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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.

By: On: Thursday June 7 2018

Chris-Craft sold to Winnebago

Iconic fiberglass powerboat brand Chris-Craft has been sold to RV manufacturer Winnebago Industries, Inc.

With a brand heritage that dates back to 1874, Chris-Craft is described as an industry leader in recreational boating craftsmanship and quality. “Chris-Craft is an iconic, premium brand that shares many similarities with our own heritage Winnebago brand, including a commitment to providing customers with the highest quality products and services,” said Winnebago Industries president and CEO, Michael Happe. “The company’s strong brand, high-quality product line and premium position in the marine market make Chris-Craft an attractive addition to our portfolio. Chris-Craft marks Winnebago’s first entry into the marine market, which we believe has significant runway for growth, with a large and increasing population of current and new boaters who enjoy extraordinary experiences on the water.”

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.

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.

By: On: Thursday May 3 2018

2018 Winnebago Minnie Drop 190RD

Winnebago Industries, Inc., a leading recreation vehicle manufacturer, broke ground today on a $12+ million expansion project for its Winnebago Towable operations in Middlebury, Indiana. Speaking at the event was U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, Winnebago Industries President and CEO Michael Happe and Vice President and General Manager Winnebago Towables Scott Degnan.

“The new expansion will add capacity in this fast growing division,” said Happe. “We thank everyone who celebrated with us and attended today’s groundbreaking ceremony for an expansion that will positively impact the Company, the Town of Middlebury, Elkhart County and the State of Indiana.”

By: On: Tuesday April 24 2018

Best Cheap Expandable RVs

There is no easier way to get into the RV lifestyle than with one of the many good but cheap expandable RVs. Here are five of our favorites.

An expandable RV is a great option for those looking for a versatile travel trailer that is compact, lightweight and less expensive than bigger, rigid-wall RVs. They are perfect for those who have smaller tow vehicles, or for those who want to fit into smaller, tighter areas such as remote wilderness camping, or camp sites designed for tent camping. Like most RVs, you can get some great expandable travel trailers that won’t break the bank. Here are five cheap expandable RVs that are very solid, well-built campers.

By: On: Thursday March 15 2018

Best Expandable Camper Trailers

If you are looking for an affordable way to get into the RV market and want something lightweight for towing, check out this list of the best expandable camper trailers for 2018.

There are several solid reasons to get an expandable camper trailer, also known as a pop-up. They are often lighter in weight and can be pulled behind smaller vehicles such as cars, minivans, and small SUVs. They are also very mobile, allowing them to be towed into compact areas, making them a great option for back-country RVing. For those that demand a little bit more, you can even find specific expandable campers built for more extreme conditions. Another reason to consider an expandable, and probably the most popular reason people buy them, is cost. Not only are expandable camper trailers usually cheaper to buy initially, but the cost of maintaining them is rather low, making them a great and economical choice for getting out and enjoying the great outdoors.

By: On: Wednesday March 7 2018

Best Class B Motorhomes

When comes to compact, go-anywhere motorhomes, the conversation starts and ends with the best Class B motorhomes. Here are five of our favorites for 2018.

Size doesn’t always matter, especially when it comes to motorhomes. The smallest motorhomes are the Class B variety, but that doesn’t mean they skimp on the things that make using one so great. Usually built on a van frame, class-B type motorhomes offer a great amount of mobility and flexibility that other motorhomes cannot due to size. You’ll still find plenty of comfort and luxury in any model in our list of five of the best Class B motorhomes for 2018.

By: On: Tuesday February 27 2018

Best Class C Motorhomes of 2018

We’ve put together a list of five of the best Class C motorhomes for 2018 to help get you started as you shop for a family motorhome.

A Class C motorhome is pretty easy to spot thanks to its cab-over chassis design. These motorhomes are built on a commercial truck cab frame, or what was commonly called a box van. These may be the most popular motorhome on the road today thanks in part to ease of driving and lower costs to get into the motorhome initially.

Being built on the same basic frame and drivetrain as today’s popular rental moving trucks, anyone can drive a Class C motorhome. They’re lower in initial costs than bigger motorhomes, like the Class A models, too. Their construction tends to give them a higher value down the road a way, too. A nice point for those worried about resale value and loan rates. Here are some of the best Class C motorhomes coming to dealer lots this year.

By: On: Thursday February 22 2018

Best Class A Motorhomes of 2018

Combing through a list of the best Class A motorhomes is an exercise in luxury. These are the best of the best when it comes to RV living.

You’ve no doubt heard the expression, “go big, or go home.” When it comes to motorhomes, those in the Class A category go big and are home – a home on wheels, that is. Class A motorhomes are the largest category of motorized RVs on the market. Often built on a motorcoach, large truck or custom frame, they are often similar in size to commercial buses. Inside, however, they are as different from a bus as could be. Most are well appointed with luxurious furnishings. These are not the cheapest form of RV living, but when you want to travel in style, Class A gets top marks. Here are five of the best Class A motorhomes available for 2018.




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