(Aug. 21, 2012) -- The Daily Herald writes that anyone visiting the Whiting Campground in Maple Canyon in the past three years will have no doubt spotted 73-year-old campground host Ron Whitney and his dog cruising by in a golf cart.
(Aug. 21, 2012) -- Nearly 40,000 RV enthusiasts entered a national contest earlier this year for a chance to win a 2012 Jayco White Hawk ultra lite travel trailer. The promotion was sponsored by four RV industry leaders, and the winner of the White Hawk, valued at approximately $20,000, is Victoria Turner, of Chesapeake, Va.
(Aug. 21, 2012) -- A coroner has found that turning towards a fruit and vegetable stall on State Highway 1 cost an 83-year-old Masterton motorhome driver his life, reports The Dominion Post.
(Aug. 21, 2012) -- In about a week, thousands of protesters will descend on Tampa Bay for the Republican National Convention. With many hotels sold out, some are turning to campgrounds, which has some concerned it could create conflict between protesters and campers, reports WTSP 10 News.
(Aug. 21, 2012) -- After a lot of buzz, MobileHomeParkClassroom.com has announced they have completely upgraded their popular property management training program for mobile home or RV park owners and on-site property managers. An affiliate program has also been added to the course.
(Aug. 21, 2012) -- Links to Lake Rudolph’s social media networks including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Red-Nosed Blog are also accessible on every page. Rotating photos, videos and virtual tours give visitors to the site a realistic and informative showcase of Lake Rudolph’s facilities, amenities, activities, sites and rentals.
(Aug. 21, 2012) -- In days mostly past, campers would pitch a canvas tent in the wilderness and catch a string of trout for dinner. Today, some families pull into campgrounds in 40-foot custom RVs, and expect all the comforts of home. The Billings Gazette writes that Kampgrounds of America has survived by adapting and catering to these cultural trends.
(Aug. 21, 2012) -- ‘Nothing makes tailgating more fun than watching other games and pre-game coverage before the game," said Engberg. "And, at such an affordable cost and the flexibility in using a receiver from home, it’s a quick and easy way to create the ultimate tailgating experience."
(Aug. 21, 2012) -- At the Bay View Campground in Bourne, Chris Szymczuk and his son Tommy were grilling bread for BLTs outside their camper, and with Tommy’s XBox 360 and cellphone nowhere in sight, the Bridgewater father pronounced himself happy, writes the Boston Globe.
(Aug. 21, 2012) -- With another possible expansion of the nearby Twin Oaks Campground and Marina, the residents of Springport's Fire Lane 14 fear their quiet, idyllic way of life is under siege, reports the Auburn Citizen.