One of the things that really stood out to me was a lot of the small rv’s. Because of the ease of pulling them, caring for them and the low cost. I really believe that if it was just me and my wife, I would be purchasing a small rv instead of a larger 5th wheel.
Some of the things that I like about small rv’s are:
- Very light weight – you don’t need an expensive truck to pull them.
- Quite thrifty – low cost for gas as well as initial purchase.
- Low maintenance – because they are smaller, there’s a ton less to break or bump the RV into.
Unfortunately, a small RV just won’t cut the mustard. Having three children makes it impossible to consider this option. But if you only have one child or are a couple, a small RV is definitely a viable option.
The next thing to consider with a small RV, is whether you would go with motorized unit, like a class B. or travel trailer style that you pulled behind a van or car. A class B. unit will definitely more expensive, but it can be a self-contained mobile house if that’s your style.
Nice thing about class B. is you can be driving down the road and your spouse can grab a hot cup of coffee without stopping. Or one of you can take a nap while going to the next destination. Another nicety about going with a motorized unit, is you can stop in the neighborhood at night and boondock it at no cost and not raise a lot of suspicion with the neighbors.
Although when looking at small RVs, a travel trailer style is probably the most popular. Between low-cost, and flexibility they definitely are a viable option. In recent years manufacturers have found innovative ways, to house a lot of living space in a very small space.
It would be my recommendation, to look at several RV units before making a final selection. In the small RV market, there is a lot to choose from. Personally, I’d like the smaller units that have so defined sleeping and living areas. This way one person can sleep at the other end watch TV, read a book or just relax without disturbing the sleeping party.
Regardless of the options you choose in your small RV, I’m sure you’ll make a brilliant choice as long as you look at several units before making your choice.