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Image credit - Member Nomad_Mobile_Motor_Lodge, on Instagram at @nomadmmlodge.
Image credit - Member Nomad_Mobile_Motor_Lodge, on Instagram at @nomadmmlodge.

I can hardly open Instagram these days without seeing a photo of another vintage trailer restoration or a skoolie conversion in progress. What fun! With this trend obviously growing, we hope this cautionary article might be timely and helpful.

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Photo credit: Jack Huber
Photo credit: Jack Huber

Are you thinking of buying a 5th Wheel? Are you debating between a fifth wheel and a travel-trailer, or maybe even a motorhome? One of our members and blog contributers, Jack Huber, recently went through the process of deciding what to buy and details the top 9 reasons why he chose a fifth wheel for his rig.

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Image: "Chevrolet 1956 210 Townsman Station Wagon Pulling Trailer" by bespha, licensed under CC BY 2.0
Image: "Chevrolet 1956 210 Townsman Station Wagon Pulling Trailer" by bespha, licensed under CC BY 2.0

RVing can work for almost any budget. You can buy a brand new diesel pusher bus for half a million dollars… or you can buy a used pop-up trailer for $1000 and tow it with the family minivan. If you’re looking to get started RVing on a budget, then a trailer will definitely be your cheapest option, but if you don’t currently own something that you can tow a trailer with, buying a second hand tow vehicle may also be in the cards.

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Anna Buys her First RV

For those of you who’ve followed along, you know that Boondockers Welcome is the brainchild of Marianne, who has been RVing for 18 years now along with her husband Randy. Marianne knows the ins and outs of boondocking, RVing on a budget, and getting the absolute best experience when travelling across North America in your RV.

And then there’s me.