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 fulltime RVing!
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!
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!
Tips for dealing with the very small refrigerators typically found inside most RVs and motorhomes.
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.
Deciding which RV is right for you may be easier if you think of it as buying a HOME instead of thinking of it as buying an RV. After all, if you’re going to be a fulltime RVer, your RV will BE a home. Here’s what you need to know about the types and sizes of RVs, travel trailers, and motorhomes; towable trailers and tow vehicles, RV floorplans, and more!
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.
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.
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.
Thinking about taking your cat with you on your next RV trip? Here are some tips. Plus, photos and descriptions of custom cat condos that some RVers are using.