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Senate Passes Landmark Travel Promotion Act

   Landmark legislation that establishes a multi-million dollar, public-private partnership to promote the United States as a premier travel destination and better explain travel security policies to foreign travelers gained final passage by a strong bipartisan vote of 78 to 18 in the Senate Thursday (Feb. 25). According to independent analysis by Oxford Economics, the program could  [Read More...]

5K Campsites Planned Near Bristol Speedway

The owner of Cedars Golf Course announced a project Thursday (Feb. 25) to gradually turn the Volunteer Parkway facility into a massive camping, parking, hotel and retail complex that would work in tandem with the nearby Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn. Bob Slagle, owner of Cedars Golf Course, said the project – called Bristol’s Thunder.  Read More...

Good Economy in North Dakota Fosters RV Use

With the unofficial start of camping season a few months down the road, getting ready for the upcoming summer may be on the back burner for a lot of people. But for people in the RV or camper business in North Dakota, it’s a busy time of the year. With sports shows scheduled around the state  Read more...

Lee County RV resorts see influx of snowbirds, New parks

New parks, expansions are now in the works

Snowbirds have flocked back to Southwest Florida's RV resorts, possibly more so than last winter.  And, despite the shaky economy, new parks and expansions are rolling along.
These include:
   • Caloosa 80, a Class A motor coach community planned for a parcel just east of Hickey Creek Mitigation Park on State Road 80; and
  • Golden Palms motor coach Estates on State Road 82 east of Alabama Road.  Read more...

Workampers Seek Experiences, Provide Service

A cold wind whipped down the Texas plains on the night last month that Sharon Smith, 68, and her husband, Bill, 73, arrived here to be workampers, according to the New York Times. In the dark, they had trouble setting up their camper. But Sharon Smith, a former teacher’s aide from Sioux Falls, S.D., said she [...]Read more

Crystal River, FL RV "Lot For Sale"

 This lot has just been reduced.  Located in Citrus County which abounds with crystal clear spring fed lakes and rivers flowing into the Gulf of Mexico. Provides some of the best water sports, fresh and saltwater fishing in Florida. The Cross Florida Barge Canal and Greenway is adjacent to us. With a 4.5 mile paved biking/hiking/equestrian trails to the Gulf, boat ramp, canoeing, picnicking and quiet bird watching.  Learn more...

Great adventures in RV Camping, Freightliner style

Camp Freightliner gives current and hopeful motorhome owners a chance to explore and learn about their vehicle.  Learn more...

Bella Terra Resort Adding 88 Lots in Phase 2

Representatives from Bella Terra RV Resort announced today (Feb. 10) the launch of Phase Two of their Gulf Shores, Ala., development. Despite concerns of the real estate market, the resort has experienced growing demand – with over 1,300 unique guest stays and a 95% positive customer satisfaction rating during the first year of operation, according to [Continue Reading...]
The significance of proper inflation and loading is not appreciated by most drivers because the results of under inflation and/or overloading often don’t show up immediately. Read more...

Hundreds of quakes are rattling Yellowstone

DENVER — In the last two weeks, more than 100 mostly tiny earthquakes a day, on average, have rattled a remote area of Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, putting scientists who monitor the park’s strange and volatile geology on alert.  Read more..