Ten Fun Facts About RV’s

Ten Facts about RV’s you didn’t know

  1. The term RV wasn’t actually coined until the 1960’s.  Before that they were referred to as campers or travel trailers.
  2. The first motorized campers were built in 1910 and were called “auto campers” or “camping trailers”.
  3. April is consistently the most popular month for camping; followed by August, September, June and July.
  4. The average age of RV owners is 48.
  5. 1 out of 10 vehicle owning households in the United States owns an RV. That’s 8.9 million households in the U.S.
  6. There are more than 12,000 RV related businesses in the United States today.
  7. Over 60 % of RV’s manufactured in the states are manufactured in Elkhart, IN.
  8. There are about 16,000 private and public campgrounds in the United States available for visitors to enjoy.
  9. The most expensive RV comes in at a whopping $3 million, manufactured by an Austrian company called Marchi Mobile.
  10. The smallest RV in existence is called the “Cramper”. Take a look here. http://gas2.org/2013/06/08/worlds-smallest-rv-all-hail-the-cramper/

 

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