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There are 2305 news items available that were published prior to July 2016. Showing 341 through 350:

Baby Boomers And Adventuresome Seniors Fuel RV Revival [View]
Source: Fredericksburg.com
Published: Monday, August 17, 2015.
Summary: Evelyn and Leo Carey never dreamed of buying an RV when they were raising kids and fully ensconced in the working world. But about five years ago, Evelyn spied a small teardrop camper trailer in the side yard of an art gallery in Wisconsin, and an idea was born. “I fell in love with the shape of it,” she said. “It was so artsy and so cute.” Baby boomers and adventuresome seniors such as the Careys are driving the biggest resurgence in RV sales since the early 1990s. The industry has seen double-digit sales growth during the past three years, and this year, shipments of tow-behind travel trailers are expected to reach their highest levels.

Families, Retirees Flock Toward Recreational Vehicle Lifestyle [View]
Source: Tribune-Review
Published: Friday, August 14, 2015.
Summary: Rick Stotler has only owned a recreational vehicle for six months, and he's already hooked. “I fell in love with ‘RVing' really fast,” says the Penn Hills resident. The retired truck driver, who is single, had been contemplating buying a home in Florida. “But I've always been intrigued with staying mobile and being able to visit many locations,” he says. “That draw of going any place at any given time was more powerful than the draw of a home.”

Horner Lends Personal RV To Team Airgas-Safeway At Tour Of Utah [View]
Source: CyclingNews.com
Published: Friday, August 14, 2015.
Summary: “I’ve had RVs of one sort or another, probably since 2000 or something like that,” Horner told Cyclingnews this week at the Utah start in Logan. “So the last 15 years I always have an RV of some kind because you can literally go wherever you want. You pitch the awning, you pull out some chairs and you can train at altitude, you can train at sea level at the beach, wherever you want to be.”

The Basics Of No-Stress Camping For The Whole Family (Video) [View]
Source: Today.com NBC
Published: Friday, August 14, 2015.
Summary: Hoda and cohost Meredith Vieira gather around the campfire with Kim Orlando, CEO of travelingmom.com, to talk about the must-haves for a camping trip that will keep the kids happy and your stress low. She shows them the genius invention of a QuickPitch pop-up tent, fun and organic ways to keep mosquitoes at bay, and offers tips to find a great camping spot in your neck of the woods.

RV Sales Are Back In Gear [View]
Source: Fredericksburg.com
Published: Friday, August 14, 2015.
Summary: It’s travel season, and sales at Safford RV are almost back to pre-recession levels. Staff at the Thornburg dealership have been selling two to three travel trailers and motor homes a day. Over a recent weekend, they had contracts on 17. “It’s buyer confidence,” said sales manager Mike Richards. “This is a luxury item. People don’t need an RV. If our sales are doing well, the economy in general is doing well.”

St. Louis Fall RV Show And Sale Planned [View]
Source: The Edwardsville Intelligencer
Published: Friday, August 14, 2015.
Summary: The 26th annual St. Louis Fall RV Show and Sale returns to the St. Louis Outlet Mall (formerly the St. Louis Mills) in Hazelwood, Missouri, on September 11, 12, and 13. The show is sponsored by the Midwest Gateway RV Dealers Association.

Wander Through A Forest Of Mobile Kitsch At Renninger's Vintage RV And Antique Show This Weekend [View]
Source: Orlando Weekly
Published: Thursday, August 13, 2015.
Summary: Long before customizing your ride caught on with the kids, wise old drifters started tricking out their campers and RVs with little touches to make their homes-on-the-go a little more homey. This weekend, Renninger’s hosts a gathering of vintage RV and camper enthusiasts for a weekend of glamping – that’s glam camping, for those of you who don’t know

Why Zappos' CEO Lives in a Trailer, and 13 Other Things You Don't Know About Him (Video) [View]
Source: ABCNews.com
Published: Thursday, August 13, 2015.
Summary: The 41-year-old CEO of online shoe company Zappos could live in any multi-million dollar mansion he pleases. But he chooses to live in a 240-square-foot trailer that costs less than $1,000 per month in downtown Las Vegas. “I love it at night here. There's campfires going. All these lights ... sometimes musicians playing music, just jamming together, people cooking. I really like the unpredictability and randomness of it," he said.

2,500 Mile RV Trip Through Canada Is Spectacular [View]
Source: The Daily Journal
Published: Monday, August 10, 2015.
Summary: Having only returned three weeks ago from a three-week, nearly 2,500-mile RV trip through British Columbia and Alberta — Canada's two western-most provinces — it is difficult to not be in awe of the sheer beauty nature provides there.

2015 Midwest RV Super Show Sees Best Attendance Since Recession, Organizers Say [View]
Source: The Elkhart Truth
Published: Monday, August 10, 2015.
Summary: The 60th annual Midwest RV Super Show last weekend saw its highest attendance since before the Great Recession, organizers say. The event, held Thursday, Aug. 6, through Sunday, Aug. 9, drew more than 4,200 people to the RV/MH Hall of Fame to browse about 300 new travel trailers and motorhomes, said Matt Rose, director of recreation vehicles for the Recreation Vehicle Indiana Council.

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