As a fulltime RVer, here’s how to determine the best state to declare residency in — based on state and local taxes. If you’re thinking about becoming a full time RVer, check here first!
Living In An RV
So you've decided to live full time in your RV... Congratulations! Here, RVers are sharing their favorite tips for downsizing your life (and your stuff!) so it fits into your new RVing lifestyle. See everything you need to know about living in an RV full-time -- from filing taxes to getting health care and RV insurance, forwarding mail, cooking, banking, traveling with pets, and working on the road. And if you're going to be spending holidays on the road, we've even got fun decorating & food ideas to help you enjoy the seasons and celebrate the holidays from the comfort of your RV!
As a new fulltimer, you are about to head out on a great adventure. It’s a whole new way of life that is totally different from any other. Many parts of the transition will be difficult, even bordering on traumatic. There will be some hard decisions made that you will struggle through. These full-time RV tips will help you make the right decisions when you’re just starting out…
There are several ways to carry the ‘green’ way of life into your RV lifestyle. Here are 5 things you can do to help restore and protect the environment when you’re RVing. Plus, some great tips for using alternative fuels in your RV or pickup truck.
We made the decision to hit the road as full time RVers with little more preparation than a few years worth of subscriptions to Trailer Life magazine. We made many mistakes along the way. Hopefully, these tips will help you avoid some of the pitfalls that we fell victim to during our first year of full time RV living!
There are a wide variety of possibilities for providing a source of income to the full time RVer. Some may take a bit of thinking outside the box so to speak, but that’s what makes them fun and enjoyable!
After getting the trailer ready and hooked up, the next most important thing for us is to make sure WE are ready to go. That includes stocking certain items inside the cab of the truck within easy reach of the passenger seat. Here’s what we do…
Whether you are going to a new campground and planning to stay for months, or just going on a weekend trip in your RV, you should have a checklist of things that need to be done before you leave. Only by crossing off the things on this list can you get from one place to the other safely — and without forgetting anything!
Jim and I have worked in campgrounds and resorts for more than seven years. We have seen lots of campers come and go, camping in everything from tents to the most expensive motor homes. No matter what they camp in, they all have one thing in common-they want to have a fun time! Here are some tips to remember to make sure everyone has a good time…
Tips for dealing with the very small refrigerators typically found inside most RVs and motorhomes.
Whether you’re a fulltime RVer, or you’ll just happen to be spending the holidays on the road this once… here are some fun ideas. This is how we spend Christmas, Thanksgiving, and Easter on the road.
If you want to try fulltime RVing, but you still need to find a way to make a living, here are some things to think about. Here’s how it worked for us when we began our career as full time RVers.
Some tips for taking care of business on the road. If you’re considering full time RVing, here are some things you’ll need to think about.
Whatever you do now — as far as eating out or cooking in your house — is what you will probably be doing when you live in an RV. So, in order to equip your kitchen, think about what utensils, pots, pans, and dishes you need in your sticks and bricks house. Then consider your limited storage space. Here are some tips…
Great tips for storing all of the supplies for your crafts, hobbies, and sewing inside your RV. Plus tips for working on your favorite projects within the small spaces typically found in RV travel trailers and motorhomes.
Interior decorating for RVers… Some tips for decorating your RV in order to personalize it to meet your needs and your own tastes. We cover everything from artwork for the walls, to bathroom accessories, throw rugs inside the RV, quilts, blankets, and storage issues.
The decision to live fulltime in an RV was the easy part. Getting ready to go was an entirely different story. Here’s a little about the ups and downs associated with packing up your life and moving on. Tips for preparing for your RV lifestyle on four wheels.
When we decided to sell our house and live in an RV fulltime, the responses we got from family and friends were very different — those who supported us, and those who didn’t think we could make it as fulltime RVers. Here’s how we made full-time RVing work for us.
One of the things my husband and I like to do on our days off from working at the campground is to visit the local farms and farm markets to buy fresh fruits and vegetables. There are many ways to find these places if you are new to an area.
How to host a big party for all your friends at the RV park or RV campground. Tips for preparing your favorite big dishes, finding decorations and table settings, and pulling it all off while living in an RV.
Check out these adorable RV, motorhome, and 5th wheel recreational vehicles in the form of Christmas ornaments. Most of them can also be personalized!
Spending the holidays on the road this year?… You’re not alone. This is my short & sweet tribute to RVers who spend a lot of time on the road — including the Christmas holiday. Just a couple of fun photos that help to captivate the wintertime moments that many RVers have grown accustomed to.
If you’re an RVer, then you’ll have fun with these photo greeting cards! You can personalize these holiday cards with your own RVing picture, write your own message inside, and they’ll even ship the cards to any addresses you specify… all for less than $3.00 apiece!
In Cleveland, Tennessee full time RVrs were recently kicked off the voting rolls. That’s because people are registering with companies like Mail Call U.S.A. — based in Cleveland, Tennessee — or the Escapees RV Club — out of Texas — to forward their mail to them. However, the RVer doesn’t even have to step foot in the state.
Do you know how much fuel an RV generator uses when it’s turned on?…
Looking for an RV checklist? These are the best of the best RV checklists for full-time RVers, part-timers, RV renters, or those who enjoy driving 5th wheels and RV travel trailers.