Helpful Links

The following are links may be of interest to RVers. These links are not controlled by the Alpine Coach Association and many are commercial sites which may contain various types of advertising. While we are not aware of any problems with these particular sites, use them at your own risk.

Other Alpine Coach RV Clubs

If you have any websites that you think may be useful to other travelers, please let me know, and I'll find them and add them to this page.

Weather and Driving Conditions

  • NOAA - National Weather Service: Includes current conditions, forecast maps, warnings, and other advisories.
  • Weather Underground: Includes current weather, forcasts and advisories. This site includes Canadian weather conditions as well. The page contains some animated advertising that may load slowly on some dial-up connections.
  • AccuWeather: This site includes animated advertising, and may load slowly on some dial-up connections.
  • The Weather Channel: National weather map and local weather by zip code. This site includes animated advertising, and may load slowly on some dial-up connections.
  • CNN Weather: Includes current weather and forcasts. This site includes Worldwide weather conditions as well. The page contains some animated advertising that may load slowly on some dial-up connections.
  • Intellicast: Temperatures as well as driving conditions. The page contains some animated advertising and loads slowly.
  • National Traffic and Road Closure Information: Links to traffic, road construction and weather related road conditions by state.

Discussion Lists

IRV2.COM: Online discussion site--The Owners forum has an Alpine Coach section. Provides a location to post and comment on a variety of RV issues. Registration, which is free, is required in order to post to discussion.

Diesel and Gas Prices

  • DieselBoss: Diesel prices at the major truck stops. Links to Flying J, Speedway Super America,TA, Loves, Sapp Bros.,Pilot, Petro and AMBest. Prices and supply status are given by Interstate exit number. (Prices in Canada, where shown, are per litre, not per gallon.)
  • GasTips: Gas prices throughout Canada. Prices are shown per litre in Canadian dollars.

Campground Directories and Services

  • Reserve America: National Camping and campground Reservation site
  • GoCampingAmerica: Locate campgrounds by location and features such as pools, hookup amperage or WIFI Internet access.
  • The National Parks Service
  • Free Campgrounds: Locate free or cheap camping nationwide, includes truck stops, Wal-Marts and BLM sites.
  • Campground Map: US Google map with campgrounds flagged. Also a link to a site that allows you to make your own "Visited States & Provinces" map. This is a commercial page and includes advertising. It may load slowly on dial-up connections.

Border Crossings

Information for RVers

  • New RVer: Beginners' guide to RVing.A commercial site specializing in books on RVing.
  • Brake Buddy: Commercial site that provides information on towing laws in the US and Canada.
  • RVing Women: Home page for RVing Women.
  • FMCA: Family Motor Coach Association.

Travel & Destination Information

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