August 2011

Good Sam Club Announces Entitlement Sponsorship of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Atlanta Motor Speedway

August 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

August 30, 2011 (Lincolnshire, IL) Good Sam Club, the world’s largest RV owners community and Atlanta Motor Speedway announced today, the sponsorship of the NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The Event will be titled the Good Sam Club 200 and is scheduled to run this Friday night, September 2nd. Home [...]

Join Us for the Good Sam Club 200 NASCAR Race

August 26, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Join Us for the Good Sam Club 200 NASCAR Race

Spend your Labor Day Weekend with the tough trucks of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Atlanta Motor Speedway for the Good Sam Club 200 on Friday, September 2nd. Tickets are still available for the entire weekend.  Visit  http://www.atlantamotorspeedway.com/tickets/specials/ for all the weekend deals! Tickets for the AdvoCare 500 (NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race) [...]

California RV Show, Oct. 14-23, 2011

August 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s All About Fun and making family memories while enjoying the RV lifestyle. Come to the biggest show on the West Coast, October 14-23, 2011 at the 59th Annual California RV Show in Pomona, CA. Over 40 manufacturers and a dozen dealers will have about 800 RVs at the show, so you can shop and [...]

Tow Bar Safety

August 24, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Tow Bar Safety

Everyone knows they need to check their oil and have their brakes inspected. But very few people check the safety of their tow bar. Unlike diamonds, a tow bar doesn’t last forever. Environmental exposure, stress on vital components from poor road conditions, corrosion – these are just a few of the factors that take their [...]

Better Storage

August 24, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

Better Storage

Submitted by Leone Teel of Livingston, Texas Our new motorhome has lots of basement storage space but one compartment is only 26 inches deep. As an alternative to using stackable storage tubs, I inserted in our basement bin two off-the-shelf 21x21x21-inch wire-basket frames, available in the shelving section of home-improvement stores. Each frame can hold [...]

In the Spotlight

August 23, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

In the Spotlight

RVing Gets National Exposure The economically resilient RV and campground industry has been a hot topic among TV and online media outlets lately. For instance, NBC Today recently aired a segment in which consumer correspondent Janice Lieberman went “glamping” in a Winnebago Journey motorhome with two friends. The group stayed at Normandy Farms Campground, a [...]

California’s Alabama Hills

August 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

California’s Alabama Hills

Just west of Lone Pine, California, and US 395, in the shadow of Mount Whitney, a string of rocky outcroppings known as the Alabama Hills offers the adventurous RVer a landscape that’s almost otherworldly. Here you’ll witness big boulders piled upon bigger boulders, balancing acts rarely seen and thousands of caves and cubbyholes. You’ll also [...]

Heroes of RVing

August 23, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

Heroes of RVing

Good Sam members Don and Marilyn Buller rallied a group of RVing volunteers to rebuild homes in the wake of natural disasters. Sue and Monty Scales quit their construction jobs and drove to New Orleans to put their skills to good use following Hurricane Katrina. Richard Daniels adopted a stray dog he encountered at an [...]

Action Line: Workhorse Worries

August 23, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

Action Line: Workhorse Worries

Dear Action Line, I am a Life member of the Good Sam Club. I own a 2005 Coachmen Santara motorhome with a W22 Workhorse chassis, serial number 5B4MP67G843390892. In May 2010 I experienced a seizure of the front-left brake caliper. This was a terrifying experience, as my wife and I were traveling 60 mph along [...]

New Year’s 2012 is Coming up Roses with Good Sam

August 23, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

New Year’s 2012 is Coming up Roses with Good Sam

Ring in the New Year in Pasadena at the 2012 Rose Parade, a display of floral pageantry unmatched throughout the world. The fun and excitement will be at your doorstep as you camp five nights with water and electric hookups at the Pomona Fairplex, a campground retreat with lush landscaping, pine trees and a lovely [...]

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