Whether you're an experienced road warrior or a rookie planning your first trip across the country, you can have an incredible RV adventure when everyone is prepared. There's no better feeling than heading out on a road trip in a vehicle that can take many of the comforts of home along for the ride. With nothing but the open road ahead and many places to discover, you’re in for the trip of a lifetime.
This guide will share the basic steps you need to take to plan an RV trip, what apps and tools to use, and other practical preparation you need to make. Among the hot items to bring are pop-up canopies, portable furniture, and outdoor living accessories that create a "home away from home."
The ABCs of RV Road Trip Planning
If you want to plan an RV road trip, ask yourself these basic questions. Many considerations go into a road trip with a home on wheels, but you can set off on your adventure in no time with some preparation.
- Do you plan to rent or own an RV? Owning vs. renting an RV have their pros and cons. Both methods require RV insurance, regular vehicle refuels, and upkeep. Do your research before committing to either method of vehicle acquisition.
- Do you want extra travel safety nets? Travel insurance and roadside assistance are added expenses but give you more security while on the road.
- What size RV is best for you? A 40-foot RV is luxurious and has the most amenities, but it can be more intimidating to drive and needs to be parked in approved spaces. Overall, they