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Maryland RV Park Plan Gets First OK

Washington County Planning Commission members Monday night (Aug. 30) recommended that 40 acres along Orchard Ridge Road east of Hancock, Md., be rezoned to allow for a 60-site campground, the Hagerstown Herald-Mail reported. Some residents who live near the planned...

Harrisburg RV Park/Casino Plan Gets Hearing

RV owners would have a place to pull off the road, park in the shade and head for slot machines and craps tables if an applicant for a resort casino license for a Holiday Inn near Harrisburg, Pa., wins a nod from Pennsylvania regulators, the Scranton Times-Tribune...

Campground in 4th Week Without Electricity

The electric has been shut off for four weeks at Otter Creek Campground in Lower Chanceford Township near York, Pa., and it’s because the park is struggling financially in light of the economy, director Lori Heiland said Monday (Aug. 30), the York Daily Record...

Minnesota State Parks Leads in National Contest

The recent contest hosted by the National Park Foundation and Coca Cola where you can vote for your favorite park is showing some surprising results, notes Lauren Himiak in the National and State Parks blog, http://usparks.about.com. So far, a little known state park...

Gasoline Prices Fall Ahead of Labor Day

There is good news at the gas pump, as Americans get ready to fill their cars, RVs and boats for the Labor Day weekend, Associated Press reported. The national average price for gasoline has been falling steadily this month, reaching $2.678 for a gallon of unleaded...

Texas City OK's RV Park Development Plan

More RV owners may soon be calling College Station, Texas, home after the city council voted last week to change an ordinance to allow RV parks in the city, the Bryan-College Station Eagle reported. RV parks were not allowed in the city limits under the previous...

Neighbors Fear RV Park/Casino Plan

Click here to watch a video, courtesy of WHP-TV, Harrisburg, Pa., about neighborhood reaction to a proposal to put a casino and RV park in a Holiday Inn in Pennsylvania. A hearing on the matter is scheduled today. “This is a nice neighborhood,” Scott...

Town Rejects Tourist Boost from RV Park Plan

In their third attempt, opponents of a proposed RV campground at Fanny Bay on the east coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, have persuaded regional district directors to reject the plan, the Comox Valley Echo reported. Residents in the Holiday Road area have...