Day: January 19, 2017

(Jan. 19, 2017) — This week’s guest is another “girl camper” of sorts. Jeannine Patané is the founder of RV Compass, a company that helps orchestrate RV rallies across the country. She is also in the process of authoring a book about upscale living in a recreation vehicle. She lives and works from a 13-foot Scamp towable, and much of her niche has been planning events for people who own smaller fiberglass campers, but she’s looking to expand that.

(Jan. 19, 2017) — “We set a record with our fall show and if the weather continues we are looking at a new record here as well,” said Kelly. “I think since the end of the election, people are feeling more confident about large ticket purchases like an RV.”

(Jan. 19, 2017) –“The Boston RV and Camping Expo was a great success by every measure this year,” said Edgar. “We had more product on the floor than ever before, and attendance was up by 27 percent.”

(Jan. 19, 2017) — Opus Camper has announced that their new Air Opus inflating camper will be debuted at the ISE Sacramento Sportsman Show this week from Jan. 19 – 22.

(Jan. 19, 2017) — “Last year was the first course held in Atlanta and we were pleased with an enrollment of 70 students. Attendees came from as far west as Montana, Oklahoma and Texas as well as dealers up and down the east coast,” said Sobel.

(Jan. 19, 2017) — “With the variety of dealers and brands we bring to the show along with the hourly giveaways, free seminars, family friendly clowns, face painting, shopping and much more, our RV show promises to be entertaining for people of all ages,” said Haughton.

(Jan. 19, 2017) — Some people on Staten Island say they want the city to put a stop to big recreational vehicles taking up spaces for days, weeks, even months, CBS New York reported.

(Jan. 19, 2017) — Generally it would seem that having an RV considered a dwelling for income tax purposes would be a good deal, Forbes reported.

(Jan. 19, 2017) — In a close vote, Chincoteague’s planning commission recommended the town council approve plans to construct a waterpark on the island, Delmarva Now reported.

(Jan. 19, 2017) — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has finalized a master plan for F.J. McLain State Park, with $1.25 million appropriated for an initial phase of construction, which is slated to begin this spring, The Mining Journal reported.

(Jan. 19, 2017) — A proposal to extend the boundary of the Rock Springs Camp Ground National Register District will be presented during a public comment meeting hosted by the Lincoln County Historic Properties Commission today, Lincoln Times-News reported.

(Jan. 19, 2017) — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has contracted with a new vendor to manage reservations for the state park system, the Outdoor Wire reported.

(Jan. 19, 2017) — Gus Grissom biographer George Leopold will speak to the public and sign copies of “Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom,” on Feb. 4 at Spring Mill State Park, the Outdoor Wire reported.

(Jan. 19, 2017) — Still summer here, though some of the trees were painted yellow and pumpkin given our far north latitude, the road ours alone as we trundled past the precipitous slopes of the Yukon River.

(Jan. 19, 2017) — The owner of the Enchanted Trails RV Park on west Central Avenue said the driver of the red Jeep got off Interstate 40, crashed right into the fence of the RV park and into the pool.

(Jan. 19, 2017) — Winnebago has partnered with on the Ultimate Pet Friendly Road Trip Across the U.S. As a sponsor of the 15,000-mile RV tour, Winnebago will celebrate with as they spread a message promoting pet travel and safety to pet lovers nationwide.

(Jan. 19, 2017) — The Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia said it had worked with the Kentish Council to secure land adjacent to the existing free camping area, to develop a site for CMCA members-only.

(Jan. 19, 2017) — Avalon Landing RV Park in Milton, Fla., has announced new park rates for 2017. The RV Park Pensacola residents and others can go to states that there will be an increase on rates that began on Jan. 1.

(Jan. 19, 2017) — Origen RV Accessories announced new RV Dealer wholesale options from their online jack pad store. After partnering with some of the industries biggest RV ownership groups, including the Heartland Owners Club, Origen has decided to offer special discounts for RV dealerships.

(Jan. 19, 2017) —  The National Park Service (NPS) today released a plan to identify gaps in the current National Park System to better inform future decision-makers of options that more fully represent the nation’s natural and cultural resources, and the experiences of all Americans.


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