Camper show draws crowd
NEW ULM – Visitors from nearby states and across southern Minnesota toured 93 recreational vehicles (RVs) including A-frame, fold-down campers, ice fishing houses with bay and combination windows, two-story trailers with spiral staircases, cherry woodwork, gas fireplaces and oak floors this weekend at the New Ulm Civic Center.
Joe’s Camper Sales owner Joe Lamecker of New Ulm said the 20th annual show is the largest of its type in southern Minnesota and draws people from across the Upper Midwest.
“We’ve got lots of stuff and it’s selling at the show and in the store,” Lamecker said. “We’ve got the new large, Breckenridge RVs that can be used a permanent lake homes, 5th wheel trailers, RVs with slide-out kitchens with center islands. My son Jerry designed the show layouts.”
Accessories include a palm tree with green and brown-colored LED lights, multi-colored lighted globes, slip-on tow mirrors, RV vent covers and water filters, portable grills, rocking lounge chairs with lantern-holders, and folding safety steps.