Spring Road Trips

When you start planning for a road trip, be sure you plan to have your RV serviced before you head out, especially if this is the first time you’ve had it out since last fall. If you don’t have an RV but think driving across New England sounds like fun, stop by to walk through our many floor plans.

Call Jim’s RV in Nichols, New York for a service appointment, then start planning your road trip – or stop by to pick up a new RV. Drive through New England and into Maine to start sightseeing or take your time getting to Maine by sightseeing on the way, then driving straight through on the way back to New York.

Acadia National Park, Maine

Drive the 27-mile round trip Mount Desert Island Loop from Bar Harbor. The island’s Loop Road circles this rugged island. Be sure to bring a picnic lunch and stop by the Hulls Cove Visitors Center.

Rangely Lakes Scenic Byway, Maine

Take Maine routes 17 and 4 through the many mountains and lakes in the area. Stop at the Height of Land pullout to get some great pictures. And watch carefully – you should see plenty of bobcats, bear and moose. This scenic byway is about 50 miles.

Alpine Drama, Vermont

Take Vermont 108 from Stowe up into Smugglers’ Notch in the Green Mountains. Watch for corkscrews, cliffs and boulders. Stop in Jeffersonville for lunch or dinner. This route is about 18 miles.

Green Mountain Ribbon, Vermont

Travel Vermont Route 100 along the Green Mountains. This roadway runs from north to south and runs the length of the state. You’ll see tons of charming villages and history, especially between Ludlow and Waterbury. The route between these two towns is about 90 miles.

Coastal Crossing, New Hampshire

Take an 18-mile drive from Seabrook Beach to Portsmouth. While this is a short route, it could take you a day or two as there are many places to stop, including New Castle to see Wentworth by the Sea, Fort Constitution and Hampton Beach.

Stop by Jim’s RV

Be sure to call Jim’s RV to set up a service appointment or stop by to pick out a new RV if this sounds like something you’d like to do on our next vacation.

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Top RVs at Jim’s

If you are in the market for an RV and are looking for some of the top RVs, you’ll have several floor plans to walk through including Class A Diesel models, Class A Gas models and Class C models.

Stop by Jim’s RV Center in Nichols, New York to walk through or take a test ride in any of these models and to learn more about the convenience, safety, security and entertainment features in these models.

2014 Fleetwood Discovery 40E

The 2014 Fleetwood Discovery 40E is a Class A diesel that is 40 feet long, features three slides and sleeps up to four people. The Freightliner diesel engine has 556 miles on it and it makes 380 horsepower.

2014 Fleetwood Excursion 33D

The 2014 Fleetwood Excursion 33D is a 33-footer with two slides. This Class A diesel sleeps up to six people; and it features a residential refrigerator, washer and dryer, and an auto start generator.

2014 Fleetwood Bounder Classic 34M

This Class A gas RV is 34 feet long and features three slides. It sleeps up to six people, features a Ford Chassis 6.8-liter engine, expandable L-sofa, satellite radio and an exterior chrome package.

2015 Jayco Precept 31UL

The 2015 Jayco Precept 31UL is a Class A gas model that is a 31-footer with three slides. This model sleeps up to six people and features a 12 cubic-foot fridge, outside television and power shades.

2015 Jayco Greyhawk 31DS

This Class C model is 31 feet long and features a Ford V-10 engine. The 2015 Jayco Greyhawk 31DS features two slides and sleeps up to six people. It also features hydraulic leveling jacks, an inverter, a touch screen GPS/DVD/CD/MP player and an electric awning.

Visit Jim’s RV

Stop by Jim’s RV Center in Nichols, New York to walk through these or any of the other models we have on the lot. We also have travel trailers, fifth wheel models and toy haulers available. Once you find a floor plan you like learn more about that model’s convenience, safety, entertainment and security features.

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2015 Keystone Impact 341

If you are in the market for an affordable toy hauler that sleeps up to 10 people and features three slides, take a walk through the 2015 Keystone Impact 341 toy hauler. This 31-footer features a patio ramp door, a pull-down screen, 15K ducted air conditioning, the Intense Interior package, the Knockout package and electric beds with dual sofas. Additional features include G tires, a king master suite and a 5.5 Onan generator.

To learn more about this toy hauler, including tank capacities, décor, window treatments and more, stop by Jim’s RV Center in Nichols, New York.

Floor Plan

The Keystone Impact 341 features two exterior doors – one is in the middle of the RV and the other door is in the 12-foot garage area. When you walk in the forward door and look to the right, you’ll see the steps that lead up to the bathroom and the king master bedroom. The bathroom features a foot flush toilet, linen closet and a corner shower with a glass front. The master bedroom features a large wardrobe contained in a slide, a king bed, television and nightstands.

The main living area features two slides. A large sofa is in one slide and the kitchen area is in the other slide. The living area also features an entertainment center and a pantry and island sink for the kitchen. When you walk into the garage area, you’ll find an entertainment center and two dual opposing sofas. The 12-foot garage area also features a top queen bed.

The 8-foot garage door folds down into a ramp/patio so you can easily load your toys. The exterior features a large awning. You’ll find plenty of storage including overhead cabinets throughout the RV.

Stop by Jim’s RV

Stop by Jim’s RV in Nichols, New York to walk through the 2015 Keystone Impact 341 to see if this is the perfect toy hauler for you and your family and friends. Because of the separate sleeping arrangements, this RV is perfect if you have older children or if you want to take friends on a fishing or camping trip.

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Spring Break in New York!

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It’s just about time for spring break: Instead of going to a popular destination, pick something in New York to avoid the crowds. You’ll find many places to head to once you pack up your RV, though you may want to make reservations at your favorite RV parks since you may not be the only one with the idea of avoiding popular places.

Before you head out, be sure all systems are working properly on your RV, especially your heating system. Call Jim’s RV Center in Nichols, New York to set up an appointment for service if you haven’t had your RV serviced since the last season.

Ithaca

Visit the home of Cornell University and tour Sciencenter at 601 First St. for about 200 hands-on exhibits for children and adults. If you head north of town, you can visit Taughannock Falls State Park, which features 215-foot water falls. It is a 20-minute walk through a deep gorge to reach the falls, so be sure to dress warmly.

Romulus

Visit Traders Village on Route 89 and Swick Road in Romulus to find unique Amish furniture with low prices. The mission and colonial furniture is handmade and you can find plenty of bargains. You’ll also find bargains on rugs, quilts, toys and other handmade items.

Seneca Falls

Visit the place that is supposedly the inspiration for Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life – Seneca Falls. While you’re there, stop by the Women’s Rights National Historical Park at 136 Fall Street and the National Women’s Hall of Fame at 76 Fall Street.

Hammondsport

Visit Hammondsport’s public beach on Keuka, Chateau Renaissance Wine Cellars, and more in this small lakeside town. Don’t forget Dr. Konstantin Frank’s Vinifera Wine Cellars at 9749 Middle Road.

Stop by Jim’s RV Center

Be sure to stop by Jim’s RV Center to pick up any accessories or parts you may need or call us to schedule a service call if your RV needs service. If you don’t have an RV and think taking your spring break in an RV sounds like fun, stop by to look at our many affordable floor plans or luxury models.

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