On the Road with RVers
Extreme Sports in Extreme Conditions
From the daily grind of real estate to extreme sports goals, see how an RV provides the perfect basecamp for adventurer Rob Lea.
Reconnect with the natural world in a whole new way
From Hurricane Ridge to Key West, your RV is your passport to discovering the wonders of the U.S.
Spend the day exploring the world’s beauty, and the evening reliving your memories
An RV is your passage to the great outdoors. Submerge yourself in nature and get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
The White family is an adventurous group who love the outdoors as well as family time. Their trip to Granby, CO offered the perfect mix of the great outdoors and modern comfort thanks to the park model RV they stayed in. With all the amenities of home, their park model was the perfect basecamp for their winter adventure.
Tommy, Polly, and their four boys are professional kayakers, navigating even the most difficult rapids in the USA. Tommy and Polly teach their kids that they can do whatever they put their minds to, whether it's on the river or in life.
Claire and Emma, founders and owners of Salmon Sisters, a fisherman’s lifestyle brand, run their sustainable salmon fishing business from Homer, Alaska. The sisters hit the road in their Class C RV to both make pick-ups and deliveries and enjoy camping, dining on the beach with friends, and a final outdoor adventure during the last days of fall.
Ecologist, Charles Post, takes his work on the road with his wife Rachel and their dog Kinute. Charles bridges his love of the outdoors with his love of science, and uses his social influence to educate and inform people about wildlife.
Annie Guglia, originally from Montreal Canada, travels in her RV across Colorado, skating in parks surrounded by the state's natural beauty.
Tyrhee Moore takes his love for the outdoors to new heights by connecting people of color to outdoor activities beyond the city.
Latasha Dunston goes RVing to chase the artistic side of exploration. She is an artist, nature lover, and naturalist in search of something more sublime than an adrenaline rush. For her, plein air painting is the ultimate way to capture a moment and feeling in time.
Professional whitewater kayaker Rafa Ortiz and his friends, Peter and Kevin, head to Big Timber Creek in Montana for a whitewater adventure. The group makes basecamp in their RV to study the lines and hazards in Montana’s Big Timber Creek, preparing for a cyclone of a waterfall drop.
Ryan Robinson takes a ride in his RV and goes off the grid, deep among the dramatic rock formations of the Utah Desert. Ryan and his friends chill by the fire, tell stories, and of course, rig a one of a kind highline over the Looking Glass Arch in Moab, UT.
From the daily grind of real estate to extreme sports goals, see how an RV provides the perfect basecamp for adventurer Rob Lea as he skis, bikes, and swims in icy water.
A journey through the desert is more than most people think - challenging, spiritual, peaceful. It's all this and more for Jose González whose journeys help him reconnect to nature and his community. He is the founder of Latino Outdoors, an organization focused on expanding and amplifying the Latinx experience in the outdoor space and making the outdoors a safe and welcoming place for all people.
At some point in my life, I asked a bunch of people what they would do if they had a million dollars and nine out of ten people say that they would travel. It's kind of like a dream come true, being able to check out these amazing places.
Inspiration is boundless except for the boundaries that we place ourselves. The RV has helped me practice all of these lessons and it has reminded me that I don’t always have to go “do.” Sometimes the adventure is to go “be.”
What I think is really dope is that we can hop in our RV and be off the grid in an hour and a half. No emails coming through, no text messages, it’s so relaxing. The city and the state of the world can be very overwhelming and being able to escape to complete solitude and nature just an hour and a half from home is extremely beneficial to my mental health.
One of the things I love the most about having an RV is that you have the experience of camping but you have all the comforts of being at home.
When a sport becomes your life and your passion, it becomes who you are in a lot of ways.
I love the freedom that an RV gives me as a single female traveler because I’m able to go wherever I want, whenever I want. No permission needed.
Climbing mountains, being in the cold, being in the hot, these things that are challenges and are uncomfortable, can be offset largely by having a nice kitchen to cook in and a nice bed to come back to.
I grew up camping in various different recreation vehicles my entire life with my entire family. I got to try and catch fish with my bare hands and sleep with the wind blowing through the redwood. It was just magic.
We get home by 5 or 6 on a Friday, get in the camper by 7, have a nice full day of adventuring, and make it back to the city by Saturday night.
Mikhail Martin and the rest of his crew are on a mission to bring diversity to rock climbing in the outdoor space. They want to show people of color how rewarding rock climbing and travel can be.Read
Truck campers often feature an efficient kitchen complete with an oven, stove, microwave, refrigerator, and sink.
Truck campers include full wet or dry baths and some even have a bathtub!
Truck campers often offer comfortable, dedicated dining areas.
The dedicated bedroom area often boasts a queen size bed and entertainment system.
Truck Campers are portable units designed to be loaded onto, or affixed to, the bed or chassis of a pickup truck. This type of RV is an easy and economical option for pick up truck owners.
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.
Tables and seating can be folded up and down for multiple uses such as eating, sitting, or sleeping.
With sides that pop out, there is plenty of space for two sleeping areas and a full dining area within the pop-up.
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.
Lounge, Cook, Sleep
The bench seating teardrop trailers is often used for couch space, seating for meals, and converts to a bed for sleeping. Basic kitchens are standard in teardrops.
Despite their exterior appearance, there is plenty of room to stretch out, cook, and sleep.
Space is used efficiently in class B RVs and many have full wet or dry baths.
Beyond the Basics
Class Bs offer a kitchen, seating, bathroom and place to sleep.
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.
The back of the RV drops down to create a ramp to easily access the garage for storing bikes, ATVs, kayaks, motorcycles, and other toys to bring along on the RV adventure. Some garage areas also have fold up bunk beds to increase sleeping areas while the garage is not being used.
There is plenty of space in this type of vehicle including a large living area with a kitchen, couch, entertainment system, and a full bathroom.
The larger sport utility RVs have a separate bedroom area for occupants. This can be found in travel trailers, 5th wheels and motorized sport utility RVs.
Available as travel trailers, 5th wheels, and Class A motorhomes, sport utility RVs are built for those who want to take motorcycles, dirt bikes, ATVs, or other motorized toys on the road with them while RVing. The back of the RV drops down forming a ramp for access into a garage area to easily store and access sports equipment.
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