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Triassic Park: Petrified Forest

Triassic Park: Petrified Forest

April 5, 2014 by · 2 Comments 

We recently toured Petrified Forest National Park, one of the world’s largest and most vibrantly colored assemblies of petrified wood, historic structures, and archeological sites. The experience exceeded our expectations. The park is actually composed of two sections: the north section is a colorful badlands called the Painted Desert, and the southern section contains most […]

Sunbelt RV Parks Report Record Number of Snowbirds

Sunbelt RV Parks Report Record Number of Snowbirds

March 12, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Resurgence of the Polar vortex and snow in 49 of the 50 states was good news for the Sunbelt. Campgrounds in southern California, Texas, Florida, and Arizona are seeing a boom in occupancy for December–March with travelers seeking a respite from this winter’s ravaging snow and plummeting temperatures. The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) reports […]

Poche’s Fish n’ Camp – Louisiana Cajun Camping!

Poche’s Fish n’ Camp – Louisiana Cajun Camping!

February 6, 2014 by · 5 Comments 

While we were exploring southern Louisiana off of I-10, we spent four nights at Poche’s Fish n’ Camp. Located just a few miles east of Lafayette, in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, this RV park was the perfect place to base camp out of and to also spend a few days relaxing. Poche’s has lots of “Louisiana-flavor” […]

North Dakota Indoor RV Park Keeps Oilfield Workers Out of the Cold

North Dakota Indoor RV Park Keeps Oilfield Workers Out of the Cold

December 18, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

About seven months ago I reported that a group of Minnesota partners were planning an indoor RV park to house North Dakota oilfield workers five miles south of Watford City, North Dakota. When initially proposed, the idea prompted mixed reactions. “So many people thought we were crazy,” Louis Bonneville of Carlton, Minnesota, one of the […]

It’s a Dog’s Life at Grand Canyon Railway RV Park

It’s a Dog’s Life at Grand Canyon Railway RV Park

September 9, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Set in the mountain community of Williams, Arizona—Gateway to the Grand Canyon—the Grand Canyon Railway RV Park an ideal place to unwind and relax. Adjacent to the historic train depot, the Grand Canyon Railway RV Park is just two blocks from Route 66 and downtown Williams. Canyon Railway RV Park offers three types of RV […]

RV Parks & NIMBY

RV Parks & NIMBY

July 17, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

With an aging population and more retirees, an increasing number of snowbirds and full-timers, and a booming Recreational Vehicle industry, additional campgrounds and RV parks are required. While RV parks offer numerous benefits, public opposition to any proposal for a new development often follows. Local residents become concerned about rumors such as rising crime in […]

Problems Swirl Around Morgan RV Resorts & Ideal Private Resorts

Problems Swirl Around Morgan RV Resorts & Ideal Private Resorts

May 13, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

In recent posts I reported on the financial and legal problems encircling Morgan RV Resorts and that the state Supreme Court had assigned a new company to manage Cold Brook Campsites, a recreational vehicle campground in Ganesvoort, New York, managed by Morgan RV Resorts. A second campground operated by Saratoga Springs, New York-based Morgan RV Resorts […]

Problems Encircle Morgan RV Resorts

Problems Encircle Morgan RV Resorts

May 7, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Robert Moser is struggling to stay out of financial and legal trouble in other states, and some residents of his Adirondack recreational vehicle campsite, Coldbrook Campsites in Gansevoort, New York, are worried they won’t have a home this summer, the Saratoga Springs Saratogian reports. Moser is the owner and CEO of Morgan RV Resorts, which is a […]

More Parks with Creative Accommodations

More Parks with Creative Accommodations

March 15, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

You don’t need to drive a recreational vehicle to enjoy the RV resort experience. Just mix one or more icon symbols of freedom and adventure on American highways with a creative mind. Add in a generous helping of awe-inspiring scenery, and you have a man-made curiosity and a one-of-a-kind resort. In an earlier post, the […]

Survey to Determine Why Winter Texan Numbers Have Declined

Survey to Determine Why Winter Texan Numbers Have Declined

February 18, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

The number of Winter Texans coming to the Rio Grande Valley has fallen, and folks at the University of Texas-Pan American want to know why. They’re asking Winter Texans to fill out a survey on its website. Penny Simpson, director of the Valley Markets and Tourism Research Center, said it will take about 15-20 minutes. […]

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