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Miss. RV Park Lands S.E. Airstream Rally

About six months ago, a member of the Wally Byam Carvan Club International Inc. stayed a night at Robin Poirier’s Sun Roamers RV Park. After the stay, that member recommended the park to the Airstream Club committee looking for a site for the club’s...

Campground Owners Celebrate 60 Years

The following excerpt is from a column by Kris Capps and appeared in the Fairbanks, Alaska, Daily News-Miner. The first time I met Ede Reisland, I was helping myself to drinking water from the Denali Grizzly Bear Cabins & Campground pump. I was camping nearby and...

Trailer Builder Helps Humanitarian Effort

Designing a mobile dental clinic is no easy task, especially for a small team of undergraduate students of engineering and architecture design at Arizona State University. According to a press release, the five students, who call themselves “Engineering Smiles,” have...

Consumer Confidence Edges Up For Sept.

U.S. consumers were a little more optimistic about the economy in September, according to a report released Tuesday (Sept. 29). CNBC reported that the Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index inched up to 103 in September, beating estimates. Economists polled by...

Arizona ARVC Seeking Supplier For Board

The Arizona Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (Arizona ARVC) is looking for a supplier member to serve on the vibrant association’s board of directors. The term begins in October, and interested members should contact Jo Ann Mickelson, executive director,...

NPD: New Outdoor Culture Taking Shape

The rugged notion of what it means to be “outdoorsy” is expanding into cozy and familiar territory, as consumers more frequently turn to their own personal space or seek the comforts of home for their outdoor experiences. At the same time, camping-related products...

Campers Line Up For Days To Get Sites

At least people lining up for up to four days to reserve their spots next year in the Victoria Park Campground in Cobourg, Ontario, had time to get to know their neighbors, Northumberland Today reported. People starting lining up Tuesday morning (Sept. 22). By...

Firefighters Halt California Forest Blaze

Firefighters have halted the progression of a one-acre fire burning through heavy fuels roughly two miles north of Big Bear Lake, U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Carol Underhill told the Press-Enterprise of Riverside, Calif., Sunday (Sept. 27). The fire, which had...

Sun Communities Inc. Issuing Dividend

Sun Communities Inc. declared a quarterly dividend Sept. 15. Shareholders of record on Wednesday (Sept. 30) will be paid a dividend of 0.65 per share by the real estate investment trust on Friday, Oct. 16. This represents a $2.60 annualized dividend and a dividend...

RV Park Chili Cookoff Helps Fire Company

Dozens of people gathered for a chili cookoff to raise money and show appreciation for local volunteer firefighters during N.J. State Fire Convention Weekend. More than 15 contestants entered family recipes to be judged by a panel of firefighters. The cookoff was...

Alaska Tourist RV Park Will Remain Open

Despite rumor of closure and a lapse in reservations, Pullen Creek RV Park in Skagway, Alaska, is set to remain open through next summer and possibly beyond, the Skagway News reported. The park’s management contract with Nick Pickett comes to an end in December, at...

Campground Owners Trying Winter Food

For decades, Amnicon Acres Campground in the town of Summit, Minn., has been a seasonal business. Sue Clark owns the business with her husband Rick, and always looked forward to the winters off. This year, she’s forging a new path, the Superior Telegram reported....