|Above, the Elk City KOA in Oklahoma. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
Is the current economy and high fuel prices are scaring off RVers from taking a RV trip or even buying an RV?
Well, apparently not. At least that's according to a research survey posted in RV Travel from Kampgrounds of America’s Monthly Research Report for June.
They begin with:
Rising fuel prices and the roller coaster economy don’t seem to be holding back campers or RV buyers this summer.
Kampgrounds of America’s Monthly Research Report for June found that 21.5 million camping households are planning a Fourth of July camping trip this year. That’s an 8.6% increase in campers over the July 4th holiday results in 2021. It should be noted that the KOA research covers all campers, and not just those camping at KOA campgrounds.
In fact, KOA’s research found many campers intend to extend their trips this Fourth of July holiday. More than one in four (26%) Fourth of July campers plan to camp the entire week before or after the holiday, while 27% indicate they will extend the weekend by one or two days.
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