For many, camping is a warm weather hobby. When the temperatures drop and rain turns to snow, you might call it quits until spring. You have a few options for storing your RV during the winter – which works best for you? Learn the pros and cons of the most common ways to store your RV, along with tips to protect your RV through the harsh winter weather.
Before you hit the road, there’s a critical part of RV ownership that you must know: how to pack efficiently. RV packing is a unique skill that RV owners develop over their years of use – especially owners of smaller RVs. It’s not enough to just learn what you need and don’t need; the best packers also know how to make the most of every inch of their RV. If you’re looking for tips to maximize your RV space, read our RV packing tips to learn helpful tips for your next trip.
The point of any camping trip is to get out and enjoy the outdoors! And whether you prefer to spend your time hiking, fishing, or doing something else, that means you need delicious food to refuel and get the most out of your trip! But cooking in an RV or at the campfire is unique – so you need good recipes that are designed for the road. We found some of the best websites for family camping recipes! Check them out and find your new favorite meal around the campfire or in your RV’s kitchen.
Camping is all about enjoying the outdoors and finding time to relax away from our typically busy lives. When you really want to disconnect, the best way to do it is dry camping. Also called “boondocking,” dry camping is when you take your RV somewhere away from the typical stations and hook-ups of designated campgrounds.
Without the amenities of the campground, it’s important to know how best to conserve your water and electricity to fully enjoy your trip without running into problems, especially if you’re traveling with pets. Read our RV boondocking tips to learn great ways to maximize your dry camping outing.
Everyone uses their RV in their own unique way. Some take to the road as a permanent lifestyle, while others only use RVs for sporadic vacations. However, most RV enthusiasts count the hours until Friday afternoon, when they can put away their work clothes and pull out their camping gear for Saturday and Sunday. These RV weekend warriors make the most of their free time by enjoying short, but frequent, escapes to the wilderness.
We asked some RV weekend warriors what their best tips are for maximizing their RV camping time. Read on to see what they had to say!
Making the decision to buy your first RV can feel like a huge step. You realize you’re ready to hit the road and enjoy everything there is to enjoy about RV life – but you probably have questions about buying. What kind of RV is right for me? Where should I shop? What do I need in an RV? There’s no one-size-fits-all answer when it comes to your RV.
We interviewed some of our very own first time RV buyers to find out their thoughts about the shopping experience and get their tips for shoppers like you! Here’s what Michael, Patricia, Caroline and Jason had to say!
When you’re on the road in your RV, you need recipes that are easy to cook in your galley and at the campfire. The best way to keep your belly full without overloading your RV kitchen is sticking to recipes that are simple. But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a good meal on the road! To help you eat well on the road, we asked some of our staff what their favorite recipes are. Check out their favorite RV recipes for campfires and RV galleys – guaranteed to leave you asking for seconds!
Cooking on an RV trip is all about proper planning. You want to think about how frequently you’ll be cooking in your RV’s galley versus campfire grilling. How many days-worth of food should you bring? Do you need to feed two mouths or five? Answering these questions gives you the opportunity to bring the right supplies to create mouthwatering meals that help make your trip unforgettable. Before you put your foot to the pedal, read our tips for RV cooking that will make you a 5-star camping chef!
It’s not a family trip unless it includes the whole family – that means your pets too! But RV traveling with animals requires proper planning and precaution to make sure they enjoy the time away just as much as you do. Before you hit the road, read our tips on RV travel with pets to make sure your camping trip is fun and worry-free!
The best part of owning an RV in the United States are the perfect camping locations around every corner of the country. From north to south, east to west, there’s a beautiful campground to visit and enjoy the great outdoors. But when it comes to planning the perfect trip, you can’t beat RV camping in national parks. With 59 national parks to visit, how do you choose where to start? Read our take on the best national parks for RV camping, plus a few bonus tips for planning your trip!