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Fourth Jellystone Coming To North Carolina

North Carolina’s fourth Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort is scheduled to open in Asheboro on Memorial Day weekend, according to an announcement from the new campground and franchisor Leisure Systems Inc. “We’re in the process of building the campground...

Luxury RV Resort Proposed In Kansas Town

Plans for a proposed 150-acre luxury RV resort in Tonganoxie, Kan., will continue to be reviewed by various groups in the coming weeks, the Mirror reported. Kansas City RV Resorts is the group looking to develop the land. Some initial proposals include commercial...

Camping Is Popular With Merlefest's Visitors

Merlefest draws enormous crowds to Wilkesboro, N.C.,, so finding a place to stay overnight can be difficult, the News Herald reported. That’s why many people turn to a variety of campgrounds to get as close as they can to the annual festival. MerleFest 2016 takes...

Blaze Hits Units At British Columbia RV Park

No one was injured when a motorhome and a trailer were destroyed by fire at Westbay Marine Village in Esquimalt, British Columbia, on Tuesday (May 29), the Times Colonist reported. The fire began in the motorhome, which was fully involved when Esquimalt firefighters...

BRP Introduces A New Six-Seat Utility Vehicle

BRP announced that it has expanded its line of Can-Am Defender utility-recreational side-by-side vehicles with the addition of the 2017 Can-Am Defender MAX family, offered in four different models. Its pickup truck-inspired design offers extensive capability, cargo...

Feb. RV Shipments Up 12.1%, Best In 39 Years

In the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA’s) February survey of manufacturers, RV wholesale shipments to retailers accelerated to 35,929 units this year, a 13.9% increase over last month and a 12.1% increase over this same month one year ago....

Report: Consumer Confidence Grew In March

Consumer confidence rebounded in March, as Americans regained optimism about the short-term outlook for the economy. As reported by the Wall Street Journal, the Conference Board’s index of consumer confidence rose to 96.2 in March from an upwardly revised 94.0 in...

Carefree's Got Talent Raises $33k For Fla. DAV

The 5th Annual Carefree’s Got Talent (CGT) competition finale drew nearly 1,800 Carefree Community residents to the Lakeland Center in Lakeland, Fla., on March 23 and raised $33,243 to support Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Carefree Communities Inc. said in a...

LSI Announces Double-Digit Growth For 2015

Leisure Systems Inc. (LSI) posted double digit growth in 2015, with a 12.8% increase in same-park revenues compared to the previous year, according to an announcement from the Milford, Ohio, franchisor of the Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort network. 2015...

Good Sam Focuses On Parks For Food Lovers

For April, Good Sam’s 12 Months of RVing Calendar takes a bite out of “Recommended RV Parks for Food Lovers.” Located across North America, these recommended RV parks help RVers satisfy their appetites for great restaurants, farm-fresh vegetables and...

Town: Event Violates Campground Ordinance

Hundreds of mudbogging fans are looking forward to this weekend’s Spring Fling at Mettowee Off Road Extreme Park in Granville, N.Y., the Post-Star reported. Town Supervisor Matt Hicks is not one of them. “We still have a lot of concerns that they have to address,...

N.J. Campgrounds Offering A Wide Spectrum

Despite our dependence these days on smartphones and social media, many people enjoy the great outdoors every once in a while, radio station WKXW reported. That’s why you can still find close to 100 campgrounds located throughout the Garden State, giving residents a...