Here are some questions you need to ask yourself before you jump into fulltime RV travel. This is how worked for us. With a little planning, you will do just fine too.
Full-time RVing isn't for everyone, but for many it's a wonderful way of life! If you're thinking about RVing fulltime, then you'll appreciate the personal experiences & advice for new FT RVers here. See how to choose the right RV for fulltime RVing, winter RV camping tips, fun ways to spend holidays on the road, and RV office advice -- RV tax deductions, RV insurance issues, and clever ways to make money while RVing. You'll find tips for downsizing your current RV for FT RVing, plus clever RV storage solutions after you've purged all your stuff in preparation for living in an RV fulltime, and ideas for living in an RV modestly & affordably. See how to forward your mail, vote, pay bills, do laundry, get healthcare, file taxes, stay fit on the road, pursue hobbies, travel with pets, and more. If it affects someone who RVs year round, you can bet we're talking about it here!
As long as you have access to a computer, Internet & faxing services, a digital camera, and a cell phone — you should be able to make a living from your mobile RV office. Here’s exactly what you need to know before you take your RV office on the road.
Your new RV interior will be a blank slate when it’s delivered to you. Hanging pictures is one way to decorate your RV and add your own personal touch at the same time. Here are 2 semi-permanent methods for hanging pictures on the walls inside your RV.
As an RVer, doing your laundry on the road can be a real pain. Here are some reasons to consider installing an RV washer & dryer. Plus, some features that you should look for when purchasing an RV washer & dryer — whether it’s an all-in-one washer/dryer combo unit or a stacked RV washer dryer.
There are many decision that you must make when choosing the best RV for you. Think about your circumstances these other factors and then make a list of pros & cons of each type of RV.
Thinking of fun things to collect from the states you’ve visited in your RV? There are all sorts of ways to do it. We’ve come up with a few ways that you can customize your state collectibles to your own tastes.
Having your kids birthday parties while RVing presents many opportunities… it’s time for an RV party! Here are some great ideas to help celebrate your child’s special day while on the road in your RV.
Winter RV living takes a little extra effort but really is a workable situation. It can even be quite cozy and romantic all bundled up against the elements in your comfortable home on wheels.
Check out our list of all the best free RV parking spots when you need a place to stay overnight. Looking for a place to stay for free on a longer basis? We’ve got that too! All aspects of RV boondocking are covered here.
When my wife and I headed out as fulltime RVers, we had 2 middle aged cats and a small dog. They were never a burden and many times they were the life of the party — creating lots of fun memories. Here are my RV pet tips — before you go RVing with a cat or a dog.
How do full time RVers simplify their lives? They only take what they need! Full time RVing requires ridding yourself of excess baggage. There just isn’t room to take it all with you. Here’s how to simplify your life and make fulltime RVing even easier.
RVs make great portable temporary housing — on the job site, when evacuating after a natural disaster, even when relatives come to visit!
The 5th wheel RV trailer is way out in front in popularity when it comes to full time RVing. You do need to be careful hitching up, because dropping a 5th wheel can cause expensive damage.
No matter where you set up camp, you will inevitably have to deal with sand, gravel, pine needles, and leaves that get tracked in on the bottoms of shoes. A good welcome mat will help to eliminate most of the dirt and grime that would otherwise find its way into your RV kitchen or living room area.
Here are 5 ways to make the most of the limited storage space inside your RV.
When you need to evacuate quickly what better way than in an RV. Here’s how to use your RV during times of emergency.
By looking at all aspects of the RV lifestyle ahead of time, when it comes time to sign the contract on that new RV your decision will be based on a clear understanding of the types of expenses associated with RVing as a whole.
Just as you need to know your RV’s height limitations and width limitations, you also need to know your RV’s weight limitations. Here’s how to tell how much weight your RV can legally carry, as well as how much your RV weighs with everything on board.
After owning numerous larger RVs while we were full timing, now that we only take shorter trips a smaller RV seemed appropriate. We still enjoy RVing, but we no longer need a 37-foot vehicle and multiple slideouts. Our 2007 Dutchmen 18B travel trailer is half the RV we had before. See how it has worked out for us!
You can use a travel journal to document your travels online — either in a formatted book, blog, or other travel journal. Or, you can simply jot down thoughts in a notebook or spiral binder. Here are the benefits of writing your RV experiences in a travel journal!
Looking to try some longterm camping in your RV without breaking the bank? There are lots of places to stay that won’t cost you much, but you have to be prepared to fend for yourself — because cheap means no amenities!
If your RV or tow vehicle happens to be powered by a diesel engine, you might be interested in using biodiesel or vegetable oil as fuel for your RV.
Banking from the road is easy! In many ways, the methods you will use to accomplish your banking on the road are much quicker and more convenient than conventional banking practices.
The best way to get to know people that share the same interest as yourself is to join groups and participate in events where like-minded people get together. Nowhere is this more common than in the RV lifestyle. RV clubs, groups, and rallies are a great way to interact with other RVers.
Here are a few good reasons to register your RV in the state of Montana. See how registering your RV in Montana can save you a few bucks, effectively eliminating the sales tax on your new RV.