(Feb. 29, 2012) -- About 100 people crowded Holiday Springs RV Park's rec hall Sunday afternoon in Spring Hill, to celebrate the 100th birthday of Anton Herden, one of the park's residents. Today is Herden's official birthday and he turns a true 25, reports Hernando Today.
(Feb. 29, 2012) -- Elizabeth Prescott has been purchasing alcoholic beverages without being of "legal" age for decades. But today, she will finally be legal and plans to celebrate with friends at Superstition Sunrise, an RV resort in Apache Junction, reports the Arizona Republic.
(Feb. 29, 2012) -- The Farmington Daily Times reports that tickets for September's 19th Annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival will go on sale starting tomorrow, along with tickets for camping, campground vehicle, and RV passes.
(Feb. 29, 2012) -- The California Highway Patrol said Tuesday that a 78-year-old man was arrested after leading officers on a 100 mph chase, which left one officer injured when his vehicle collided with an RV, reports the Contra Costa Times.
(Feb. 29, 2012) -- Branson KOA owner Ralph Newell reported that the power was out and there was no telephone service at the campground Wednesday morning, but he expected both to be restored to the park later Wednesday. He said no recreation vehicles were damaged and there were no injuries at the campground.
(Feb. 29, 2012) -- It's the perfect time to start planning an exciting trip to one of America's nearly 400 national parks. Yesterday, the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, revealed some of the not-to-be-missed national park adventures to check out this season.
(Feb. 29, 2012) -- Visitors to the National Park System contributed more than $31 billion to local economies and supported 258,000 jobs in 2010, an increase of $689 million and 11,500 jobs over 2009, according to a report issued by the National Park Service yesterday.
(Feb. 29, 2012) -- Zip lines, swimming pools and other campground extras are among amenities being added across the nation at Kampgrounds of America, or KOA, facilities. The Los Angeles Times reports that KOA wants to add enough activities to convert its overnight campgrounds into final destinations.
(Feb. 29, 2012) -- This week's recipe is for black and white bean salad. Johanna Kashi from Petersberg, Va., submitted this week’s recipe. She said she and her family became full-time RVers a few years ago. She has both volunteered and worked for pay at camps in Louisiana, Florida, Virginia and Maine.
(Feb. 29, 2012) -- The Seattle Post Intelligencer reports that the Washington state House has passed a bill to allow two cars to share one Discover Pass. But unlike a similar bill that recently passed the Senate, the House bill would add a $10 registration fee on all RVs until 2015.