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The Street Upgrades Stock Advice on Cavco

The stock of Cavco Industries Inc. has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from “hold” to “buy.” Phoenix-based Cavco is a builder of manufactured housing and park models. According to a news release, the company’s strengths can be seen in...

New MARVAC Logo: Classic Camp Symbols

The Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) has approved a new association logo. The updated design depicts a camping experience with classic Michigan symbols of woods and water, along with an RV, tent and campfire. The modern design more...

RVIA: April RV Shipments Jumped 19% YOY

Wholesale shipments to retailers of all RVs were measured at 32,054 units in April, a gain of 10.8% over last month and a 19% increase over the same month last year, the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) has announced. As reported by RVBUSINESS.COM, the...

Around the USA Over This Holiday Weekend

Editor’s Note: Following are brief comments from RV park and campgrounds sources from around the U.S. reporting on the just-concluded Memorial Day weekend. At the Grand Island KOA campground in Nebraska, Corie Lubash spent time with family during the holiday...

A Closer Look at Yosemite Hantavirus Fight

Curry Village has become ground zero of a multimillion-dollar effort to make Yosemite National Park safe — or as safe as any rural place can be — from an illness carried by mice who can burrow into a hole the width of a pencil. Changes to the park’s far-flung...

Wis. St. Parks Upgrading Electrical Systems

Campers are demanding more technological comforts and increased electrical support. That is altering the nature of Wisconsin campgrounds, and changing how state park leaders see their mission, the Green Bay Press Gazette reported. For power-loving campers, the arrival...

Skateboard Aids Banff Man in Cougar Fight

Parks Canada officials are advising people in Banff National Park in Alberta to be on alert after a man told them he fought off an attacking cougar with his skateboard. Bill Hunt, the resource conservation manager for the Banff field unit, said the man was attacked...

Iowa is Going After Tax-Evading RV Owners

A new rule for recreational vehicles was inserted in a catch-all bill approved last week by Iowa legislators. Sen. Tod Bowman, a Democrat from Maquoketa, says it’s a crackdown on tax evasion, Radio Iowa, Des Moines, reported. “What this will do is close the loophole...

NPS Canceled Furloughs for U.S. Park Police

The remaining furlough days for U.S. Park Police employees have been canceled. The National Park Service (NPS) made the announcement Friday (May 24), before the start of the Memorial Day weekend. The 641 sworn officers patrol national parkland and monuments in the...

Herkimer KOA Unveiled 'Star Catcher Lodge'

The starry skies will never look the same again after a stay at the new Star Catcher Lodge at the Herkimer Diamond Mines KOA Resort near Herkimer, N.Y. A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place May 22 to celebrate the opening of the campground’s newest attraction,...

Timeless Relic: Texas' Pecan Grove RV Park

As Austin, Texas, has grown and changed in the past few years, so has the stretch of Barton Springs Road between South Lamar Boulevard and Zilker Park. New restaurants, including a microbrewery, have moved in to the popular restaurant row, as well as condominium and...

Fire Threatening Southern Cal Campground

A fast-moving wildfire fire fanned by strong winds scattered ash across the South Coast Monday afternoon (May 27), prompted the evacuation of between 4,000 and 6,000 people, and burned at least one structure in the area of Paradise Road in the mountains above Santa...