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AmEx: 80% Of U.S. Planning Summer Trips

With spring in full swing, Americans are looking ahead to summer getaways, with eight in 10 planning to travel this season. According to the most recent American Express Spending & Saving Tracker, 80% of Americans, or 195.9 million people, plan to travel in the...

AAA: Memorial Day Travel Should Be Heavy

AAA projects more than 38 million Americans will travel this Memorial Day weekend. That is the second-highest Memorial Day travel volume on record and the most since 2005, the automotive group said in an announcement. Spurred by the lowest gas prices in more than a...

Texas Marina Site To Get 150-Site RV Park

The Beaumont (Texas) City Council has approved rezoning the Beaumont marina, formerly the home of the Beaumont Yacht Club, television station KBMT reported. The club was outbid last month by USA Self Storage Inc. and the new owners plan to add an RV park, swimming...

Concerns Arise Over RV Park Ordinance

An ordinance to regulate RV parks in Youngsville, La., is not getting a totally warm reception, television station KLFY reported. In fact, a Facebook page has been crafted to encourage Youngsville residents to express any concerns. Youngsville Mayor Ken Ritter said...

Campground Joining In Dachshund Event

On Saturday (May 28) Lake Compounce Family Theme Park in Bristol, Conn., will be hosting the 3rd Annual Pink’s Hollywood Hotdog Weiner Dog 100 Race featuring 100 Dachshunds plus a dog Fashion Show. The park’s Bear Creek Campground has decided to join in on the...

Calif. Casino Plans New 100-Site RV Park

It has been 15 years since Phase One opened at California’s Black Oak Casino Resort — 20,000 square feet in which to gamble, eat and bowl, the Union Democrat of Sonora reported. Within five years, the original casino building had been replaced by a sprawling...

Frat Offers To Clean Trashed Campground

Both the University of Oregon and a fraternity issued apologies over a trashed campground on Calif0rnia’s Lake Shasta, where a group of college students partied over the weekend, the Record Searchlight reported. At least 90 tents and trash were left behind on...

Most Wash. Campgrounds Are Now Open

If the season goes as usual, expect plenty of campers in the Cle Elum Ranger District of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest near Ellensburg, Wash., where most campgrounds are expected to be open by Memorial Day, Nancy Jones, public information officer for the Cle...

Eastern Jellystones Up 21.1% On Average

Year-to-date revenues are up by an average of 21.1% at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts across the Eastern Seaboard, according to the company that franchises the family-oriented camping resorts. Advance reservations for Memorial Day and July 4th weekends are...

Buffalo Chip Vows To Appeal Court Ruling

The fight over transforming the Buffalo Chip Rally campground into South Dakota’s newest municipality appears far from over, television station KOTA reported. Judge Jerome Eckrich on Friday (May 20) struck down the process that led to the formation of the town...

Canadian KOAs Were Up Over Victoria Day

It was a big Victoria Day Holiday Weekend last weekend at the 31 Canadian Kampgrounds of America (KOA) campgrounds, according to an announcement from KOA. Occupancy at the 31 KOA locations throughout Canada was up 24% from the results in 2015 over the May holiday...

First Full-Brand Cruise Inn Park Announced

Cruise Inn announced that it has brought in its first fully branded park and first location in Minnesota in one fell swoop with the addition of Cruise Inn RV Park & Lodging in Alexandria, Minn. Formerly called Alexandria RV Park, Cruise Inn RV Park & Lodging...