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MARVAC Promoting 'Pure Michigan' Fall Drives

The Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) was recently invited by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to coordinate a video blog on scenic fall drives for the Pure Michigan websitewww.michigan.org to complement a guest...

RV Resort Announces January Tailgate Weekend

The top-rated Pala RV Resort (10/10*/10 by Good Sam) in Pala, Calif., announced it will offer its guests a Tailgaters Chili Cook-off Weekend Jan. 13-14 that, in addition to selecting the best chili, also will offer a beer bingo game and a team spirit site decoration...

Ocean Lakes Announces Its Halloweekend Plans

Ocean Lakes Family Campground in Myrtle Beach, S.C., announced it has dedicated three weekends to Halloween festivities due to the growing popularity of this trend. Family friendly Halloween activities at Ocean Lakes will take place Oct. 14-15, Oct. 21-22, and Oct....

U.S. Forest Service Is Revamping Permit Process

More healthy, active outdoor fun is coming to the lands and waters of national forests in the U.S., according to an announcement from the American Recreation Coalition. The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) has begun a cultural shift, transitioning towards using staff and...

Flooded Campground Will Not Reopen This Year

Miller Riverview Park and Campground in Dubuque, Iowa, is closed for the season, city officials announced this morning (Sept. 30), the Telegraph Herald reported. The facility originally was supposed to be open through Oct. 23, but flooding from the Mississippi River...

Calif. Campground Has Wine, Gourmet S'mores

At the new Inn Town Campground in Nevada City, Calif., the safari-style glamping tents boast cozy beds, vintage furniture and electric blankets — and the camp store traffics in gourmet marshmallows and sauvignon blanc. Ah, wilderness. The Mercury News reported that...

Tenn. County Looks At New RV Park Regulations

Months of work by Jefferson County (Tenn.) planners culminated in approval of resolutions for RV parks, though final approval is contingent on three other municipalities and County Commission giving their approval, the Standard Banner reported. Commission members have...

FMCA's Heading To Indy In July For Convention

The Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) announced plans for a return visit to the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis to host its 96th International Convention July 12-15. According to FMCA’s written announcement, the Cincinnati-based club hosted a...

Colorado RV Show Highlighting Younger Buyers

Campers are making a comeback, the Colorado Springs Gazette reported. Colorado Springs-area dealers gathering at Penrose Events Center for the first day of the Colorado Springs Great American RV Show Thursday (Sept. 29) agreed that the sales of everything from classic...

Wisconsin County Can't Afford Full RV Park Yet

The Vilas County (Wis.) Board took well over an hour to approve development of an RV  park in the county forest near Torch Lake in the town of Conover radio station WPXR reported. Supervisor Art Kunde described for the board Phase I would build 22 sites, which the...

Sewer Work Puts Mass. Campground In Trouble

Members of the Cape Cod (Mass.) National Seashore Advisory Commission are hammering a privately owned campground for clearing a large swath of land for sewer work without the board’s consent, the Cape Cod Times reported. “It’s a debacle,” commission member...

Maine Campground To Fix Wetlands, Pay Fines

A campground on Pine Point in Scarborough, Maine, has agreed to restore more than 64 acres of wetlands and to pay a civil penalty of $227,500, the Portland Press Herald reported. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice announced...