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Hershey RV Show Rebounds After Meager Start

Overcoming media reports of widespread flooding, the 43rd Annual Pennsylvania RV and Camping Show in Hershey saw steady traffic as the public days opened on Wednesday (Sept. 14) while event organizers reported that today’s gate  was on track for an even stronger...

Firm Turns Tennis Court into 'Golf Course'

Adventure Golf Services of Traverse City, Mich., turned the tennis court at Fort Sill Army base near Lawton, Okla., into a GolfCourt, a golf learning/practice center. The Fort Sill model includes five driving stations, six contoured chipping stations, a two-person...

Wisconsin Park Welcomes Jack Russell Terriers

Approximately 121 terriers took over the Apple River Family Campground near Somerset, Wis., on Sept. 10-11 for the Arctic Blast Terrier Trials. “This has been our biggest year ever,” Brenda Buckles, one of the organizers of the event, told the New Richmond News. The...

Vacation Cost Comparison Shows RV Travel Edge

Consumers looking to save on vacation travel should go RVing, according to preliminary data from updated  vacation cost comparison research by PKF Consulting. Commissioned by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA), the study shows that even during a time...

CONY Withdrawal Letter Cites Reasons

Editor’s Note: The following is a copy of the letter sent from Campground Owners of New York (CONY) to the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) informing ARVC of CONY’s decision to leave the national association. National Association of...

ARVC Seeks CONY's Return to Membership

The executive committee of the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) convened Thursday (Sept. 15) and decided to ask the board of Campground Owners of New York (CONY) to reconsider its decision to leave ARVC. ARVC’s request appears in a letter...

Bond Denied for Myrtle Beach Stabbing Suspect

An 18-year-old North Carolina man, charged with the stabbing death of another teen at an Myrtle Beach area campground last month, was denied bond Thursday (Sept. 15). Circuit Court Judge Benjamin Culbertson denied bond for Adam Taylor Dwiggins of Shelby, N.C., on a...

Go RVing's 'Away' TV Spots in Production

Filming for Go RVing’s three new 30-second “AWAY” television commercials is taking place this week at scenic locations in California. New, unbranded RVs representative of today’s market conditions and consumer preferences are being provided by Recreation Vehicle...

Irene Ends Another Campground's Season

Camping on the Battenkill near Arlington, Vt., has closed for the season as the result of severe flooding damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene, the Bennington Banner reported. Lesley Nase, who owns the campground with her brother, Peter Pratt, and sister, Molly...

ELS Secures $100M Loan for Acquisitions

Equity LifeStyle Properties Inc. (ELS) announced Thursday (Sept. 15) that it closed on $100 million of secured financing bearing interest at rate of 5 per annum. This loan closing completes the new financings that the company expected to originate in connection with...