b'Rubys Inn was founded in 1916, making it one of the oldest, continuous family-owned parks in the country. While the park has RV sites, it also feature cabins and teepees.going to these different iconic lo- RVparkandcampground.TheHesaidasthecurrenttrendsDeccio also sees more Millenni-cationsthroughoutthesouth- company has about 25 full-timedictate,theyarelookingtoaddals traveling and camping in style.west. employeeswithathree-personsome family-style cabins.We see a lot of camper vans, The 300 camping sites includemanagement team.Theres a demand from fami- heconcluded.Ithinkthislast RVsites,tentspaces,campingWe have mostly work camperslies traveling, he said. The wholeseasonsbeencrazywiththe cabinsandtraditionalNativethat work for us, Deccio added. VRBO and Airbnb market has justcamper vans and they are new. In AmericanteepeesfromSecretHe shared that 2022 was a veryexploded. Part of that is becausetalking to the campers, weve had Creek.good year, with the park up aboutpeoplewantaccommodationsto help maybe educate more peo-Werethefourthgeneration3% over 2021.that are bigger than a hotel room.ple this year on how to RV because running or operating the companyWe had a really good fall, heYou combine that with the camp- theydontknowhowtodump but the owners are all third gener- detailed. We did raise our pricesing experience, and you need totheir tanks. They dont know how ation,andRubywasmywifesa little bit this year and that helpedhave camping cabins that are bigto hook up to the water and just great-grandfather, said Deccio. with the inflation. We do a little bitenough to accommodate families.little things like that. Today, there are over 700 roomsof dynamic pricing, so that helpedThats hopefully on the horizon forTo learn more, visit www.bryce-available at the lodge/inn, plus theas well.us. canyoncampgrounds.com WCM WOODALLSCM.com April 2023 37'