Venture Stratus SR261VRK receives RV Pro Best of Show

SHIPSHEWANA, Ind. — RV Pro magazine editor Bradley Worrell recently named Venture Stratus SR261VRK a 2018 Best of Show award winner, from among hundreds of new RVs at the Elkhart Open House. The award encompasses segments from entry-level to luxury.

“This validates everything that’s gone into this ultra-lite travel trailer, designed with young RVer families in mind,” said Dave Boggs, general manager. “Stratus is different and that’s the idea. The bright-colored exterior draws you in, and the interior feels urban. We were going for the wow that just keeps going – wow, a huge stainless steel sink! Wow, mixed light and dark cabinetry! Wow, clever hidden storage! Walk-in pantry! Doggie tie-down! On and on.”

RV Pro echoed Boggs’ sentiments. “We see a lot of RVs, so we’re looking for innovation, quality and unexpected extras. Surprise us!” said Travis Pryor, managing editor. “Stratus SR261VRK is definitely all that. The lighter interior works well with the bright exterior. And we love all the storage areas – the cabinet-end cubby, the flip-up seat, the hollow end table, the stow-and-go dinette storage bins, the hidden shelves by the bed – it’s a really upscale touch. You can tell someone was certainly thinking when they put this great little unit together.”

“Stratus fills the niche between Sonic and SportTrek,” Boggs continued. “With six floorplans, it has eye-candy appeal, plus all the technology you need to stay plugged in. We’re pleased that RV Pro agrees. And it’s affordably priced, with MSRP for the 5,850-pound SR261VRK from $30,000.”

For more information, contact Boggs directly at (260) 768 2020, or A link to the Stratus landing page follows: Venture RV, a division of KZ Recreational Vehicles, is headquartered in Shipshewana, Indiana. For more information concerning Venture RV and its lines of travel trailers, including Sonic, Stratus and SportTrek, please visit, or call (888) 829-6320.

SOURCE: Venture RV 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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