On the Road, Again

Americans are moving back into motor homes

Like their pioneer ancestors who traveled west in covered wagons, American vacationers hitting the roads this summer will take their beds with them. From Maine's Acadia National Park to Zion National Park in Utah and beyond, 7 million recreational vehicles will be on the road. They range from small folding trailers that barely accommodate four people and cost about $2,500 to sumptuous 30-ft. motor coaches that comfortably sleep six or more and are laden with microwave ovens, walnut paneling and air conditioners, all for a neat $87,000....

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