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See RVBusiness' Interactive 'Open House' Map

Headed into its sixth consecutive September extravaganza, the Elkhart County RV Open House Week is showing no signs of tapering off — as evidenced by RVBusiness magazine’s latest version of its annual Open House Map, which highlights a record number of 2013...

Yogi Park Hosts Hoosier Park Owners Sept. 25

Registration is now open for the 2013 Fall Campground Tour and Meeting on Sept. 25 sponsored by the Indiana Manufactured Housing Association-Recreation Vehicle Indiana Council (IMHA-RVIC). The meeting will be at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort at Barton...

Belize's Macal River Camp: Top Glamping Spot

The Lodge at Chaa Creek’s Macal River Camp in Belize has been named by The Daily Beast as one of the world’s top five places to “glamp.” To the uninitiated, glamping is short for glam or glamorous camping, a more luxurious or even glamorous take on the...

Latest Briefs from RV Parks and Campgrounds

WASHINGTON From KOMO-TV, Seattle: A massive mud slide triggered by Thursday night’s (Sept. 5) rain storm swallowed a parking area, buried cars and damaged several buildings near the mouth of Imus Creek near Stehekin in Chelan County. According to officials from...

Pelland: Beaver Dam Campground's New Look

With an extensive list of new work in production, Pelland Advertising announced the completion of the first two legs of a new marketing campaign for Beaver Dam Campground, in Berwick, Maine. A website built by Pelland Advertising back in 2004 has been replaced by a...

Campground in Plans for New N.C. State Park?

A new North Carolina state park will open today (Sept. 9) near Fort Bragg, giving people a chance to hike and fish on land once owned by the Rockefeller family. Carvers Creek State Park covers 4,332 acres in two noncontiguous tracts north of Spring Lake. The smaller...

Concessioner Leaves and Campgrounds Close

U.S. Forest Service officials said several campgrounds in the Hiawatha National Forest in the eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan closed early because of an unanticipated departure of the campground concession operator. The Carp River and Three Lakes campgrounds are...

KOA's Map Illustrating Labor Day Performance

Editor’s Note: The following map was provided by data-rich Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) and shows KOA system performance over the Labor Day weekend. Mike Gast, vice president of communications, reported, “It was a very successful weekend for us,...

Child Killed with Dad's Gun in Yellowstone N.P.

The first child to die from gunfire in Yellowstone National Park in three-quarters of a century was a 3-year-old girl killed over the weekend by a bullet shot from her father’s handgun at a popular lakeside campsite, park officials said on Sunday (Sept. 8). Little...

Holiday World's Mayflower to 'Set Sail' for 2014

By next May, officials at Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari in Santa Claus, Ind., will be able to say their “ship has come in.” “Since 2006, when we expanded Holiday World to include a Thanksgiving-themed section, we’ve received hundreds of suggestions to add...

30 Campgrounds in Black Hills National Forest

Now that Labor Day is gone for another year, the Black Hills National Forest is again offering forest visitors, who still want to get outdoors to boat, fish, swim and camp, reduced services in campgrounds and free day-use parking. Amy Ballard, recreation forester for...