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Good Sam Daytona Rally Gets Rave Reviews

This past weekend’s (Nov. 2-4) Good Sam Rally at Florida’s Daytona International Speedway was a successful venture in most every way it could be measured by host Good Sam Enterprises LLC, an affiliate of mega-dealer Camping World Inc., based in Lincolnshire, Ill. With...

Jay Hesse Gives $5,000 to RV Hall, With a Twist

Jay Hesse, president of Blue Ox, has donated $5,000 to the RV/MH Heritage Foundation, Inc.’s current “Burn the Bank Note” campaign for its Elkhart, Ind.-based RV/MH Hall of Fame and Museum. According to a press release, Hesse, who also serves on the Hall’s executive...

N.J. Parks Begin to Reopen Following Sandy

Many New Jersey state parks and historic sites that were shut down due to Hurricane Sandy have reopened, with more parks across the state to open in the next several days as safety assessments and cleanups are completed, Department of Environmental Protection...

Yellowstone-Area Parks Getting Grizzly Update

Supervisors of national forests in the Yellowstone region are about to get information that involves the potential danger of grizzly bears at dozens of campgrounds. The data has been collected over the two years since a grizzly killed a camper at a Montana campground...

New KOA Park Set to Welcome Winter Texans

For Winter Texans, oil-field workers, campers and others, there’s one more place to stay in Texas as the Victoria Coleto Creek Kampgrounds of America (KOA) RV park opened for business Oct. 15. Owned by Gail Reaser, the park offers 124 sites for visitors to the...

Two-Week Gas Price Drop Biggest Since 2008

The average U.S. price for a gallon of regular gasoline took its biggest drop since 2008 in the past two weeks, due to lower crude oil prices and a big price drop in pump prices in California and Hurricane Sandy, according to a widely followed survey released on...

Missouri RVDA Session Spotlights RV Tax Issue

A report on association efforts to overturn a Missouri Supreme Court decision excusing state residents from paying a local sales tax on RVs and automobiles purchased in other states led a turnout of 58 people representing 17 dealerships during the Missouri Recreation...

Report: RV Industry Sees Marked Growth in ’12

The market for recreational vehicles hit a ditch a few years ago as the financial crisis and recession reeled in credit and sent consumers on a mad dash away from big-ticket purchases. Investors Business Daily reported that the industry began to grind its way out in...

Post Superstorm Sandy Cleanup Continues

While the federal government and relief organizations were mobilizing to help victims of Hurriane Sandy, so were many members of the Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA), according to a press release. “Calls from our members all over the country inundated FMCA’s...

Emerald Ash Borer Strikes Southern Indiana

Written on most American campground signs is one of the most important rules enforced by campground and forest officials, WBIW-TV, Bedford, Ind., reported Transporting firewood to multiple campgrounds has led to the rapid transference of the emerald ash borer beetle....