The camping industry has seen some impressive growth since 2014, mostly due to the younger and more diverse camps only 23 percent of campers were Baby Boomers or older.
The estimate record annually is 7 million additional campers households in U.S since 2014, 77 percent of which are from these two groups. The Gen X range between the age of 39 and 54 ( born between 1965 and 1980) and millennial range between the age of 38 and 23 ( born between 1981 and 1996).
Camping has become increasingly popular among younger people, particularly millennials and Gen X-ers.
Millennial and Gen X-ers describes themselves as “life long” campers, where as new campers are still sharing their enthusiasm with one of every 20 households surveyed saying they camped for the first time this year. 54 percent said they preferred to go somewhere within 100 miles of where they lived not considering the 61 national park in the U.S.
These generations love camping so much in terms of fun and other varieties like happy memories, vacation, outdoors, exposures, and discovery of a new places around their neighborhood or outside the city.
Older generation don’t also have these feelings about camping, but these two groups the millennials and Gen X-ers are overwhelmingly acting upon their passion for the great outdoors and exposure.