Are you ready to enter the exciting world of owning an RV? An RV show is a great way to jump right into the RVing lifestyle! See all the new RV models, visit different floorplans, meet with other RV’ers, and truly get a sense of what type of RV you are interested in. To help give you an idea of the BEST RV shows this country has to offer this year, we have created your Top 4 RV Show Countdown. So mark your calendar and don’t forget your comfortable shoes and sunscreen!
#4: RV Super Saver Show, Fort Myers, FL
April 15-17, 2016
Number 4 on our list is found in sunny Fort Myers, FL. Come for a beach vacation and stay for the show! The 21st Annual RV Super Saver Show is one of the largest shows in Florida. This show is designed to bring you information on the latest in state-of-the-art RV technology, streamline designs, and parts and accessories available. The show is being held from April 15-17, 2016 and everything is FREE! Free parking and admission. There will be accessory vendors and RV dealers giving you the best savings of the season. This show is brought to you by the Florida RV Trade Association.
#3: Midwest RV Super Show, Elkhart, IN
August 4-7, 2016
Number 3 in the countdown is located in the RV capitol of the world in Elkhart, Indiana. The 61st Annual Midwest RV Super Show is the ultimate introduction to the latest and greatest in the RV world. Find the newest gadgets and must have accessories to trick out your RV! Be the one of the first people to see the new 2017 models and take advantage of special show pricing and clearance specials. Once you have seen all the shiny and new products the RV world has to offer, be sure to stay and take in some RV history at the RV/Motorhome Hall Of Fame museum. The show takes place from August 4-7, 2016.
#2: California RV Show, Pomona, CA
October 7-16, 2016
Number 2 on our list is the 64th Annual California RV Show. Located in beautiful Pomona, California this show really packs in a ton of fun and information. With 48 RV manufacturers and 20 California RV dealers, you will be sure to see every type of RV. This is a great place to explore the many floorplans that each manufacturer has to offer. With “how to” seminars and over 100 different vendor booths, you can learn to take care of your RV and find the latest and greatest accessories. And with live entertainment, 4 food courts and free farris wheel rides, there is fun to be had with the whole family. This show is brought to you by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association and takes place from Octorber 7-16, 2016.
#1: America’s Largest Show, Hershey, PA
September 14-18, 2016
And finally, (drumroll please), the NUMBER 1 RV Show on our list is none other than America’s Largest RV Show in Hershey, PA. Held every September, it is the first show in the country to debut manufacturers’ new products. The show is set up by manufacturers instead of dealers, making it different than other shows and easier to shop. There are 21 acres of RVs set up for you to explore! Looking for the newest and coolest accessory for your RV? You will be sure to find what you need through one of the many accessory vendors that are present at the show. There are also educational seminars from RV industry experts. The show is brought to you by the PA RV & Camping Association and will be open to the public from September 14-18, 2016. Learn more about America’s Largest RV Show.
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BEFORE you head to the show, download your FREE RV Buyers Worksheet to bring along with you for help keeping track of:
- The feature must haves that are important to you and your family
- Which brands or manufacturers you like
- Budgeting tools including a payment calculator resource
- Multiple well spaced pages with room for lots of your notes
- BONUS Resources: Trade-in values, tow vehicle ratings, and finance options
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