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What's 'Workamping?' A Guide To Downsizing And Embracing An RV Lifestyle

Category: RV Lifestyle
Source: Today.com (NBC)
Publish Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Summary: Here’s what "workampers" are not: They are not a merry band of retirees who trade work simply for a parking space for their RV. Here’s what they are: Anyone who combines part or full-time work with an RV lifestyle. In general, they get paid in two ways: They trade labor for a place to park their RVs, but they also earn minimum wage (sometimes more) for working in theme parks, campgrounds, national parks, dude ranches, at spring training — wherever seasonal work takes them. And while some "workampers" are working in retirement, others are in their mid-50s (the median age is 53) and haven’t retired at all.

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