Don’t Build a Campground in My Town? Let’s Reconsider

The Misconceptions of Campgrounds

Greetings, fellow townsfolk, entrepreneurs, and those with a hankering for s’mores and starry skies. Today, we’re diving into the contentious topic of campgrounds. Yes, you heard right – those havens of holidaymakers, those dens of RV dwellers, those…well, you get the picture.

Economic Benefits of Campgrounds

As a full-service CPA and avid RV enthusiast, I’ve seen how campgrounds can breathe life into communities. And I’m not just talking about the smell of bacon wafting from a campfire at dawn (though that’s a definite plus).

Tackling Traffic Concerns

And let’s not forget traffic. No, not the kind that makes you late for yoga class. Campers typically avoid rush hours, revolving around checkout times in the late morning and arrival times in the early afternoon. It’s like they have an aversion to honking horns and gridlock – go figure!

Modern Camping: A Glamorous Affair

Now, I know what you’re thinking. “But what about all those campfires polluting our air?” Fear not, my environmentally-conscious friends. The world of camping has evolved faster than you can say ‘marshmallow’. Modern campgrounds often offer glamorous alternatives like portable gas fire pits, keeping smoke and bad odors at bay.

Unseen Contributions of Campgrounds

And the benefits don’t stop there. Campgrounds contribute to the local economy in ways you might not have considered. Accommodation costs alone, ranging from $75 to $150 per night, make a considerable financial contribution. Plus, the construction of a campground involves significant investment, creating jobs and boosting our economy.

Embracing the Bigger Picture

So, before we dismiss the idea of a campground in our town, let’s consider the bigger picture. We’re not just talking about a place for people to pitch a tent. We’re talking about an opportunity to support local businesses, encourage job growth, and provide residents with additional recreational options.

The Verdict

In conclusion, let’s embrace the multifaceted benefits that campgrounds bring. Because there’s more to life than business, and there’s definitely more to campgrounds than tents and toasted marshmallows.

Now, who’s up for some glamping?

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Donna Bordeaux, CPA with Campground Accounting

Creativity and CPAs don’t generally go together. Most people think of CPAs as nerdy accountants who can’t talk with people. Well, it’s time to break that stereotype. Lively, friendly, and knowledgeable can be a part of your relationship with your CPA, as demonstrated by Donna and Chad Bordeaux. They have over 50 years of combined experience as entrepreneurial CPAs. They’ve owned businesses and helped business owners exceed their wildest dreams. They have been able to help businesses earn many times more profit than the average business in the same industry and are passionate about helping industries that help families build great memories.

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