Why The World Needs More Campers

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Summer is in full swing: hot temperatures, afternoon and evening thunderstorms, beautiful sunrises and sunsets—and camping. While it has been a record year for campgrounds and RV parks, I am convinced the world needs more campers. Stay with me, as this comment is not about occupancy rates or empty sites, it’s about campers.  The campers you […]

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RVs Move America: Where Do RV Parks Have The Most Impact?

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In an earlier post, we detailed the results of RVs Move America, the first-ever economic impact study of the recreation vehicle industry. This economic impact study broke down the overall impact of the industry as a whole on the U.S. — $49.7 billion annually — and it also released information state by state listing details […]

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Gaffney: Giant Peach, Cowpens, Premium Outlets & Freightliner Custom Chassis

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The Giant Peach does exist! You can’t miss it as you drive down I-85. The Peachoid, as it is called, is a massive peach-shape water tower in Upcountry South Carolina at Gaffney. The water tower holds one million gallons of water and is located off Peachoid Road by Interstate 85 between exits 90 and 92. Usually referred […]

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GuestRated Identifies 2015 ‘A’ Rated RV Parks

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Only 34 out of about 4,000 campgrounds, RV parks, and resorts across America received all around ‘A’ ratings in GuestRated.com consumer surveys completed in 2015. “If you do the math, that amounts to fewer than one in 100 campgrounds, RV parks, and resorts receiving all around ‘A’ ratings in our consumer surveys,” said Bob MacKinnon, […]

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