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Summer Travel Forecast: Better, But No Blowout [View]
Source: Associated Press
Published: Friday, May 24, 2013.
Summary: The hunt for inexpensive vacations is helping companies that recreational vehicles, too. Traveling by RV means families don’t need to pay for hotels and can cook most of their meals. At El Monte RV, one of the country’s largest RV rental companies, summer bookings from domestic customers are up 20 to 25 percent compared with last year.

RV Comeback Drives Hiring Boom In Indiana Town [View]
Source: NBC Nightly News and NBC.com "The Daily Nightly"
Published: Thursday, May 23, 2013.
Summary: When you see an RV on the highway or in a campground, there's a good chance it came from this area of north-central Indiana: Almost half of RVs on the road today were made in Elkhart County. As the economy recovers, sales have come roaring back, rebounding 72 percent from 2009 to 2012.

Airstream 2 Go Offers RV Rentals With Retro Flair [View]
Source: Today.com (Travel)
Published: Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
Summary: Launched earlier this month, Airstream2Go.com offers the first-ever rentals of the distinctive “silver bullets” that have been icons of the highway for more than 80 years. “Everybody recognizes them,” said Al Hesselbart, historian at the Recreational Vehicle Hall of Fame and Museum in Elkhart, Ind. “If it’s a bright aluminum trailer with rounded curves, it’s got to be an Airstream.”

8 Ways To Hit The Road In An RV [View]
Source: CNN Money and Fortune Magazine
Published: Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
Summary: RV's are a $10 billion industry, with 80 manufacturers and 3,000 dealers. More baby boomers are moving into retirement, and buying an RV is one of the ways they reward themselves when they do.

Motor Home Sales Rise In Hopeful Economic Sign [View]
Source: MSN.com (Money)
Published: Monday, May 20, 2013.
Summary: If you find yourself on the road this Memorial Day weekend, you might want to keep track of the recreational vehicles you see. While not exactly a surefire economic bellwether, RV sales have been coming back after a disastrous recession for the industry, and they may be another indicator of a strengthening economy.

Camping On RV Lets You See The Nation [View]
Source: The Gazette, Colorado Spring, CO
Published: Monday, May 20, 2013.
Summary: Four years ago, Bill Turner came home from his job as a bank CFO and announced to his wife that he was tired of sitting at a desk crunching numbers. How did she feel about early retirement and full-time RVing?

Plug Into Comfort With An RV [View]
Source: The Bellingham Herald, Bellingham, WA
Published: Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
Summary: Yup, it's all about comfortable camping, and it's easy in Idaho where there are so many places to plug in your RV and enjoy fishing, boating and other activities. It's fun to explore places across the state and just take your home with you whether you have a tent trailer, pickup camper, trailer or luxury motorhome. RVs sure make traveling across the state a lot easier.

RVs: Past, Present and Future (Slideshow) [View]
Source: MSN.com (Auto)
Published: Tuesday, May 14, 2013.
Summary: A historical look at RVs through the years.

RV Dental Clinic To Help St. Martin Students [View]
Source: KATC Lafayette, LA
Published: Monday, May 13, 2013.
Summary: St. Martin Parish students are eligible for dental care through a mobile clinic that's scheduled to hit the roads this summer.

Schensul: Camping's Not Just Roughing It Anymore [View]
Source: NorthJersey.com
Published: Sunday, May 12, 2013.
Summary: In my recent sampling of campgrounds near the Jersey Shore, three out of four were places so full of activities and recreational possibilities that I couldn't help but think "Club Med in the Pines." I could see why some of the campers at these resorts were "seasonal," setting up trailers or park model accommodations and staying the entire summer. The industry has coined a new term for the phenomenon: destination camping. As in the campground is your destination, like, say, Sandals would be in Jamaica.

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