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ARVC to Honor Justice Thomas at Conference

The National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) National Issues Conference will be held in Washington, D.C., April 28 to 29 with a focus on the priorities of the new administration and the impact on the RV park and campground industry. ARVC hopes to have...

Vicksburg Nixes Brothers’ RV Park Plan

A site about 2 acres smaller than the legal minimum was rejected for an RV park by the Vicksburg (Miss.) Zoning Board of Appeals Tuesday (Feb. 3). Brothers Billy and Mike Patton proposed their 7.85 acre site for development, but the board declined to vary from the...

ARVC to Honor Justice Thomas at Conference

The National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) National Issues Conference will be held in Washington, D.C., April 28 to 29 with a focus on the priorities of the new administration and the impact on the RV park and campground industry. ARVC hopes to have...

National Park Decimated by Ice Storm

Park officials are discouraging sightseers from visiting the Buffalo National River Park in northern Arkansas while repair and cleanup work from last week's ice storm continues, according to the Associated Press. Some areas of the park have been closed and access is...

Michigan Campground Sold, Expanding

A longtime family business in southwest Leelanau County, Mich., has been sold and will be expanding. Sleepy Bear Campgrounds has been sold and will be part of Indigo Bluffs recreational retreat, according to a news release. The property, previously owned by the Savage...

Good Sam’s Sue Bray Named to Hall of Fame

Sue Bray, a 30-year leader of the Good Sam Club, the RV industry’s largest consumer organization, has been named to the RV/MH Hall of Fame, class of 2009. Bray’s initial post with the club was director of national chapter activities in 1976. Quickly following, she...

ARVC Moves Up InSites Convention by A Day

The dates for the 2009 InSites Convention and Outdoor Hospitality Expo have been moved up a day due to schedule conflicts. The new dates are Nov. 9-12, the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) announced this week. The location remains the same, the...

'Snowbird' Business Steady in Alabama

It looked a month ago as if the sluggish economy might cause fewer Northern retirees than normal to winter on Alabama's beaches. Now, "snowbird" arrivals are picking up and may approach levels of recent years, according to tourism leaders, condo managers and...

Survey Finds the Homeless in Campground

A street count of the homeless in Adams County, Pa., showed more than two dozen people living in a Gettysburg campground. “I do think there are more (homeless) out there, but we did a good job trying to find them,” said Janise Brown, case worker for Turning Point...

‘Snowbird’ Business Steady in Alabama

It looked a month ago as if the sluggish economy might cause fewer Northern retirees than normal to winter on Alabama's beaches. Now, "snowbird" arrivals are picking up and may approach levels of recent years, according to tourism leaders, condo managers and...

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