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Tourist courts and cabin camps in Kansas

Tourist courts and cabin camps in Kansas

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Published by University of Kansas, School of Business in Lawrence .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Stillman P. Vincent.
SeriesKansas studies in business ;, no. 23
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 87/4174 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination52 p.
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2507980M
LC Control Number87893334

Hot-Springs and Geysers. Before that, tourists who couldn't afford to stay in a hotel either slept in their cars or pitched their tents in fields alongside the road. Sleeps 6. This was not an issue in an era where the major highways became the main street in every town along the way and inexpensive land at the edge of town could be developed with motels, car dealerships, fuel stations, lumber yards, amusement parks, roadside diners, drive-in restaurants, theaters, and countless other small roadside businesses. With the single exception of The Widow Baker, the contents of the book are studies of character and scenery in the Far West. Barber says, "although these were people who probably didn't have secondary country residences.

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While some modern amenities such as wi-fi or flatscreen TV may appear in the newly restored rooms, exterior architecture and neon highway signage is meticulously restored to original designs. The manager rode the running boards to show guests to their cabins. Most of the words we use for our hinterland retreats are suitably rustic and modest, but just because they come close to being synonymous in the dictionary doesn't mean you can trot them back and forth across the country and treat them as all-purpose lingua franca. See our camp specific web pages to find out exact ages for each program. The preference for the word cabin ranged from 85 per cent in Newfoundland and 72 per cent in the Vancouver-Victoria area to zero in Toronto. Sleeps 6.


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Highways nationwide. Boberg notes that camp is also a popular word in New England and may have simply migrated across the border, but he can't explain Northwestern Ontario's outlier position.

Some motels were demolished, converted to private residences, or used as storage space while others have been left to slowly fall apart. They were arranged in attractive clusters or a U-shape. The smaller, non-chain motels had difficulty competing with the large national chains under these circumstances.

Cabin, Cottage or Camp?

It is a beautiful space that we urge groups to use for Tourist courts and cabin camps in Kansas book prayer during their stay. In some cases, loosely-knit ownership chains such as Travelodge and referral Tourist courts and cabin camps in Kansas book such as Quality Courts, founded in by seven motel operators as a non-profit referral system were converted to franchise systems.

Quality Courts became Quality Inn[15] abandoning its former co-operative structure to become a for-profit corporation, use shareholder capital to build entirely company-owned locations, and require its members to become franchisees, while Best Western retained its original member-owned status as a marketing co-operative.

It was demolished in However, each home was as unique as their owners. Each unit contains 2 separate cabins, which each sleep 10 people in sturdy bunk beds.

They may understand what you think you're referring to, but that doesn't mean they want to hear the Southern Ontario norm being imposed on their particular patch of idealized nature. Soda fountain drinks and candy can be sold during a retreat so that snacks are one less thing to worry about.

The modern campgrounds of the s and s provided running water, picnic grounds, and restroom facilities. Before long, small-time motor courts were rendered obsolete by chains like Holiday Inn that began to blur the distinction between motels and hotels.

The usually single-story buildings for a roadside motel or cabin court were quick and simple to construct, with plans and instructions readily available in how-to and builder's magazines.

International programs offered, too. These were called auto camps. During the Great Depressionlandholders whose property fronted onto highways built cabins to convert unprofitable land to income; some opened tourist homes. While some modern amenities such as wi-fi or flatscreen TV may appear in the newly restored rooms, exterior architecture and neon highway signage is meticulously restored to original designs.

While families learned to breeze through these rest-stops that multiplied along the highways of postwar America, many of the owners settled in for a life's work. Some franchise contracts restricted the franchisee's ability to sell the business as a going concern or leave the franchise group without penalty.

Tires, gasoline, and most of all -- leisure time -- were at a premium. The files of the FBI are loaded with instances of gangsters who have hidden out in unregulated tourist camps, while officers combed the country for them.

Built early in Camp Wood's history as a home for the camp director, this cozy cabin offers a kitchen, living room with pull-out couch, a private bathroom and a large bedroom with two full beds.

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Now, as the interstate system is largely completed, few people go out of their way to find roadside motels. Often the building's design, as traditionally little more than a long row of individual bedrooms with outside corridors and Tourist courts and cabin camps in Kansas book kitchen or dining hall, left it ill-suited to any other purpose.

International locations, too. When Charles Boberg, a professor of linguistics at McGill University, conducted the North American Regional Vocabulary Survey from tohe asked respondents what word they would use to describe "a small house in the countryside, often by a lake, where people go on summer weekends.

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