Winnebago Horizon, Revel Coaches Break Norm

September 18, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Winnebago Revel is designed specifically for outdoor enthusiasts Winnebago Industries Inc. kicked off the 2017 Elkhart RV Open House today (Sept. 18) by unveiling two new 2018 motorhomes signaling at least a couple of the directions the Iowa-based RV builder is headed in terms of product development – an upscale Horizon Class A diesel pusher and a rugged Revel series of Class B “adventure” motorhomes. The unveiling of these two new lines at the motorized and towable RV manufacturer’s County... Read more

Erwin Hymer Marks Opening of Ontario Facility

September 15, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

(L-R) EHG AG CEO Martin Brandt, Provincial Sen. Victor Oh, Christian Hymer, Caroline Hymer, RVIA Chairman Bob Parish and EHGNA President and CEO Jim Hammill Nearly 600 Erwin Hymer Group North America (EHGNA) employees, along with top management and dignitaries, gathered Wednesday (Sept. 13) to mark the company’s opening of its newly refurbished 255,000-square-foot RV manufacturing facility in Cambridge, Ontario. (To view a slideshow scroll to the right side of the home... Read more

2nd ‘Running With Spoons’ Aids Bashor Home

August 30, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Local business and industry chefs will square off again in a cooking competition for charity at the 2nd Annual Bashor Children’s Home “Running with Spoons” Celebrity Chef Challenge on the evening of Thursday, Sept. 7, at the Lerner Theater’s Crystal Ballroom in Elkhart, Ind. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m. with the competition getting underway at 6:00 p.m. All proceeds will go to support The Children’s Shelter at Bashor and the NEW Girls Intensive Treatment Program. These programs provide... Read more

Campgrounds at Full Capacity For Total Eclipse

August 23, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Monday’s (Aug. 21) solar eclipse was a major windfall for campgrounds all across the 14 states in the “Path of Totality” as facilities operated at full capacity while hosting events and watch parties to accommodate their guests. Some campgrounds, like Fort Caspar Campground in Wyoming, have been booked solid since January 2015. Other parks have been preparing for months to host the influx of eager eclipse-viewers as the event provided the perfect opportunity for... Read more

Eclipse Fever Fills Up Parks in ‘Path of Totality’

August 17, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

On both ends of the “Path of Totality”, campgrounds and RV resorts are making the most of this unique phenomenon. From coast to coast campers are flocking to the path where they can witness the eclipse in its entirety. It seems there is no shortage of space-themed parties and witty titled events taking place on Aug. 21 across U.S. campgrounds. Whether young or old, there are events and watch parties to satisfy the stargazer in everyone. At Jellystone Park in Nashville, Tenn., space-themed... Read more

Outer Banks Park Owners Won’t Soon Forget ’17

August 10, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

A view from above Camp Hatteras, which was severely impacted by a power outage at the end of July. Cape Hatteras tourism business operators won’t soon forget the startling July 27 power outage. The outage plunged North Carolina’s Outer Banks, a popular vacation spot, into darkness and triggered a mass evacuation to the mainland at the very peak of the popular vacation area’s summer season. Attributed to a construction mishap that knocked out the main power line, the issue was finally resolved... Read more

Thor, Genesis To Support ‘Riverwalk Grand Prix’

August 9, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Thor Industries Inc. and Genesis Products, as the title and presenting sponsors, respectively, are extending their support to the Elkhart Riverwalk Grand Prix, Aug. 12-13 in downtown Elkhart. Thor Marketing Director Brett Schwab said that Thor Industries Inc. is pleased to be the title sponsor of the go-kart racing event, which is officially called “Thor Industries Elkhart Riverwalk Grand Prix,” and which is being held this year after a 20-year hiatus. “The reason we’re the title sponsor... Read more

‘Midwest Super Show’ Opening Aug. 10 At HOF

August 8, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

The 62nd Annual Midwest RV Super Show will be held at the RV/MH Hall of Fame & Museum in Elkhart, Ind., Aug. 10-13. According to a press release, the Super Show is the first RV show in the country for the public to see 2018 models. It allows RVers to buy where they are built, with over 80% of all RV’s manufactured in the U.S. being built right in Elkhart. “RVing is a fun, flexible and affordable way for families to spend quality time in the outdoors,” said Matt Rose, director of recreation... Read more

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