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Not sure if you're the RV type? Find out about all the different types of recreational vehicles and trailers along with all the fun you can have on the open road in one of these! There is a trailer or RV style for everyone and a whole lotta good times to be had!
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Living the Sweet Life on the Road With Recreational Vehicles, RV and Trailers
Say “RV” to some folks and watch their eyes light up with pleasure. That’s because recreational vehicles, RV and trailers have become not merely a convenience for a weekend trip or vacation, but an entire lifestyle for millions of people.
RVers typically are a friendly and gregarious lot. They stay at RV parks, most of which feature electrical, water and sewer service (full hookups). Some even offer cable television and wireless Internet, along with amenities such as swimming pools, gamerooms and even destination-resort activities such. Other RVers stay at city parks, county parks, state parks and national parks or other prefer public campgrounds, even though facilities can be minimal. Some take their RVs out to remote rural areas, a practice called “boondocking.”
Typically an RV has beds, a table, food preparation and storage areas. Larger models add full bathrooms, refrigerators, living areas, master bedrooms, etc. More elaborate RVs include satellite TV and Internet access, slide-out sections, and awnings, and provide the option to tow a small care behind. When traveling on vacation, RVs have big advantages, such as not having to unpack and repack suitcases, sleeping in a comfortable bed and preparing your own food, especially for those with dietary restrictions. For camping, RVs offer better protection from the environment than a tent.
RVs come with disadvantages as well. They have low fuel economy, whether they’re towed or driven. Plus, driving an RV can be quite an adventure for a novice. Still, more and more people these days are opting to live full-time in their RVs, which can cost as much as a conventional home. RVs can cost (new) from less than $10,000 to $1,500,000 or more. For these folks, RVing is a lifestyle choice, defying the stereotype that only poor people live in “trailers.”
RVs come in many different categories, including:
Class A motor home. These are typically built on either a commercial truck chassis, a specially designed motor vehicle chassis, or a commercial bus chassis. Today many include slide-outs, which can expand living and sleeping quarters much wider than would fit on a road. This style is a favorite of those who choose full-time RV life.
Bus Conversion. The favorite of country and rock musicians everywhere, this is a commercial passenger bus that has been converted into a highly customized RV. These are the biggest and most expensive of all RVs, sometimes costing more than $1 million.
Class B camper van. Take a conventional van, then raise the roof or replace the back with a coach-built body.
Class C motor home. This is built on a truck chassis with an attached cab, and typically features a “cab-over” section with a bed for children or an “entertainment section” with equipment.
Fifth-wheel trailer. Another larger and more customized version, fifth-wheels are designed to be towed by a small truck equipped with a special hitch called a fifth wheel coupling. Part of the trailer body extends over the truck bed, shortening the total combined length of vehicle and trailer.
It seems that there is a trailer type for everyone! Worth thinking about the next time you're about to say that you're not really the RVing type!