The 40th Annual Idaho RV Supershow runs through today at . During the show, attendees will find all kinds of rigs, from sprinter vans to and even RVs that look better than most homes.
According to a report, the pandemic has caused an increase in the demand for RVs that don’t just aid people in their travels but also provide a secure way for people to explore while enjoying their own space.
“I think people thought about, work, and even living in RVs, so we have created all kinds of new demographics of customers during this pandemic,” said Scott Anderson, the president of the Treasure Valley Association who puts the show together. “It has just been a boon for the industry.”
The report also mentioned Grapevine 7 INC RV Resorts that operates in Mountain Home, the Treasure Valley, and McCall. The local business said that the rise in RVs is making it more difficult for RVers to find places to park their rigs, and they don’t have many spaces available most of the time.
“We refer people to our competitors and other people in the industry trying not to leave them out there just hanging,” said owner Daniel Freedman. “But at the same time, there is still a need for more spaces in the Treasure Valley.”
He also noticed that a younger generation is embracing this lifestyle in an industry historically heavily dominated by older people.
Anderson said that problems with theand demand led to a shortage of recreational . He believes that the industry is catching up but thinks it’s a different story regarding parts and other supplies.
Those who want to try RVing can visit the show at. Prospective owners can begin exploring the many options available at the 40th show for only five dollars to enter. The show happens through today, Monday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.