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Yosemite NP Looking At Increasing Fees

A trip to Yosemite National Park may cost visitors a few more dollars next year, the Fresno (Calif.) Bee reported. Yosemite officials announced Monday (Oct. 20) a proposal to increase entrance fees to the park, upping the charge per vehicle from $20 to $30 for a...

ELS Reports Acquisitions, Solid Quarter

Equity LifeStyle Properties Inc.announced results for the quarter and nine months ended Sept. 30. All per-share results are reported on a fully diluted basis unless otherwise noted. Normalized Funds from Operations (Normalized FFO) increased $3.7 million, or $0.04 per...

Planned Mich. Campground Gets City OK

Developers have received the go-ahead for their plan to build an RV campground on the east side of Grand Haven, Mich., the Grand Haven Tribune reported. The Grand Haven Planning Commission approved the site plan during its most recent meeting. “It was a site plan...

States Join With ARVC's Park Model Push

After a conference call with state executives last week, the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) announced it was coordinating a grassroots effort to support a legislative proposal in Congress to clearly define recreational vehicles. While the...

Pa. Campground Hosts British Delegation

A delegation of 36 campground owners from the British Holiday and Home Parks Association visited Mountain Vista Campground, East Stroudsburg, Pa., on Oct. 16, according to an announcement from the Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association (PCOA). They arrived at the...

Lake Rudolph Announces Christmas Plans

Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort in Santa Claus, Ind., said in an announcement that it is offering a Rudolph’s Family Christmas Package during the first three weekends in December, coinciding with the Santa Claus Christmas Celebration. The package will be...

Good Sam Names '14 Top Scenic RV Parks

The Good Sam RV Travel Guide and Campground Directory announced its list of Top scenic Parks for 2014. These special parks are situated in some of the most attractive destinations in North America. While putting together the list, the Good Sam RV Travel...

Bear-proof Camp Regulation Considered

Future Smith River floaters in Montana may have to add a portable electric fence or bear-proof coolers to their list of gear after the state parks board on Wednesday (Oct. 15) approved a new food-storage rule for the popular permitted river, the Great Falls Tribune...

Workampers Will Make Retirement Work

This is Cindy and Clint Bentley’s third season as Workampers. It isn’t quite what they thought retirement would look like.  They live within their 240-square-foot RV for five or six months out of the year at a campground outside of Flagstaff,  Ariz., Al Jazeera...

Empty Nesters Dominate Calif. RV Show

Following a strong first weekend, the 10-day 62nd California RV Show that ended Sunday (Oct. 19) set a post-recession record of 33,269 visitors, up 15.1% over last year. “This show is turning the corner,” said Tom Gaither, western RV show director for the...

Minn. Campground Makes "Best Of" List

Camp Maiden Rock West is a 40 acre summertime paradise; Shangri-La in Morristown, Minn., and it made the “Best of SoMinn” list published by SouthernMinn.com. Set right along the Cannon River, Maiden Rock West can feel like it’s a thousand miles from...

SSI: Towable RV Sales Up 2.8% In August

Retail sales of towable RVs posted a 2.8% gain in August and a 7.2% increase for the first eight months. According to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc., results by category showed: • Sales for the high-volume travel trailer sector grew 4.5% for the month...