Hotel Camping

So, we made the trip North to Ohio, and since we survived, we will repeat it this summer. I still think this drive would be a good RV run, but with rental costs where they are, it’s cheaper to drive and stay in a hotel (which pains me.) Once you’ve decided not to fly, and … Read more

Rentals

So, thinking of driving up to see the kids in Ohio, and thought, “This would be a good time to rent an RV.” Oops. So, the first one I looked at was CruiseAmerica and it’s about $1500 for a Class C (the smallest RV they have) – which is more than flights and a hotel, … Read more

Driving School

Looking around for an RV driving school – one was mentioned on Facebook so I have to go find it. It seems like your options are test drives at the dealer, renting something similar to what you want, or buying and learning as you go. Rentals may risk less of your money but they seem … Read more

Early Research

Virginia and I spent part of the afternoon at Motor Home Specialist in Alvarado yesterday. The first lesson of RVs is that none of the dealers are very close to town. For example, Alvarado is literally on the other side of Venus (but Venus has a Whataburger). The second lesson is that dealerships are big … Read more

Toad?

As newbies, there are many questions we have. (The ones that concern me most are the ones we don’t have yet.) The one that came up early was – do we need a toad? In this case, it’s not a frog’s cousin, it’s a small vehicle that is towed behind the RV, so you have … Read more