Monday, June 2, 2008

RV Owners Seem To Be Toughing It Out

They're still packing campgrounds despite skyrocketing gas prices.

For Bill Loveland, enjoying a beautiful Sunday at Aces High RV Park in East Lyme, the joy of mobile home life far outweighs the price of gas - for now.

”When diesel hits $10 a gallon, I'll have to do some thinking, though,” he said. “Maybe at that point I'll have seen enough of the country I wanted to see.”

Loveland, a former manufacturing-company owner who lives in Durham, has been staying at various recreational vehicle parks around the country since his retirement, though this year he isn't wandering as far as he oversees the construction of a new home. He likes staying a while - a month or two at a time - to soak in the flavor of an area and enjoy a little peace and quiet.

”All the people are friendly,” Loveland said. “This is the way to go.” Read more...

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