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The Airstream Renaissance

Ah, yes. As soon as you invoke the word Airstream, people get the attraction. It’s a part of American culture that transcends time. Airstream, manufacturer of the iconic “silver bullet” travel trailer, is the oldest and most recognized recreational vehicle … Continue reading

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KOA Acquires Lazydays Tucson RV Park

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Lazydays RV and Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) have reached agreement on the sale of the Lazydays RV Campground in Tucson, Arizona, to KOA. The RV park located at 5151 S. Country Club Road in Tucson, will now be known … Continue reading

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Airstream Expands to China & Elsewhere

Several weeks ago in China, a country with almost no commercial campgrounds and limited cross-country highways, Shane Ott of Billings (Montana) opened a third Airstream RV dealership. The Beijing dealer, Xing Liu, sold two RVs on opening weekend, reports mtstandard.com. … Continue reading

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Victoria Coleto Creek KOA Opens in South Texas

Scooter and Gail Reaser knew a great opportunity when they saw it. The Reasers, longtime recreational boating enthusiasts on Coleto Creek Lake in Texas, noticed that the very basic camping facilities offered at the Coleto Creek Reservoir just weren’t meeting … Continue reading

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43 Million Americans Camped in 2011

Almost 43 million Americans participated in camping last year, according to a new study released today by The Outdoor Foundation and sponsored by Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) and The Coleman Co. Inc. According to a news release, that equates … Continue reading

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KOA Teams With Keystone & Coleman for Anniversary Giveaway

Billings, Montana-based Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA), the world’s leading provider of quality camping experiences for North American families, has teamed with Keystone RV and Coleman for KOA’s 50th Anniversary Giveaway. Starting March 1, campers are able to register each … Continue reading

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Vintage Travel Trailers Restored

Even on a cold, dank day, it gleams and shimmers, this 1957 Airstream Flying Cloud travel trailer. But that’s nothing compared to the glint in Kevin O’Connell’s eye as he stands back and admires a classic example of Americana, according … Continue reading

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KOA Free Camping: Come Camp & Care With Us Weekend 2012

You’re invited! Kampgrounds of America (KOA) wants you, your family, and friends to Come Camp & Care With Us during the May 11-12 weekend. Campers who stay at participating KOA Kampgrounds as paying guests on Friday, May 11 are eligible … Continue reading

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Speed Bumps Delay Arizona KOA

About six months ago (June 26) I reported that the voters of Chino Valley, Arizona, overwhelmingly supported Proposition 401. In so doing voters uphold a decision of the Town Council from July 2010 to rezone 17 acres at Road 3 … Continue reading

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2011 Special Report on Camping

Year over year, camping continues to shine as an American tradition—evolving to accommodate any lifestyle and giving access to any outdoor experience. Almost 40 million Americans participated in camping last year, according to a new study released Tuesday (December 27) … Continue reading

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