From House Car to Recreational Vehicle

1920's House Car

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There are two types of recreational vehicle (RV) people – those that rent an RV for vacation and those that sell the house and buy an RV.  Of course, buying an RV requires a greater and more permanent outlay of personal resources. So RV rental is a popular option.

In college, this writer and used to get a gang together and rent an RV for football road trips. Great fun.

For an interesting look back at RV’s through the years , have a look here.

So how did we get where we are today in the RV world? How did the recreational vehicle come about? Here’s what the venerable Smithsonian Institution has to say.

Have you ever rented an RV and taken a vacation on wheels? Please share your feedback in the comment section below.

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