Here you will find a collection of the best RVing & travel books out there. Whether you’re looking for inspiration, tips, how-to, or just arm-chair RV travel, you’ll find something to satisfy your inner bookworm’s wanderlust!
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Arizona is a popular state for Snowbirds, so you want to make sure you get a great campsite! We’ll help you find the best campsites for your ideal snowbirding experience, including nearby attractions and on-site amenities.
Whether you’re looking to go off-grid or camp in luxury, this RV travel guide will help you find the perfect place to Snowbird in Arizona!
Books For RV Newbies
Just starting out? These RV books are for you. From informational guides to get to know your RV, to introducing the basics of enjoying your first times out on the road.
The RV Book
Mark Polk, RV Education 101
Over 46,000 copies sold… The RV Book Your personal guide to understanding and enjoying your RV. RV Expert Mark Polk turns complex into easy, making all of your experiences safe, fun & stress free.
Insider’s Guide to Buying an RV
Mark Polk, RV Education 101
Mark Polk explains everything you need to know about buying an RV. Mark is proficient in RV repair and maintenance, and he was the Sales Manager & Finance & Insurance Manager for an RV Dealership for many years, giving him valuable insider information as an expert in the RV buying process.
Jeremy & Stephanie Puglisi, RV Atlas
Millions of people travel the countryside in RVs, and that shows no signs of slowing down. RVing leaves a smaller carbon footprint than traditional fly/hotel/drive vacations; plus, it’s a lot more comfortable and convenient. Learn about the awesome RV vacations in store for your family.
A Beginner’s Guide to Living in An RV
In this guide, the author answer all of the most common questions received about RV living, from how to choose the right RV to how we get mail on the road, to how to find free camping. This guide is for anyone exploring the RV lifestyle and looking for RVing books to help make the transition easier.
Books About Money-Wise RVing
How are you going to pay for this? How are you going to make money? Learn from those who’ve gone before how to afford the RV life and earn an income on the road.
Full-Time RV Finance
Sean & Julie Chickery, Chickery’s Travels
Is a life of full-time RV travel calling to you? Are you unsure how you can financially achieve that dream? If you answered yes to these questions, this book is for you! In this book you’ll learn actionable steps to take toward your new life of liberty.
Live Camp Work: Make Money & RV Full-time
Live Camp Work is a practical guide full of information the author obtained throughout her RV travel adventure. She learned early on, that securing reliable income was the biggest challenge for RVing full-time. Once she solved this problem, through working jobs as she traveled, the rest fell into place.
Secrets of RVing on Social Security
In this stunning new book, Jerry Minchey takes you on a journey that lets you discover how you can travel around the country and live the trendy, and fascinating RV lifestyle for far less than it costs you to live in your stick and brick home.
Taxes For RV Owners
Whether you are just getting started as a business owner or you struggle to know what can and cannot be deductible as an RVer, this book is for you. It is here to help you navigate terms and make it easier for you to understand tax obligations and deductions.
Books About RV Living
Full-time RV life can be transformative and life-changing, but it can also be hard. Here are some RV books to prepare you for living the RV Life, and give you a glimpse of what kind of discovery and growth awaits.
A Practical Guide To Full-Time RV Living
Jack & Shirley Freeman
In this book, the authors will show you what is involved in RV living, how you can get started, and what you need to do to live an affordable full-time life on the road while enjoying the wonderful sights. Avoid the rookie mistakes and make your transition smooth and enjoyable.
RV Cooking: Best Road Trip Recipes for Campsite Cooking & RV Living
Don’t think for a minute that going camping or RVing means cooking tasteless food made from highly-processed ingredients. This collection of RV cooking recipes uses fresh ingredients that are wholesome and nutritious and packed with flavors to satisfy the most voracious appetites!
#RVLife: Seeking Happiness Through A Nomadic Life
John Hebard, Hebard’s Travels
What do you get when you cram a disabled vet, a burned-out wife, two dogs and a cat into a 350 square foot house on wheels? A last-ditch attempt to save a dying marriage.
#RVLife will teach you how taking a leap of faith can pay off and show what you can accomplish when you refuse to give up.
See You At The Campground
Stephanie & Jeremy Puglisi, RV Atlas
Road trips with kids aren’t easy, but new parents of twins Stephanie and Jeremy Puglisi became experts at creating lasting family memories without breaking the bank. Whether you’re new to camping or a seasoned pro, learn the ways that camping can lead to a happier, healthier family.
Be A Nomad, Change Your Life
Do you have a dream? Being a nomad might be the solution that makes it come true.
Don’t wait to travel, start that new business, write a novel, or spend time with the people you love. Do it now, by following the easy to understand resources in this book.
How To Live In A Car, Van, Or RV
There are two main reasons you might buy a book on living in a vehicle: 1) You’re being forced into it by a bad economy, divorce, or unemployment, or 2) The “American Dream” has become a nightmare for you and you are dropping out of the rat race. Whatever your reason, this book will tell you everything you need to make it the best possible experience it can be.
Best RV Tips
These Best RV Tips come from fellow RVers, weekenders to life-timers, who have “been there, done that,” and happily share their experiences so you don’t have to learn the hard way. No matter if you use your RV just a few weekends and holidays a year or make it your full time home, you will find tips that will make your RV travels easier, safer and more enjoyable.
The Reluctant RV Wife
Follow a reluctant wife and her excited husband through two humorously-conflicted years of RV travel. He wanted to go; she wanted to stay. They both learn, grow, and change as a new level of freedom evolves.
This RV book answers questions for non-RVers and triggers chuckles of recognition from experienced RVers.
RV Travel Resources
Spoiler: Sometimes, you can’t find what you want on the internet! For when your cell service and/or Google fails you, you can rely on these trusty travel companions:
The Next Exit (Annual Release)
The most complete guide of USA Interstate Highway exit services ever printed. Gas, food, lodging, shopping and other services, find every thing you need in the windshield, not the rear view mirror!
The Milepost (Annual Release)
Morris Communications Company
The MILEPOST is the best-selling travel guide to Alaska and a “quintessential reference” for northern travelers, including mile-by-mile descriptions of more than 15,000 miles of road in Alaska, Yukon, Northwest Territories, British Columbia and Alberta.
Mountain Directory West
In an attempt to make mountain driving a little safer for truckers and RV’ers, this book gives the locations and descriptions of over 400 mountain passes and steep grades in 11 Western states.
Mountain Directory East
Companion to the Mountain Directory West. In an attempt to make mountain driving a little safer for truckers and RV’ers, this book gives the locations and descriptions of over 300 mountain passes and steep grades in 11 Eastern states.
Mobile Lifestyle Technology & Upgrades
Here are the RV books to help you understand and dive deeper into some of the technologies and strategies and take your mobile lifestyle to the next level. This includes Mobile Connectivity, installing RV Solar, and more.
No Shock Zone – RV Electrical Safety
J. Michael Sokol
Mike has taken his 40+ years of experience with AC power, and written a book about electricity that nearly anyone can understand. Covers the basics of Voltage, Amperage, Wattage and Grounding, with additional chapters on RV Hot-Skin testing, GFCI operation, portable generator hookups and troubleshooting RV electrical systems.
Mobile Solar Power Made Easy!
William Errol Prowse IV
Finally, an easy approach to mobile solar design and installation:-Add a solar system to your RV, Van, Trailer, Car or Boat-Step-by-step instructions that anyone can follow- Beginner/ Intermediate/Advanced methods for calculating your solar system.
The Mobile Internet Handbook
Chris Dunphy & Cherie Ve Ard, Technomadia
For anyone thinking of exploring a mobile lifestyle, figuring out how to best keep online while exploring the world offline becomes critically important. In this handbook, we help you assess your internet needs, set your expectations to realistic, and explain the challenges of mobile connectivity.
All Things Camper Renovating
This guide to RV renovations will inspire and equip you to start your own DIY adventure! Sarah Lemp, owner and author of the popular blog allthingswithpurpose.com shares over 200 pages of full color “before and after” images, practical advice and inspiration.
Travel Destinations & Inspiration
Looking for your next big dose of inspiration? Ready to get excited about the magical places you’ll find while traveling? Give these gems a read. We bet you’ll be planning your next trip and packing your bags before you finish!
50 States, 5000 Ideas
This richly illustrated book from the travel experts at National Geographic showcases the best travel experiences in every state, from the obvious to the unexpected. Sites include national parks, beaches, hotels, Civil War battlefields, dude ranches, out-of-the-way museums, and more.
Comfortably Wild: The Best Glamping Destinations In America
Mike & Anne Howard, Honeytrek.com
Think outside the big-box hotels and discover North America’s most inspiring outdoor getaways. River rafting between luxury camps, harvesting vegetables for a farm-to-table dinner, and ziplining to your treehouse suite, glamping is experiential travel at its finest!
How to Travel the World on $50 A Day
Matt Kepnes, NomadicMatt.com
For anyone thinking of exploring a mobile lifestyle, figuring out how to best keep online while exploring the world offline becomes critically important. In this handbook, we help you assess your internet needs, set your expectations to realistic, explain the challenges of mobile connectivity and overview the options of cellular, Wi-Fi and satellite.
Ten Years A Nomad
Matthew Kepnes, NomadicMatt.com
Ten Years a Nomad is for travel junkies, the travel-curious, and anyone interested in what you can learn about the world when you don’t have a cable bill for a decade or spend a month not wearing shoes living on the beach in Thailand.
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