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More Americans are taking up full-time residence in RVs, and the accomodations are more luxurious than ever

Amy Eckert for TIME

Joyce and Herbert Southgate, enjoy a moment together in the comfort of their RV..

Moving from a big house to a smaller one isn't the only way to downsize. Luxurious recreational vehicles, stocked with every possible modern convenience from Jacuzzis to wi-fi, are becoming full-time residences for a growing number of Americans. Some are retirees looking for a new adventure, others have jobs that keep them on the road and see RV living as a way to have a home life, and a few just crave the freedom of being on the go now that cell phones and the Internet allow people to work from almost anywhere.

According to Kampgrounds of America, which operates some...

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