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RVIA: RV Builders Had Best March Since 2008

Wholesale shipments to retailers of all RVs were reported at 28,100 units in the March 2012 survey of manufacturers conducted by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA). This was the best March total since 2008 and 2.2 percent ahead of this same month last...

Rue Mapp Blogs About KOA Kamping Experience

Editor’s Note: Oakland, Calif., resident Rue Mapp founded OutdoorAfro.com to promote camping among African-Americans. She maintains a website and posts stories about her camping adventures. Here is the introduction to her latest post. Awesome! Fabulous!...

North Dakota City Delays RV Parking Ban

City commissioners in Williston, N.D., delayed a decision on a proposed RV ban after an overflow crowd overwhelmingly opposed it Tuesday (April 24). Commissioners decided to give people 30 days to submit comments on a proposal that would make it illegal to live in a...

Town Putting Final Touches on New Campground

The Two Rivers Campground in Carrollton, Ky., is getting closer to its projected grand opening date of May 7. The city proposes nightly rates for Sunday through Thursday night of $35; Friday and Saturday the cost is $40; and for the NASCAR Sprint Cup weekend the rate...

Survey: Economic Growth to Outpace Expectations

The U.S. economy will grow faster than expected this year, despite the headwinds of higher gas prices and Europe’s financial crisis, according to USA Today’s quarterly survey of economists. Their median estimates are higher than in January for everything from this...

Government Turns Its Back on Storm-Damaged KOA

Following a washout of his previous business season, the owner of a flood-ravaged campground west of Winnipeg, Manitoba, is struggling to make his operation float. The West Winnipeg KOA site, just outside the city in the St. Francois Xavier area, is looking for ways...

High Winds Damage SW Florida RV Park

Severe weather ripped through Southwest Florida on Saturday night (April 21), uprooting a small building at the Lakeport RV Park. The National Weather Service in Miami concluded that straight-line winds from a thunderstom squall line, not a tornado, were responsible...

Sex Offender Leaves Virginia Walmart 'Campsite'

WCYB-TV, Bristol, Va., reported that it discovered a convicted sex offender camped at a Walmart parking lot in Bristol. The station’s story follows: We discovered he gave Virginia authorities the address of a local Walmart as his legal residence. We wanted to...