Make yourself at home on the road Live down by the beach one week and way up in the mountains the next? It sounds like an impossible dream, but motor-homers do it all the time. Whatever draws you to the mobile life-adventurous domestic vacations or permanently itchy feet-RVs & Campers For Dummies helps you feel right at home. The book explores the key aspects of glamping-with-wheels. Discover how its possible to bring beauty spots right to your doorstep without sacrificing domestic comforts like a comfy bed, private bathroom, and wholesome, healthy home cooking! In a down-home, friendly style, mobile-living veterans and husband-and-wife team Christopher Hodapp and Alice Von Kannon welcome you inside to discover everything from deciding to rent or buy the vehicle that best suits your needs to planning and prepping your first journey and then setting yourself up wherever you arrive at the perfect spot. Along the way youll learn how to adapt your driving skills to pilot your home on the road, as well as how to keep every aspect of it shipshape and ready for action. Explore your RV and camper options Stock up with the right supplies Get a snapshot of the mobile home lifestyle Troubleshoot common problems Getting there is half the fun-and this guide shows you how to do it safely and in style. So, buckle up (or relax in the back) ... its going to be a wild but incredibly comfortable ride!
The husband/wife team of Chistopher Hodapp and Alice Von Kannon (metro Indianapolis, IN) have a deep history with motorhomes and campers. Alice grew up in a family that owned and traveled in motorhomes since her birth. Christopher travelled and worked extensively in motorhomes for his business as a commercial filmmaker for over two decades. Together the couple has owned and maintained motorhomes for personal use for over a decade. They have visited and camped in 44 of the 50 United States in conditions ranging from sweltering summers to monsoon-like rains to the dead of winter. They are also authors of several books in the For Dummies series.