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TACO, Booking.com Announce New Partnership

The Crowley-based Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO) has partnered with Booking.com to help increase the occupancy of its affiliated campgrounds, RV parks and resorts. “TACO is collaborating with Booking.com with the intention of driving more visitors to...

NCA Unveils New, Responsive Member Website

The Northeast Camping Association (NCA) announced the launch of the all-new CampNCA.org member services website at the recent Great Escape to Maryland. According to a press release, the new site is contemporary in appearance, fully responsive for viewing on any device...

Sun Communities Reports 3rd-Quarter Earnings

Michigan-based Sun Communities Inc., a real estate company that owns manufactured housing and RV communities, released its third quarter results on Monday (Oct. 23). According to a press release, for the quarter ending Sept. 30, total revenues increased $18.5 million,...

California KOA Barely Escapes Wildfire Damage

It started with a knock in the early morning hours of Oct. 9. “It was the sheriff,” recalled Pamela Mendala, owner of the Cloverdale/Healdsburg Kampgrounds of America (KOA) outside of Cloverdale, Calif., in a Monday (Oct. 23) interview with Woodall’s Campground...

Fire-Scorched California Taking Care Of Its Own

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article appeared in The New Yorker on Sunday, Oct. 23.  “Heartwarming hell” is how the restaurateur Patty Ginochio summed up the situation in the town of Bodega Bay, on the northwest edge of Sonoma County, Calif., when I met her there...

Camping World To Acquire America Choice RV

Camping World Holdings Inc. (CWH), the nation’s largest network of RV-centric retail locations, continues its rapid expansion of RV dealerships with the announcement today (Oct. 23) of the planned acquisition of America Choice RV in Central Florida. America Choice RV...

RVIA Show Featuring Outdoor Lifestyle Pavilion

The National RV Trade Show, held November 27-30 in Louisville, Ky., will feature a brand new Outside Lifestyle Pavilion, sponsored by Go RVing partner, Outside Magazine. Located off the West Wing, the pavilion helps to grow the footprint of the show to over 1 million...

Small La. Park Wins 'Campground Of The Year'

Off U.S. 84, down by the levee, sits Lakeview Lodge in Ferriday, La., a fisher’s haven filled with cabins, campgrounds and, of course, fish. According to The Natchez Democrat, the little lodge run by Paul and Angel Rogers was named Campground/RV Park of the Year...

Six Minn. Resorts Designated 'Century Resorts'

Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge in Deerwood and Train Bell Resort in Merrifield are two of six resorts enrolled as Minnesota Century Resorts by the Minnesota Resort and Campground Association (MRCA). According to the Brainerd Dispatch, the Century Resort designation...

U.S. Park System Sees 7.7% Increase In Visitors

Recreational activities continue to be a mainstay of the American lifestyle and economy, according to the American Recreation Coalition’s new report Outdoor Recreation Outlook 2018. According to a press release, outdoor recreation industry leaders report good sales...

FEMA Delays Still Frustrating Hurricane Victims

Outside Rachel Roberts’s house, a skeleton sits on a chair next to the driveway, a skeleton child on its lap, an empty cup in its hand and a sign at its feet that reads “Waiting on FEMA.” According to the New York Times, it is a Halloween reminder that, for many,...

Pickleball's Popularity Grows In Arizona Region

Whenever Susan and Steve Manolis of Ahwatukee, Ariz., plan a trip, their first question for an RV park is whether it has a pickleball court. “If they say ‘no,’” I say ‘OK, thank you. Click,” said Susan. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, at least they and a...