Types Of RVs

Types of Recreational Vehicles

There are really only 3 types or categories of RV’s available today in the market. Each type has its own unique characteristics that make it a little more advantageous for the various types of Rving you might me interested in, depending if you are vacationing or living in you RV, either full time or part of the year. Here you will find the different types of RV’s and the articles that are helpful to new and seasoned RVers alike.

RVs are a great way to vacation or live full time all year or full time part of the year. Either way RVs give people a different way of experiencing the world than traveling by plane and staying in hotels. RVs become a part of your home on wheels, going where you want to go and when you want to go. 

Motorized RVs

Motorhomes are the most expensive of the RVs, and are best suited for traveling as the front cabin can access the living quarters without getting out of the vehicle. 

Towable RVs

Travel trailers are probably the most popular of all the RVs on the market. The price point is typically very affordable for most people that want an RV. 

Park Model RV

​More like a small cabin than an RV. This type is designed to be towed to a location and left. 

What’s each type of RV Suited for?

Every RV manufactured, have the typical characteristic of sleeping quarters, cooking facility and bathroom facilities, unless you get into the super small RVs such as pop ups and teardrop type of trailers. Normally, every model of RV  is suited for any kind of RV camping and traveling, unless it is so small it lacks a bathroom and kitchen. As there really is no specific parameters of what is acceptable or not. Living full time, or an extended part time stay in an RV, the smallest would be a caravan type or Class B motorhome with a bathroom is probably the smallest one would consider staying in. Motorized RVs tend to be better for multiple stop extended travel type of vacation such as traveling across Canada or America. While,towables are slanted more for the park and stay type of camping where you might visit a campground for a few days to weeks and unhook your towing vehicle and use it for short trips to the town or going somewhere else.