Yuma RV Park Raises Funds For Vet Aid Group

Country Roads RV Village in Yuma, Ariz., is helping to raise money for young veterans who have lost limbs in the war in Iraq and Afghanistan, television station KYMA reported. “Homes for our Troops is a four-star rated charity that builds homes for our soldiers and Marines who have lost their legs in Iraq and Afghanistan,” said Fred Wallenborn, a veteran and resident of the park. The organization has more than two hundred and seven homes that have been built in the United States from donations... Read more

RV Resort In Florida Sees Younger Full-Timers

Silver Palms RV Resort, one of South Florida’s premier five-star RV resorts owned by Sunland Resorts, announced record occupancy and sales over the past 12 months, including the sale of 111 of its 286 total RV sites and the recent purchase of four of its 59 new eco-friendly, professionally furnished cottages. Currently the resort has 12 turnkey RV lots available and five ready-to-move-in cottages, according to the announcement. Perhaps most interesting, however, is the influx of 30- to 45-year-old... Read more

Toddler Drowns In Pool At An Arizona RV Park

A 4-year-old boy died after he was pulled from a pool Sunday afternoon (Feb. 28) in Peoria, Ariz., fire officials told the Arizona Republic. The child had been swimming in the crowded pool at an RV park in the area of West Harbor Boulevard and West Pleasant Drive, said Tim Eiden, spokesman for the Peoria Fire Department.. The boy was found submerged and pulled from the pool by his father and an off-duty Phoenix police officer, who performed CPR until fire officials arrived, Eiden said, The... Read more

Florida Lakeside RV Resort Sells For $4.6 Million

Sunset King Lake RV Resort in DeFuniak Springs, Fla., just sold for $4.625 million, according to an announcement from KW Commercial selling agent Michael Fry. The resort sits on 16.5 lakefront acres and features 220 RV sites plus 13 rentals ranging from rustic cabins to park model RVs. The park features boat docks and ramps for lake access and is only minutes from the nearest beaches. In addition to a pool, laundry, playground and store, the site also has a restaurant. Share this:LinkedInEmailFacebook Read More →

NCA Mourns Loss Of Visionary Nelson Gustine

Members of the Northeast Campground Association (NCA) were sad to learn the news of the death of Nelson Gustine, who passed away peacefully Friday morning (Feb. 25). In an announcement, NCA said, “Our thoughts and prayers are with his sons Glenn and Bruce Gustine, his caregiver and daughter-in-law Michele Gustine and Nelson’s entire family that he cherished so very much.” Gustine was instrumental in bringing what we know today as NCA from concept to reality, according to the... Read more

Good Sam Focusing On Destination RV Parks

For March, Good Sam’s 12 Months of RVing calendar shines the spotlight on recommended destination RV parks, according to an announcement from Good Sam Enterprises. Located near some of North America’s top travel destinations, these select parks help RVers fulfill their traveling dreams. Whether seeking entrance into the Magic Kingdom or gazing at the towering red-rock spires of Sedona, the RVers who visit these resorts are able to scratch prized attractions off their bucket lists. Some of the... Read more

Alberta County Adds New Campground Rentals

The Leduc County (Alberta) council approved upgrades for Jubilee Park’s campground at Wizard Lake at its Feb. 9 meeting, the Leduc Rep reported. Once the upgrades are complete, Jubilee Park will have two permanent comfort camping units for rent. “Most of the amenities are provided. It’ll be a hard-floored unit with a tent top to it. It’ll have bunk beds inside, maybe a table, place to lay down your sleeping bags and camp for the evening,” said Dean Ohnysty, director of parks... Read more

RVIA: Best January RV Shipments In A Decade

January’s survey of manufacturers by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) found total RV shipments to retailers jumped 10.6% over this month last year, rising to 31,526 units. This was the largest January shipment total in 10 years and the second-best start to a year since 1973. Powered by gains in five of the seven major RV categories, January wholesale shipment totals represented a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of more than 435,000 units, the highest such monthly reading... Read more

Ohio Campgrounds Opening Soon For Season

Campgrounds in the Cincinnati, Ohio, area are gearing up to offer connection to the great outdoors as camping season opens, according to Winton Woods Campground opens March 4. The campground offers eight deluxe cabins (sleep six), 25 RV back-in and 12 RV pull-through sites with full hookup, 10 basic cabins and 68 sites with 30-amp hookups. It also includes a store with snack bar, group shelter, playground, visitor parking and free Wi-Fi. Miami Whitewater Forest Campground also opens... Read more

Rules Eyed For B.C. Alaska Highway RV Parks

Backcountry enthusiasts looking to set up camp in British Columbia’s Peace Region will face new health and safety regulations should a proposed campground bylaw pass through the Peace River Regional District, the Alaska Highway News reported. “The regional district has been getting a number of new rezoning applications for camps with a particular interest for long-term stays,” Bruce Simard, general manager of development services with the regional district, said in an email. “The... Read more

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