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Go RVing Canada Launches Blog/Map Service for RV Travelers

RVing in Banff National Park. Photo by Erik B.

By Red Hunt

RV sales are on the rise and traveling across Canada by RV is steadily growing in popularity. Some Canadians prefer the freedom of the open road and ability to go wherever they want, whenever they want. RV travel eliminates many of the common hassles associated with travel including airports, car rentals and finding hotels. Other Canadians, in particular budget travelers and young families, like that RV travel can be as much as 70% cheaper than other forms of travel.

To help both novice and experienced RV travelers get the most out of this affordable form of travel, GO RVing Canada’s newest online tool is a blogging and mapping service. Whether you’re exploring the nature of Canada close to home or across the country, this new service is just one of many resources that GO RVing Canada provides for meeting other RVers, sharing your knowledge of traveling in Canada and finding the perfect campgrounds.

The blog/map service taps into the existing online RV community by providing viewers with personal stories, campground reviews, tips and advice from RVers in Canada. While it only recently launched, it already includes RV, provincial and national park entries from the Yukon to Newfoundland. Website visitors can see all of these submitted entries on a map of Canada, including exact campground locations, website links and reviews.

Learn more about the new GO RVing Canada map/blog service and benefits of RV travel at gorving.ca.

Set Your Sites On Stargazing

A meteor shower captured in the Okanagen. Photo by Darren Kirby

While we love s’mores and campfire chats, when camping the real show happens when the fire goes out and we can see all the stars. With all of Canada’s vast open spaces, it’s not hard to get away from the star dimming lights of the city and enjoy some star gazing. The Globe and Mail spoke to Canadian astronomy expert Terence Dickinson, who is also editor of SkyNews magazine, to get his stargazing secrets.

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