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RVDA's Con/Expo is Rolling On in Las Vegas

The 2014 RV Dealers International Convention & Expo moved into the next phase of activity on Tuesday (Nov. 11), featuring a wide range of workshops and the opening of vendor exhibits – as well as a customer satisfaction challenge from Outgoing Recreation Vehicle...

SSI: Motorhome Sales Increase 16% for Sept.

September motorhome retail registrations grew 16.1% compared to the same period a year ago while sales increased 14.7% year-to-date, according to the latest report by Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI). Forest River Inc. was the sales leader for the first nine months with...

Land Dispute Impacting Illinois Campground

An Illinois campground has found themselves in a tough spot. The Christopher Izaak Walton Club in Mulkeytown wants to upgrade amenities on a section of land they own. A neighbor who’s been using some of the property for decades is staking a claim. WSIL TV...

Tenn. Campground Deals with Barking Dogs

Barking dogs threatened to take a bite out of business for a Tennessee campground owner. “My biggest fear is that my father’s vision, our investment almost 7 years ago, is going to be ruined by – barking dogs,” Serenity’s Edge Campground...

North Dakota 'Oil Boom' Fills Up State Parks

State officials say the booming Bakken oil region of western North Dakota’s isn’t just driving folks to the state, but also its parks. The Associated Press reported that state parks officials this week said the state’s parks are setting visitation...

Is Your Park Ready To Meet Video Demand?

Editor’s note: The following column by Jim Ganley of CheckBox Systems LLC will appear in December’s Woodall’s Campground Management. For the last few years Netflix was one of the few major providers of Internet delivered video, with other providers...

Indiana City Eyeing A Public-Private RV Park

Nappanee, Ind., commissioned a feasibility study for a potential RV park on the west edge of town, the Goshen News reported. Members of the city’s board of public works approved the hiring of Commonwealth Engineers to conduct the study of costs and how such a...

What's Next In Tenting? Try This Behemoth

Last summer Gear Junkie reviewed a big tent by Big Agnes, the Wyoming Trail 4, with so much space they dubbed it the Garage Mahal. But a new model by Snow Peak, the Land Base 6, is a huge multi-room design with enough space for a soccer team. The Land Base 6 has a...

N.C. Outer Banks National Site Fees To Rise

The U.S. National Park Service’s Outer Banks Group in North Carolina is proposing two fee increases and wants the public’s feedback on the proposals. Affected by the increases would be the Wright Brothers National Memorial entrance fee and fees in the...

Carefree Acquires 18 MH Properties In Calif.

Carefree Communities Inc. acquired Vedder Communities, a privately held, family-owned company that owns and operates 18 manufactured home communities with 4,530 sites in California. The Vedder acquisition positions Carefree as the fifth-largest owner and operator of...

RV Resort Honors Veterans With Ceremony

A 55-foot white walkway leads to three flag poles standing majestically in front of Silver Springs RV Resort in Silver Springs, Fla., the Ocala Star-Banner reported. Three years of fundraising allowed a local group to finalize its new Veterans Park in front of this...

Campground Damaged In An Accidental Fire

Lake Country, British Columbia, firefighters are reflecting after they were faced with a massive fire on Sunday (Nov. 9) that demolished two buildings, kelownanow.com reported. The fire broke out at Terrace View RV and Campground around 6 p.m. When firefighters...