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RV Resort Raises Thousands For Vets

On January 18, Golden Village Palms RV Resort in Hemet, Calif., held the year’s first Super Saturday Charity Fundraiser to raise money for disabled veterans. Together with resort guests and community members, Golden Village Palms was able to collect more than $3,200...

Daquino Outlines AmeriGO's Strategies

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from a Q&A with Joe Daquino, president of AmeriGO, discussing strategies for the new “all-encompassing online community” targeting RV consumers. The interview, conducted by campground industry veteran and Woodall’s...

NZ Campground Operator Fights Order

New Zealand campground owner Marius Rothmann is asking for a “fair process” as he fights to keep cabins on land sought for a National Ocean Water Sports Centre in Takapuna, the North Shore Times reported. Takapuna Beach Holiday Park won’t survive...

Iowa DNR Seeking Campground Hosts

Iowa officials are looking for people to serve as campground hosts at several state parks, the Associated Press reported. The state Department of Natural Resources says the hosts will assist park staff at a designated spot with tasks like helping campers and...

Mini Vacations Bring People Outdoors

There’s a segment of the traveling public that defines “little vacation” as something quite different — as in renting and staying in a structure that could fit entirely into most living rooms, according to a story by the Boston Herald, looking at a trend many...

$1.7 Million Slated For Park Upgrades

On Wednesday (Jan. 22), the Wisconsin Building Commission approved $1.7 million for the construction of upgraded shower and toilet facilities at two Devil’s Lake State Park campgrounds, the Baraboo News Republic reported. Construction is scheduled to begin in...

Wash. Port Looks To Add New RV Park

The priorities in a push for a golf-course enhancement grant from the state of Washington took a shift last Thursday night (Jan. 16) as a dozen people gathered to discuss the six parts of the preferred list of ideas, The Star of Grand Coulee reported. Number six on...

Campground Featured In TV Segment

A television news show on WZZM in Grand Rapids, Mich., featured a story on Michigan campground Sandy Pines Wilderness Trails. Sandy Pines Wilderness Trails Inc. is a member-owned, nonprofit R.V. Resort and Campground. You can camp on a daily basis for up to two weeks...

Daquino Outlines AmeriGO’s Strategies

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from a Q&A with Joe Daquino, president of AmeriGO, discussing strategies for the new “all-encompassing online community” targeting RV consumers. The interview, conducted by campground industry veteran and Woodall’s...

Carefree Buys 13 RV Parks In Ontario

Carefree Communities Inc. further expanded its presence in the Ontario, Canada market with the acquisition of 13 RV resorts from Toronto-based Castle Vacation Parks. The properties currently have approximately 3,000 RV sites with the capacity to expand to more than...

Tampa Show Enjoys Record Admission

Serving as an annual harbinger for the RV industry, last week’s Florida RV SuperShow gave rise to a positive outlook for the coming year as the host Florida RV Trade Association (FRVTA) reported record attendance and “brisk sales” for the participating dealers and...

Austin-area KOA Expands Its Offerings

In January, the owners of the Leander/Northwest Austin Kampgrounds of America (KOA) campground are making all of the campsites full-service by adding satellite television, something they said guests have often requested, the Community Impact reported. The campground...