When we pulled into the Ocean Lakes Family Campground in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on a busy holiday weekend, we weren’t exactly sure what to expect. Yes, we read the mostly positive reviews on the Park Advisor app, some noting that the resort was like a city. But wow, after checking in, it took us 10 minutes to drive through the maze of vacation homes and more than 800 sites to arrive at our pull-through concrete pad.
Margaritaville at Lanier Islands today announced the opening of its new Margaritaville RV Resort as an expansion of the destination’s lakeside offerings. The luxury RV Resort has 48 RV sites with a planned phase two of 80+ additional sites to be completed in Summer 2019.
The city of Silver Bay celebrated the groundbreaking for the Black Beach Municipal Campground project Monday, April 15, after nearly five years of anticipation.
Parkway spokeswoman Leesa Brandon said the real push is to get everything up and running by National Park Week, a celebration of the nation’s parks, which runs April 20-27, and for the Memorial Day weekend, at the end of May, when the throngs of visitors really start flowing.
My overnight stay was the second of two visits to vintage travel trailer resorts, a road-trip sampling of destinations that feature restored Airstreams and other trailers. They cater to people who are captivated by quirky chic or midcentury design, want to reminisce about bygone Americana or crave a nomadic lifestyle but don’t have the budget or space for their own RV.
Connecticut Magazine put together a list of campgrounds that has something for everyone.
The camp host at Greenhorn Meadows Campground is addressing criticism apparently directed at the condition of the park in a recent town hall meeting.
State parks generate nearly $40 million in annual revenue for Illinois, but two of the most popular campgrounds at one park have been closed since 2015. CBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory digs into the red tape behind the four-year shutdown.
Despite the havoc caused in forested areas by last December’s powerful windstorm, Little Qualicum Falls is the lone provincial park still closed in the aftermath.
The conference will feature a variety of valuable educational sessions and group “cracker barrels,” all designed to provide RV park and outdoor hospitality owners and operators with the information they need to run a successful and profitable business, said Cornwell.
Yosemite National Park announces that a new pilot lottery program for Camp 4 Campground will launch on May 21. This daily lottery system will be operated through Recreation.gov and will help improve the visitor experience at Camp 4 Campground.
The National Park Service says it will kick off National Park Week by waiving all entrance fees on Saturday.
After taking reservations for Marshall’s Whistle Stop Campground since December, the staff is ready to build on its first-year success. Opening weekend is slated for Friday, April 19, with reduced rates for overnight camping through May 16. The last camping weekend is Oct. 5-7.