Thursday, May 22, 2008

Rising gas prices fuel concern; RV owners hit hard by cost

Before Dan MacKinnon and his wife, Nancy, followed the snowbirds to Lakeland, Fla., for the winter, they looked around for a summer place in New Hampshire. But with prices running $500 to $600 a week for a rental, they decided to buy a camper.

Yesterday, the MacKinnons were out working at their campsite at Mill Brook RV Park to get a jump-start on summer.

Although most other campers will not arrive until Memorial Day weekend, the MacKinnons have already unpacked, planted flowers, spread cedar mulch around their site, and hung a new, bright red feeder for the hummingbirds.

The camper is bolted down because one thing the MacKinnons don't do anymore is drive it.

"We just drive the car, and these days, that's enough," Dan MacKinnon said, wincing at what it costs to just fill the car's gas tank.
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