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KOA: Labor Day is Set to be Biggest Camping Wkd.

Kampgrounds of America Inc.'s (KOA) Monthly Research Report – August Edition indicates that 28.46 million households across North America plan to camp over the Labor Day/Labour Day holiday. This represents a 60% increase in camping households over Memorial Day Weekend...

Camping World to Preview ‘Electric World’ at Conf.

Camping World Holdings, Inc., which owns dozens of RV dealerships across North America, announced Aug. 18 it will host the annual in-person Investor Conference on Sept. 14-15 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The conference will be held at the Grand America Hotel, located at...

LSI Seizing Dvlp. Interest to Grow ‘Jellystone’ Brand

It has been a year of growth for Leisure Systems Inc. (LSI) the franchisor of more than 75 Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts in North America. The growing chain of parks has recently been recognized as a “Top Global” franchise by Entrepreneur, as well as being...

Hipcamp Listing in Calif. Shutdown, Deemed Illegal

A recent San Luis Obispo County code enforcement hearing about a Cambria, Calif., campground explored what happens to residents who offer camping spaces on their land without having the proper permits, according to The Tribune. At the end of the 90-minute hearing on...

PCOA’s $40G TV Ad Campaign Highlights Camping

The Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association (PCOA) has launched the largest TV commercial campaign ever taken on by the association, according to PCOA officials. The $40,000 campaign targeting women from 30 to 49 started July 19 and will run through Sept. 12. The...

‘The Dyrt’ Co-Founders Hit the Road, Enjoy #Vanlife

They say entrepreneurs should design a product they would use. The Dyrt co-founders Sarah Smith and Kevin Long are going all-in on this philosophy by managing their 40-person company from a camper van at campgrounds across the U.S. for at least the rest of 2021,...

‘Under Canvas’ to Open New Utah Location in June

Under Canvas has announced its newest camp location, Under Canvas Bryce Canyon in Southwest Utah, set to open for its inaugural season on June 2, 2022, according to a press release. Located on 750 acres of a secluded high mountain plain, Under Canvas Bryce Canyon...

Glamping Show USA Anticipates Large Crowd in Oct.

After a successful first Glamping Show USA in 2019 that saw more than 700 attendees and 30-plus vendors take part at the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds Event Center in Aurora, Colo., David Korse, the owner and organizer of the conference was anticipating even more people...

71-Site ‘El Jet’s Cantina’ in Colo. Set to Open April ‘22

A vision over 18 years ago of a purpose-driven, outdoor recreation hospitality chill zone with one heck of a view will be a reality next year in Grand Junction, Colo., according to WesternSlopeNow.com. Founder, Jen Taylor says, “El Jet’s Cantina will be an...

Columnists Highlights Colo. Resorts Covered Wagons

Editor's note: This story first appeared on 99.1 New Country's website. I'm not gonna lie, I'm a glamping kind of person. When it comes to camping, I never really did it that much as a kid and throughout the several times I've done it as an adult, it's just not that...

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