California’s a Tinder Box

Yes, our dry conditions are pretty scary. We are reminded of it almost every night when we watch the local news. And while we want you to be careful as well, we thought that we’d let a familiar face share the message….enjoy this Smokey the Bear video. We will bring you more videos all summer long, even featuring some “retro” Smokey!

You Can Help Save California's Forests

Many of California’s trees are going to be weakened by the lack of water this year. Many will be susceptible to bugs and disease. And yes, many will die. However, we are going to ask you not to move that wood around the state either for campfires or home heating this winter. California has a couple of nasty invasive critters that are killing our trees, and this year, they will kill even more. Please stop the spread; don’t move firewood. Read More>

Summer Camping Ideas

Camp-California has consolidated some great camping options for the summer. Check out these cool locations and fun activities:

Six “Must See” Campgrounds within Two Hours of San Francisco — Travelers from across California and around the world come to San Francisco each summer to see its historic landmarks and sample its fine restaurants and bakeries. But Bay Area residents also have a variety of attractive vacation options of their own, which could involve everything from riding a historic steam engine through the redwood forests near Santa Cruz to river tubing on the Russian River or even taking a boat ride through the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

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Southern California’s Best Beach Campgrounds — It’s officially summer in Southern California and the beaches are calling. But instead of driving out for the day, why not spend a few days at a beachfront campground? Here are some of our top picks for campgrounds and RV resorts from Santa Barbara southward to Chula Vista.

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Check out these Cool Camp-California Destinations

Enjoy Northern California RV Camping at its Finest! - You will not find a quieter, more welcoming park when RVing in Northern California. Surrounded by the forested Sierra Nevada Mountains, Pioneer RV Park is the perfect Northern CA RV camping destination. Far from railroad or highway noise, but still convenient to historic downtown Quincy, this neat & clean Sierra Nevada RV park makes an ideal home base for your Northern California camping vacation. Read More>

California Delta Resort -
Sugar Barge Resort & Marina, located in the heart of the Sacramento/ San Joaquin River Delta, is one of the finest facilities in the area. The surrounding 1,200 miles of waterways provides boaters, skiers and sailors plenty of room. You could travel halfway around the world and not find a vacation spot that provides as much enjoyment, beauty and versatility as the California Delta. Read More>

Casa de Fruta: A California Icon - Casa de Fruta is a true American success story that blossomed from the roots of an immigrant Italian family. Since 1908 when the original ancestors planted the first orchards in the Pacheco Valley, Casa de Fruta has grown into a far more than a road side fruit stand. Read More>

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VeloMini® Folding Electric Bicycle - The Best Folding Bike for RV Owners and Campers - 44 VeloMini Whether you are traveling around the state or across the country, having a VeloMini, electric bike with you makes your trip that much more enjoyable. Until recently, traveling with an electric bicycle has been less than practical. Most electric bicycles, even folding electric bikes, are large and heavy, and are prone to early aging or theft when carried on a bike rack. Not so with the VeloMini. Read More>

Featured Region - Gold Country

Running from Downieville in the north to the Millertown Lake in the South, the Gold Country’s slice of California is nestled between the Central Valley and the High Sierra. Hidden among the picturesque foothills of this region are many gems in historic downtowns, award winning wineries, fine restaurants, and enchanting bed and breakfasts.

Famous for mineral deposits and gold mines, and home to Coloma, the site where gold was first discovered in California, this region still attracts prospectors. Many abandoned mines dot the landscape, leaving gaping black holes to the history of another time. Read More> has dozens of ideas to make your Gold Country camping trip one to add to the photo album!

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Are you packing the car or the RV? Are you getting ready to head out on a grand adventure with the kids? Remember that getting there is half the fun. You can turn the “Are we there yet?” into “What’s Next, Mommy?” has lots of ideas to keep the kids occupied>

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