and vacation more economically by avoiding fast-food eateries and high-priced restaurants.

Social activity abounds

RV travel fosters a sense of community, offering mature travelers a valuable network of friends who share common interests. Especially popular among seniors are camping clubs, which provide an active social network on the road. Camping clubs hold annual conventions, regional rallies, campouts and other events to bring RVers together. Often clubs form around a particular manufacturer brand with additional sponsorship from the representing dealer network. Whether for impromptu getaways or "snowbird" trips to warmer climates, older RVers enjoy RV parks and campgrounds with expanded facilities offering activities like golf, tennis, exercise classes, crafts and social events. On the road, many seniors use their RVs as guesthouses while visiting friends and family and pursuing hobbies ranging from antiquing to sightseeing.

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Become a "workamper"

Some, like Pat Pinsler, 78, of Lebanon County, call their RV home for most of the year. From mid-November to the end of March, Pinsler travels in her 30' Class A Motorhome to Florida where she earns a free seasonal site at Lake Manatee State Park in exchange for 20 hours of volunteer work every week. Hundreds of state, national and private campgrounds welcome "workamper"

situations, and many seniors are eager to participate. Pinsler says she mainly works outdoors, splitting up trees into firewood for the campers, making wood chips and trimming back bushes along the trails. "It let's me be outside, and that's where I want to be," said Pinsler, who has been enjoying this win-win situation for the past nine years. It also saves her roughly $500-$600 a month ­ the cost of a seasonal site at the park ­ and lets her be close to her grandchildren who live nearby. "I'm a roamer and an explorer," said Pinsler, whose Septembers and Octobers are spent traveling to various parts of America. "I just love exploring our country." For more information about becoming a "workamper," log onto www.workamper.com or call (501) 362-2637. I

Trips and Treats

Try these daring day trips that are sure to leave you with goose bumps.

Somerset ­ Johnstown Inclined Plane ­ If you are afraid of heights, then that alone may be your biggest fear of this trip. Built in 1891 after the tragic Johnstown Flood, it offers a gorgeous view of the valley below. But on July 10, 1902, 112 coal miners lost their lives near the Johnstown Inclined Plane. Since then, people have reported seeing the ghost of a coal miner on the trail. Others have seen two miners holding their lunch buckets and standing at the base of the incline. Info: (814) 536-1816 Gettysburg ­ Town of Gettysburg and Battlefield ­ If stepping onto the same ground where thousands of soldiers lost their lives for freedom isn't eerie enough, take a stroll down the historic streets and alley ways of Gettysburg.At night, venture alone or join a guided candlelight tour and be told of the many haunted tales and horrific stories of one of the

bloodiest battles in America's history. Once the hairs on the back of your neck lay down again, you can regroup with the living at the many quaint shops and dining establishments throughout town. Info: (717) 334-2100

Pennsylvania is home to history richly filled with wartime tales of national significance, revolutionary events and infamous individual and group achievements. Some are well preserved and honored today, and others simply buried and forgotten. Many see historic places as charming and beautiful. Others see them as gatherings for the supernatural or home to ghostly spirits of day's gone bye. With old things come the unexplained, the unusual and downright frightful. If you favor freaky frenzies and spooky spots, Pennsylvania's a scream dream.

Philadelphia ­ Eastern State Penitentiary - A gothic, castle-like structure built in 1829 - was once home to characters such as Al Capone and Willie Sutton. Ghosts at this abandoned prison include illfated prisoners and a phantom guard who appears in the guard tower. The prison also puts on a spectacular Halloween celebration that takes visitors through five cell blocks and the central rotunda, all enhanced by tremendous special effects. Regular tours are Wednesdays - Sundays and children must be at least 7 years of age to be able to wear the mandatory hard hats provided for the tour. Info: (215) 236-5111

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Travel Appeal: Luxury meets

affordability

RV trips remain the least expensive type of vacation, according to a new study comparing vacation costs. PKF Consulting states that "typical RV family vacations are on average 26 to 74 percent less expensive than other types of vacations studied." Even factoring in RV ownership and fuel costs, the study revealed that RV vacations are more economical than those taken by personal car, commercial airline or cruise ship. "RVing allows families to take an affordable vacation and still have the flexibility they desire. Not only does RVing cost less than other typical vacations, it gives you the ability to pick up and go whenever you want," said Pat McClure, chairman of the board of the Pennsylvania Recreation Vehicle and Camping Association (PRVCA). Vacations using a personal car, staying in hotels and eating in restaurants ­ the least expensive of the non-RV travel options ­ were found to be 36 percent more costly on average than going by RV. The study showed, for example, that a family of four traveling from Washington, D.C., to Dennis Port, Mass., for 10 days with their folding camping trailer in tow, staying in campgrounds for the local average of $25 per night, would save 54 percent, or $1,696, over the same trip taken by car, staying in hotels averaging $120 per night and eating in restaurants. The same vacation by motorhome would cost $974, or 34 percent, less. Shorter getaways were also found to be more economical by RV. For example, a family taking a three-day vacation from Pittsburgh, Penn. to Lancaster, Penn. would save $271 ­ or 31 percent ­ by towing a conventional travel trailer, rather than going by car, staying in hotels and eating in restaurants. The savings would be even greater ­ $1,049 or 62.2 percent ­ for families taking the same trip by motorhome rather than flying. In addition to major expenditures required from the start to finish of each vacation, PKF factored in an estimated cost of ownership of the RVs analyzed. Research included documenting average ownership periods, residual values, annual days of use, insurance and applicable IRS interest deductions for second-home mortgages.

This RV Is Too BIG.

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Right!

Get away at a moment's notice -- and take the comforts of home right along with you, including all of your favorite gear. If you like going places and doing things, you'll love RVing. These versatile vehicles are perfect for camping, for exploring our national parks and scenic byways, for tailgating, for weekend excursions -- and so much more.

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to $400,000

Type A Motor Homes

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to $65,000

Conventional Travel Trailers

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5th Wheel Travel Trailers

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Truck Campers

RVing Still Cuts Costs

RVing is the least expensive mode of travel, even when fuel prices rise. RVers save on meals by preparing food with portable grills or kitchen-equipped RVs. New research demonstrates that RV trips are less expensive than flying, taking a cruise, and driving a car or taking a train/bus and staying in a hotel. RVers have the flexibility and freedom of adjusting their travel plans to cut costs. Mini-vacations closer to home are growing in popularity among RVers. Whether they travel five or 500 miles, RVers enjoy quality vacation time and value.

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to $13,000

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For a taste of RV life ­

Rent!

Just because you don't own your own recreational vehicle, that doesn't mean you have to be left out of the wonderful world of RVing. Renting a recreational vehicle is surging in popularity, travel experts say. Recreational Vehicle Rental Association (RVRA) members report significant growth in domestic rentals since 2002.The RV rental business is now a more than $350 million industry and grew by 34 percent in 2004. Harried travelers want to escape from lengthy airport waits, security searches, heavy luggage and jumping from hotel to hotel."Americans love RVs because they provide freedom, flexibility and control," said Richard Coon, president of Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA.). "Whether RV owners travel five or 500 miles, they enjoy all the amenities and benefits that RVing offers.There's no substitute for the great family memories that come from vacationing in an RV," says Coon.

Travel with ease

Travel agents, too, are advising consumers to try RV rentals because of their appeal in today's climate. NBC Today travel editor Peter Greenberg declared RV rentals "affordable and attractive for a lot of families. [It] is less traumatic than schlepping two kids and luggage through the security gauntlet of airports. An RV has plenty of room for everyone's stuff," Greenberg pointed out. Travelers are finding it easier to rent RVs year-round ­ for a weekend, entire week or even longer. Today more than 460 national rental outlets offer state-of-the art, late model year RVs in a range of sizes and styles.

Cutting costs

Affordability is another advantage of RV rentals, which are generally less expensive than other vacation types. RV rental rates vary by season, region and unit

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size. Motorhomes, the most common rental model, are typically $90 to $200 per day; folding camping trailers and travel trailers run $28 to $85 per day. Package deals of three to seven days often include mileage and reduce the per-day rate.

The rental process

Because of the heightened demand for RV rentals, experts advise making reservations well in advance. Special tour packages offer such benefits as one-way rentals, off-season rates, guided escorts, campground discounts, and airline and railway connections. Vacationers interested in renting an RV should check their Yellow Pages under "Recreation Vehicles ­ Renting and Leasing." Or visit rvra.org for a searchable online Rental Directory of more than 340 rental companies. For a list of rental locations in your area of Pennsylvania, turn to page 35 of the Membership & Consumer Directory.

repair networks and toll-free renters' assistance lines. RV rentals are ideal for families who enjoy RVing but don't want the commitment of ownership. But the opportunity to try-before-you-buy is also attracting considerable consumer attention. An extended test-drive with the family often helps prospective buyers determine which RV type best suits their needs. Order a free RV "getting started" DVD or CD-ROM at 1-888-Go RVing or GoRVing.com. Surf the Web site for lists of Go RVing dealers and campgrounds in your area, as well as RV shows, publications, rental sources and clubs. I

Why Rent?

Renting an RV is a great way for prospective RV buyers to take an RV on an extended "test drive" with their families and belongings. Rentals give prospective buyers the opportunity to try various types of RVs and learn from actual experience which one is best suited to their particular needs. When you rent an RV, you have the flexibility to make your own travel schedule as you travel in complete comfort. Rentals are the answer for families who already know and enjoy the RV lifestyle but don't want the responsibility of ownership.

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Rental perks

Operating an RV is easier than many newcomers think. No special license is required for the vast majority of RVs. Automatic transmission, power brakes and steering are typical equipment in today's vehicles. With proper attention to the difference in vehicle size, height and weight, safe, experienced car drivers will take quickly to the pleasure of being behind the wheel of an RV. RV rental dealers fully instruct customers how to operate their units. For an additional fee, some provide housekeeping packages that include linens, cookware and other necessities for life on the road. Larger dealerships operate extensive emergency

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Keep Watching

For Elk

It's a distinctive bugle which starts with low bellowing calls, climbs to high level screeching or whistling, and is followed by deep grunting. A true signal that mating season is in full swing for Pennsylvania's elk herd. Calls can be heard echoing harmoniously throughout the peaceful valleys and forests of Penn's Woods.They leave you in pure wonderment and wanting a peek of the elk.

Chances of witnessing these massive beasts that roam throughout Pennsylvania's Elk and Cameron counties are very good. They can be difficult to miss, considering they are the second largest member of the deer family (the moose being the largest); mature male elk or bulls reach an impressive 600­1,000 pounds. Located along State Route 555 in Elk County, the town of Benezette -- considered the heart of Pennsylvania elk country -- is home to the largest herd of free-roaming elk east of the Rockies. Benezette residents welcome the four-legged wild creatures into the back yards and around town. Public viewing areas are prominent and easily accessible in the area. Wildlife, lodging and dining options abound. To reach the public elk viewing area,travel north along Winslow Hill Road for 3.5 miles from the town of Benezette. Follow the signs to the viewing area. Elk can also be seen along the roadways in the freeroaming herd range. Another favored viewing area for elk watchers is the Moore Hill area in Cameron County.

When To Go

If you want to get up close and personal with this social creature, the best time to go is during September and

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October (mating season). Find them grazing the range, open streams and areas of forest clear cuts with new vegetation. To maximize your chances of spotting elk, go an hour or two after dawn or just before dusk, when elk are most active. Remember to share the road. Many elk watchers go to the area to get a glimpse of this remarkable beast. Roads are sometimes curvy and narrow. It's important to respect other watchers and pass-through drivers and to avoid trespassing on the locals' property. Do not feed the elk; it is illegal to do so in the state.

Snack On This

Elk are considered grazers, eating a variety of grasses. Pennsylvania elk seem to prefer aspen, red maple, fire cherry and blackberry.They also leaf through oak, striped maple, black cherry, June berry and witch hazel.When their streams or springs freeze, they eat snow.

visitation and distribute travelers across the region. The sites provide parking and alternatives to viewing elk and other wildlife along the area's highways. The route is just off I-80, so you can start your trip from the west at PA Route 153 or from the east at PA Route 144. Pennsylvania's elk range covers approximately 835 square miles. This range

Where To Go

Here's just a sample of some of the best places to have a great wildlife viewing experience in Elk Country. Winslow Hill is the most visited elk viewing site with two established viewing areas and off-road parking. A handicapped parking area provides maximum access to the viewing location. Portable sanitation facilities also are available, but they do not have running water or safe drinking water. At the covered amphitheater, educational programs are presented during the fall. An education center with literature and displays of native wildlife is staffed on weekends starting in late August and remains open until late October. Hicks Run is a viewing area located along Route 555 approximately 12 miles east of Benezette. It provides off-road parking, but no other facilities. A covered, handicap accessible viewing area provides an exceptional opportunity to watch the elk undetected as they feed on the surrounding foliage. On-site informational kiosks provide information to viewers. Elk Scenic Drive is a 127-mile route through the region, with ample signage leading the way. Twenty-three viewing sites along the Elk Scenic Drive are being established to promote safe and easy

includes sections of Elk, Cameron, Clearfield, Clinton and Potter counties.

Happy travels and happy watching!

For more information about the Elk Scenic Drive or about elk, visit the Elk Herd section at www.pagreatoutdoors.com. Also, visit www.pawilds.com for more information on ways to enjoy the great outdoors in Pennsylvania. I The Elk Viewing Blind at Hicks Run (middle right) offers scenic views of the elk and their habitat. All photos in this story courtesy of Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau. 2008 · Explore Pennsylvania · 9

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RVing­

The Healthy Choice

strengthen family bonds and promote good communication between its members. The studies prove it. It can also be a great opportunity to educate children (and parents) about the delicate balance between wildlife and the land and to gain an overall appreciation for Mother Nature. What few people take time to realize is that the choice to go RVing is a healthy one.

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It's pretty well known that RVing can

Connection Lost

With child obesity rates in the U.S. climbing to an alarming high and more than 10 million school-age children in the United States considered overweight, there is no better time to plan an RV trip with your children. The proportion of overweight kids tripled among adolescents over the last 25 year, and nearly doubled for children ages 6 to 12. Recent estimates indicate that children spend two to six hours a day in front of electronic screens. "Our iPod-listening, American Idol-

watching, Xbox-playing generation increasingly shows a propensity toward sedentary life, leading to obesity, diabetes, heart disease and depression," explained Gail Kimbell, chief of the USDA Forest Service, referring to last year's project initiative, "More Kids in the Woods." With participation in outdoor activities declining, children are deprived of the emotional and psychological benefits the outdoors offer, she said. If children continue to remain inside all the time, they will begin to lose appreciation for nature and the outdoors. They will be "denatured." In his book, "Last Child in the Woods,"Richard Louv speaks volumes about our children and mother Earth. It's more than just exercising and children being out of shape. It's also about the connection between children and nature. You care more about the things you know and experience as child. The more and more children stay indoors; they know less about the outdoors and therefore don't truly understand or learn to care about it. If they get outside, be it hiking or other activ-

ities, not only will they be better physically, but they will grow to care more about the environment and have a more balanced life. There is no better time than the present for the youth to get reconnected, especially at a time when greater environmental awareness is sorely needed.

Take a Hike

The benefits of RVing are infinite. RVers are generally social people, moving along campsite to campsite meeting their temporary "neighbors." According to a Campfire Canvass survey conducted by Dr. Robert Hitlin, president of Robert Hitlin Research Associates, Inc., 70 percent of RVers say they walk more when on RV trips than when they are at home. RVers also say they specifically travel by RV to participate in outdoor activities like hiking and nature walks.

Stress Less

RVing helps relieve stress by allowing travelers to leave behind brunt of daily

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Get Moving!

The top activities for RVers 53% like to hike/walk. 32% enjoy biking.

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routines and work. Less stress can make dramatic improvements to an overall healthier you. RVers can kick back, leisurely move at their own pace and plop themselves in a peaceful setting. In addition, family bonding and reconnecting with family members can bring upon both physically and mentally healthier lifestyles. According to surveys, 60 percent of RVers make trips to relax and catch up by visiting family and friends. It just goes to show that a healthy mind can offer an even healthier body. The choice is clear. Taking an RV trip with family and friends and participating in good wholesome outdoor activities can be a very healthy choice. RVing brings more quality time with your loved ones, a better understanding of nature, and a more active, outdoor lifestyle which in turn, can lower stress levels, bring our children closer to nature, shave a few pounds and overall, produce a healthier environment and even healthier you. For more information on initiatives to get today's youth more involved with the great outdoors, visit www.funoutdoors.com, or www.fs.fed.us.

Pennsylvania Campground Owner's Association Offers a 64-Page PA Campground Directory

For a free comprehensive guide to camping in Pennsylvania, including large road maps, tourist highlights with full-color photographs and an up-to-date profile of each campground, send your name and address to:

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5 Ways

to Assist the RV Service Facility

-- By Gary Bunzer

Make your visit to the service shop less stressful and enable your downtime to be as brief as possible.

Certainly you cannot be called upon to perform highly technical, diagnostic procedures on every component on your RV.What follows, however, are five items that you can do that will not only benefit you and your recreational investment, but they just might provide enough direction for the service shop to follow when performing troubleshooting procedures. At a minimum, they will help eliminate areas that need looked into during diagnostic tasks.

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Record All Identifying Numbers

This step will at least help you create a biographical sketch of your coach. It will be beneficial to you and any subsequent owner of your unit. By keeping, somewhere in the literature for your RV, a list of all brand names, models numbers, serial numbers and spec numbers for all components that have such numbers, your dealer or service center will be able to rapidly transfer the necessary numbers to the repair order rather than go to the individual components to retrieve them; some may be located in hard-to-reach places. Additionally, the service writer will be able to identify appliances or devices that may be under a subject recall, regardless of

the reason for your current visit. Or, should you be required to contact the customer service representative of any product component, this reference list will come in handy. (Start your record-keeping with the sample chart on the right.)

failure pattern for a particular device that relates to your current problem, it may help speed up the repair time in the shop.

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List All Add-on Components

Organize a Repair History of the RV

Try to develop a plan for the safekeeping of these documents. At the very least, keep your repair orders and installation receipts in a three-ring binder arranged in chronological order. Again, they may provide a clue that will ring a bell or jog the memory of the service writer. If he quickly scans your repair history and finds a specific

Maintain a list of all aftermarket accessories that have been installed on your RV. Not only does it provide a detailed accounting of how you have increased the value of your rig, it could also save troubleshooting time while in the shop.

Look for the Obvious

Do yourself a favor and perform a little inspection on your RV before taking it in.

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Try to develop a plan for the safekeeping of documents, it may help speed up the repair time in the shop.

the obvious" allowed him to retain some girth to his wallet and put him back on the road quicker.

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Document the Exact Specifics of the Symptom

Look for obvious signs that something may be amiss. Some items to look for would include: · Stains or discolorations · Water pooling or dripping · Burned wires · Broken hardware · Fuel dripping · Missing components · Disconnected or loose wires · Cracked fittings Labor charges were reduced by 50 percent on a recent repair when a customer pointed out a clump of burned wires located in a hard-to-get-to, difficult-to-see storage compartment, behind a partition, under a full-size bed. His assertiveness to "look for

Of these five tips, this is probably the most valuable; however, this one takes a little more effort on your part. Whenever a symptom develops, begin to write down specific aspects that pertain to it. For instance, does the problem occur every time? Only at night? When the tank is full? Only after start-up? Only after shut-down? Get the idea? Also note any and all geographical attributes at the time of the occurrence: high elevation, near the beach, steep incline, hot and dusty, at the lake, desert, mountains, etc. Some symptoms may be peculiar to one of these areas that will help the tech pin-point the problem source or at least narrow the scope of his search.

You may also want to note exact weather conditions at the time: windy, rainy, snowy, sunny, cloudy, dry, humid, air temperature, etc. These can all be applied to the mix when performing diagnostic procedures, especially on LP appliances and internal combustion engines. Can you duplicate the symptom now? Can you override or bypass the problem? Is it intermittent or constant? Ask yourself these types of questions, and note the answers; they can help the service writer. These actions will make your visit to the repair shop less stressful. And you'll know you've contributed to the successful repair of your motorhome. Not all servicerelated and technical problems will be eliminated completely, but these five steps give you a greater chance of a faster turnaround in the shop, allowing you to spend more of your hard earned vacation time enjoying the RVing lifestyle. I

Important Numbers

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CelebrityScoop

Current and Former Pros Enjoy the RV Lifestyle The term "road trip" has taken on new meaning for Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Sheldon Brown. When he isn't playing football, he and his family enjoy traveling in their new, state-of-the-art RV. It's a sure road win every time!

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Walter Ray Williams, Jr. travels from PBA tournament to tournament in an RV that allows him to bring his wife and 30 bowling balls to each match without the hassle and expense of putting them on a plane.

Like people from all walks of life, pro athletes appreciate the comfort, convenience, control and freedom that RVs offer. Here's a list a few current and former pro athletes who share RV travel as a bond:

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· Sheldon Brown, NFL Cornerback: "We love RVing. We can pick up and leave whenever we want and without a lot of hassle. It makes traveling so much easier and fun." · Dean Karnazes, ultra marathon runner and best-selling author: "It's great for family bonding and eating healthy on the road, because you can prepare your own foods." · Davis Love, pro golfer: "I've got my bed, my pillows, my satellite card, my underwear and socks in the RV." · Walter Ray Williams Jr., PBA's all-time highest title- and money-earner: "I can sleep in my own bed, watch TV and de-stress. And can you imagine the hassle of flying with 30 balls?"

Visit GoRVing.com for a complete celebrity list.

Jim Kaat, former major league baseball pitcher: "I've gone from being a major league pitcher to a major league RV owner. I'll travel roughly 5,000 miles in my RV this year. It's a great way to see America and as relaxed a way to see the country as there can possibly be."

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Win at Your Own Tailgate

As true fans can tell you, the best place to be at football games is not necessarily the 50-yard line.

"Today, the ultimate game-day experience starts in stadium parking lots ­ tailgating in style in a recreation vehicle. That's where the real fun takes place during college and pro-football season," says Joe Cahn, renowned RVing chef who's logged more than 500,000 miles traveling to every NFL stadium and many college games as the "Commissioner of Tailgating." Each weekend, stadium parking lots across the country fill with tailgaters, who often produce elaborate food spreads in their RVs before and after the big game. Mingling with fellow tailgaters and alumni adds to the pre- and post-game excitement. Below, Joe shares some of his favorite recipes for your next tailgating experience.

Tried-and-true Tailgating Recipes

For more about Joe and a full assortment of tasty tailgating treats visit www.tailgating.com

Game-Day Barbeque Sauce

1 1/2 cups ketchup 1 cup Coca-Cola classic 1/4 lb. butter (1 stick) 1/2 cup dark brown sugar, packed 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce Salt, pepper, seasoning salt, cayenne pepper and garlic, to taste Directions: Combine all ingredients in saucepan; simmer over low heat for 20-30 minutes. Enjoy immediately, or store in a jar and refrigerate for next time. Can be served with beef, chicken, pork or just about any other kind of meat. It also works well as a dipping sauce for bread.

Joe Cahn, the Commissioner of Tailgating.

Mardi Gras Shrimp Pasta

1 lb. fresh pasta 8 tsp. butter 3/4 cup chopped green onions 1 1/2 tsp. chopped garlic 1 lb. peeled shrimp (large) or crawfish tails 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1/8 to 1/4 cup sherry, to taste 2 tbs. Joe's Stuff or any all-purpose seasoning blend Directions: Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and chill by running under cold water. Add oil to keep separate. Melt butter in a large skillet and sauté onions for 2 to 3 minutes. Add garlic, Joe's Stuff and shrimp or crawfish. Sauté 2 to 4 minutes, or until shrimp or crawfish are almost cooked. Add whipping cream and sherry to taste. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes over medium heat until sauce thickens. Add pasta to mixture and toss well. Serve immediately. 2008 · Explore Pennsylvania · 15

The Commissioner's Dip

1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup sour cream 2 tbsp. of any all purpose seasoning 1/2 cup chopped shrimp or crab (optional) Directions: Mix together and serve with corn chips or potato chips.

ScenicTrips

America is filled with scenic roadways, and Pennsylvania has something for everyone along its many roads. From its open spaces, fall escapes, mountain adventures, picturesque farmland and rolling hills, PA offers beauty and history around every turn. Historic National Road

Length: 90 miles Time to Allow: Two hours to drive or two days to enjoy this byway The Historic National Road was the nation's first federally funded highway. Opening westward expansion, it became a transportation corridor for goods and people and helped to create the great cultural diversity we treasure. Visitors experience a physical timeline; classic inns, toll houses, diners and motels trace 200 years of American history. For more information, historic sites along the way and directions for the Historic National Road, visit the National Scenic Byways Program at www.byways.org.

Scenic Route 6

National Geographic rated the drive along Route 6 -- "One of America's Most Scenic Drives."

Length: 400 miles across PA's northern Tier Time to Allow: Five to six days for everything or an extended weekend for the short version Go north and you will discover a great RV escape featuring one of the most scenic of all scenic drives this great country has to offer. Pennsylvania's Route 6 showcases the best that nature has to offer when fall's curtain call of crimson and gold blankets the mountainsides of the PA Grand Canyon. The family can beach itself on Erie's Presque Isle and learn to be "green" at the new Tom Ridge Nature Center. The scenic drive offers a touch of history throughout every bend and curve. Spend the day or several along Route 6. Either way, there's always something to make you pull the `ol RV over. For planned trips, maps, additional info and attractions, visit www.paroute6.com.

The Purple Heart Highway

Length: 100 miles Route 45, the Purple Heart Highway, is a journey back in time. This scenic route through central Pennsylvania was believed to have been named for its large number of Purple Heart medal recipients along the route. Your journey will take you through the many historic towns and villages located along Route 45. Lewisburg, Mifflinburg, Aaronsburg, Millheim, Boalsburg and Spruce Creek offer many opportunities to enjoy historic architecture, museums, heritage and cultural events, farm markets, antiques and quaint shops, plus a wide variety of cuisines and dining experiences. The corridor dates back to when the Iroquois walked throughout the Karondinah Path and frontiersmen traveled Penn's Creek Path. For more information, visit www.pavalleys.com

© Dennis Adams

The Lincoln Highway

Length: 3,400 miles from coast to coast America's first transcontinental highway, also known as Route 30, the Lincoln Highway is a scenic route across the country, running from New York to San Francisco. In Pennsylvania, the highway passes through the Allegheny Mountains and Amish Country, offering prime opportunities for photos, shopping and visiting historical sites. For a detailed road trip, visit www.visitpa.com and search Lincoln Highway.

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For more information about suggested itineraries, Scenic Byways and Trails of Pennsylvania, visit www.visitpa.com.

Traveler's Must-Haves

Install it and leave it!

Rollumup Strap

Once you've installed this RV Rollumup Strap, there is no need to ever remove it from the awning. Great to hang party lights, rope lights, wind socks, banners and so much more. Just slide into RV awning roller bar channel, and leave it. A perfect recreational vehicle accessory. To order, visit www.rollumup.com.

They fold to 4 inches flat in just a few minutes!

Folding Camping Boats

Porta-Bote International has unveiled its new high-performance portable folding camping boats that store easily with their 4 inch, flat folded size. Now available in the Genesis and eXxstream Series of 8', 10', 12' and 14' models with hulls weighing in at a mere 49 lbs, 59 lbs, 69 lbs and 96 lbs., respectively. That's half as much as comparable aluminum boats.The tough hulls carry a 10-year limited warranty by the manufacturer, never need painting and are unaffected by saltwater, fuel and even battery acid. Ideal for the camping enthusiast and RVers who enjoy fishing, hunting and sailing but don't need the hassle of bulky transport and heavy trailers to tow. To order, visit www.porta-bote.com.

A start to the ultimate outdoor living room!

SMART RV POD System

The cornerstone of the SMART RV product line. Patented mounting system allows Thule custom-designed RV accessories to click on or off the RV in seconds! Find an assortment of accessories at www. www.thuleracks.com. G Mounting hardware included in the RV Kit for custom installation onto smooth surface fiberglass RVs. G Pods are installed along the passenger side of the RV 16" on center. G SMART RV accessories click on/off quickly and without tools. G Pod Kit #5502 comes with 2 Pods, 2 Covers and the mounting hardware. G Pod Kit #5505 comes with 4 Pods, 4 Covers and the mounting hardware. G Snap cover for a sleek look when not in use.

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Welcome

to Pennsylvania

Whether you want to take a break from your daily routine, spend more time with family and friends or just see new places, RVing is right for you. The freedom and flexibility of traveling in an RV allows you to create your own schedule, do what you want, when you want and relax in your home away from home. There are many advantages of RV vacations, including the health benefits of being outdoors and the ability to travel more while spending less money. The information provided in this magazine, Explore Pennsylvania, will help make your RV journey a pleasant experience. The directory portion of the guide lists businesses that are just a phone call away and are available to make your Pennsylvania getaway go as smoothly as possible. These resources can truly be a valuable asset while on the road; so don't hesitate to pick up the phone. If you happen to travel our way in September, join us for America's Largest RV Show, held September 10-14, 2008, in Hershey ­ the sweetest place on earth. The show floor offers everything you could possible need to RV, and with more that 1,300 RVs on site, there's something for everyone. Trade days for related businesses are held September 8 and 9. For more information, visit www.largestRVshow.com. Also, if you are thinking of making a career change, the PA RV and Camping Education Foundation has developed two programs dedicated to training RV technicians. This field is in high demand, so check out the education are opportunities at www.largestRVshow.com. Click on "Education Foundation" to learn about this exciting career.

Enjoy your RV travels in PA!

Pat McClure, Chairman of the Board, PRVCA Partner, Shoemaker & Besser Insurance Group

Membership Directory & Consumer Guide

Campgrounds & Dealers Southeastern PA Northeastern PA Central PA Southwestern PA Northwestern PA Out of State Resources Leadership Who We Are & How to Join

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Easton, PA 18045 610.258.0486 · fax 610.258.4657 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.dewaltsrv.com Open Nov-Apr M, T, Th, F, Sat 9am-5pm; W Noon-9pm. Apr-Oct M, T, Th 9am6pm; F, Sat 9am-5pm; W Noon-9pm. Sales of Coachmen RVs only. Parts, service, accessories, inspection for all types and brands of RVs. 14 Driftstone On The Delaware Jeff Ackerman 2731 River Road Mt Bethel, PA 18343 570.897.6859 · fax 570.897.9080 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.driftstone.com Open mid-May to mid-Sept. Located on the Delaware River; 190 Sites, boat launching, canoe, kayak, raft rentals and trips, swimming pool, rec hall, laundry, store, planned activities, sand volleyball court, playground, softball field, 20 acre island in the Delaware for exploring. 15 Elizabethtown/Hershey KOA Karl and Linda Schmidt 1980 Turnpike Road Elizabethtown, PA 17022 717.367.7718 · 800.562.4774 fax 717.367.3412 E-mail: [email protected] Web:www.campwithrusty.com Closest KOA to Hershey and 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. Wi-Fi available. 16 Family Camping Outlet, Ltd. Bill D'Andrea 1809 W High Street Stowe, PA 19464 610.327.4167 · 866.806.3196 fax 610.327.9824 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.familycampingoutlet.com Open M, W, F 8am-6pm; T, Th 8am-8pm; Sat 8am-3pm other times by appointment. Escalade, Montego Bay, New Vision, New Vision Ultra, Sportsmen, Sportsmen Ultra Lite, Sportster, Frontier, Spree, Coyote, Sport Rock Climber, Jag, MXT, Durango, K-Z. Family owned and operated. 17 Fretz Enterprises, Inc. Carl Fretz 3479 Bethlehem Pike Souderton, PA 18964 215.723.3121 #107 · fax 215.723.0373 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.fretzrv.com Open M, W, Th 9am-8pm; T & F 9am-6pm; Sat 9am-4pm. Jayco, Sunline, Allegro, Platinum, Roadtrek, Leisure Travel Vans, Phoenix, Outback, Tiffin. Fully stocked accessory store, sales, service and inspection.

18 Gayle Kline RV Center, Inc. Jeff Kline 444 E. Main Street Mountville, PA 17554 717.285.2008 · 717.285.3158 fax 717.285.7860 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.gayleklinerv.com Open M-F 9am-6pm; Sat 9am-3pm. Fleetwood, Jayco, Trail Lite, Montana, Four Winds, Itasca by Winnebago. Sales, service and inspection. 19 Harold's RV Center Harold Hoch Jr. and Cheryl Hoch 7514 Bath Pike Bath, PA 18014 610.837.9880 · fax 610.837.9473 E-mail: [email protected] www.haroldsrvcenter.com 20 Indian Valley Camping Center Claire Keller 3400 Bethlehem Pike Souderton, PA 18964 215.723.4852 · 800.774.8330 fax 215.723.7799 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.ivccrv.com Open Mar-Sept M, T, Th 8am-8pm; W, F 8am-5pm, Sat 8am-3pm; Other months M-F 8am-5pm; Sat 8am-3pm. Sierra, VRI, Dutchmen, Denali, Travel Cruiser, Travel Sport, R Wagon, Bigfoot & Trail Lite Trailers and 5th wheels. Dutchmen, Pleasure Way, Dorado and Plateau Bigfoot Motohomes. Fleetwood Folding Trailers, Bigfoot Truck Campers. 21 Kieffer's RV Sales, Ltd. Ernie Kieffer 1404 Ben Franklin Highway Douglassville, PA 19518 610.326.5998 · 800.982.7500 fax 610.970.2062 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.kiefferrv.com Sales, service, parts, metered propane, Cherokee, Fleetwood Fold Down, Orbit, Nomad, Cirrus. 22 Lake-in-Wood Camping Resort Klaas Bakker 576 Yellow Hill Road Narvon, PA 17555 717.445.5525 · fax 717.445.9754 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.lakeinwoodcampground.com Open Apr 1-Nov 1. 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. 23 Lake-in-Wood RV (Bakker's, Inc.) Klaas Bakker 576 Yellow Hill Road Narvon, PA 17555 717.445.5525 · fax 717.445.9754 E-mail: [email protected] Web: lakeinwoodgocampingamerica.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. 24 Lancaster County RV Donald Beckner 122 Prospect Road Landisville, PA 17538 717.898.9656 · fax 717.898.9656 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.lancaster-countyrv.com Major and minor repair, certified technicians, financing available. Prowler, Grand Haven by Viking, Coachmen Clipper. Over 20 years in business. 25 Maiden Creek Marine, Inc. Glenn Buss P O Box 465 Fleetwood, PA 19522 610.944.9994 · fax 610.944.6875 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.maidencreekrv.com Complete RV and Marine sales and service. 26 Media Camping Center E. Hadden Smith 1233 W. Baltimore Pike-Lima Media, PA 19063 610.566.1833 · fax 610.891.0877 E-mail: [email protected] Open M, T, Th, F 8am-6:30pm; W 8am-5pm; Sat 8am-3pm. Winnebago, Starcraft, Prowler, Montana, Layton, Sierra, Commercial Vehicles. Sales, service, inspection. 27 Media Camping Center Hadden Smith 1651 Route 309, Bethlehem Pike Hatfield, PA 19440-1302 215.822.1345 · 800.880.0335 fax 215.822.0339 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.mediacampingctr.com Mar- Oct M, T, W & TH 8am-8pm. Sat 8am-4pm. Nov- Feb M, T, W, & Th 8am-6 pm, Sat 8am to 4 pm. American Coach, Revolution, Discovery, Bounder, Pace Arrow, Fiesta, Tioga, Prowler, Timberlodge, Flagstaff, Shamrock & Starcraft TT and 5th Wheels, Toy Haulers by Gear Box and RPM. RV service, LP, dump and parts. 28 Mellott Bros. Trailer Sales, Inc. Larry Mellott Jr. PO Box 280 2718 Willow Street Pike Willow Street, PA 17584 717.464.2311 · 800.826.0335 fax 717.464.5751 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.mellottbrothers.com Summer Hours M-Th 8am-8pm, F 8am5pm, Sat 8am-3pm. Winter Hours MonFri 8am-5pm, Sat 8am-3pm. Featuring Holiday Rambler, Sunny Brook, Aerolite, Dutchmen, Starcraft; Award-winning service dept., LP gas.

29 Oak Creek Campground Rich and Debbie Walker P O Box 128 Bowmansville, PA 17507 717.445.6161 · 800.446.8365 fax 717.445.4544 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.oakcreekcamp.com Open Year Round; Summer 9am-9pm; Limited Winter Hours. Fully Wooded­307 RV/tent sites, cabin and cottage rentals, large pool, new state-of-the-art playground, store/gift shop/snack bar, laundry, scheduled weekend activities, LP gas, ice, firewood and fishing. 30 Oak Grove Park & Sales, Inc. William Forst 2985 N Main Street Hatfield, PA 19440 215.723.2007 · fax 215.723.8311 Open M-F 8am-5pm; Sat 8am-Noon. 60 RV sites, propane fill. 31 Roamers Retreat Campground Thomas Reading 5005 Lincoln Highway Kinzer, PA 17535 717.442.4287 · 800.525.5605 fax 717.442.3938 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.roamerscampground.com Open mid-March to mid-Nov; Winter facilities limited. Beautiful view of PA Dutch farmland. 110 Sites ­ 30/50 amp electric, water and sewer. Shady or open grassy pull-thru sites. Any size RV or tents. Cottages available to rent. Modern restrooms, showers, metered LP gas, cable TV and Wi-Fi included. 32 Robin Hill Camping Resort Carolyn Krick 149 Robin Hill Road Lenhartsville, PA 19534 610.756.6117 · fax 610.756.3434 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.gocampingamerica.com/robinhill Hours: Spring- Fall 9am-7pm; Summer9am-9pm; Winter Hours are Limited. 270 large scenic sites. full hook-ups, free cable TV, cabin rentals, winterized lodge for group rental, gift shop, snack bar, grocery store, clean modern restrooms, laundromat and pool. 33 Rosemount Camping Resort Mike Canfield 285 Valley Road Tamaqua, PA 18252 570.668.2580

34 Spring Gulch Resort Campground Lisa Kurtz 475 Lynch Road New Holland, PA 17557 717.354.3100 · 866.864.8524 fax 717.355.9739 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.springgulch.com Hours: 9am-5pm. RV Park with resort facilities.

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Northeastern PA Campgrounds & Dealers

Mansfield

District 3 Counties Bradford Carbon Clinton Lackawanna Luzerne Lycoming Monroe Pike Sullivan Susquehanna Tioga Wayne Wyoming

4

Wellsboro

17

BRADFORD

SUSQUEHANNA

5

TIOGA

15

WAYNE

9

WYOMING LYCOMING

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SULLIVAN

LACKAWANNA Scranton

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PIKE

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Lock Haven

16

Wilkes-Barre Williamsport

12

LUZERNE

MONROE

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All locations are approximate. Call individual listings for directions.

1 Blue Ridge Trailer Sales & Service William Heil Route 115 Saylorsburg, PA 18353 570.992.7425 · fax 570.992.7928 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.blueridgetrailersales.com Holiday Rambler Travel Trailers and 5th wheels; service department. 2 Bryant's RV Showcase, Inc. Brad Bryant 37 State Route 415 Dallas, PA 18612 570.639.3100 · fax 570.639.2710 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.bryantsrv.com Coachmen, Jayco, Citation, Gulfstream, Travel Trailers, 5th Wheels. Fleetwood Folding Trailers; Woodland Park andCcitation Park Trailers. Sales, Service, Store. LP Gas, Dump Station. Trailer Inspection, Insurance Work. 3 Bully Cap & RV Center Daniel Evans 1447 Scott Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705 570.822.2448 · 866.693.CAPS fax 570.822.2448

4 C & D Smith RV Sales Carl Smith 106 Wilkins Road Route 287 South Wellsboro, PA 16901 570.724.5221 · 800.836.5221 fax 570.724.1030 E-mail: [email protected] Open 8:30am-5pm, All Other Hours by Appointment, Gladly! Gulf Stream, Conquest and Amerilite. 5 C. Neer RV Chuck Neer Route 191 Hancock Hwy Box 2496 Equinunk, PA 18417 800.881.6337 · 570.224.8606 fax 570.224.6687 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.newcampers.com 5 Star Service Dealer Including mobile service. Authorized KZ Sportsmen Spree, Durango, Sportster, Montego Bay and Forest River, Rockwood Dealer. Specializing in 5th wheel, travel trailer and tent campers. 6 Delaware Water Gap KOA 233 Hollow Road East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 570.223.8000 · fax 570.223.0760

Web: www.delawarewatergapkoa.com Business Hours are 9am-8pm. 161 sites for camping. 7 Don Laine Campground Elaine George 790 57 Drive Palmerton, PA 18071 610.381.3381 · fax 610.381.3381 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.donlaine.com Open Apr 15-Nov 1. Site rental, pool, playground, game room, snack bar, laundry, planned weekend activities, country and oldies DJs and bands. Near Beltzville Lake (boating and fishing) 18 miles to Pocono Int'l. Raceway. 8 Four Seasons Campgrounds, Inc. Edward / Deborah Lawrence R D 1, Box 18 Scotrun, PA 18355 570.629.2504 · fax 570.629.7160 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.fourseasonscampgrounds.com Open Mid Apr to Mid Oct. Quiet Family Campground in the Poconos. Facilities Include Store, Pavilion, Playground, 2 Pools, Horseshoes, Shuffleboard, Firewood and Propane. Seasonal Sites Available. 50 Amp Service Available.

9 Keen Lake Camping & Cottage Resort Janet Keen 155 Keen Lake Road 570.488.6161 10 Mount Pocono Campground, Inc. Debbie Roberts 30 Edgewood Road Mount Pocono, PA 18344 570.839.8950 · 570.499.4208 fax 570.839.8905 Email: [email protected] Web: www.mtpoconocampground.com 2000 Feet above the rest! 185 seasonal campsites, 42 wooded acres for RVs, campers, conversion and tenting. Heated swimming/wading pools, clean restrooms, rec hall, camp store, laundry, playground and horseshoes. Pets welcome. 11 Mountain Vista Campground Jason Vaughn 50 Taylor Drive East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 570.223.0111 · fax 570.223.6733 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.mtnvistacampground.com Open Apr-Oct 31. 185 site campground with RV store and supplies.

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12 Moyers Grove Country RV Todd/Janet Lightner 309 Moyers Grove Road Wapwallopen, PA 18660 800.722.1912 · 570.379.3375 fax 570.379.3127 Web: www.moyercgrv.com Open all year. On site rentals in campground. RV dealership with service, storage and Prowler sales. 13 Otter Lake Camp-Resort Leslie Baum 4805 Marshalls Creek Road East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 570.223.0123 · fax 570.223.0124 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.otterlake.com Hours: 9am-8pm. All Year Camping for Tents and Trailers, 60-acre lake, 300 wooded sites next to State forest, 8 tiled restrooms. Outdoor pool and indoor heated pool, whirlpool and sauna, individual showers and dressing rooms, rec hall, pavilion, laundry and store. 14 Rhone's Travel Trailers, Inc. Brad Rhone 4368 Lycoming Creek Road Cogan Station, PA 17728 570.494.1364 · 800.494.1001 fax 570.494.1468

E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.rhonesrv.com Open Apr-Sept M, Th 9am-8pm; T,W, F 9am-6pm; Sat 9am-3pm. Oct-Mar M-F 9am-6pm; Sat 9am-3pm. Holiday Rambler, Jayco, Fleetwood Folding Trailers. RV and collision repair, State inspection, notary, LP gas, parts and accessories. 15 Shore Forest Campground P O Box 366 Hop Bottom, PA 18824 570.289.4666 · fax 570.289.9914 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.shoreforestcampground.com 16 Spitler Vehicle Specialties P O Box 267 4336 Lycoming Mall Dr. Montoursville, PA 17754 570.368.1771 · fax 570.368.1855 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.spitlerinc.com Open During Season M, T, Th 9am-8pm; W, F 9am-6pm; Sat 9am-1pm; Off-Season M-F 9am-6pm; Sat 9am-1pm. Winnebago, Hurricane Dutchmen Motorhomes, Layton, Terry travel trailers, Flagstaff Pop-Ups. Sales, service, rentals and inspection. 17 Sugar Creek Camper Sales Meylert & Audrey Schanbacher

Route 6 W Burlington RR 3 Box 339 Troy, PA 16947 570.297.3416 Open M-F 8:30am-5:30pm; Sat 8:30amNoon. New Ameri-Camp trailers and 5th wheels; Travel Lite Truck Campers. Used trailers, 5th wheels etc. Fiberglass and aluminum truck caps, hitches, wiring, minor/major repairs, parts, accessories and service. No job is too big or too small. 18 Total Recreation RV 973 RT. 6 Shohola, PA 18458 888.855.1564 Specializing in Park Models 19 W.T. Family Camping, Inc. Paul Wieand Route 115, HC1 Box 1486 Blakeslee, PA 18610 570.646.9255 · fax 570.646.6317 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.wtfamily.com Open April 1 to Oct. 3. Summer Hrs: 10am ­ 10pm. Fall & Spring Hrs: 10am ­ 9pm Quiet-Secure Family Owned and Operated - wooded sites - water, sewer, electric, fire wood and 2 playgrounds near Pocono attractions, outlets and raceway.

20 W.T. Family RV Sales & Service Paul Wieand Route 115, HC1 Box 1486 Blakeslee, PA 18610 570.646.4040 · fax 570.646.6317 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.wtfamily.com Mon-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am-2pm. Open all year. Appointments welcome. Sunline, Viking, Travellite. Service all makes, hitches and wires installed, indoor showroom, parts, accessories and LP gas. 21 Wide World RV Center, Inc. Guy / Joan Di Andriole 1570 Highway 315 Wilkes Barre, PA 18702 570.825.6673 · 1.800.501.0049 fax 570.825.9494 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.wideworldrv.com Open Summer M & Th 9am-7pm; T, W, F 9am-5pm; Sat 9:30am-3pm; Winter M-F 9am-5pm; Sat 9:30am-3pm. Sunnybrook, Sunset Creek and Brookside Travel Trailers and 5th wheels; Palomino Pop-Up campers, Travel Trailers, Hybrid Trailers and Pickup Campers; work and play by Forest River, Surveyor Travel Trailers and Hybrids by Forest River; Wells Cargo Enclosed Trailers. Huge parts and accessories store.

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8am-3pm; Apr- Sept, T & Th evening until 8pm. Terry, Trail Lite, Trail Sport Trailers and 5th wheels, Fleewood and Aliner Folding Trailers. 10 Scottyland RV Resort & Sales Gary Pirschl 1618 Barron Church Road Rockwood, PA 15557 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 and laundromat. 11 Unger Recreational Vehicles, Inc. George Unger 800 Flaugherty Run Road Coraopolis, PA 15108 412.264.8100 · fax 412.264.8102 E-mail: [email protected] Web:www.ungerrv.com Open M-F 9am-5pm (Summer months only Th 9am-8pm); Sat 9am-1pm. Exit 8 off Route 60. Chinook, Vision, Rexhall Motorhomes. Used RV sales of all types, motorhome rentals, parts and accessory store. Complete RV service, inspection and warranty service. 12 Wise Trailer Sales Justin Wise 211 Jayco Drive Ebensburg, PA 15931 814.472.5561 · fax 814.472.5565 E-mail: saleswisetrailer.com Web: www.wisetrailer.com Full Line of Jayco RVs. Dealer for Aliners. Parts store with great selection. Make a "Wise" decision.

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Bradford

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WARREN

4

MCKEAN POTTER

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CRAWFORD

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Meadville

Kane

FOREST VENANGO

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CAMERON ELK

Ridgway

MERCER

Sharon Hermitage

3 10

CLARION JEFFERSON CLEARFIELD

Punxsutawney

LAWRENCE

5

New Castle

PA

All locations are approximate. Call individual listings for directions.

1 Boyer RV Center Ken Boyer 8495 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509 814.868.7561 · fax 814.868.7564 E-mail: [email protected] Open M-F 8am-5pm; Sat 9am-2pm. Extended hours seasonally. Jayco, Travel Lite: Wildwood, Springdale, Grand Junction: Fleetwood, and Trail-Lite. Utility trailers, hitches, wiring, RV store, truck caps and accessories. Sales, service and inspection. 2 Brookdale Family Campground Tim Chilson and Robyn Chilson 25164 State Highway 27 Meadville, PA 16335 814.789.3251 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.brookdalecampground.com 3 Dennis Trailers Sales, Inc. Darla Smith and Martha Smith 989 Old Route 8 Harrisville, PA 16038 814.786.7959 · fax 814.786.7031 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.dennistrailersinc.com Open M-F 10am-5pm; Sat 10am-2pm. Chariot Eagle, Kropf, Hy-Line, Sun Valley-Sunlite/Apache, full line parts department, service, propane fill station and RVIA/RVDA certified technician on staff.

4 Fame RV Center Brenda Bailey 329 Mill Street Saegertown, PA 16433 814.763.5645 · 866.763.FAME fax 814.763.2177 www.famerv.com Open 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 and inspection facility. 5 Galbreath Motor Company/ Division Sales America, Inc. Ed Galbreath 3075 Pulaski Road New Castle, PA 16105 724.656.1075 · 724.656.0864 fax 724.656.1082 E-mail:[email protected] Web: www.prestigervsales.com Open M-Sat 8am-6pm. sales and service of RV units, van conversions, Sales America, Inc., rentals and inspection. 6 Garrity Sales Kathy Garrity 219 E. Honeoye St. Shinglehouse, PA 16748 814.260.9518 · 814.697.7219 · fax 814.260.4519 E-mail: [email protected] RV parts and service, PA inspection station, full agent notary service with

PennDOT contract, used vehicle dealership and propane refilling station. 7 Kalyumet Camping & Cabins Becky and Mark Wineman 8630 Miola Rd Lucinda, PA 16235 814.744.9622 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.kalyumet.com Family campground located near Cook Forest and the Clarion River. Full hookup RV sites, tent sites and luxury log cabin. Large heated pool with spray mushroom, clean modern restrooms, planned weekend activities, fire truck rides, wagon rides, Saturday evening popcorn roast and more. 8 Lampe Marina Campground Doug Miley 208 East Bayfront Parkway, Suite 201 Erie, PA 16507 814.454.5830 · 814.434.3078 · fax 814.455.8070 E-mail: [email protected] 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.

9 Ray Wakley's RV Center Ray Wakley 10261 W. Main Road North East, PA 16428 814.725.9608 · 800.248.0079 fax 814.725.2473 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.wakleyrv.com RV Sales, Service, Parts and Accessories. Located just 10 Miles East of Erie on US Route 20. Brands sold are Prowler, Rockwood, Wildcat, Salem, Hitchiker, Nash, Artic Fox and Damon. 10 Starr's Trailer Sales Greg Starr 3673 Route 219 Brockway, PA 15824 814.265.0632 · fax 814.265.8097 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.starrstrailersales.com Full Service RV Dealer. Dutchmen, Outback, Palomino, Fleetwood Folding Trailers, Pilgrim, Surveyor, Grand Junction travel Trailers and 5th wheels. Summer Hours M, Th, F 9am-6pm, T 9am-8pm, W, Sat 9am-5pm. Winter Hours M-F 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-12pm. 11 The Foote Rest Campground Bev and Jim Tarbox and Bonnie Stake 3183 Rt. 219 Kane, PA 16735 814.778.5336 · fax 814.778.5111 E-mail: [email protected] Open 9am-6pm. 162 Site Campground.

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Out of State Campgrounds & Dealers

Alpin Haus RV Bob Rose PO Box 859 1863 State Highway 5-S West Amsterdam, NY 12010 518.842.5900 · 800.541.8248 fax 518.954.2370 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.alpinhaus.com Full-Line RV Dealership; Sales, service, parts, rentals, propane and dump station and Camping World store. Located off Exit 27 NY State Highway; family owned and operated for over 40 years. Beckley's Camping Center Kelly T. Shanholtzer 11109 Angleberger Road Thurmont, MD 21788 301.898.3300 · fax 301.898.7093 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.beckleysrvs.com Open 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. Boat-N-RV Warehouse 12634 Route 9 West West Coxsackie, NY 12192 1.800.BOAT-N-RV fax 518.731.7808 Web: www.boatnrv.com Brooks Ramsey RV David Ramsey 11350 Pulaski Highway White Marsh, MD 21162 410.335.1502 · fax 410.335.3287 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.brooksramseyrv.com Coachmen, Allegro, Sandpiper, Wildwood, Sunseeker LE, Phaeton Rear Diesels, Surveyor, Forester and Lexington. Campers' Barn RV Super Store 124 Route 28 Kingston, NY 12401 845.338.8200 · 800.724.3711 fax 845.338.8218 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.campersbarn.com Open 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 and NY Inspection. Cherry Hill Park Norman Gurevich 9800 Cherry Hill Road College Park, MD 20740-1210 301.937.7116 · 800.801.6449 fax 301.937.3110 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.cherryhillpark.com Open 8am-9pm 7 Days a Week. 400 site campground. Colton RV Elizabeth Jae 3122 Niagara Falls Blvd North Tonawanda, NY 14120 716.694.0188 · 800.628.4889 fax 716.694.4203 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.coltonrv.com Colton RV since 1962 providing the best in customer service, #1 holiday rambler and #1 Tiffin (Allegro) Dealer in the Northeast. 20 full-service bays, onsite campground. Forest River, Gulf Stream, Fleetwood, Roadtrek and more than 400 units in stock. Endless Summer RVs Thom Beckley 7633 Devilbiss Bridge Road Frederick, MD 21701 301.898.9848 · fax 301.898.0630 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.esrvs.com Open M-F 9am-5pm; Sat 9am-4pm. Dutchmen Class "C", Dynaquest, Holiday Rambler, Hurricane, Starcraft, Windsport, Forest River, Travel Supreme, Trail Sport, Trail Cruiser, Crossroads, Mandalay, service, inspection, rentals, storage and parts. Hilton Head Island Motorcoach Resort (Outdoor Resorts) Suzanne Bishop / Nancy Noggle 133 Arrow Road Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 843.785.7699 · 1.800.722.2365 fax 843.785.7643 Email: [email protected] Web: www.hiltonheadmotorcoachresort.com Premier Motorcoach only resort on South end of Hilton Head Island. 401 sites all with full hook-ups. One mile to Atlantic Ocean. Big Rigs welcome. Jim's RV Center Matt Jewel 67 Sacketts Creek Road Nichols, NY 18840 607.699.3807 · 800.634.2357 fax 607.699.3846 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.jimsmarine.com Open 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 and accessories store. All major appliances repairs. Kampgrounds of America Chris Fairlee P O Box 30558 Billings, MT 59114-0558 406.248.7444 · fax 406.248.7414 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.koa.com Long View RV Superstores Fran Roberts 13375 Route 22 Canann, NY 12029 413.247.9756 ext 101 fax 413.247.8394 E-mail: [email protected]viewrv.com Meyers Campers, Inc. Mark Meyer 3338 State Road Caledonia, NY 14423 585.538.6848 · 800.411.6660 fax 585.538.2662 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.meyerscampers.com Open 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 and inspection. Morris Meadows Recreation Farm Clyde Morris 1523 Freeland Road Freeland, MD 21053 410.329.6636 · fax 410.357.4089 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.morrismeadows.us Open year round. Summer 8am-9pm; Winter 8am-5pm. 300 site campground can accommodate any size RV, modem hook-ups, large pull-thrus; 50-30 amp KW and Wi-Fi hot spots available. Niagara's Lazy Lakes Camping Resort P O Box 1003 Lewiston, NY 14092 1.800.323.2555 · fax 716.434.2479 Outdoor Express RV Scott Subasic P O Box 100 Falling Waters, WV 25419 304.274.9114 · 800.700.4787 fax 304.274.9155 E-mail: [email protected] www.outdoorexpressrv.com Parkview RV Center Rick Horsey 5511 DuPont Parkway Smyrna, DE 19977 302.653.6619 · fax 302.653.6631 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.parkviewrv.com Open M-F 8am-6pm; Sat 8am-4pm. Airstream, Holiday Rambler, Prowler, Mallard, Coleman, Winnebago, Trail-Lite, Dutchmen, sales and service. Thousand Trails Inc. Roberta Reed 3801 Parkwood Blvd. #100 Frisco, TX 75034 214.618.7262· fax 214.618.7377 E-mail: [email protected] www.1000trails.com Travel Resorts of America Cornelia 1059 Sycamore Lane Jackson Springs, NC 27281 910.652.5559 · fax 910.652.2411 Wilkins Recreational Vehicles, Inc. Brian Wilkins 7520 State Rte. 415 Bath, NY 14810 607.776.3103 · 800.724.2105 fax 607.776.5315 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.wilkinsrv.com Open Summer M-Th 8am-8pm; F 8am6pm; Sat 9am-5pm. Winter M-F 8am6pm; Sat 9am-4pm; Closed Sun. Full line Georgie Boy, Newmar, Gulf Stream, Springdale, Sprinter, Outback, Big Horn, Cyclone, Trail-Cruiser. Parts, accessories and 20 bays.

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PRVCA Resources

AFTER MARKET DEALERS Countryside Enterprises Art Frank 4447 Venus Avenue Harrisburg, PA 17112 717.652.8535 · 877.542.6287 fax 717.652.0149 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.countryside-enterprises.com RV accessories Garrity Sales Kathy Garrity 219 E Honeoye St. Shinglehouse, PA 16748 814.260.9518 · 814.697.7219 fax 814.260.4519 E-mail: [email protected] RV parts & service, PA Inspection station, full agent notary service with PennDOT Contract. Used vehicle dealership. Propane refilling station. Golf Cart Services, Inc. Scott Gobrecht 4296 York Rd. New Oxford, PA 17350 717.624.2900 · fax 717.624.7661 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.golfcartservices.com The largest E-Z-GO Golf Car Distributors in the U.S. Provides MidAtlantic Region with sales and service of new E-Z-GO golf, turf, and specialty vehicles. Sales, service and parts for all makes and models of new and pre-owned golf cars. Lease and rental programs available. Same day shipment with most parts. J & J Sunshades Joanne Sadowski 112 Silver Oak Drive Lake Wales, FL 33898 863.679.5428 · fax 863.696.1347 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.rvmat.com Peninsula PressurePro, LLC Gil Forbes 8108 Calabria Court 407.401.9250 · 407.340.5771 fax 407.401.9282 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.pressurepro-tire.com S & S Enterprises [RV Service] George Scott 40 Knight Road Gettysburg, PA 17325 717.334.0149 · 717.338.9571 fax 717.334.0861 E-mail: [email protected] Thule, Inc. Nancy Palmer 42 Silvermine Road Seymour, CT 06483 203.881.4821 · 800.238.2388 fax 203.888.4252 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.thulerv.com Travelers are no longer confined to the interior of their RV or the amenities of their latest stop to enjoy the comforts of home while on the road with Thule's new SMART (Space Management and Recreational Travel) RV system. SMART RV accessories mount to the exterior of an RV, expanding its utility and outdoor living area. ASSOCIATIONS RPTIA, Inc. William Garpow 30 Greenville Street 2nd Floor Newnan, GA 30264 770.251.2672 · fax 770.251.0025 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.rptia.com Open 9am-6pm EST. RPTIA is a Nonprofit Trade Association Whose Voting Members Include the Manufacturers, Suppliers & Service Firms Who Produce or Service Park Trailers. Also Represented are the Nonvoting Associate Dealer & Park Members. DISTRIBUTORS AutumnWave Patrick Castellani 453 Lincoln St, Ste 6 Carlisle, PA 17013-1826 717.243.0865 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.autumnwave.com North American Distributor and Manufacturer's Rep. for the OnAir GT, a mobile HDTV receiver and DVR for PC. Connect to a TV Antenna to receive free over-the-air HDTV and Analog TV while on the go with no monthly fees or internet connection required. Also can receive Digital and Analog Cable. MSRP is $179.00. Cummins Power Systems Matthew R. Hubler/Service Manager 4499 Lewis Road Harrisburg, PA 17111-2541 717.214.2935 · 800.841.1344 fax 717.214.2929 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.powersystems.cummins.com Full Service Coach Care Facility Specializing in Bumper-to-Bumber 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 Jonas Lantz P O Box 190 Port Trevorton, PA 17864 570.374.1191 Jonas #213 fax 570.374.5356 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.kellermarine.com Open M-F 8am-5pm. Carefree, Thetford, Camco, Reese, Putnam, Suburban, Barker, Demco, Winegard, Shur-Flo, Atwood, Hydro Flame and Carrier. Sebrite Corporation Rick Malkus 4068 MT Royal Boulevard Allison Park, PA 15101 412.487.4880 · fax 800.735.8881 Hours: M-F 8:30am-5pm. Finance & Insurance Products. Stag-Parkway, Inc. Pete Rodgers 7453 Candlewood Road Hanover, MD 21076 410.850.5202 · 800.999.7824 fax 410.684.2138 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.stagparkway.com Hours: M-F 8am-5pm; Full Line RV Parts and Accessories. DTI RV Parts & Appliances Trey Miller 304 N Main Street Middlebury, IN 46540 800.289.0919 · 574.825.5858 fax 800.825.0919 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.dtiparts.com Foland Sales, Inc. For Business & Dealer Inquiries Only Charlie Foland 407 N Midler Avenue Syracuse, NY 13206-1899 315.463.1892 · fax 315.463.1812 E-mail: [email protected] Open M-F 8:30am-5pm. Fuel Injection Sales & Service Rick Blewitt 5332 W Tilghman Street Allentown, PA 18104 610.395.3718 · 800.322.9609 fax 610.395.9308 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.fuelinjection.net Open M-F 7:30am-5pm; Sat by Appointment. Diesel Fuel Injection & Turbocharger Specialists with Secured Service Facility. Supplier & Installation of Gale Banks Performance Products, BD/PAC/Jacobs Exhaust Brakes, and Racer Fuel Water Separators. FINANCE Bank of the West For Business & Dealer Inquires Only Glenn Hill 1450 Treat Boulevard Walnut Creek, CA 94597 800.843.2327 ext. 8894 fax 925.938.7446 Web: www.bankofthewest.com Customer One Financial Carole Kerr PO Box 648 Old Saybrook, CT 06475 860.388.1121· 860.395.5405 fax 860.388.1123 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.customeronefinancial.com D.S.C. Financial Services Inc and D.S.C Inc. Mike Bradley 1515 Perry Highway P O Box 240 Portersville, PA 16051 724.368.3881 · 800.642.0788 fax 724.368.0157 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.dsc-incorporated.com DSCF provides recreational vehicle and marine financing in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Maryland. DSL Inc. can provide for all your recreational vehicle, marine and specialty product Insurance needs. Fifth Third Bank Don Graham 600 Superior Ave. East Cleveland, OH 44114 216.274.5613 · fax 216.274.5613 E-mail: [email protected] Fulton Financial Corporation For Business & Dealer Inquiries Only Jeff Keeport P O Box 4887 One Penn Square Lancaster, PA 17604 717.291.2356 · fax 717.391.1390 E-mail:[email protected] Scott Financial Services Dale Bunce 914 S. Wolfe St. Baltimore, MD 21231 800.556.0666 · 410.675.6700 fax 410.675.0843 E-mail: [email protected] Tobin Associates Jay Tobin 926 Haddon Ave Collingswood NJ 08108 856.858.8445

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800..759.6321 Fax: 888.293.8445 E-mail: [email protected] Open M-F 8:30am ­ 7pm Saturday 9am-5pm Physical damage insurance, retail financing, extended service contracts, GAP, tire and wheel road hazard. Voyager RV Credit Hal Jolles P O Box 133 Spencerville, MD 20868 877.222.0301 · fax 301.384.0301 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.voyagercredit.com RV Financing/Credit. Wachovia Dealer Services Scott F. Naughton 1725 Lycoming Creek Rd Williamsport, PA 17701 570-220-6127 · fax 775-206-8546 Web: www.wachovia.com Wilmington Trust of PA John Terranova 795 E Lancaster Avenue Villanova, PA 19085-1517 610.520.8456 · fax 610.520.1425 E-mail: [email protected] Open 8:30am-5pm. Indirect Loans, Floorplan Financing, Checking Accounts & all Other Business or Personal Banking Needs. INSURANCE A Twin Peaks RV Insurance, Inc. Suzanne Groff 3677 Davie Blvd Ft Lauderdale, FL 33312 954.791.5007 · 800.507.8467 fax 954.791.0306 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.twinpeaksinsurance.com Open 10am-6pm. RV, Auto, Motorcycle, and Boat Insurance. ADM Marketing Group, Inc. Harold Haldeman 20 Erford Road Lemoyne, PA 17043-1163 717.761.5100 · fax 717.761.5887 E-mail: [email protected] Aegis Group Joseph Harner Aegis Security Insurance Company P O Box 3153 Harrisburg, PA 17105 717.657.9671 · 800.233.2160 fax 717.540.6479 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.aegisfirst.com AFLAC Jason Ferger P O Box 7226 York, PA 17404-7226 717.764.9998 · fax 717.764.4786 E-mail: [email protected]

Web: www.aflac.com Dennis Walpole Agency, Inc. Dennis Walpole 5904 E Taft Road North Syracuse, NY 13212 315.458.7330 · fax 315.214.0125 Open 9am-5pm. Progressive Insurance, Interstate National Dealer Services, American Heritage Life. GEICO RV 1345 Perimeter Pkwy Virginia Beach, VA, 23454 800.909.4031 E-mail: [email protected] 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. Gilbert RV Insurance Valerie Hollifield 5780 S. Semonan Boulevard Orlando, FL 32822 407.306.0060 · 888.784.6787 fax 407.482.6540 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.rv-insurance.com Open M-Th 9am-6:30pm. Fri. 9am ­ 6pm Sat. 9am ­ 4pm. RV Insurance for Units Valued to $1.5 Million Dollars & Extended Warranties. Keystone Insurers Group Joe Joyce 1995 Point Township Dr. Northumberland, PA 17857 800.416.5498 · fax 570.473.4303 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.keystoneinsgrp.com Property & Casualty Insurance, Business & Personal, Workers' Compensation, Life, Health, and Financial Services. Shoemaker & Besser Assoc, Inc. Pat McClure 4396 W Market Street York, PA 17404 717.792.2617 · fax 717.284.0850 E-mail:[email protected] Open M-F 8:30am-5pm. Insurance needs. Thum Insurance Agency, LLC Melissa Thum 3310 Eagle Park Drive, Ste 210 800.866.0777 · 616.957.2400 · fax 616.957.1204 Email: [email protected] Web: www.thuminsurance.com Thum Insurance Agency is one of the nation's largest Recreational Vehicle and Watercraft insurance specialists. We also provide Extended Service Contracts and Tire & Wheel Coverage

to RV and trailer owners. Tobin Agency E-mail: [email protected] Open M-F 8:30am ­ 7pm Saturday 9am-5pm United States Warranty Corporation Robert Landis 2760 S.O.M. Center Road Willoughby Hills, OH 44094 800.233.9878 · 440.516.2600 fax 440.516.2604 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.uswceagle.com Hours: 8:30am-5:15pm. Service Contracts and Extended Warranties. MANUFACTURERS Adventure Manufacturing Jerry Sell P O Box 1210 Peru, IN 46970 765.475.9500 · fax 765.475.9505 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.adventuremfg.com Airstream, Inc. / Division of Thor Dawn Chudyk 419 W Pike Street Jackson Center, OH 45334 937.596.6111 · fax 937.596.7956 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.airstream.com Open M-F 8am-5pm. Classic Safari & International Travel Trailers; Interstate, Westfalia & Parkway Class-B Vans;Base Camp Alfa Leisure, Inc. Valerie Evans 13501 5th Street Chino, CA 91710 800.430.3602 · 800.373.3372 fax 909.591.7902 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.alfaleisure.com Alpenlite / Alpine Coach / Western Recreational Vehicles, Inc. PO Box 9547 Yakima, WA 98909 509.457.4133 · 800.777.4133 fax 509.457.8184 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.wrv.com Open 8am-5pm (PST). Alpenlite Truck Campers, 5th Wheels, Alpine Coach Motorcoaches, Peak Custom Chassis Ameri-Camp Nick Recchio 72440 State Road 13 PO Box 249 Syracuse, IN 46567 574.528.6007 · fax 574.528.6337 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.ameri-camp.com Athens Park Homes Dick Grymonprez

PO Box 1270 Athens, TX 75751 903.677.0108 · fax 903.677.0118 [email protected] www.athensparkhomes.com Quality builder of park models & cabins featuring tape & textured interiors & hard panel exteriors. Bayridge Destination Travel Trailer / Division of Thor Richard Fischer 656 N. Delaware Nappanee, IN 46550 574.773.5353 · fax 574.773.5708 E-mail:[email protected] www.Bayridgetrailers.com Bigfoot Industries For Business & Dealer Inquiries Only Wolf Ernst 4114 Crozier Road Armstrong, BC V0E 1B6 250.546.2155 · fax 250.546.2166 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.bigfootrv.com Born Free Motorcoach 1505 N. 13th Street Humboldt, IA 50548 515.332.3755 · 1.800.247.1835 fax 515.332.3756 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.bornfreemotorcoach.com Breckenridge Park Trailers Denise Walsh 656 N. Delaware Nappanee, IN 46550 574.773.5353 · fax 574.773.2124 E-mail: [email protected] Carriage, Inc. Don Emahiser PO Box 246 230 Wabash Avenue Millersburg, IN 46543 800.832.3632 · 574.642.3622 ext. 217 fax 574.642.3663 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.carriageinc.com Open 8am-5pm. Royals International, Carriage, C-force (toy hauler), Carrilite, Cameo LXI and Compass 5th Wheels. Cavco Industries Inc. 2301 North Hwy 46 Seguin, TX 78155 830.379.4485 · fax 830.379.0013 www.cavco.com Chariot Eagle, Inc. Robert Holliday 931 N W 37th Avenue Ocala, FL 34475 352.629.7007 fax 352.629.6920 E-mail: [email protected] RV Park Trailers and Cabins.

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Classy Vehicle Specialties, Inc. dba Classy Chassis Tom Martin 1000 Axe Avenue Valparaiso, IN 46383 219.462.5536 · 800.223.4330 fax 219.462.1729 E-mail:[email protected] Web: www.classychassistrucks.com Open M-F 8am-5pm. Truck Conversions. Coach House, Inc. Steve Gerzeny 3480 Technology Drive Nokomis, FL 34275 941.485.0984 · 800.235.0984 fax 941.488.4095 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.coachhouserv.com Manufacturer of Platinum Class C Motor Homes. Coachmen Industries, Inc. Claire Skinner PO Box 3300 2831 Dexter Dr. Elkhart, IN 46515 574.262.0123 · fax 574.262.8823 Web: www.coachmen.com Coachmen RV Company Michael R. Terlep 423 North Main Street / P.O. Box 30 Middlebury, IN 46540 Phone: 574-825-5821 Fax: 574-825-7868 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.easyRVing.com Open Monday ­ Friday 8:00am5:30pm. Manufacture Class A and C motorhomes, travel trailers, fifth wheels, camping trailers and toy haulers. Columbia Northwest Nancy Miller 1297 Kecksburg Rd Mt. Pleasant, PA 15666 724.423.7440 · fax 724.423.8485 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.aliner.com For 26 years, Columbia Northwest has manufactured the world's lightest camping and travel trailers. Please visit us at www.aliner.com Country Coach, Inc. Matt Howard 210 E 6th Street Junction City, OR 97448-0400 541.998.3001 · 800.547.8015 fax 541.998.6687 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.countrycoach.com Everytime You See the Country Coach Logo You See the Words "The Worlds Finest Motorcoach". That's Because Every Country Coach That Rolls Off The Manufacturing Line in Junction City, OR is a Product of Extensive

Study and Debate, Ensuring That We are Building the Motorcoach Our Customer Wants to Own. Crossroads RV Mark Lucas, President 305 Hawpatch Drive Topeka, IN 46571 260.593.3850 · 888.226.7496 fax 260.593.2088 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.crossroadsrv.com Open M-F 8am-5pm. Travel Trailers & 5th Wheels. Cruiser RV LLC Jeff Fought For Business & Dealer Inquiries Only PO Box 130 Howe, IN 46746 260.562.3500 · fax 260.562.2210 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.cruiserrv.com Damon Motor Coach For Business & Dealer Inquiries Only Tina Doroh PO Box 2888 Elkhart, IN 46515 574.262.2624 · 800.860.5658 fax 574.262.4850 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.damonrv.com Class A Motorhome Manufacturer Product Line-up Includes Tuscany, Astoria, Challenger, Day Break & Outlaw. DNA Enterprises Kevin Wells PO Box 147 Goshen, IN 46527 574.534.0034 · fax 574.534.4342 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.canterburyrv.com Doubletree RV LLC Dan Tauer PO Box 235 Howe, IN 46746 260.562.1075 · fax 260.562.1078 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.doubletreervsuites.com Dutch Park Homes, Inc. For Business & Dealer Inquiries Only Jeff Pressinell 2948 Hackberry Drive Goshen, IN 46526 574.642.0150 · fax 574.642.0155 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.dutchpark.com Open 8am-5pm; Homestead Series, Classic Series, Signature Series and 102 Series. Dutchmen Manufacturing Inc. / Division of Thor Lori Chubb 2164 Caragana Court Goshen, IN 46526

574.534.1224 · fax 574.534.3807 E-mail: [email protected] Open M-F 8am-5pm. Travel Trailers and 5th Wheels with the Following Brand Names: Dutchmen, Four Winds, Colorado, T&B, Aerolite and Skamper. Liteweights to Laminated Products. Dynamax Corporation Dewayne Creighton, Jr. 2745 Northland Drive P O Box 1948 Elkhart, IN 46515 574.262.3474 · fax 574.262.1099 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.dynamaxcorp.com Manufacturer of Class C Motorhomes: Isata, Grand Sport, Dynaquest, Dynasport. Fairmont Park Trailers (Division of Fairmont Homes) 502 S. Oakland Nappanee, IN 46550 800.777.8787 ext. 3735 fax 574.773.7964 Email: [email protected] Web: www.fairmontparktrailers.com 12' Wide Brands: Country Manor, Brookwood Fleetwood Motor Homes Dave Chaney Eastern Region 9100 Arboratum Parkway Suite 360 Richmond, VA 23236 877.280.6514 · fax 804.323.1092 Open M-F 8am-5pm. Prowler, Wilderness, Terry, Mallard. Fleetwood RV Lisa Baker 3030 Myers Street Riverside, CA 92503 951.351.3359 · fax 951.351.3578 E-mail: [email protected] Foretravel, Inc. 1221 NW Stallings Drive Nacogdoches, TX 75964 936-564-8367 · 800-955-6226 fax 936-564-0391 Web: www.foretravel.com Luxury Motor Coaches $435,000 $750,000. Call or visit Keystone RV Center: 15799 Young Rd., Greencastle, PA 17225 Phone: 717597-0939 or 800-232-3279 Four Winds International / Division of Thor Dana Simon and Jeff Kime PO Box 1486 701 County Road 15 Elkhart, IN 46515-1486 574.266.1111 · fax 574.294.8971 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.fourwinds-rv.com Open M-F 8am-5pm. Tours M-F 3:30pm.Class A motorhomes: Magellan, Windsport Hurricane. Class

C motorhomes: Chateau, Dutchmen, Four Winds. Toy Hauler (Class A and Class C). Fun Mover Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. Missy Grey 552 Hyatt Street Gaffney, SC 29341 864.487.1700 · 864.206.8638 fax: 864.487.6400 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.freightlinerchassis.com The RV Industries Largest Diesel Chassis Manufacturer - "The Leader at Every Turn". Freightliner Specialty Vehicles, Inc. Johnny Red 2300 S Thirteenth Street Clinton, OK 73601 580.323.4100 · fax 580.323.4111 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.sportchassis.com Georgie Boy Mike Scheetz 423 North Main Street / P.O. Box 30 Middlebury, IN 46540 Phone: 574-825-5821 Fax: 574-825-7868 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.georgieboy.com Open Monday ­ Friday 8:00am5:30pm. Manufacture Class A and C motorhomes Glendale RV For Business Dealer & Dealer Inquiries Only Greg Thomas 145 Queen Street Strathroy, ON N7G 3J6 519.245.1600 · fax 519.245.5149 E-mail: g[email protected] Web: www.glendalerv.com Open M-F 8:30am-5pm. Golden Falcon, Titanium 5th Wheels, 5th Wheels, Park Trailers, Royal Classic Class C Motorhomes. Great West Van Conversions, Inc. Wade Wilken 329 Parkdale Road St Andrews, Manitoba R1A 3N9 204.338.9303 · fax 204.334.0928 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.greatwestvans.com Open M-F 8am-5pm CST. Class B Motorhomes. Gulf Stream Coach, Inc. Jennifer Medich 503 S. Oakland Avenue PO Box 1005 Nappanee, IN 46550 574.773.7761 · 800.289.8787 fax 574.773.5761 E-mail: [email protected] Hours: 8am-5pm. Tour Master, Friendship, Sun Voyager, Scenic Cruiser, Sun Sport, Conquest & Ultra Class C's; Innsbruck, Conquest & Sea

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Hawk Travel Trailers & 5th Wheels; Kingsley 5th Wheels, Yellowstone Division. Haulmark Motorcoach For Dealer & Business Inquiries Only Jim Funkhouser 52400 N SR 15 Bldg 6 866.760.8195 · 574.848.0723 · fax 574.848.1553 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.haulmark.com Haulmark produces motorhomes, motorgarages, and Sport Deck (toters). Available on Freightliner and Volvo single and tandem axles. Heartland Recreational Vehicles For Business Dealer & Dealer Inquiries Only Scott Tuttle 1001 All Pro Drive Elkhart, IN 46514 574.262.5992 · 574.266.8726 fax 574.262.8702 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.Heartlandrvs.com Heritage Park Models, Inc. Jim Hite 25786 Miner Road Elkhart, IN 46514 574.262.9299 · fax 574.264.7383 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.heritageparkmodels.net Manufacturer of High Quality Custom Park Model Homes at Affordable Prices. Hy-Line Enterprises Holdings LLC Jim Brown 21674 Beck Drive Elkhart, IN 46516 574.294.1112 · fax 574.293.4672 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.hylinetrailers.com Open 8am-5pm. Manufacturer of HyLine, Pine Creek, EZ Street Travel Trailers, Fifth Wheels & Park Trailers. Jayco, Ind. John MacDonald 903 S Main Street Middlebury, IN 46540 574.825.5861 · fax 574.825.7354 [email protected] www.jayco.com Open Mon-Fri. 8am ­ 5pm Greyhawk, Seneca & Melbourne Class C Motorhomes; Designer, Eagle, Eagle Super Lite Fifth Wheels; Eagle, Jay Flight & Jay Feather Travel Trailers; Jay, Select & Baja Camping Trailers; Recon ZX & Octane ZX Toy Haulers K-Z, Inc. For Business & Dealer Inquiries Only Marlene Snyder 0985 N. 900W Shipshewana, IN 46565 260.768.4016 · fax 260.768.4017 Web: www.kz-rv.com

Keystone RV Company Beth Ormsby 2642 Hackberry Drive Goshen, IN 46526 574.535.2100 · fax 574.535.2199 E-mail: [email protected] 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. King of the Road PO Box 99 1313 Road G York, NE 68467 402.363.7460 · 866.400.9840 fax 402.363.7466 Web: www.kingoftheroadrv.com Open 8am-5pm. Crown Marquis, Royalite, Royal Villa Kropf Industries, Inc. Curt Yoder PO Box 30 Goshen, IN 46527 574.533.2171 · 800.634.2171 fax 574.533.3723 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.kropfind.com Open M-F 8am-5pm. Kropf Island Series Trailer, Kropf Special Edition & Special Edition Loft Park Trailer, Kropf Executive Park Trailer. Lance Camper Mfg. Corp. For Business & Dealer Inquiries Only Gary Conley 43120 Venture Street Lancaster, CA 93535 661.949.3322 · fax 661.949.1262 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.lancecamper.com Open M-F 8am-5pm PST. Lance Campers, Lance Lite Campers, Lance Slideout Campers. Lee Enterprises Mfg. Co. Carol Holdron 25883 North Park Ave. Elkhart, IN 46514 574.262.1543 · fax 574.262.1545 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.Leisureparkmodels.com Leisure Travel Vans, Ltd. Marla Wasserberg Box 1208, Morden MB Canada R6M 1B1 204.822.3009 · 877.288.8088 fax 204.822.5505 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.leisurevans.com

Mandalay Luxury Division / Division of Thor Dana Simon / Jeff Kime PO BOX 1486 604 Middleton Run Road Elkhart, IN 46515-1486 866.919.4444 · fax 574-522-4276 [email protected] www.mandalaycoach.com Open M-F 8am-5pm. Tours M-F 3:30pm. Class A luxury diesel motorhomes. Mandalay, Presidio 360, Presidio 400. Monaco Coach Corportation Yvonne Reed 91320 Coburg Industrial Way Coburg, OR 97408 800.650.7337 · 800.634.0855 fax 574.862.7261 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www. monaco-online.com Manufacturer of Travel Trailers, Fifth Wheels, Toy Haulers, Class A, Class B & Class C Motorhomes under the Monaco, Holiday Rambler, Beaver, Safari & McKenzie Brands. Monaco Coach Corporation Yvonne Reed 606 Nelson Parkway Wakarusa, IN 46573 574.862.7211 · 574.862.7496 fax 541.862.7261 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.monaco-online.com Manufacturer of Travel Traielrs, Fifth Wheels, Toy Haulers, Class A, Class B & Class C Motorhomes under the Monaco, Holiday Rambler, Beaver, Safari & Mckenzie Brands. National RV Inc. Kristopher Dean 3411 N. Perris Blvd Perris, CA 92571 PH: 951-943-6007 Fax: 951-943-8498 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.nationalrv.com Products: Pacifica, Tropical, Nautica, Dolphin, Sea Breeze, Surfside, Rip Tide Class A Motorhomes New Horizons RV Corp. Erin Stadel 2618 Mid America Drive Junction City, KS 66441 785.238.7575 · 800.235.3140 fax 785.238.4992 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.horizonsrv.com Newmar Corporation 355 N. Delaware St. PO Box 30 Nappanee, IN 46550 800.860.0086 · fax 574.773.2895 Web: www.newmarcorp.com Open 7:30am-5pm. Grand Star, All Star, King Aire, Dutch Star, Kountry Star, Mountain Aire, Kountry Aire,

London Aire, Cypress, Torrey Pine, Bay Star, Canyon Star, Ventana, Essex, X Aire, Service, Inspection. Northwood Manufacturing, Inc. Ron Nash / Wayne Orton PO Box 3359 La Grande, OR 97850 541.962.6274 · fax 541.962.6217 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.nashtraveltrailers.com NU-WA Industries, Inc. Dale Seely PO Box 39 Osceola, IN 46561 800.689.2463 · 574.674.6787 fax 574.674.5816 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.nuwa.com Hours: 9am-5pm CST. Hitchhiker; Premier, Champagne, Discovery, II's, "S" series, Snowbird; Shadow, Snowbird and Legend. Palomino RV / Vanguard LLC Dan Culberson 1047 East M86 Colon, MI 49040 269.432.3271 · fax 269.432.2516 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.palominorv.com Open M-F 8am-5pm. Fold-Down Camping Trailers, Fold-Down Truck Campers, Hard-Side Truck Campers, Lite Travel Trailers with Expandable Beds, 5th Wheels. Peterson Industries, Inc. Steven A. Ellenberger 616 East HWY 36 Smith Center, KS 66967 800.368.3759 · 785.282.6825 fax 785.282.3810 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.excelrvs.com Manufacturer of Excel 5th wheels. We offer three lines to help meet your needs. Phoenix USA, Inc. Stuart Bailey 53217 Marina Dr. Elkhart, IN 46514 574.266.2020 · 574.596.6479 fax 574.266.8404 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.phoenixusarv.com Pilgrim International, Inc. Christine Horne 14489 U S 20 Middlebury, IN 46540 574.825.8686 · fax 574.825.8166 E-mail: [email protected] Pleasure-Way Industries Dean Rumpel 302 Portage Avenue Saskatoon, SK S7J 4C6 E-mail: [email protected]

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Roadtrek Motorhomes Inc. 100 Shirley Avenue Kitchener, ON N2B 2E1 519.745.1169 · fax 519.745.1161 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.roadtrek.com Open M-F 8:30am-5pm. Roadtrek Class "B" Motorhomes (van campers). Skyline Corporation For Business & Dealer Inquiries Only Jeff Holdread 2520 By-Pass Road Elkhart, IN 46515 574.294.6521 E-mail: [email protected]p.com Spartan Chassis, Inc. Gordie Taylor 1165 Reynolds Road Charlotte, MI 48813 517.543.6400 ext.205 · fax 517.543.7728 E-mail: [email protected] 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 Motorhomes. Starcraft RV, Inc. Peter Stacey 536 Michigan Street Topeka, IN 46571 877.883.8859 fax 717.626.2796 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.starcraftrv.com Open M-F 8am - 5pm. Centennial, Starcraft, RT Folding Camping Trailers, Antigua Expandables & XLT TT, Travel Star Expandables & XLT TT, Travel Star SPORT and XLT SPORT TT, Starcraft ST TT, Star Stream Expandables & TT, Aruba LITE TT & 5th Wheels, Homestead LITE TT & 5th Wheels, Pine Mountain Truck Campers. Stewart Park Homes Matt Granish 219 Industrial Blvd. Thomasville, GA 31792 800.313.1099 · 229.558.9422 fax 229.558.9426 E-mail: [email protected] Sun Valley, Inc. For Business & Dealer Inquiries Only Mart Romanetz 0450 W. 75 N. Howe, IN 46746 260.562.2047 · 800.327.7684 fax 260.562.3176 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.sunvalleyinc.com

Manufacturer of Truck Campers, Travel Trailers and Fifth Wheels, Toy Haulers Sunnybrook RV, Inc. Dymon Farrer 201 - 14th Street Middlebury, IN 46540 574.825.5250 · fax 574.825.5433 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.sunnybrookrv.com Teton Homes (B & B Homes) Mary Starr PO Box 2349 Mills, WY 82644 307.235.1525 · fax 307.577.6027 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.tetonhomes.com Open M-F 8am-5pm. Teton 5th Wheel Trailers. Manufacturers of Luxury Class RVs in the Royal and Experience Model Lines. Tiffin Motor Homes For Business & Dealer Inquiries Only Jerry Williamson 105 2nd St. NW Red Bay, AL 35582 256.356.0216 · fax 256.356.9742 E-mail:[email protected] Web: www.tiffinmotorhomes.com Scenic View (Park Cottages and Cabins) For Business & Dealer Inquiries Only Linda Sissom / John Szucs 25876 Miner Road Elkhart, IN 46514 574.264.3127 · 800.497.1382 fax 574.264.0131 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.scenicviewrv.com Park Cottages ­ Scenic View Trail-Lite (Div. of R-Vision, Inc.) Denny Bailey 2666 S. Country Club Road Warsaw, IN 46580 574.268.2111 · fax 574.371.2311 Web: www.trail-lite.com Open M-F 8am-5pm. Trail-Lite, TrailHarbor, Trail-Cruiser, Trail-Bay, Bantam Travel Trailers & 5th Wheels; Trail-Lite Class A & B + Motorhomes. Trailmanor, Inc. Keith Hulsey PO Box 130 Lake City, TN 37769 865.426.7426 · 1.800.707.7061 fax 865.426.8773 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.trailmanor.com Trailmanor Trailers Have Everything You'd Find in a Travel Trailer in a Lightweight Package That Folds Down to Tow Like a Pop-up and Fit a Garage. Travel Supreme, Inc. For Business & Dealer Inquiries Only

Carissa Bordner PO Box 610 Wakarusa, IN 46573 574.862.4484 · 800.626.0563 fax 574.862.2065 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.travelsupreme.com

Triple E Recreational Vehicles Ernie Penner PO Box 1230 Winkler, MB R6W 4C4 204.325.4361 · fax 204.325.5241 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.tripleerv.com Open M-F 8am-5pm. Empress, Invitation, Commander, Embassy, Regency, Topaz. Trophy Homes, Inc. For Business & Dealer Inquiries Only Roger Byce 2730 Almac Court Elkhart, IN 46514 574.264.4911 · fax 574.264.6960 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.trophyparkmodel.com Open M-F 6am-5pm. Manufacturer of park trailers. Products include: 8' and 8' wide units with or without sSlideouts, and our 10', 11.5' and 12' wide models without slide-outs. All sizes are available as customized floor plans. United Recreational Vehicles, LLC Kristine Zhang Two University Plaza, Suite 503 Hackensack, NJ 07601 201.498.0999 · 201.498.0688 fax 201.342.0886 Email: [email protected] Web: www.urvusa.com Manufacturer and distributor of light weight travel trailers, car top tents under iCamp® Viking RV Gar Warlick 580 W. Burr Oak Street P.O. Box 549 Centreville, MI 49032 Phone: 269-467-6321 Fax: 269-467-6021 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.vikingrv.com Manufacture folding camping trailers and travel trailers. Winnebago Industries, Inc. 605 W Crystal Lake Road Forest City, IA 50436 641.585.3535 Web: www.winnebagoind.com Open M-F 8am-4:30pm Product Lines: Winnebago and Itasca Woodland Park, Inc. Dave Burroghs 111 Crystal Heights Boulevard PO Box 1309 Middlebury, IN 46540

574.825.2104 · 800.999.4958 fax 574.825.2487 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.woodland-park.com Mfg. of High Quality Park Trailers Since 1983. Standard/Custom Floor Plans Available, 8 1/2 Wide Flat Roof Timber Ridge Series, 8 1/2 Wide Pitched Roof Oak Ridge Series, 11-12 Wide Timber Ridge Series, 11-12 Wide Signature Series, 11-12 Wide Cabin Series. PRESS RV Xtreme Magazine For Dealers & Business Inquiries Only Mike Klinger 1541-D Parkway Loop Tustin, CA 92780 714.566.1200 · 714.566.0120 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.rvxtreme.com RV Xtreme Magazine is the lifestyle magazine for the new generation of active RV enthusiasts. RVX is redefining what it means to be an RV magazine. TL Enterprises Fred Schwarz 1844 Sterretts Gap Avenue Carlisle, PA 17013 717.249.6338 · fax 717.249.1418 E-mail: [email protected] TL Enterprises / Affinity Group / AGI Barbara Keig 2575 Vista Del Mar Drive Ventura, CA 93001 805.667.4100 · 805.667.4386 fax 805.667.4379 E-mail: [email protected] Publishers of Trade & Consumer Magazines [RV Business, Trailer Life, Motorhome]. Campground Directory & Books, Sponsor of the Good Sam Club ­ a 900,000 Member, Consumer RV Club. Trader Media For Dealers & Business Inquiries Only John Pennington 585 Turner Ind. Way Aston, PA 19014 610.497.8709 ext. 358 fax 610.497.8683 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.dominionenterprises.com Woodall's Publishing Barry Jenkins 186 Knotty Oak Drive Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054 856.608.0760 · fax 856.608.0761 E-mail: [email protected]

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RENTALS A.J. RV Rentals, Inc. Shawn Kessler 7760 Allentown Blvd. Harrisburg, PA 17112 717.909.7878 · fax 717.671.7020 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.AJRVRentals.com Renting New Motor Homes and Campers in Harrisburg, PA Area. Setup and One Ways Available. Clean, Dependable, Friendly and Honest. Kelner's Rentals, Inc. Jeff Wiener and Ed Kelly 1151 Fielding Drive West Chester, PA 19382-7234 610.399.6879 · fax 610.269.9098 E-mail: [email protected] Rentals of RVs, Trailers, Pop-ups. Production, Wardrobe RVs. SERVICE Adventure Caravans Ron Kohn 125 Promise Lane Livingston, TX 77351 936.327.3428 · 800.872.7897 fax 936.327.3663 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.adventurecaravans.com Open 8am-7pm. Guided full service RV tours and rallies. Anderson's Brochure Distribution Service Skip & Judy Deegans Drawer 467 Lewisburg, WV 24901 304.497.3238 · 866.645.1897 fax 304.497.3250 E-mail: [email protected] Open 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. Campground Membership Resale / Monaghan Enterprises Dan Monaghan 13503 Polo Court Clermont, FL 34711 352.242.4461 E-mail: [email protected] Capital Self Storage Karen Schorr 5160 East Trindle Road Mechanicsburg, PA 17050 717.691.8800 · 717.691.0839 E-mail:[email protected] Web: www.capitalselfstorage.com Comprehensive Communications For Business & Dealer Inquiries Only 222 N. Hicks Place Palatine, IL 60067 847.934.0580 · 847.991.3328 Internet in motion.

Family Motor Coach Assoc. Inc. Kathy Gebhart 8291 Clough Pike Cincinnati, OH 45244 513.388.5317 · 800.543.3622 fax 513.388.5314 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.fmca.com Open 8am-5pm EST. Family Motor Coaching Magazine; Services for Motorhome owners. Firesmith (Industrial Equipment Fabricators) James Wharrey 2 Early Street Elwood City, PA 16117 724.752.8819 · fax 724.752.8009 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.thefiresmith.com The Ultimate Rugged Wood Burning Campfire/Grill made from Corrosion Resistant Steel. There are 8 Models, 12 Scene Designs and Numerous Cooking Accessories to Choose From. Ideal For the Travels of an RV'er, Permanent Campsite or Centralized Campground Areas. Fran's Concepts Fran Houser 11390 West Waterway Homosassa, FL 34448 352.212.5858 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.fransconcepts.com Garber Self Storage Roger C. Garber 860 Milton Grove Road Mount Joy, PA 17552 717.653.1988 ·866.653.1988 · fax 717.653.5272 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.garberselfstorage.com PA's premier indoor recreational vehicle self storage units: We can store your RV, Motorhome, Coach, Boat, antique or class cars inside. Our individual units have electric and lights for indoor use. We are conveniently located between Lancaster & Harrisburg, PA, just off Rte. 283. Health Craft Cooking Show Paul Bowmen 5414 Town 'n Country Blvd Tampa, FL 33615 813.881.0256 · 717.586.5640fax 813.888.3331 E-mail: [email protected] Waterless/Greaseless Cookware, Cutlery, Electric Skillets, Kitchen Machines & Juicers. Kitchen Craft International Kim McKay 4129 United Avenue Mt Dora, FL 32757 352.483.7600 · fax: 352.483.7603

E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.cookforlife.com MAC Events / NJ RV Shows James McLaughlin 309 Morris Avenue Suite D Spring Lake, NJ 07762 732.449.4004 #11 · fax 732.449.5566 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.macevents.com Producer of Consumer Shows Such as RV, Boat, Home, Sports, Kids in NJ, RI, CO, MA, VA, WI. McNees, Wallace and Nurick Larry Wieder / Barbara A. Darkes 100 Pine Street P O Box 1166 Harrisburg, PA 17108-1166 717.237.5229 · 717.237.5381 fax 717.237.5300 E-mail: [email protected] or [email protected] Web: www.mwn.com Legal services. New Frontier Camp Fires Thomas Cockcroft 2400 Forest Drive #103 Inverness, FL 34453 904.716.7524 · 352.344.2325 E-mail: [email protected] Penn State Expo Services, Inc. Ken Lint 4115 N. 6th Street Harrisburg, PA 17110-0676 717.236.6733 · fax 717.236.6758 E-mail: [email protected] Pioneer Pole Buildings, Inc. Laurie Fink 716 South Route 183 Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972 888.448.2505 · fax 888.448.2515 Email: [email protected] 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 Paul Mintz 1074 Independence Ave. Mountain View, CA 94043 650.961.5334 · fax 650.961.3800 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.porta-bote.com Reliable Products Michael Leibl 639 Fitch Street Onieda, NY 13421

315.363.9202 · fax 315.363.4215 E-mail: [email protected] Web: Reliableproductsonline.com Super Spray Cleaner. Full line RV Marine Products. Risco, Inc. Tara Macchia 25 W. Highland Ave. Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716 732.872.7722 · fax 732.872.7664 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.riscorv.com RV Special Things Len Bunts 1628 E. Southern Suite 9254 Tempe, AZ 85282 480.220.3688 · 800.524.8892 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.rvspecialthings.com RVTraderonline.com Tricia Wood 295 Bendix Road 3rd Floor Virginia Beach, VA 23452 757.321.8527 · fax 866.703.4084 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.rvtraderonline.com Open 8:30am-5:30pm. Designed to be the Internet Resource for Consumers Looking to Buy or Sell a Recreational Vehicle, Offering RV Dealers & Companies Within The Marketplace the Most Advanced Promotional/Marketing Packages. Select Comfort Coventry Mall/351 W. Schuylkill Rd Pottstown, PA 19465 610.327.3910 · fax 610.327.0375 www.sleepnumber.com The Sleep Number Bed by Select ComfortTM uses patented airchamber technology to provide a gentle cushion of support that can be easily adjusted to each individual's preference for comfort and firmness. Enjoy deeper, restorative sleep on the Sleep Number® bed. Sobel & Associates For Business & Dealer Inquiries Only Randy Sobel 5117 65th Avenue West University Place, WA 98467 253.565.2577 · fax 253.564.5943 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.sobeltraining.com The Cleaning Depot ­ Streakfree Renee Bedore 5316 Oakview Dr. Allentown, PA 18104 1.866.MY.CLOTH · 1.800.973.3446 Web: www.greatcloth.com Never use harsh cleaning chemicals again! Remove Soap Scum and Cleans Windshields, Windows, Mirrors, Chrome ­ any Hard Surface with only water! and STREAKFREE!

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The Good Sam Club Member Services 2575 Vista Del Mar Drive Ventura, CA 93001 1.800.234.3450 fax 805.667.4454 Web: www.goodsamclub.com Hours: 8:30am-5pm PST. Good Sam Club memberships, related products, services & publications. Uncommon USA, Inc. Stacy Newman 1125 E St Charles Road Lombard, IL 60148 630.268.9672 · fax 630.268.9655 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.uncommonusa.com United Brochure Distributors For Business & Dealer Inquiries Only Wil Bernstein 14 Franconia Drive Nashua, NH 03063 603.882.8615 · 800.691.5520 fax 603.883.5829 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.vacationnortheastusa.com Hours: Anytime! Distribution of camping & attractions brochures to dealers & general public at shows. Western Horizon Resorts / Fantasy RV Tours 111 Camino Del Rio Gunnison, CO 81230 800.952.8496 · fax 970.642.4573 Web: www.fantasyrvtours.com Open Mon-Fri 8am-5pm. RV tours & rallies in Alaska, Canada, Mexico, USA, Europe, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand. Woodall Publications Corporation Donna Brown 2575 Vista Del Mar Ventura, CA 93001 1.800.323.9076 fax 805.667.4468 E-mail: [email protected] Consumer Web: www.woodalls.com Business Web: www.woodalls.biz SUPPLIERS B&W Custom Truck Beds, Inc. Scott Marsh 1216 Highway 224 Humboldt, KS 66748 620.473.3664 · fax 620.473.3766 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.turnoverball.com Blue Ox Kim Landholm 1 Mill Road Pender, NE 68047 402.385.3051 · fax 402.385.3360 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.blueox.us

Open 7:30am-6pm CST. Blue Ox weight distributing hitches, towing systems, braking systems, carriers, gooseneck hitches & accessories for the RV aftermarket. Camco Manufacturing, Inc. For Business & Dealer Inquiries Only Jenny Smith 121 Landmark Drive Greensboro, NC 27409 336.668.7661 · fax 336.668.2049 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.camco.net Open M-F 8am-5pm EST. RV Accessories, aanitation, fresh water, housewares, chemicals, plumbing, hardware, antifreeze. Carefree of Colorado 2145 W. 6th Avenue Broomfield, CO 80020 800.622.3230 · 303.469.3324 fax 303.469.4742 Web: www.carefreecolorado.com Awnings & window awnings, slide room awnings, awning accessories, interior shades. Cequent Towing Products Valaurie Hopper 47774 Anchor Court West Plymouth, MI 48170 800.632.3290 fax 800.249.3827 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.cequentgroup.com Cequent is the leading manufacturer of aftermarket automotive accessories including: hitches, brake controls, goosenecks, 5th wheel hitches, electrical accessories, lighting accessories and much, much more. Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co. Justin Yingling 336 Fairville Ave. Harrisburg, PA 17112 717.526.2121 · fax 717.526.2072 Email: [email protected] Web: www.cb-power.com Caterpillar Truck and RV engine service for Central and Western Pennsylvania. Locations in WilkesBarre, Milesburg, Harrisburg and New Stanton. Demco / Dethmers Manufacturing Co. Ken Streff and Scott Johnson PO Box 189 Boyden, IA 51234 712.725.2311 · 800.543.3626 fax 800.845.6420 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.demco-products.com Open M-F 7am-5pm. Tow Bars; Tow Dollies; Base Plates; Tow Bar Deflectors.

Dura-Bilt Products, Inc. For Business & Dealer Inquiries Only Marty Chalk and Jeff Chalk PO Box 188 Wellsburg, NY 14894 570.596.2000 · fax 570.596.3296 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.durabilt.com Manufacturers of high quality sunroom enclosures, all season sunrooms, three season sunrooms, screen rooms, awning, roofs, carpets, windows awnings & door canopies. Ford Motor Company Richard Mooney 16800 Executive Plaza Drive Dearborn, MI 48126 313.390.2046 · fax 313.322.1530 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.fleet.ford.com Class A & C chassis vans & pick ups for towing. Hensley Mfg., Inc. Colin Connell 1097 S. State Road Davison, MI 48423 810.658.0006 · 800.410.6580 fax 810.653.4468 E-mail: [email protected] Open M-F 8:30am-6pm; Sat 9am1pm. Hensley Arrow Advanced Towing System which eliminates sway and distributes weight. McKesh Portable Rearview Mirror for towing. JR Products For Business & Dealer Inquiries Only Chris Carpenter 9680 County Road Clarence Center, NY 14032 800.269.7622 · fax 716.633.7576 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.jrprvinc.com Open M-F 9am-5pm. Interior/exterior hardware, curtain hardware, plumbing accessories, hatches, towing accessories Prod-X Launchforce, LLC Andy Cote, Sr. 1 Linden Way Merrimack, NH 03054 603.429.2904 · 603.494.2116 (c) fax 603.429.2904 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.plf-products.com Proprietary, after market, RV accessory products. Home of the Divert-RTM (Rubber Downspout). Pulliam Enterprises, Inc. / Pullrite Randy Pulliam 13790 E. Jefferson Blvd Mishawaka, IN 46545 800.443.2307 · 574.259.1520 fax 574.258.0289 E-mail: [email protected]

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. ROADMASTER, Inc. 5602 N.E. Skyport Way Portland, OR 97218 800-669-9690 fax: 503-288-8900 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.roadmasterinc.com A complete line of towing products ­ tow bars, tow bar brackets, supplemental braking systems and towing accessories ­ as well as antisway bars. Silver-Top Manufacturing Co, Inc. John Hannan P O Box 225 11120 Pulaski Highway White Marsh, MD 21162-0225 800.638.6960 · 410.335.5500 fax 410.335.6646 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.silver-top.com Open M-F 8am-5pm. RV Two-way portable insulated awnings, Chesapeake, portable screen rooms, permanent awnings & three season room enclosures. Valterra Products For Business & Dealer Inquiries Only Donna Warr 15230 San Fernando Mission Boulevard, Suite 107 Mission Hills, CA 91345 818.898.1671 · fax 818.361.5389 E-mail: [email protected] Workhorse Custom Chassis, LLC Bob Wert 922 S. SR 32 Union City, IN 42390 765.964.4000 · fax 765.964.3572 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.workhorse.com Produce Chassis that make motor home experiences the best they can be. Assemble Motor Chassis Including W16/18; W20/22; W24; R Services; C Class. TRANSPORT Quality Drive Away, Inc. Devon Bechtel 64825 County Road 31 Goshen, IN 46528 574.642.4150 · fax 574.642.4842 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.qualitydriveaway.com

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Focus on Western PA

©Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau

Experience the best of the mountains, lakes, cities and scenery as you explore Western PA, which consists of the Laurel Highlands/Southern Alleghenies, Allegheny National Forest, Lake Erie and Pittsburgh regions. Be swept away by the awesome scenery of the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon and the 2,053 feet of Kinzua Bridge. In Pittsburgh, you'll want to take in the culture at the city's theaters, museums and restaurants and of course, the National Football League's Steelers. The first lighthouse built on the Great Lakes will guide you to the shores of Lake Erie, while the caverns of the Laurel Highlands will take you deep into a spelunker's delight. To see it all at your own pace, traverse the scenic Route 6, which stretches long across the Northern Tier.

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Conneaut Lake Park, Conneaut Lake ­ the state's second largest natural glacier lake, golf, fishing and festivals. Info: 814.382.5115 Daffin's Candies, Sharon ­ world's largest candy store and home of the Chocolate Kingdom, a fantasyland of chocolate characters. Info: 724.342.2892 Erie National Wildlife Refuge, Guys Mills ­ see more than 200 species of birds. 8,877 acres for birdwatching, fishing, hunting, hiking or biking. Info: 814.789.3585 Erie Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Erie ­ get up close and personal with 400 animals from around the world. Info: 814.864.4091

Oil City Antique Warehouse Mall, Oil City ­ over 50 vendors with a large inventory. Info: 814.678.2200 Presque Isle State Park, Erie ­ popular area for recreation along Lake Erie. Info: 814.833.7424 Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort, Erie ­ Pennsylvania's only indoor water park. Slides, kiddie pools. Info: 1.866.3.SPLASH (377-5274) Waldameer Park & Water World, Erie ­ family amusement park with 75 rides, slides and attractions. Info: 814.838.3591

Info: 814.454.1813 Discovery Square, Erie ­ home of the Erie Art Museum, Erie History Center and expERIEnce Children's Museum. Info: 814-459-5477 Drake Well Museum and Park, Titusville ­ birth of oil industry, indoor and outdoor operating exhibits. Info: 814.827.2797 Erie Maritime Museum, Erie ­ vividly illustrates Niagara's history and the region's rich maritime heritage. Info: 814.452.2744 Venango Museum of Art, Science and Industry, Oil City ­ see how the discovery of oil changed the world. Info: 814.677.2007

MUSEUMS

Battles Museums of Rural Life, Girard ­ 1858 farmhouse, 1861 family residence, 1893 bank.

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FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Edinboro Highland Games and Scottish Festival, Edinboro ­ a three-day festival held each May, that

celebrates the Scottish heritage. Info: 1.800-524-ERIE

PITTSBURGH REGION

ATTRACTIONS

Byham Theater, Pittsburgh ­ enjoy a show at Pittsburgh's only surviving Vaudeville theater. Info: 412.456.6666 Living Treasures Animal Park, New Castle ­ families can pet, feed and enjoy more than 500 friendly animals. Info: 724.924.9571 "Main Street Shops," Volant ­ enjoy these quaint shops in the Amish countryside. Info: 724.533.5054 Nationality Rooms, Pittsburgh ­ tour 26 rooms depicting the heritages of Pittsburgh's ethnic communities. Info: 412.624.6000 Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Pittsburgh ­ a Victorian glasshouse and gardens feature tropical plants and flowers. Info: 412.441.4442 Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, Pittsburgh ­ exotic animals in naturalistic exhibits. Info: 1.800.474.4966

Bushy Run Battlefield, Harrison City ­ site of decisive British victory over the Native Americans during Pontiac's War in 1763. Info: 724.527.5584, ext. 102 Fallingwater, Mill Run ­ named one of 50 best places of a lifetime. Info: 724.329.8501 Lakemont Park and The Island Waterpark, Altoona ­ rides and thrills for the entire family! Info: 814.949.7275 Lake Raystown Resort and Lodge, Entriken ­ fullservice marina, boat rentals, waterpark, camping, cabins. Info: 814.658.3500 Laurel Highlands River Tours, Ohiopyle ­ whitewater rafting, mountain biking, paintball and rock climbing. Info: 1.800.4.RAFTIN(723846) Lincoln Caverns and Whisper Rocks, Huntingdon ­ explore twisting passageways that reveal splendid rooms glittering with white crystals and massive flowstones, October haunted tours. Info: 814.643.0268 Living Treasures Animal Park, Jones Mills ­ families can pet, feed and enjoy more than 500 friendly animals. Info: 724.593.8300 Old Bedford Village, Bedford ­ pioneer life, festivals and theater. Info: 800.238.4347 Flight 93 National Memorial, Shanksville ­ On September 11, 2001, the passengers and crew courageously gave their lives thwarting a planned attack on our Nation's Capital. The temporary memorial is open from dawn to dusk, 365 days a year. Info: (814) 443-4557

Erie County Fair ­ Enjoy food, contests, truck drags, tractor pulls, harness racing, music, and more. August/Sept. Info: 814-739-2232 Oil Heritage Week, Oil City ­ celebrates the area's industrial heritage with parades, live entertainment, plenty of food and recreational activities. Info: 814-676-8521

ALLEGHENY NATIONAL FOREST REGION

ATTRACTIONS

Animaland Zoological Park, Wellsboro ­ walk-through zoological-botanical park. Info: 570.724.4546 Kinzua Dam and Allegheny Reservoir, Warren ­ The Allegheny Reservoir, which was created by the Kinzua Dam, is a 25-mile lake, surrounded by 100 miles of forested shoreline. Enjoy boating, swimming and hiking. Info: 814-726-0661 Knox & Kane Railroad, Marienville ­ travel through Allegheny National Forest and to Kinzua Bridge. Info: 814.927.6621 The Double Diamond Deer Ranch, Clarington ­ observe and photograph white tail deer in their natural habitat. Info: 814.752.6334 Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania, Wellsboro ­ this canyon stretches 50 miles and reaches depths of 1,000 feet. For hiking, biking, rafting info visit Pine Creek Outfitters. Info: 570.724.3003

MUSEUMS

Four Windows on the World, Pittsburgh ­ Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Science Center and The Andy Warhol Museum. Info: 412.622.3131 The LeMoyne House, Washington ­ Pennsylvania's first National Historic Landmark of the Underground Railroad. Info: 724.225.6740 Meadowcroft Museum of Rural Life, Avella ­ living history village with 19th Century log homes and shops. Info: 724.587.3412 The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, Washington ­ Visitors can take a three-mile round trip antique trolley ride and tour the car barn. Info: 724.228.9256 Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh ­ three-floors of hands-on fun! Info: 412.322.5058 Senator John Heinz Regional History Center, Pittsburgh ­ five floors showcase 250 years of Western PA history. Info: 412.454.6000

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Jimmy Stewart Museum, Indiana ­ a bit of Hollywood magic. Info: 1.800.83.JIMMY(54669) Johnstown Flood Museum, Johnstown ­ exhibits recreate the shocking story of America's famous disaster and the town's triumphant recovery. Info: 814.539.1889, ext. 309 Rockhill Trolley Museum, Rockhill Furnace ­ Pennsylvania's oldest operating trolley museum. Ride historic trolleys. Info: 814.447.9576 Swigart Antique Auto Museum, Huntingdon ­ everything you'd want to see about cars and their history. Info: 814.643.0885

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Eldred World War II Museum, Eldred ­ exhibits capture the history of WWII. Info: 814.225.2220 Penn-Brad Oil Museum, Bradford ­ visit one of the few remaining wooden oil derricks. Info: Summer: 814.362.1955; Winter: 814.363.9677 Pennsylvania Lumber Museum, Galeton ­ see the rugged life of the lumber industry. Info: 814.435.2652 Simpler Times Museum, Tidioute ­ local interest museum. Gas pumps, engines, tractors and more. Info: 814.484.3483

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

The Pennsylvania Bavarian Oktoberfest, Canonsburg ­ German performers, crafts, food, rides

and games, September. Info: 724.745.1812

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5th Annual MayFest, Huntingdon - Living history and period-correct dancing, music re-enactors, and demonstrators present history through interactive games and song. April. Info. 814-643-1110 Bedford's Fall Foliage Festival, Bedford ­ 400

craftspeople, exhibits, foods and entertainment, held every October. Info: 1.800.765.3331

Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta, Pittsburgh ­ a

fun-filled summer festival with spectacular boating events and live entertainment. Fourth of July Celebration. Info: 412.875.4841

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Autumn Leaf Festival, Clarion County ­ observe the colors and crispness of trees every fall at this nineday festival each September/October. Info: 814.226.9161 Groundhog Day Celebration, Punxsutawney ­ see

if Punxsutawney Phil will see his shadow. Enjoy various activities, food and live entertainment. Info: 1.800.752.PHIL(7445)

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Allegheny Mountains Attractions, Altoona ­ museums, rail-trails, theater and fort reenactments! Info: 1.800.84.ALTOONA(258662)

National Road Festival ­ the "world's longest festival". Celebrations continue along 300 miles of the Historic National Road. In Pennsylvania, the festival is held during the third weekend in May. Info: 724-4379877 · www.nationalroadpa.org

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Focus on Central PA

©PA Office and Tourism and Vist PA.com © VisitCentralPa.org © VisitCentralPa.org

The simple life surrounds you as you explore the land of the Pennsylvania Dutch. The famous town of Hershey hosts a myriad of attractions from roller coasters to chocolate, while history can be experienced throughout this region with various mansion tours or the viewing of a Civil War reenactment in Gettysburg. The Valleys of the Susquehanna bring you to large festivals and the best of land and stream and the heart of all the action! State College thrives with Penn State football games as the roar of "We are Penn State" echoes the valleys on Saturday afternoons. Visitors will get lost in the beauty of summer yellow fields and crisp, autumn foliage as Fall settles in over the mountains and valleys. Fresh winter snow covers ski slopes and offers tranquil sleigh rides over the rivers and through the woods, while spring breathes life and color back into the area's celebrated gardens. VALLEYS OF THE SUSQUEHANNA

ATTRACTIONS

Bryce Jordan Center, University Park ­ visit this 16,000-seat field house for concerts, events and Penn State basketball. Info: 814.863.5500 Clyde Peeling's Reptiland, Allenwood ­ all your favorite reptiles are found at this hotspot! Info: 570.538.1869 Covered Bridges, all counties ­ drive through some of the nation's oldest bridges. Info: 1.800.525.7320 or 1.800.847.4810 Hiawatha Paddlewheeler, Williamsport ­ enjoy scenic cruises on the beautiful Susquehanna River. Info: 1.800.248.9287 Knoebels Amusement Resort, Elysburg ­ free admission park; rides, games, food and fun! Info: 1.800.ITS.4FUN Penn's Cave, Centre Hall ­ America's only allwater cavern and wildlife park. Info: 814.364.1664 Rohrbach's Farm Market & Gift Shop, Catawissa ­ festivals, gifts, fresh produce and more! Info: 570.356.7654

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Trails for hiking, all counties ­ Susquehanna, Tuscarora, Golden Eagle, Mid State, Black Forest and Dale's Ridge. Info: 1.800.525.7320 The University Creamery, University Park ­ enjoy this Penn State ice cream tradition since 1896. Info: 814.865.7535

MUSEUMS

Children's Discovery Workshop, Williamsport ­ hands-on children's museum located inside the Williamsport YMCA. Info: 570.322.KIDS (5437)

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early industrial heritage comes alive at this preserved ironmaking complex. Info: 717.272.9711 Dutch Wonderland® Family Amusement Park, Lancaster ­ amusement park for the whole family! Info: 1.866.386.2839 Fort Hunter Mansion and Park, Harrisburg ­ guided tours and educational seminars take you back in time. Info: 717.599.5751 Hershey Gardens, Hershey ­ A spectacular 23acre botanical garden, complete with a Children's Garden and Butterfly House. Info: 717.534.3492 HERSHEYPARK®, Hershey ­ with more than 60 rides and attractions, Hersheypark has something for the whole family! Info: 1.800.HERSHEY(437.7439) Indian Echo Caverns, Hummelstown ­ spectacular tours highlight the natural, breathtaking caverns. Info: 717.566.8131 Kitchen Kettle Village, Intercourse ­ enjoy these quaint shops built around their famous kitchen! Info: 1.800.732.3538

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Little League Museum, South Williamsport ­ experience the history and interactive exhibits for the whole family. Info: 570.326.3607 Mifflinburg Buggy Museum, Mifflinburg ­ tour an authentic 19th Century buggy factory. Info: 570.966.1355 Pennsylvania Military Museum, Boalsburg ­ features the military history of Pennsylvania from 1747 to present. Info: 814.466.6263 Piper Aviation Museum, Lock Haven ­ see this rare collection of 20th Century Piper Aviation artifacts. Info: 570.748.8283

HERSHEY/GETTYSBURG/ DUTCH COUNTRY REGION

ATTRACTIONS

Adventure Sports in Hershey, Hershey ­ Gokarts, mini golf, batting cages, driving range and bumper boats. Info: 717.533.7479 Amish Farm & House, Lancaster ­ guided tours present the history and culture of the Amish. Info: 717.394.6185 Appalachian Trail, Cumberland and Perry Counties ­ hike the famous trail and experience nature's beauty. Info: 1.800.995.0969 Carlisle Events, Carlisle ­ experience the famous Carlisle Car Shows with 10 collector car, truck and motorcycle events each year. Info: 717.243.7855 Central Market House, York ­ fill your baskets with the finest of foods! Info: 717.848.2243 Cherry Crest Farm, Ronks ­ experience the wonders of a 5-acre corn maize. Info: 717.687.6843 Cornwall Iron Furnace, Cornwall ­ our nations

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Bloomsburg Fair, Bloomsburg ­ a festival of fun awaits! September. Info: 570.784.4949 Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, State College ­ celebrate one of the state's largest events, July. Info: 814.237.3682 Flaming Foliage Festival, Renovo ­ celebrate the changing leaves with fun, food and festivities. October. Info: 570.923.2411 23rd Annual Sentimental Journey ­ a fly-in festival. June. Info: 570.748.8283

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Penn National Race Course, Grantville ­ view live thoroughbred racing on a one-mile main course and turf racing on a seven-furlong course. Hollywood Casino opens February! Info: 717.469.2211 Outlet Shopping, all counties ­ great name brands and outlet prices! Info: Gettysburg, 1.800.337.5015, Hershey, 1.800.995.0969 or Lancaster, 1.800.PA.DUTCH(723.8824) Sight & Sound Theatres®, Strasburg ­ experience your favorite Bible stories as they come to life on stage. Info: 717.687.7800 Ski Roundtop, Lewisberry ­ enjoy skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing on 16 trails. Info: 717.432.9631 Strasburg Railroad, Strasburg ­ take a ride through pristine Lancaster County farmland on beautifully restored steam-powered trains. Info: 717.687.7522 York Factory Tours, York County ­ experience the Factory Tour Capital of the World. Info: 1-888858-YORK

Hershey Museum, Hershey ­ learn of the history of this great town, and the man behind it. Info: 717.534.3439 The National Civil War Museum®, Harrisburg ­ displays and authentic artifacts provide an unbiased history lesson. Info: 717.260.1861 The National Watch & Clock Museum®, Columbia ­ journey through centuries of timekeeping with hands-on learning. Info: 717.684.8261 The People's Place, Intercourse ­ an educational and heritage center about the Amish and the Mennonites. Info: 1-800-828-8218 State Capitol/The State Museum and Planetarium, Harrisburg ­ explore the rich history of the Commonwealth. Info: 1.800.TOUR.N.PA(868.7672) U.S. Army War College, Carlisle ­ a tribute to the Army's past and future. Info: 717.245.3131 Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, Harrisburg ­ IMAX® theater, exhibits, interactive, family science museum and more. Info: 717.214.ARTS

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Franklin County Fair, Chambersburg ­ Crafts, antique farm equipment, horse/tractor pull. August. Info: 717.762.7793 Gettysburg Civil War Heritage Days, Gettysburg ­ living history encampments, band concerts, 4th of July program, Civil War lecture series and battle re-enactments. Last weekend in June and first week in July. Info: 717.334.6274 Kutztown Pennsylvania German Festival, Kutztown ­ experience a festival of the traditional Dutch. June/July. Info: 1.888.674.6136 Mount Gretna Outdoor Art Show, Mount Gretna ­ artists, food, entertainment! August 16 ­ 17, 2008. Info: 717.964.3270, www.mtgretnaarts.com Pennsylvania Farm Show, Harrisburg ­ a full week of everything farming: food, competitions, livestock, equipment, rodeos and more. January. Info: 717.787.5373 Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, Cornwall ­ festival of food, crafts, games and more! August through October. Info: 717.665.7021 Perry County Fair, Newport ­ Enjoy an old fashioned fair at its finest. August. Info: 717.567.7023 The York Fair, York Fairgrounds ­ America's First Fair! From rides and games to agriculture judging and tasteful foods. September. Info: 717.848.259

MUSEUMS

The Antique Automobile Club of America Museum, Hershey ­ elaborate displays present the history of our treasured automobile. Info: 717.566.7100 Explore & More Hands ­ On Children's Museum, Gettysburg ­ children enjoy seven rooms filled with hands-on learning fun. Info: 717.337.9151 Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg ­ site of the major battle of the American Civil War and Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. Info: 717.334.1124 Hands-on House Children's Museum, Lancaster ­ interactive exhibits allow children and their parents to learn together. Info: 717.569.KIDS(5437)

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

40th Annual PA RV & Camping Show, Hersheypark Entertainment and Resorts Complex ­ America's Largest RV Show. Over 1300 RVs on display. Trade Days: September 8­9, 2008. Public Days: September 10-14, 2008 Info: 888.303.2887, www.largestRVshow.com Chambersfest, Chambersburg ­ annual Civil War festival, crafts, food, vendors and more. July. Info: 717.264.7101 Christmas in the Park, Richfield ­ Christmas crafts, horse and carriage rides, a visit from Santa and a live nativity. Saturday, November 29, 2008. www.xmasinthepark.com Dutch Days, Richfield ­ Enjoy an old-fashioned fair with crafts, rides, food and entertainment. July 16 ­ 19, 2008. www.dutchdays.com

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Focus on Eastern PA

©Jeff Greenberg, courtesy of the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau

Imagine visiting a place where you'll be surrounded with both urban and rural delights. Whether it's a breathtaking view from a skyscraper or from a majestic mountaintop, Eastern PA has it all! Including the Pocono/Endless Mountains and Philadelphia and its Countryside/Lehigh Valley, this region invites you to discover its beauty, history and endless activity. Breathe in the mountain air as you ski down a blanket of freshly fallen snow. When spring arrives, the fun continues with hiking, biking, backpacking trails and loads of outdoor fun. Cool things off with a whitewater adventure down the Lehigh River Gorge. Then things start to heat up when you visit Philadelphia, offering you brotherly love, the vibrant city nightlife, numerous historic sites and of course, hot delicious cheesesteaks. Every day is a vacation when you travel to Eastern PA! POCONO MOUNTAINS / ENDLESS MOUNTAINS

ATTRACTIONS

Big Diamond Raceway, Minersville ­ racing every Friday, April through Labor Day. Modified, sportsman and roadrunners. Info: 570.544.1410 Blue Mountain Ski Area, Palmerton ­ skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing. Info: 610.826.7700 Bushkill Falls, Bushkills ­ waterfalls, fudge kitchen, mini-golf, paddleboats, shopping and more! Info: 570.588.6682 Camelbeach Waterpark and Camelback Ski Area, Tannersville ­ ten waterslides, wave pool, Adventure River, family activity areas; skiing and snowtubing. Info: 570.629.1661 Carousel Water & Fun Park, Beach Lake ­ waterslides, go-karts, bumper-boats and more! Info: 570.729.7532 Claws `N' Paws Wild Animal Park, Lake Ariel ­ exotic animals, shows, petting area and Dino Dig. May-October. Info: 570.698.6154 Costa's Family Fun Park at Lake Wallenpaupack, Hawley ­ go-karts, mini-golf, batting cage stadium, golf driving range. Info: 570-226-8585 Carriage Barn Antiques, Clarks Summit ­ large, three-story Pennsylvania Hill-Barn with over 6,000 square feet of displays in room-like settings. Info: 570.587.5405

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Country Junction "World's Largest General Store," Lehighton ­ lamp-lit streets, theater, petting farm, old-fashioned fun. Info: 610.377.8400 Crossings Factory Stores, Tannersville ­ more than 100 big name factory stores. Save up to 75 percent. Info: 570.629.4650

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The Downs at Pocono, Wilkes-Barre ­ get into the action of live harness racing. Info: 570.825.6681 Adventure Center at Whitewater Challengers, Weatherly ­ Get out and play at this exciting, fun-filled adventure center. GO whitewater rafting, learn kayaking, enjoy rails-to-trails bicycling, have a picnic or take a hike. Info: 570443-9532 Elk Mountain Ski Resort, Union Dale ­ skiing, snowboarding. Info: 570.679.4400 Endless Mountains Sled Dog Races, Estella ­ annual event where teams compete against each other in 25 or 50-mile races. Info: 570.924.3458 Free Petting Farm at Country Junction, Lehighton ­ pet and feed your favorite farm animal. Info: 610.377.8400 Lehigh Rafting Rentals Inc., White Haven ­ spring and fall whitewater rafting and familyoriented summer rafting. Info: 1.800.291.7238 Montage Mountain Ski Resort, Scranton ­ Pocono Adventure Riding Stable, Mount Pocono ­ 45-minute trail rides and two- and four-hour adventure rides all year. Info: 570.839.6333 Delaware Water Gap National Recreational Area, Bushkill ­ multi-use park that surrounds 40 miles of the Delaware River. Info: 570.588.2452 Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine, Ashland ­ Take a Pennsylvania Route 6, Northeastern, PA ­ take the charming, scenic drive across Pennsylvania's Northern Tier. Info: 1.87.PAROUTE6(72-768-836) Stourbridge Line Rail Excursion, Honesdale ­ 50-mile scenic round trip, train robbery, fall foliage and holiday excursions. Info: 570.253.1960 enjoy skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing on 22 trails. Info: 570.969.7669 Shawnee Mountain Ski Area & Water Park, Shawnee-on-Delaware ­ winter fun with skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing; summer fun with waterslides. Info: 570.421.7231 The Mall at Steamtown, Scranton ­ two level mall with specialty shops, dining. Info: 570.343.3400 Scranton Iron Furnaces, Scranton ­ constructed in 1848, the furnaces represent the industrial origin of Scranton and Northeast PA. Info: 570.963.4804 Lackawanna Coal Mining Tour, Scranton ­ journey 300 feet beneath the earth and experience real coal mining conditions. Info: 570.963.6463 Ricketts Glen State Park, Benton ­ waterfalls, lake, hiking, swimming, fishing, camping and cabins. Info: 570.477.5675 Kittatinny Canoes & Rafts, Dingman's Ferry ­ canoeing, rafting, tubing and camping. Info: 1.800.FLOAT.KC(356.2852) Pocono Whitewater Adventures, Jim Thorpe ­ Lehigh River Gorge rafting, biking and skirmish. Info: 1.800.WHITEWATER(944.8392) Jack Frost & Big Boulder ski areas, Blakeslee ­ snowboarding, snowmobiling, tree and glade skiing. Info: 1.800.468.2442 Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond ­ hosts two NASCAR Winston Cup races, an SCCA National, and a number of SCCA Regionals. Info: 1.800.RACEWAY(722.3929) Eckley Miner's Village, Weatherly ­ 19th Century village depicting life in an anthracite patchtown. Info: 570.636.2070 trip 1,800 feet straight into Mahoney Mountain, touring a real coal mine while riding in open mine cars. Info: 570.875.3850

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tomato fights and more! August. Info: 570.655.1424 Pocono Balloon Festival, Shawnee-onDelaware ­ live entertainment, food vendors, balloon flights and more! October. Info: 1.800.SHAWNEE(742.9633) Laurel Festival, Arts and crafts on the Green in Wellsboro. June. Info. (570) 724-1926

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Walker's Tree Farm & Pumpkin Patch, Lehighton ­ come see October's pumpkin patch and December's Christmas fun weekends. Info: 610.377.1829 Yuengling Brewery Museum & Gift Shop, Pottsville ­ the oldest brewery in the U.S. Experience the story of five generations striving to brew premier beers. Info: 570.622.4141

exhibits and permanent exhibits. Info: 570.622.5890 The Old Jail Museum, Jim Thorpe ­ tour a jail house that was originally built in 1871; 45minute long tours every 20 minutes. Info: 570.325.5259 Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum, Scranton ­ discover the people who came to

PHILADELPHIA AND ITS COUNTRYSIDE / LEHIGH VALLEY

ATTRACTIONS

Brandywine Battlefield, River Museum and Wine Trail, Chadds Ford ­ visit and tour the headquarters of Washington during the Battle of Brandywine in 1777. Info: 610.459.3342 Bucks County River Country, Point Pleasant ­ world's river tubing capital and river adventures; canoeing, kayaking and rafting. Info: 215.297.5000 The Crayola FACTORY® at Two Rivers Landing, Easton ­ crayon and marker manufacturing demonstrations, activities for all. Info: 610.515.8000 Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom, Allentown ­ nearly 100 rides, slides and attractions await at this family fun park! Info: 610.395.3724

MUSEUMS

Bradford Basket Co., Roaring Branch ­ tour this hand made maple basket factory. Info: 1.800.673.3010 Bradford County Farm Museum, Troy ­ housed in a recreated barn, features a large collection of farm antiques that tell the story of rural life. Info: 570.297.3410 Dutot School and Museum, Delaware Water Gap ­ museum of local history and fine art gallery, May-October. Info: 570.421.5809 Electric City Trolley Station & Museum, Scranton ­ antique trolley cars, interactive exhibits and children's gallery. Info: 570.963.6590

work in the mines, mills and factories of Northeast PA. Info: 570.963.4804 Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton ­ history and technology museum, steam locomotives, guided tours. Info: 570.340.5200 Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, Stroudsburg ­ experience Pennsylvania Dutch life as it was conducted in the 19th century. Info: 570.992.6161

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Endless Mountains Maple Festival, Troy Fairgrounds, Troy ­ Continuous pancake breakfast, maple syrup demos, flea market, craft show, children's activities including pedal tractor pull, April. 570.673.8871

Game Preserve, Schnecksville ­ 1,200-acre zoo, wildlife and nature education programs, picnicking and hiking. Info: 610.799.4171 Ghost Tour of Philadelphia, Philadelphia

Great Tastes of Pennsylvania Wine and Food Houdini Tour and Magic Show, Scranton ­ amazing stage magic, tour of museum and interactive performances. Info: 570.342.5555 Jewish Museum of Eastern Pennsylvania, Pottsville ­ featuring Biblical garden, traveling Pittston Tomato Festival, Pittston ­ live entertainment, parade, 5K run, food vendors, Festival, Lake Harmony ­ music, wine, food and educational seminars. June. 570.722.9111

County ­ explore haunts of historic Old City by candlelight! Info: 215.413.1997 Herr's Snack Factory Tour, Nottingham ­ sample tasty snacks, fresh and warm from the ovens, free guided tours, gift shop. Info: 610.932.9330

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Historic Bartram's Garden, Philadelphia ­ educational programs include cider making and colonial food preparation. Info: 215.729.5281 Historic Bethlehem, Bethlehem ­ enjoy guided tours of museums and exhibits. Info: 610.882.0450 Historic Rittenhouse Town, Philadelphia ­ historic tours of North America's first paper mill with workshops and Colonial German Cooking. Info: 215.438.5711

Philadelphia Zoo, Philadelphia ­ take a ride in the Channel 6 Zoo Balloon and see all of the exotic animals that make their home in this zoo. Info: 215.243.5272 Ride the Ducks, Philadelphia ­ the latest in land and water sightseeing fun. An amazing vehicle will take you on a tour of historic Philadelphia then splash into the Delaware River for a relaxing cruise. Info: 215.351.9989

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia ­ more than 40,000 works of art, including paintings, sculptures, period furniture and historic rooms. Info: 215.684.7500 Please Touch Museum®, Philadelphia ­ hands-on museum for children ages one to seven where adults and children can learn and explore together. Info: 215) 963-0667 Museum of Indian Culture, Allentown ­

Peddler's Village, Lahaska ­ 75 unique Independence National Historical Park, Philadelphia ­ often referred to as the birthplace of our nation, visitors can see the Liberty Bell, City Hall, the Betsy Ross House and Independence Hall. Info: 215.965.7676 Keswick Theatre, Glenside ­ a renovated vaudeville house featuring top national stars and entertainers. Info: 215.572.7650 King of Prussia Mall, King of Prussia ­ eight department stores, more than 360 shops, 40 restaurants. Tours available. Info: 610.265.5727 The Academy of Natural Sciences, Lehigh Valley Wine Trail, Lehigh County ­ eight family-owned wineries; award-winning wines and picturesque settings. Info: 1.866.870.7800 American Helicopter Museum, West Chester ­ Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square ­ 1,050 acres of stunning indoor and outdoor gardens. Thousands of plants, roses, orchids, festivals and holiday displays. Info: 610.388.1000 Lost River Caverns, Hellertown ­ magical underground waterway; guided walking tours through beautiful crystal formations. Info: 610.838.8767 Mill Grove Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary, Audubon ­ national historic landmark and museum with gift shop. Info: 610.666.5593 Morgan Log House, Kulpsville ­ restored 1700s log house and gardens. Info: 215.368.2480 more than 30 aircraft on display. Fun for the entire family. Info: 610.436.9600 Philadelphia ­ stroll among wild butterflies, pet a live snake and search for dinosaur bones. Info: 215.299.1000 QVC Studio Tour, West Chester ­ behind-thescreen tour of America's fourth-largest television network. Info: 1.800.600.9900 Sesame Place, Langhorne ­ meet the Sesame characters and experience interactive rides, exhibits and shows. Info: 215.752.7070 specialty shops and restaurants, year-round events for the entire family. Info: 215.794.4000

experience Pennsylvania's first culture from the Lenape (Delaware) Indian's perspective. Info: 610.797.2121

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

23rd Annual Valley Forge RV Show & Sale, Valley Forge Convention Center ­ February 7-10, 2008. Info 888.303.2887, www.VFRVshow.com Bethlehem Musikfest ­ a 10-day music extravaganza, featuring over 1,000 live musical performances by 300 performers, August. Info: 610-332-1300 Philadelphia Folk Festival ­ one of the nation's oldest and most revered musical gatherings of traditional and contemporary folk dance, crafts, camping, and children's activities. August. Info. 800-556-FOLK Goshenhoppen Folk Festival, East Greenville

MUSEUMS

The Franklin Institute Science Museum, Philadelphia ­ hands-on approach to science and technology. Info: 215.448.1200 Goschenhoppen Folklife Museum, Green Lane ­ set in Goschenhoppen, one of the oldest continuously existing PA German communities in America, the museum houses exhibits and examples of 18th century immigrant living. Info: 610.367.8286 James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown ­ historic site with finest collection of Pennsylvania impressionists; sculptured gardens. Info: 215.340.9800

­ preserves the Pennsylvania German folk culture through programs, lectures, and more than 500 skilled craftsmen. Enjoy live folk music, food and handmade crafts. August. Info: 610.367.8286 The Great Allentown Fair, Allentown ­ be a part of Pennsylvania's most exciting agricultural and entertainment expo, August/September. Info: 610.435.SHOW Philadelphia Flower Show, Philadelphia ­ come to the largest indoor flower show in the world, March. Info: 215.988.8800

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PA Visitor's Bureaus

WESTERN PA

LAKE ERIE REGION

Crawford County Convention & Visitors Bureau

1.800.332.2338 Web: www.visitcrawford.org

Greater Pittsburgh Convention & Visitors Bureau

Allegheny County 1 800.359.0758 Web: www.visitpittsburgh.com

Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau

1.800.847.4810 Web: www.itourcolumbiamontour.com

Luzerne County Convention & Visitors Bureau

1.888.905.2872 Web: www.tournepa.com

Juniata River Valley Visitors Bureau

Juniata & Mifflin counties 1.877.568.9739 Web: www.juniatarivervalley.org

Lawrence County Tourist Promotion Agency

1.888.284.7599 Web: www.visitlawrencecounty.com

Lackawanna County Convention & Visitors Bureau

1.800.22WELCOME(9352663) Web: www.visitnepa.org

Erie Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

1.800.524.3743 Web: www.VisitEriePa.com

Lycoming County Visitors Bureau

1.800.358.9900 Web: www.williamsport.org

Washington County Tourism Promotion Agency

1.866.927.4969 Web: www.washwow.com

Pocono Mountains Vacation Bureau, Inc.

Carbon, Monroe, Pike & Wayne counties 1.800.POCONOS(762.6667) Web: www.800poconos.com

Susquehanna Valley Visitors Bureau

Northumberland, Snyder & Union counties 1.800.525.7320 Web: www.visitcentralpa.org

Mercer County Convention & Visitors Bureau

1.800.637.2370 Web: www.mercercountypa.org

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Allegheny Mountains Convention & Visitors Bureau

Blair County 1.800.842.5866 Web: www.amcvb.com

Schuylkill County Visitors Bureau

1.800.765.7282 Web: www.schuylkill.org

Oil Region Alliance Business, Industry & Tourism

Venango County 1.800.483.6264 Web: www.oilregion.org

HERSHEY/GETTYSBURG/ DUTCH COUNTRY REGION

Cumberland County Visitors Bureau

717-240-6100 Web: www.visitcumberlandcounty.com

PHILADELPHIA AND ITS COUNTRYSIDE/LEHIGH VALLEY

Brandywine Conference & Visitors Bureau

Delaware County 1.800.343.3983 Web: www.brandywinecountry.org

ALLEGHENY NATIONAL FOREST REGION

Allegheny National Forest Vacation Bureau

McKean County 1.800.473.9370 Web: www.visitANF.com

Bedford County Visitors Bureau

1.800.765.3331 Web: www.bedfordcounty.net

Franklin County Visitors Bureau

717.709.7204 Web: www.co.franklin.pa.us

Fulton County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism

717.485.4064 Web: www.fultoncountypa.com

Gettysburg Convention & Visitors Bureau

Adams County 1.800.337.5015 Web: www.gettysburgcvb.org

Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau

1.800.836.BUCKS(2825) Web: www.buckscounty.travel

Clearfield County Recreation & Tourism Authority

1.866.GO.WILDS Web: www.visitclearfieldcounty.org

Johnstown & Cambria County Convention & Visitors Bureau

1.800.237.8590 Web: www.visitjohnstownpa.com

Greater Reading Convention & Visitors Bureau

Berks County 1.800.443.6610 Web: www.readingberkspa.com

Chester County Conference & Visitors Bureau

1.800.228.9933 Web: www.brandywinevalley.com

Northwest Pennsylvania's Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau

Cameron, Clarion, Elk, Forest, Jefferson counties 1.800.348.9393 Web: www.pagreatoutdoors.com

Greene County Tourist Promotion Agency

724.627.8687 Web: www.greenecountytourism.org

Independence Visitor Center Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau

Dauphin and Perry counties 1.877.PA PULSE(727.8573) Web: www.hersheyharrisburg.org Philadelphia County 1.800.537.7676 Web: www.independencevisitorcenter.com

Indiana County Tourist Bureau

724-463-7505 Web: www.visitindianacounty.org

Potter County Visitors Association

1.888.POTTER2(768.8372) Web: www.visitpottercounty.com

Lehigh Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau

Lehigh & Northampton counties 1.800.747.0561 Web: www.lehighvalleypa.org

Tioga County Visitors Bureau

1.888.TIOGA28(846.4228) Web: www.visittiogapa.com

Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau Fayette, Somerset & Westmoreland Counties

1.800.333.5661 Web: www.laurelhighlands.org

Lebanon Valley Tourist Promotion Agency

717.222.1617 Web: www.visitlebanoncounty.com

Pennsylvania Dutch Convention & Visitors Bureau

Lancaster County 1.800.PA DUTCH(723.8824) Web: www.padutchcountry.com

Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau

215-636-3300 Web: www.philadelphiausa.travel

Warren County Visitors Bureau

1.800.624.7802 Web: www.wcvb.net

Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau

1.888.RAYSTOWN Web: www.raystown.org

PITTSBURGH REGION

Armstrong County Tourist Bureau

1.888.265.9954 Web: www.armstrongcounty.com

CENTRAL PA

VALLEYS OF THE SUSQUEHANNA

Central Pennsylvania Convention & Visitors Bureau

1.800.358.5466 Web: www.centralpacvb.org

Valley Forge Convention & Visitors Bureau

Montgomery County 610.834.1550 Web: www.valleyforge.org

York County Convention & Visitors Bureau

1.888.858.YORK(9675) Web: www.yorkpa.org

Beaver County Recreation & Tourism Department

1.800.342.8192 Web: www.visitbeavercounty.com

EASTERN PA

POCONO MOUNTAINS/ ENDLESS MOUNTAINS

Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau

Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna & Wyoming counties 1.800.769.8999 Web: www.endlessmountains.org

Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau

1.866.856.8444 Web: www.visitbutlercounty.com

Clinton County Economic Partnership

1.888.388.6991 Web: www.clintoncountyinfo.com

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