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There are 2300 news items available that were published prior to July 2016. Showing 2191 through 2200:

Group tries to get more blacks into the woods [View]
Source: CNN
Published: Monday, June 23, 2008.
Summary: The National African-American RVers Association is trying to build minority participation in camping. States including Washington and California have launched programs to get minorities interested in outdoor recreation including camping, and so has the National Park Service. Walk around a campground filled with black people and it's a lot like being in a campground filled with whites.

For many, fuel costs put hitch in RV plans [View]
Source: Tribune-Review
Published: Sunday, June 22, 2008.
Summary: Recreation Vehicle Industry Association. Skyrocketing prices for gasoline and diesel fuel, which runs about $5 per gallon, are forcing some who own recreational vehicles to change vacation plans. Many say they won't give up RV vacations, they will travel fewer miles and save money in other ways.

Fuel prices put a hitch in get-along for RVers [View]
Source: The Sacramento Bee
Published: Thursday, June 19, 2008.
Summary: High gas prices are only causing enthusiasts to stick closer to home or stay in one spot longer than usual, according to industry experts.Even though sales of RVs are dropping, people are still RVing. "Rentals are up 20 percent and campground bookings are up 5 to 15 percent, depending on the region," says Kevin Broom, spokesman for the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association.

RVs still sell, but journeys are shorter, rarer [View]
Source: Omaha World Herald
Published: Sunday, June 8, 2008.
Summary: Gas prices might be high but that isn't stopping RVers. Camp grounds report a burst of attendance despite the gas prices, crediting people sticking closer to home.

RVs keeping Diamond Lake busy: Resort owners say gas prices have campers staying closer to home [View]
Source: Messenger-Inquirer
Published: Thursday, June 5, 2008.
Summary: "We have 270 campsites," Smith said. "And we're going to be nearly full this weekend."

Campers stay close to home as gas price soars [View]
Source: Omaha World Herald
Published: Tuesday, May 27, 2008.
Summary: A rainy start didn't deter campers at Chadron State Park over the weekend. Camper registrations were more than 10 percent higher than during the same weekend last year.

There's no place like home show this weekend [View]
Source: The Bakersfield Californian
Published: Tuesday, May 27, 2008.
Summary: Are you a homeowner, an aspiring homeowner or an outdoor enthusiast feeling plagued and limited by the poor economy blues?

Campers find a nearby home away from home as gas prices rise [View]
Source: La Crosse Tribune
Published: Saturday, May 24, 2008.
Summary: AAA predicts 31.7 million Americans will travel by automobile, a 1 percent decrease from last year.

Paying a lot for gas, changing a little [View]
Source: Star Tribune
Published: Friday, May 23, 2008.
Summary: Ask people here and at other fill-up stops what they're doing to combat exorbitant gas prices this Memorial Day weekend and beyond, and the answer is a resounding, "Um, not much."

This year, vacationers fight fuel costs with fire [View]
Source: Times Union
Published: Friday, May 23, 2008.
Summary: Families are staying in campgrounds to save money on vacation travel.

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