It takes a lot of planning and research to avoid many of the common and costly errors made by novice RVers. There are always a million things to find, consider and make decisions on. You’ll benefit from the in-depth research we’ve done and the documents we’ve created that will streamline any transition to the RV lifestyle.
We’re so grateful for the information provided by YouTubers and bloggers in the RV community, so we included their URLs in this list of valuable resources. We hope you’ll find them as useful and entertaining as we have.
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- Flushing RV Water Heater Checklist
- Winterizing RV Checklist
CAMP ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE
Find over 30,000 campgrounds and information on fuel lanes, dump stations, propane, restaurants, internet, laundry, showers, tire care, travel stores, ATMs, Western Union, UPS, FedEx and more.
Their site provides the best free camping information available. They give you a simple map based search engine to find free and cheap camping areas. Community reviews and ratings provide you with up to date information.
You’ll find RV park reviews, free camping, dump station locations, campsite photos and RV travel blogs. You can easily compare campgrounds and share your favorite camping sites.
This site provides information on private and public RV parks and campgrounds in the United States. They also have thousands of photos and reviews, but what makes them unique are their videos. You can see what the parks actually look like.
BLM-managed public lands offer visitors unique opportunities and memorable experiences. You can explore more than 245 million acres of public lands, mostly in the west, and enjoy countless outdoor adventures.
Pay a small yearly membership fee to stay at awesome destinations located in all the lower 48 US states, Canada, Alaska and Baja California. Hosts include wineries, breweries, distilleries, farms, farm wineries, museums and attractions.
This is a member driven review and camping information site. Campground reviews submitted by real campers enable the RVing community to plan wonderful trips and find accommodations that meet their needs.
Their guide will help you find a national park campground for you, your family, or group of friends and give you tips on what to expect when you get there.
Roadtrippers delivers unique content covering “off the beaten path” places to visit. Their database contains millions of the world’s most interesting locations. The web and mobile applications are free to use.
Download areas and navigate offline. If you’re going where the Internet is slow, mobile data is expensive, or you can’t get online, you can save an area from Google Maps to your phone or tablet and use it when you’re offline.
Google Earth for mobile enables you to explore the globe with a swipe of your finger. Dive in to view the world at street level with integrated Street View.
Google Maps is a web mapping service that offers satellite imagery, street maps, 360° panoramic views of streets, and real-time traffic conditions. You can plan routes for travel by foot, car, bicycle or public transportation.
The GasBuddy has a database of more than 150,000 gas station convenience stores, including real-time fuel prices, station locations and offerings, along with ratings and reviews. They also have a payments service; paying with GasBuddy entitles drivers to save on every gallon of gas they pump.
- Always on Liberty
- Audrey Music
- Carolyn’s RV Life
- Cheap RV Living
- Creativity RV
- Currently Wandering
- Ditching Disturbia
- Drivin’ and Vibin’
- Drive, Dive, Devour
- Drive to RV
- The Fit RV
- The Freedom Theory
- Gone with the Wynns
- Heath & Alyssa
- Kellogg Show
- Less Junk < More Journey
- Live, Laugh, RV
- Livin Lite
- Long, Long Honeymoon
- Love Your RV
- Mali Mish
- Mortons on the Move
- Nealys on Wheels
- Nomadic Fanatic
- Own Less, Do More
- Pau Hauna Travels
- Road Less Traveled
- The Roamans
- The RV Geeks
- RV Lifestyle with the Wendlands
- Wheeling It
Their services include mail forwarding, benefits and resources designed to make your RV lifestyle worry-free, affordable and fun.
A community within Escapees RV Club with a passion for an active and free-spirited life.
RV club camping memberships offering services, discounts on campgrounds and online travel resources.
They help RV’rs find the best campground memberships for the way they travel and for the cheapest prices on the market.
Thousand Trails is the largest provider of RV resorts and campgrounds in North America. Each resort provides a secure, gated environment with park rangers.
Encore RV resorts offer upscale outdoor destinations and campgrounds.
Passport America invented the 50% Discount Camping Club in 1992 and still offers the best value, lowest price and the world’s largest network of campgrounds.
ReserveAmerica.com provides convenient access to all things outdoors, and it’s the go-to community for outdoor recreation activities in North America.
RPI memberships are designed to enhance your membership with one of their affiliated resorts, and provide discounts at participating campgrounds located across the U.S. and Canada.
This program offers free camping at unique and desirable locations such as farms, wineries and more.
Boondockers Welcome is a membership that provides access to private properties allowing you to boondock around the country.
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