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MARVAC Hosts 48th Novi Camper Show

The 48th Annual Detroit Camper & RV Show will roll out Feb. 5-8 in Novi at the Suburban Collection Showplace, featuring more than 275 units and 50 manufacturer brands. Sponsored by the Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC), the show...

Conn. State Parks Not Protected Forever

If you think Connecticut’s roughly 270,000 acres of forests and parks are protected forever, you’re wrong. That’s according to a new report from Connecticut’s Council on Environmental Quality claiming state conservation lands aren’t...

Good Sam Guide Lists 2014's Top Parks

The Good Sam RV Travel Guide and Campground Directory has announced 2014’s Top Rated RV Parks. Awarded perfect 10/10*/10 ratings, these 101 RV parks and campgrounds feature the most desired amenities, cleanest facilities and most attractive properties and...

Consumer Confidence Rises in January

U.S. consumer confidence has risen to its highest point since August on the strength of a brighter view of the job market and business conditions. The Associated Press reported that the Conference Board, a business research group, said its consumer confidence index...

CalARVC is Reinventing its Convention

Editor’s note: The following article appeared in the California Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (CalARVC) “Coffee Talk” newsletter to members outlining plans for several special events throughout the state over the next year in lieu of...

Idaho Passports Don't Offset Expenses

The good news Idaho Parks Director Nancy Merrill had for lawmakers at the department’s budget hearing this morning: Idaho has sold more than 95,000 of its new parks passports in the first 12 months of sales, “bringing in over $1,077,000 – and that’s new money for the...

RV Park is Proposed for Nevada Marina

An application to rezone 21 acres adjacent to Laughlin Bay Marina to allow for the construction of a 222-space recreational vehicle park is moving its way quickly through Clark County’s processes, although not without some opposition. The Laughlin Nevada Times...

RVTravel.com Debuting 'RV Tech Tips'

RV Tech Tips, a new newsletter from RVtravel.com, will debut in late February. The twice monthly online publication will be edited by certified RV technician Chris Dougherty of Springfield, Mass. Dougherty is the editor of the blog RV Maintenance Tips and a frequent...

Ky. State Parks Might Receive a Bailout

Unlike state agencies that would take funding cuts in Gov. Steve Beshear’s proposed state budget, the Department of Parks and the State Fair Board are among a few that would get significant jolts of added revenue in their current year. The Courier-Journal reported...

Branson KOA will Add 7 Deluxe Cabins

The Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) facility in Branson, Mo., will be adding seven new deluxe cabins to its inventory this spring. “All of the new deluxe cabins will have screened porches and some even have fireplaces,” said Branson KOA owner Ralph Newell in a press...

Tom Raper RV Debuts Weather Website

Richmond, Ind.-based Tom Raper RVs announced today (Jan. 28) the launch of campersweather.com, a new website especially for campers and outdoor enthusiasts featuring weather forecasts, current conditions and weather alerts. According to a press release, the website,...

TXAD Internet Hosts 'IMAHelps' Website

TXAD Internet is now hosting the IMAHelps website and is helping the nonprofit group with technical support to keep its website current. “We are grateful to TXAD Internet for hosting our website and providing us with online technical support that we cannot afford to...