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State Parks Impact Alabama’s Economy

An earlier story detailed the economic benefits for communities located near national parks and other recreation and scenic hot spots. The National Park Service concluded that, nationwide, the country’s parks contributed more than $14.7 billion to gateway communities in 2012. … Continue reading

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Safari Condo Introduces Teardrop with Retractable Roof

Saint-Nicolas, Quebec-based Safari Condo introduced the Alto R Series (R-1713 and R-1723) camping trailers. Both tear drop trailers are lightweight and boast an aerodynamic shape increasing the ease of towing. The design incorporates an electric retractable roof providing more interior … Continue reading

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RVC Outdoor Destinations Launches New Interactive Site

Memphis, Tennessee-based RVC Outdoor Destinations, a leading provider of high-quality outdoor resort properties in the United States, has unveiled its new interactive and industry website (SEE link below) The site is responsive and has been designed for all mobile devices. … Continue reading

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The Expansion-Bust Cycle of Membership Camping

Membership camping systems come and go tending to follow an expansion-bust cycle. A privately held company, Western Horizon Resorts (WHR) was founded by Jim Loken and family in 1984 and was designed to provide RVers with “an exceptional outdoor vacation … Continue reading

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New RV Park Opens in East Texas

A new RV park has opened in the beautiful piney woods of East Texas. Laguna Vista RV Park is a family-owned and operated facility located on part of a small cow/farm business. At this time of year, visitors can see … Continue reading

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Mediaplanet Introduces American Adventure Guide

Mediaplanet introduces distribution of its first edition cross-platform edition of American Adventure Guide, as part of a campaign to encourage readers to reconnect with the America’s great outdoors. The campaign focuses on different types of trips from road trips, RVing, … Continue reading

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Catherine’s Landing & AdventureWorks Announce Partnership

Memphis, Tennessee-based RVC Outdoor Destinations, a provider of high-quality outdoor resort properties in the United States, announced the grand opening of AdventureWorks, Hot Springs at its Catherine’s Landing outdoor destination. “Guests are seeking high-quality, memorable experiences.” said Andy Cates, CEO … Continue reading

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Torklift Introduces Lock and Load Security Cargo Tray

Sumner, Washington-based Torklift International released a solution to protect valuables, such as generators, from theft at the campsite or while in outdoor storage. The Lock and Load Maximum Security Cargo Tray features a tool-free cargo security locking system. It fits … Continue reading

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Arizona Signs Find Home at Rubber Ducky RV Resort

In 2013, while traveling down Interstate 10 in Arizona, Sheri and Dennis Crockatt, owners of the Rubber Ducky Resort near Warren, Manitoba, literally came upon a sign meant just for them. Next to a campground closeout sale sign stood four … Continue reading

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Sisters on the Fly Have More Fun

Women gather from across the country to camp out and many bring their vintage campers. They call themselves Sisters on the Fly. Camping can include fishing and fires and frolicking in a forest. But it doesn’t have to. Some adventurous … Continue reading

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