RVing is becoming more and more popular among all generations, and a little research before committing to such a big purchase can make a world of difference. After all, this is a vehicle that someone and possibly their family and friends will be making a temporary home in, so choosing one should not be taken lightly. There are many types of RVs out there, from retro-fitted to modern and sleek, all of which come with their own pros and cons. When it comes to choosing the right one, potential RV owners might find that finding the right fit isn't as easy as it seems.


That's why it's always good to follow a guide. Whether a person's RVing needs come down to long-term, rough-terrain travel, modern comforts, or ease of use and trailer hookup, there's bound to be one out there that checks off most (if not all) of the boxes. With so many gorgeous places for an RV trip, the decision has been made to invest in one of these adventure pods... Now, where does someone start?

The Ultimate In Comfort: 5th Wheel Trailers

These RVs are great for those who enjoy longer trips, but also want all the amenities on shorter trips, as well. Let it be known that these RVs are no small campers, they're large enough to fit a family and will do the job working as a mobile hotel room. However, the perk is that they can be easier to maneuver than travel trailers while also providing all the comforts of home.

They're not the greatest option for a huge family (or more than one family on the same trip) but they can come with luxury installments such as washers and dryers and do provide a house-like layout.

Travel Trailers are by far one of the most popular options for those who are just looking to hit the campsite for a few days, and there are some pros and cons to campers. This is the glamorous version of camping and involves a temporary hitch that can be loaded onto the back of a truck or car.

These types of RVs are also affordable compared to some of the most extravagant types, and offer just enough room for sleeping and potentially some kitchen activity. These travel trailers vary and can come as Teardrop trailers, Airstreams, Fiberglass, Pop-Ups, and Regular travel trailers, which are likely to offer the most room.

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For Minimal Effort: Truck Campers

These are, in one word, simple. They're not specifically designed for long trips and usually only have enough room for one or two people, but depending on how crafty an RV owner is, they can be customized.

These campers fit snuggly on the back of a truck bed and can be removed and installed as needed. Unfortunately, it does take some effort to take these babies on and off, but it's worth it to have a simple install and forgo the hassle of a hitch and leveling.

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The Biggest Monster Of Them All: Motorhomes

For anyone seeking the ultimate of the ultimate in RV travel and vacationing, a motorhome is the way to go. These bad boys are what you see cruising down the interstate as the family in them travels across the country, and they're becoming increasingly popular. there's no need for a hitch or installment because the motorhome is the actual vehicle.

Obviously, the downside to this is the fact that this can pose common vehicle problems and they're undoubtedly on the pricey side. They're also gas-guzzlers and take a bit of time to learn how to drive, but for those seeking a nearly full-time RV life, a motorhome might be the best choice.

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