Manufacturers of recreational vehicles, a made-in-America symbol of money and luxury, expect to sell 7.5 percent more RVs to dealers this year.
Kampgrounds of America Inc. didn’t kick back and rest on its laurels as it marked its 50th birthday in 2012. The Billings-based company marked the milestone by adding 18 locations to its 489-campground system in North America.
In days mostly past, a camper would walk into the wilderness, pitch a canvas pup tent and catch a string of trout for dinner.
When summer weather finally arrived in late June, it took a few days before weather-weary Montanans could trust that their travel plans would not be spoiled by cool temperatures and soggy campgrounds.