Most popular types of camping trip in North America in 2015

Most popular types of camping trip in North America 2015 This statistic shows the most popular types of camping trips in North America in 2015. During the survey, 54 percent of the respondents said they typically went on weekend getaways.
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Share of respondents
Weekend getaways54%
A family vacation51%
Recreation*37%
Visiting friends or relatives27%
Back country14%
A reunion or group event14%
Shopping10%
Traveling cross-country10%
Church/city group camp7%
Casino/gambling7%
Summer camps**6%
Sporting events7%
Bike events6%
Boy scouts5%
Child-related events***5%
NASCAR or other racing events4%
Business3%
Share of respondents
Weekend getaways54%
A family vacation51%
Recreation*37%
Visiting friends or relatives27%
Back country14%
A reunion or group event14%
Shopping10%
Traveling cross-country10%
Church/city group camp7%
Casino/gambling7%
Summer camps**6%
Sporting events7%
Bike events6%
Boy scouts5%
Child-related events***5%
NASCAR or other racing events4%
Business3%
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This statistic shows the most popular types of camping trips in North America in 2015. During the survey, 54 percent of the respondents said they typically went on weekend getaways.
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Release date
April 2016
Region
Canada, United States
Survey time period
2015
Number of respondents
2,923 (total)
Special properties
U.S. and Canadian households
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
* Recreation includes boating, fishing and golfing.
** Summer camps includes 4-H or YMCA.
*** Child-related events includes sports.
Respondent base: United States: 2,418; Canada: 505.

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