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(April 17, 2018) -- Although it is undeniable that campgrounds remain popular among older white retirees, a growing number of diverse Millennials are venturing outside to sleep under the stars.

Where millennials are now shacking up

WASHINGTON — Although it is undeniable that campgrounds remain popular among older white retirees, a growing number of diverse Millennials are venturing outside to sleep under the stars.

Since 2014, Kampground of America (KOA) has measured an increase of six million new camper households in America, and in 2018, 45% of all camper households plan to increase their camping trips. Millennial families – defined as couples with children – form the most avid group of millennial campers with families planning on increasing their trips at a higher rate than single millennials, says the KOA.

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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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