The RV Podcast
About This Show
Award-winning journalist Mike Wendland travels North America in Recreational Vehicle, reporting about the interesting people and places he meets, offering RV and camping tips, tapping into his network of RV reporters, reviewing the latest in traveling technology and discovering destinations you'll want to put on your bucket list.
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Episode 149: The Changing Face of Camping
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Episode 149: The Changing Face of Camping Camping in North America is changing rapidly. In this episode of the podcast, we’ll learn in our interview segment from the most comprehensive camping study ever done, from the industry’s most influential camping organization. Toby O’Rourke, the Chief Franchise Operations Offer for Kampgrounds of America, shares the results with us, telling us how its changing, who is driving that change and what it means to every RVer out there. Plus your listener questions and answers about RVing, RV tips, the RV news of the week and a great off-the beaten-path report, all coming up on Episode 149 of the RV Podcast, being released July 19,2017. MIKE AND JENNIFER’S RV ACTIVITIES AND INSIGHTS FOR THE WEEK ..joined by Jennifer for monologue section Mike and Jennifer are just back from FMCA gathering in Indianapolis. The big news is the executive board has announced approval to bring to a full membership vote a change in membership requirements that would let those with non-motorized vehicles – like towable trailers and fifth wheels… to be members of what up until now has been a 50-plus year organization made up exclusively of motorhome owners. Ballots will be in the next three editions of Family Motor Coaching Magazine, with the results know in November. The FMCA has been going through a great deal of turmoil lately. They have been hit with rapidly dwindling membership, the group is now on their third executive director in less than a year. And an announced but then suddenly cancelled plan with Verizon that would have given members unlimited data at an unbelievable price has the membership all riled up. Add to that a newly elected board and the FMCA is facing a very uncertain future. The best deal in the RV and camping world is coming to an end. The $10 for a lifetime of free entry into the nation’s national parks and public recreation lands. bout to change, the result of Congressional legislation approved last December. The price of the Senior Pass, the card that gives free entrance to those 62 years and older (as well as three accompanying adults) at all public lands and recreation areas operated by six different federal agencies, is increasing a whopping 700 percent, to $80 for the lifetime pass. The price increase takes effect on Aug. 28. But even at $80, it’s still a great deal. With the pass, you can vi
Rated 5 out of
Great show, especially if considering buying RV!
We've recently discovered this podcast and have learned so much from the show. Hosts seem gracious and maybe even people I would be friends with if they were my neighbors. I love the RV maintenance tips and info on wifi options on the road, solar tech, and other interesting bits. My husband and I are in learning phase and getting ready to purchase a Class B. We are 28 & 35 yro, maybe early on RVing lifestyle, but love the idea of roaming free and seeing the country. We look forward to being on the road soon and really appreciate your show Mike & Jennifer.
Date published: 2016-03-17
Rated 3 out of
Interesting Concept for RVing Info
I've listened to parts of some of the episodes. Its a new way to learn about RVing. Its an interesting concept. Runs like a radio show about RVing. Can be a little long and wordy but there's some good stuff here
Date published: 2014-10-22
Rated 5 out of
I do enjoy this Podcast and the Roadtreking.com
great content and as some else said 'just like setting around a campfire!'
Great Blog at Roadtreking.com and the Podcast is a great addition
Date published: 2014-10-15
Rated 5 out of
This is a Great Show!!!
Love this show! It's like gatherng around a campfire and swapping RV stories. Really helpful info and advice, I wish it was daily instead of weekly!!!!!
Date published: 2014-10-09
Rated 1 out of
Was not able to view this show. :(
Nothing happened when we clicked on the link. :(
Date published: 2014-10-10