So, we’re not-so-patiently waiting for the arrival of our first travel trailer! We’ve ordered the one we want through a local dealership, and now we’re just waiting on it to come in. (Is it here yet? Is it here yet? Is it here YET?!).
We’ve been given an estimate of January 2017 for our travel trailer to arrive. I fully expect us to be waiting at the dealership with balloons and a cake to help make it feel more welcome when it gets to us!
In the meantime, Gib and I are making wish lists galore of things we want to have in our travel trailer. Obviously, there’s a LOT we need to get, and we’re already plunking down a chunk of change just investing in the trailer alone.
So we’re trying to be smart and not blow our entire vacation budget in one fell swoop by looking for things we know we need for our first trips, and things we can purchase down the road. Continue reading
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Tagged Camping, Family, family camping, Glamping, Packing, RV
It’s a beautiful fall Saturday here in S.C. – a perfect day to go camper shopping! We spoke to a few sales associates at two different RV stores in the area, and narrowed down some options we might like to consider.
Talk about overwhelming! First of all, when we first walked in to the first place, we were completely bowled over by the range of RVs and campers on the lot. From your $500,000 tour busses to the most basic of pop-ups, it was all there.
Not going to lie. We took a few minutes to walk onto one of the mac daddy tour busses and look around. I could definitely get used to that kind of style. A girl can dream, right?
But alas, we needed something a little less, ah, pricey/big/rockstar for our crew.
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This is where our story begins…
We’re going to dive right into the world of RVs, travel trailers, fifth-wheels and more. We’re going to learn all kinds of new tricks on how to make our camping trips more fun. And we’re going to make a TON of mistakes as we go – so why not document them all right here for you so you can learn what not to do (or give us advice! We’d love to learn from some seasoned RV travel pros out there!).
Join along in our adventure with our two boys and we discover the great, wide world of trailer camping!
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