RAPID CITY, S.D. — The Hart Ranch camping resort is 98% full in July. Many of those vacationers come in an RV. Recreational vehicles are getting more and more popular. According to the RV Industry Association, 430,000 campers were bought last year, up 15% from the year before.
“Lower gas prices, longer stays, closer to home, affordable travel,” said Tim Schnabel with the Hart Ranch Camping and RV Resort. “I think it’s kind of turned into a perfect storm, especially for the camping industry.”
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