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Tennesse County Scales Back Campground Zoning

The Blount County (Tenn,) Planning Commission is scaling back a proposal to allow commercial campgrounds in the residential areas of the county, according to the Daily Times, Marysville, Tenn. There had been some public outcry about the proposal, which, as currently...

April `Boot Camp' Scheduled by RV Park Store

Rvparkstore.com has announced the dates for its next ”RV Park Boot Camp,” set for April 24-25, 2010, in St. Louis, Mo. This popular event focuses of part classroom instruction and park field work at different types of RV parks, according to a press...

Githens' RV Travel Website Adds Product Blog

Judith Githens, founder of BestRVTraveling.com, created an online business to distribute essential equipment and supplies to accommodate other voyagers whose homes are on wheels. Bedding, pet products, kitchen supplies and recipes are just the beginning of the...

Keystone Commercial Closes Arizona Park Deal

Keystone Commercial Capital has successfully closed a $2.3 million loan secured by the South 40 RV Ranch, a park model RV resort in Tucson, Ariz. Acting on behalf of the property’s owner, Keystone’s Manufactured Housing Group secured the loan through a local bank. The...

California Ends Reservations for Most State Parks

RVers who want to camp in one of California’s state parks may have reservations about the whole matter when they hear the latest: The Golden State parks are staying open despite the budget crisis, but campground reservations have been eliminated in all but 23 of more...

ARVC Convention Signups Exceeding Expectations

With the RV park and campground sector doing relatively well right now despite the year’s obvious economic headwinds, Linda Profaizer, president and CEO of the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC), reports that signups are ahead of last year for the...

TACO Holds Fall Parks Tour at Rustic Creek

The Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO) Sunday (Oct. 19) held its annual Fall Parks on Tour at Rustic Creek Ranch in Burleson, Texas. Approximately 65 people attended, spending a few hours looking over every aspect of the magnificent property, according to a...

Equity LifeStyle Properties Reports 3Q Results

Equity LifeStyle Properties Inc., a major owner and operator of RV-related parks and campgrounds that also is a significant factdor in Sunbelt retirement communities,  today (Oct. 22) announced results for the quarter and nine months ended Sept. 30. For the third...

Camping Becomes More Popular During Recession

When the economy gets tough, vacationing Americans apparently tighten the belts and head for the great outdoors. That’s one take on new figures showing that campgrounds and RV park revenues this year largely kept pace with 2008, according to the Wisconsin State...

Transportation Reauthorization Face Hurdles

This item, assembled by Aubrey King and David Gorin of King & Gorin, public affairs consultants for the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC), was released this week as a “Public Affairs Update” in the latest edition of the ARVC Report, a regular...