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N.C. Campground Owner Builds Drive-In

When Preston Brown decided to bring movies to the big screen, he figured, “Why not super-size the whole project?” Brown will open a new drive-in movie theater next month in Kings Mountain, N.C., the Gaston Gazette reported. A dream a couple of years in the...

Safari Co. Building Tents At Campground

Adirondack Safari Co., which rents high-end ‘safari’ tents to campers, is setting up 20 permanent tents at Lake George Escape Campground in Lake George, N.Y., this year, the Times Union of Albany reported. The setup, called Adirondack Safari Village, is expected to be...

Unlikely Duo Planning Motorcoach Resort

Eric Grimes and Marshall Gobuty form an unlikely development partnership, the Florida Buisness Observer reported. Grimes is a fifth-generation Manatee County resident, and a sheriff’s deputy-turned-businessman who most recently was an executive with a dental...

Some Snowbirds Choosing Victoria, B.C.

Margaret Scheyen has an almost perfect view of  the inner harbor of Victoria, British Columbia, from her RV at the Westbay Marine Village RV park in Esquimalt, the Victoria News reported. Her 36-foot-long RV sits along the edge of the water — allowing for scenic views...

VIDEO: Here Is Clabough's Campground

MobileRVing features one of its “preferred properties” in a video. Convenient to Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville, at Clabough’s Campground you are just minutes away from the largest outlet shopping in the Southeast, tons of attractions and...

City Council Paves Way For New RV Park

The city council in Tower, Minn., approved a controversial rezoning proposal before a packed council chamber where residents spoke both for and against the change, which is a step toward clearing the way for an RV park, the Timberjay reported. The action converts...

Mass. Campground Gets Liquor License

It’s just business. That’s the message the Sutton (Mass.) Board of Selectmen told three Douglas residents who attended the April 5 meeting to protest the authorization of the town’s last available liquor license to Kings Campground, the Millbury-Sutton Chronicle...

Skyline Sees Q3 25% Revenue Increase

Elkhart, Ind.-based Skyline Corp., a builder of manufactured housing and park model RVs, reported a 25% increase in sales from continuing operations during its third quarter. Results showed: Net sales from continuing operations of $47.7 million, an increase of 25%...

Initiative Tracks Impact Of Outdoor Rec

The following column by National RV Dealers Association (RVDA) President Phil Ingrassia appearing in the April issue of RV Executive Today details a bipartisan initiative to chronicle outdoor recreation’s impact on the U.S. economy. U.S. senators Corey Gardner,...

Camping A Good Bet For Summer Travel

f you want to spend your summer perfecting s’mores with the family, you’ve got options. But your plan ultimately depends on what kind of trip you want to take and how much you’re willing to pay. Television station WUSA in the Washington, D.C., area wanted to compare...

Owners: Ore. Campground Not Polluting

The owners of a popular Lincoln City, Ore., campground upstream from one of the state’s most befouled waterways say they are not responsible for the toxic conditions in Devils Lake, the Newport News-Times reported.. Instead, Mel and Barbara Lay claim they are the...

Suspicious Powder Locks Down KOA HQ

A suspicious powder found in an envelope on the fourth floor of Transwestern No. 3 was determined to be cocaine, said a news release from Sgt. Ronda Fox of the Billings (Mont.) Police Department, the Billings Gazette reported. Billings firefighters responded at about...