According to a RV Industry Association (RVIA), RVing is getting more popular, and a new study reveals that there are 72 million Americans who intend to go on an trip in the coming year.& Insights report of the
Theseplan to take trips in an that they will rent, own, or borrow. This is an increase from the 61 million in a poll conducted a year ago. The latest survey indicates that the desire to explore the and the possibility of traveling with family and children are the main reasons for those who plan to in an .
While flexibility through remote work and school continues to be one of the top reasons for RV Industry Association Senior Director of Membership & Research Bill Baker., this new data shows that interest in exploring the is by far the number one reason for people wanting to take an trip,” said
“There has really been a shift in people’s priorities over the past year and their desire to get outside and experience the great, so it makes sense that more people are turning to as the best way to explore the .”
In the holidays, the study found that 76 percent of leisurehave plans to during the festive season (defined as Thanksgiving to New Year). A little more than one in eight respondents, or 18.5 million Americans, plan to go RVing in the season.
“continue to be an ideal way to to visit friends and family during the upcoming holidays,” continued Baker. “Whether visiting iconic destinations or serving as a guest-house-on-wheels, are the perfect way for millions of Americans to this season.”
The survey also revealed that half of the respondents plan to take more trips bythan they have previously. This includes 12 percent of respondents who will be making their first adventure in the next six months than they had previously.
Only five percent of the respondents plan to do lesstraveling in the coming six months than they had in the past.
The survey of 1,280 leisure Cairn Consulting has an associated margin of error of +/-2.74 percentage points.conducted by