Crowdsourced, mobile-friendly platform lets RVers, campers optimize outdoor experience
LAS VEGAS, NV – January 27, 2015 – Campendium, the web app that lets you find, review and virtually visit campgrounds, has announced the company’s official launch. Designed by young full-time RVers, Campendium helps users find the best campground for their unique needs in the the Continental United States. Whether a price-sensitive snowbird or a weekender seeking adventure, Campendium lets users find, review and virtually visit more than 21,000 campgrounds around America.
“Smartphones and tablets have improved multiple aspects of our lives, from business to play,” said Campendium CoFounder and President Brian Easterling. “By finally modernizing campground research, we’re helping people change their camping experience for the better. Our 900+ beta users have already reviewed more than 600 campsites, added 463 blog posts and over 1,500 photos. We’re excited to open Campendium to the public and further expand our services to the community.”
Camping in the United States is a billion dollar industry. 41 million Americans, or 14.1 percent of the population, went camping in 2013, according to the American Camper Report. The RV Industry Association estimates that 20 million RVers hit the road annually.
Campendium is the first platform to bring together disparate information from blogs, forums and desktop websites into a single mobile-friendly web app. Designed for modern RVers and tent campers, Campendium is a complete resource for researching camping trips, from RV parks to national parks to free dispersed camping on BLM land.
Features for the Modern Camper
Architected by young, full-time Airstreamers, Campendium is the go-to resource for campers in the United States. Campers can easily plan the perfect stay, share their experiences with the community and even figure out how good cell service will be. Features include:
- Searchable database of RV parks, public campgrounds and free campsites
- More than 30,000 campground images
- Filter by category, price, hookups, data connectivity, recreational opportunities, and discount clubs
- Community reviews, photos, blog posts and campground additions
- Campendium quality assures all campgrounds to make sure information is accurate and up-to-date
“Campendium is the quickest, most informative way to research great places to camp,” said Rich Luhr, publisher of Airstream Life Magazine. “The site reviews are thoughtful, unbiased and include information that real people actually need when evaluating a site. It’s easy to find recommendations and I love the way sites are linked to blog posts for additional detail.”
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Campendium is the complete campground research destination for modern RVers and tent campers. Covering RV parks, state- and national parks, National Forest locations and BLM land, Campendium provides outdoor lovers with all the information they need to make smart camping decisions. Visit us at Campendium.com, on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
Co-founder and President – Campendium, Inc.
brian (AT) campendium (DOT) com