Forbes: Millennials Creating ‘New Reality’ for RVs

Discard your holiday sentiments and the stereotypical image of RV owners like “Cousin Eddie,” the back-woods, beer-swilling flatulence machine portrayed by Randy Quaid in the movie Christmas Vacation. According to Forbes, here’s the new reality: Experience-craving millennials are helping fuel an unprecedented boom in sales of recreational vehicles, giving a cool sheen to the itinerant life, and […]

California State Park is Overwhelmed by Crowds

The weather is so balmy and people are in such a mood to head outdoors that Joshua Tree National Park is overwhelmed with crowds. And, according to The Sun, officials are actually trying to discourage people from visiting the popular high desert park near Palm Springs this weekend — or to come early and plan ahead, if […]

RVIA: Shipments Climb 19.6% for Nov., 17.8% YTD

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) November survey of manufacturers found RV wholesale shipments finished at 41,451, an increase of 19.6% from the 34,670 units shipped last November. November 2017 shipment total is the best November on comparable record. RV wholesale shipments have reached 468,383 through 11 months of 2017, up 17.8% compared to the 397,721 […]

Tents For Troops Seeks Additional Campgrounds

Tents For Troops, a Washington-based non-profit that has offered free RV park and camping sites to active duty military personal for over eight years, is looking for more parks to join its program. According to a press release, the Tents for Troops program started with just one single park, Toutle River RV Resort in Castle Rock, […]

NERVDA Finalizes 3 Locations for Reese Training

The New England RV Dealers Association (NERVDA) has finalized three dealer locations for Reese towing products training, according to a press release. In cooperation with the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) TnT technician training programs, NERVDA continues its training program. The dates and dealer locations for this training are listed below: Jan. 30, at Long View […]

Kelly Blue Book: Car Sales to Fall 7% in December

New-vehicle sales are expected to decline 7% year-over-year to a total of 1.57 million units in December 2017, resulting in an estimated 17.6 million seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), according to a press release from Kelley Blue Book.   “December should be the biggest sales month of the year, and despite our expectations for significant […]

Florida Parks & Campgrounds Recover From Irma

Campgrounds in the Florida Keys are still working to open after the devastation of Hurricane Irma, according to a press release from the Florida Keys visitor’s website Many Keys’ campgrounds have reopened for RVs. Of the Keys’ significant RV resorts, Fiesta Key in the Upper Keys has reopened though it is not operating with full services. […]