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These Folks Help RV Parks Cater To Pets

The pet-products industry doesn’t show signs of slowing its $60 billion annual pace, and its role within the outdoor hospitality sector continues to grow as well. Woodall’s Campground Management checked in with a handful of industry leaders to get their take on...

Maryland's Cabin Rentals Site A Success

The decision whether or not to maintain standalone “Cabins & Cottages” content seems to be a question that is often on the minds of executive directors of state campground associations, Pelland Advertising said in a written announcement. Will members embrace (or...

Weddings To Mark RV Resort Anniversary

A golden anniversary calls for a big, splashy affair. Maleta Snell had a bold idea for the summertime residents of Brennan Beach RV Resort on Lake Ontario in Syracuse, N.Y., to celebrate the private community’s 50th year with the reciting of marriage vows, the...

Outdoorsy Launches To Help RV Sharing

Add recreational vehicles to the so-called sharing economy. Outdoorsy is a startup that provides an online marketplace for motorhome and trailer owners to rent out their vehicles when they’re not using them. It could be poised to tap into a market of young and...

Campground Reopened After Tornado

The popular Devil’s Head recreation area in the Pike National Forest in Colorado — including the campground, picnic area, trailhead and trail — is now reopened after last month’s tornado and timber blow-down, television station KUSA reported. The...

RV Park Wins Second Statewide Award

Llano Grande Lake Park Resort and Country Club in Mercedes, Texas, won the 2015 Large Park of the Year award at the state convention of the Texas Recreational Vehicle Association, which was held Aug. 14 to 17 in San Antonio, the Monitor of McAllen reported. Each year,...

Big Wildfire Empties Calif. Campgrounds

A 32,414-acre wildfire burning in Sierra Nevada forests continued Thursday (Aug. 20) to move toward Hume Lake and nearby campgrounds after thousands of people fled the flames, the Los Angeles Times reported. More than 1,000 firefighters were tackling the Rough fire as...

Retro RVs Spark Road Trip Wanderlust

Before embarking on a family road trip from his home in Red Bluff, Calif., to Pueblo, Colo., next month, Gary Bovee needs to do a few things: Check his vehicle’s oil, tire pressure and wiper fluid. He also needs to make sure the stove lights and the toilet...

Pump Prices Expected to Plummet in Fall

The current disconnect between low oil prices and relatively expensive gasoline prices has understandably been frustrating for American drivers. Oil prices are at a six-year low, so on the surface it makes little sense that prices at the pump would be soaring....

Clyde Grambsch Was A Popup Pioneer

Clyde Grambsch, popup manufacturing pioneer and founder of Canvas Replacements, passed away July 4. Grambsch, 97, never stopped pursuing the American Dream, according to a statement from the company. In 1957, he started EZ-Kamper after developing one of the first...

NPR Talks To Phoenix RV Parks On Odor

A mysterious odor has one neighborhood in a big stink, NPR radio station KJZZ reported. A group of north Phoenix RV park residents say their health and welfare is in danger after a recycling plant opened up nearby. Saundra Bryn is the park manager at the...

Oregon Bans Campfires On State Lands

 The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department has banned campfires and candles in state campgrounds and beaches due to the high number of wildfires burning around the state, the Associated Press reported. Deputy Director M.G. Devereux said in a statement Wednesday (Aug....