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KOA Reports Memorial Day Weekend Camping Up 7%

All signs still point to a successful 2012 camping year at Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA). KOA reported Tuesday (May 29) in a news release that camper check-ins for the May 26-28 Memorial Day camping weekend were up about 7 percent from the same period in 2011....

Cavco Reports Improving Financial Results

Cavco Industries Inc. today (May 29) announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2012. Net sales for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012 totaled $99,513,000, up 156 percent from $38,822,000 for the fourth quarter of fiscal year...

Site of 20 Camper Deaths Reopens for Day Use

Click here to watch a video, courtesy of KSLA-TV, about the following story. Campgrounds at the Albert Pike Recreation Area in western Arkansas reopened for day use Thursday morning (May 24). The U.S. Forestry Commission closed the campgrounds after 20 people drowned...

Michigan State Park Filled Over Memorial Day

Click here to watch a video, courtesy of WPBN-TV, Traverse City, Mich., about the following story. Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer and this weekend campgrounds in the Traverse City, Mich., area were packed with out-of-towners and locals looking to...

Best Parks Affiliates Kick off 2012 Season

Best Parks in America affiliates are ready for the camping and RVing season and are reporting that  enthusiasm for getting outdoors is improving over 2011. The Memorial Day holiday kicked off the summer season with campers and outdoor recreation enthusiasts booking...

Vermont Parks Recovering from 'Irene'

Click here to watch a video, courtesy of WCAX-TV, Burglington, Vt. It’s beginning to look a lot like summer at the Abel Mountain Campground in Braintree, Vt. “It’s coming together,” owner Paul Rea told WCAX-TV. The grass is green and the river...

RVIA: RV Wholesale Shipments Up 9.8% in April

RV wholesale shipments to retailers of 27,000 units were reported in the April survey of manufacturers, 9.8 percent more than this same month last year, the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) has reported. Towable RVs rose to 24,500 units in April, a gain...

Cape Coral Resort Plan Draws Attention

A multimillion dollar resort could soon be coming to Cape Coral, Fla. But that resort would be an RV resort and not everyone is happy about the proposal, WZVN-TV, Fort Myers, reported. Don Matthews has toured the Southeast United States in his motorcoach. His latest...