What year is cited as the beginning of the RV industry as we know it?
1910! As you may know, Ford’s Model T was released all the way back in 1908 — which, reality check, is already 120 years ago — and the first RVs weren’t too much later to arrive. David Woodworth, Al Hesselbart, and Roger White, America’s leading RV historians, cite 1910 as the beginning of the RV industry as we know it.
What is a grey water tank?
The grey tank holds the dirty water from your RV shower and the kitchen sink.
How many American households own an RV?
9M! According to the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association, approximately 8.9 million households in the United States own an RV. That’s just slightly more than one RV for every resident of New York City! (Not that they could all find a parking spot…)
What is the most popular type of RV purchased?
Travel trailers! According to a 2018 review, half of RVs purchased were travel trailers with fifth-wheel trailers being a close second.
Where are most RVs made?
Indiana! 60% of RVs are built in Elkhart, Indiana
What is “boondocking”?
Camping “off the grid” with no hookups!
What is the most visited National Park?
The Great Smoky Mountains had 12.5 Million visitors in 2019!
What is the average price of a Class B or C motorhome?
The average price of Class C and Class B motorhomes retail anywhere from $100,000 to $150,000
Roughly how many people in the United States go RV camping each year?
Roughly 40 million people in the United States go RV camping every year!
What percentage of RV travelers bring their pets with them when they travel?
About 54% of RV owners bring their pets with them when they travel.