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South Florida’s parks full as camping makes a comeback

(Jan. 12, 2018) -- At C.B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines, you have to call a year in advance if you plan to stay over for an extended period in a recreational vehicle.

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. — At John Prince Park in Lake Worth, would-be campers are routinely turned away because there is no space.

At C.B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines, you have to call a year in advance if you plan to stay over for an extended period in a recreational vehicle.

Camping in recreational vehicles is making a big comeback after declining from its peak in the ‘70s, with both retirees and millennials getting into the RV lifestyle, industry leaders say. Approximately 500,000 vehicles were shipped to dealers nationwide in 2016, the most recent figures available.

Read the full story from Sun Sentinel.

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About Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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