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Cheap Gas Prices Fuel RV Buying Boom

Falling gas prices are just what RV dealerships around Hamburg, N.Y., have been hoping for because it is fueling a big demand for RVs of all shapes and sizes, television station WKBW reported. In 2008, local dealerships struggled when gas was $3 and $4 per gallon....

County RV Parks Help Co. Parks Survive

When Steve Gies surveys the construction specs for 92 recreational vehicle spaces planned on Jackson County (Ore.) park land north of The Expo, he sees their future impacts, the Mail Tribune reported. Money from the RV park, once it’s paid for itself, will help...

Wis. RV, Camping Expo Opens Thursday

The WBAY-TV RV & Camping Expo will take place Thursday (Jan. 28) through Sunday at Shopko Hall & Brown County Veterans Memorial Arena in Green Bay, Wis., television station WBAY reported. For more than five decades, outdoor enthusiasts have gathered in...

ELS Reports Significant Revenue Boost

Equity LifeStyle Properties Inc. (ELS) announced results today (Jan. 25) for the quarter and year ended Dec. 31. For the quarter, funds from operations increased $6.8 million, or $0.07 per common share, to $67.1 million, or $0.73 per share, compared to $60.3 million,...

Couple Named LSI Entrepreneur of Year

Jeff and Libby Foss weren’t exactly sure what to expect when they purchased the Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in Madison, Maine, 18 months ago. Neither one of had ever worked in a campground before, much less owned one. But Libby was ready for a change and...

Good Sam Highlights Top Pet RV Parks

For February, Good Sam’s 12 Months of RVing Calendar rounds up RV parks that accommodate pets. These select RV parks pamper RVers’ faithful travel companions with dog runs, wash stations and other pet-friendly facilities. And because an estimated 50% of all RVers hit...

Ill. 2016 RV, Camping Guide Available

There are now 35,000 copies of the print edition of the Illinois Go Camping 2016 RV & Camping Guide hitting the streets at trade shows, visitors’ centers, campgrounds and RV resorts across the Midwest, according to an announcement from the Illinois Campground...

County To Decide RV Upgrades Appeal

Deschutes County (Ore.) commissioners will decide Wednesday whether to hear an appeal from property owners seeking approval for a dock on the Deschutes River and other buildings on their property, the Bend Bulletin reported. Peter Dreifuss and Sandy Bovenzi Dreifuss...

Board Nixes Ohio Campground Plans

The Miami County (Ohio) Board of Zoning Appeals denied a request to rezone land near Brukner Nature Center to allow development of an overnight campground, the Dayton Daily News reported. Residents opposed to the change in zoning said allowing it for the property in...

Musician To Play At A Texas RV Resort

Felicia McMinn, a Canadian independent solo artist who is in the Rio Grande Valley visiting her Winter Texan parents, will be playing Tuesday (Jan. 26) at the Fun N Sun RV Resort dance hall in San Benito at 7 p.m., the Valley Morning Star reported. “Music is my...

Idaho RV Show's Attendance Doubles

The 8th annual Magic Valley Indoor RV show took place jan. 20-23  at the College of Southern Idaho Expo Center in Twin Falls and saw some 2,000 people, television station KMTV reported. “Every year it seems to keep growing and growing, more and more traffic....

Hometown Paper Lauds ARVC Winner

Sheila Buck, a native of Ashtabula County, Ohio, and a 1981 graduate of Harbor High School, was recently recognized for her business success, the Star Beacon of Ashtabula reported. She’s the co-owner of Beaver Dam Campground in Berwick, Maine. The campground...