23 Feb

RVFTA #130 Pros and Cons of the Class B RV

On this episode of RV Family Travel Atlas, we are talking about Class B motorhomes, one of the fastest growing segments of the RV industry. The small foot print might scare away a lot of buyers, but driving comfort and flexibility are huge draws.

Segment One: Pros and Cons of the Class B RV

In Segment One, we talk about the pros and cons of the Class B that you might want to consider if you are in the market for a small motorhome. Here are some of the issues we discuss.

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14 Oct

RVFTA #110 Say Hello to Winnebago Towables

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On this podcast episode of RV Family Travel Atlas, we are taking our listeners back to Middlebury, Indiana and talking to Mark Gerber, the Director of Marketing for Winnebago Towables. Mark gave our family an awesome tour of the factory during our visit, and then sat down to chat about what’s in the future for this iconic RV manufacturer.

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Plus, we know many of our listeners heard the news last week that Winnebago acquired Grand Design, the 5-year old RV manufacturer that has caused quite a splash in the industry over a very short period of time (you can read the press release here). So we called Sam Jefson, Public Relations Specialist at Winnebago, and talked about why Grand Design was such a good fit for an iconic RV company, and what kinds of products we might expect in the future.

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07 Jan

RVFTA #70 Winnebago Goes Retro!

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On this week’s episode of RV Family Travel Atlas, we are dishing on the retro options available right now from the iconic Winnebago brand. We will take a look at the brand new Winnie Drop.

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With three available floor plans, it’s a great lightweight towable with a bit of stylish flare.

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And we also have a great interview with John Millis, product manager of the Gas Class A lines at Winnebago. He joined Winnebago back in 2012 and oversaw the reintroduction of the Brave line, proclaiming to the world that the Brow is Back.

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There are three floor plans available for the Brave as well, and here they are if you want to follow along in the discussion.

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Plus, listeners Heather and John from Virginia just took delivery on their brand new Brave, and they were kind enough to send us a report from the field.

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You might think you have to give up a bit fuction to embrace the retro vibe. But Winnebago wants you to know you can have the best of both worlds. This is  Episode #70: Winnebago Goes Retro!

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