Industry Icon Pioneer: Bob Lee

October 18, 2017

via Country Coach Inc. founder and RV industry icon Bob Lee, 78, passed away on Oct. 8 at his Oregon home surrounded by family. “RVIA mourns the passing of Bob Lee, one of the RV industry’s leading innovators and pioneers,” the leadership of the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) stated in a Tuesday (Oct. 17) morning release. […]

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Jim Cooley joins Premier RV of Oregon

September 29, 2017

Premier RV of Oregon ( is pleased to announce its new service manager, Jim Cooley. “Adding Jim to the Premier team further improves and expands our ability to offer the best of care and attention to our service clients and friends,” said Gary Obermire, co-owner of Premier RV of Oregon. Jim Cooley is no stranger […]

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Winchester Bay, Reedsport and Salmon Harbor

August 24, 2017

Take a half-hour’s drive south of the coastal city of Florence, and you’ll pass through the quiet riverside communities of Gardiner and Reedsport. Go just a few minutes further down the road and you’re at Salmon Harbor in Winchester Bay. The whole region has a population of about 5,000 people, so you’ll never feel crowded […]

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Oregon’s Country-to-Coast Tasting Trail

August 10, 2017

via Lauren Mowery (USA Today) Oregon is a tale of the outdoors. It is a land of both grand and intimate landscapes, from the widest desert vistas to the tiniest tide pools. It is a place where residents’ time is measured not by meetings nor to-do lists, but by the length of bike track left […]

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‘Glamping’ resorts lure Boomers and Millennials alike

July 18, 2017

via Trevor Hughes (USA Today) Vacationers are plunking down thousands of dollars a week to sleep in tents or RVs at luxury “glamping” resorts featuring massive televisions, private docks and farm-to-table dinners, with concierges ready with fishing guides or to rustle up cowboys for horseback rides. It’s all part of the newest trend to target […]

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RVs are Back and Bigger Than Ever

July 12, 2017

by: Peter Valdes-Dapena ( In the ultra-modern age of virtual reality, online shopping and hot yoga, the old-school pastime of RV touring just happens to be booming. Sales of recreational vehicles are at genuinely never-before-seen record levels. And buyers are getting younger. The RV category includes both motorhomes and trailers of all sizes. Last year, […]

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Oregon’s Beach Bill Turns 50

July 7, 2017

Why Oregon’s Beaches Are Open to Everyone via Jen Anderson (Travel Oregon) Tad McCall was a young man when his father, former Oregon Governor Tom McCall, swooped onto Cannon Beach by helicopter to lobby for the Oregon Beach Bill on May 13, 1967. Tad McCall didn’t know then that his father would change the course […]

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Florence – Oregon’s Coastal Playground

June 27, 2017

courtesy of Florence Area Chamber of Commerce With nearly 1,000 RV sites of all variety in diverse locations—in-town, and at nearby beach, dune, forest, river, or lakeside campgrounds run by county, state, and federal agencies—the first step in planning your next epic vacation is easy. Now comes the hard part: choosing from all the big […]

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Thousand Trails in Oregon

June 19, 2017

Information and photos courtesy of Thousand Trails For nearly 50 years, Thousand Trails has been a leader in providing family-oriented campgrounds situated in natural settings in popular vacation destinations. With more than 80 scenic locations in more than 22 states and British Columbia, our campgrounds cover plenty of ground in terms of choice. From the […]

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Spotlight – RV Sales of Oregon

June 12, 2017

Living proof that experience matters “Our mission is simple. We’ve helped hundreds of families and we’re very proud of what we do.” ~Gary Hoffman Perhaps the most valuable asset a potential RV buyer could ask for would be a dealership staffed by people with a lot of experience in the ever-changing world of recreational vehicles. […]

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