Do this before seriously considering buying an RV

RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury has advice about buying an RV that you do not want to ignore. . . Too many potential buyers do not think of this one thing that could make them regret their new toy on their first camping trip. You don’t want to be sorry about your purchase. Sign up for one of our newsletters about... Read More

Custom RVs available for the physically challenged

Here, courtesy of GoRVing, is a list of RV manufacturers, equipment suppliers, and clubs that serve RVers with physical challenges. Besides standard RV conveniences and amenities from power and plumbing systems to the latest in kitchen appliances and entertainment options, typically accessible RV modifications or accessories include: Wheelchair lifts or ramps Lower kitchen counters and cabinets Widened entrances Roll-in showers... Read More

The ABCs of RV shopping: Slide-in truck campers

By Russ and Tiña De Maris In our series on the ABCs of RV shopping, we’ve talked about motorhomes and towables of all sorts. While not a “towable” as such, there is one other non-motorized RV that fills a real need for some RVers: slide-in truck campers. These non-motorized units don’t tow behind you; instead, they slide into the bed... Read More

ABCs of RV shopping: Class A and Class C motorhomes (pt. 1)

By Russ and Tiña De Maris If you’re in the market for your first RV, there’s plenty to be learned about the differences in RVs. This is the first installment of a multi-part series to help better acquaint you with your choices. This week we’ll talk about the two most popular kinds of motorhomes. Class A Motorhomes: Often called a... Read More

The ABCs of RV Shopping: Towables (pt. 2)

By Russ and Tiña De Maris In our discussion about towable RVs, we’ve talked about travel trailers and toy haulers. Now let’s talk about two other towables, fifth wheels and pop-ups. Fifth-Wheel Trailers: A favorite among those who take long vacations or even live full-time in their RV, the fifth-wheel trailer is a specialized unit requiring a pickup truck or... Read More

The ABCs of RV shopping: Towables (pt. 1)

By Russ and Tiña De Maris What’s the lure of a towable, non-motorized unit, over a motorhome? One less engine to maintain is a big draw. Finances figure in – non-motorized units generally cost less for equivalent living space. For some, it’s arriving at camp and disconnecting or dismounting the RV from your truck – the RV stays at camp while the... Read More

ABCs of RV shopping: Motorhomes (pt. 2)

By Russ and Tiña De Maris For those shopping for their first RV, it helps to have an understanding of types. We previously discussed two popular motorhome classes, Class A and Class C. Now we’ll talk about two other kinds of motorhomes. Class B Motorhomes: Often called a van conversion or van camper, a Class B motorhome looks like a... Read More