In this weekly roundup, Togo RV shares the top stories and features that are impacting and shaping the RV community. We cover everything from news and travel updates to gear and gadgets, and all the good stuff in between.
Everything You Need to Know About RV Tires
RV tires contribute to both the comfort and the safety of your RV. Anyone who has experienced a blowout can tell you how terrifying—and damaging—such an experience can be. Purchasing the right tires and properly maintaining them is essential. Togo RV’s guide to RV tires explains how to inflate, store, and assess your tires and walks you through the process of purchasing new ones.
How to Make $16,000 a Year with Your RV
RV sales have skyrocketed during the pandemic, and rentals are surging as well. You can rent your RV out when it’s not in use, giving you more cash to pay for your rig or your adventures. Peer-to-peer markets for RVers include Outdoorsy, RVshare, RVezy, and others. An industry report shows that the average RV owner can make $16,000 or more each year from rentals offered through these platforms. If you’d like to put your RV to work for you, check out Togo RV’s guide to renting out your rig.
Reservations Required at These National Parks in 2021
As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, several national parks are utilizing reservation systems to spread out the flow of visitors and reduce crowding in facilities. Some parks require reservations for specific areas and attractions, such as Acadia’s Cadillac Summit Road and Glacier’s Going-to-the-Sun Road. Rocky Mountain National Park is offering 2-hour time blocks for visitors to enter with reservations, and Yosemite is limiting the number of visitors who can enter each day. While these new procedures require advanced planning, ultimately, you’ll still be able to enjoy these public lands.
Source: The National Park Experience Which National Parks Require Reservations in 2021?
Find Great Brews Near National Parks
After a long hike, relax with a cold beer at a local brewery located near popular national parks. For a great IPA near Rocky Mountain National Park, check out Rock Cut Brewing Company in Estes Park, Colorado. Near Acadia, experimental small-batch brews are a highlight of Atlantic Brewing Company in Bar Harbor, Maine. Located in between Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks, Grand Teton Brewing in Victor, Idaho, offers great ales. While in the Smokies, don’t miss Nantahala Brewing Company in Bryson City, North Carolina. You may have to make a bit of a drive, but it’s worth the effort to visit Mother Road Brewing Company in Flagstaff, Arizona, after a day at the Grand Canyon.
Source: Outside Online 6 Breweries on the Edge of National Parks
Photo courtesy of Atlantic Brewing Company via Facebook
Adventurous Accommodations Near New National Park
Adventures on the Gorge has been a beloved resort, located on the rim of the New River Gorge, for nearly 50 years. It offers lush accommodations, deluxe amenities, and access to epic outdoor adventures. With the area’s recent national park designation, new visitors are heading to the region, and Adventures on the Gorge is the place to stay. New campground accommodations are under development, offering RV campsites, glamping tents, and upgraded facilities. And a new rim-view pavilion offers endless views for outdoor dining.
Source: Adventures on the Gorge Lodging Options
Photos courtesy of Adventures on the Gorge
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Keep track of your national park visits with the official passport book of the NPS. It includes a pull-out, foldable interpretive map of the national park system.
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