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SSI: Canadian Coach March Sales Fall 19.5%

Year-over-year Canadian motorhome sales declined 19.5% in March while registrations were down 13.1% for the first quarter, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based firm noted, “The data for Canada is experiencing a...

KOA Reports on Newest Franchise Affiliates

Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) this week reported on a number of new franchisees affiliated with KOA. Highlights of those reports follow. Rick and Debra Sweigart, new owners of the KOA in Perry, Fla., are new to the campground business, but their first steps have...

2 Campers Injured in Wash. Bridge Accident

Two of the motorists injured after the collapse of a bridge on Interstate 5 bridge collapse into the Skagit River near Mount Vernon, Wash., Thursday night (May 23) were on way to a camping trip. Dan Sligh and his wife were in their pickup truck when the bridge before...

KOA's Summer Camping Bookings Surge 8%

Summer camping at the 485 Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) locations around North America is off to a fast start, according to numbers released this week by KOA, the world’s largest system of open-to-the-public campgrounds. KOA’s advanced registrations for the...

Cavendish Campground: No Alcohol at Fest

Alcohol will not be allowed at the Prince Edward Island National Park campground at Cavendish during the Cavendish Beach Music Festival the first weekend in July. The festival is in its fifth year and has proven to be very popular, attracting tens of thousands of...

Closed Hoosier Resort Undergoing Changes

An abandoned tourist attraction on the shores of the largest natural lake in Indiana is set to reopen next month, thanks to a nearly $7 million investment. Oakwood Resort, which closed in 2008, sits on seven acres along Lake Wawasee in Kosciusko County and the project...

Workers Filling Saskatchewan Campgrounds

Finding a campground could prove to be a challenge this summer if you’re travelling to southeast Saskatchewan, CKOM Radio, Saskatoon, reported. Many transient workers in the Bakken Oil Formation can’t find a place to live and as a result, they’re turning to...

Marine Corps Relocates Campground in N.C.

Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the grand opening of the Pelican Point RV Park at the Marine Corps Air Station in Cherry Point, N.C., on May 17. The RV park has been under construction for about a year. It’s completion...

Report: America's 'Best Idea' is Under Attack

Just ahead of the Memorial Day Weekend, the traditional kickoff to summer, a Democratic congressman has released a report pointing to how the budget sequestration has impacted the National Park System, citing reduced search-and-rescue capabilities in some parks to...

Cavco Industries Reported Improved Results

Phoenix-based RV and manufactured home builder Cavco Industries Inc. announced on Thursday (May 23) after the market closed financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter and year ended March 30, 2013. According to a news release, net revenue for the fourth quarter...

KOA’s Summer Camping Bookings Surge 8%

Summer camping at the 485 Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) locations around North America is off to a fast start, according to numbers released this week by KOA, the world’s largest system of open-to-the-public campgrounds. KOA’s advanced registrations for the...

Michiganders Head Out on Holiday Weekend

All over Michigan, Michiganders eager for summer fun are packing tents, suitcases and cars for Memorial Day weekend trips. About 1.1 million Michiganders plan to travel beginning tonight for the holiday weekend that marks the unofficial start of summer, according to...