Common RV Terminolgy and Definitions

For the RV neophyte, some RV terminology may seem like a foreign language! Here is a nice long list of typical RV related terms and their definitions used within the RV community. AC or A/C: AC is the 120 volt alternating current electrical system. (the same as ina house). AC…

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What Are the Emotional Challenges of the Fulltime RV Lifestyle?

Fulltime RVing can involve some unique emotional challenges, especially if you have an extroverted personality, or very close to your family or community. Many of these challenges can be overcome, but if you’re considering the RV lifestyle, you need to know what to expect emotionally. By knowing what to expect,…

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Boondocking Basics

First, let’s define boondocking: RV camping out in the “boonies” (nature) with no designated sites, hookups, or facilities. Newbie RVers can have many fears and questions about boondocking. This isn’t the typical RV park experience! Some common questions and fears are, is it safe? How do you find boondocking spots?…

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Things to Check When Buying a Used RV

The Roof One of the most important checks you can make on an RV is the roof. A leaky RV roof can cause massive damage, often unseen. A leaky roof can cause rot inside the walls, weakening the entire structure, and also cause unseen mold, which can make you sick.…

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7 Pieces of Advice for Stress Free RV Living

After fulltiming for a while, you will learn a few things. These are a few RV lessons you may want to learn before you hit the road. Take it Leisurely Sometimes you need to be somewhere at a specific time, but generally, your travel should be leisurely. To really enjoy…

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7 Easy Steps to Get Started in the RV Lifestyle

Living the RV lifestyle is not as hard as it looks! Simply follow these seven easy steps, to get started on the adventure of a lifetime! #1 Decide on the right RV for You. It is perfectly OK to go window shopping for an RV at dealerships and RV shows,…

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Places to Find Fresh Water on the Road

If you have been dry camping for days, or even weeks, one of the first things you’ll need to do is fill up on fresh water. Here are a few tips on where to find it, other than a paid campground. Dump Stations This may be the first place to…

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4 Places to Avoid in Your RV

RVing can either be care free living, or total disaster. Without paying attention to road and weather conditions, your next move could end in tragedy. Driving on a Narrow Road with No Turnaround One of the scariest places for an RV to is at the end of a long, narrow…

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