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By: On: Friday September 7 2018
East Coast RV Weekend Getaway

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While an RV trip around the country in great in theory, it’s hard to find the time. But fear not, here are some great East Coast RV weekend getaways.

With school back in session and the leaves starting to turn, it can be hard to find time to get away with the RV before Old Man Winter comes calling. Worry not, my friends, there are plenty of fun adventures close at hand for a quick jaunt at the end of the week. Here are some East Coast RV adventures that are sure to please.

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By: On: Friday August 31 2018

RV Rental

Renting an RV can open the door to a great adventure for you and your family. There are things you need to know about RV rental that will make the experience easier and more fun.

One of the greatest ways to enjoy the outdoors and explore the country is by an RV. There is a freedom that can’t be compared to anything else, especially where your valuable vacation time is concerned. But like many things in life, RVs are not always the cheapest way to go. Ownership of an RV, even those on the lesser-end of the spectrum, can still count up. An option to save some money and still enjoy a much-needed camping adventure is by RV rental. Let’s take a look at everything you need to know about RV rental.

Let’s get something out of the way right off the bat. You can own an RV and still be interested in renting one. A lot of people, myself included, fly to a location and rent an RV once they get there. It’s better than a hotel any day of the week.

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By: On: Thursday August 2 2018
Last Minute RV Destinations

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If planning ahead isn’t your style, you can still hit the road in style. We’ve got some tips on finding last minute RV destinations that are sure to help.

Isn’t it both funny and sad how life seems to have a way of getting between us doing what we want to do? We all like to tell ourselves that we’re going to do more every summer and without fail, it always seems to slip away from us. Whether from work, activities or life, don’t let it feel like there isn’t time to go on an RV trip. There are some great last-minute RV destinations that can offer you a fun, relaxing getaway.

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By: On: Thursday July 26 2018
Beginner's Guide to RVing

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Sick and tired of camping in a tent and feeling the urge to buy an RV? Our beginner’s guide to RVing offers some advice to help you get started.

Thinking about buying an RV can be pretty daunting. I can’t tell you how many times I have been in the same shoes you’re in right now. More than a few times, I have been halfway through the winter and thought I needed a new snowmobile. And every summer, I start thinking I absolutely need a new boat, or an ATV, and yes, a new RV. It was just a couple of years ago that my wife and I were sitting up early in the morning in our tent, trying to keep the down-pouring rain from washing the kids away. My wife and I looked at each other and knew – It was time to get an RV. Our Beginner’s Guide to RVing can help get you started.

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By: On: Tuesday July 17 2018
RV Roadside Assistance

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When RVs break down, getting them to a mechanic can get complicated. This is where RV roadside assistance can come in very handy.

Now that summer is half over with and the RV season is in full swing, I’m sure you’ve noticed a lot of other RVs on the roads. A friend that lives near Yellowstone in Wyoming was just telling me the other day about the clogged roads going into our nation’s biggest and oldest National Park. He added that if there’s a breakdown, it can set traffic back for hours while they figure out how to get the RV off the road. No one ever wants to think about a breakdown, but they happen. Some RV owners opt for roadside assistance plans to come to their aid in the event of a mechanical, but what is the best RV roadside assistance?

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By: On: Wednesday June 27 2018

Cheap Class B Motorhomes

If you are looking into to get into a Class B motorhome but have a limited budget, our list of five of the best cheap Class B motorhomes has got you covered.

When thinking about getting a motorhome, there are several considerations. If you want big and luxurious, you go to a Class A motorhome. If you want something smaller, but still need bunk space, a Class C is for you. For folks looking for a smaller, compact motorhome with limited sleeping area, but with all of the modern conveniences of a motorhome, a Class B RV is a great choice. Built on a cargo or Sprinter van platform, a Class B motorhome is perfect for 2-4 happy campers. It is a highly mobile platform that drives like a regular vehicle, takes up less space and holds its value well. They can be pricey, but they don’t have to be. Here’s five good but cheap Class B motorhomes that you’re sure to like.

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By: On: Wednesday June 13 2018

Best Cheap Class A Motorhomes

Hitting the road in a new motorhome can get awfully expensive. But our list of the best cheap Class A motorhomes for 2018 can help you save some serious money.

When adventure is calling, there is no better way to ride in style than a Class A motorhome. They have the space, class and comfort to make every second of your time in your home away from home as pleasant as can be. The biggest limitation to a Class A motorhomes is obviously cost. These bigger than average motorized RVs are as known for their price tags as they are for the luxury, comfort and space you enjoy when camping in one. However, it is entirely possible to enjoy a good Class A motorhome that is less expensive than you might think. Here are five of the best cheap Class A motorhomes that we think you would enjoy.

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By: On: Tuesday May 22 2018

Best Airstream Trailers

No travel trailer brand is more iconic than Airstream, which has been in business since 1929. Almost 90 years later, here are five of the best Airstream trailers you can buy.

When we think of iconic brands in the market, there are some that come to epitomize the genre. This brand awareness becomes part of our culture. When we think of a motorcycle, we generally think of a Harley-Davidson. You order a soda-pop, you quite often say, “Give me a Coke.” While Winnebago may have the motorhome brand identity, there is no more iconic brand of travel trailer than the Airstream.

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By: On: Monday May 14 2018
How To Insure Your RV

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If you own an RV, you would be wise to insure it very carefully. We talked to an insurance agent to find out the how to insure your RV properly.

Buying a new RV is both exciting and stressful. It is like combining buying a new car and a new home into one process. Like home and auto ownership, you really need to take that extra step and insure your RV, too. RV insurance is not like a home or auto policy either. You have to know what to look for, and know exactly what you’re paying for. Taking the time to truly understand what you’re getting in to will help you in case of the worst situations. There is no worse feeling when you have an incident where you need insurance and you find out that your insurance doesn’t cover the problem. Let’s take a deeper look at getting the right insurance policy for your RV.

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By: On: Tuesday May 8 2018

Best Cheap Class C Motorhomes

When most people think of motorhomes, the classic Class C design comes to mind. Here are five of our favorite cheap Class C motorhomes for 2018.

The Class C motorhome is the RV equivalent of the white picket fence, a golden retriever, 2.4 kids and apple pie. It is the classic American RV idea. These extremely popular motorhomes are characterized by the bunk over cab layout and a size that is slightly more compact than the large Class A motorhomes. A Class C motorhome is the perfect adventure tool for the family. It’s no secret that most RV rental businesses rent out this type of RV and you’ll find campgrounds packed full of them all across North America every summer. As with everything in life, Class C motorhomes cost money, and can be very expensive depending on which model and size you choose. However, there are some bargains out there and just because it’s cheaper, doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice quality and comfort. There are some truly good but cheap Class C motorhomes.

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