VIDEO: Wild Acres RV Resort And Campground

Wild Acres RV Resort & Campground is located in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, and was featured in a video by MobileRVing, the online marketing arm of Southeast Publications. Wild Acres offers more than 75 acres of picturesque grounds, including 30 acres of undeveloped wilderness for guests to explore. Guests enjoy a wonderful array of amenities, local attractions, and the closest proximity to Old Orchard Beach of any campground in the area. This RV resort provides convenient access to a gorgeous... Read more

Bike-Friendly Ore. Campground Helps Tourism

The Oregon communities of Independence and Monmouth have taken steps to become a more appealing cycling destination, the Polk County Itemizer-Observer reported. Independence installed two bike repair stations earlier this year, one located near the fountain at Riverview Park, with the second at a campground near the river. “It has a rack you can sit your bike on so it’s off the ground,” Independence Economic Development Director Shawn Irvine said. “All the different tools you need to work... Read more

Iowa Campground's Cleaning Up After Flooding

Major cleanup efforts are under way at Paradise Valley Campground & Resort in Clayton County, Iowa, after flash flooding swept through the grounds Saturday (July 23), television station KWWL reported. "It's a slow process. There's a lot of damage, lot of mud, lot of sticks, lot of everything to try to get picked up," co-owner Shane Landt said. He and many others have been hard at work since the rain stopped Saturday, cleaning up the extensive damage. Landt said hundreds have... Read more

Campground's Second Music Festival Starts Fri.

Sun, sand, sea and country music will be the focus this weekend as the Cape Tormentine Beach Music Festival gets under way Friday (July 29) through Sunday in New Brunswick, the Sackville Tribune-Post reported. Sponsored by the Cape Tormentine Community Development Corporation (CTDC), the event will feature a number of well-known music acts. Proceeds from the event will go to the Cape Tormentine Community Development Corporation (CTCDC), a nonprofit organization formed in 1997 to revitalize the community... Read more

Canadian Campgrounds Face Crippling Tax Hike

Private campgrounds in Canada are fighting to be recognized as small businesses to avoid a crippling tax hike, the North Bay (Ontario) Nugget. The Canada Revenue Agency says campgrounds earn rental income rather than provide a service, so they're not eligible for the small business tax rate and must pay three times more. The change affects operations with fewer than five full-time employees. “The effect of this will be either the campgrounds will close, no improvements will be done to the... Read more

Colorado Cruise Inn RV Resort Survives A Wildfire

Joe Gill, general manager of Cutty’s Hayden Creek Resort, a Cruise Inn property in Colorado, said he gave a sigh of relief when he returned to find the campground had been spared by the Hayden Pass Fire, the Mountain Mail of Salida reported. On Friday (July 22), the day after the last evacuees were allowed to return home, vacationing campers had taken up residence in the resort and reservations were being filled. “We are back up and running,” he said. Burned areas can be seen about a quarter-mile... Read more

Texas Jellystone Connecting Guests, Yogi Via Text

Bear sightings can be tough to predict, even at Jellystone Park. But campers at the North Texas Jellystone Park in Burleson now have a new tool to help them increase their odds of having a Yogi Bear encounter: a text message program that alerts them on a real time basis to bear sightings anywhere in the 74-acre park, according to an announcement from the park. “The response has been tremendous,” said General Manager Steve Stafford, who started providing the texting program after a few guests... Read more

Arizona KOA Finding Success With Go Cart Track

Campers visiting the Williams/Exit 167/ Circle Pines Kampgrounds of America (KOA) Holiday just south of the Grand Canyon in Arizona have one more reason to enjoy their stay this summer: Go Carts. The campground recently added Bear Trax Go Carts to its lists of activities available to campers, something owners Bruce and Lori Zellar have wanted to do since 2011, according to an announcement from KOA. “We met the owners of the Port Huron (Mich.) KOA Resort back in 2011 at our very first KOA Convention... Read more

Alberta Recreation Areas Will Get RV Upgrades

Recreation areas in the Ghost public land-use zone, a 900-square-mile tract east of Banff National Park in Alberta, will be upgraded to accommodate large recreation vehicles, Travel Alberta told the Calgary Herald. Five areas will receive $2.5 million for work that includes widening campground roads and campsites. Bear-proof garbage receptacles and new washroom facilities will also be added. The work is to begin next year and be completed by 2018-19, the provincial government’s tourism marketing... Read more

Unhappy Sanders Supporters Are Happy Campers

July 27, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Photo by See more here. The Bernie Sanders camp may have been causing a ruckus this week in Philadelphia at the Democratic National Convention, but Bernie's campers have been a tranquil group at campgrounds in southern New Jersey. "Everything is going really well," said Bonnie Bowne, manager of the family owned 20-acre Timberlane Campground in Clarksboro, N.J. It bills itself as the closest campground to Philly, just 15 minutes from downtown. And, like Four Seasons Campground... Read more

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