Electric Outdoors


May 20, 2024

KOA’s Camping Report, The Dyrt’s Glamping Awards, Tesla’s Supercharger Network, and Other News

Here’s what you might have missed this week in outdoor, innovation, and EV news.

KOA’s Annual Report Shows Glamping Growth

Kampgrounds of America released its annual North American Camping & Outdoor Hospitality Report, and it shows a big uptick in camping across the board in 2023. A newer addition to the report is glamping, and KOA’s research shows that cabin camping and glamping was up 101% in the past year, with even more people saying they’re interested in trying it for the first time.

Read More (from RV Business)

BP Eyes Tesla’s Supercharger Network Amid Layoffs

Oil giant BP is reportedly looking to acquire Tesla Supercharger sites across the U.S. and is pledging $1 billion toward the expansion. Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently fired his Supercharger team with little explanation, incentivizing competitors in the EV charging space to step in and pick up the slack. 

Read More (from BNN Bloomberg)

…But Tesla Says Its Still Expanding

Despite the layoffs, Musk posted on X last week that Tesla is spending more than $500 million on expanding its Supercharger network in 2024. He did not specify how the company is planning to do this without the team previously in charge of the network. 

Read More (from Green Car Reports)

National Road Trip Day Is May 24

Road trip season is officially kicking off as we head into Memorial Day weekend, and if you’re not sure where to go to celebrate, AFAR lists 23 bucket-list road trips in the U.S. The list includes both shorter and longer routes spread across the country, so there’s something for every traveler.

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The Dyrt Names Best Places to Camp in 2024

Last week, campground finder app The Dyrt announced the winners of its annual Best Places to Camp awards. The list is split into six regions (Pacific, Mountain, Central, Midwest, Northeast, and Southeast) with 10 winners in each region. For the third year running, the company also named the top 10 places to glamp in the U.S., as part of its 2024 Glampy Awards.

Read More (from The Dyrt)


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