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Minnesota Public Campground Use Soars

Officials of publicly owned campgrounds around Minnesota’s Twin Cities are seeing an increase in use of metro area campgrounds. They attribute the hike in large part to rising fuel costs. Many metro area residents are turning to local campgrounds to get their nature...

Dakota RV Parks Losing Battle with Wal-Mart

Staying overnight in the Wal-Mart or Cabela’s parking lots in Mitchell, S.D., has become so popular that, on some nights, there are as many or more campers in those lots as there are in any of the six campgrounds in and around Mitchell. During the past week of nights,...

Monaco Coach Corp. Rebrands Resorts

If you build a multimillion dollar recreational vehicle resort, but gas costs more than $4 a gallon, will anybody show up? Coburg-based Monaco Coach, one of the world’s top manufacturers of motorhomes, is banking on it, according to the Daily Journal of Commerce...

Missouri Opens State Parks to Flood Victims

Gov. Matt Blunt announced that he has instructed the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to waive camping fees for families displaced by the recent flooding. “This flooding has been devastating for the citizens of Missouri and we want to do everything we...

Monaco Coach Corp. Rebrands Resorts

If you build a multimillion dollar recreational vehicle resort, but gas costs more than $4 a gallon, will anybody show up? Coburg-based Monaco Coach, one of the world’s top manufacturers of motorhomes, is banking on it, according to the Daily Journal of Commerce...

Dakota RV Parks Losing Battle with Wal-Mart

Staying overnight in the Wal-Mart or Cabela’s parking lots in Mitchell, S.D., has become so popular that, on some nights, there are as many or more campers in those lots as there are in any of the six campgrounds in and around Mitchell. During the past week of nights,...

Durango RV Resort Donates Park Land to City

Red Bluff, Calif., gained a 25-acre park on June 17, part of the approval process for the Durango RV Resort’s environmental mitigation process in 2004. The land transfer is good for all involved, Planning Director Scot Timboe said. The land helps offset...

Minnesota Public Campground Use Soars

Officials of publicly owned campgrounds around Minnesota’s Twin Cities are seeing an increase in use of metro area campgrounds. They attribute the hike in large part to rising fuel costs. Many metro area residents are turning to local campgrounds to get their nature...

RV Cooking Show Uses Tango Travel Trailer

The RV Cooking Show is traveling throughout the U.S. in a 2009 Tango travel trailer. Sponsored by Pacific Coachworks Inc., maker of the Tango trailer, the RV Cooking Show (www.RVCookingShow.com) will film a new episode every three weeks, showcasing the ample,...

Washington Campers Dodge Bullets

Campers on the north shore of Yale Reservoir in southwest Washington hid behind cars to avoid incoming bullets and frantically called 911 last weekend after a Vancouver man — standing on the Clark County side of the lake – allegedly fired three guns toward them. “We...

Colorado Campers Staying Close to Home

Even though it wasn’t their typical vacation spot, Kathy and Bob Piotrowski of Eaton, Colo., had no complaints about relaxing near the shore of Boyd Lake not far from their home on a warm afternoon this week. Normally, the couple drives their recreational vehicle into...

Fuel Hikes Affect Stampede Visitation

There will be a lot fewer visitors to Calgary, Alberta, this summer all thanks to the price of gasoline, according to 660 CTV News, Calgary. Several local RV parks are normally booked solid for the Calgary Stampede several months ahead of time. This year people simply...