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Engine Failure Doomed Plane, Pilot

Engine trouble was the preliminary cause of a deadly plane crash into a Marion County, Fla., recreational vehicle park on Friday (March 6), Federal Aviation Administration officials determined. According to the FAA, preliminary reports showed the plane’s engine...

TACO Reports on ARVC Member Status

The Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO) Friday (March 6) completed its collections of dues for the National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds (ARVC) with a total of 153 parks (out of 444 TACO member parks) choosing to renew with ARVC. This...

KOA Adds 15 Parks to Franchise for 2009

There will be 15 new campgrounds flying the Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) flag when campers begin enjoying Kampgrounds of America’s more than 450 locations this spring. The new parks stretch from California to North Carolina, and cover the gamut from...

New Brunswick Closes Campground

For the first time since 1955, the Oak Bay Provincial Park campground near St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada will not open. The provincial Tourism Department which owns the site will not spend $300,000 to bring the campground’s sewage system up to the standard...

Police Kill Man at National Park Entrance

A man was killed Sunday (March 8) at the entrance to Shenandoah National Park near Port Royal, Va., after he drew a weapon and fired at authorities, a Virginia State Police official said. At 11 a.m., the National Parks Service asked the Warren County Sheriff’s...

Is that Tom Cruise and His Family in A Tent?

That familiar-looking family camping in America’s campgrounds this spring might just be Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise and his family. Cruise “is all set to camp it up across America,” mirror.co.uk, a British news service, reported in today’s...

Engine Failure Doomed Plane, Pilot

Engine trouble was the preliminary cause of a deadly plane crash into a Marion County, Fla., recreational vehicle park on Friday (March 6), Federal Aviation Administration officials determined. According to the FAA, preliminary reports showed the plane’s engine...

TACO Reports on ARVC Member Status

The Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO) Friday (March 6) completed its collections of dues for the National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds (ARVC) with a total of 153 parks (out of 444 TACO member parks) choosing to renew with ARVC. This...

Plane Crashes into Florida RV Park; Pilot Dies

A small home-built airplane crashed into the Wild Frontier RV Park in northwest Ocala, Fla., at about 3 p.m. today (March 6). Ocala Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Brian Stoothoff said the pilot was killed in the crash. He said no one was inside either of the two RVs hit...

Kansas ARVC Holds ‘Spring Fling”

The Kansas Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (KARVC) welcomed 15 members (out of 26) to its annual Spring Fling March 2-3 at the Capital City KOA in Topeka. The majority of the event was held cracker barrel style or in roundtable discussions with everyone...

Canada Launches Go RVing Campaign

Go RVing Canada has officially launched brand new advertisements to kick off the Spring 2009 RV season, according to TravelVideo.TV. “We are really excited about these new ads as we enter the Spring season”, said Alana Fontaine, Go RVing spokesperson. “They really...

Georgia RV Resort on Cutting Edge

Concierge service, massages, free high-speed Wi-Fi, Wii game room – this list of amenities reads like the perks offered at a high-dollar luxury hotel; but actually it is just a sampling of the services now available at the newly renovated Pine Mountain RV Resort in...