How to Plan Your First RV Vacation


The RV market is growing. In fact, it’s almost at 34 billion dollars worldwide. That’s because it’s a safe and easy way to take a vacation.

But, if you’re new to the game, how do you plan the perfect RV trip? Let’s go through how to plan your very first RV vacation.

Plan Your Trip Route

You need to figure out where you’re actually going on your vacation and figure out where you’re going to stop along the way. Look at different RV vacation ideas to help give you some inspiration. You’ll probably want to start small, like within the state, for your first trip out.

Look for good, well-reviewed campsites along your route. You can see some possible campgrounds here.

But, you also need to ensure that you book your campsites as far in advance as possible, so that you get the space that you need. You should also ensure that you’re planning a trip and booking campsites that suit your budget. You don’t want to blow all your money on just one aspect of your trip, after all.

Bring Supplies

You’ll need more supplies for an RV trip than you would for the average vacation. You’ll need a solid set of tools, just in case there’s a problem with your vehicle.

Since RVs have kitchens, you’ll need cookware to cook all of your meals when you’re on the road. And, like with any trip, you’ll need to have your personal hygiene covered, along with any medical needs you have.

Get The Right RV

If you don’t already own an RV, you’ll need to rent or buy one. No matter what option you choose, you need to inspect it carefully to ensure that it will get you where you want to go.

If you’re traveling with a bigger group, you’ll probably need a bigger RV so that everyone can fit somewhat more comfortably. If there are not enough beds for everyone, you’ll likely have a problem when it comes to longer trips. If you’re not sure what you need, talk to professionals about their recommendations.

Figure Out How To Navigate

Navigating the roads in an RV can be a lot more difficult than in a car. So, look for routes that will be easier to drive when you’re in such a big vehicle. You should also look into parking with your RV.

Parking can be super tricky, and there are some areas that may not allow you to park with an RV. Look online for guides to your specific route online, and see what others who have traveled around recommend to have a successful trip.

Hit the Road for an RV Vacation Today

So, what are you waiting for? It’s time to head out for your RV vacation. Just make sure you have plenty of time to put together the perfect plan.

Do you need more travel advice? Some of our other relevant articles on this website may be beneficial for you.

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About the Author: Andrea Parker

Andrea Parker is a reporter for Zobuz. She previously worked at Huffington Post and Vanity Fair. Andrea is based in NYC and covers issues affecting her city. In addition to her severe coffee addiction, she's a Netflix enthusiast, a red wine drinker, and a voracious reader.


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