The World’s First National Parks Turn 100

What was the first country in the world to establish a national parks system? If you guessed the United States or a European country such as Austria, Switzerland, Norway, or Sweden you would be wrong. This year, Parks Canada, the first national parks service in the world, celebrates its 100th anniversary. Banff was discovered accidentally […]

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New KOA for Arizona

Thanks to recent voter approval of Proposition 401 in Chino Valley, the developer of the proposed Kampgrounds of America plans to begin construction in September and open the KOA in March 2012, The Daily Courier recently reported. “We are actually in that scheduling process now,” said Charlie Arnold, representative for Jack Tuls Jr., the developer […]

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Better Things in Life

The “Better Things in Life” survey conducted by ORC International on behalf of Nestle Waters North America Inc. recently announced its findings. Included in the results, 95 percent of Americans consider spending time in nature among the best things life has to offer. In fact, nearly every American polled (98%) considered visiting America’s national parks […]

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Winnebago/Itasca Dealers Honored for Excellence

Forest City, Iowa-based Winnebago Industries, Inc., recently announced its Circle of Excellence dealerships for 2011. Winnebago Industries Inc., manufacturer of Winnebago and Itasca brand motorhomes, established the industry’s first dealer excellence program in 1986 in order to recognize select dealers for excellence in customer satisfaction. This year, 116 dealers were honored with the Circle of […]

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