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CONY Has 'Great Turnout' at 56th Exposition

Susanne Bixby, vice president of marketing and public relations for the Campground Owners of New York (CONY), told WOODALLSCM.com that the 56th Annual CONY Exposition for the Outdoor Hospitality Industry and Trade Show went “extremely well.” Held in mid-November at...

Wisc. System Lowers Site Reservation Costs

Reserving a campsite at Wisconsin state parks will be almost $2 cheaper and easier when a new system takes effect Dec. 17, according to the Baraboo News Republic. Camis USA Inc. won the reservation contract through a bidding process, ending the previous company’s...

Ala. Park 'Updated' As Part Of $1.1M Project

Campers will soon be able to enjoy refurbished campgrounds at Alabama’s Mount Cheaha State Park as part of a $1.1 million improvement project. The upper and lower campgrounds at the 85-year-old park will get a facelift, to include repaving all the roads in the...

S. California Parks Reopening After Wildfires

Officials with the California State Parks have announced the reopening of several parks in southern California that were closed due to the Hill and Woolsey fires, according to the Malibu Surfside News. Some parts of Point Mugu and Leo Carrillo state parks reopened,...

Grant Will Support New Campground In B.C.

The Ashcroft Indian Band in British Columbia, will be able to provide upgraded services for tourists exploring Thompson-Nicola country, thanks to a $464,948 grant from the province government, according to The Ashcroft-Cache Creek Journal. “The special circumstances...

FEMA To Supply Trailers For Wildfire Victims

As many as 2,000 trailers and manufactured homes will be headed to the Paradise region to provide temporary housing for Camp Fire evacuees, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Wednesday. The Sacramento Bee reported that the trailers won’t all arrive in a...

Powell: Interest Rates Are Just Below Neutral

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said interest rates are “just below” the so-called neutral range, softening previous comments that seemed to suggest a greater distance and spurring speculation that central bankers are increasingly open to pausing their series...

Consumer Confidence Slips in Nov.; Still High

Consumer confidence slipped slightly in November as job and wage prospects dimmed, but still remained near historically strong levels, according to data released on Tuesday (Nov. 27). CNBC reported that the Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index slipped more...

ARVC ‘Applauds’ HUD Ruling on RV Standard

In a newly finalized rule, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) redefines the RV exemption from manufactured housing standards and provides a critical solution to the regulatory uncertainty that has plagued RV parks and campgrounds, RV...

Fla. Panhandle Residents Struggle To Rebuild

Tom Adams, who runs Mexico Beach Charters in the Florida Panhandle, moved his main fishing boat, the Nauti-Dogg, about 4 miles inland to save it from the wrath of Hurricane Michael, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution. The Category 4 storm, packing winds of...

'Angel Fire' Offers Winter Activities For RVers

Officials at the Angel Fire RV Resort in Angel Fire, N.M., a multimillion-dollar RV Resort built in 2015, is seeing a spike in business due to the growth in the RV industry, according to a press release. “In just the first eight months of 2018 we’ve welcomed more...

'Good Sam' Rebrands Annual RV Travel Guide

The 2019 Good Sam Guide hits the shelves with a new name, a broader focus on outdoor recreation and up-to-date information on 12,101 RV parks and campgrounds across North America, according to a press release.  Formerly titled the Good Sam RV Travel & Savings...