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This Fla. RV Resort Has Seen A Big Rebound

When Gary Ott first laid eyes on Wekiva Falls RV Resort in 2007, it was a wreck. The man who developed the property 30 years before and ran it with his wife had passed away, leaving his widow to manage the 100-acre, 800-site park alone. It had fallen into grave...

Wis. County Seeks Input On Park Model RVs

Five organizations will be contacted requesting each to appoint a representative to a subcommittee of Sawyer County (Wis.) Zoning Committee to discuss defining park model RVs for amending the county’s ordinance, the Sawyer County Record reported. Dale Olson, Sawyer...

NPR Reporter Profiles Ariz. Snowbird Resort

Frida Silverman, who goes by “Babs,” moved to Tucson, Ariz., from the suburbs of Philadelphia about 25 years ago. She is one of about 700 residents who lives at the Voyager RV Resort year-round but during these warm winter months the park’s population...

Developer Building N.Y. Motorcoach Resort

An Alexandria Bay, N.Y., developer plans to spend up to $9 million to build a luxury motorcoach resort with 280 RV pad sites and a 100-slip marina along the St. Lawrence River near the Thousand Islands Bridge, the Watertown Daily Times reported. Robert J. Reddick said...

Campground Reservations Go Live Sunday

Making online reservations for the most popular sites in PacifiCorp’s Lewis River Recreation area in southwest Washington goes live at 9 a.m. on Sunday (March 1) according to information provided by PaficiCorp, as reported by The Oregonian. These campsites are...

Campground Still Pushing To Become Town

The Buffalo Chip Campground near Sturgis, S.D.,  still has some ground, both legal and physical, to cover before it gets the OK for an election to incorporate, the Rapid City Journal reported. Kent Hagg, attorney for the campground, appeared Wednesday (Feb. 25) before...

Idaho RV Park Losing Ground To Overpass

The Post Falls (Idaho) Urban Renewal Agency’s quest to secure right of way for the under-construction Greensferry overpass has resulted in another condemnation lawsuit, the Coeur d’Alene Press reported. The URA, which is funding the $15 million overpass...

RVIA: Jan. RV Shipments Best Since 2006

Total RV shipments to retailers in January totaled 28,494 units, 11.9% greater than the same month last year and the largest January total in nine years, the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) announced. Fueled by growth in all vehicle categories,...

How To Get The Most From Your Website

When the Ott family purchased a dilapidated, failing campground near Orlando, Fla., in 2008, the first changes they made were brick and mortar: new paved roads, concrete pads, all-new electrical, cable and Wi-Fi, new shower and restroom facilities, as well as a 9,000...

Organizers: Ohio Conference Shaping Up

With a couple of weeks still to go, organizers said things are looking good for the 2015 Ohio Campground Owners Association (OCOA) Spring Conference & Trade Show, which is March 6-7 at the Embassy Suites in Columbus, Ohio. OCOA Executive Director Kristy Smith said...

Park Model RV Financing Deal Expanded

Pinnacle Park Homes and Full Circle Finance Inc. announced that after a successful two-month test of a park model RV financing option, an expanded financing program is available for Pinnacle Park’s rental-ready line. “Last month Pinnacle Park and Full...

Frustrations Mount As City, RV Park Battle

Steve and Shirley McGlennon said all they ever wanted to do was operate a top-notch RV park. But, since purchasing Mariposa Creek Estates on Elm Tree Road last June, Shirley McGlennon said working with the city of Kawartha Lakes (Ontario) has been a frustrating...