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There are 2369 news items available that were published prior to October 2016. Showing 411 through 420:

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.

Retiring Baby Boomers, Improved Economy Drive Up RV Sales [View]
Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Published: Sunday, August 9, 2015.
Summary: If you're seeing a lot of travel trailers and motor homes on the highway these days, it's more than a sign of summer. For the first time in a decade, the recreational-vehicle industry is poised to break production records. RV manufacturers are expected to ship 380,000 units this year, up 6.5% from 2014 and nearing the previous peak, set in 2006 before the recession. That's good news for Wisconsin dealerships and some manufacturers, as the state ranks 13th in the nation for receiving shipments of travel trailers and motor homes. The spending strength of baby boomers craving the RV lifestyle gets much of the credit.

Roadtrip: RV There Yet? [View]
Source: Sun Sentinel
Published: Thursday, August 6, 2015.
Summary: Elkhart, Indiana is a nice town you're likely to pass by on the Interstate if you're driving to Chicago from the east. Anyone who has ever played a wind instrument will probably recognize the town's name as the same one engraved in the bell of their Conn trumpet or on the label of their Selmer clarinet. Elkhart also has many recreational vehicle manufacturers and is known as the RV Capital of the World (maybe even the Universe, so take that, Pluto). It seems only appropriate, then, that they would be home to the RV/MH Hall of Fame (the RV stands for recreational vehicle and the MH is for manufactured home).

Industry Leaders Honored At 2015 RV/MH Hall Of Fame Induction [View]
Source: The Elkhart Truth
Published: Wednesday, August 5, 2015.
Summary: Leaders from the recreational vehicle and manufactured housing industry gathered Monday to honor those whose innovations and dedication have left a mark on their industries. About 350 people attended a ceremony Monday, Aug. 3, to induct 10 people into the RV/MH Hall of Fame.

Luxury-Loving Baby Boomers Driving RV Revival [View]
Source: Herald and News
Published: Wednesday, August 5, 2015.
Summary: 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.

Midwest RV Super Show Comes To Elkhart’s RV/MH Hall Of Fame This Weekend [View]
Source: The Elkhart Truth
Published: Wednesday, August 5, 2015.
Summary: Looking for a new RV? Dealers will be showing off the latest models this weekend at one of the area’s largest RV shows. The 60th annual Midwest RV Super Show kicks of Thursday, Aug. 6, at the RV/MH Hall of Fame, 21565 Executive Parkway. This is the first RV show in the country where the 2016 models will be available to the public, according to a news release from the Recreation Vehicle Indiana Council.

Summer RV Travel Tips (Video) [View]
Source: KVLY-TV, Fargo, North Dakota
Published: Wednesday, July 29, 2015.
Summary: They're on their 16th consecutive summer RV road trip! They've seen 48 states over the years and driven over 100,000 miles. Travelers, Brad and Amy Herzog, shared with us summer RV travel tips.

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