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California Campgrounds Dodge Raging Fires

Several campgrounds in northern and southern California have dodged the forest and brush fires that have ravaged the state in the past two weeks. Most recently, the Auburn Gold Country RV Park was in the path of a rapidly spreading fire on Sunday that reportedly...

RV Campgrounds Roll Out On-site Dining

Jim King and his traveling companion, both of Daytona Beach, Fla., were hot, tired and grubby from a long day of sightseeing in and around St. Louis, Mo. When they returned to their 40-foot motorhome at Sundermeier RV Park in St. Charles, Mo., they didn’t feel...

Floridians Win Trailer in Keystone RV Sweepstakes

  Nancy Heckert of Panama City, Fla., has won a new Keystone Outback travel trailer valued at more than $26,000, the management of Keystone RV Co. announced Thursday (Aug. 27). The Outback, the second of four grand prizes Keystone will award during its year-long Live...

Manitoba Campground Reservations Up 8.6%

Despite a cooler summer Manitoba campsite reservations were up this year. A report issued Aug. 28 showed an 8.6% increase with more than 58,000  reservations, according to CJOB-TV, Winnipeg. Minister Stan Struthers said he had hoped eliminating park entry fees might...

Remote Canadian Tribal Band Expands Campgrounds

Pehdzeh Ki First Nation is conducting a series of projects with the goal of promoting Wrigley in Canada’s Northwest Territories as a tourist destination. The band has four projects underway to improve the campgrounds and trails in the remote community located at...

Higher Rates Deter Out-of-Town Campers

The campground at Canton Lake near Canton in west central Illinois have taken a financial hit since camping rates were raised. Many of those who do not live in Canton who camp there decided to camp elsewhere this year, Alderman Rick Reed said Tuesday at a meeting of...

AAA: Late Labor Day Will Stunt Holiday Travel

The American Automobile Association (AAA) projects that 39.1 million travelers will take a trip of 50 miles or more away from home over the Sept. 5-7 Labor Day weekend. The numbers represent a decrease of 13.3% from Labor Day 2008, when travel was the highest this...