Welcome to MyRVCamping! I have recently taken the plunge and purchased my first travel trailer, a Jayco 27BHS made in 2016. This is my first of what will become many posts on my families new adventures with everything related to camping out in RV’s (in our case, a travel trailer).
I have been camping since I was old enough to walk. Now in our mid-40’s, my family and I have decided that it’s time for us to explore the RV lifestyle. Sleeping on the ground 100% of the time we go on a camping trip is slowly losing its appeal. If you are here, I’m sure you can relate!
Speaking of family, there are currently 4 of us. My wife and I, my 8th grade daughter and our dog Iggi, a Siberian Husky who always comes along. We aren’t getting rid of our large pile of traditional camping gear, this was just our next logical step in experiencing the geographically independent lifestyle we are all seeking without having to sacrifice all of the comforts of home. We have a lot to learn and I want to take you along on the journey with us together.
I am currently working on a series of articles which will go into detail regarding the end to end purchasing process I went through to secure my new travel trailer. I had dozens of questions going into the process that should help cover most of the issues you may be wondering about. But this is just the beginning. As you may know, RV’s are not nearly as strong, or in many cases contain the same level of quality you get out of a traditional house. I will document fixes to the problems that will undoubtedly come up as we break in our new ‘Rig’. Reading other forums, I’ve found that the *same* questions are asked over and over so my goal is to make it easy to find the answers to all of the common questions here, in one site.
Please stay tuned to our blog, register and let me know if I’ve done something wrong, or maybe right from time to time, as I will be updating it frequently and learning with the rest of you. I’m sure you noticed by the title of this article, and the fairly stark appearance around here that the rollout of our blog is in the initial phases. More to come, much more.
Last but not least, for full disclosure, I am not using this blog to get rich selling you junk and my primary goal isn’t to review or sell products. If I mention a product that I have found to be extremely useful, I will provide information, or a link to the item when possible as a service to my readers. Let’s face it, if you are getting a new RV like I just did, you’re going to be buying stuff, like I have been. Ultimately what you buy or don’t buy is none of my concern. Any links to products I provide is simply to save you time if you’ve decided to purchase something.
To help keep the lights on here at the blog, I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. There will be many times I mention a product here on the blog that I didn’t purchase from Amazon, either because they don’t sell it, or I found it cheaper somewhere else. I’ll always disclose where I bought an item I am reviewing if it is relevant to the discussion. Amazon just happens to be my favorite online store so I buy a ton of stuff there. Clicking on one of the links I’ve provided to an item I have purchased on Amazon, or anywhere else, will not cost you a penny more than it would have if you had gone to Amazon directly, without my involvement.
Regards, and happy RV’ing