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Campground Profile: Chocorua Camping Village

Late last summer, right before Labor Day, the three top staff members at Chocorua Camping Village KOA, a picturesque campground nestled next to Moore’s Pond and the Chocorua River in the White Mountains near Tamworth, N.H., approached owner Lee Spencer and informed...

Plans for Maine's Next National Park on Hold

Click here to listen to an audio report, courtesy of the Maine Public Broadcasting Network (MPBN), about the following story. Plans for a 70,000 acre national park in Maine’s Katahdin region are being put on the back burner while its supporters consider other...

Good News on the RV Front Among Major OEMs

Following on the heels of  this week’s report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI) on retail sales of motorhomes in October, the investment firm of Robert W. Baird & Co., sent a routine newsletter to its clients. Excerpts from that advisory follow. U.S....

Texas Advertising: Rising Star in RV Park Sector

One day in October, Rob Schutter Jr., chief operating officer of Leisure Systems Inc. (LSI), dropped by to talk with Brian Schaeffer, president of Texas Advertising Inc. and CEO of the Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO). Their focus was on how Schaeffer’s...

'A' Grade Puts Shadow Hills RV Resort in Top 2%

Editor’s Note: Following is a news release about Shadow Hills RV Resort located in Indio, Calif. Shadow Hills RV Resort was one of 42 campgrounds, RV parks and resorts across the country to earn an all around “A” grade in the fifth annual GuestRated satisfaction...

KOA Helped Sponsor Tree's Journey to Capitol

Editor’s Note: The following story comes from Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA). It’s no secret. Our love of the great North American outdoors starts at the very top of our organization, with KOA’s CEO and Chairman Jim Rogers. Because of Jim’s passion to partner...

Light Show Opens Friday at Hoosier Resort

The Santa Claus Land of Lights Family Christmas Light Adventure in Santa Claus, Ind., opens nightly this Friday (Dec. 14) and is open through New Year’s Eve. Located inside Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort, this custom outdoor light show tells the story...

CalARVC Postpones Convention & Trade Show

Editor’s Note: The following announcement appears in this week’s issue of “Wednesday Morning Coffee Talk & Updates,” an online e-newsletter published by the California Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (CalARVC). Despite the success...

Wis. DNR Compromises on State Park Hunting

The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board has approved a plan restricting hunting in state parks. It also limited the dates hunting will be allowed, WISC-TV, Madison, reported. The board met Tuesday in Madison, where it heard from scores of residents upset about the new...