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Ill. Glamping Park ‘Staggers’ Opening Due to Delays

Opening plans for Camp Aramoni, the 96-acre upscale campsite and event space touted as Illinois’s first “luxury campground,” was to open this month, but the pandemic has caused significant delays, notes Eater Chicago. Camp Aramoni will accept reservations for...

Minn. County is Proposing Zoning Language for Parks

At the July 22 Fillmore County (Minn.) Planning Commission meeting, three proposed language changes to the Zoning Ordinance were proposed by Zoning Administrator Cristal Adkins, according to the Fillmore County Journal. The first was a more detailed definition of a...

‘Curious’ Bear Forces Closure of Calif. Campground

An “assertive” black bear has prompted the closure of Fowler’s Campground near McCloud, Calif., according to Mtshasta News. The U.S. Forest Service's Shasta McCloud Management Unit said the campground is closed until further notice while the black bear continues to...

Rondalyn Resort a ‘Hidden Gem’ on Vancouver Island

Located minutes from Ladysmith on British Columbia’s Vancouver Island – and just across from Nanaimo Airport – Rondalyn is a year-round resort that caters to those looking for outdoor relaxation and play, according to a blog posting from the Travel British Columbia....

Survey: Parks Reporting Fall Bookings Up Over 20%

Amid the ongoing pandemic and shifts toward outdoor recreation, campgrounds and RV parks report a major surge in bookings, a trend that is likely to continue for many years to come, according to a press release from CampgroundViews.com. A recent survey of 2,100...

‘The Dyrt’ Raises Bar on Campsite Cell Service Info

The Dyrt, a camping app in the Apple and Google Play App Stores, is building a nationwide network of cell service coverage information from the campground up, according to a press release. Thousands of The Dyrt users throughout the US have already opened up their...

Feds to Celebrate the Anniversary of GAOA Signing

On Wednesday (Aug. 4), designated as “Great American Outdoors Day,” the Department of the Interior will celebrate the one-year anniversary of the signing of the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA). The law, which passed with strong bipartisan support, makes...

Americans Paying 15 Cents More for Gas Since May

Americans are paying a pretty penny to hit the road this summer. The monthly national gas price average has increased from $3.00 in May to $3.07 in June to $3.15 in July, according to AAA. The beginning of August will likely be as expensive as July, especially as...

Camping World Declares $2B in Revenue, Record Q2

Camping World Holdings Inc., today (Aug. 3) reported results for the second quarter which ended on June 30, highlighted by record revenue of $2.062 billion, an increase of $455.1 million or 28.3%. Other second-quarter operating highlights included: Gross profit was a...

Campers Gather, Celebrate Park’s 50th Anniversary

A historic campground — a favorite getaway destination for hundreds of people from across the northeast U.S. — celebrated its 50th anniversary July 31, and as many as 150 people attended the festivities, according to The Sun. Wakonda Campground, in Pottersville, N.Y.,...

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