Over 30 million Americans travel by RV and this staggering number in expected to increase as more people discover its advantages: Today.com records. Some of the main benefits of this mode of traveling are quality family time, along with choices and flexibility.

One RV enthusiast aptly describes the appeal of these vacations as “not being about the destination but the journey.” Families report spending hours talking or playing board games together.

Flexibility in scheduling is another major plus, evidenced by campers’ ability to stop as often and as long as they please. Another RVer notes that if his family sees a water park or nice lake, they stop and check it out.

Brent Peterson, who wrote “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to RVing,” recommends renting an RV before purchasing one. He extols RVing as a great memory-maker and points out that it permits you to enjoy nature while having some of the comforts of home.

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