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RV Vacations Appealing To Younger Demographic (Video) [View]
Source: CTV News
Published: Monday, June 8, 2015.
Summary: It's a home on wheels, complete with a bed, kitchenette and bathroom. Recreational vehicles bring the comforts of home on the road, making them a popular choice among vacationing retirees who have time to take the scenic route. But according to some industry experts, that's slowly changing. An increasing number of younger families are opting to hit the open road in an RV, according to Mark Boucher, of Fraserway RV.

RV Travelers Follow The Footprints Of Lewis And Clark [View]
Source: The Capital Journal
Published: Monday, June 8, 2015.
Summary: Where the Lewis and Clark expedition once moored their keelboats for a tense meeting with the Teton Sioux, a group of travelers stopped recently to learn more about that famous confrontation at the mouth of the Bad River. The group – made up of 38 travelers in 14 RVs – gathered afternoon at the Fischers Lilly Park in Fort Pierre to learn about the Lewis and Clark trail.

Vandy Baseball Families Rally Around RV [View]
Source: Tennessean.com
Published: Sunday, June 7, 2015.
Summary: Home base for Vanderbilt baseball families this season has been on six wheels, and it traveled to the Super Regional over the weekend. Jerry and Cheri Snider, parents of Commodores freshman pitcher Collin Snider, purchased an RV a year ago to follow their son on SEC road trips. But once they started parking it along Natchez Trace for home games and making regular treks to away games, it became the unofficial spot for Vanderbilt families to gather.

Chuck Botts Shares Travels In An RV in New Book [View]
Source: Broadway World
Published: Thursday, June 4, 2015.
Summary: Traveling in a small recreational vehicle can be an enjoyable experience, especially if you know what you are doing. An expert of such travel - a retiree and his wife who average more than 10,000 miles each year in their RV - share their experiences and tips in a new book packed with information. With more than 12,000 Baby Boomers retiring every day, the number of people traveling in an RV is expected to increase as well, with some hitting the road only during the best season, some going full time and others becoming snow birds, heading south in the winter and north in the summers.

RV Industry Predicts 'Robust Growth' To Continue Into 2016 [View]
Source: South Bend Tribune
Published: Wednesday, June 3, 2015.
Summary: The RV industry is only a few weeks into its summer selling season, but 2015 shipment totals are already expected to surpass last year. Industry officials are predicting the growth, driven by consumer demand, will continue well into 2016.

RV Shipments Predicted To Hit Record Levels In Next Two Years [View]
Source: The Elkhart Truth
Published: Wednesday, June 3, 2015.
Summary: Recreational vehicle shipments could hit new records in the next two years, industry leaders predict. RV shipments in the first quarter of 2015 were 7.9 percent higher than the same period in 2014, setting manufacturers on track to ship an estimated 380,000 units this year, according to a news release from the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association. That’s a 6.5 percent increase for the year over last year’s 356,735 units.

(Sales) RV Having Fun Yet ? [View]
Source: Radio Ink
Published: Monday, June 1, 2015.
Summary: I recently met with an RV dealer in southern Minnesota. He had been considering using small-market radio stations to sell his RVs. He had used radio before in larger markets and was skeptical about his results. After our conversation, he wasn't just thinking about radio anymore, I gave him an idea that convinced him that broadcast advertising was the best thing he could utilize to create new customers.

RV 2.0: Downsizing Helps New Generation Hit The Road (Video) [View]
Source: USAToday
Published: Friday, May 29, 2015.
Summary: The Jucy RV campervan, based on a Chrysler minivan, is part of a new generation of RV campers. Travelers, especially younger ones, favor smaller, more fuel-efficient vehicles over the trailers and motorhomes that have populated American roadways for decades. Rather than getting around in a condo on wheels, many road trippers are settling for a living room.

10 Summer RV Vacations For Retirees [View]
Source: US News And World Report Money
Published: Friday, May 29, 2015.
Summary: Memorial Day has passed, and that means it’s time for RV enthusiasts to get ready for their next summer adventure. “RVers are creatures of habit,” says Jennifer Schwartz, vice president of marketing for the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds. “They go back to the same place every year.” However, with so many great vacation spots, there’s no reason not to explore new stomping grounds this year. U.S. News talked to three RV travel experts to get their take on where you should travel in your RV this summer.

Inside The Ringbrothers’ Insane 900HP Party RV [View]
Source: HotRod.com
Published: Friday, May 29, 2015.
Summary: The Happy Camper started as a 1971 Winnebago Brave the Ringbrothers purchased at a Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, in 2014. It had plaid upholstery and wood paneling at the time and was cool in its own retro way, kind of like a mobile cabin.

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