RV History | Fun Facts About One of America’s Greatest Icons

  When it comes to RV history, there was the Hunt Housecar, the Model 'T' Telescope Apartment, and the Kozy Kamp Tent Trailer that created America's fascination for luxury camping. Decades later, RVs captivated American audiences in big Hollywood films like “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” that brought gut-busting laughter to movie goers around the globe. While comedic greats helped popularize RV adventures, our fascination with RV history is about jumping into what is essentially a small home on wheels, and piloting our own course through the countryside goes way back. According to RV historians, 1910 is cited as the birth of the RV industry with the invention of “auto campers” and “camping trailers.” Up until that point, people traveled by [...]