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Branson KOA Hosting Vintage Camper Rally

The Branson, Mo., KOA Campground will be turning the clock back Aug. 7-10 for the Third Annual Vintage Camper Rally. According to a press release, more than 40 vintage campers are expected at the rally. Owners of vintage recreational vehicles made in 1976 or before...

N.Y. Campground Raises Money for Charity

Carl and Peg Carlson, owners of Cheerful Valley Campground in Phelps, N.Y., report that the pig roast held on July 12 raised $1,250 in donations for Camp Good Days and Special Times. Camp Good Days and Special Times (campgooddays.org) is a not-for-profit organization...

N. Arizona Parks See Upswing in Bookings

Many campgrounds across northern Arizona are reporting stronger reservations and occupancies than last summer, and most expect the trend to continue through Labor Day. Northern Arizona’s campground business is fueled by out-of-state travelers as well as southern...

Calif. Panel Calls for Revamp of State Parks

California needs to completely make over the way it pays and cares for its state parks, according to a state commission reviewing a park system it says is in severe crises. According to a Los Angeles Times report, the 12-person commission issued a preliminary report...

Gorin: Could Go RVing Aid Campgrounds?

Editor’s Note: The following is a column by David Gorin that appears in the August issue of Woodall’s Campground Management magazine proposing that the mainstream RV industry’s Go RVing Coalition and the National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds resume...

Report: RV Sales 'Picking Up Speed Again'

You might stay entertained on a long road trip playing Punch Buggy, a game in which passengers slug each other in the shoulder whenever a Volkswagen Beetle goes by. But, according to a report by CNBC, to learn something about economy trends while out on the highway,...

ARVC Michigan to Hold Meeting Oct. 19-20

The Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds of Michigan (ARVC Michigan) is hosting its annual membership meeting and campground tours on Oct. 19-20, in Monroe. According to a press release, the 2014 program starts with the Cracker Barrel on Sunday evening, offering a...

KOA Posts Strong Bookings for Labor Day

Reservations for the upcoming Labor Day Weekend are running strong at Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) locations throughout North America. The company reported in a press release that reserved camper nights for the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend are up 16% over...