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Campground Targets Electric Tourists

“Electric tourists,” a new breed of traveler, began frequenting Washington’s Methow Valley this fall. That’s what Anna Kominak calls the owners of electric vehicles who use a new charging station at Pine Near RV Park in Winthrop, the Methow Valley News reported....

Campground Owner Opposes New Tax

David Crawford, owner of Crawford’s RV Park, is not pleased with the possibility of an additional 50-cent lodging surcharge in Jackson County, Ala. Crawford addressed the county commission to share his concerns, the Scottsboro Clarion reported. “One of the maladies of...

RV Shipments Up 16.6% For October

In news that will have a positive ripple impact on the campground and RV park industry, RV shipments to retailers raced ahead in October this year, climbing 29.3% ahead of the previous month and were 16.6% greater than the same month last year, the Recreation Vehicle...

Calif. RV Park Featured in Writer's List

Spending the night at the beach is a no-no at most Los Angeles coastal areas. At Dockweiler Beach, however, spending the night is a yes-yes, as long as you have access to an RV or a camping trailer, Long Beach Press-Telegram columnist Richard Guzman reported in the...

Snow Doesn't Deter Campers in Tenn.

Surprisingly, the chance of snow and ice didn’t keep people from visiting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on Tuesday (Nov. 27). Around 20 campers were ready to brave the cold at Elkmont Campground. “We’ve been in snow so much, I’ve...

MARVAC Plans December Luncheon

Members of the Michigan Association of Recreational Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) can attend a meeting an holiday luncheon Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST at the MARVAC office. The cost for the lunch event is $25. The following topics will be discussed:...

RV Training Business Makes Donation

A World of Training, an RVDA associate member, made a $3,000 donation to the Mike Molino RV Learning Center. The annual fundraising campaign began last month at the RV Dealers International Convention/Expo in Las Vegas. A World of Training provides training solutions...

KOA Names Its Campground of the Year

The Fredericksburg/Washington D.C. South, Va., Kampgrounds of America (KOA) was named the winner of the KOA Campground of the Year Award Thursday during KOA’s international convention in Austin, Texas. The campground, owned and operated by Susan and Ron Hart, has been...

AmeriGO RV Club Announces Alliances

AmeriGO RV Club, set to launch as a “premier member-driven club for RV enthusiasts,” announced new strategic alliances that provide an even greater range of benefits, resources and discounts. According to a press release, AmeriGO’s new partners will offer “value-added...

Southeast Publications Gives $30,000

Southeast Publications, the largest provider of Guest Guides for RV properties in the United States and Canada, enjoyed sponsorships recently at two national conventions; the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) Convention in Knoxville, Tenn., and...

Guide Lists Top Extended-Stay Parks

The Good Sam RV Travel Guide and Campground Directory has just released its list of the Top Extended Stay RV Parks in North America. Compiled by the guide’s editors and consultants, the list is tailored for travelers seeking RV resorts that provide amenities and...

Sunland Accepting Toys for Tots Gifts

Sunland RV Resorts’ five San Diego area properties announced they are public donation locations for the 2013 U.S. Marine Corps. Toys for Tots Foundation gift drive. Collection will continue through Dec. 20. According to the Toys for Tots official website, all toys...