Are you still deciding where to take your family on vacation? Almost 25 million Americans will be choosing an RV vacation this year, and heading to one of the 18,000 campgrounds that can be found across the country. Whether you're looking for a relaxing vacation or would prefer a trip filled with action and adventure, renting an RV for a family vacation offers you the chance to do whatever you wish. The itinerary is completely up to you.
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Why Choose An RV Vacation?
Nothing can quite compare to the variety you get from an RV vacation. Every campground is different from the next; at one you may get mountains and lakes, while the next could be near a beach. There is also a great social aspect of RVing. RV campgrounds have a great atmosphere, and everyone is very sociable, giving children the chance to make new friends. There are also usually a host of activities to choose from, whether you want to have a swim, go on a bike ride, take a kayak tour, or go for a hike. Although if you just want to relax for the day, then you can do that too. But nothing quite beats stepping out of your RV in the morning to be immediately surrounded by nature. You don't get that at a regular hotel.
Renting A Vacation RV
Before hiring a vacation RV, you will need to decide what type of RV you will need, which RV campground you will be staying at, and what you will plan to do along the way. This will help you to create your RV vacation budget, plan any activities, and ensure you choose the right RV for your trip. You'll also need to ensure the RV has enough sleeping space for everyone on board, enough storage, and enough space for everyone to relax in during the day. It should also have the kitchen appliances you will need to make meals at the RV campground. Aside from the cost of renting the RV, you will need to also budget for an upfront deposit, insurance, and whether you will be paying for additional amenities such as kitchenware or generators.
Create Stronger Family Bonds
Taking your family on an RV vacation will help strengthen your family bonds. Sharing a smaller, simpler space and time together outdoors makes your family closer and feel much more like a team. Only 40% of families eat dinner together, and that is just three times a week. Meanwhile, 10% of families never eat a meal together at all. An RV vacation gives your family the opportunity to cook and share a meal together and talk, without the usual distractions of home and work getting in the way.
Once you've experienced your first RV family vacation, you will wish you had tried it sooner.