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Ventura Ranch KOA Rebounding After Dec. Fire

Scott Cory, owner of the Ventura Ranch Kampgrounds of America (KOA) Holiday in Santa Paula, Calif., decided to take matters into his own hands after waiting months to clean up the rubble that was left behind by the Thomas Fire last December. This was after losing more...

Boy Gets $45M After Losing Leg While Camping

A boy who lost his leg and part of his pelvis after a tree fell on his tent during a camping trip at a public park will receive $47.5 million from a California municipality and utility in a lawsuit settlement, an attorney told NBC Bay Area on Wednesday (June 27)....

Resort Is A Gated Community For Motorcoaches

Margie and John Stites were picking out tile, carpet and hardware finishes for a new 3,000-square-foot home here three years ago when Ms. Stites came to a startling realization. “We’d already put a $17,000 deposit down, but I didn’t want to have another house again,”...

'Campertunity' Highlights Private Camping Sites

A new Canadian website called Campertunity is helping private landowners fill their campsites, according to myprincegeorgenow.com. Co-founder Guita Yazdani says she came up with the idea after spending some time in a provincial campsite where she experienced crowds...

Man Accused of Bilking Owner of Texas RV Park

A fake Marine who gave Mississippi native and convicted killer Felix Vail a home is now accused of using a Christian charity to bilk a man of an RV park, according to the Jackson Clarion Ledger. David Thomason portrays himself as a heroic Marine and a generous pastor...

Six Students Receive Scholarships From MRCA

Six students have received scholarships totaling $4,000 from the Minnesota Resort and Campground Association (MRCA) for the 2018-19 school year, according to a press release. The recipients are children of MRCA resort/campground owners or have been closely affiliated...

Liz Rammer Named Hospitality Minn. Pres./CEO

Hospitality Minnesota has announced the hiring of Liz Rammer as its next president and CEO. She will also serve as executive vice president of the Minnesota Restaurant Association, Minnesota Lodging Association and Minnesota Resort & Campground Association, as...

NPS Evacuates Tenn. Park After Localized Flood

The National Park Service evacuated Elkmont Campground in Sevier County, Tenn., along Little River Road in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park early Thursday (June 28) as a precaution following several days of rain and storms, according to WBIR. Campers were...

Code Violations Delay Opening Of Colo. RV Park

In a meeting on Wednesday (June 27), the Mancos (Colo.) Town Board voted to extend a development agreement with the owner of an RV park originally scheduled to open July 4, according to The Journal. The town board approved a development agreement for the Riverwood RV...

Lincoln, Neb., Sees Rise In Number Of Campers

Despite smartphones, Wi-Fi and tablets, camping is becoming more and more popular than ever before. The increase is having a direct impact around Lincoln, Neb., according to 1011Now.com. Officials at Branched Oak Park didn’t have exact numbers, but said they...

ARVC Issues Warning On Questionable Invoices

The National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) is the latest organization to warn about questionable invoices that have impacted owners in Maryland, South Dakota and other states. In a press release, ARVC suggest that all campground owners nationwide...

New Outdoorsy Survey Tackles 'RV Travel Myths'

Today, (June 28) Austin, Texas-based Outdoorsy, a growing RV rental firm, announced survey findings that “debunk RV myths, while uncovering surprising insights into American and millennial travel trends ahead of an anticipated record-breaking number of road...