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Narrowing Down Your RV Type

Want to find that perfect RV? Well, the first thing you have to do is narrow down the RV type (or class) that will work best for your needs. Here are five questions you should ask that will help you decide which RV type should be on your shortlist.

Narrowing Down Your RV Type
Narrowing Down Your RV Type
Tips for Overcoming a Fear of Towing

Tips for Overcoming a Fear of Towing

Towing is a skill set like driving a car, riding a bike, or mastering anything you ever set out to learn. There are do’s and don’ts and tips and tricks that you will learn, practice, and eventually form a muscle memory. The day will come where it no longer seems like a big deal. It is just what you do. 

Julie Sojot's Tips for Vacationing On a Budget

Taking RV vacations has saved us a lot of money compared to flying. With that extra money, we were able to see and do more things. We did not have to pay per seat, per passenger, or per luggage for airfare. Instead, the four of us and all of our luggage all traveled on a tank of gas.

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Pop Up Camper
Pop Up Camper Open-air Sides

Open-air Sides

The canvas-sided sleeping areas in pop-ups allow fresh air to breeze through the RV so the user can feel like they are sleeping outdoors without sleeping on the ground.

Pop Up Camper Transforming Furniture

Transforming Furniture

Tables and seating can be folded up and down for multiple uses such as eating, sitting, or sleeping.

Pop Up Camper Roomy interior

Roomy interior

With sides that pop out, there is plenty of space for two sleeping areas and a full dining area within the pop-up.

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Pop-up Camper

Pop-up campers are designed for the RVer that wants to feel closer to nature and connected to the outdoors in a way that feels as though you are sleeping outside in the fresh air. Pop-ups offer plenty of room at the campground but are folded down to a more compact size for easy storage and travel.

  • Sleeps up to 8 people
  • Budget-friendly
  • Easy to store
  • Basic bathroom amenities
  • Open-air sleeping experience
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Class C Motorhome
Class C Motorhome Cockpit and Bunk

Cockpit and Bunk

Class Cs use the cabin space above the cockpit as a loft bed.

Class C Motorhome Private Bedroom

Private bedroom

Class Cs are large enough to include a separate bedroom with a king or queen size bed, closet space, and additional storage.

class c bathroom

Full Bathroom

This type of RV is equipped with a full size dry bath with a toilet, sink, and shower or bath.

Class C Motorhome Living Area

Living area

The living area can be made larger with slide-outs for a roomy living, dining and kitchen area.

Motorhome

Class C Motorhomes

Built on an automotive van frame with a wider body section attached to the original cab, class C motorhomes are easily recognizable by the over-the-cab portion that is often an optional sleeping area.

  • Sleeps up to 8 people
  • Can tow another vehicle for side trips
  • Loft for extra sleeping space
  • Full-sized kitchen and bathroom
  • Storage
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Travel Trailer
Travel Trailer Spacious Living

Spacious Living

Travel Trailers often have large living room areas and dedicated dining and kitchen space with full size appliances and large windows for lots of natural lighting.

travel trailer bathroom

Large Bathroom

Travel trailers are large enough to offer extra storage cabinets and full size showers and bathtubs.

Travel Trailer Separate Bedroom

Separate Bedroom

Travel Trailers are large enough to offer a private bedroom, sometimes with king size beds, and additional closet and cabinet space.

travel trailer bunk bed

Bunk beds

In addition to couches and dinettes that convert to beds, some travel trailers have full sized bunk beds with additional storage space.

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Travel Trailers

Travel Trailers are the most popular type of RV because they come in all shapes and sizes and can accommodate solo travelers all the way up to large families.

  • Sleeps up to 10 people
  • Extra storage
  • Full-sized bathroom and toilet
  • Large living space & separate bedroom
  • Large Entertainment Systems
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5th Wheel Trailer
5th Wheel Trailer living and kitchen area

Living and kitchen area

Kitchens in fifth wheels go beyond offering full appliances and can even have a kitchen island making it seem like you are cooking in your kitchen at home.

5th Wheel Trailer Bunkroom

Bunkhouse

Kids love sleeping in their own cozy spaces separated from parents. The bunkhouse is usually claimed as a fort within the first five mintues. Kids don't mind sharing a room in this setting and the conversation and fun can continue for siblings, cousins, and friends even after the lights go out.

5th Wheel Trailer Raised Living Room

Raised living room

The raised front section boasts a comfortable and spacious living area with large windows as well as entertainment systems.

5th Wheel Trailer Private Bedroom

Private Bedroom

5th wheels have ample space and are able to efficiently divide the living space and a private bedroom.

5th Wheel Trailer Bathroom

Bathroom

5th wheel bathrooms contain a full sized-shower, toilet, cabinet space and large sinks.

Towable

5th Wheel RVs

Fifth wheels often come with the same amenities as a motorhome or travel trailer but are constructed with a raised forward section that provides a more spacious bi-level floor plan. These models are designed to be towed by a pickup truck.

  • Sleeps 4-8 people
  • Slideouts can add three extra feet of width per slide
  • Ample Storage
  • Large living space & separate bedroom
  • Full-sized bathroom and toilet
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Class B Motorhome
Class B Beyond the Basics

Beyond the Basics

Class Bs offer a kitchen, seating, bathroom and place to sleep.

Class C Full Bathroom

Full Bathroom

Space is used efficiently in class B RVs and many have full wet or dry baths.

Motorized

Class B Motorhomes

Class B motorhomes, also known as camper vans, feature all the conveniences of a furnished motor home but are compact enough to make driving one as easy as your regular van or SUV.

  • Sleeps 2 to 4 people
  • Easy Parking
  • Nimble & easy to drive
  • Simple Bathroom Facilities
  • Compact kitchen
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Real RVers Living Their Dreams

Robert and Jessica Meinhoffer

It’s not just a place to park and live, but it’s a place to live outside as well. We’ve learned that this is how we find the most important things.

Robert and Jessica Meinhoffer | Lifestyle Blogger

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Having this RV is (for me, honestly) life-changing. I had no idea I was going to love it this much.

Keith & Tia Sims | Soulful RV Family

Josh Kerr

You can't really beat the RV. It's just a much more comfortable way to travel and it's really easy to figure out. I enjoy it a lot.

Josh Kerr | RVer

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Jasmine Hamed and Justin Segall

We went to bed to the sound of waves and woke up to the sound of waves – that was really beautiful.

Jasmine Hamed and Justin Segall | RVers

Mikhail Martin - Brothers of Climbing

In an RV you’re limitless in where you can go. You can go all over the country and find beautiful landscapes outside of the city. Essentially, you have the comfort of a household on wheels.

Mikhail Martin | Brothers of Climbing

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Class B Motorhomes

Class B motorhomes, also known as camper vans, feature all the conveniences of a furnished motorhome but are compact enough to make driving one as easy as your regular van or SVU.
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Expandable Trailers

A cross between a hard-sided Travel Trailer and a Folding Camping Trailer, the Expandable Travel Trailer ends pull out to offer more sleeping room.
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Pop Up Campers

Pop-up campers appeal to budget-conscious consumers looking for a lighter weight RV that allows for towing behind many typical family vehicles, including some small cars.
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Teardrop Trailer

The modern teardrop-shaped RV, compact in size, has traditionally been designed with a back section that curves downward to close into a point, giving the RV the recognizable shape.
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RVing has so many benefits from affordability and versatility to feeling more connected with nature, friends, and family than ever before.

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