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Ottawa Officials Look to Study Campground ‘Bylaws’

The Rideau Lakes Township, Ottawa, planning advisory committee will recommend to the council that it further study the implementation of an interim control bylaw (ICB) for campground expansions, according to InsideOttawaValley.com. During its virtual meeting on July...

Conn. Campgrounds Cleaning Up After Wkd. Flooding

Intense rain left parts of northeastern Connecticut underwater this past weekend. Clean-up continued across the region Monday (July 19), according to NBC CT. Public works crews in Ashford repaired a bridge on Cushman Road that was washed out by a raging brook....

‘Kampsites’ Provides a Variety of Marketing Services

If a campground, RV park or RV resort wants to increase its visitor count, a new marketing company called Kampsites says it can help, according to a press release. Kampsites is an online marketing company designed for the camping industry. Kampsites can provide...

Dozens Protest a Proposed Campground in Ontario

Dozens of people stood outside the South Glengarry, Ontario, municipal office to protest a new campground site on Monday (July 19) afternoon, according to the Standard-Freeholder. Around 40 people attended the protest against a campground adjacent to Cooper Marsh...

Bear Activity Closes Park on the Border of N.C./Tenn.

A campground near the North Carolina-Tennessee line has been closed while wildlife officials work to capture a bear in the area, according to ABC 13. The bear has been in the Paint Creek Campground area for several weeks and officials recommended the closure to keep...

Canada, U.S. Border Opens to Vaccinated on Aug. 9

Effective Sept. 7, the Government of Canada will open its borders for discretionary travel by fully vaccinated travellers from any country that meets specific entry requirements, according to an email from Destination Canada. In order to manage the anticipated influx...

Gas Price Avg. Jumps 13 Cents Since Memorial Day

Since Memorial Day weekend, the national gas price average has increased 13 cents to $3.17. That is 98 cents more than a year ago, but 41 cents cheaper than this time in July 2014, when the national average was last above $3/gallon, according to AAA. One of the...

CampingWorld.com Sees Strong Traffic Amid Crisis

Camping World did not have the greatest 2019, but their pandemic performance has been remarkably strong, according to a report at the Placer.ai blog. Whether because of furloughed Americans looking for ways to save on rent, work from home driving a focus on a more...

Survey: Camping Leading Outdoor Rec Renaissance

This summer, the great outdoors is experiencing a renaissance and Americans are going outside again, according to a release from Sezzle, a technology company that provides an alternative payment platform offering interest-free installment plans at selected online...

Big Rig Media, ‘RV Hacks’ Authors on ‘Camper Report’

The “Camper Report Show” is a weekly feature of Camper Report, which is part of the RV LIFE family of RVing websites that provide RV forums, RV trip planning tools and mobile apps, and one of the largest campground databases around. Co-hosted by Bob Zagami and John...

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