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NPS: Recreation Visits For 2017 Surpass 330M

The National Park Service (NPS) announced 330,882,751 recreation visits in 2017 – almost identical to the record-setting 330,971,689 recreation visits in 2016. While numbers were steady, visitors actually spent more time in parks during their 2017 visits compared to...

Equestrian Camping Featured at Kansas Show

Two outdoor hospitality industry professionals held workshops on equestrian camping at the Kansas Equifest in Topeka, Kan., Feb. 23-25. According to a press release, Mary Arlington, director of the campground owners associations in Kansas, Colorado and South Dakota,...

'RV Miles' Debuting Podcast on National Parks

A new narrative-style podcast is launching that will feature over 400 of America’s National Park Service units, according to a press release. The America’s National Parks Podcast is hosted by Jason Epperson and narrated by Abigail Trabue, editors of the recreational...

Canada Parks Remain Free for Kids, Teenagers

National parks across Canada will remain free for children and teenagers up to the age of 18. Radio Canada International reported that the announcement was another of the details in the Liberal government’s federal budget presented on Tuesday, February 27. During...

FMCA Prepares for 97th Convention in Georgia

Members of FMCA, a Cincinnati-based organization for RV owners, will head to Georgia in mid-March for the 97th International Convention and RV Expo. The event, set to run March 15-18 at the the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter in Perry, is expected to...

Feb. Consumer Confidence Highest Since 2000

U.S. consumer confidence surged in February, building off its rebound from January and reaching the highest level since 2000. CNBC reported that the Conference Board’s measure of consumer attitudes on current and future economic conditions increased to 130.80 in...