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Rock Buggy Race Coming To Campground

A Rock Bouncer Drag Race, hosted by family owned Harlan County Campground outside Harlan, Ky., will be held Saturday (May 7), the Harlan Enterprise reported. The event should start around 10:30 or 11 a.m. — rain or shine. The cost is $20 for adults and free for children 10 and under. A shuttle service will be provided for those who want to watch without taking their car to the event area. Food and vendors will be on-site in the spectator area. The event will consist of rock buggies racing head-to-head... Read more

Minn. RV Park's Approval A Slow Process

The planning and zoning commission in Tower, Minn., is taking its time as it works through a conditional-use permit application from Dave and Darlene Rose, who have proposed construction of a 42-site RV park along the East Two River, the Timberjay reported. On Tuesday (May 3), the commission faced fewer than a handful of neighbors in the audience as they discussed the upcoming conditional-use permit application, and the process city officials will need to follow as they work toward a decision. Commission... Read more

Residents Battle Small Wyo. RV Park Plan

Jackson Hole (Wyo.) Golf and Tennis homeowners are geared up to fight. A small coalition of Golf and Tennis neighbors banded together to appeal the county staff’s approval of an RV park, proposed as seasonal employee housing for the subdivision, the Jackson Hole News & Guide reported. “These residents chose Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Planned Resort Community for the quality of life, the abundant wildlife, the scenic vistas and the overall high quality these residential neighborhoods provide,”... Read more

Blaze Damages Palm Beach-Area RV Park

An early-morning fire damaged a recreational vehicle park this morning (May 6) in western Palm Beach County, Fla., television station WPTV reported. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said the fire is at the Crooked Hook RV Resort between Clewiston and Belle Glade off US 27. Armando Nargi, a resident at the RV park, said no one was hurt.   However, pictures show a substantial amount of damage. Five fire trucks responded to the scene.  Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said the RV park was... Read more

Food Truck Serves It Up At Bismarck KOA

Kimi's is a new food truck in Bismarck, N.D., and it's serving up quick and delicious homemade comfort food, television station KFYR reported. The food truck is located at the Kampgrounds of America (KOA) campground in Bismarck. Customers can call ahead, or for guests staying at the campground, Kimi's will bring the food to them. Owner and chef Kimi Fischer has been cooking for years. Her menu offers items like meatball sandwiches, mac n' cheese, biscuits and gravy and mini... Read more

Campground Death Investigation Is Closed

Investigation into the death of a man at Hidden Lakes Campground in Morrow County, Ohio, has officially been closed, following an autopsy, the Morrow County Sentinel reported. The coroner’s report stated that Ricky McClure, 25, died of hypothermia as a result of prolonged exposure after a 2015 New Year’s Eve party. He was heavily intoxicated at the time, police reported. Initially, the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office was called to Hidden Lakes on Jan. 2, after receiving a call stating there... Read more

Wastewater Issue Closing N.Y. Campsites

New York is closing 51 of the 161 sites this summer at the Caroga Lake Campground in Fulton County while it works on the water system, the Times Union reported. The state Department of Environmental Conservation said that while preparing for the opening of the facility this season, its staff discovered the wastewater system needed to be replaced to protect water quality. For the full story, click here. Share this:LinkedInEmailFacebook Read More →

Lake George RV Park Celebrating 50 Years

When the late Vic King announced his idea for a travel-trailer park with paved roads and full hookups at a Holiday Rambler rally in Hershey, Pa., in 1965, his idea was met with skepticism. "People thought my father was a dreamer because it had never been done before," said Dave King, Lake George RV Park's president and CEO, in a written announcement. "He had a Pontiac Bonneville station wagon that we'd take on family vacations with our Apache folding camper. After driving... Read more

Q&A: Woodbury On RVTravel.com Updates

May 6, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Chuck Woodbury RVTravel.com, one of the leading sources for RV consumer news and information, recently debuted a revamped website – the latest step in a significant transformation for the 17-year-old company that at one time was selling about a $1 million worth of books, buying guides and other RV-related publications to consumers. Chuck Woodbury, editor and publisher of RVTravel.com, said the company had to shift its business model after people stopped buying books, instead opting for the immediacy... Read more

Fleeing RVers Scattered By Alberta Wildfires

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Fort McMurray wildfires threatened to engulf fleeing motorists (Phot0 by Jerome Garot/EPA) The RV Dealers Association (RVDA) of Alberta is working with members to try to help their customers who are among the 88,000 people displaced by the Fort McMurray wildfires in the northeastern part of the province. “We don’t have any dealerships up in Fort McMurray, but we have a lot of customers who go up and set up there,” said Dan Merkowsky, executive vice president of RVDA of Alberta. “All those... Read more

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