If you and your family enjoy going on vacations, you may have found it beneficial to invest in a recreational vehicle. Not only are these a comfortable and modern way to go camping, they can also be used when traveling to a variety of destinations. Because you will likely be spending at least some of your time in RV parks, it is important that you know how to find the right ones for you.
It is generally a good idea to contact parks prior to your vacation. Often, there are seasonal peaks in which they may not have any openings. If you can reserve one prior to your trip, you will not face the disappointment and frustration that comes with looking for a place to park your RV. There are several things that you need to ask about before booking your spot. For example, the length of your RV can make a huge difference in the options you have available.
Many parks have a limited number of spaces for those over 35 feet.You will also want to find out exactly what is included in your fees. Most parks include septic hook-ups however, many will charge for things like electricity or Internet. You do not want to be surprised by additional financial demands. While some provide free cable, the demand for this has decreased as more people depend on the Internet. If you plan on taking the family pet or pets with you on vacation, you need to make sure the RV park allows them. Even though the animal will primarily be in your vehicle, some parks still do not want animals on the property. Either way, you will need to be prepared to clean up the animal waste in order to keep the park looking nice. If you are going to put your pet on a tie-out, ask the park if that is okay. They may have specific guidelines regarding where animals can be secured.
You should also find out how much space you will have allotted to you on your stay. Some parks provide a narrow place to park your vehicle and not much else. Others may have plenty of room for campfires and outdoor cooking facilities. You also want to know how close the nearest RV’s will be to yours. If there is the potential for people being drunk and rowdy very near your vehicle, you may want to consider staying elsewhere. This is especially true if you have small children or sensitive pets.
Everyone enjoys going on vacation from time to time. Staying in an RV allows you to do so while still enjoying the comforts and security of your own space. Before you make any vacation plans, contact the parks you are considering using. Find out about the services offered and the park rules. The more you know beforehand, the more smoothly your vacation will go. Then, you can enjoy the relaxing time away from your day to day existence.