(Feb. 3, 2012) -- New York State is moving ahead with legislation that would allow campground owners to remove disruptive guests, reports The Adirondack Daily Enterprise.
(Feb. 3, 2012) -- "My Week with Marilyn" Oscar contender Michelle Williams sat down with Kelly Ripa and "Live! with Kelly" guest co-host Peter Facinelli to talk about her plans to take an RV roadtrip with daughter, Matilda, reports the Huffington Post.
(Feb. 3, 2012) -- The Virginian-Pilot reports that driving along the Cape Hatteras National Seashore will soon cost motorists $120 a year or $50 a week, the National Park Service announced Wednesday.
(Feb. 3, 2012) -- "January’s ISM manufacturing and non-manufacturing surveys indicate that the US economy picked up speed at the start of the new year as the composite index touched a 10-month high of 56.5. Moreover, the gains within the new orders components of each measure suggest that this upward growth momentum may well be sustained during the coming months," said Jeffries.
(Feb. 3, 2012) -- Clearing debris has been a long haul since twin storms slammed Adeline Jay Geo-Karis Illinois Beach State Park. But a pending contract for tree removal and related services should finish the job and allow camping and other activities to resume, possibly for the April 1 start of the camping season, reports the Chicago Daily Herald.
(Feb. 3, 2012) -- Fred Eaglesmith is crisscrossing the country three or four times this year with his Traveling Steam Show, and is currently making his way to Tucson to play a Rhythm & Roots show Saturday night. He lives in his tour bus and happily parks in RV parks or Walmart parking lots with his entourage, writes the Arizona Daily Star.
(Feb. 3, 2012) -- SunHerald.com reports that the U.S. Department of the Interior is providing $802,560 for the addition of 20 transient boating slips at J.P. Coleman State Park marina near Iuka, Miss.
(Feb. 3, 2012) -- After finding similar systems in Texas and Kansas during a conference about renewable energy last year, State Rep. Zachary Wyatt, R-2, proposed a pilot program that would reform a state park to rely completely on renewable energy resources by Aug. 2018, reports the Truman Index.
(Feb. 3, 2012) -- Suzanne Morphet, writing for The Calgary Herald, describes her first night camping at Isaac Hale Beach Park on Hawaii's Big Island, and how her family already felt immersed in the landscape by staying in a rented Volkswagen Westfalia van in a way one never does by staying in a hotel.
(Feb. 3, 2012) -- “Results from January retail RV shows have been positive, with good attendance and retail sales activity reported at most shows, reflecting rebounding consumer confidence, access to credit, and low interest rates. Internal tracking of Thor’s recent retail RV sales activity has also been encouraging."