TACO Survey Tracks Winter Texan Patterns
Seventy five percent of Winter Texans are eating out less, traveling shorter distances and implementing other cost-cutting measures this winter.
But while 54.9% of Winter Texans have shortened their winter visit, 45.1% are spending just as much time enjoying the Sunbelt as they normally do, according to the latest online survey by the Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO).
“This survey shows that camping and RVing are taking precedence over other expenses for most Winter Texans,” said Brian Schaeffer, TACO’s executive director and CEO.
The February survey, conducted through www.texascampgrounds.com, generated 499 responses, Schaeffer said. Among the survey’s other findings:
Winter Texans who have cut back their vacation time in Texas this year have done so to varying degrees.
Nearly half of Winter Texans typically spend the whole winter season in Texas.
Winter Texans have three primary travel patterns.
Most Winter Texans believe Texas parks have a competitive advantage over parks in other states.