A Look Back at a Great Year: Our Top 10 Posts for 2019

The National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) lists top ten posts from 2019.

As we make plans for another great year in the hospitality industry, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at some of our most popular posts from 2019. As you scroll through them, you’ll meet some of your fellow ARVC members, learn about what makes their parks so unique and maybe even pick up a few ideas for your own park!

1. Discover the secrets of our 2019 Awards of Excellence Winners’ success. 

These parks represent the best of the best of our industry. Learn how they deliver award-winning customer service. Think your park deserves an award? Call for nominations for the 2020 Awards of Excellence will open March 1. Learn more at arvc.org/awards.


2. Meet Jim Button, OHE of ARVC member-park Evergreen Campsites and Resort in Wild Rose, Wis. 

Jim’s campground has been in his family for over 35 years. Learn more about him and why he values his ARVC membership.


3. See the photo contest winners for our 2020 ARVC member calendar. 

These amazing photos from our 12 winners perfectly capture what it takes to make campers happy! Don’t forget, you can see these images throughout 2020 in your Member Calendar. Need another calendar for the year? Contact us at 303-681-0401.


4. Find out which three ARVC member-parks were voted into the top 10 in the USA TODAY Reader’s Choice poll for Best Luxury RV Resort. 

Learn more below about these parks to see what makes them rank among the best in the nation.



5. Welcome our newest members to the ARVC community.

Each month we ask our community to join us in extending a warm hospitality industry welcome to the new members who join ARVC. Our membership is growing and we can’t wait to see how much we can accomplish together in 2020! View our most recent members and see the link to their profiles by clicking below.


6. Revisit each issue of ARVC’s The Voice magazine from 2019.

Each issue is packed with business-building ideas, best practices, member news, updates about your exclusive member benefits and so much more!



7. Congratulate Anvil Campground on its 65th anniversary. 

Learn about one of the oldest operating parks in the country and how its roots date back to the restoration of Colonial Williamsburg.



8. Discover what it takes to green up your park by becoming a Plan-It Green Friendly Park. 

Find out how using energy-saving products, renewable energy power sources and employing other eco-friendly practices at your park can help protect our planet. While you’re at it, please join us in congratulating our two Plan-It Green Friendly Park Awards of Excellence winners for 2019: Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest in Harrisville, Pa. and Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve in Santee, Calif. They’re great examples of what it means to go green! Interested in joining the program? Visit arvc.org/Plan-It-Green.


9. Find out how much money you can save by taking advantage of the exclusive savings you’re entitled to as an ARVC member.

Our online Savings Calculator makes it easy to see how much you can save on the products and services you use to keep your park running smoothly. Curious to see what you could be saving? Visit arvc.org/savings.


10. Relive great memories from the Welcome Reception at our Outdoor Hospitality Conference & Expo (OHCE) in Knoxville, Tenn. 

To help kick off our conference, our new Elite Partner NewBook sponsored a magical evening on the outdoor terrace of the Knoxville Convention Center. As we reconnected with old friends and made new ones, we enjoyed food, drinks, a s’mores bar and live music. This is also a great reminder for you to make plans to attend OHCE 2020 on November 2-5 in Daytona Beach, Fla. Register now to take advantage of Early Bird pricing! Visit arvc.org/OHCE.



Thanks for joining us on this journey through some of the highlights of 2019. We’re looking forward to another successful year for our industry in 2020. Happy New Year from the ARVC team! Be sure to follow us on Facebook andTwitter and in each edition of ARVCNews throughout the year!