CA: As RVs regain popularity, younger fans seek out ways to rent their joyride

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Somewhere in Colorado, between the Grateful Dead concert at Red Rocks and the drive through Telluride, Mike Lawson and his son, Nainoa, became converts to the #GoRVing movement.

It wasn’t a change Lawson, 49, ever expected to make. Like many Gen Xers, he once viewed recreational vehicles as dinosaurs from the pre-recession era. Then he began to enjoy a fully stocked camper van with solar power, bedding, stove, running water, refrigerator and more.

“Wherever you end up at the end of the day, a parking lot, a river, the forest, you can just stop and spend the night, cook dinner, have a campfire, sleep, get up and go,” said Lawson, who designs and builds furniture and houses.

Read the full story from The Los Angeles Times.

Rebecca Smith

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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