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Campgrounds, RV parks saw steady business in 2009, expect continued growth in 2010
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By anyone's standards, 2009 has been a tough year for the U.S. economy. But while most Americans have tightened their budgets in response to job losses, difficulties obtaining credit or simply because of economic uncertainties, campgrounds and RV parks have remained economically resilient. More


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Campground Profile: Breezy Oaks RV Park, Bushnell, Fla.

Breezy Oaks RV Park is conveniently located right off of I-75 in Bushnell, Fla., surrounded by the Famous Withlacoochee State Forest. Their park offers a serene countryside setting and located within forty minutes of Orlando and Tampa. Their friendly staff and residents make Breezy Oaks RV Park a special place! On Site musicians are sure to make evenings under the Oak Hammocks relaxing and magical. They invite you to come and enjoy their new facilities and friendly staff.



Great lakes—A shore thing
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We were setting up camp for the night under a flaming red canopy of autumn leaves on a road trip around Lake Michigan, the second largest of the Great Lakes of North America. Along with Superior, Erie, Huron and Ontario, the Great Lakes are the largest body of fresh water in the world. They seem as big as an ocean with waves, treacherous shores, shipwrecks and beautiful beaches. More


Retired Visalia couple Bruce and Pam Griffin are part of growing trend of work campers
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Bruce and Pam Griffin's business card says it all. Above an illustration of a pickup pulling a trailer across the countryside are the words "Have RV Will Travel." And the fact that the retired Visalia couple has a business card at all is the other hint. They're looking for work — volunteer work to be specific. More


Hands-on: Rugged LED flashlights
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It's probably safe to say that just about every motorhome owner carries some sort of flashlight on board. The use of portable lighting is limitless, and there are countless flashlights on the market, represented in just about every configuration imaginable. So when Energizer dangled its new line of Night Strike LED flashlights in front of our faces, we initially imagined that the company, well-known for its batteries, had invented just another new mousetrap. More


Demand recovers, putting RV industry back on the road again
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Analysts are projecting a 25 to 30 percent increase in RV sales in 2010, and that is starting to translate into more jobs for Indiana, including Elkhart County, where an estimated two-thirds of the nation's RVs are produced. More


Pedata RV Center announces top five RV-friendly All-American vacation destinations
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Pedata RV Center has compiled a list of the Top Five Americana RV Destinations to encourage vacationer planners to look at RV travel within the U.S. RVs have proven to be a more affordable and convenient mode of travel according to GoRVing.com. "Even those taken in an ultra-luxury Type A diesel motorhome were less expensive than flying and staying in a hotel." More


RV camping in Utah's national parks
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Did you know there are more than a dozen sites run by the National Parks Service just waiting for you to discover in Utah? If you love RV camping as well as the beauty of America's National Parks, a trip to Utah should be on your "To-Do List." Hope this brief list whets your appetite for an RV road trip to Utah soon. More


South Daytona officials ponder allowing RV parks
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An ordinance that would allow recreational vehicle parks within the city inched closer to reality. "My husband and I have been active campers for 36 years," said Councilwoman Nancy Long. "I think that there is a big demand for this, and that it opens it up for some businesses." The city's land development code currently does not allow RV parks but does allow for the storage of RVs in areas with heavy business, commercial and light industrial zoning. If passed on second reading, RV parks could also be permitted in these zones with a special exception. More
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