Motorhome Magazine Announces Top 10 Most Romance-Inspiring RV Parks
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Affinity Group, Inc.
Monday May 21, 2007
VENTURA, CALIF. (May 21, 2007) – MotorHome Magazine, a publication dedicated exclusively to the motorized RV lifestyle, today announced its selection of the top 10 most romantic RV parks in the nation – just in time for the busy summer travel season.
“More than nine million Americans own RVs, and the upcoming summer vacation season is the perfect time for them to succumb to their wanderlust, explore and experience some of the most romantic outdoor destinations,” said Terri Blazell, author of the 10 Most Romance-Inspiring RV Parks article and contributing writer at MotorHome Magazine. “Initially it may seem that RV parks and romance don’t mix, but when you take into consideration a black velvet night sky, sparkling stars, gentle breezes and a nature melody featuring crickets, frogs and owls, the next thing you know, you’re reaching for your sweetheart’s hand.”
If your romantic sentiments are sparked by natural wonders, then the following parks can provide the perfect backdrop for your next vacation getaway.
Oak Grove Campground/Resort, Holland, Mich., located within walking distance of the Macatawa lakes and Michigan beaches, features romantic sunsets, a heated swimming pool and grassy shaded sites. Only seven miles away from the Veldheer’s Tulip Gardens, this resort is the perfect destination in early May when guests can see more than four million colorful flowers in bloom.
Wine Country RV Resort, Paso Robles, Calif., surrounded by more than 100 wine-tasting rooms within a 10-mile radius, is the perfect place for wine connoisseurs. Kaleidoscopic flowers and colorful sunsets frame this vineyard paradise that also includes a pool and spa. Special wine-tasting events are offered and sell out fast.
Hershey Highmeadow Campground, Hershey, Pa., is owned by Hershey Entertainment and Resorts and features the natural scent of chocolate aromatherapy and the quaint old-fashioned Hershey town where the street lights are shaped like Candy Kisses.
At the Spa at Pagosa Springs Destination Spa & RV Resort, Pagosa Springs, Colo., guests have access to the mineral-water swimming pool, hot tub and indoor baths -- the natural hot springs are the deepest in the world. Luxurious massages, herbal wraps or salt glows are also available, along with couples’ massages. This location comes with a catch; there are only seven RV spots available.
East Shore RV Park, San Dimas, Calif., features the Puddingstone Hot Tubs Resort, right outside its entrance. The resort offers private soaking rooms with cedar hot tubs amid beautiful hilltop and sunset views. Weddings are also popular and take place at the property’s hilltop gazebo.
The Beverly Beach State Park, Newport, Ore., which combines cabins, yurts, tents and full RV hook-up sites, also offers a beautiful panoramic beach. Located only a short walk away, the beach is the perfect location to fly a kite and enjoy a picnic for two while viewing the Yaquina Head Lighthouse.
Petoskey RV & Cabin Resort, Petoskey, Mich., is among the highest-rated RV resorts in North America. Overflowing with towering trees and flowers amid private RV sites, this destination also features a Honeymoon Suite, site 71, that includes its own fire pit and courting bench.
The Winchester Bay RV Resort is located on the Oregon Coast peninsula. Every RV site offers a waterfront view of the harbor, the Umpqua River or the Pacific Ocean. Moored boats light up the evening sky and provide the perfect backdrop for a late night walk with your beloved.
Yosemite National Park, Yosemite Valley, Calif., provides breathtaking views of giant sequoias, amazing waterfalls and snowcapped mountains. Unique to this destination, is the fabulous “moonbow” a rare nighttime rainbow that splashes on canyon walls when the moon is full and the falls are flowing at their fullest.
And completing the list is Riverview RV Park and Campground, Loveland, Colo. This nature lover’s destination is nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains along the Thompson River and includes breathtaking waterfalls. A popular destination for weddings and honeymooners, this destination is also located near horseback trails and riding lessons, as well as wine tasting tours.
For more information on the top 10 romantic RV destination, log on to www.motorhomemagazine.com, or for more information on the Affinity Group Inc., log on to www.affinitygroup.com.
Editor’s note: High resolution photos for select destinations are available upon request.
About Affinity Group, Inc.
The Affinity Group, Inc. (AGI), www.affinitygroup.com, and its affiliated companies serve the safety, security, comfort and convenience needs of the North American outdoor and recreational vehicle market. With various companies, brands, products and services, AGI targets almost every aspect of this diverse and dynamic niche market.
Affiliated companies include the Good Sam Club, Camping World, Coast to Coast Resorts, Golf Card International, Ehlert Publishing, rv.net, Woodall’s and TL Enterprises, to which MotorHome Magazine is affiliated. The corporate headquarters are located in Ventura, Calif. Subsidiary operations and divisions can be found at multiple locations throughout the United States.
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