"Your Home On Wheels" is a great resource for new or aspiring fulltime RVers
RVer Carol Ray has written a best-selling book aimed at educating beginning RVers especially those who plan to go fulltime about their rigs and the RV lifestyle. We have recommended this book for more than two years now, have sold many, and have received nothing but praise from everyone who read it.
Ray wrote Your Home On Wheels shortly after she and her husband began traveling in their first RV. She realized that beginning RVers had a million questions, but no good source for answers (before NewRVer.com, of course).
The spiral bound book includes chapters on what it takes to become an RVer, choosing a recreational vehicle, how to equip the RV, what to pack into the RV (from towels to cookware), and how to turn an RV into "Home Sweet Home". Ray also covers the topics of finances, communication systems and internet service while on the road. Many photos help illustrate her lively text.
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The book is written in a very "chatty", easy to read format and contains what one reader called "a goldmine of information, tips and stories" to ease the inexperienced into the lifestyle of the part time or full time RVer. The author's manner of writing has been called "charming", "funny", and "delightful to read," while imparting a great deal of information to the reader. This book will assist them in their decision making process, as well as the physical aspects of traveling and living in a recreational vehicle. The book includes a wealth of information.
It sells for only $12.95.
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My wife and I have been thinking about full time RVing for a long time now but had no idea as to how to get started. We found "Your Home On Wheels" to be just the ticket we needed to enter this strange world. The book is full of all of the information we needed to begin looking for a recreational vehicle (thank you for your help in choosing an RV dealer), what we needed to do to get started and also gave us the enthusiasm we needed to push us over the top. The stories were not just funny but a warning about what to avoid. The tips, hints and checklists will be of great value to us when we get started. And at the top of our shopping list will be plexiglass and velcro. We highly recommend this book to anyone who is thinking about taking up this way of life.
This book has been a wonderful and valuable tool for me. I am a single woman and have always dreamed of being able to travel and live in an RV. Carol's book has given me everything I need to know to get started, from the kind of clothing I will need to how to keep things in the cupboards from falling on my head after a period of traveling. I have taken the book with me to RV dealers, department stores and RV stores. The pages are already worn from use. I recommend this book to anyone who is even thinking about getting started.
This is a fabulous resource that lists more than 6,500 Travel Centers in the U.S. and Canada that welcome RVs. Services include can include free overnight stays, dump stations, propane, and even internet access.
Big Rig Best Bets Campground Directory
This wonderful directory lists RV parks where big rig motorhomes and towables can stay. Know ahead of time that the park where you are headed can accommodate your rig.
Rest Areas and Welcome Centers Along U.S. Interstates
Guide to what's along America's Interstate highways including rest areas.
The ABCs of RVing
More than 160 questions and answers to basic questions about RVs and RVing.
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