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Check These Insurance Tips For RV Park Owners

Most RV park and campground operators probably don’t wake up at night dreaming about insurance. But, as most astute business owners would agree, it’s one of the essential building blocks for most any business, large or small. In fact, if something goes wrong at a...

Discount Camping Clubs Rise With Everyone Else

If the old adage is “a rising tide lifts all ships,” then count discount camping membership groups among those vessels enjoying the buoyancy of the growing camping sector. Woodall’s Campground Management spoke to several such organizations, including major players...

Good Old Swimming Pools Still Making A Splash

When discussing the creation, maintenance and operation of swimming pools with campground and RV resort operators, a very consistent theme begins to develop: It’s not easy and it’s not cheap but it’s worth it. Despite the rising cost of materials, the general demand...

Q&A With CampgroundViews.com's Mark Koep

Mark Koep is the founder of CampgroundViews.com, a website developed in 2013 to help RVers evaluate RV parks before making a reservation. The site features thousands of short videos of campgrounds to give guests a feel for the park’s condition and amenities. A...

N.B. Neighbors Upset About Campground Plans

Some Memramcook, New Brunswick, residents are worried that plans to build a campground in the middle of a residential area will turn their quiet piece of land into a nightmare, CBC News reported. Last week, residents received a letter from the Village of...

Campground Ideal Spot To Enjoy Tourist Town

If you had to make a list of the best small town destinations in America, you would have to consider Hot Springs, N.C., for a spot near the top of the list, the Independent Mail of Anderson, S.C., reported. Somehow the town offers more to do than many much larger...

Panel Discussion Aims To Get Families Outside

In an effort to highlight the outdoor industry’s pivotal role in empowering families to raise children who connect with the outdoors, Outdoor Families Magazine has organized a panel discussion at the 2016 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, according to an announcement...

Report: Consumer Confidence Steadies In July

Consumers were feeling a bit more optimistic than expected in July, as a key economic indicator held gains from June, according to a survey. Reuters reported that the Consumer Confidence Index hit 97.3 in July, The Conference Board said. Economists expected consumer...

Tenn. County Struggles With Campground Regs

The Jefferson County (Tenn.) Planning Commission continues to face challenges as they attempt to write regulations governing RV parks and campgrounds, the Standard Banner of Jefferson City reported. State Planner David Williams proposed various changes to a written...

KOA Featured On 'CBS This Morning' Segment

Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) and its 2016 North American Camping Report were featured today (July 29) in a “CBS This Morning” segment covering Millennials and camping. The segment covered the emerging segment of Millennial campers, their habits and...

Ocean Lakes Lines Up 18th Bluegrass Festival

Ocean Lakes Family Campground in Myrtle Beach, S.C., will host its 18th Annual Bluegrass Weekend Aug. 26-27, according to an announcement from the campground. Some of the most popular performers in bluegrass will be at Ocean Lakes, including some past favorites as...