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MARVAC LogoThe American Dream was alive and well Sunday (March 22) at the Perani Arena and Event Center in Flint, Mich.

M.Live.com reported that hundreds of people attended the last day of the 38th Annual Flint Camper and RV Show organized by the Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC).

Most of the attendees seemed to have one thing in common: the desire to hit the great wide open after a long Michigan winter.

“Americans have this pioneer-like attitude to break a trail just like our forefathers,” said Bill Sheffer, show director. “They don’t want to fly over it. They want to drive through it.”

Attendees had a host of choices on how to travel, with more than 80 recreational vehicles on display at the show ranging from $7,000 to $100,000.

“There are so many different options, from rustic camping to the high-end luxury,” Sheffer said.

Folding campers, motorhomes, toy haulers, travel trailers and fifth wheels covered the arena’s floor. Some RVs were built with a minimalist theme, while others boasted fold-out porches, plasma screen televisions and outdoor kitchens.

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