First Gander RV sales location opens in Kenosha

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gander Outdoors, formerly known as Gander Mountain, is now open in Kenosha, Wisconsin. A special grand opening event is planned for June 16 at 6802 118th Avenue, exit 344 off Interstate 94. The 87,000-square-foot location is one of the retailer’s 10 planned facilities in the state and the first Gander Outdoors location nationwide to offer retail RV sales to customers, featuring an assortment of travel trailers, fifth wheels and motorhomes.

The grand opening will kick off at 9 a.m. with free pastries and coffee in the morning, and hot dogs and chips provided by a local Boy Scout Troop from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Family fun includes opportunities for children to paint a lure 11 a.m.-2 p.m.and build a duck call from 1-3 p.m.

The event includes storewide savings on a huge assortment of products and fantastic giveaways with customers receiving a gift with purchase and drawings for gift cards throughout the day, while supplies last. Experts on fishing, hunting, boating and more will be available to assist with customers inquiries and purchases.

“We are excited to launch the Gander RV Sales division at Gander Outdoors, and Kenosha, Wisconsin, is the perfect site to offer this new concept,” said Marcus Lemonis, chairman of Camping World, which owns Gander Outdoors. “We are so thankful for the customers shopping with us for their outdoor and sporting needs and the initial feedback from the community has been fantastic. We look forward to expanding and continuing to provide a one-stop outdoor destination with the best customer service.”

For more information about Gander Outdoor, visit

SOURCE: Gander Outdoors press release

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt has been a writer/editor for more than 25 years, working in law enforcement, aviation, supply chain and the RV industry. She's not a stranger to RVs, however. She grew up camping, and still camps as many weekends as she can every year. She is the owner of In Good Company Communications and can be reached at

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