There are literally hundreds of books, magazines, DVDs, Web sites and personal blogs about the RV lifestyle. Here is a just start:
Ask other RVers
“The people one meets in the campgrounds are some of the best, most fun-loving, helpful people you’ll ever meet,” said fulltime RVer Meg Brubacher of Ontario, Canada.
Good places to gather a lot of information in a short amount of time are local RV shows.
To learn the about upcoming RV shows in your area, click on RVTravel/RVShows. If no RV show is scheduled in your region, walk through a number of recreation vehicles on a dealer’s lot.
• Chuck Woodbury, editor of RVtravel.com, hosts the Better Business Bureau DVD “Buying a Recreational Vehicle.”
• Go RVing (gorving.com), underwritten by the RV industry, has extensive information on the RV lifestyle.
• RVers Online (rversonline.org) is an independent public service information resource. More than 2,000 pages provide “noncommercial information” based on “RVers helping RVers.”
• RV Bookstore (rvbookstore.com) has a wide range of RV resources. Go online to or call 425-744-0415 weekdays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Pacific Time.
Photo: Meg Brubacher (Julianne G. Crane)