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Friday, July 15, 2016

Remi Lake Holiday Bay, Moonbeam, ON - New Passport America Participating Park


Remi Lake Holiday Bay in Moonbeam, Ontario is a nature lover’s paradise! Located near Kapuskasing, just off of Highway 11, our 75-acre Managed Forests campground provides seasonal, overnight and weekly camp site and cabin rentals for individuals and families with trailers, RVs and tents. Our park offers boat launching, hiking, fishing, wildlife viewing and more to help you sit back, relax and escape to the great outdoors of Northern Ontario.

As a 'Managed Forests' park, we are deeply committed to the preservation of wildlife habitat necessary to ensure the survival of the indigenous animals and birds that depend on it. Situated in front of a sandy beach on the south end of beautiful Remi Lake, across from Rene Brunelle Provincial Park.

Our campground has everything you need for the perfect outdoor escape. We provide an extensive range of overnight and weekly camp site rental solutions for you and your family. Amenities include 50 total RV sites, can accommodate RV's up to 40ft, back-ins, full hookups, partial hookups, 20/30 amp, water, tent sites, picnic tables, fire rings, RV storage, boat ramp, biking, boating, canoeing, chapel service, fishing, hiking, nature watching, jet ski, new children's playground. Pristine drinking water available right to your kitchen tap.

Remi Lake Holiday Bay in Moonbeam is proud to offer seasonal campsite rental solutions to let you enjoy everything our park has to offer for an extended period. Our full-service, two-service and unserviced seasonal campsites for trailers and RVs feature all the amenities you need to enjoy the camping season in its entirety.

If you are a lover of the outdoors, peace and tranquility, Remi Lake Holiday Bay has something for you. To schedule a viewing of our seasonal rental sites, please contact Carole Tremblay at 705-335-0639. We would be pleased to help you in English or French. On this page are just some of varied and lovely sites we have to rent.

A fisherman and boater’s dream location!
There’s a reason Ontario is known throughout the world as a sportsman’s paradise. Our campground on Remi Lake provides the opportunity to fish for great walleyes, northern pikes, smallmouth bass and more. No matter if you are bait casting or fly fishing, there is ample space for you to go to find the catch of the day. Great fishing spots can be found all around the lake, and you can even fish right off of the public docks in front of our campground. Be sure to snap a photo of your fish to prove to your friends just how big it was!

We provide complimentary boat launching services to get you out on the water quickly. For the boating enthusiast, Remi Lake is perfect for canoeing, water skiing, wakeboarding and much more.

Quit Smoking, Aviation Medical Examps & More in Moonbeam
The picturesque landscape at Remi Lake Holiday Bay in Moonbeam is the perfect place to quit smoking in a relaxing, safe and non-judgemental environment. Remi Lake Holiday Bay is operated by Dr. L. C. Larabie, who is proud to offer her smoking cessation boot camp at our park. Dr. Larabie is also equipped to perform aviation medical examinations at her clinic in Kingston.

Smoking Cessation Counseling - Dr. Larabie offers counseling for smokers looking to quit. Her background in clinical psychology, plus extensive research in abrupt smoking cessation qualifies her to aid those who struggle to quit. Using a proven method, our quit smoking boot camp provides a supportive and non-judgemental environment to equip you with the tools you need to kick the habit for good.

Your Trusted Civil Aviation Medical Examiner 

Choosing a highly experienced Civil Aviation Medical Examiner to perform your medical exam could mean the difference between maintaining your fitness to fly status or being grounded unnecessarily. Even if your aviation medical exam has revealed a problem, an astute CAME can keep you flying while the problem is under investigation. Based in Kingston, Dr. Larabie has helped pilots stay in the air safely since 1988. Frequently asked questions and answers about Aviation Medical Examinations here

Area Attractions:  

  • Complimentary bike rentals and Wi-Fi from Moonbeam Tourist Office. 35 kilometers of hiking, biking and walking trails near the campground.

  • Excellent birding & wildlife viewing. 
  • KapuskasingLumberjack Heritage Festival, July 22-24, 2016. This popular cultural folklore event demonstrates the lumberjack traditions, including both professional and amateur tree chopping competitions, log rolling, tree climbing and wood carving, Lots of music, food and fun for the whole family.
Remi Lake Holiday Bay
80 Ouellette Bay Rd
Moonbeam, ON P0L 1V0 Canada

Regular Rate(s): $30.00 - $35.00*
Passport America Rate(s): $15.00 - $17.50*

NOTES: Open May 20 thru Sept 10, 2016. PA valid Mon thru Thus. Minimum 2 nights stay required to receive discount. PA does not apply to reservations. PA not valid on lakeview sites or cabins. Cash or E-web transfer only. Dogs must be on leash. Horses welcome. *Payments in Canadian dollars. Plus 13% tax. Rates Water & Electric $30, PA $15. Full Hookups $35, PA $17.50. No guarantee of flush toilets or shower facility for tent campers. 

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Desert Pools RV Resort, Desert Hot Springs, CA - Passport America Participating Park

In the subtropical paradise of southern California's Coachella Valley, Desert Pools RV Resort offers guests a variety of amenities and activities in a beautifully landscaped resort. We pride ourselves on making sure that once you arrive you can stay active throughout the day with our many activities or just lounge around our pool letting go of the stresses of everyday life.

Along with our newly renovated naturally therapeutic hot mineral water swimming pool and hot tubs we feature 24/7 full hook-up sites that are big rig friendly.

Amenities include: 247 total RV sites, can accommodate RV's up to 45ft, 30/50 amp, full hookups, back-ins, Wi-Fi, restrooms, showers, laundry, heated swimming pool, hot tub, handicap access, horseshoes, RV storage, game room, basketball, meeting room for groups, clubhouse, fitness center, pool table, shuffleboard, ice, biking, pickleball.

Desert Hot Springs' amazing Natural Therapeutic Hot Springs discovered by Cabot Yerxa on a piece of land appropriately called Miracle Hill is where Desert Pools derives it water from for its large swimming pool and three hot tub spas. These waters have transformed Desert Hot Springs and Palm Springs into the popular vacation areas they are today.

The area is a mecca for golfers, with more than 80 golf courses in the area open to the public and challenged by some of the best golfers in the world.

If golf isn't your thing there are over fifty miles of hiking trails in nearby San Jacinto Wilderness, or trek through the ancient sacred Indian Canyons We can't forget stunning Joshua Tree National park just north of us with its spectacular Joshua trees and rock formations.

The resort city of Palm Springs is just twelve miles from us and offers a variety of shopping and dining including the famous El Paseo Drive with it Beverly Hills type shops and boutiques.

Or spend a day at outlet malls with over a 200 hundred stores. How about trying your luck at the many Indian Casinos located in the Coachella valley? Lets not forgot our Aerial tramway that transports you up 2,643 ft. to a spectacular view of the entire valley.

We also boast a myriad of museums including the General George Patton Museum, the critically acclaimed Palm Springs Art Museum and Sunny Lands Museum which many presidents have called home during visits to our valley. Just down the road is world class Tennis featuring the BNP Paribas Open. And last but not least Coachella is the home of the Stagecoach and Coachella Fest music festivals.

There are just so many things to do and see around our resort, you'll want to come back often and stay awhile.

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Desert Pools RV Resort 
70-405 Dillon Rd
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92241

Phone: (760) 251-6555

Regular Rate(s): $45.00*
Passport America Rate(s): $22.50*

NOTES: Open October thru April. PA is valid for 2 weeks with 1 week between each visit. PA is not valid during holidays. Reservations and drive-ups welcome. Credit cards accepted. Pets welcome. *Rates subject to check the next season.


Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Golden Village Palms, Hemet, CA - Special Offer!

This will be a Summer vacation to remember for a lifetime. Enjoy our 5-star amenities relaxing poolside. Spend the afternoon exploring one of the local museums, trying your luck at the casino, or touring the Temecula Wineries!

Offers this great don’t last long! Hurry, book your stay today. Reserve your week stay using our booking form or call 866-290-1207. 
Offer valid thru August 31, 2016.

Be sure to select 7 nights to see this special rate.
More info here:  

Casa de Fruta RV Orchard Resort, Hollister, CA - New Passport America Participating Park

Surrounded by the gently sloping hills of the Pacheco Pass Valley, Casa de Fruta has delighted and refreshed travelers for decades. The site includes the Casa de Inn as well as the RV Resort.

If you are new to Casa de Fruta, welcome to the family. This resort planted their first orchards in 1908, opened a roadside cherry stand in the 1940’s, and now welcome over 2 million visitors a year from around the world to their landmark orchard resort!

RV Resort Amenities include 300 total RV sites, can accommodate RV’s up to 42ft, 20/30/50 amp , full hookups, partial hookups, back-ins, pull thrus, water, Wi-Fi, Cable TV, tent sites (seasonal), picnic tables at every site, restrooms, showers, swimming pool (seasonal open May through November), basketball, playground.

Casa de Fruta fruit stand offering wide variety of dried fruits and nuts, fresh fruit and many jarred goods, Casa de Sweets boasts a large selection of candy, baked goods, homemade fudge and caramel apples as well as a large selection of gifts. 

Located just outside Casa de Sweets is Casa de Choo Choo, a diesel engine train for ALL ages that takes you on a mile long loop around Casa de Fruta, a double decker carousel made in the 1980's that came all the way from Venice Italy.

Amongst Casa de Fruta's many attractions is Casa de Wine & Deli, here you can sample a wide variety of wines made from fruit from our local vineyards. 

On site we also have Casa de Restaurant that offers a large selection of dishes including the very popular prime rib and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

For all your fueling and snacking needs we also have a 24 hour Chevron station with a food mart.

Conveniently located, stay and enjoy one of their many popular annual events, such as the Northern California Renaissance Faire, arts, crafts & music festivals, to name a few.

Casa de Fruta RV Orchard Resort
10031 Pachero Pass Hwy
Hollister, CA 95023

Phone: 408-842-9316

Regular Rate(s): $42.00 - $50.00*
Passport America Rate(s): $21.00 - $25.00*

NOTES: Open year-round. Reservations required (by phone only). Please mention Passport America at the time of reservation. PA not valid during holiday weekends & during special events. From May through October, PA is not valid Friday & Saturday nights. From November through April, PA is valid any night of the week (except holidays & special events). PA does not apply to group rate. No discounts on tent sites. Pets welcome.*All rates are subject to change without notice. All rates are for 1 or 2 persons add’l persons 5 yrs & above are $2 ea per night. Pets are $3 each

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Rockin R RV Park, Brady, TX - New Passport America Participating Park

Rockin R RV Park is friendly and clean. The preferred greeting is "HOWDY Y'ALL". Enjoy a peaceful country setting and friendly atmosphere at the Rockin R RV Park and Ranch. Sit outside under the oaks, listen to the birds and feel the country breeze swirl around your face. This park is all about the outdoors, located on a "real" working ranch that has been in operation for over 100 years and has one of the largest herds of Royal White Hair Sheep in Texas. Look at the deer, sheep, buffalo, and resident wild turkeys. There is NO telling what may come strolling along. 

We are located on HWY 87 North - just outside the city limits. Brady is where the road runners hide and the bluebonnets lure. The heritage of Brady is strong. Brady sports Brady lake. 

It is near by, in case you have a boat or just want to wash your worm!! The World Championship Goat Cook Off is held here every labor day. Everyone comes to win. Check out the BBQ in town while you visit with us. You will be amazed. 

Brady has 2 museums. The Heart of Texas historical museum is complete with 2 old buildings moved from our airport- Curtis Field. Curtis Field was used during World War 2 as a Pilot training school. Many troops were trained here. 

The second museum is the Heart of Texas Country and Western Music museum and headquarters. The museum has a collection of memorabilia from the well known country and western entertainers. This museum sponsors a country and western dance in March. This is quite a Bash!!! People from all over the world come too little old Brady to dance to the great oldies country music.

Across the Hwy from the park and a little toward town is the Brady Golf Course. Everyone is invited to play golf if that is your game.
We welcome your pets (on a leash, please). The park has a nice potty and play area for your dogs use. Please clean up for the next doggie guest. For your convenience, Pet area includes pooper scooper, trash can and baggies.

Amenities include 38 total RV sites, Big Rigs Welcome, 30/50 amp, full hookups, back-ins, pull thrus, dump station, sewer, water, Wi-Fi.

Stop by and visit this proud piece of Texas, stay for a day or stay a while. 

Rockin R RV Park
2021 Hwy 87 N (San Angelo Hwy)
Brady, TX 76825

Phone: 979-551-0499

Regular Rate(s): $30.00
Passport America Rate(s): $15.00

NOTES: Open year-round! PA is valid for 1 night. PA discount is not valid during the 2 weeks for the Heart of Texas Country Music Festival (approx 03/17-03/31) and during Annual Goat Cook-Off in Sept (call for details). Reservations and drive-ups welcome. Credit cards accepted. Pets welcome. Dogs must be on leash at all times. Pet shot records must be verified via management for stays longer than 3 nights. 

Delaware North - Work and Play in Yellowstone National Park! - Featured Sponsor

Yellowstone is the very first of all national parks. Enchanting mountains, vast pastures, views of Old Faithful and the diversity of the animal wildlife are treasures you will want to experience firsthand for memories of a lifetime.  Working in one of our twelve stores, you will meet fellow associates and visitors from all over the world, making lasting friendships!  You will have a chance to work with an amazing retail, food and beverage team while experiencing all of the wonders and activities in Yellowstone:  hiking, fishing, camping, photography, wildlife sightings, and many more!

Yellowstone General Stores is operated by Delaware North. Delaware North is a contracted concessioner for Yellowstone National Park, and we hire for:
  • Sales
  • Food Service
  • Custodians
  • Stocking
  • Maintenance
  • Warehouse
  • Cooking & Grill Cooks

Please visit to apply!  Also, please visit for a short video that shows what it is like to live and work in the park!  See FAQ’s on page 2. Apply today at!

Helpful FAQ's
  • Most RV sites are within walking distance to the store, a few are farther (details when we discuss specific locations during interview.)
  • Full hookups: water, sewer, electric; electric is 30 amp almost without exception -- very few 50 amp options.  Electric charges vary per month, anywhere from $10/month - $70+, depending on use. Cost is $0.18 cents per kwH.
  • Site charges are payroll deductions and vary from $32.20/week + electric - $39.56/week + electric inside the park.  Outside park locations vary from $49 - 70/week, including electric.  (In park, your site charge will be paid after approximately 5 hours of work.)  Working couples split the cost of the site each week.
  • Propane availability:  only at 1 underground in-park location--Fishing Bridge, but propane is available in numerous places in and around YNP.
  • Pets are allowed per NPS regulations - 2 per RV, never to be unattended outside, limited in where they're allowed in park.  Visit for details.
  • Dorm style accommodations and full meal plan for anyone traveling w/o an RV or camper!
  • All hours worked are paid hours; 32-40 per week.  Positions start at $8.25/hr.  Split shifts are required to allow for proper staffing.  $3/day completion bonus for 2016!
  • Technology access is 10 years behind in the park; not what we are used to today!  Cell phone coverage and internet are available but limited.  Please ask at time of interview.
  • Workampers can opt in or out of the Employee Meal Program.  Enrollment through payroll deduction is $59.57/per person per week.
  • All associates working in Yellowstone must participate in a mandatory seasonal employee health program -- mandated by NPS, $7.49 weekly or $1.07 per day deduction.  NPS maintains 3 health clinics during the season, providing many services.
  • Dates of assignments vary; please plan on a minimum of 3 months.  Stores open April-May and close September-October.
Apply today at

Alliance Hill RV Resort, Marianna, FL - New Passport America Participating Park

From the comforting arrival of dusk beneath twinkling stars, to a misty dawn with the joyful singing of birds, Our Park delivers one of the finest 50+ RV vacation experiences in North Florida. Our gated community provides a secure, relaxing, peaceful, quiet and enjoyable respite, with plenty of elbow room. 

Located halfway between New Orleans and Central Florida, Alliance Hill RV Resort serves as an idyllic layover along I-10 for RV travelers and big rig drivers. We offer great nightly rates at the finest RV park in the region. Nearby rivers and lakes offer fishing and boating adventures beyond compare.

Our wooded, landscaped park is gated for security, and features spacious, double-sized sites with drive through pads. Each lot includes 30-amp and 50-amp service, along with a sewer, water and electric allowance. The resort also provides a swimming pool, community center, dog park, laundry facilities, restrooms and showers. 14 total RV sites, can accommodate RV’s up to 50ft. Quiet, peaceful, secluded and spacious sites (60ft wide by 70 ft long), back-ins, pull thrus, dump station, Wi-Fi, Cable TV, restrooms, showers, handicap access, laundry, clubhouse, picnic area, RV storage. 

Area Attractions: The gently rolling, wooded hills of the surrounding, rural Florida landscape display rich natural beauty. The area's abundant rivers and lakes provide fishing and boating. Just a short drive away from historic Marianna, Florida, perfect for shopping and exploration of North Florida's unique story.

Alliance Hill RV Resort
639 Plymouth Loop
 Marianna, FL 32448 United States
Phone: (850) 545-4928

Regular Rate(s): $44.00*
Passport America Rate(s): $22.00*

NOTES: 50+ RV Resort. PA discount valid for standard sites only. PA not valid on Premium Pull thru sites. Reservations recommended. Must call ahead to check availability if driving in without a reservation. PA not valid with any other discount or special offer. No smoking. Credit cards accepted. Pets welcome.*Plus tax.

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Since 1992, Passport America is the original 50% Discount Camping Club. With our Discount Travel Card, members of our club receive 50% Discounts on nightly camping fees for campsites at over 1,800 participating campgrounds, RV Parks and RV Resorts in the US, Canada, and Mexico! Membership is only $44.00 USD for 1 year and pays for itself with just a few nights stay. Please contact us (800) 283-7183 M-F 8AM-6PM CST SAT 9AM-4PM if you have any questions regarding our services. We are always very happy to help you!