Scuffing and Scoffing through Newfoundland

Puffin-spotting

Christine Goodier
July 15, 2013

“Are these towns really 500 miles apart?” I asked my husband, Bob, as I opened a map of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada’s easternmost province. He was preparing our Class B Sprinter motorhome for a long summer drive while I worked on our itinerary. We had allotted three weeks and would need every... Read more »

Texas Parks Offer Sites to Fertilizer Plant Victims

Pres Release
April 22, 2013

  Several Texas campground operators are offering free and discounted campsites and park model cabins to families displaced by the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. “Our members want to help those who need help,” said Brian Schaeffer, executive director and CEO of the Texas... Read more »

KOA Executive to Appear on ‘Undercover Boss’

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Press Release
December 27, 2012

  Jim Rogers, the gregarious CEO of Kampgrounds of America Inc., will transform into mild-mannered Tim Bickford, an out-of-work accountant from San Francisco on CBS’s series “Undercover Boss,” Friday, Jan. 11 (8-9 p.m., ET/PT). Rogers has been at the helm of KOA — the world’s largest system... Read more »

Wisconsin, Colorado Jellystone Parks Win Awards

Campers enjoy the lazy river at Jellystone Park Camp Resort in Warrens, Wis.

Press Release
December 14, 2012

  Jellystone Park Camp Resort in Warrens, Wis., has received this year’s Camp-Resort of the Year award from Leisure Systems Inc., the Milford, Ohio-based company that franchises Jellystone Parks across the country. LSI also bestowed two awards — the Jim Webb Spirit Award and Entrepreneur of... Read more »

RVers Grade Top Campgrounds in ARVC Survey

Press Release
December 4, 2012

  Fourty-two campgrounds, RV parks and resorts earned all around “A” grades in the fourth annual consumer satisfaction survey of campgrounds, RV parks and resorts. The top parks were announced Nov. 30 during the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds’ annual Outdoor Hospitality... Read more »

Campground Weddings

David and Myka Cygielman held their wedding at El Capitan Canyon in Southern California. Photo: David Howell Photography

Jeff Crider
October 9, 2012

Twenty-eight-year-old Carlie Wittenberg had a traditional wedding ceremony at a chapel in Galesville, Wis., last June. But instead of having her friends and family gather at an expensive venue for a formal reception, Wittenberg had her guests rendezvous a few miles away at Champions Riverside Resort,... Read more »

Upgrades Complete for GoCampingAmerica.com

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Press Release
September 6, 2012

  The National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) has completed a major overhaul of GoCampingAmerica.com, one of the largest privately owned campground search websites online, to help consumers easily find campgrounds and RV parks around their destinations. With its newly enhanced search... Read more »

July is Camping and RV Month in Michigan

Union Bay Campground

Press Release
June 27, 2012

  Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has declared July as “Michigan Camping & Recreation Vehicle Month,” following last year’s success in the month of August. Camping, according to a press release, is a key contributor to the state’s $17 billion tourism industry. The declaration... Read more »

Day-long Celebration Marks 65th Anniversary of Indiana’s Shades State Park

Press Release
June 20, 2012

  A host of special activities Saturday, June 23, will mark Shades’ 65th anniversary of becoming an Indiana state park. The fun includes a Chautauqua, which is a cultural learning event; late-night stargazing under what’s been called Indiana’s darkest sky; and many hands-on activities. Chautauqua... Read more »

Jellystone Park Touts Range of Teen Activities

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June 19, 2012

  Lynne Maloy said there’s one question parents always ask when they arrive at the Jellystone Park in Lincoln, Del. “What am I going to do with my 14-year-old who will not disconnect from the Internet?” Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Parks, however, are known for having a wide assortment... Read more »

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