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Unique Lodging? Treehouses & Hobbit Holes

Sometimes you just want to stay someplace a little different, a little avant-garde, someplace you’ll be able to tell the grandkids about someday, according to a list in the Baltimore Sun. You know, someplace that, once you post a picture on Facebook, will make...

New Buyers Talk About N.C. Luxury RV Resort

New property owners at The Ridge at Mountain Falls John and Marilyn Harris explained why they purchased a motorcoach lot at the North Carolina luxury resort, which is reporting “an unprecedented increase in buyer interest and rental reservations.” “There...

Campground Plans Crime Mystery Weekend

For the first time, Eby’s Pines RV Park and Campground outside Bristol, Ind., is teaming up with local comedians for a weekend of murder mystery shows, the Elkhart Truth reported. The campground will have two shows. The first performance will be open to all ages at 8...

Snow Still Squeezing Alberta's Campgrounds

The unofficial kickoff of summer this long weekend comes with campground improvements throughout Alberta, but also some closures related to last year’s historic flooding and others due to this year’s heavy snow, the Calgary Herald reported. There’s rain in the...

Miss. RV Park/Hotel-Casino Opens Lazy River

Instead of a red carpet to walk there will be lots of yellow tubes to ride for the opening of the Hollywood Lazy River today (May 15) in Bay St. Louis, Miss., the Sun Herald reported. The 350-foot long lazy river at Hollywood Casino Bay St. Louis is adjacent to the...

Town Says 'No' To Proposed RV Park Growth

Carolina Beach, N.C., leaders voted down a proposed change in town laws which would have allowed RV parks in the highway business district, television station WECT reported. In an effort to expand his business, the applicant, Troy Slaughter, requested that the town...

U.S.F.S. Delays Opening At-Risk Campground

The U.S. Forest Service announced Tuesday (May 14) that it delaying the opening of the Gold Basin campground for a safety review to gauge the possibilities of a landslide there, television station KCPQ reported. The announcement came after the Seattle Times reported...

Groups Decry Idaho Using RV Funds For Parks

The Idaho Recreation Council and the Good Sam Organization are both crying foul, television station KMVT reported. In a joint statement the groups sid they are both frustrated and disappointed by the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation recent decision to continue...

Wis. Resort, Campground Gets Expansion OK

The Edge O’ Dells resort in Wisconsin will be expanding, the Baraboo News Republic reported. The Lyndon Plan Commission gave approval to Tim Roberts’ request to change zoning of property next to his campground and resort to business from agriculture at its meeting...

CBC: 40% Of Albertans Camp, 26% Own An RV

Camping often conjures up images of tenting under starry skies, but as the May long weekend launches Alberta’s season, the province’s campgrounds will be dominated by recreational vehicles, CBC News Calgary reported. Albertans are big fans of camping on wheels....

Campground Expects 3,000 For Bluegrass Fest

There’s something about bluegrass music that brings people together, said Rich Winklemann, owner of Granite Hill Camping Resort, the Evening Sun of Hanover, Pa., reported. And for the past 36 years, he said, the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival has done just that....

AARP Highlights Five Campground Amenities

Camping under the stars brings many things to mind: the great outdoors and a little peace and quiet on the one hand; a lack of running water and lots of bugs on the other, according to the AARP Travel Newsletter. But some campgrounds have bonus features that make...