The Best RV Resorts in the U.S.

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The RV lifestyle isn’t always about “roughing it.” In fact, traveling in an RV can be as luxurious as you want it to be, especially with so many top-quality RV resorts throughout the country. These three RV resorts are some of the best in the U.S. for their prime locations and amenities that go above and beyond.

Boyd’s Key West Campground

Scenery doesn’t get much better than gazing into the turquoise ocean waters of Key West. This unbeatable RV resort is packed with amenities like a private beach, a pool, a marina, free wireless internet access, clean bathrooms and 250 scenic campgrounds just minutes from Key West’s famed Duvall Street. Lounge in the sun or on the water all day, then catch a bus into town for some of America’s best beach nightlife.

Polson Motorcoach and RV Resort

The Polson Motorcoach and RV Resort in Polson, Mont., is the state’s No. 1 luxury RV resort. Travelers enjoy breathtaking sites surrounded by the Mission Mountains and Flathead Lake. Oversized lots, a pool, hot tub, mini golf, a dog park, basketball courts, volleyball courts, outdoor kitchens, multiple laundry facilities, relaxing common areas and an array of other first-class features set this resort above most others in the country. Even better, the Polson Motorcoach and RV Resort is just minutes from Glacier Park, offering countless outdoor adventures.

Durango RV Resort

Head to Red Bluff, Calif., to enjoy a luxurious RV site at the Durango RV Resort on the Sacramento River. Gorgeous riverfront RV sites are combined with a pool, numerous clubhouses, outdoor fireplaces, a 45-acre dog park, an automatic dog-washing station, free wireless internet access and a long list of other touches that make this resort one you’ll never want to leave.

Find Your RV at PleasureLand

Your RV experience is as dependant on your home on wheels as it is where you park it. Stop in and shop our huge selection of top-quality RVs right here at the PleasureLand RV Center to ensure your next camping experience is as luxurious as it should be.

Stay Nearby at Minnesota State Parks

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You don’t have to travel far and wide to enjoy the summer vacation of a lifetime. Minnesota is home to some of the most exciting state parks in the country, offering refreshing lakes, wooded hiking trails and everything you need to enjoy the ultimate outdoor vacation. These three state parks are ones you should visit in your RV this summer.

Itasca State Park

Itasca State Park is Minnesota’s oldest state park and arguably the state’s most popular. It’s more than 32,000 acres in size and features more than 100 lakes — that’s a whole lot of summer swimming. Visitors can enjoy walking along the Mississippi River, visiting the Itasca Indian Cemetery, a 2,000-acre Wilderness Sanctuary, fishing, hiking, Geocaching and of course, camping under the stars.

Whitewater State Park

Fishermen, and all outdoor enthusiasts, will find themselves falling in love with Whitewater State Park in southeastern Minnesota. The park features deep ravines and breathtaking limestone bluffs that provide a picturesque backdrop for hiking, trout fishing, swimming, beach combing and camping.

Lake Shetek State Park

There’s no shortage of state parks with lakes in Minnesota, but Lake Shetek State Park is one of the best areas in the state for RV campers. It’s home to southwestern Minnesota’s largest lake, which is full of bullheads, walleye, crappie and other fish.

A swimming beach, six-mile bicycle trail, boat launch, kayak rentals and campsites with full hookups make this Minnesota state park an ideal summer getaway spot. And if you’re feeling a bit more adventurous this summer, stray from your RV site and enjoy one of the park’s backpack or paddle-in campsites for a night or two.

Start Your Adventure at PleasureLand

The PleasureLand RV Center, in St. Cloud, Ramsey, Brainerd, and Long Prairie, is your one-stop Minnesota RV shop. Whether you’re in need of a new or used RV, service, parts, camping supplies or even an RV rental, we have it all right here at PleasureLand.

3 Cheap and Simple Ways to Organize Your RV

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The RV lifestyle demands organization. Reducing an entire household of belongings into the compact size of your motorhome or travel trailer is both difficult and rewarding. But don’t let the stress of downsizing your belongings or travel supplies keep you from hitting the road. These three simple and cost-effective items will help you organize your RV, so you enjoy all of your favorite comforts and conveniences on the road.

Use Shoe Organizers Wherever You Can

Hanging shoe organizers can be used in various areas of your RV. Hang one on the back of your bathroom door to hold bathroom supplies. Hang one in the pantry to organize your cleaning supplies, and of course, hang one in your bedroom to organize your shoes, socks and other small items. Many travelers even cut the shoe organizers into sections, so they can use them in more compact spaces.

Use Clear Shoe Boxes to Keep Clothing in Place

Shoe boxes are undeniably handy (and cheap) ways to keep your RV organized. Spend a little extra to purchase clear plastic shoe box size containers with lids, and you won’t have to drag them down from your shelves to look inside every time you need something. Use these clear boxes for small clothing pieces, spices, snacks, toiletries and other compact items.

Use Lazy Susans in the Cabinets and the Fridge

Lazy Susan turntables can be extremely handy when you’re living on the road. A variety of Lazy Susan turntables are available with gripping surfaces and lips, so your items won’t move when you’re cruising down the highway or even on less desirable terrain. Keep the turntables in your larger cabinets and even in the refrigerator to make accessing items in tight spaces much easier.

Find Your RV Supplies at PleasureLand

The PleasureLand RV Center online parts store is loaded with RV parts and accessories to help you enjoy your life on the road. Even better, the store is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so you can find everything you need exactly when you need it.

Inventory Feature: 2015 Shore Park Homes Skyline 1955CTP

Your dream home doesn’t have to cost a fortune. In fact, this 2015 Shore Park Homes Skyline is so affordable, you’ll be able to purchase a luxurious home sooner than you may expect. The Skyline 1955CTP is loaded with all of the comforts and conveniences of a high-end home, so you can enjoy a more luxurious and affordable lifestyle today.

The Features You Want

The Skyline 1955CTP makes luxury living on a tight budget possible. Whether this park model home is going to be your full-time residence or a convenient home away from home, you’ll notice that it’s packed with everything you want and need to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle.

The 1955CTP features cathedral ceilings, a fireplace, wet bar, L-shaped counter, a double kitchen sink, full refrigerator, pantry, loft, linen closet, corner shower, sliding glass door, under-floor air conditioning, a designer bedspread, sectional sofa and countless other high-end touches. Whether you’re lounging in the loft, cooking in the kitchen or relaxing outside, you’ll love your new Skyline home the moment you purchase it.

The Skyline 1955CTP Floorplan

This 2015 Skyline 1955CTP feels more like a brick-and-mortar home than a park model recreational vehicle. The front of the home features a full living room with comfortable seating and a residential-style electric fireplace. The L-shaped kitchen counter separates the residential kitchen from the living area, and a wet bar greets visitors as they walk through the door.

A massive bathroom separates the kitchen from the spacious bedroom, which features two nightstands, two shirt cabinets and plenty of other storage space. A loft above the bedroom serves as an additional bedroom, play room or hang out space.

Don’t Miss Out on Your Dream Home

The only way to truly understand the luxuries and conveniences of this park model home is to see it for yourself. Stop in and tour this unbeatable home at our PleasureLand RV Center lot in Brainerd, Minn. It won’t last long at this unbelievably low price.

Grand Opening of Brainerd Location

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If you are a customer of PleasureLand RV but would love it we had a new location closer to Brainerd, your wish was granted. We now have a showroom and a budget lot in Brainerd. Our phone numbers are (800) 514-1129 and for the budget lot, (800) 514-1131.

For those new to PleausreLand RV, stop by and visit the new showroom or any of our other showrooms to walk through Class A motorhomes, Class B motorhomes, Class C motorhomes, fifth wheels, travel trailers, fifth wheel and travel trailer toy haulers, cargo trailers, destination trailers, park models, expandable trailers, pop-up campers, truck campers and ice houses.

New and Used RVs

PleasureLand RV has quality new and used RVs of all types and sizes. We deal in Winnebago models, Crossroads, Keystone, Dutchmen, Skyline, Itasca, Grand Design, Prime Time, Palomino, Forest River and Thor RVs, thus have tons of floor plans for you to choose from. Whether you need something for four or less people or something that sleeps up to 10 people, we have the RV for you.

And, you’re sure to find what you are looking for as we have over 1,000 units in stock between all of our easy-to-reach locations. Many of our RVs are housed in a climate controlled showroom.

We also features a full service department, a large parts department, a heavy duty truck center and RV rental. Stop by our new location to say hello or to walk through the many floor plans we have to offer.

Visit PleasureLand RV in Brainerd

Stop by our PleasureLand RV in our new Brainerd location; and you’ll find the perfect RV for your family, whether you just want to get out and relax or you want to take family and friends hunting, fishing or hiking across the country.

Top Fifth-Wheel Toy Haulers at Pleasureland RV

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If you are in the market for an RV and need something that will haul your toys, you might consider a fifth wheel toy hauler. These models have plenty of living space plus a large garage area. And the bonus is that the garage area has extra bunks so that you can even bring friends. Toy haulers are great for hunting if you like to bring an ATV with you.

2015 Dutchmen Voltage V3985

This model sleeps up to nine people and features three slides. At over 42 feet long, you’ll have plenty of room for everyone plus all of the toys. And, the 2015 Dutchmen Voltage has the holding tanks to support all of those people. It holds 160 gallons of fresh water, 114 gallons of gray water and 96 gallons of black water. Additionally, it has a 40,000 BTU furnace to keep you nice and warm during the cooler months.

2015 Grand Design Momentum 328M

This model sleeps up to eight people and features two slides. At just under 36 feet long, this fifth wheel toy hauler features a 40,000 BTU furnace and a 5.5 Onan generator. The 2015 Grand Design Momentum 328M also features a 117-gallon fresh water tank, 91-gallon gray water tank and 52-gallon black water tank.

2016 Keystone Carbon 327

This Keystone fifth wheel toy hauler sleeps up to eight people and features three slides. This 37-foot, 8-inch model features a Twilight interior and has plenty of holding tank capacity for all eight people. Two of the slides are in the living area, so the area is quite wide. One of the slides features a 97-inch sofa so you won’t feel crowded if all eight of you are stuck inside due to inclement weather.

Visit PleasureLand RV

Stop by PleasureLand RV to walk through these luxurious fifth wheel toy hauler floor plans to see which one is best for your family. Whether you are just two and want to bring your bikes with you or you are a family and want to bring the ATVs with you, you’ll have plenty of space for everyone and all your stuff.

Inventory Feature – 2016 Itasca Spirit 22R

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The 2016 Itasca Spirit 22R is brand new on our lot. This 23-foot, 10-inch Class C RV sleeps up to six people. With an interior height of 6 feet, 10 inches, even taller people won’t feel cramped. This RV features a 5.4-liter Triton V-8 engine so it has plenty of oomph to get up mountain roads, even if you are towing your toys. With a hitch weight of 5,000 pounds, you can easily tow motorcycles, ATVs, UTVs and more.

Holding Tanks, Fuel and Heat

The 22R features a 40-gallon fresh water tank, a 24-gallon gray water tank and a 21-gallon black water tank. The furnace is a 20,000 BTU unit that will keep you warm should you decide to head into the mountains with your snowmobiles.

Floor Plan

As you walk in the door, which is located just behind the front seats and large overhead bed, you’ll see a 45-inch by 74-inch U-shaped dinette directly across from you. The dinette features three sets of seat belts so those riding in the back can ride safety. The dinette folds down into a bed should you have six of you on a trip.

To your right is the cab and the 57-inch by 95-inch overhead bed. The space also has room for an optional 28-inch HDTV with a DVD player. The television space is set up so that you can watch it from the entire RV.

Directly to your left, on the same side as the door, you’ll find a fully-equipped galley with a sink, three-burner stove, fridge and overhead storage. You’ll find a sizable wardrobe across from the fridge. Just to the left of the wardrobe, the private bathroom occupies one rear corner. It features a toilet, sink, tub/shower and more overhead storage. The other corner features a 54-inch by 80-inch bed with more overhead storage.

Visit PleasureLand RV

Stop by PleasureLand RV to walk through the 2016 Itasca Spirit 22R and to take a test ride. You’ll find that even six people can comfortably stay in this model and that it is perfect for family camping and hunting trips.

Father’s Day Gifts

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Instead of picking up a typical Father’s Day gift, get your dad something for the RV. If your dad doesn’t have an RV you might consider getting an RV for him for his special day. Now that would be the ultimate gift, especially for a dad who loves to hike, fish or hunt.

Find the Perfect Accessories

Stop by Pleasureland RV to pick up accessories including 12-volt accessories such as a coffee maker, power inverter, heated blanket, 7-liter cooler, portable stove or ceramic heater fan. These items all run o 12 volts, which means you plug them into a cigarette lighter. They’re perfect for highway stops or dry camping overnight on the way to a destination.

Find the Perfect RV

Whether your dad would prefer a motorized RV, fifth wheel, toy hauler, travel trailer or even a camper that slides onto a pickup truck, we have something for every dad. Choose from brand new or pre-owned for several brands and models. Find an RV that sleeps just two or something that sleeps up to 10 people. If your dad loves or needs a ton of space, find an RV with at least one slide – some have up to four slides.

If your father has a motorcycle, ATV, UTV, snowmobile or other “toy” he would like to take camping, a toy hauler might be in order. Depending on the size of the garage area, you can fit two bikes or at least two ATVs in it. Most toy haulers also have extra bunks for friends or family.

If your dad prefers the lap of luxury, then choose a travel trailer, fifth wheel or motorized RV with luxury features.

You can even search for RVs by price. Visit our web site, then click “Specials.” Choose your price range from the left menu. If you know you want to give your dad a brand new RV for Father’s Day, click “New,” then search by brand, price, manufacturer, type and location.

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Stop by Pleasureland RV to pick up any accessories or a new RV for your dad for Father’s Day.

RV Must-Haves to Help You Be a Happy Camper

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The RV lifestyle is undeniably relaxing, but adjusting to a more compact lifestyle can seem tough at first. These simple RV travel hacks will help you maximize space and enjoy your RV lifestyle to the fullest, so you never feel the urge to go back home.

#1. Dry Food Containers Make Great Waste Baskets

You’ve probably already realized that standard round wastebaskets take up far more space in an RV than they do at home. Replace your wastebaskets with dry food containers to maximize your storage and waste space. The tall, thin containers fit easily under cabinets and in tight spaces.

#2. Use Shoe Organizers for Storage

Shoe organizers have become must-have items in most RVs. These handy organizer work flawlessly for cleaning supplies, bathroom products, clothing and miscellaneous items. Even better, they can be hung behind a door, along the bottom of your bed or in a number of other out-of-sight places.

#3. Create Your Own Waste Tank Cleaner

Keeping your waste tank fresh is essential to enjoying your time on the road, but costly cleaners can seem frustrating at first. Make your own waste tank cleaner by mixing a cup of Borax detergent with 1/2 cup Calgon Water Softener for the fresh tank smell and cleanliness without the cost.

#4. Save Your Free Condiments

Compact kitchens come with compact refrigerators. Save your excess packaged condiments from roadside stops, so you don’t have to crowd your mini-fridge with bulky ketchup, mustard and soy sauce bottles.

#5. Use a Collapsible Laundry Basket for Trash

Acquiring trash at the campsite is inevitable, and having a tiny trash bin can make it difficult to manage your waste. Line a collapsible laundry basket with a large trash bag to serve as your campsite waste bin. A properly sized waste basket means less trash ends up in nature.

#6. Find All of Your RV Needs at PleasureLand

The PleasureLand RV Center online parts store is open 24 hours a day, so you can find parts and camping supplies when you need them most.

Customize Your RV To Fit Your Personality And Comfort Level

Screen Shot 2013-06-03 at 11.26.25 AMAn RV is more than just a recreational vehicle to get you to different destinations. It is your car, living space and bedroom combined that you take everywhere you go. Since you sometimes spend a large amount of time inside your RV, you want it to make it into the most comfortable vehicle on the road while showing the world that this RV belongs to you. Here are some ways to personalize your RV.

1) Stellar Paint Job: Break out the airbrush and the stencils as you let your imagination go wild. Personalize your RV with a mural, your company logo or just a unique style by giving it a paint job. You can paint just the back of the RV, the side or the entire vehicle with your creative vision. The great thing about this customization is that if you get bored with the design, just paint over it again.

2) Make Storage Simple: Although RV travel trailers offer all the type of amenities to allow you to cook and sleep in comfort, sometimes storage space can be limited when you are trying to carry all the things to make an RV into a moving home. Simplify your storage problems by utilizing sturdy racks and containers specifically made for an RV. An aluminum laundry rack in the bathroom can can keep towels and other bathroom items secure when driving over bumpy roads. If you have a toy hauler, you can increase storage space by adding sliding rails to the garage ceiling and hanging storage containers.

3) Deck Out Your Space: Personalization should start right inside your RV by making the space into an incredible and gorgeous retreat. Make your RV comfortable by decking out the space with rugs, sofa pillows and chair covers in your favorite color scheme. Add picture frames (use the digital standing frames or hang pictures using those hooks that stick to surfaces versus putting a nail in the wall) and small potted plants around your RV. While lighting from candles can add a nice touch, stick with flameless LED candles that are battery operated to prevent the risk of fire.

Personalizing you RV from the PleasureLand RV Center can be a fun experience for you and the entire family before you go on your road trip. Add just the right touches to show off how much you love your recreational vehicle and how comfortable it is to travel inside as you will want to spend even more hours out on the road. Let your creativity go wild without breaking your budget as your RV will speak about your unique decor style as well as make life easier while traveling in a recreational vehicle.