10 Best RV Resorts In The U.S

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A stay at these 10 luxury RV resorts, voted by our readers as the best in the U.S, gives you the best of both worlds – the comforts of your own mobile home and the amenities of a five-star resort. Perks go far beyond full hookups and W-Fi, with extras like swimming pools, movie theaters, tennis courts, private docks and ...

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How You Can Get the Best RV Loan Rates

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The term RV stands for "recreational vehicle", and while you may have an image in mind of what an RV looks like, in reality, there are a variety of vehicles that fall under the category of an RV. These vehicles often feature living areas, sleeping spaces, cooking facilities, and even bathroom facilities. RVs range from ultra-luxurious to utilitarian with only the ...

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RV Manufacturers

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RV Manufacturers Motorized RVs Pros, Cons, & Who benefits more from them Pros: One unit means you have access to your bathroom, wardrobe, food, and other necessities right away. No need to expose yourself to inclement weather or temperatures when parking. One unit means one purchase, no extras needed. No need to tow another vehicle. Shortens driving time because you don’t have to ...

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Buying an RV is a big investment, which can make it a complicated process. Having helpful RV buying advice will help you make a more informed decision on which is best for your first time RV. With the right information, however, it doesn’t have to be. Here are seven common mistakes that first-time RV buyers often make. By avoiding these missteps, you ...

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Do You Really Need an RV Extended Warranty?

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There are some good reasons as to why you might want to buy an RV extended warranty, but peace of mind and risk management for your budget are two of the most significant. That’s because an RV extended warranty works like insurance against future breakage or failure of an item which is no longer supported by the manufacturer. While an RV extended ...

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Buying an RV is a huge decision and a big investment, which is why we suggest you give yourself plenty of time to do thorough research on what type of RV would be best for your budget and your situation. If you’re going into this thinking it’ll be a fairly easy decision, you may want to take a breath and pace ...

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Is a Class C RV Right for You?

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You’ve heard the phrase “go big or go home,” but in the world of RV living that may not be the best route for you. If you go big with a Class A motorhome, you have a lot more expense and maintenance, and they are not as easy to drive. If you go small with a Class B RV, it may ...

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Your Guide to Buying a 5th Wheel Travel Trailer

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Recreational vehicles, or RVs, are gaining popularity with adventurers of all ages, and 5th wheel campers are perfect if you want to quickly hook up and take off. Whether you like to keep camping simple at your local county and state parks, are a recent retiree who wants to hit the road and explore the country, or you are ready to ...

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RV Financing Credit Score: What You Need to Know

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RV Financing Credit Score RV financing is a new industry for many people and can be difficult to understand. You need to make sure you have the right financing available and loans secured before you buy your RV. This blog post will guide you through some of the basics of RV financing, including things like how credit score affects your options ...

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Does A Fifth Wheel Travel Trailer Fit Your Needs?

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Fifth wheel travel trailers are one of the most popular types of campers on the road. Want to buy a fifth wheel camper but wondering if it will meet your needs? Read on for information on the benefits and drawbacks of this type of camper. What is a Fifth Wheel Travel Trailer? There are two types of campers: motorized and towable. Motorized ...

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If you're in the market to buy a used travel trailer, there are a few things you should know before you sign on the dotted line. Here is a list of dos and don'ts that will set you up to drive happily into the sunset for years to come! DO Decide What Is Non-Negotiable There are so many wonderful options available in ...

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We’ve compiled a list of the 10 best motorcycle tours in USA. Whether you’re an experienced rider or just getting started, we have a tour for you. Motorcyclists are a special breed, especially those who want to take cross-country motorcycle vacations. Any of the 10 motorcycle trips below can be ridden as an overnight trip or can be the start of ...

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Grand Canyon RV Parks   The Grand Canyon is one of the most impressive landscapes in the world. Formed by the erosive powers of the Colorado River over millions of years, the Grand Canyon stretches for 277 miles through northern Arizona. At some points, the canyon is a mile deep and 18 miles across. It is truly a wonder to behold.   Last year, ...

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RV Tax Deductions - RV Owners

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RV Tax Deductions When you bought an RV, you thought you were buying a lifestyle. You’d travel, wear cashmere and boat shoes, and call everyone younger than you “Skip.” Joking aside, there is a certain wanderlust that attracts a lot of different people to traveling in RVs. On top of all the other benefits that come from RV ownership, you’re also ...

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The Ultimate Guide: Types Of RVs

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Choosing an RV can be a remarkably overwhelming process, what with so many different kinds and class types. With the help of this guide, you’ll have no problem choosing the best recreational vehicle for a lifetime of adventures. In this comprehensive review, you’ll learn the answers to these common questions: What are the different types of RV trailers and classes? What ...

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RV Trip Planner Buying an RV opens up an entirely new world of vacations. The hassle of hotel reservations, small rooms with bad A/C, and out-of-the-way cheap dives are gone now that you’re driving around in living quarters nicer than your average American motel room. But not every RV trip has to be a cross-country tour to America’s national parks or something like ...

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We believe that the best RV trips involve fantastic food. Getting a taste of different cities, and what they have to offer, is perhaps one of the greatest perks to RV travel, wouldn’t you agree? We’ve scoured the most popular foodie blogs and travel guides for the 17 best food destinations in the USA from the west to the east coast! ...

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  Did you know that the average motorhome RV is driven about 5,000 miles every year? This great distance can really rack up the fuel costs or gas money, but there are a few tips and tricks you can employ to improve your RV miles per gallon. You can improve your RV gas mileage by choosing a smaller rig, keeping up ...

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Loading a horse trailer for a trail ride can be one of the most dangerous parts of owning a horse. It is an experience that is often scary, confusing, and disorienting, and that could be said for both horses and horse owners. Injuries to both horses and handlers are possible if the process is mishandled. When a horse loads incorrectly, ...

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  Owning an RV is a great way to live life on the road while still enjoying the comforts of home. Time spent in your motorhome should be enjoyed, not worrying. Nevertheless, the possibility of something going wrong can be intimidating, especially for those who might be traveling in an RV for the first time. We have put together a few RV safety ...

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  RV Newbies You’ve done the research on RVs and made the decision to take advantage of the RV travel experience. Congratulations! All the joys and adventures of the open road await. So, what do I need to know before I embark on my RV adventure? This article will walk you through some common emotional experiences that occur for RV Newbies and five ...

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RV Maintenance: What You Need to Know

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RV Maintenance The RV lifestyle offers freedom and the promise of exploring the country (or beyond) on your own terms. There are endless opportunities for adventure and bonding with family and loved ones. Often, the best part of owning an RV is that you never quite know what to expect. Regular RV Maintenance is important, if you fail it, you might have ...

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RV Living: How to Adjust to RV Life

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RV Living: How to Adjust to RV Life Sometimes you choose the RV life—sometimes it chooses you. If the open road is calling and you’re considering trading in your home for a house on wheels, then a host of adventures await. (And RV living isn’t only for retirees and empty-nesters anymore; there are newlyweds and even families choosing to live life on ...

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Boat Insurance 101: What Does It Cover? The water has something to offer everyone. You might love being on the open ocean where you can see the curve of the planet, or you enjoy kicking back in a small boat on a lake with a fishing line in the water. And then there are those who enjoy watersports--water skiing, jet skis, ...

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There’s nothing quite like the freedom to hop in your RV and go wherever the road might take you. But if you’re thinking about taking the leap to becoming an RV owner, here are a few considerations to help you pick the right one for you and your family. 1. The Purpose of Your RV Are you hoping to road trip ...

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Summer is in full swing, which means plenty of families are traveling out of town on vacation. While some may opt for a car or plane or maybe even a boat, an RV or motorhome is a great option to turn a simple holiday into an event. Using a mobile home to travel across the country on a road trip ...

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How to Drive Defensively in Your New RV

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Choosing to get an RV, whether a permanent buy or a temporary rent, is a big decision that can change your life. The freedom of the open road is intoxicating, but can also be risky. All new RV drivers should prepare themselves by learning defensive driving skills that can protect them on their adventures.   Learning How to Drive an RV Many people ...

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5th Wheel Campers vs Motorhomes

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Deciding on RV ownership is not an easy task. Between 5th wheel campers and motorhome, there is a lot to consider. With such a big purchase, the most important things to consider is: how will one of these two fill the needs of your situation or family? With many things that make up the right answer for the decision, let's ...

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Is RV Use On The Rise?

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Members of the Baby Boomer generation are currently reaching retirement age in record numbers. This generation is living longer and enjoying better lives than their counterparts of any time in human history. They actively engage with life rather than just sitting out their retirement years in stagnation and boredom. Now, developing interests they didn't have time for when they immersed ...

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Purchasing a vehicle of any type takes a lot of planning and research. However, when you are looking at a recreational vehicle, you are also looking at something similar to a home loan. The loans are more complicated, so you want to make sure you consider the type of loans available to you. The repayment terms and benefits (if this is ...

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Keeping a good credit score is something we all want to maintain, and with a little bit of common sense and financial knowledge, it can be done. When discussing RV refinancing, the most common question on people's minds is whether it will affect their credit score. The short answer is yes it can, but how much depends on where your ...

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  Vacations can be a great time for family members to bond with each other. Taking a trip with an RV can eliminate the cost of staying in hotels and encourage spending more time with nature, but it also comes with additional responsibilities. Road trips can be stressful, especially if you overbook your plans (as this prompts rushing). An RV trip ...

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Motorhome Classes Perhaps you're thinking of purchasing a motorhome for that perfect vacation that you've always wanted. Or maybe you own one and you're thinking about upgrading. No matter what the reason, the decision to purchase a new motorhome must be made with care. That's why we've compiled this list of the differences between the three major classes. The main motorhome classes ...

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Should I Refinance My RV?

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The joy of owning an RV is indescribable. The freedom of the open road alone is priceless. However, the refinancing option appeals to an RV owner because of better interest rates at the time or changing circumstances that happen to us all. So, the question is, should I refinance my RV Loan? For example: At the beginning of a loan commitment, many choose ...

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Top Rated RV Parks Across the U.S.

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Many people prefer to travel on the open road and explore the U.S. in a comfortable RV that offers a high level of comfort and amenities. RV parks are scattered throughout the country for those who want to stop and visit a new location during their trip. For those who want to enjoy their travels at the best RV parks ...

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Are Driverless Motorhomes in Our Future?

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Self-driving or driverless vehicles may sound like something from a sci-fi movie, but they're not. They're truly a possibility for future technology, and some automakers are working to make them a reality as well. However, there's a misconception that only cars and trucks will be driverless. Driverless technology is being applied to other types of vehicles, including and especially RVs or ...

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How To Finance RV Smart

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RV Financing Tips: Your RV is an investment and you want to think about the monthly payment and how it will affect my monthly expense. Check out all of our RV financing tips to ensure you understand all you need to know before you make your RV purchasing decision.   1. Understand your credit score before you go to the dealership There are avenues to ...

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Airstream RV - Rise in Popularity Owning an RV have been a part of the American landscape for years, and they are only growing more popular through their versatility and features. One deluxe brand that has caught the eye of many and is available internationally is Airstream. Airstream USA actually started long before the official company itself when its founder, Wally ...

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Benefits of an RV Extended Service Plan

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With many RVs costing over $100k, for most people who buy an RV, it will be the second-largest purchase that they will ever make, with their home typically being the first. When making a purchase of an item as expensive as an RV, it makes a lot of sense to consider the additional purchase of an extended service plan. The ...

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The Rise of the Recreational Vehicle

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  Whether your RV plans are just for vacations and weekend travel or if you're planning a life on the road, RVs are a great way to see the country on your schedule. For retired folks, RV living cuts down on expenses, property taxes, and maintenance due to today's competitive loan and RV refinancing rates. For working people who can do ...

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Must-Visit RV Camps in the United States

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  More and more people are abandoning their traditional vacation plans for RV trips. It's understandable, an RV lets you travel the country in style while saving money on hotel costs, in favor of affordable, scenic campsites. However, not all camps are created equal. Here are just a few of the "must-visit" RV camps in the United States that you can ...

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  You must be aware of your car's worth, whether you plan to sell it privately or trade it in at a dealership. The last thing you want is to get ripped off because you don't know how much your car is worth. Values from NADA Guides become relevant in this context. However, there are a wide variety of vehicle assessment tools ...

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  For people who have an RV, life does not get any better than driving down the open road to the next destination. Literally a home on four wheels, an RV can let folks see the country while still enjoying the comforts of home. However, as with any motor vehicle, having the proper insurance coverage is a necessity. When it comes ...

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RV Down Payment Saving For an RV Down Payment Step 1: Understand Financing Terms For an RV Down Payment Step 2: Find The Best Fit for You With an RV Search Step 3: Save For an RV Down Payment When you are wanting to buy an RV, there are several steps to take care of before you apply for a loan.   Step 1: Understand RV Down ...

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RV Traveling: Save Money & Travel Well

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  If you love to travel and are looking for ways to save money on your trips, consider using an RV or a camper for added comfort, convenience, and cost-saving options. Over time, hotel fees combined with eating out can add up. Given enough time, everyone gets sick of the traditional continental breakfast served by most hotels. Using hotels also restrict ...

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Motorhome vs. RV - Which Is the Best for Me?

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  As someone who has always loved traveling, the thought of purchasing a Recreational Vehicle or a motorhome has always been appealing. In years past, I would happily traipse through shows held at malls and in parking lots to see the latest models and amenities while imagining myself living in them. Window shopping is fun; getting motorhome loans requires a bit ...

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Making Motorhomes Greener

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  The recreational vehicle industry was struggling for a time. In the last few years, however, it has seen record numbers of consumers purchasing everything from giant Class A motorcoaches to pop-up trailers. Fifth-wheels with slide-outs that make them bigger than many luxury apartments have become very popular among snowbirds and oil & gas industry workers that travel to new job ...

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What to Look For in Your New RV

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  Buying a new car can often be a trying affair. One has to consider the myriad comparable features like pricing, MPG, physical features, brand, and much more. Now take that complexity and multiply it by 10; that would put you in the process of buying a new RV. While not quite as extensive as a home purchase, the RV nonetheless has ...

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Helpful Links

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RV RV Association :Recreational Vehicle Industry Association RV USA: is your online RV guide to everything RV including RV's for sale, new RV's for sale, Used RVs for sale, RV classifieds, RV Dealers, RV Rentals etc... RVT : Find or sell new or used RV by owner or dealer Your RV Lifestyle : Information and advice for the novice or ...

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Top Five Essentials for Any RVing Trip

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Whether your RVing trip is just across town or to the other side of the country, the enjoyment is far superior to roughing it. If you're going to purchase an RV to travel in is similar to the other ones on the road today, it is a portable house with a full kitchen, bedroom, and living room all self-contained in ...

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The Top 5 Beachfront RV Camping Spots

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  Millions of RVers set out to enjoy the oceans and lakes of North America every year. From the Pacific to the Atlantic, and everywhere in between, there is plenty of ground to cover.   Crystal Cove State Park Sitting high up on a bluff overlooking the beautiful sandy beaches of the Pacific Ocean, Crystal Cove State Park is a California oasis that RVers ...

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After a season of traveling and enjoying the open road, it's time to winterize your recreational vehicles. While this isn't the most enjoyable aspect of owning a motorhome, it is necessary to make sure it will be in top condition when the time comes to start traveling again in the spring. The following is a step by step checklist to make ...

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  What better way to spend the holidays than with the ones that you love? If you're wondering how you'll enjoy this winter season with your family, why not consider the possibility of an RV road trip? There's simply something about the thrill and excitement of being out on the open road that really brings families together. Renting or purchasing a motorhome ...

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RV Financing Basics

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In today's market, most potential RV buyers have to rely on financing in order to obtain the RV they are interested in. If you are looking for a new or used RV and plan to get RV financing to pay for your purchase, the following RV purchasing guidelines can be helpful. There are a lot of people who love to spend ...

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