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RVIA: Expanding Buyer Base Fueled Record 2016

The overall tenor delivered by Wednesday’s (Jan. 25) year-end industry shipments report from the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) offered resounding confirmation of the sector’s continued resilience and its ability to keep pace with shifting demographics...

Two New RV Resorts Coming To Chiefland, Fla.

Chiefland, Fla., is going to get about 900 spaces for RVs if two planned resorts come to fruition, the Williston Pioneer reported. The Chiefland City Commission, which approved plans for a 450-space RV resort last spring, gave its approval Monday to a second proposed...

Calif. Campground May Be Closed For Summer

National Parks Traveler reported that due to heavy snow load and the potential for flooding, the 20-site campground in Devils Postpile National Monument in California might be closed for the 2017 summer season, according to Superintendent Deanna Dulen. Alternatively...

RV, Camping Show Opened In Battle Creek, Mich.

West Michigan already has summer on the brain, television station WWMT reported. The Camper and RV Show is open in Battle Creek. The four-day event kicked off at 11 a.m. today (Jan. 26) at Kellogg Arena. There visitors can check out RVs and some cool camping gear....

Louisville Boat, RV Show Happens This Weekend

The Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow is in its 60th year at the Kentucky Exposition Center this weekend, television station WDRB reported. Now through Sunday, January 29, the show features hundreds of new boats and RVs, along with boating, outdoor and fishing...

RVIA: '16 Shipments Were The Best In 40+ Years

Wholesale shipments to retailers of all RVs completed 2016 in a strong fashion with 32,970 units shipped in the final month, according to the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) December survey of manufacturers. This represented a 17.6% increase over the...

Calif. Campgrounds Cleaning Up After Flooding

A torrential downpour that started in the early-morning hours of Friday (Jan. 20) scoured the 7,474-acre wildfire scar left after last summer’s Sherpa Fire in California, triggering flash floods and dangerous debris flows, the Santa Barbara Independent reported....

Toronto RV Show Saw A 51% Jump In Attendance

The Ontario Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (ORVDA) today (Jan. 26) announced a significant increase in consumer attendance and retail unit sales during the Jan. 19-22 Toronto RV Show at the Toronto Congress Centre. “Following the success of the 2016 Toronto...

'TODAY Show' Segment Examines Work Camping

The following article on work campers appeared as part of the “TODAY Show’s” #StartTODAY series. A lot of people in their 50s, 60s and 70s are downsizing for the future and embracing a new concept called work camping. Here’s what work campers are not: They...

Glamping Co. Seeking Lease Of Fair's Campsites

A Diamond Point, N.Y., company that offers luxurious tent camping near Lake George wants to expand to the Warren County Fairgrounds in Warrensburg this year, the Post-Star reported. Trying to capitalize on the popularity of so-called “glamping,” short for...