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Airstreams and Inflatable Pools: Inside the Cutthroat Staycation Economy

Product shortages, clogged supply chains, and stir-crazy parents have left companies scrambling to keep up with surging demand

Photo illustration: Dora Godfrey; image sources: Blanchi Costela/Getty Images, Airstream, Coleman, Intex

When stay-at-home orders forced Melissa Rooke, her husband, and two kids, ages four and eight, inside their Los Angeles home last…




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Jennifer Alsever

Jennifer Alsever

I write. Journalist and author of weird, but awesome young adult fiction.

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