How To Plan An RV Trip

The Ultimate RV Trip Planner Guide from a family who has been living the RV Life full time for the last 7+ years.

When you are planning your trip in the RV you will want to consider the following: length of trip and what kind of trip will it be. Will you be boondocking or staying at RV parks only?

Plan Your Trip

Pick Your Campground

What type of campgrounds/ RV park do you want to stay at? Resort RV Parks, State Parks, National Parks, Harvest Hosts, Boondocking, KOA's or a combination of all of these?

What to Pack

When going on an RV trip you are going to want to pack clothes, tools/utility items, toys, food, an RV safe, etc!

RV Meal Planning

RV Meal Planning tips: you can make almost anything in an RV you can make in a house. So you don't have to make it complicated!

We recommend: The Dyrt Harvest Hosts Campendium RV Trip Wizard Mountain Directory Passport America National Park Guide Google Maps

RV Trip Planning Tools

What You Need to Know

Hookup/UnHook, Empty Tanks, Parking The RV, Leveling, Turn On, Water Heater, Light Oven, Turn On Generator, RV Toilets, RV Awning, Internet, Packing Up, Driving, Getting Gas, etc.

RV living can be expensive if you aren't being careful when you are planning your RV travels. Pay attention to campground costs, attraction cost, etc.

Estimated Trip Costs

Renting the RV

You will want to understand the different types of RV's - Class A, Class C, 5th Wheel, the costs and how you plan to get around to do things.