PLAN, PREP & BUDGET

Whether you’re planning to embrace the RV lifestyle on a full-time or part-time basis, it pays to do some advance planning and budgeting to help prepare you financially so you have a good idea of what you’re getting into. The cost of RV living can vary widely depending on your RV, travel style and pace and lifestyle choices such as eating out and entertainment. With so much to consider – RV and vehicle setup, towing options, financing, extended service contracts, campground fees, camping memberships, fuel , ongoing maintenance and repair costs – you don’t want to end up with any nasty surprises. So to really enjoy all that the RV lifestyle has to offer, do your homework and you’ll discover many ways to save money and make this life financially sustainable for you. The articles below share some insight and examples.

15 Months on the Road: Update & Highlights

We celebrated 15 months on the road, living, working and traveling in our RV during our time in Wells, Maine in late September. On our last morning in Maine, we recorded our updates, travel highlights and our east coast experience from beautiful Kennebunkport Beach....

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FAQ: Pros and Cons of a Tow Dolly vs 4 Down

We’ve received SO many questions about our reasons for using a tow dolly, advantages and disadvantages, that we thought it was high time we wrote a blog post about it instead of replying to individual emails each time! We've compiled the 21 most common questions we...

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1 Year Full-Time On the Road: Our Video Update

OMG! Can you believe it!? We've been living on the road full-time for a year as of June 19. Yep, we actually celebrated our one-year anniversary as we came full circle back to Colorado over the summer. As per usual, we sat down to record our honest thoughts, feelings,...

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Flashback! Our RV purchasing experience

It's hard to believe it's been a YEAR since we bought our coach "Rocky". One of our subscribers emailed to ask how we'd gone about finding our coach and if we'd physically seen it before buying. GREAT question, which reminded me of a blog post Marc wrote a year ago...

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9 months on the road + our big news

On March 19, we hit the 9 month milestone of living, working and traveling full-time in our RV! We filmed our latest video update during a hike at beautiful Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico. While the backdrop is stunning, the downside of filming outdoors was...

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Boondocking Recap: Usage and Costs

Now that we've completed our first big boondocking trip, let's look at our usage and overall costs as we finally get the answers to many of the questions we had before we started! Questions like...How many gallons of water did we use? How many days did it last us? How...

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