Feature: Recreational Vehicle Road Trips
Families are rediscovering the recreational vehicle road trip, with increasing popularity for their flexibility and value. There are RVs for every budget – with types ranging from low cost towables like the pop-up tent, retro-style teardrop style, to large fifth-wheels. Motorized RVs begin with the slide-in pickup camper, to the Class C, to the larger Class A full-size motorhome. Ownership options include outright purchase, leasing, fractional ownership, and long and short term rentals. Fleetwood RV is the largest RV manufacturer, and CruiseAmerica is the largest RV rental source. In some cases, an RV can be a tax-deductible second-home
More RV resorts are offering family packages and activities. Newport Dunes RV Resort in Newport Beach, California is located on the “back bay” and sets the standard for family-oriented resorts. A few minutes from the beach, it’s close to Disneyland and all Southern California attractions. The resort also offers a wide range of on-property family activities including live music and watersports. GoRVingpromotes the RV lifestyle and is a great resource for information, including RV travel ideas. The interactive website features talking animal character guides, and information and deals at RV resorts and National Parks.