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June 20, 2021

The Escapees RV Club is one of  the largest and most active RVing communities in the world. The group has over 60,000 members, around 100 employees and thousands of volunteers. Many members live in their RV year-round. Some travel nonstop and others may spend some weeks or months in one location before moving on. The group covers all ages, including Millennials, Gen-Xers, Baby Boomers and the Greatest Generation.  

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April 29, 2021

Travis and Melanie are a little different than your average RVers. Like many children in RVing families today, Travis grew up going to Escapades, the large summer gatherings of the famous RV club Escapees. And like many modern RVing families, the couple works remotely from their rig, as well as back home in San Antonio.

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April 22, 2021

Updates to the Escapees RV Club’ job board could bring RV companies and organizations a broadened applicant pool, club Communications Director Georgianne Austin said. The website’s newest iteration showcases a job- and resume-listing platform that makes it easier to connect RVer candidates and employers…

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March 31, 2021

As more people are giving up traditional addresses for life on the road, some find themselves wondering if they escaped the grind or just found a new one.

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July 30, 2020

Bigger is definitely not always better.
If the coronavirus has you going stir-crazy, there’s a good chance you’ve thought about renting or buying an RV and taking a road trip. After all, an RV allows you to travel without exposing yourself to germy airports and hotels.

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June 18, 2020

RVs look like the perfect vehicle for the pandemic — you can go on vacation and still socially distance. Which may explain why RV dealers across the country are seeing a significant increase in sales, some as much as 170 percent from a similar period last year, according to the RV Industry Association, based in Reston, Va.

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June 11, 2020

Every day it seems, we report another way in which COVID-19 is changing our lives.
This week, we add vacations to the list.

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June 5, 2020

 Escapees RV Club, whose eight RV parks across Southern and Midwestern states have remained open through the pandemic,  said the company has implemented many changes. 

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May 10, 2020

State and federal parks have been deemed “nonessential” to maintain social distancing and shelter-in-place measures ― but the couple says that they, and families like them, aren’t using the parks for a vacation.

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May 10, 2020

For the million or so Americans who describe themselves as full-time RVers, a lengthy stay-at-home order can create a problem.

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May 1, 2020
With parks shut down and utilities harder to come by, drivers of motor homes are finding themselves trapped in the vehicles meant to liberate them.
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April 22, 2020

Home for Kathy and Herb Baldwin has been on the road in their RV for the past three and a half years. Herb retired in August 2016 and they went on the road in September. Baldwins have seen the United States from coast to coast in their 2002 Land Yacht diesel Airstream. 

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April 21, 2020
How do you shelter in place when the places meant to give you shelter are forced to close? That’s a question van-lifers — people that call their vans, trailers, and RVs home — are asking themselves across the country.

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April 17, 2020
Many Americans are rapidly tiring of self-isolation. Accustomed to a varied routine, being out-and-about, now they may spend days staring at the same four walls, or same flat-screen TV. But there is something to be said for it – you’re safe in a familiar place, and you don’t worry about where you’ll sleep tonight – it’s just a few steps away.

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April 14, 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many RVers are stuck between a rock and a hard place, and sometimes, with no place at all. Currently, no universal policy governs all parks, but rather each state has oversight of its respective area. Thus, the rules change from state to state and sometimes from county to county.

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January 7, 2020
With the help and support of advocates, Escapees RV Club created a list of best practices to ensure public lands will remain beautiful. According to a press release, the list is codified in the RVers Boondocking Policy and supported by multiple companies and organizations in the camping industry.

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July 30 , 2019

Who knew that lobbyists on Capitol Hill representing recreational vehicle manufacturers, dealers, owners and RV parks could effectively be powerful enough to keep network signals from New York or Los Angeles on the local channel lineup in far-flung regions of the U.S. where no local network affiliate may exist.

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July 29, 2019

Associations representing RV manufacturers, dealers, owners and the campgrounds that host RVs are calling on Congress to renew the compulsory satellite license in the STELAR law.  

That is because the license gives them access to satellite TV on the road. 

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July 6, 2019

One unique celebration at the park involved dozens of Salida visitors, all members of the Xscaspers RV Club, gathered at the Chaffee County Fairgrounds for one of their ‘convergences’ held around the country. 

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June 15, 2019

What do you have when combining a 1-ton diesel 4×4 dually with a slide-in truck camper? You have the ability to tow almost any toy, almost anywhere, and camp until your supplies run out. 

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