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Snowfall over Northeast Peaks on Weekend?

AccuWeather.com reports the Memorial Day weekend will begin cool, windy and rainy in New England and part of the mid-Atlantic. The storm system responsible for severe weather and deadly tornadoes over the Plains earlier this week will give birth to a new storm over...

Investor Unfazed by March Towables Decline

Editor’s Note: The investment firm of Robert W. Baird & Co. issued a client newsletter following this week’s release of retail RV sales activity in March reported by Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI). Portions of the Baird newsletter follow. U.S. towable...

Towable RV Sales Declined by 1.1% in March

Year-over-year retail towable sales were down 1.1% in March, while registrations for the first quarter showed an 8.1% gain, RVBUSINESS.COM reported. According to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI), results showed: Sales for the high-volume travel...

Red Rover and FARVC Alliance is Paying Off

Following their recent alliance with the Florida Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (FARVC), Red Rover Camping was an exhibitor at the Florida Alabama ARVC Conference in May. “We were very well received at the trade show,” stated Ben Carr, Red Rover Camping top...

Gorin To Address Latest Trends at Pa. Show

David Gorin will speak on the latest trends in RV parks during a seminar at America’s Largest RV Show set for Sept 9-15 at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pa. The show is four months away but organizers are already  preparing for another record breaking year. “I am...

Texas Parks Expect a Busy Holiday Weekend

Campground operators across the Lone Star State anticipate a busy Memorial Day weekend, but some parks still have a few open RV and tent sites as well as a few cabin rentals available. “We’ve surveyed our members and identified at least 14 campgrounds, RV parks and...

'Staycation' at Eureka, Mo., Jellystone Park

If you are looking for a “staycation,” we have the perfect spot to take the entire family – Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Resort in Eureka, Mo., KTVI-TV, St. Louis, reported. Kathy Jones and Yogi talked about the great things the resort has to offer all...

'Today' Show Cast Diverted from Yellowstone

Two charter airplanes carrying the “Today” show anchor team and their crew from Hawaii to Yellowstone National Park were diverted in the air to Oklahoma for coverage Tuesday of the catastrophic tornado outside of Oklahoma City, The Associated Press reported. The...

Good Sam Discontinuing Highways Magazine

Highways magazine, the “official communication” of the Good Sam Club, the 1.36-million member RV consumer club operated by Good Sam Enterprises LLC, Lincolnshire, Ill., will be effectively discontinued in February. However, Highways, a quarterly publication that dates...

Cabins/Cottages Gaining Traction Nationwide

It used to be that to go camping you at least needed a tent and a sleeping bag. But in California and across the country, that’s no longer case. Privately owned and operated campgrounds are increasingly investing in fully furnished park model cabins and cottages,...

Airstream CEO Reports: Future Looks Bright

Airstream Inc.’s senior management presented a solid picture of business growth over the past year for the Jackson Center, Ohio-based division of Thor Industries Inc. during last week’s 2013 National Dealer Meeting in Reno, Nev., RVBUSINESS.COM reported The company...

CalARVC's Parks Eye Memorial Day Weekend

Campgrounds across California are offering a wide range of Memorial Day weekend activities, from parades and barbecues to outdoor concerts and luau style events. “Campgrounds are filling up over Memorial Day weekend, but there are still a few vacancies here and...