Your roadmap to the RV dreamlife...

Ever dream of owning your own RV and taking off for a week, a month, or even a year and touring the country? You could visit those friends and family that are scattered in all directions. You could finally see the Grand Canyon or the Everglades. Every day would be a new adventure of a fully lived life.

But there’s a lot that goes into finding and buying an RV, and it can be overwhelming to sift through all the information that’s out there. So we’ve compiled the best of the best resources to help you get started on your journey to finding an RV that you’ll enjoy for years.

Ready to start your journey? Let’s begin.

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What type of RV is right for me?

With the multitude of options out there, it can be hard to know what type of RV is best for your dream vacations. Things like towing options, space and camping style can dramatically affect your selection. One of your biggest considerations should be the floor plan—even a smaller motorhome can feel roomy with the right layout.

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What amenities can I get in an RV?

In the old days, you had to choose from a very short list of amenities for your RV. But today you can custom design your motorhome almost as extensively as a brick-and-mortar house! The list of options is nearly endless. Once you know what RV you’re going to buy, you should talk with your dealer about what amenities are available. Here are some terrific resources to get you dreaming about how you can customize your RV to fit your ideal lifestyle.

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What is it really like to live in an RV?

Of course, you can’t know what it’s really like to live in an RV without actually living in an RV—which is why we recommend renting a motorhome once or twice before you buy one. But if you’re not ready to rent yet, you can get a taste of motorhome living by following some of our favorite bloggers and vloggers. We can’t recommend these people highly enough—they know their stuff and they cover it all!

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Where can I learn more?

If you’ve never owned an RV before, you probably have questions about driving regulations, maintenance, RV terminology, and the nitty-gritty that goes into owning a motorhome—like parking, or using a dump station. You’re not alone! There are lots of online resources that spell out everything you need to know about owning, maintaining, and operating an RV.

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Where can I see all available makes and models?

Before you buy, be sure to look around extensively. The best place to start looking at specific motorhomes is at an RV show, where you can see a wide variety of makes and models without the pressure to buy.

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  • Website: Show list - around the United States and Canada
  • Television: RV Show - from Gone with the Wynns

What do I need to know about pricing & financing?

This can be a scary step forward because you don’t know what you don’t know. But with the right help, pricing and financing can be pretty painless. Here's a terrific resource to get you started.

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Ready to start planning your RV journey?

Whether you are planning to drive it or pull it, Colton RV is your RV dealer in New York State, serving the Northeast with the best selection of RVs, including Class A, Class B and Class C, Fifth Wheels and Travel Trailers.

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