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Webcast Offers SEO Tips to Aid Web Visibility

Recreational Vehicle business owners interested in using search engine optimization (SEO) to get on the first page of Google search results may register now for RV Camping Connect’s free webinar, “How to Stand Out in Search Results and Drive Qualified Customers to...

Utah RV Park Sues City to Extend RVers Visits

The owners of an RV park are asking officials in Springville, Utah, to allow patrons to stay longer at the park. In February 2011, the Winkel family purchased the East Bay RV Park near the freeway entrance to Springville, a paved 175-site facility. Since then, they...

Fee-Free County Park System Seeks Changes

In February, the Pinal County Board of Supervisors in southern Arizona expressed shock and concern that its county parks weren’t generating any revenue. A discussion at the board’s work session last week was the first step in trying to remedy the problem, the Maricopa...

Xanterra: Key Player in National Parks' Future

Andrew Todd wanted to captain more than just the nation’s largest park-concessions-management company. And when Denver businessman Philip Anschutz purchased Xanterra Parks & Resorts in 2008, Todd got his wish. In the past few years, the venerable company has...

Oprah 'Tweets' About Serengeti Camping Trip

Oprah seems to have zipped from Tina Turner’s Zurich wedding to the plains of the Serengeti. USA Today reported that on Twitter, the media mogul shared a photo of Mount Kilimanjaro and wrote: “On our way to Serengeti Safari.” She followed up on...

Our National Parks Face $11.5B Work Backlog

The defacement of the Lincoln Memorial, splashed with green paint one night last week, came at a difficult time for the National Park Service, which says it is running way short of money for maintenance projects. In testimony before the Senate Energy and Natural...

All Campers Find 'Homes' in Cape May County

Editor’s Note: The following story about the variety of campgrounds in New Jersey’s Cape May County is courtesy of the Philadelphia Inquirer. With its nice, big beach, arcades, and tram, one caters to families. Birders flock to another, and then...

Camping World's CEO 'Dabbles' for 'The Profit'

Editor’s Note: The following review is courtesy of nola.com and The Times Picayune, New Orleans. Marcus Lemonis receives 150 e-mails an hour and personally answers them all. For that alone, he deserves to be rich. And he is. Way-rich. In part due to the Camping...

'Cabin Fever' Arrives at KOA in Victoria, Texas

The recent arrival of two new Deluxe Cabins at the Victoria/Coleto Creek Lake, Texas, Kampgrounds of America Inc. ( KOA) has caused quite a stir among campers, the Victoria (Texas) Advocate reported. Campground General Manager Terry Dick hosted a ribbon cutting for...

RVIA June Shipments Up 12.1%, YTD Up 12.8%

Through the midway point of 2013, RV wholesale shipments tracked by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) have climbed to 174,871 units, 12.8% higher than the same point last year, the RVIA has reported. Motorhome shipments have jumped by 33%, rising from...

Sept. 17-19 'Elkhart Open House' Sites Expand

Northland Corp., an Elkhart, Ind., real estate development company, announced plans to open a vacant land site along County Road 6 to accommodate smaller OEM displays during the Elkhart County RV Open House in mid-September. RVBUSINESS.COM reported that the property...