Evelyn and Leo Carey never dreamed of buying an RV when they were raising kids and fully ensconced in the working world. But , according to a report in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Evelyn spied a small teardrop camper trailer about five years ago in the side yard of an art gallery in Wisconsin, and an idea was born.
“I fell in love with the shape of it,” she said. “It was so artsy and so cute.”
The skyrocketing sales are fueled by the 10,000 or so baby boomers who are turning 65 every day, plus a large band of fifty-somethings who are planning for an active or early retirement.