Massachusetts RV Park Rebuilds After Tornado

October 18, 2011

When it comes to rebuilding Village Green Family Campground in Brimfield, Mass., which was smashed to pieces in the June 1 tornado, owners Lester and Margaret Twarowski have ambitious goals and have made some progress, but there are individual decisions and realities to face each day. Moving seven trailers... Read more » Founder Plans RV Trip to Big Sur as Part of Ongoing Series


October 18, 2011

OAKLAND, Calif. – Rue Mapp knew it wouldn’t be too hard to develop a following when she launched, the social media website that connects African Americans with the Great Outdoors and with each other.   After all, there isn’t any other place on the Internet where African Americans... Read more »

Cummins Onan Sponsors RV Story Contest to Celebrate Milestone of 2 Million RV Generators

October 14, 2011

Minneapolis — Cummins Onan recently celebrated the production of its two millionth RV generator at its Fridley, Minnesota, plant. To help mark this historic milestone, the company has invited RVers to submit their RVing stories that involve a Cummins Onan generator. Every person submitting a story... Read more »

MARVAC’s Fall Detroit Show Kicks Off Oct. 5

October 4, 2011

The Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) is sponsoring the 22nd Annual Fall Detroit Camper & RV Show Oct. 5-9 at the Suburban Collection Showplace (formerly the Rock Financial Showplace) in Novi, Mich. Over 200 new recreation vehicles will be on display including folding... Read more »

Calif. Couple Wins RV in KOA/Keystone Contest


October 4, 2011

Barbara and Robert Thomas of Orland, Calif., were selected from nearly 100,000 entries as the big winners of the “Kamping In Style Giveaway,” sponsored by Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) and Keystone RV Co. The couple was surprised on their rural Orland farmstead Monday (Oct. 3) morning by a “prize... Read more »

Fee Free Days at National Parks Announced

October 4, 2011

The National Park Service will waive fees over the Veterans Day Holiday weekend, November 11-13, 2011. Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservation, camping, tours, concession, and fees collected by third parties are not included. For... Read more »

Travel Lite Launches Super Lite Truck Camper


September 14, 2011

Travel Lite Inc., New Paris, Ind., has introduced the entry-level Travel Lite 770 Super Lite truck camper that uses an exotic wood from South America to cut down on the weight. “We’ve use banack wood in the sidewalls, which dramatically reduces the weight,” said Dustin Johns, vice president... Read more »

Hoosier MH Builder Snags Second FEMA Order

September 12, 2011

Bristol, Ind.-based Hi-Tech Housing Inc., a manufacturer of custom factory-built housing and commercial structures founded in 1990, announced today that it has been awarded a second order for temporary housing units by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Inside Indiana Business reported that in... Read more »

Take a Weekend Camping Trip this Autumn

September 12, 2011

If you didn’t have time to take your kids to a “Death by Chocolate” weekend camping trip this summer, don’t worry.   Privately owned campgrounds, RV parks and resorts are still planning fun family activities throughout September and October.   Consider Winding River Campground in Mays Landing,... Read more »

Hershey Crews Unimpeded by Tropical Storm

September 10, 2011

Anyone watching the national news over the past 24 hours had to see the reports of an epic 10-inch rainfall around Harrisburg, Pa. And anyone in this industry had to realize that this torrential downpour was occurring on the doorstep of the nation’s largest annual recreational vehicle retail show –... Read more »

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