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Travel Trailer Camping Guide for Beginners

This post is a beginner’s user manual for a travel trailer.  I purchased a travel trailer a year ago and have learned a lot of things that most of the more experienced people never explained to me, so I’m hoping that his post will steer you in the right direction. Packing, Preparing, and Tips for Planning Your First Outing Our …

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The 27 Mistakes I Made With My RV This Year

I bought a travel trailer this year and have been learning a lot from the school of hard knocks.  In this post I want to share some of the mistakes I’ve made with my trailer, as well as mistakes I’ve seen from other RVers as we’ve traveled around. Hopefully, you can learn from my mistakes–and those that I’ve seen–and keep …

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RV Depreciation: Everything you could possibly want to know

After spending countless hours studying RV depreciation on all different types of RVs at different price points and different locations around the world, I’m ready to geek out with you on some numbers.  To write this article, I analyzed over 200 different RV purchases and their depreciation over time, comparing data with RVTrader and Nada to confirm my results. I …

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Fifth Wheel vs Class A Motorhome: 31 pros and cons

Right now I’m looking into changing out my RV.  I keep going back and forth between buying a fifth wheel and going for a Class A motorhome. It’s a difficult decision so I’ve spent months researching, looking at lots of different models, and getting opinions from other RV owners.  Here are many of the factors I’m considering. Residential-Style Furniture – …

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23 Reasons Why I’m Choosing a Class A RV (And NOT a Class C!)

  I recently asked a few salesmen at RV lots about the preferences of buyers.  I asked what style of RV buyers tend to stick with, and which styles they see buyers return and change from. The salesmen I talked to all said the same thing–if you buy a Class C, you’re extremely likely to come trade it in for a …