|Above, The Beast at Circus Circus RV Park in Las Vegas. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
The general conception of a typical RVer is a retired couple with grey hair. But all that is changing according to WSFA.
WSFA/NBC -It's not just retirees hitting the road in an RV. A younger generation is driving sales with a travel trend that involves recreational vehicles.
Kyle Millard is 32 and is on his second RV. Millard grew up camping and takes his young family on the road every month in the summertime.
Millard said, "We picked one that has a bunk house system in the back, as well as an outside kitchen, so it’s something we can grow into family-wise."
A record 9 million U.S. households now own an RV according to the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association. The industry has traditionally relied on retirees to drive growth, but now younger buyers are getting behind the wheel.I bought my first RV at age 30. It was a Starcraft tent trailer (also called pop-up trailers).
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