This spring, go on vacation with style. There are several great new and used motorhome and travel trailer options from your friendly neighborhood Pittsburgh RV dealer. If you have always wanted your very own RV, now is the time. We have dozens of fantastic units for you to browse through to find that certain one. Just a few of our great deals are included here.
Some people love owning a motorhome since everything you need is contained in one place. You really do drive your home where you want instead of dealing with a hitch. The 2008 Forest River Forester 3121DS is a fabulous Class C home with lot of great features. It has a lovely beige interior so you can match any decorations and accessories, it sleeps up to six people and has two large slide outs. This 31 foot unit can accommodate a great number of people and offers a spacious floor plan. It only has 14,000 miles on it and has been well taken care of. Drive this one home today for just $38,999.
There are even brand new units that are on special like this 2014 Shasta Oasis21CK for only $12,999. This spacious travel trailer includes tinted windows, a large awning, an outside shower and even a camping essential package to get you started. There is a wonderful queen sized bed in the front with lots of storage space. Both the dinette and the loveseat also fold out to make more room for sleeping if you have extra guests. The storage compartments under the unit are great for bringing oversize luggage or outdoor equipment.
For those who like to unhitch their trailer and still have their vehicle to explore in, a pop-up trailer might be right up your alley. The 2008 Fleetwood Bayside is a great option for someone who doesn’t need a lot of space but still wants a nice place to sleep and cook meals. This unit can sleep up to six people, features a slide out and even has a bike rack on the roof. Some pop-ups lack a bathroom but this one has a toilet and even a small kitchenette complete with a miniature refrigerator and stovetop. This great unit is on special for just $5,899.
Come visit Clem’s RV to view these great deals before they are gone.
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With the coming of spring, there are lots of events, activities and festivals that are beginning. This slightly warmer and perhaps sunnier time of year gives a much needed break from the winter blues. If you have had cabin fever the past few months, it’s time to get out there and see some sights. If you aren’t sure where to start, let your friends over at Clem’s RV guide the way to fun.
Children of all ages have loved Disney movies and cartoons for decades. With all of the magical characters and fun adventures, why wouldn’t they? If you can’t seem to get enough Disney, there is a special Disney on Ice show that will be held at the CONSOL Energy Center March 5-9. Load up the kids and head on down to watch 100 Years of Magic as over 60 of your favorite characters skate through some of the most exciting moments of Disney’s history. Official show times and tickets are posted on the Disney on Ice website.
March 6-9, treat yourself to All That Jazz: A Celebration of Kander and Ebb. This performance, held at Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts, will be an evening to remember as you listen to pieces written by John Kander and Fred Ebb. They will recall some of their most noted works such as “All That Jazz,” “Cabaret,” and “Maybe This Time.” Show times and ticket prices are listed on the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s website.
The history buffs will love this next event. Join Richard Kurin and Andy Masich from the Smithsonian on March 22nd as they present their new best-selling book, The Smithsonian’s History of America in 101 Objects. During this intense lecture, they will discuss how these certain artifacts over the course of our history have shaped our country. Key moments or items in this book include George Washington’s sword, the ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz, and even Armstrong’s spacesuit. Following the discussion, Kurin will be able to sign your very own copy of this exciting book.
If it’s not quite time to roll out the Pittsburgh RV, never fear. Take the family to some of these magical and educational events instead.
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Spring break means different things to different people. For some, it means spending time on the beach people watching and playing volleyball. Others choose to hit the slopes for spring skiing, and still others make family plans so everyone can enjoy thrill rides at theme parks.
Whatever your spring break travel plans include, it isn’t too soon to start getting your RV ready to roll to destinations where there’s plenty of activities, attractions, and fun things to do. At Clem’s RV & Trailer Sales we have a large inventory recreational vehicles and accessories to make your rolling vacation home convenient and comfortable.
If you don’t already have these accessories, consider adding them to your list. No matter where you’re headed, when making stops along the way as well as when you arrive at your spring break destination, you’ll want to have items that make the trip easy and comfortable.
- Barbecue grill, grilling utensils and accessories for impromptu cookouts
- Disposable cups, dinnerware and utensils so there are fewer dishes to wash
- An electric frying pan and toaster oven for quick meals
- Lounge chairs
- Beach umbrella
- Patio awning for an added bit of shade
- Extra folding tables
Things to Do
- Plan your itinerary and the best routes to get you where you want to go along with alternate routes should you need them
- Bring a road map or Atlas
- Make reservations ahead of time at resorts and campgrounds
- Check the weather so you’re aware of any impending issues
- Look for discounts to attractions
- Have cash and traveler’s check on hand
- If heading to the beach, stock up on sunscreen, beach towels, sandals, water floats and fishing gear
- Bring along fun activities for the kids to do while traveling such as movies, music, word games, puzzles and favorite toys for the littlest travelers
- Take breaks along the way to enjoy the scenery and out of the way places, take pictures, and to refresh and stretch your legs
Last but not least, make sure your RV is running good with a check up from Clem’s RV before taking to the highway. Schedule a visit and let our experts go over your RV with a fine tooth comb so you’ll be ready for whatever awaits you on the road ahead.
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Looking for a new fifth wheel travel trailer? Well, you’re in luck. Clem’s RV is having a massive liquidation sale on a lot of new models of fifth wheels. There are dozens that have to go to make room for others. Lots of them are new and never been used. Some of them are used but were well cared for and are ready for a new family to love them. We are having great specials on these trailers at both of our locations in Ellwood City, PA and Stafford, VA.
At the Stafford, VA location, there is a fabulous new 2014 Shasta Phoenix 28BH with a long list of features. This fifth wheel bunkhouse is just under 32 feet long with a tan exterior. Inside, you are greeted with a Royal Brandy colored interior that sleeps up to eight people and has a wonderfully wide slide out. A few items of interest are the lighted grab handle, eight cubic feet refrigerator, outside shower and upgraded mattresses. Check out this trailer before it’s too late. It’s only $30,995.
Also on the Safford sales lot is an incredible 2011 Keystone Montana 3455 SA. This is a 37 foot long fifth wheel with a pleasing floor plan and blue theme inside. It features four slide outs for maximum comfort and loads of other great options. It includes ceiling fans, a fireplace, king sized bedroom, two recliners, a desk chair and a washer and dryer prep area. With this unit, you are completely free to travel anywhere with all the luxuries of home for only $38,995.
There are several units available for sale on the lot in Ellwood City. Just like this 2014 Forest River Blue Ridge 3710BH for $46,995. This reduced price gets you room to sleep up to 12 of your friends or family and tons of upgraded features. It has a rear bunkroom with privacy for the entire family. There is a queen bed in the front of the trailer with lots of room to walk around. The slide out in the middle of the unit gives ample space for social gatherings or room to cook in the large kitchen.
When you want the best in fifth wheels, don’t forget to check out the large liquidation sale going on right now at your Pittsburgh RV dealer.
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Road trips to national parks throughout the United States offer travelers plenty to see and do from coast to coast. And during National Park Free Entrance Days, there’s no admission fee.
To get ready for park adventures, Clem’s RV & Trailer Sales has the best prices in town for travel trailers and fifth wheels from brands including Coachman, Forest River, CrossRoads and more. Stop by and get inspired with our new and used inventory and we’ll have you on your way to park destinations, near and far.
We’ve sorted the free days by season, and suggested the parks that really shine for each respective time of year.
Start making your plans for springtime at our nation’s national parks on the opening weekend of National Park Week scheduled April 19-20. You’ll know spring has sprung when you visit these parks.
- Joshua Tree National Park and Redwood National Park – California
- Shenandoah National Park – Virginia
- Carlsbad Caverns – New Mexico
- Great Smoky Mountains National Park – North Carolina and Tennessee
- Cuyahoga Valley National Park – Ohio
Put some sizzling summer plans into play and celebrate National Park Service Birthday with free admission on August 25.
With summer weather comes beautiful scenery, mountain vistas, and the opportunity for outdoor activities. Consider these national parks for summertime travel.
- Grand Canyon National Park – Arizona
- Isle Royale National Park – Michigan
- Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park – California
- Katmai National Park – Alaska
- Crater Lake National Park – Oregon
As the temperatures cool down for the fall, take advantage of free admission on September 27, for National Public Lands Day and November 11, for Veterans Day. The autumn season is one of the top travel times for viewing the changing colors of the leaves.
- Shenandoah National Park – Virginia
- Grand Teton National Park – Wyoming
- Acadia National Park – Maine
- Denali National Park & Preserve – Alaska
- Glacier National Park – Montana
Enjoy the grandeur of snow topped mountains and tropical breezes at these winter wonderlands. Traditionally, Martin Luther King Jr. Day and President’s Day weekend offer free admission to the parks. Keep your itinerary open for next year’s winter season.
- Olympic National Park – Washington
- Yosemite – California
- Biscayne National Park – Florida
- Bryce Canyon National Park – Utah
- Rocky Mountain National Park – Colorado
- Voyageurs National Park – Minnesota
No matter where your wheels take you this year, go with peace of mind with a maintenance check from Clem’s RV.
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George Washington Memorial – Photo by Oliver Rich
With President’s Day being honored this week, it is the perfect time to visit historical locations. From Mount Vernon to Monticello to over a dozen presidential libraries, history beckons across the US.
Pennsylvania has its own place in history and several impressive places to see and tour honoring those who played a significant part. Plan a visit to each for a look back in time. Each location has its own story to tell.
Two impressive sculptures depicting George Washington, America’s 1st president, are located in Philadelphia. The first is the George Washington Statue at Independence Hall erected in 1869. The second is a dramatic sculpture of Washington on a horse. The 13 steps leading up to the bronze and granite sculpture represent the 13 original states. The statue is situated at Eakins Oval across from the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
William McKinley Statue
William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States. In his honor, a statue was created. The piece was dedicated in 1908 and resides at City Hall in Philadelphia.
Eisenhower National Historic Site
The Eisenhower historic site is located near Gettysburg in Cumberland Township is the home and farm site where President Eisenhower spent weekend retreats. The home served also served as a meeting place for dignitaries. After he left office in 1961, Eisenhower and his wife traded in the White House for the solitude of the farm. The historic site is open for tours year round.
State of Pennsylvania Monument
Designed by sculptor Samuel Murray, this massive granite, iron and bronze monument is situated on the Gettysburg battlefield. Steps lead to the roof where you have an expansive view of the battlefield. Atop the dome, a 110-foot statue of Winged Victory oversees the battlefield. Bronze statues surround the monument including one of President Lincoln.
Once you return home, bring your RV in to Clem’s RV & Trailer Sales for a service check to ensure everything is in good order after your adventure. We’re currently celebrating our 50th anniversary and have plenty of inventory and accessories for your next getaway.
We began in 1964 and continue our quest to provide the best in prices and service to our customers. Contact us or stop by for a look-see at what we have available.
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There are plenty of tasty recipes available for you to prepare while traveling in your RV. Some are basic while others are innovative. Regardless of what you choose to prepare, having a luscious dessert to enjoy is the perfect touch to finishing the meal.
With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, what better way to celebrate the special day than enjoying a decadent dessert, together. At Clem’s RV, we can make it happen with a variety of accessories and appliances from microwaves to wine glasses to create the perfect dessert and atmosphere.
With a few ingredients and a little preparation time, make the day extra special with these sweet recipes.
Strawberry and Marshmallow Kebabs
Continue the festivities into the night with an easy dessert while sitting by a cozy campfire.
- Ingredients needed are 20 regular sized marshmallows, 16 fresh strawberries, caramel and salt. Diced hazelnuts, pecans, walnuts or almonds are optional.
- Remove hulls from strawberries.
- Place 5 marshmallows and 4 strawberries on 4 metal skewers. Alternate placement with a marshmallow, then a strawberry, until all items are on the skewers.
- Hold the skewers over the fire turning slowly until marshmallows are toasted.
- Remove from fire.
- Combine caramel sauce with a dash of salt and lightly drizzle the mixture over the marshmallows and strawberries.
- Lightly sprinkle nuts over the caramel.
- Allow to cool before eating.
This scrumptious delight is easy to make in just a few minutes resulting in the perfect Valentine’s Day dessert for two.
- You’ll need a microwave and a fondue pot for this quick recipe.
- Prepare a tray of dipping items such as strawberries, cherries, apples, bananas, biscotti, pound cake, pretzels, and shortbread cookies.
- Combine 1 cup of heavy cream with 2 tbsp sugar, 1 tbsp butter, and 8 oz of bittersweet chocolate, chopped, in a microwave-safe bowl.
- Heat mixture for 2 minutes.
- Remove from microwave and whisk for several seconds.
- Add 1 tbsp of your favorite brand of cabernet sauvignon. Whisk lightly.
- Transfer chocolate mixture to the fondue pot. Light the flame.
- Serve with a glass of wine. Use cocktail forks for dipping.
Give us a call at Clem’s RV when you’re ready for your next adventure. With our extensive inventory and accessories, we’ll help make your trip the best it can be.
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Pittsburgh Cityscape – Photo by Jonny Goldstein (Flickr Creative Commons)
If your plans include traveling to Pittsburgh on Valentine’s Day, you’re in luck. From dining to river cruises, there’s plenty of action for twosomes.
Before making your way across over 400 bridges in Pittsburgh, a check up at Clem’s RV is in order. The last thing you want is to be stranded because you didn’t bring your RV in for service.
Once you have the “a-okay” from our technicians, plan your itinerary with some of these Valentine’s Day ideas in mind.
Enjoy an evening of elegant dining at the award-winning Carlton Restaurant. Celebrate with a pre-Valentine’s Day celebration at 6:30pm, Thursday, Friday 13, with delectable menu items from Chef Simon paired with wines from the Iberian Peninsula presented by Joe Barsotti.
Make the day extra special with a Valentine’s Day dinner cruise from Gateway Clipper. Located at Station Square along the Monongahela River, the cruise features an exquisite dinner and live entertainment from 7pm to 10pm. Boarding time is 6pm.
Things to Do
Spend the day exploring the city with visits to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Schenley Park and the National Aviary. For an up-close look at the city, plan a guided tour for sightseeing, or make it a fun day aboard your own Segway whisking around town.
Stroll the formal gardens at the Tudor-style Hartwood Mansion built in 1929. The mansion, filled with American and English antiques, is located at the 629-acre Allegheny County Park. Take the estate tour and explore the grounds on horseback for a romantic afternoon.
Places to Go
Do something out of the ordinary with a visit to the Wigle Whiskey distillery to see traditional whiskey making methods. Tours are from noon to 5pm. Sampling takes place 4:30pm-7pm.
Take in a comedy show on Friday, February 14 at 8pm at the historic Rex Theater. The vintage 1905 club and bar promises an evening of fun and laughter.
The 1903 Byham Theater hosts an array of entertainment. Events scheduled on select days February 11 through February 25 include a comedy show, jazz concert, performances of Mamma Mia and Porgy and Bess, and a tribute to the Beatles.
Contact Clem’s RV to get your recreational vehicle ready for the trip. Our expert staff will make sure all systems are “go” for the best Valentine’s Day, ever.
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The beginning of the year brings a renewed sense of adventure. Begin readying your year of adventurous traveling by investing in a quality new or previously loved travel trailer or motorhome. There are several different options available to you on our sales lot from the best dealer in the Ellenwood City area. Check out some of them below.
The 2007 CrossRoads Zinger 250BH has been well-cared for and is equipped with everything you need for a wonderful vacation. This fifth wheel has an awning, bunk beds, a queen bed, ducted heating and air conditioning and more. It even features a slide out for extra space in the kitchen/dining room area. The bedroom has lights overhead for reading at night and a full dry bathroom for your convenience. This great trailer is on sale for just $11,999.
Another wonderfully kept unit is the 2012 Coachmen Freedom Express LTZ 246RKS. This trailer is 26 feet long and features a rear kitchen and beige interior. This trailer is made of fiberglass which means it’s more lightweight. A few of the amazing amenities is has are an outdoor shower along with outdoor speakers so you can keep the entertainment flowing. It has a top freezer fridge, 3 burner stove, double-sided sink and lots of counter space. This fantastic travel trailer is just $16,995 at Clem’s RV.
Sometimes an older unit is still just a fabulous as a new one. All they need is a little tender loving care. We have a great Class C motorhome for sale that has a few exterior issues but can be a great project for the right person. This 1995 Jayco Eagle 294FL features a queen bedroom, rear ladder, split bath and more. It is still a really well-cleaned unit for the low price of $6,799.
Looking for something more modern with no work to be done? Check out the 2014 Forest River Georgetown 335DS. This is a gorgeous model that has all the comforts of home and more. The inside and outside of this luxury unit far surpasses others. It features an electric awning, electric fireplace, a convection microwave and so much more. You have to see it to believe it. This one is on sale for $86,995.
When you want the best in new and used motorhomes and travel trailers, come visit the best at Clem’s RV.
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There are several great events and activities throughout the greater Pittsburgh area during the month of February. If you are looking for something different to do with the family, check these great happenings out. They are all either cheap or free and family-friendly. So give the Clem’s RV a rest for the winter break and enjoy the sites.
For those who love art in your family, check out the fabulous exhibit, Aspect and Perception, by Micheal Madigan at the James Gallery. This wonderful exhibit will feature lots of different artists and paintings that represent various common perceptions. A majority of the paintings will center around places that have been visited throughout Europe. This magnificent gallery will be open to the public from February 1 until March 8. So if you don’t catch all of it the first go around, go back for another look.
Grab the little ones and catch a movie night on February 6th at the ToonSeum. This cartooning museum occasionally runs their Bad Movie Night in Love which plays a typical boy-meets-girl love story that’s so bad, you have to watch it. They never announce which movie will be playing cause it would take away from the wow factor when you get there. The movies they play really are legendarily awful movies. Take a chance and come out. Tickets are just $10 per person for movie only. You can purchase a combo ticket that will give you access to the ToonSeum as well.
If you are a lover of nature and flowers, you will not want to miss this chance to see the Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show at Phipps Conservatory. This will showcase more than 25,000 species of orchids and a striking collection of bonsai plants. You can learn to grow your own and learn all about how to take care of these gorgeous plants. Admission is just $15 for adults and $11 for children ages two to eighteen.
Remember that when you need your Pittsburgh RV serviced, cleaned or de-winterized, come see the best at Clem’s RV. We are ready and happy to help you with anything you need from sales and service to parts and accessories. Have a happy and safe month of February from our family to yours.