Grab the family and plan an RV excursion for your next family trip. The nationwide storage space search website StorageCafe recently revealed the results of its study of the best destinations for RV travel for all ages.
RV travel is more popular than ever. Research from RV Industry Association shows there are 11.2 million households with RVs in the United States, up 64 percent over the last 20 years.
StorageCafe partnered with campground and RV park directory CampgroundViews to analyze 100 locations throughout the United States to find the best destinations for RV enthusiasts. Researchers looked at key metrics, including number of campsites; water, sewer and electricity hookups; WiFi access; air quality and grocery costs.
Southern states primarily make up the top destinations, with Colorado, Missouri, Oregon and Tennessee rounding out the top 20. Texas is among the most popular, with seven destinations in the top 20. Mountain destinations prove most desirable — Branson, Missouri; Hot Springs, Arkansas; and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, hold the top three spots.
Here are the top 10 destinations for RV travel:
- Branson, Missouri
- Hot Springs, Arkansas
- Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
- Zephyrhills, Florida
- Grants Pass, Oregon
- Rockport, Texas
- Gulf Shores, Alabama
- South Fork, Colorado
- Houston, Texas
- Fort Myers, Florida
Visit the website for a full list of findings.
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