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RV Industry Booms as Young Campers Come Aboard

But the Wall Street Journal has some warnings

(Newser) - Two of the biggest manufacturers of motor homes saw their shares rise to record highs last week, and the Wall Street Journal sees two big reasons: retiring baby boomers and a younger set of "glampers" who have embraced the lifestyle. Winnebago and Thor both saw strong sales of their... More »

Campgrounds Add Perks, Redefine 'Roughing It'

(Newser) - The purer pleasures of the outdoors don’t seem to be enough for some campers anymore, the New York Times reports. Increasingly, campgrounds are offering amenities like pizza delivery, air-conditioning, kiddie rides, and valet service to the delight of families and owners’ balance sheets. “The objective is to maximize... More »

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