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10 RV Blogs to Keep You Daydreaming About Your Next Vacation


If you’re anything like us here at Outdoorsy, when you’re not out RVing, you’re probably thinking about RVing. Luckily, there are plenty of sources to get all of the vacation inspiration you could ever want. From blogs to podcasts to video series on everything RV related, there’s no shortage of media to consume to quench your thirst for outdoor adventures.

Wanting some inspiration for your next vacation daydreams? Check out these ten RV blogs to keep all of your RV dreams alive and well. 

10 Must-Read RV Blogs

These ten RV blogs are guaranteed to get you excited about your next trip. Some even have Instagram accounts so you can easily keep track of all of their updates.

1. Vanlife Diaries

This blog follows numerous people in their journey as “Van Lifers”—those who have decided to live life on the road in their camper van. A community has grown around the blog, leading to Vanlife Gatherings, where camper van enthusiasts from around the world gather to share their ideas, stories, and unique experiences and culture with one another. 

2. Live Laugh RV

Follow the RV adventures of Ingrid and Al, a retired couple who have been full-timing in their RV since 2013. The pair split their time mainly between Arizona and Wisconsin, exploring what the north and southwest have to offer. Aside from blog posts discussing their adventures, the website also offers resources and product recommendations for fellow travelers.

3. Never Idle Journal

New to Outdoorsy’s Never Idle Journal? We’re more than an RV peer-to-peer rental service; we are road trip lovers and RV experts! Here, you’ll find all sorts of posts, from road trip guides to RV how-to’s to features on some of our renters who have fun and interesting stories to share. We have new RV blogs often, so be sure to check in to see what’s new.

4. Love Your RV

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Installing the LCI Solid Step Lift Assist Kit https://www.loveyourrv.com/installing-the-lci-solid-step-lift-assist-kit/⠀ In this video, I install a companion product to the Lippert Components Solid Step RV entrance door stairs. The Solid Step Lift Assist mounts next to the RV entrance doorway, and a gas strut attaches from there to a bracket connection on the Solid Steps. Once installed, the steps can be retracted and deployed with just one finger.⠀ ⠀ Installation was quite straightforward, involving swapping out the existing top mounting and door latching plates with modified versions. I then attached the gas strut and its metal enclosure inside the RV right next to the doorway. New mounting nuts, bolts, screws, and hardware are included in the LCI Solid Step Lift Assist Upgrade Kit. Only minor tools are required, such as standard wrenches, Philips screwdrivers, and a power drill. (See full installation instruction PDF)⠀ ⠀ Anne loves this new addition as she can now open and close the stairs with minimal effort. She even agreed to demo it in the video. 🙂

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If you’re looking for a good mix of adventure blogs and DIY RV modification tips, Love Your RV is the blog for you. The RV blog is run by a full-time RVer, Ray, and his wife, Anne. They live in a 30-foot Keystone Cougar fifth-wheel and love sharing their experiences on the road, as well as videos on how to upgrade and mod your rig.

5. Frugal-RV-Travel.com

Looking to travel on a budget? Marianne and Randy with Frugal RV Travel have some tips for you! The pair have been traveling since 2000, relishing in the fun that boondocking and cheap RVing provides. Marianne’s website has all sorts of great resources on boondocking, free camping, and how to keep other costs low when out on the road.

6. Nomads with a Purpose

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☄️ NEOWISE sighted in Lander ☄️⁣⁣ 📷 shot by @gabirobledo_⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Have you seen Comet Neowise yet?⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ We caught this incredible view of it while on our new favorite road trip itinerary 💫⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ This is the 3rd time this summer to drive between Spearfish, South Dakota and Idaho Falls and I just love the destinations we hit along the way😍⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ This is the best road trip for rock climbers, but even if you just love hiking and camping you, too, will love this route through Wyoming⛰⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ If you’re thinking of road tripping in Wyoming, SAVE THIS POST FOR LATER⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ 🧗‍♂️ Climb and hike in Spearfish Canyon and then spend a restful night at the @spearfishcanyonlodge⁣ ⁣⁣ 🍺 After more outdoor fun, head into Spearfish town where there are 3 great breweries that I love: Spearfish Brewery, Crow Peak, and Sawyer Brewing.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ 🚗 Drive towards Buffalo, WY and into the mountains.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ 🏕 Camp in the Bighorn National Forest. There are so many great campgrounds for less than $20/night plus a ton of free camping!⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ 🥾 Don’t miss one of the best hikes in the US to Lost Twin Lakes while you’re here.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ 🧗‍♂️ Climb Ten Sleep Canyon. Our fav routes her include Circus in the Wind 11b, Death Flake from Hell 10a, and Mr Poopy Pants 11.b, Halfway House 10b, and more!⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ 🍺 Head to Ten Sleep Brewery for music, good vibes, and order their delicious lemonade beer. It’s soooo good!⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ 🧗‍♂️ Now to Lander to climb in Wild Iris. There’s great camping here but if you’re towing a big rig, camp in town at Sleeping Bear. This is also where we stay when we need a shower!⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ 🍺 Hit up Lander Brewery before heading to the Tetons⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ ⛰ Hike to Delta Lake or Cascade Canyon⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ 🏕 Free camp in Darby Canyon and hike to the Wind Cave before hitting @grandtargheeresort for some epic MTB⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ You could squeeze this into a week but I’d recommend 10-14 days to get the most out of this road trip!!!

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Back in 2015, this family of seven— yes, seven— decided to sell their belongings and travel full-time in their 30-foot RV. Their blogs tell stories from their adventures and review products on the road. The Robledo family loves to travel internationally in addition to their RV adventures, making it the perfect RV blog for those looking for all sorts of travel inspo.

7. Do It Yourself RV

This is another blog for those who want to learn more about DIY RV repairs, renovations, and modifications. Do It Yourself RV offers guides on everything from RV septic systems to portable ovens. There are tons of easy project ideas, as well as general RVing blogs about campsites, choosing the right RV, and more.

8. Outdoorsy Diva

Misadventures of an Outdoorsy Diva is a great adventure and travel blog for women who are looking for unique travel experiences and foodie adventures. Lauren, the Outdoorsy Diva herself, invites everyone to step outside of their comfort zone and appreciate the beauty of the outside world.

9. Heath & Alyssa

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Last week I edited all the video sessions from our virtual #RVESummit and included in a few bits and pieces of our hosting throughout the weekend. I had to grab a screenshot of this particular moment for two reasons. ⁣ ⁣ 1. We didn’t get to have a photographer (or an in person Summit obviously) which means in all my most recent professional photos I am hugely pregnant. ⁣ ⁣ 2. It looks like I’m sweetly smiling at my husband but in reality I just told a joke and died laughing because I think I’m hilarious. Meanwhile I’m checking in next to me to see if Heath is also endless entertained by my joke but he just keeps on hosting the live stream like some sort of professional!! He didn’t even laugh! But clearly you can see in my face that I am holding out hope that if I laugh enough, he will join in 😂⁣ ⁣ Moral of the story: I cannot host a conference without real life people in the audience to laugh with me because Heath clearly cannot be trusted. #throwback

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So often we hear about RV blogs by empty-nesters who wanted to hit the road after retiring. Blogs about folks working full-time from the road are harder to come by. Heath and Alyssa Padgett started their RV blog to share not only their travel experiences but what it’s like being entrepreneurs while living and traveling in an RV full-time. They share helpful tips on how to manage time and fun when you’re on the road.

10. RVing with Robin

Follow the journey of Robin Buck and her husband as they journey across the United States and dive into life on the road. Her blog posts are a mix of their experiences at various attractions and parks, tips to stay fit while traveling, and advice on how to live on the road.

 

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