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Pensacola RV Park Wants More Millennial Growth

A local RV Park in Pensacola, Fla., Avalon Landing, has encouraged the Millennial generation to try camping, although, this generation has already taken to the outdoor alternative. A surprising trend consumers have noticed is the rise in interest in outdoor leisure...

Texas: FEMA Aid Registration Deadline Is Nearing

Almost two months after Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast, residents still are registering for federal disaster assistance — and they should hurry, Federal Emergency Management Agency officials warn, because there’s an Oct. 24 deadline. “The road to recovery is...

PRVCA Hosting 2 Succession Planning Webinars

The Pennsylvania Recreation Vehicle and Campground Association (PRVCA) will be hosting two webinars in November outlining strategies for succession planning. The sessions are scheduled to run Nov. 10 and Nov. 17 from 10-11 a.m. (EST). “For many business owners, their...

Minn. Couple Finds Success Retrofitting VW Vans

This fall, people have been visiting VanGo Automotive in Minneapolis, Minn., to experience the changing leaves from the comfort of a retro Volkswagen Campervan RV. According to citypages.com, for less than $200 a night, you can feel like you’re living in a real-life...

Letter: Sisk Bids Farewell As CalARVC President

EDITORS NOTE: This letter was distributed to members of the California Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (CalARVC) and is written by Darrell Sisk. Sisk is stepping down as association president after serving two terms from 2015-2017. Randy Hendrickson was voted...

Skyline Wilderness Estimates 600-Acres Scorched

Dorothy Glaros spent much of last week watching large sections of now-closed, 850-acre Skyline Wilderness Park in Napa County, Calif., burn amid the Atlas Fire and associated backfires. “I had tears in my eyes,” said Glaros, who has been involved with park operations...

Ontario Tax Deduction Campaign Garners Support

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CCC) threw its support behind Camping In Ontario and the campground industry’s efforts to ensure owners of small campgrounds continue to have access to the small business tax credit. According to a press release, at its recent annual...

Industry Icon Lee: A Luxury Motorhome Pioneer

Country Coach Inc. founder and RV industry icon Bob Lee, 78, passed away on Sunday (Oct. 8) at his Oregon home surrounded by family. Born in Klamath Falls, Ore., into a farming and logging family, Lee served in the U.S. Navy and worked at as an equipment buyer for...

B.C. City Proposes One Fire Pit Per Campground

The way things are going, the days are numbered for having a good ol’ campfire in Oliver, British Columbia. “Fire pits in campgrounds will be a thing of the past,” said Oliver Mayor Ron Hovanes, while discussing Fire Control Bylaw 1369 at last week’s council meeting....

B.C. Campground Reviewing Plans For Upgrades

The village of Port Alice in British Columbia, is reviewing plans to upgrade the village’s only campground. According to the North Island Gazette, the company 43K Wilderness Solutions has provided Port Alice Council with design plans and cost estimates for upgrading...

Arizona Campgrounds Fill Up For Cooler Months

It’s not even Halloween yet, but already winter visitors are making themselves at home for the cooler weather expected to come soon in Yuma County, Ariz. According to KSWT, around Yuma County, reports of max capacity have been popping up in different mobile home...