Harvest Hosts, a membership program for recreational vehicle, or RV, owners in North America, has raised $37 million from Stripes, a New York-based private equity investor in consumer and software businesses.
Harvest Hosts, based in Vail, Colorado, offers overnight camping at hundreds of non-traditional locations. The scenic attractions include wineries, farms, golf courses, and museums in North America. Rather than stay at a wooded site with other campers, an RV would stay overnight at, say, Nebraska’s Golden Spike Tower — a renowned railyard.
“We’re connecting RVers with really unique small businesses all around the country,” said CEO Joel Holland. “It’s great because some of these off-the-beaten-path attractions are very interesting, but they got hit hard by Covid.”
Membership costs about $80 a year, without additional fees.
“The expectation is that the members…