RV Lifestyle

The Perks of Cold Weather RV Camping

How to Stay Comfy While Cold Weather Camping

Turn camping into a year-round activity with these helpful tips to staying comfortable while cold weather camping. 

Non-Traditional Family Vacation Ideas

Avoid the traditional tourism hotspots and consider these perfect vacation ideas for your next RV getaway.

How Much Does an RV Cost: New vs Used

When looking to buy an RV, you might ask: how much does an RV cost? Learn what can impact an RV’s cost to buy, what used RV prices look like and more.

3 Tips to Master Eco-Friendly Camping

Want to reduce your carbon footprint the next time you camp in your RV? Learn more about eco-friendly camping and make your next adventure sustainable!

RV Parking Regulations To Know Before Hitting The Road

Discover RV parking regulations and find out where you can park your RV in this helpful guide.

What You Can and Can't Do While Driving an RV

Whether you’re an RV newbie or an experienced RVer, knowing RV rules while driving makes for a safe and stress-free trip. Here’s what you need to know.

A No-Worries Guide To Driving A RV

Are you nervous to drive a RV rental? Read this no-worries guide to put your mind at ease and get your crew on the road.

7 Best Apps & Resources for RV-Friendly Driving Routes

You stopped at the camping supply store but what about the app store? These helpful apps ensure you can find RV driving routes across the country.

What Cars Can be Flat Towed Behind an RV?

Planning to bring your car along on an RV camping trip? Learn what cars can be flat towed behind an RV, how to set up a tow bar, and more before your trip!

10 Tips to Take Better Star Photos with John Weatherby

Photographing the stars can be an amazing activity while cruising in your RV. With proper planning and preparation, you can achieve some incredible results with a basic dslr camera and a tripod.

Easy Camping Breakfast Recipe- Huevos Rancheros

One of the best parts of RV Camping is cooking a meal while out in nature.  Enjoy one of our favorite easy camping breakfast recipes that is super easy while still being delicious!  

A Family Roadtrip: RVing with our Baby with The Outdoor Fam

Want to know what it is like renting an RV with a baby? Join The Outdoor Fam as they take us on their journey through Utah while renting a Cruise America RV.

How Much Does the Average RV Park Cost Per Night?

Looking for a breakdown of average RV park fees? From low cost parks to luxury RV resorts and everything in between, explore this guide to RV park prices.

Cruise Stories: On the Road with HuntHikeHook

Have some downtime?  Now more than ever we all yearn for more time outside adventuring, exploring, or maybe just a place to enjoy your favorite drink and a view.  

5 Tips for an Affordable RV “Social Distancing” Vacation

In an effort to “social distance” this summer, my family and I decided to cancel our vacation plans to destinations that required flights. While I was searching for nearby, fun alternatives, a friend recommended we rent an RV.

Traveling in an RV if you’re a Newbie

Come along with Emanuela Campanella and her husband as she tells us what it's like to be an RV newbie!

Cruise Stories: Q & A with Gaby and Mario

Ever been to Big Ben National Park? Let's head out with Gaby and Mario as they Cruise through Big Bend National Park with this week's #CruiseStory.

5 Major Advantages of an RV for Your Next Photography Trip by Jordan Banks

There is nothing quite like a good RV photo trip and that’s why wherever possible I choose to travel by RV.

5 Fun RV Driving Games for Roadtrips

For some great family fun while driving, check out the fun games to play while on the road with Cruise America!
 

How Do You Know if Your RV Converter is Bad?

Are you frustrated by your RVs power system? Follow along and learn if your RV converter is the culprit and what to do to fix it!

RV Seat Belt Laws in Every US State & Canada

Heading out for an adventure? Make sure you know the RV seat belt laws for each state you visit! Learn more with Cruise America’s comprehensive guide.

Comparing RV vs. Towed Camper Rentals for a Vacation

Buckle your seatbelts—it’s time for the RV vs. camper debate. Learn about cost, comfort, fuel and more for your next vacation.

Should I Buy a New or Used RV?

Ready to join the amazing RV lifestyle by buying an RV? Learn more about what to know when buying an RV and find out if you should buy a new or used RV.

Guide to RV Size Limits for Popular National Parks

Get out there and explore! But before you leave,  know the national park RV length restrictions of the place you’re visiting.

How to Anchor an RV in High Winds

Believe it or not, high winds can flip RVs! However, it’s extremely unlikely. If you want to learn how to protect your RV, read more RV anchoring.

7 Most Common RV Electrical Problems

A crucial part of your RV trip prep is learning about your RV rental! Learn about these common RV electrical problems and how you can fix them on the road.

How Much Will It Cost to Fill Up an RV?

When planning your next trip, you might ask yourself,“How much does it cost to fill up an RV?” Learn more about RV gas costs and how to calculate them.

How to Get WiFi in an RV Rental

Need to stay connected on your RV road trip? Follow along and learn all about what to consider before making a purchase and all your RV WiFi options.

Cruise Story: Q & A with Naomi & Luke

For this week's #CruiseStory we are heading out with Naomi & Luke as they head out on a one way road trip from San Francisco to Salt Lake City, UT.

Do You Need a Special License to Drive an RV?

Ever wondered, “Do you need a special license to drive an RV?” Learn more about RV license requirements when planning your next adventure!

Choosing Between RV vs. Hotel: Pros & Cons

Planning the perfect vacation but don’t know where to stay? Learn more about the pros and cons of staying in an RV vs hotel and spend your holiday in style!

Delicious and Easy RV Meals With Minimal Cooking

Craving something yummy for your next road trip? Check out these easy RV meals and add some brand new flavor to your next RV adventure!

Cruise Stories: Q & A with The Osborn Family

Our next Cruise Story is coming to you all the way from Erie, Colorado, where the Osborn Family decided to go on a "Spring" Break all around Colorado! Pretty clever if you ask us!

How to Create a Vacation Scrapbook on your Next RV Trip with FlyingWithFour

With all the busyness in my life, I am always looking for ways to save the memories in a more tangible way other than a digital photo forever trapped on my cell phone. There is nothing quite like picking up a photo album or scrapbook in your hands and flipping through the pages.

Cruise Stories: Q & A with Dominic and Lauriane

Join us as we peak into Dominic and Lauriane's #CruiseStory from their adventure to the Grand Canyon and Las Vegas. 

How to Clean Your RV Toilet: 5 Tips for Freshness

Is your RV toilet need of some scrubbing? Get rid of unwanted smells and learn how to treat the source of the issue with this guide on how to clean your RV bathroom.

RV Mattress Sizes: How Much Room Will I Have?

The best part of an RV trip is getting some amazing sleep! Learn more about RV mattress sizes so you can plan and pack for the perfect trip.

Spring Cleaning for RV Owners

It's that magical time of year again  – when all RVs need a good spring cleaning. Consider this checklist before you tackle your camper. 

Social Distancing and Travel: What Are Your Options?

Are you worried about traveling while practicing safe social distancing?

How Does an RV Toilet Work Exactly?

Planning your first RV trip and wondering “how does an RV toilet work”? Learn more about using your RV’s toilet to enjoy a comfortable RV camping trip.

5 Tips for Staying Healthy on the Road

An important part of any trip is staying healthy! Check out our tips on staying healthy on the road and have an amazing adventure with your family.
 

Breathe New Life Into Your Outdoor Adventures


Prep, plan and party your way into new outdoor adventures this year. 

6 RV Camping Hacks to Simplify Your Life

From storage ideas to RV lifestyle tips and tricks, these RV camping hacks are sure to make your next trip a great one!

Where to Dump RV Waste: Beginner's Guide

You can’t dump your RV waste just anywhere. To help you plan your trip, we’ve put together some important tips on RV waste stations and where to dump it!

Why Getting Outdoors is Such a Benefit

Explore the incredible reasons why you might enjoy getting away from the hustle and bustle of daily life and enjoy the secluded, peaceful outdoors!

RV Must-Haves for the Summer

Summer is a prime RV camping season, but before you pack the RV and hit the road, check out these RV must-haves for the summer!

Avoid Crowds and Spend Some Time in Nature by RV

Whether you’re looking for the getaway or impromptu break, we’re here to help you relax in style! Learn how to avoid the crowds while RV camping.

Is It Bad to Leave your RV Plugged in All the Time?

Are you leaving your RV plugged in all the time? Find out why that might not be the best idea in this article.

Where to Find Free Overnight RV Parking

Get some shut eye! Learn where to find overnight RV parking and other tips to know before stopping for the night.

How to Embrace Your Inner Eco-traveler

We love nature and we all want to preserve it for future generations. But, somtimes, we do things that hurt the environment without even realizing. Embrace these tips to preserve our natural spaces for generations to come. 

How to Not Be “That Guy” in Nature

From RV camping and casual picnics to backpacking and national park hopping, we all have opportunities to be good stewards of our wild places.

Tips for the First-time Wildlife Tourist

When most people think of wildlife tourism, African safaris tend to come to mind. However, the U.S. abounds multiple wildlife attractions to enjoy in an RV rental. Here are a few things to keep in mind along your journey.

The Ultimate Spring Break Travel Playlist

These RV road trip songs are sure to put a smile on your face and a tap in your toe.
 

RV Storage Hacks for the Pro Traveler

Being on the road doesn’t mean you have to live in clutter. Use these RV storage hacks to better organize your RV travel.
 

What to Do With Your Travel Photos ... Besides Bore Your Friends with a Slideshow

When you’re on an RV adventure, you can’t help but capture your favorite moments. Instead of letting your photos go to waste, get creative with these five crafty ideas.

How to Get the Best Sleep While RV Camping

Traveling is the best thing ever … unless you have a hard time falling asleep somewhere new. On your next RV adventure, try out these tried-and-true sleeping tips for camping.
 

9 Travel Goals to Check Off in 2020

Still haven’t made your New Year’s resolutions just yet? No sweat – we’ve got you covered with these travel goals for 2020. 

 

Healthy + Yummy Camping Recipes to Try in 2020

Are you hoping to eat better this year? Check out these awesome recipes, each parked at the corner of delicious and healthy. 
 

Tips for Traveling With Your Pet

There’s only one thing happier that a dog with its head hanging out the car window and that’s having them along for the ride on your next RV vacation. 

Luxury RV Resorts to Try in 2020

Trying to convince a non-camper to go RVing in 2020? Sweeten the offer by taking them to one of these luxury RV resorts.

A Peek Inside a Cruise America RV Rental

Thinking about going on your first RV trip? Here’s a quick snapshot of our RV interiors, to give you a feel for the space.

Best Indoor Games for Winter Camping Trips

Taking a road trip this winter? Make the most of your time indoors with our list of favorite games everyone will love.

RV Camping: In-season vs. Offseason

Unsure when to take your next RV getaway? Check out our guide to learn more about the benefits of both in-season and offseason RV camping. 

How to Winterize Your RV

Is winter giving you cabin fever? Winterize your RV and hit the road for an epic adventure. 

Campground Cooking Made Easy With Pre-made Meals

Make campground cooking a breeze by doing your meal prep in advance. Check out these fun recipes to get started!

Must-have Cold Weather Camping Gear

When it comes to camping in the cooler months, having the right winter camping gear with you can make all the difference. 

Must-Haves For Camping With Your Dog

Take Fido on your next RV adventure with these handy tips from Cruise America.

Camping Cocktails Made Easy

Mix up your favorite Happy Hour libations with these camping-approved recipes.

4 Unforgettable Ways to Celebrate Halloween Outdoors

Goblins, ghouls and ghosts, oh my! Get in the Halloween spirit with these spooky activities that are perfect for an outdoor adventure. 

6 Awesome Camping Hacks

Whether you're a backpacker, tent dweller or fellow RV enthusiast, these camping hacks are a lifesaver!

8 Must-try Fall Camping Recipes

The fall camping recipes that you've been waiting for all year! 

Why RV Ownership May Be Right for You

There's only one thing better than renting an RV ... and that's buying an RV! Here are a few things to help you decide if the time is right for RV ownership. 

How to Find Free RV Campgrounds

Trying to camp on a budget? Look no further! We've rounded up a few resources to help you plan an inexpensive RV adventure.

How To Plan A Successful RV Road Trip

Whether you’re a first time RVer or you’ve been around the block a time or two, these tips for planning an RV road trip will put you on the road to success. 

6 Etiquette Tips for RV Camping

Whether you’re new to camping or a seasoned pro, it’s always good to be mindful of camping etiquette. Here are a few tips you’ll want to keep in mind.

5 Reasons to Take Your Family Camping

Need a good reason to go camping as a family? We'll give you five!

Can You Drink in a Moving RV? 4 Important RV Alcohol Facts

Before you raise a glass to your RV trip, learn about the RV drinking laws that you’re required to follow. Enjoy this informative article responsibly!

Tailgate Like a Pro This Fall

Football and tailgates go together like peanut butter and jelly. Step up your game with these fan-tastic tips for game day. 

Pro Resources for Road Trip Dining

Whether unique roadside diners or quaint local cafes are calling your name, we’ve rounded up a list of resources to help you scope out the best local eats on your road trip route. 

3 Easy Ways To Hitch Your Bike on an RV

Biking is a great activity for any camping trip. If you're unsure how to bring your bike along for the ride, here are a few RV bike racks that make things easy. 

How to Take a Relaxing RV Trip

An RV trip is the perfect opportunity to escape reality and and get some much needed relaxation. Check out these easy ways to have a restful vacation. 

Camping – The World’s Best Guilt(free) Pleasure

RV camping is more than just a vacation; it’s a way of life. Check out the top reasons why it’s our favorite way to decompress. 

Must-try Gourmet Hot Dog Recipes 

Spice up the menu for your next RV adventure with these unique (and delicious) hot dog recipes!

Tips For Campfire Safety

For 75 years Smokey Bear has been teaching us the importance of fire safety. Now, its time for us to do our part with these tips to remember on your next RV camping trip. 

RVing = Camping With Convenience

Camping doesn’t have to be a chore. Here’s why RV camping is the best way to get outside without ever feeling like you left home. 

How to RV Camp Like a Seasoned Pro

If you’re a first time camper, read in to make sure you can answer these common RV camping questions. 

How to Pick the Best RV Campsite for Your Vacation

The options are truly endless when it comes to planning an RV vacation. Here are a few tips for choosing the right campground for you. 

How To Plan an RV Camping Trip to National Parks

Preparing for your next RV trip doesn’t have to be stressful with these tips for camping in a national park.

10 Music Festival Must-Haves

Not sure what to pack this festival season? Check out our top festival necessities to get you through another memorable summer.

What You Need To Know Before a Long-Term RV Rental

If you’re thinking about taking a long-term RV road trip, here are a few key things to know before hitting the road. 

RV Road Trip Planning 101

You know that RV road trip you’ve been thinking about for a while? With this easy planning guide, we’ll have you on the road in no time.

Tips & Tricks for Camping with Toddlers

If you’re nervous about taking your toddler camping for the first time, this blog is for you. These tips will help you keep your sanity while having a ton of fun in the process.

5 Things To Consider Before Buying an RV

Are you thinking about buying an RV? Here are five things to consider before purchasing your own.

Take a Drive To a Celestial Experience

Take your RV rental out of town for spectacular stargazing.

12 Mouthwatering 4th of July Recipes

Hosting this year’s 4th of July celebration? Try these classic summer barbeque recipes featuring a unique spin the whole family will love.

9 Father’s Day Gifts for Dads Who Love to Camp

Not sure what to get dad this Father’s Day? Check out our gift guide for the guy who loves to be outdoors.
 

Top 6 Non-Tech Boredom Busters For Long Road Trips

“Are we there yet?” We’ve all heard it, but we don’t have to! Remind your crew that getting there is half the fun with these boredom busters that are perfect for your next RV road trip. 

How to Keep Your Cool During Summer RV Trips

Summer is great for camping, but it may come with some extreme temperatures. To help you out, here are a few tips to consider if you're traveling this summer.

Tips for Getting into RV Travel

RVing is becoming more popular by the day. Not sure if it's for you? Learn more about the benefits of RV camping. 

The Perks of One-way RV Rentals

Thinking of getting a one-way RV rental? Here are some of the perks.

RV Safety Tips for First-time RVers

Safety first! Before you hit the road in your RV rental, check out these safety tips. 

Ultimate RV Camping Pack List for the First-Time Camper

Camping for the first time and not sure what to pack? Take a look at our Ultimate RV Camplng Pack List.

Easy (and Delicious) Grilling Recipes for Camping

There’s nothing like eating delicious food hot off the grill when you’re camping. Treat yourself to some delicious, new options with these easy grilling recipes for camping. 

The Perils of RV Sharing

Considering trying RV sharing for the first time? Here are a few things you should know before you make your choice. 

How To Cook Delicious Veggies When Camping

Veggies are what's for dinner! Add healthy options to your camping menu with these cooking tips and vegetable recipes for camping.
 

How to Take Insta-worthy Sunset Photos

Sunrises and sunsets can be so pretty, they make us want to jump for joy … until we try to take a decent photo of them. Next time you're tackling Golden Hour with your camera, consider these landscape photography tips.

RV Rental Tips for Beginners

There are a lot of things to know about camping in an RV, but the good news is that these things are easy and fun to learn. You just need to do it, and join the rest of America as they realize just how relaxing and convenient RV travel really is.

Spring Into Action with Cruise America

Traveling in the springtime can be an extraordinarily pleasant experience. It’s not too cold, it’s not too hot, and, according to Goldilocks, it’s JUST RIGHT! Here are a few places that have become popular spring hangouts.

Come On, Baby, Light My Fire

No campsite is ever complete without a campfire. It’s a great place to sit and enjoy each other’s company and making some tasty grub. But what if the fire isn’t easy to start? What if you can’t find dry kindling? Cruise America has prepared a few handy campfire hacks so that you’re never without a roaring fire again.

Class C RV & Motorhome Sales

Class CRV & Motorhome Sales - Learn whether to rent or buy - Cruise America's the way to go.

How Much to Rent an RV?

The first question that will pop into anyone's mind when considering renting a recreational vehicle is how much to rent an RV?

1 800 RV For Rent

The first question that will pop into anyone's mind when considering renting a recreational vehicle is how much to rent an RV?

Camper Rentals

Camper Rentals can incorporate a whole lot of meanings. The term "camper" is really just a term used for any type of rolling structure that you can camp in, including motorhomes.

Amusement Parks in the United States

Florida and Texas have some of the best amusement parks in the United States. Visit Cruise America today for information on fun vacations to amusement parks in the United States.

Summer Vacation Spots

Cruise America RV rental has great summer vacation packages. Check out the fun summer vacation spots and ideas at Cruise America.

RV Road Trips - US to Canada

RV Road Trips - Travel the US and Canada with an RV road trip through Cruise America RV rentals. For an exciting cross-country adventure, plan an RV road trip.

Senior Graduation Road Trips

Celebrate high school or college commencement with an RV graduation trip. Cruise America RV rentals make it easy to enjoy a cheap senior graduation trip.

Family and Class Reunion Ideas

Looking for fun family reunion locations? Cruise America RV has great tips for family reunion locations and class reunion ideas.

Cheap Travel for Spring Break Trips

If you're looking for cheap travel for spring break, rent an RV from Cruise America. Touring by RV promises family fun as well as cheap travel for spring break vacations.

Pet-Friendly RV Vacations

Cruise America RV rental is your source for pet-friendly lodging. According to our pet-friendly lodging policy, every family member can come along!

Inexpensive Family Trips

Cruise America RV rental offers an ideal way to take inexpensive family trips. See our guide to inexpensive family trips for more ways to save.

Southwest RV Parks

From Las Vegas to Dallas, RV parks make a great place to stay. Visit Cruise America today for tips and advice for booking online RV parks.

Canadian Hunting Trips

American and Canadian hunting trips are great for fun summer and fall vacations. With Cruise America RV rental, you can take discount hunting trips anywhere you choose.

Best Fishing Trips

Use our cheap fishing trip guide to find the best fishing trips in your area. Cruise America RV rental has your ticket to a great cheap fishing trip.

RV Camping Even in the Winter

Enjoy the outdoors like never before with RV camping from Cruise America! Our RV rentals make RV camping affordable and easy.

Fall Foliage Driving Tours

Plan a fall foliage driving tour with Cruise America RV and get a great deal on your trip. From New England to the Great Lakes and beyond, your fall foliage driving tour is complete with Cruise America.

NASCAR Travel Packages

Visit Cruise America for NASCAR travel packages without the high cost. Save money and get up close at the track with our NASCAR travel packages.

Little League World Series

Recreational vehicle rental makes travel to youth sports events convenient and economical. See for yourself -visit one of Cruise America's nationwide recreational vehicle rental locations.

Emergency Shelter Plans

When the unexpected strikes, use Cruise America RV for your emergency shelter or portable work shelter. Safe, comfortable and convenient, RVs make great emergency shelter plans.

One-Way RV Moving Rentals

RV moving makes your cross-country and one-way rental moves easy and comfortable. Choose Cruise America for all your RV moving needs, and save time and money!

Cross-Country Moving Made Easy

Make cross-country moving and other long-distance moves less stressful. Rent an RV from Cruise America for a relaxing cross-country moving experience

One-Way RV Road-Trips

For cross-country moves or fly-and-drive vacations, one-way RV rental can be your ticket to fun. Visit Cruise America today for one-way RV rental information.

Modes of Transportation

There are several modes of transportation available to travelers. Depending on where you're going and how long you will be gone, you can decide if RV rental rates are worth the money.

RV Trip Across America

Recreational Vehicles, or RVs as they are known today, have been around for almost 100 years. Before deciding to RV across America, it’s a good idea to consider just how far the RV has come since its inception.

Ten Reasons to RV

There are only so many ways to travel. It’s pretty simple; you can drive the whole way in your family car — Oh, yeah, that’s always a blast with the kids squirming and the luggage getting rained, snowed and hailed upon as it rides restlessly on top of the car.

RV Camping 101

RV Camping can seem a bit overwhemling at first, but don't worry we have you covered!

Tips for Cooking in Cold Weather

Winter cooking tips from Cruise America:

Six Advantages of RV Travel

Here are a few of the top advantages to traveling in a Cruise America rental RV

6 Tips for What NOT to do as a First Time RV Renter

We are here to help with on your first time renting an RV.  Here are 6 Tips for what NOT to do for your first RV trip.

Spend Money on Experiences Over Things

When you are on a vacation, you can’t help but create memories, whether on your way to your destination, or once you have arrived. 

Avoid the TSA Hassle by RVing

Enjoy the stress-free relaxation that comes with being in command of your schedule, doing what you want, when you want and enjoying the gorgeous views out the window as you travel in supreme comfort.

5 Tips for Travel

Take a look at some of the things to remember as you plan for your next RV journey:

Why Live in an RV?

Ever think about what it would be like to live full time in an RV? We break down why full-time RV life is something to consider.

What is your In Tent?

We break down a few comparisons to tent camping vs. RV camping:

Small RV Rentals - Class C

Small RV rentals from Cruise America can be a trip saver because they are easy to maneuver and have everything your party needs.

The Ten Commandments of RV Travel

RV Travel tips from Cruise America

Hints for the Novice RVer

Hints for the RVer who needs a little guidance

Great RV Road Trip Ideas

RV road trip ideas from Cruise America

RVs Are Not Just For Traveling

RVs can be used in many ways, aside from just traveling:

3 Borderline Genius Camping Desserts

Both easy-to-pack and delicious to eat, these dessert ideas are perfect to make during your next camping trip.
 

The Best of Cruise Christmas Music

Buckle up, we're about to show you how to have some fun with Christmas music!

Cruise America Partners with Santa and Team for 2018 Deliveries

Get ready to see what it's like when an RV is Santa's way of delivering gifts. The smiles will be endless and the stories will be priceless.

Have a Holly, Jolly Campout!

Holidays are meant to be joyful. Spruce up this holiday season with an RV rental and pick the destination that excites you the most!