Camping World & Gander Begin Curbside Pick-Up and other COVID-19 Adjustments

Camping World & Gander Begin Curbside Pick-Up and other COVID-19 Adjustments

RV product retailers Camping World and Gander RV announced Thursday evening several changes in operations to help customers retain access to RV necessities while limiting potential exposure to the COVID-19 virus. An email to customers from Camping World Holdings CEO Marcus Lemonis stated that effective immediately, Camping World and Gander...

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The Grand Canyon is Closed

The Grand Canyon is Closed

Sunrise from Yavapai Point on the morning of Wednesday, April 1, 2020 | NPS photo The National Park Service received a letter today from the Health and Human Services Director and Chief Health Officer for Coconino County recommending the full closure of Grand Canyon National Park, and acting Superintendent Mary Risser, with...

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Florida Institutes Border Checkpoints for Out-of-State Vehicles, Ends New Vacation Stays

Florida Institutes Border Checkpoints for Out-of-State Vehicles, Ends New Vacation Stays

Florida Governor Ron Desantis announced in a press conference today that the state will open checkpoints to screen motorists with plates from certain COVID-19 hotspot states. Desantis had previously announced a 2-week quarantine period for persons arriving in Florida from New York. The checkpoints will be focused on the major...

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FMCA Cancels August Convention in Lincoln, NE

FMCA Cancels August Convention in Lincoln, NE

The Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) has announced the cancellation of their fall convention scheduled for August 26-29, 2020, at the Lancaster Event Center in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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“Humanitarian Crisis on Wheels” is Coming, Say California Campgrounds

“Humanitarian Crisis on Wheels” is Coming, Say California Campgrounds

“This isn’t about tourism. This is about public safety. California has over 1,100 private campgrounds and RV parks that collectively have over 100,000 campsites, many of which are used by full-timer RVers. These parks, which provide water, electricity, sewer and, in most cases, LP gas services, cannot be allowed to close for health and safety reasons because many of the people staying at these parks are sheltering in place and have no place else to go.”

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RV Parks Plead to Stay Open: “We Are an Essential Service”

RV Parks Plead to Stay Open: “We Are an Essential Service”

Campgrounds are seeing an uptick in reservation requests from traveling nurses, many of whom use their RVs as their self-contained home while they are on temporary assignment at hospitals and other medical facilities across the country.

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Honda Recalls 340,000 Portable Generators for Fire Hazard

Honda Recalls 340,000 Portable Generators for Fire Hazard

Honda is recalling 340,000 portable generators, including 200,000 that were recalled last year for a separate issue.

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NPS Temporarily Suspends Park Fees Due to COVID-19

NPS Temporarily Suspends Park Fees Due to COVID-19

The NPS has announced a temporary suspension of park entrance fees.

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Are COVID-19 Campground Closures Short-Sighted?

Are COVID-19 Campground Closures Short-Sighted?

As local, state, and federal governments continue to roll out campground closures, more and more RV travelers are being displaced. Is this really the best way to help solve the spread of the Coronavirus?

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Canadian Border Closes, Campground Closures Move Beyond State Parks

Canadian Border Closes, Campground Closures Move Beyond State Parks

The uncertainty, closures, and travel restrictions surrounding the coronavirus outbreak continue to evolve day to day and hour by hour. Today, the White House announced that the Canada/U.S. border has closed to non-essential travel. Drastic ‘Shelter in Place’ restrictions are in place for over 7 million people in Northern California,...

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