Take the driver's seat on your very own RV adventures!
There's something uniquely satisfying about packing your bags, mapping your route, planning your campground stops, and hitting the open road, family vacation-style. And when you travel in an RV, you enjoy all the comforts and conveniences of home while you traverse the great outdoors.
Fully stocked with suggestions for planning and carrying out fun and exciting RV vacations to remember, this handy guide gives you everything you need to know for safe and successful RVing. In it you get:
+ Simple steps to finding the right type and size of RV for you and your family.
+ Smart advice on buying or renting your rig, taking successful test-drives, negotiating price and options, and getting insurance.
+ A primer on operating and maintaining your rig's electrical, plumbing, and LP systems.
+ Pointers for planning a perfect trip, choosing your campgrounds, and even boondocking.
+ Troubleshooting tips for dealing with bad weather, accidents, breakdowns, and other pitfalls.
Brent Peterson, veteran RV writer and editor as well as avid camper and traveler, is former editor of RV View and is editor-at-large for Woodall's Publishing. Brent's work has appeared in Coast to Coast, Highways, and Camping Life magazines.
April Maher writes about camping and outdoor recreation in her syndicated monthly "Camping Journal" column. A former 20-year Rand McNally travel editor, April and her family have parked an RV, popped up a camper, and pitched a tent in some of the most amazing places under the stars.