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Hotel Closure Could Help Nearby RV Parks

The recent closure of the Clarion Hotel on South 4th Street caused many to lose reservations just weeks before move-in week at Baylor University in Texas  began and highlighted the benefits of seeking alternative housing options for visitors, the Baylor Lariat...

Magazine Lists Best Places To Go Stargazing

One of the best parts about camping is staring at a starry nighttime sky. But, as reported by Parade, not all sites are created equal. The 12 places below, compiled by the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC), have minimal light pollution and are...

California State Parks Consider Adding Cabins

For a lot of people, camping is off limits. Tents and gear are expensive, and then there’s the thought of sleeping outside on the ground. The Associated Press reported that a group formed by the state to help revamp California’s 280 state parks wants to open up their...

Escapees HOP Heading to Arizona in February

One of the membership benefits of the Escapees RV club is its Head Out Program, an adventurous outing featuring unique locations, special events and theme-related activities at its Rainbow Parks. In its e-newsletter delivered Tuesday, the Escapees announced its next...

Nat'l Park Service Celebrates 98th Birthday

The National Park Service turned 98 years old Monday (Aug. 25) by sharing a photo of its employees, including Director Jon Jarvis, displaying the service’s Centennial logo as it begins the countdown to its 100th anniversary in 2016. As part of its birthday...

ELS Offers Camping To Lazydays Customers

Lazydays has announced a new partnership with Encore and Thousand Trails RV Resorts, owned and operated by Equity LifeStyle Properties Inc. (ELS) All customers who purchase an RV from Lazydays will now receive a 14-night Camping Card redeemable at any of the 173...

N.H. Campground Owner Bear-Proofs Trash

Campground owner Joseph Paradis has installed metal-topped dumpsters to deter bear visits to the trash receptacles at Moose Hillock Campground in Warren, N.H. The measures were implemented in response to a written request earlier this month from the New Hampshire Fish...

TVA Outsourcing To Modernize Campsites

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) announced plans to outsource operations at six of its most popular camping facilities, including Pickwick Dam in Hardin County, The Courier of Savannah, Tenn., reported. TVA said outsourcing could lead to new features for campers...

Virginia Dedicates New Canoe-In Camping

Caledon State Park (Va.) officials dedicated a new campground Friday, and the event couldn’t have been choreographed any better in terms of natural elements, the Free Lance-Star of Fredericksburg reported. The weather was pleasant for late August. There was even a...

Family Wants Campground, Not Housing

There will soon be a new six-acre primitive campground south of Tetonia, Idaho. The Taylor family has been in discussion with the Teton County planning department and after approval from the county commissioner at a public hearing last week, they are nearly ready to...

Wildfire Contained, Campground To Open

As of Friday (Aug. 22), reports indicated that the fire north of Log Gulch campground on Holter Lake near Wolf Creek, Calif., was 100% contained, television station KXLH reported. Rainy conditions aided the firefighters and contributed to the fire being 100%...

Workampers Getting 14 Training Sessions

Workamper News Inc., serving the Workamping RVer for more than 27 years, in partnership with the Mobile RV Academy, is producing 14 training events over the fall of 2014 and into the spring of 2015. Due to increased demand for professional training in the RV industry,...