(July 30, 2013) — Santa’s Splash Down WaterPark at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort in Santa Claus, Ind., opened last week. The new water park features a total of five water slides including two that were previously owned by nearby Holiday World Theme Park & Splashin’ Safari Water Park.
(July 30, 2013) — Camper’s Hill Campgrounds in Wattsburg is marking its 50th anniversary this summer, writes GoErie.com. A four-day reunion is planned for Aug. 15-18 that will celebrate the family-run operation’s history and traditions.
(July 29, 2013) — Miami Everglades Resort, a Legacy RV Resort, recently provided a tropical background for the recent filming of scenes for a new Latin soap opera by Venevison Productions, according to resort manager Barbara Slifer.
(July 29, 2013) — Hildreth Lighthouse Campground in Whiting is in working order once again, reports KCAU. The flood of 2011 brought about six feet of water over the banks of the Missouri River, devastating the area.
(July 29, 2013) — NASCAR is the sport of choice at the Red Barn RV Park in Holden, but this Sunday’s race had even more campers glued to the TV, writes WABI. This year’s Brickyard 400 was named in honor of Sam Deeds, whose mom and step-dad camp at the park.
(July 29, 2013) — Ocean Lakes Family Campground, located in Myrtle Beach, S.C., will host the 15th Annual Premier Bluegrass Weekend on Friday, Aug. 23, and Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. The event is open to all guests staying at the campground.
(July 26, 2013) — Shady Pines Campground in Savoy will remain closed for the remainder of the season, reports the Berkshire Eagle. The popular campsite was shut last month due to violations in state sanitary and fire codes and lack of management.
(July 26, 2013) — The recent arrival of two new deluxe cabins at the Victoria/Coleto Creek Lake, Texas KOA has caused quite a stir among campers, according to a press release from KOA.
(July 26, 2013) — The first phase of Chino’s Yanks Air Museum project, a recreational vehicle park, is almost complete and will open later this summer, reports Greenfield News.
(July 25, 2013) — Junction West RV Park in Grand Junction will host “The Kid and Nic Show,” a five piece variety band, on Monday, July 29, reports KJCT8.com.
(July 25, 2013) — In the lead-up to New Year’s Eve, the team at BW Campground has already sold two-thirds of its 15,000 capacity for campers visiting Gisborne, writes the Gisborne Herald.
(July 25, 2013) — Hallmark of Kansas City filmed a short story this week at Basswood Resort in Platte City.
(July 24, 2013) — In 2007, retired sea captain Scott Schenck, along with partners Leigh Bock and Nate Gaarder, converted a 32-acre waterfront property on Lake Pontchartrain into an RV trailer park with a deepwater marina, reports bestofneworleans.com.
(July 23, 2013) — Brother and sister duo, Josh Patt and Samantha Patt Kozak, recently purchased their father’s interest in Lake Raystown Resort and continue to operate the more than 400-acre property that includes a 52-room lodge, 79 cabins and villas, 221 RV sites, a 650 slip marina, the Wild River Water Park and a 22,000-square-foot state-of-the-art conference center.
(July 23, 2013) — On Monday night, the Lewiston City Council unanimously upheld a May Planning and Zoning Commission decision to allow the Elks Lodge to create a recreational vehicle “rest area” for traveling members, reports the Lewiston Morning Tribune.
(July 23, 2013) — Kiesler’s Campgrounds in Waseca was established in 1972 by Kal and Barbara Kiesler. They began their business with 100 campsites. Forty years later, Steve and Belinda Kiesler have just completed another summer season — 1,500 campers on 340 camping sites, writes the Waseca County News.
(July 22, 2013) — A lagoon that would collect sewage from a proposed recreational vehicle park located seven miles northeast of Aztec has nearby residents concerned, reports the Farmington Daily Times.
(July 22, 2013) — A 100-site campground abutting Acadia National Park on the Schoodic Peninsula is expected to open in the summer of 2015, writes Fenceviewer.
(July 22, 2013) — William Montgomery, owner of Pelican RV Park in Bacliff, and Artesia, N.M., resident Joe Torres have initiated legal action against a local woman following an alleged arson, writes the Southeast Texas Record.
(July 19, 2013) — There have been several times in the past year that flooding from a nearby pond has washed within inches of RVs at Ouachita RV Park, causing major inconveniences for residents and, possibly, health and safety concerns as well, The News Star reported.