Beginner Info

11 Tips for Driving an RV

You just bought your first RV. Congratulations! After spending a few weeks getting all the necessary equipment for your trip and mapping out your route, you’re ready to hit the road. You climb into the driver’s seat, putting the keys in the ignition. Goosebumps prickle on your skin, the excitement […]

7 Awesome Little Camper Trailers with Bathrooms

When nature calls, sometimes you have to answer that call…well, out in nature. This isn’t ideal, but when you’re camping, sometimes it’s the only option you’ve got. Or is it? Space was probably a huge consideration for you when you bought your camper if you’ve already bought it. You wanted […]

Travel Trailer Camping Guide for Beginners

This post is a beginner’s user manual for a travel trailer.  I purchased a travel trailer a year ago and have learned a lot of things that most of the more experienced people never explained to me, so I’m hoping that his post will steer you in the right direction. […]

The 27 Mistakes I Made With My RV This Year

I bought a travel trailer this year and have been learning a lot from the school of hard knocks.  In this post I want to share some of the mistakes I’ve made with my trailer, as well as mistakes I’ve seen from other RVers as we’ve traveled around. Hopefully, you […]

How Much Does Travel Trailer Insurance Cost?

Getting insurance for your travel trailer is usually a good choice–especially if you purchased a new camper.  I recently got two quotes on what it would cost to insure my new trailer, so I thought I’d just share the results here so you know what to expect. Quote #1 from […]

Average Camper Weight (with 13 examples)

In short, an average camper trailer weighs around 5,200 pounds (2,350 kilos) dry weight, which means the weight of the trailer when its tanks are not filled and it has no gear in it.  You can expect to add 1,500 pounds (680 kilos) of gear and water to that number to get […]