Famed New Zealand Campground up for Sale

A seaside campground business located on one of New Zealand's most spectacular coastal highways is on the market for sale, according to a report by For more than a generation, Tatapouri by the Sea north of Gisborne has been a popular summer holiday spot for campers – providing some of the first glimpses of new daylight anywhere in New Zealand. The campground is known for its fantastic boat ramp access for fishing and diving, as well as being close to dozens of surf breaks in... Read more

Ultimate Fighter Opts for RV Park Vs. Luxury Hotel

Even when they're simply enjoying the community horseshoe pit or making a friendly wager on the putting green with the rest of the visitors, Donald Cerrone and his friends stick out at Oasis Las Vegas RV Resort. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that the Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight, along with three friends and members of his fight team, are a bit of an oddity in a campground largely occupied by snowbirds and travelers with families. "It's like a senior citizen community,"... Read more

N.J. Campground Aids Regional Medical Center

Co-owners David and Maggie Robinson and Kacie McLaughlin, activity director, of Holly Shores Campground in Cape May, N.J., presented a check to Cape Regional Medical Center in the amount of $8,344, which represents the final installment of their three-year, $25,000 pledge. The Cape May County Herald reported that the Holly Shores donation will go towards the Intensive Care Unit renovation project, specifically for the renovation of a patient room on the unit. The generous pledge is made possible... Read more

Stand-Alone Heating System Targets Park Models

RV Comfort Systems has introduced a new stand-alone, all-electric forced air heating system for park model trailers. According to a press release, the new system does not require a gas furnace to be hooked inline with the electric heater. It has its own fan with cabinet and works with the RV Comfort System's CheapHeat controller and electric heater. This system is UL certified and RVIA compliant in both the United States and Canada. The system consists of a multi-position combination-ducted/plenum... Read more

RV Shipments Show 21.6% Gain in November

Shipments to retailers in November this year were 16,300 units, up 21.6% from this same month last year. On a seasonally adjusted annual rate basis, November’s total represented shipments of more than 290,000 units, an increase of 13.8% over the previous month and ahead of November last year by 22.5%. Towable RVs were up 27.1% over this month one year ago while all motorhome totals slipped 18.8% in the November survey of manufacturers. Year to date, all RV shipments to retailers tracked by RVIA... Read more

Sunland RV Resorts Holds Online Sweepstakes

Sunland RV Resorts is encouraging RV travelers to join its Facebook page and enter a sweepstakes for a week’s stay at any of the company’s seven Southern California resorts. According to a press release, contests rules are available on the official contest page. People who “like” a Sunland Facebook fan page will be entered for chance to win the prize valued up to $500. Three grand prizes will be given away and one winner will be announced each month from January through March. The sweepstakes... Read more

Popular South Florida Campground to Close

To view an accompanying video to the following story click here. The Lake Okeechobee Outpost company that runs the Pahokee, Fla., marina and campground has asked to get out of its lease and the mayor says the city is going to allow the company to do that. Mayor J. P. Sasser said the city is considering another company to operate the facility because the city does not have the manpower to do it. "Loggerhead is moving out because they are losing money," Sasser said. The mayor also said the... Read more

Minnesota Jellystone Park Rebuilding After Fire

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park in Austin, Minn., is taking shape, as owners Tammy and Ken Westrich work to rebuild the main lodge that was destroyed in a fire in October. “It’s coming alive now,” Tammy Westrich told the Austin Daily Herald. “We’re looking forward to the opening of the new features. Everything will be new and refreshed and exciting.” The campground’s main lodge, known as the “Ranger Station,” was a total loss after a fire tore through it in October. Westrich said... Read more

Two Arraigned in Pa. Campground Burglaries

Two men were arrested in the burglaries last month of 49 camping trailers at the Red Ridge Lake Campground in Pennsylvania’s Schuylkill County have been arraigned, police said Tuesday (Dec. 27). The Allentown Morning Call reported that James McCabe Jr., 19, of Ringtown, Schuylkill County, was arrested Dec. 1 and accused of the break-ins, which happened at the campground Nov. 15-18. State police from Frackville arrested Jesse Ray Collmorgen Jr., 20, of Hemstead, Texas, on Nov. 18 after campground... Read more

Rollin' On TV to Begin Airing on Elkhart Station

"Rollin’ On TV" announced that it will begin airing on WSJV FOX 28 in Elkhart, Ind., on Jan. 1. The premiere on WSJV will feature a special program looking back at 2011 and the companies, destinations and stories covered by "Rollin’ On TV" this past season. Regularly scheduled programs will begin on Jan. 8 with a segment on Sportsmobile West along with a special Dutch Oven cooking segment with host Jeff Johnston. In addition, "Rollin’ On TV" announced that Winegard... Read more

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