So you’re setting off across the country in your motor home and looking forward to an epic road trip. When you are hitting the great American roads, so many things are on your mind – the route you must take, the kind of food you should eat, which places to explore, and more. Now traveling on the open road can be a little daunting when you are clueless how to handle these challenges. However, with a little planning, you can turn it into the best trip of your life that you will cherish forever. Therefore, do your homework before you take your position behind the wheel. Here are a few tips:
Traveling in a motor home is different than exploring the country in your car. Steep mountain roads, underpasses, and lower clearance bridges are a big no, especially if you are driving a Class A rig – the largest of all RVs with an average height of 10 feet. We Leverage GPS services to plan the best route. Take the less-traveled roads and expressways. Study RV-friendly maps carefully to move from one destination to the other. Taking the secondary roads is also beneficial in other ways because you can meet the locals, taste local food, and experience the country culture first hand.
When you are on a cross-country road, take your time to visit the next destination. Make sure you have a couple of week’s time when exploring coastal cities or beach towns. Travel at your own pace to visit places of history in America. Go slow, stop by scenic spots, and enjoy the spectacular views around. Remember you are RV-ing, not participating in a car rally.
You will not need half of the things that you pack for a cross-country trip. You will be wearing two pairs of jeans for the entire trip. So why pack ten pairs when you do not need them. Space matters a lot in a cross-country trip. Pack essential items such as medicines, camping gear, hiking shoes, and mosquito repellants if you are planning to pitch a tent outdoors.
A cross-country RV trip is all about the experience. Make sure that you make the most of it. Be a tourist, relax in the lap of nature, and walk around. And if you want to upgrade to a new model, contact us today.