Service Your RV!

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Your RV is your home on wheels, and you probably want it to stay in top condition for as long as possible. Similar to a brick-and-mortar home, your motorhome, travel trailer or fifth wheel requires maintenance to look great and function properly. And no one knows how to properly care for your RV better than the certified RV technicians here at PleasureLand RV Center.

Our Service Center

PleasureLand RV Center — with four convenient locations in St. Cloud, Ramsey, Willmar and Brainerd — offers a full RV service center that’s undeniably the best in the Midwest. With 32 service bays and expert service technicians with countless years in the business, you can always trust that your home away from home is in great hands.

Our certified RV technicians are ready to handle all of your RV needs from simple maintenance and servicing to complete body shop repairs and electrical/appliance servicing.

Service Center Hours

Our service center is open five days a week (Monday through Friday) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., so we can get your RV in and out in a very timely manner. Our goal is to get you back on the road safely, so you can get back to enjoying the RV lifestyle that we all love. If you have any questions about the services we offer or would like to schedule a service appointment give us a call at 1-800-862-8603. We’re also available via email if your questions or needs are not as urgent.

We’ve Got Your Parts and Accessories Too!

You may already use PleasureLand RV Center as your go-to place for purchasing an RV, but you can get all of your other RV accessories and supplies here too. Our Camper’s General Stores in Ramsey and St. Cloud are the biggest RV parts and accessories stores in their areas. When you need an RV part urgently, it’s very likely we’ve got it in stock. And if you can wait a few days for your part to ship, you can shop our online parts and accessories store 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Stop in and see why PleasureLand RV Center is the No. 1 RV center for sales, service, parts and accessories today.

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Specials at PleasureLand RV Center

School is back in session and the weather is cooling down, but the fall RV season is just getting underway here in Minnesota, and Pleasureland RV Center is offering some of the best deals of the year. We’re taking thousands off the MSRP of a number of RVs on our lot, so you can ease the post-summer blues and hit the road to a warm weather destination.

2015 Crossroads Boundary Waters

When you’re looking for an affordable travel trailer to be your comfortable home on wheels, the 2015 Crossroads Boundary Waters could be the ideal RV for you. With top-end features like two skylights, the Boundary Waters Arctic Package, bunk beds, the Boundary Waters Convenience Package, Coach-Net roadside assistance and tons of other luxuries inside and out, you’ll feel at-home wherever you travel. And you’ll love that we’ve taken nearly $10,000 off the MSRP to keep your wallet comfortable too.

2014 Grand Design Solitude

Start your full-time life on the road off right with the 2014 Grand Design Solitude — a luxury fifth wheel with all of the frills of a high-end home. This RV comes packed with the Peace of Mind Package, Residential Living Package, Max-Built Package, Weather-Tek Package and so many other conveniences, you’ll never miss your brick-and-mortar house. The residential layout and high-end features will continue to impress you long after your first adventure.

2014 Coachmen Clipper Ice House

There’s no better RV for the upcoming winter season than the 2014 Coachmen Clipper Ice House. This 17-foot-long, low-cost RV is prepared for all of your ice adventures with four ice holes, a cozy bunk, Travel Easy Roadside Assistance and a convenient kitchen for cooking your catch. This small ice fishing home offers a rugged floor that’s easy to clean and all of the features you need to ice fish in comfort this year.

Browse Our Entire Selection Online

Start your Minnesota RV lifestyle this fall with some of the best deals in the industry. Browse our entire selection of discounted RVs right here at PleasureLand RV Center in St. Cloud, Ramsey, Willmar or Brainerd or shop our easy-to-use website today.

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Minnesota Events in September

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Summer may be coming to an end, but September is one of the most gorgeous months in Minnesota. Let the Land of 10,000 Lakes entertain you this fall with these unforgettable outdoor fairs and festivals.

Country Corn Maze

Nothing says fall like getting lost in the Country Corn Maze in Warroad. But the corn maze isn’t the only thing for visitors to enjoy. Learn about the wild west, play games, take a hayride, visit the farm animals or enjoy a meal by the campfire. There are tons of family-friendly games and events at the Country Corn Maze each weekend throughout September, so don’t forget to visit while the weather’s warm.

Lanesboro Area Art Trail

Lanesboro, Minn., is known for its cozy bed and breakfasts, gorgeous bike trail and unique artisans. The town is offering studio open house dates so visitors can get first-hand visits with the artists and see how they produce their works. The Art Trail will take place from Sept. 19 to 21 this month, so park your RV and combine art with the outdoors for the perfect getaway.

Rock River Beer Fest

Luverne, Minn., will come alive this year for the first annual Rock River Beer Fest. It’s the first large beer festival in the tri-state region and will be offering hundreds of the best craft brews in the entire Midwest. Taste the beers, dance to the free music, enjoy some delicious eats or take part in the festival games. The first Rock River Beer Fest will take place on Sept. 20, so start making your Minnesota camping reservations today.

Bark and Rec Day

Bring your pup to St. Paul on Sept. 21, for the Bark and Rec Day Midwest Animal Rescue & Service’s Wiggle Butt 5K Run. The rest of the day is followed by tons of dog-friendly events including a dog fashion show, demonstrations, contest, reading to dogs, paw stamping and tons of other pet-friendly events.

Stop and See Us at PleasureLand

With numerous locations throughout Minnesota, you can always have access to the top-end RV service, parts and accessories at PleasureLand RV Center. Stop in and see us before, during or after your fall RV adventure for all of your Minnesota RV needs.

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Great Recipes to Cook in September

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As the temperatures start to drop this September, warm family meals become a part of the RV lifestyle. These simple fall meals can be made in your RV kitchen, on a grill or even over the open flame. So light up that campfire and start enjoying all of the pleasures and delicious flavors that the fall RV season has to offer.

Campfire Chicken Stew

What You’ll Need:

  • 1 fryer chicken (cut up)
  • 4 medium potatoes (peeled and sliced)
  • 1 cup carrots (thinly sliced)
  • 1 green pepper (sliced)
  • 1 can condensed cream of mushroom soup (no water added)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Aluminum foil

Cooking Instructions:

  • Grill the chicken pieces for roughly three minutes on each side.
  • Lay down for sheets of double thickness aluminum foil, and divide the chicken, carrots, potatoes and green pepper onto each piece of foil.
  • Fold the foil into a packet, then pour the soup, water, salt and pepper evenly into each one.
  • Seal each packet tightly and grill them for 20-25 minutes until the chicken is thoroughly cooked.

Campfire Reubens

What You’ll Need:

  • 1 cup Thousand Island dressing
  • 3/4-pound deli-sliced corned beef
  • 1/2-pound Swiss cheese slices
  • 1 cup sauerkraut
  • 8 slices pumpernickel bread
  • Aluminum foil

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Cut four squares of aluminum foil, then set two slices of bread next to each other on each piece.
  2. Spread Thousand Island dressing evenly on each slice of bread.
  3. Divide the meat, cheese and sauerkraut evenly onto one slice on each piece of foil.
  4. Top the sandwich with the other slice of bread and seal the foil around each sandwich.
  5. Set each packet on a grate over the fire (or the grill) and cook them for about 30 minutes. Flip each sandwich over every ten minutes.
  6. Unwrap and enjoy.

Get Your RV Cooking Supplies at PleasureLand

Whether you’re looking for a new RV with a larger kitchen or just a few simple grilling supplies for your next outdoor adventure, we’ve got everything you need right here at PleasureLand RV Center in Minnesota. And if you need some supplies right away, don’t forget you can shop our online parts catalog 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Customizing Your RV

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Each RV traveler has different wants and needs for his or her RV lifestyle. And the only way to get an RV that’s designed just for you, is to customize it just the way you like it. Whether that involves making interior decor changes, upgrading your RV mattress, swapping out your shower head or installing vent fans, your RV can be exactly what you want it to be with a little creativity and help from the staff here at PleasureLand.

Upgrade Your RV’s Decor

Older RV models often have very outdated decor features or simply a color scheme that’s not as appealing as it used to be. Upgrading your RV’s interior can be made simple by purchasing new bed coverings, rugs, throw pillows, towels and other soft goods. Reupholstering your sofa or dinette and upgrading your laminate countertops to solid surface ones are bigger upgrades that can make a huge difference in the way your RV looks and feels.

Get More Comfortable

Compacting your life inside an RV means you have to sacrifice a few of the luxuries you learned to love in your brick-and-mortar home. But many of those luxuries don’t have to be left behind. Consider swapping your RV’s dull stock shower head for one that can amplify your water pressure and even help you conserve water on the road.

RV mattresses can be less than comfortable as well, but that doesn’t mean you have to go out and spend thousands on a top-end mattress for your life on the road. Consider upgrading your mattress with a simple 2-inch memory foam mattress cover. These are often easy to clean and inexpensive, so you can purchase one for every bed in your motorhome, travel trailer or fifth wheel.

Upgrade Your RV at PleasureLand

For bigger upgrades — like air-conditioning and vent fan installs, battery upgrades, inverters and just about any modification you want to make inside our outside of your RV — PleasureLand RV Center is here to help. Our certified RV service technicians are here to handle all of your install, repair, general maintenance and even body shop needs, so you can enjoy your RV lifestyle to the fullest.

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Tailgating Fun in Your RV

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Football season has arrived, and it’s time to cheer on your favorite high school, college and national football teams. But before you head into the stands, it’s important to prepare for the game with a proper tailgating party. And there’s simply no better way to celebrate than with the comforts and conveniences of your RV.

When you fire up your RV and head to the next football game, follow these easy tailgating tips and tricks to make your next pre-game experience the best one yet.

Finding the Right Spot

Your RV is likely much larger than other tailgate vehicles at the game, and you probably have a larger tailgating crew too. Arrive early and try to find a spot near a grassy section, so you and your friends have more room to spread out. If your RV isn’t equipped with an awning, keep a canopy on hand to shield against the sun or rain.

Pack the Right Supplies

Start by creating a tailgate checklist that you can use every time you pack your RV for a game. Include Mason jars for holding silverware, aluminum food pans for disposing of charcoal remains and a shoe organizer for storing your cups, coozies, bug spray, hand sanitizer, bottle opener and other tailgate essentials.

Always pack double the amount of ice you think you’ll need, so you can keep all of your food and drinks properly cooled. When serving salads and other cool treats, place your serving dish on top of a bowl filled with ice to keep them cool.

Throw a Potluck

There’s no doubt that your RV will be the center of attention at the tailgate party, so instead of spending time and money preparing food to feed all of your friends, ask each member of your party to bring a dish. This makes for a wider variety of foods and takes a lot of the stress off of being the host.

Get Your Tailgate Supplies at PleasureLand

PleasureLand RV Center is your one-stop shop for RV tailgating essentials. Stop by our online parts store to shop our huge selection of shades, outdoor furniture, grilling and cooking supplies, yard games and tons more to make this tailgate season the best one yet.

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Featured Inventory: 2014 Keystone Bullet 308BHS

The Keystone RV Company is one of the most highly regarded in the industry, and the new 2014 Bullet proves that they provide luxury and quality in an affordable RV that’s easy to tow. The Bullet 308BHS can easily be towed by a fuel-efficient crossover, so you enjoy the luxuries of life on the road in a top-quality RV without the shocking price tag.

The 308BHS Floorplan

The Keystone Bullet 308BHS offers an ideal layout for traveling families. The front of the RV is outfitted with a spacious private bedroom, the living area is comfortable and roomy with a sofa, entertainment center and booth-style dinette. And the L-shaped kitchen allows plenty of room for cooking and preparing your favorite meals on the road. The rear of the travel trailer is outfitted with a large bathroom and private bedroom with bunks and plenty of storage space.

Top-End Features

You’ll notice top-end luxuries in this ultra-light RV the moment you step inside. From the upgraded memory foam mattresses, radius dinette and residential-style flooring to the individual reading lights in the bedroom, under bed storage and full blackout window treatments.

And the exterior of the 2014 Bullet is packed with luxury features too. An amber patio light, front diamond plate, dual propane tanks and oversized pass-through storage spaces make life on the road and at the campsite easier than ever before. And the 2014 Keystone Bullet 308BHS on our lot here at PleasureLand RV Center is equipped with the Keystone Exterior Camping Package, which includes an electric awning, four stabilizer jacks, exterior shower, exterior kitchen and outdoor speakers built to withstand the elements.

Whether you’re inside or outside of your brand new Keystone Bullet, you’ll be amazed of the comforts and luxuries in every nook and cranny.

Come See the 2014 Keystone Bullet Today

The 2014 Keystone Bullet 308BHS is on our lot and ready to be driven away today. And if you’re not sure which RV is perfect for your RV lifestyle, we have a huge selection of new and used motorhomes, travel trailers and fifth wheels to suit any type of traveler.

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Great Specials at PleasureLand

When you’re looking to upgrade your RV lifestyle, there’s no better place to shop than PleasureLand RV Center. We’re running some incredible specials this fall, so log on to our website or stop in one of our dealerships throughout Minnesota to browse our huge selection of motorhomes, travel trailers and fifth wheels. The following are some of our favorite web specials for fall and the upcoming snowbird season.

2014 Keystone Springdale 225RBGL

The luxurious yet compact Keystone Springdale 225RBGL is on sale for our annual State Fair Special, so there’s no better time to come tour this travel trailer than now. It’s packed with high end features including the Keystone Advantage Package, the Value Package and the Adventure Package, so you have all of the amenities you want and need while living life on the road.

2015 Skyline Nomad 188B

We’ve taken over $5,000 off the MSRP of the Skyline Nomad 188B, and this affordable travel trailer is ready to start your RV lifestyle today. At just 21-feet this trailer is extremely easy to tow, but doesn’t lack the frills you need to enjoy life on the road. From the shower skylight to the stabilizer jacks and water heater by-pass, you’ll always feel comfortable and prepared for anything the road can throw at you.

2014 Shasta Oasis 26RL

When you’re looking to upgrade your current pop-up or travel trailer to one with a bit more space, the 2014 Shasta Oasis 26RL could be the perfect RV for you. This 32-foot-long RV comes outfitted with the Camping Essential Package, ducted air conditioning, a spacious private bedroom and a comfortable residential feel. You’ll never wish you were back at home when you’re traveling in your new Oasis.

2014 Keystone Summerland 2800BHGS

It’s hard not to love the RV lifestyle when you’re traveling in the 31-foot Keystone Summerland 2800BHGS. With tons of upgraded features like an exterior shower, electric awning, microwave, residential-style kitchen, radial tires and Keystone’s Summer Package, you’ll always feel comfortable and at-home when traveling in this luxurious travel trailer.

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The Top 3 Minnesota RV Parks

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With thousands of lakes, lush forests, city skylines and plenty of other breathtaking landscapes, it’s no wonder that Minnesota is flooded with hundreds of RV parks. And although summer may be coming to a close, the fall season is one of the best for camping in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Put these top Minnesota RV parks on your travel radar, and start making your fall road trip plans today.

Dakotah Meadows RV Park

Dakotah Meadows is a five-star RV park in the gorgeous Minnesota River Valley. Although it’s just minutes from a number of the Twin Cities’ best attractions, the relaxed natural setting makes retreating back to your RV at the end of the day a dream come true. Guests enjoy easy access to the Mystic Lake Casino, a playground, convenience store, laundry facilities and RV wash station and tons of other wonderful amenities.

Stony Point Resort

The Stony Point Resort RV Park and Campground is a world-class RV park in Cass Lake that’s designed to help you have the best vacation every time. This perfect lake getaway offers a fun, family-style restaurant and lounge, boat rentals, kayaks, a concrete boat ramp, safe swimming areas, playgrounds, a live bait shop, fish cleaning house, laundry facilities, free WiFi and all of the amenities you need to enjoy your lake getaway better than ever before.

Beaver Trails Jellystone Park

Jellystone Parks are known for being some of the best family-friendly campgrounds in the world, and the Beaver Trails Jellystone Park lives up to the high expectations. This action-packed camp resort in Austin, Minn., features a brand new game room, three water slides, a jumping pillow, mini-golf, golf cart rentals, creek-side campsites, a snack shack and tons of other family-friendly amenities.

Get Your Camping Supplies at PleasureLand

The RV camping season doesn’t end when summer does, and there’s no better place to stock up on fall camping supplies than at the PleasureLand RV Center. We’re your one-stop shop for all of your Minnesota RV lifestyle needs, and with five locations throughout our great state, we’re always nearby to help.

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Road Trip Activities

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Road trips are filled with the excitement of arriving at your destination, but there’s a lot of time to occupy between leaving home and your arrival. And that’s when a perfectly good road trip can start to go sour. Keep your next RV road trip exciting from start to finish by incorporating these fun road trip activities into your drive.

Get Your Questions Ready

You don’t need fancy hand-held games or DVD players to keep your kids occupied on the road. And cruising in your RV is the perfect time to engage them in educational conversations to pass the time. Keep your little ones entertained by creating a list of roughly 10 questions before you hit the road, such “What is your favorite season, and why?” Let everyone in the family answer the question, and prepare to be amazed at how much your answers vary.

Keep Your Eyes Peeled

Spotting out-of-the-ordinary animals, signs and other sites along your route can become an entertaining and educational experience. Suggest that every member of your family shouts out, “That’s not something we see every day,” when they spot something they’ve never seen before. If the entire road trip seems like a bit much, try playing the game for 30 minute intervals.

Road Trip Bingo

Road Trip Bingo has become such a popular road trip game that free bingo boards are available online. Be sure to print off plenty of copies of the board, because you’ll want to mark off the squares with a pen or pencil to reduce the mess of using real bingo chips. If you have time to laminate the boards before you go, dry erase markers allow you to play game after game without creating too much waste.

Get Your Road Trip Games at PleasureLand

Here at PleasureLand RV Center, we’re more than just your home for purchasing new and used RVs in Minnesota. We’re your one-stop shop for RV sales, service, repairs ands parts too. And our online parts store is fully stocked with all of the camping supplies and games you need to enjoy your time getting from point A to point B.

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