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An RV Boondocking Quick-Start Guide

Boondocking is camping anywhere allowed without using electricity, water, or sewer hookups. Essentially, it’s RV camping without utilities. Fun fact: Boondocking is the verb form of the word “boondocks,” which is derived from a Filipino word for “mountain.” In casual conversation, “the boondocks” is somewhere rural, kinda backward, and geographically

Three Bedroom Two Bathroom RV Floorplan

As the birth of our first child was drawing near, we started thinking about a larger RV to hold the growing family. Our one bedroom camper offers plenty of room for the two of us, but a third person would make it tight. Looking into the Titanium’s two small bedrooms

FAQ – Common Newbie RV Questions

Starting point for new RVers If you are new to RVs, we recommend the Getting Started checklist on our web site, which walks you through the learning and decision steps for determining which RV is right for you. Where can I learn the meaning of RV terms and jargon? The RV

Vehicle Classification

Knowledge of truck classes and categories is not required for RV towing, but it is very helpful when communicating with each other, service shops, and to understand regulations affecting vehicles on public roads. There are two classifications most applicable to RV camper tow trucks. First, the weight classes, as defined

RV Owner Residency

RV enthusiasts who spend a considerable time away from their home state may come to ponder if another state would be a better place to call home. This page gives an overview of the things to consider before and after deciding to change your legal state of residence, or state

The Definitive Guide to Renting an RV (in 2022)

An RV rental is a great way to take a family vacation. It allows you to pack your things once and take them along wherever you go. Renting is also an ideal way to get a feel for the RV lifestyle and determine which RV type fits your needs (see RV Type

No Income Tax States

If you are a full-timer or snowbird, you may be considering changing residency to a more favorable state of the union. For many, taxation is a major reason for wanting to part ways with their current state. To assist in this venture, we have compiled a list of states without personal income