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Lieberman: CONY Runs A Top-Notch Conference

The following column is by Art Lieberman, president of Merchants Choice Payment Solutions (MCPS) for Campgrounds. At the end of next week we will be on the way to upstate New York to attend the 53rd annual Exposition for the Campground Owners of New York (CONY). Held...

City To Owner Of 'Tiny House' RVs: Hit The Road

City officials in Portland, Maine, have given a local property owner 30 days to remove two unusual dwelling units in Portland’s Bayside neighborhood that they say violate the city’s land-use code, the Portland Press Herald reported. The owner also has the option to...

Schmarder: Avoid 3 Instagram Rookie Mistakes

The following Modern Marketing column by Evanne Schmarder, principal of Roadabode Productions, appears in the October issue of Woodall’s Campground Management. There’s a reason Instagram continues to be at the top of the social media food chain. This...

Events Grow Exposure And Community Goodwill

Whether it’s weekly movie nights under the stars in the summer or full-blown music festivals attended by thousands, most campgrounds and RV resorts these days offer some type of activities or events for guests beyond the self-driven entertainment of campfires,...

Q&A With The Escapees' Travis & Melanie Carr

It wasn’t just any ordinary summer for the Escapees RV Club, one of North America’s largest RV owners groups. During the opening ceremony of Escapees’ 56th Escapade in July at the Champlain Valley Exposition Center in Essex Junction, Vt., it was announced that both...

Conn. Campground Features Creepy Creatures

Most of the year, Campers’ World campground in Griswold, Conn., is an idyllic, wooded retreat from the stress of everyday life, the Hartford Courant reported. But come fall, it’s transformed into a half-creepy, half-whimsical haunted Halloween forest,...

Sept. RV Wholesale Best In Nearly Four Decades

Deliveries to retailers of all RVs were reported at 33,704 units in the September survey of manufacturers, 20.5% greater than this same month last year, the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association reported. This was the best September total in nearly four decades with...

U.S. Army Corps Takes Back State Park In Illinois

Illinois has neglected a state park at Carlyle Lake so badly that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is ending its lease with the state and taking back the property, the Belleville News-Democrat reported. The corps of engineers, in a press release, said it’s terminating...

Mont., U.S.F.S. Highlight Reopened Campground

As Forest Products Week wrapped up events in western Montana last week, federal and state officials highlighted one particular campground project that turned public safety concerns into logs for a local mill, the Helena Independent Record reported. Jumping Creek...

Solo Stove's Introducing Its New Bonfire Fire Pit

The Solo Stove Bonfire is a new portable fire pit that, according to its creator, will produce the most beautiful and efficient fire that outdoor lovers have seen. Best of all — it is big enough to use for a backyard barbecue or throw in a car for a weekend camping...

Fire Crews Kept Alabama RV Park Safe From Blaze

The fire at Little River Canyon National Preserve in northeast Alabama is contained but crews from all over the nation are still there, monitoring the hundreds of acres that burned, television station WHNT reported. Its impact is felt, not only in the scorched acres,...

TengoInternet Announces Webinar On Wi-Fi Study

Park operators with the help of their Wi-Fi providers should honestly communicate with their guests about the limitations of their Wi-Fi systems on their websites and marketing materials, according to a report from TengoInternet, the private park industry’s largest...