$2.50 U.S./$3.50 Canada The IndependentVoice of the North American Campground Business Vol. 48 No. 6 • June 2017 www.woodallscm.com INSIDE… Park Owners Get Together at State Confabs 3 TACO ’17 Spring Meeting Called ‘Best Ever’ 4 Park Operators Capitalizing on Solar Eclipse 16 Develop a Succession Plan for Campgrounds 18 Park Owners Upgrading Electrical Equipment 20 Owner-Occupied Resorts Offer Fun Lifestyle 24 While the equipment and the park’s amenities are important to full-time RVers, at the end of the day it’s about relationships. Photo courtesy of Bob Livingston.