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Motorhome vs. Travel Trailer

RV Decisions: Trading Up vs. Sprucing Up

After months of indecision about whether to keep Bessie, our Class C RV, or upgrade to something larger to be more comfortable, we have finally made a decision. Continue Reading

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Upgrading vs. Keeping Our Current RV: Is The Grass Greener On The Bigger RV Side? 

Many of you have been in our shoes and have faced the decision of whether you want to keep your RV or upgrade to something bigger/better.  We’re pondering whether we should keep our current RV that is reliable and sort of close-ish to being paid off, but isn’t as comfortable as we’d like it to be. Or, should we purchase something that “fits” us better, but will be more expensive and could potentially have loads of problems.  We’re torn. Continue Reading

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Finding Our First RV: Motorhomes vs. Travel Trailers

We decided we wanted to buy our first RV.   We had a strong desire to get “out there” and experience life.  Since we were inexperienced with just about every aspect of camping and RVs, we rolled up our sleeves and began our research.  For months, we traveled to RV lots, read classifieds, visited State Parks all over Ohio, and watched YouTube endlessly.  Finally, we had a sense of what we were looking for and narrowed down the myriad of RV options to a Travel Trailer or a Motorhome.  Here’s a look at our observations and conclusions about Travel Trailers (and Pick Up Trucks), Class A Motorhomes and Class C Motorhomes.  Continue Reading

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Four Highway Driving Tips For Newbie RVers

I (Chris) drive Bessie (our 28′ Class C Motorhome) most of the time.  I have a tendency to get motion sick if I’m not driving and Ted (my husband) tends to get a little drowsy in a moving vehicle.  Soooo….it works best for everyone when I’m the Captain.

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Class A Motorhome Considerations

We decided that we wanted an RV.  We searched high and low for the “right” RV for us.  Here are my observations and conclusions about Class A Motorhomes:  Continue Reading

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Travel Trailer Considerations

Once we agreed to buy an RV, we narrowed down our choices between a travel trailer and a motorhome.  Here are my observations and conclusions about travel trailers (and pickup trucks): Continue Reading

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Choosing Bessie: The Perfect Class C RV (for now)

We decided we wanted an RV.  But what kind?  Since we were inexperienced with just about every aspect of RVing, we rolled up our sleeves and began our research.  For months, we traveled to RV lots, read classifieds, visited State Parks all over Ohio, and watched YouTube endlessly.  Finally, we had a sense of what we were looking for and narrowed down the myriad of RV options to a travel trailer or a motorhome.  In the end, we chose a Class C motorhome.  Here’s why…

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