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Kristen O’Hara Named Director of Sales at RoverPass

RoverPass, an industry-leading travel site that enables travelers to book RV parks and campgrounds, and a provider of reservation management software, is delighted to name Kristen O’Hara as its new director of sales, according to a press release. "O’Hara is a...

Minnesota County Approves 21-Site RV Park Project

McGregor’s Tree Patch RV and Campground got the green light to operate on 11th Crow Wing Lake in Minnesota, according to the Park Rapids Enterprise. The Hubbard County Board approved Fred and Laurie McGregor’s conditional use permit (CUP) application in mid-August....

House Passes $3.5T Budget Plan Along Party Lines

A divided House on Tuesday (Aug. 24) approved a $3.5 trillion budget blueprint that would pave the way for a vast expansion of social safety net and climate programs, as Democrats overcame sharp internal rifts to advance a critical piece of President Biden’s ambitious...

Mich. Park Offers ‘Speedy Blaze,’ Mold & Insect Proof

Campers at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore are finding a different kind of firewood at the park’s campground vending sites this summer, according to MLive.com. A Michigan-made compressed recycled wood product called Speedy Blaze is now being sold out of vending...

Plans Nixed to Build 24-Site RV Park in Hailey, Idaho

A split Hailey (Idaho) City Council formally scrapped plans to build a 33-site campground at Croy Canyon on Monday (Aug. 23) night, with Mayor Martha Burke casting the tie-breaking vote needed to reject a $711,000 grant offer from the Idaho Department of Parks and...

1 in 3 Campers Saw Illegal Campfires Despite Bans

A recent survey conducted by The Dyrt found that 36% of campers reported seeing active fires in areas with burn bans this summer. Already this year, more than 4.5 million acres have burned in 41,197 fires. The National Interagency Fire Center calculated that over...

Ford Doubling its F-150 Lightning Production Target

Ford Motor Co. has doubled its production target for the F-150 Lightning because of strong early demand for the full-sized electric pickup truck ahead of its 2022 launch and plans to spend an additional $850 million to meet that target, several people and suppliers...

RVIA: July RV Shipments Up 3.5%, 9th Record Month

Results for the RV Industry Association’s July 2021 survey of manufacturers determined that total RV shipments ended the month with 44,537 units, an increase of 3.5% compared to the 43,035 units shipped during July 2020; this July was also the best on comparable...

RV Owner Demographics: A Look at ‘Happy Campers’

The Go RVing RV Owner Demographic Profile is the most comprehensive study of RV ownership ever conducted, providing deep insights and perspectives on the demographics and ownership habits of RV Owners, Former RV Owners, and RV Intenders. The study identified seven...

Camping World to Open 20 Locations Amid Expansion

Camping World Holdings Inc. today (Aug. 25) announced plans to aggressively expand its national footprint through the opening of 20 or more new greenfield locations over the next three calendar years, in addition to strategic and opportunistic acquisitions. "In...

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