Floor traffic at Mike Regan’s two RV (recreational vehicle) dealerships outside Austin, Texas, is up 30% compared with last May. And the reason is fear.

Cooped-up Americans desperate to get out after months of lockdowns are dreaming of doing something — anything — that resembles a vacation.

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