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Navigating The RV Lifestyle... Answering The Most Common Questions We Get Asked

August 02, 2023 Dan & Patti Hunt Season 2 Episode 40
Navigating The RV Lifestyle... Answering The Most Common Questions We Get Asked
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Navigating The RV Lifestyle... Answering The Most Common Questions We Get Asked
Aug 02, 2023 Season 2 Episode 40
Dan & Patti Hunt

Ever wonder what it's like to leave behind the hustle and bustle of everyday life and venture into the open road in an RV? We're Patti and Dan, your guides for things RV lifestyle related. In this episode, we take you on an informative and exciting journey, answering the questions we get asked all the time. Questions like  how to choose the right RV for your needs, where can I stay safely and legally overnight, and the ins and outs of planning an RV trip. 

One of the first questions is what is the RV type of RV for me?  Can a family of six comfortably live in a 40-foot RV? We've got the answer, and it comes straight from a family we've met on our RV journeys. Hear about their lifestyle, how they make it work, and get inspired to start your own RV adventure. We also zero in on different types of RVs and help you understand which one might suit you best. 

But we don't stop at types of RVs. We also touch on various aspects of RV life, like the unique concept of moochdocking and boondocking, where do we shop for groceries, and how to live in a small space without killing each other.  To top it all off, we spill the beans about an electrifying RV Life Live Event taking place on Thursday, September 14th, at Englewood Brewing Co in  Hershey, Pennsylvania. It's going to be a night to remember with local wines, live performances, and some fantastic giveaways! So buckle up and join us for an episode packed with insights, tips, and good old RV fun.

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Ever wonder what it's like to leave behind the hustle and bustle of everyday life and venture into the open road in an RV? We're Patti and Dan, your guides for things RV lifestyle related. In this episode, we take you on an informative and exciting journey, answering the questions we get asked all the time. Questions like  how to choose the right RV for your needs, where can I stay safely and legally overnight, and the ins and outs of planning an RV trip. 

One of the first questions is what is the RV type of RV for me?  Can a family of six comfortably live in a 40-foot RV? We've got the answer, and it comes straight from a family we've met on our RV journeys. Hear about their lifestyle, how they make it work, and get inspired to start your own RV adventure. We also zero in on different types of RVs and help you understand which one might suit you best. 

But we don't stop at types of RVs. We also touch on various aspects of RV life, like the unique concept of moochdocking and boondocking, where do we shop for groceries, and how to live in a small space without killing each other.  To top it all off, we spill the beans about an electrifying RV Life Live Event taking place on Thursday, September 14th, at Englewood Brewing Co in  Hershey, Pennsylvania. It's going to be a night to remember with local wines, live performances, and some fantastic giveaways! So buckle up and join us for an episode packed with insights, tips, and good old RV fun.

Special Discounts Codes: Click Link & Use Code

RV LIFE Pro Click the link for 25% off
• Motorhome Tires: $50 discount FIND MY INSTALLER
•Thousand Trail Membership Call/Text Warren & Sharon Lewis 804-366-0798
CLEAR2O Save 15% w/ Code: RVLIFEPODCAST
Open Road Fuel Card save on Diesel Fuel
LITO - Luxury In The Outdoors
Open Roads Innovative Tolling Solutions
All 48 states
Open Road Resorts Mention RV LIFE Podcast
National Vehicle Buy or Sell Your RV
Harvest Hosts Boondockers Welcome
Code: HUNT20 for 20% off
National Indoor RV Centers
6 great locations: Buy, Consign, Storage, Service & so m...

Speaker 1:

Do you have questions about the RV lifestyle? We have your answers. Today is question and answer day on the RV live podcast. We'll tackle each and every question that we've got on social media directly or anywhere else. We're going to hit them all today, and we have get asked questions all the time, and today we're going to talk about them in depth.

Speaker 2:

We've learned so much over the last three years, both the planning phase and then getting on the road and talking to a lot of people so we're going to share answers based on our experience and the people we have been talking to. Now we are in Lancaster, pennsylvania, today, and it is a beautiful green area. It is hot. We are in July, so it is hot, but it is beautiful here.

Speaker 1:

I'll tell you what. It is so green. You drive down the road and there are corn fields or soybean fields on either side of you, as far as the eye can see. It is just green. Now, I'm not loving this humidity, but everything else about this area I just love.

Speaker 2:

It has been a great place and certainly the corn on the cob fresh out from out of the field oh my goodness, it is amazing.

Speaker 1:

You know they talk about field of fork. I'm talking about field to mouth. It's coming right from that corn stock into our ninja air fry, or foodie, our ninja foodie they call it, and it is just absolutely incredible corn to die for. Now we are on our way to the Hershey RV show. It will be coming up in just a couple of weeks from when this podcast airs and if you haven't been there, you really want to be at the Hershey RV show and we're going to give you an even more of a reason to be there.

Speaker 2:

Yes, but let me give the date. So it is starting on September 13th and it goes until September 17th. We always say these RV shows are not just for purchasing an RV. Now, if you are looking for a new RV, we highly recommend going to a show like the Hershey RV show. It is a great place to look for a new RV. But the other things seeing the new products, meeting people, building a community, seminars, Dan and I will education.

Speaker 2:

Dan and I will be doing a seminar every day for five days at 10 o'clock, and we're hoping to educate people on trip planning, something we get asked about all the time.

Speaker 1:

Now do you know how to properly plan an RV trip that's GPS safe, that's safe for the road, that's safe for where you're going and safe for you and your family? We're going to tell you how to do that, and Patty will be giving away free popcorn at the event. Free popcorn at the event.

Speaker 2:

I didn't know this Free popcorn, you didn't know no.

Speaker 1:

Well, when we get ready and we sit down to do trip planning which we've been doing over the last couple of nights, because our current thought is, after Hershey we're going to change our plans and go to Albuquerque, new Mexico, to the balloon fiesta there so we sit down at night and you get yourself all cozy in your chair and you get some popcorn and you get some chocolate out and a drink or three or four and we really go at it. So we make trip planning fun. It's not a chore for us, we make it fun and it's all about that mindset of making trip planning fun. So that's what we do and we use the tool RV TripWizard, who is the main sponsor of the RV Life podcast. So now there's something else going on at Hershey, patty. Why don't you tell us about that? Another great reason to come to the Hershey RV show.

Speaker 2:

Absolutely so. If you can't be there the whole time or you just want to drop in for the fun, on Thursday night, september 14th, from six to 10, rv Life is putting on an event and it's called the RV Life live event. It'll be at the Inglewood and that is in Inglewood, hershey, pennsylvania area, and that is going to be an amazing event. Let me give the details real quick. It only costs $15 a person. Kids 12 and under are free and it is a buffet. It is local wines, it is beer, it is dessert. You can't go anywhere for a meal for $15. Even McDonald's has raised their prices.

Speaker 2:

But the best part, the border hookups are going to be performing and we are giving away. It's now thousands and thousands of dollars worth of giveaways a $2,000 electric bike, a car generator If you don't know what that is, look up cargeneratorcom. That is an amazing way to power your RV or your home. I'm getting really excited. There are so many great giveaways. We will put a link in the show notes so you could check out all, or just about all of the giveaways that we will have. But it is going to be an amazing time.

Speaker 1:

We are really, really looking forward to it. I have a white Kraken adventure bike and we're going to be giving that away. We are looking forward to it and can't wait to be there. The car generator we have one sitting on the front seat of the RV right now. What a peace of mind to have a piece of equipment like that with you. If you're somewhere and you run out of power and you need a generator because your refrigerator isn't running or whatever, you don't have lights or your hot water heater isn't working, you can just hook this thing up to your RV from your car battery. We love this product more than you can imagine, Jonathan is the owner of the company.

Speaker 1:

He'll be there at the event with us. He'll talk a little bit about it. The border hookups, who we're on the RV Life podcast just a few weeks back they will be there and they will be performing. Now they have a song called the RV Life that our producer, patrick Buchanan, actually helped write this song.

Speaker 2:

I just want to be clear. It's called Living the RV Life.

Speaker 1:

Available on Apple, spotify and Google.

Speaker 2:

Right, If you go back to the show, it was on July 29th, July 28th, Anyway, somewhere in there it was show 39. You could hear the song. They want everybody to listen and learn the song Because at the event we will be singing it. How fun is that.

Speaker 1:

I'll tell you, it's just so much fun, I might even end today. Instead of using our end song today, we might actually play that song as the end of song for the RV Life podcast today.

Speaker 2:

That sounds like a cool idea.

Speaker 1:

Just to get people really rocking and ready to go Living the RV Life. It is a great song, it's just really catchy. They recorded this in an RV park, in the back of an RV, so you can hear some real sounds of an RV park as you're listening to that song. Just a great industry song. We just absolutely love it. And that sound means it's time for today's fun fact. Our fun fact is brought to you by Open Road Resorts, with four great locations in Texas, montana and Utah.

Speaker 2:

And you know what. We talked to Chase Becker on the show a few months ago and what he is one of the two owners. What an amazing guy. We just you know the people that we connect with. We really fall in love with a lot of the people and Chase just an amazing guy. Our plan for this summer was to be in Montana and Utah and that just didn't work out for us. Those locations sound truly amazing. They are on our bucket list for next summer, but our current thought now is to go to Albuquerque and on our way out of Albuquerque our plan is to go to their resort. It's called Dallas NE. It's just northeast of Dallas and that resort truly looks like a resort. It's beautiful. I can't wait to go. I believe that's where Chase lives. I'm in that area, so I'm certainly gonna meet up with him and hang out with him. Open Road Resorts In the show notes I will put, he did offer a discount code for people who want to go to any of his locations.

Speaker 1:

And listen to the RV Live Podcast. You have to listen to the entire podcast, then go to the show notes and see that discount code.

Speaker 2:

Just for our listeners, he did give a discount, so thank you, chase Becker of Open Road Resorts, for that. Now, this is usually where we state a fun fact, and today, because it's question and answer day, we're changing things up a little bit and we're gonna ask one of the biggest questions. Let's jump right in One of the biggest questions we get all the time, and that is what is your favorite campground.

Speaker 1:

What is your favorite campground? So you're not even letting me get into the part of the show where we're gonna answer all the questions. You're hitting me with a question right up front and a question that is really really hard to answer, and because of that I'm gonna say that there really isn't a standard answer for that. There is what are you looking for in your camping experience? What do you want? And that's gonna dictate where your favorite or what your favorite campground is. So, patty, tell me about what is your favorite campground.

Speaker 2:

So I know when we started out two and a half years ago, when we went from one campground to another, we said, ooh, we love this one, ooh, we love this one, ooh, we love this one. And now, over two and a half years and 30 plus campgrounds, 27 states later, I have lots of favorites because it just depends on what we're doing Crystal River, crystal Isle in Crystal River, florida, amazing campground to go out on the water. Sedona, verde Valley because we were near Sedona and we were in Cottonwood beautiful area. That was my favorite at that time. So we keep having to say it just depends.

Speaker 1:

It really does just depend. What are you looking for? Do you wanna wake up in the morning and see a bear outside your door, just to get the rush of the day?

Speaker 2:

No, not me. I just wanna sit and have my coffee outside, so no bears for me.

Speaker 1:

But there are some people that wanna see that wildlife right outside their front door or see that river right outside your front door. We were at Circle M Campground and I gotta tell you, just so peaceful, I would open my front door and go sit outside in the front porch to have a cup of coffee and you're right on the river there. It's just beautiful.

Speaker 2:

Literally, and if you wanna see that, in some of these other places we're talking about, we do have a YouTube channel where we've done some reviews and shown you some of these places that we've gone to, that we love, and that's over on our YouTube channel, exploring Through Our Lens.

Speaker 1:

Now I'm just gonna throw a couple more out there, because we weren't camping there, but we went and had dinner there one night and been to Oregon by the Deschutes River. There's that little picnic area that we went to with Danny and our grandkids and Lauren, and how great was that just to sit there and be able to hike up the river on the side of it and see that beautiful, beautiful river. Now you and I have actually gone whitewater rafting down that river, so we had a wonderful time. When you look at the picture that we're gonna put up on the Instagram page of Patty's face, you can see Patty and our daughter Emily's face, and they are in absolute terror as we're going down these whitewater rivers. It was just really a lot of fun.

Speaker 2:

I did know we were gonna put that up on social media. He is referring to Instagram and Facebook, and the social media is the RV Life Podcast.

Speaker 1:

Well, that way you can get a visual of who we are and what we do, and our goal is to really bring you on our adventures with us, just to bring you along with it, and whether we do that through video or photographs or, as I say, painting with your voice, that is what our goal is to do. Now we're a number one question we get asked. I'm gonna let you answer that one, patty. That's the number one question we get asked is what's your favorite campground? I'm sorry I went backwards in our script a little bit there, but I'm gonna let you answer that one, patty. What is your number one? I'm putting you on the spot here what's your number one favorite campground in the whole wide world since we started this?

Speaker 2:

As I already said, there's so many different ones for different reasons, and I'm gonna add on just being in Las Vegas. At the campground, we were at Las Vegas. It was actually a thousand trails. Nothing special, nothing foofy, there's nothing. There you park your RV and you go out and explore so much in the area so I still, even though you put me on the spot, can't give you a number one.

Speaker 1:

As we go off the break right now, I'm gonna tell you that my number one campground is probably Verdi Valley, right outside of Sedona. There is a winery right next door called Alcantara. Now we're doing a lot of free spots today for people, but it was just so beautiful there and the sunsets there were absolutely spectacular. You're listening to the RV Life Podcast. I'm Dan Hunt with my incredible wife, patty Hunt, and we'll be back right after this.

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Speaker 1:

We are full time RVers for the last two and a half years. You're listening to the RV Life podcast. We also have a YouTube channel, a blog, and we do host this podcast. We love this lifestyle because of the places we go and the people that we meet along the way. This lifestyle has changed our lives and opened our eyes to the wonders of the US that we could only dream of before we hit the road. We're loving this lifestyle and couldn't imagine life any other way.

Speaker 2:

We came up with the concept of questions that we get and answering them based on well, not just because we're full time for two and a half years and it took us months before that for the planning We've listened to a lot of YouTube channels and podcasts and talked to a lot of people. So, with all the questions we get, we just wanted to take today and answer them as best we can. Now, before we dive in, we just wanna add that sometimes, because we have the RV Life podcast and exploring through our Lens YouTube channel, there are companies that give us the opportunity to offer you guys discounts, and that includes our sponsor, open Road Resorts, that gives a discount that you will find in the show notes. So some of these places you will get a discount, and we just wanna share what we've learned, our experience and what we've learned from other people often.

Speaker 1:

Now we do wanna say that we do not just take a sponsor because they have a check and they give us money. We have to believe in the product. If we don't believe in the product, believe me, we have walked away from as many sponsors or sponsorship opportunities as we have taken those opportunities. So we truly believe in anything that we're offering you a discount for, and when we go through and answer these questions, we are answering these questions from our real life, real experience position. We're answering these questions as we're your best friend. We're sitting around a campfire and we're talking about it. So I'm going to go into the first question that I see out here what is the best RV that is out there right now?

Speaker 2:

So the question here and again this is inscriptive we're just kind of, we have our little notes. So the question that we get asked all the time is what's the best RV for me? So we said let's break down for people who maybe don't have the experience just a little bit of the different types of RVs, so we know what we're talking about. So, dan, can you break down the different types and then we could talk about the best RV for the people that are listening.

Speaker 1:

Sure, well, you know you're going to start out with the king and queen of the road is called the class A diesel pusher. That's what Patty and I drive, the class A diesel pusher. Now we have an older unit, it's an old 2002 Monaco, but we fixed it up fairly, fairly knife. But that, that is the queen and king of the road. That's the big boy. Now class A's come in gas or diesel, but anybody that has gas is playing a little bit of Fred Flintstone when they're going up a hill because there's just not a lot of power behind those gas class A's.

Speaker 1:

Now the next thing is a class B. Now people say, well, what the heck is a class B? Well, a class B is basically a van that you've made the interior be able to sleep and cook and have water and that kind of stuff. So a class B is a van. Then you go into the class C. Now that is a van chassis or a pickup truck chassis that has been made into a camper and there's actually a camper box mounted to the chassis behind the cab. That comes from the manufacturer. Next thing down the road is what we call a super C, and that is exactly the same as a C, where it is a chassis of basically a truck, and then what they've done is they've put a camper van box on the back of that. And finally, there's a friend of ours that we've met several times out on the road. It's a family called the double decker, the Decker's right.

Speaker 2:

So? So, before we do that, you forgot the towables. What about the travel trailers and the fifth wheels? Fifth wheels yeah, I forgot the towables.

Speaker 1:

Those towables are things that go on a hitch on the back of a car or a truck. Now, if you have a fifth wheel, it has to be a pickup truck, because you need that fifth wheel in the bed of the pickup truck. Those are great options for some people because the fifth wheel probably has the most living space inside of it.

Speaker 2:

Right. So now, before we dive in, people ask all the time again which is right for us, and this is one of those questions that we're going to give you. To the best of our knowledge, we're going to talk about why we have the type of RV we have, but it's an individual, you know, it's so individualized. So, for instance, Dan and I live in a 40 foot, as he said. We have one bedroom, one bathroom. This RV sleeps two. If the kids and the grandkids come along, we either put an air mattress on the floor or, better yet, in a tent outside.

Speaker 2:

Right, so it is really for two people. We have our office in here, we have a kitchen table that converts to my office, so that's how this is set up. But you know, party is sex that they have two adults and four kids in an RV very similar to ours. So they're making four kids sleeping how that works. They may be at the Hershey RV event, so if you're there you can ask them how do you make that work?

Speaker 1:

Now we have run into them along the road probably three or four times. I know we saw them down at Tampa. We also saw them here. We met them originally here in Pennsylvania at a Thousand Trails Campground.

Speaker 2:

Yes, up in the Poconos. Now that's one way that a family of six can travel in an RV, in a class A RV. I should say double-decker bus. These are people. Again, they have both of these people YouTube channels. You could check out what they're doing. Double-decker bus six kids and two adults. And, yes, there is a second floor to their bus and they have three little cubbies for each of the kids. Go check that out on YouTube. That is an option. Fifth wheels like you said, dan, sometimes fifth wheels have more living space. To me they feel more like a home. There are more areas. I want to say, and Dan and I, to figure out which RV was best for us. We did do things like go to RV shows and check them out. We were pretty set on the class A for us. The benefit of the class A for me is I could go back, I could use the bathroom, I could make us snacks and food. I like that.

Speaker 1:

Now a friend of ours had a class A gas unit that we borrowed when my dad was still with us and took him back to his high school class reunion in Union Town, pennsylvania. But going up even the little hills here in Pennsylvania that unit really struggled. So I think that unit of helped us decide that the diesel pusher, which has more power than you can possibly imagine, is probably the best unit for us right now.

Speaker 2:

Right and I'm gonna say we've been in a travel trailer. So somebody asked they have kids, they wanted a bathtub, which I kinda laughed. But we were at an RV show and there was a travel trailer Travel trailers, I guess usually are your least expensive but it had a little bathtub in the shower. It did have a bathtub in it. So there's the answer here is there's all different configurations, all different types, all different price points. You gotta go kinda get in them and look. But that's just some of our experience.

Speaker 1:

And I'm gonna jump around a little bit on our sheet, because that's a perfect segue into where to buy an RV new or my next RV and we strongly recommend because of our experience going around the country speaking at different RV shows, so we've had that luxury of being at RV shows in every area of the country. So where should you buy an RV? Well, we strongly recommend the Hershey RV show. Now, if you're not gonna go to an RV show, the next best place is a dealership and we personally love national indoor recreation vehicles.

Speaker 2:

National.

Speaker 1:

Indoor.

Speaker 2:

Indoor recreational vehicle centers. We call it NIRVC, so that's the actual term. They do sell the Class Bs, so the vans, as well as Class as, so if you're looking for those, they sell new and used ones. Rv shows in general are just such a great place. Walk into the RV, sit down, look around, think about what it's gonna be like with the kids, or if it's just you, or if it's a couple. How can you work in that environment, whether it's just cooking or sitting and watching TV. Really get inside RV shows. Do give discounts. That you will not, and I learned this from our good friends from Campers Inn.

Speaker 2:

Greg said that RV shows have the ability to give discounts that as soon as they end that show, those discounts end. So they're great places, especially for new shows. Some of the shows do have used RVs, but it gives you a really good idea. The other thing is you're used from a private seller. So I know you said RVTrader. That was somewhere, dan, you used a lot as RVTrader for that's where we found this RV. Yes, yes, yes.

Speaker 1:

So there are a lot of different ways. There's a lot of shows around the country. I know, wherever you are in the US, if you're in the US and we do have people from Canada and Europe listening to the RV Life Podcast and we thank all of you and send our love out to you as well but in the US I know there are several RV shows coming up. Hershey is coming up right away. That will be here in Hershey, pennsylvania, and it is one of the largest. They actually bill it as America's largest RV show.

Speaker 2:

Yes, and it is one of the largest. We did do a video on our YouTube channel of how to navigate an RV show, so check that out. But I'm gonna go on to the next question, because when we came out of after we purchased our RV from a private seller, we had to get it back. So we bought it in Colorado Springs and we had to get it back to Las Vegas and the question was that we have and we get this asked all the time where could we stay overnight safely and legally? So we're gonna go through a couple of those. Let's talk about Walmart and the app, for that is called AllStays A-L-L-S-T-A-Y-S. I've talked to a lot of people. Dan and I have used Walmart parking lots, one of the things you do want, even if you're using the app. Call the store and ask if it is still okay to stay overnight.

Speaker 1:

Just so everybody knows. There's a lot of local ordinances that have been coming into play more and more and unfortunately we also see people taking advantage of the situation. When you go into a Walmart, a Cracker Bar or Carabellas any of those kind of places that are public parking lots where they allow campers to stay overnight you wanna leave that space as nice, if not nicer, than when you got there. You don't wanna have a campfire out on the tarmac out there.

Speaker 2:

It is a parking spot, it is not a camping spot and I was just talking to a gentleman this morning. You are parking, not camping. Now, the one thing we did discuss and Dan and I we've talked about this we've pulled into Cracker Barrels, we've pulled into Walmart For Dan and I to actually get in our bed we need to put our back slide out. And again, you want to be careful. Make sure if you're putting your back slide out you're off the main road or, like the guy I was speaking to said, put your truck or your car so it's kind of blocking that. So people know that slides out.

Speaker 2:

People in a parking lot aren't necessarily just people who aren't our veers aren't aware. But don't take the barbecue girl out, don't take your chairs out, don't set up camping. You are parking for the night. And the other thing is always go in and patronize the establishment. Now, I know I spent enough money at Walmart and anytime I'm parked there there is certainly something we could buy, as well as having breakfast at Cracker Barrel or dinner, you know, when we pull in at night. The other one is Harvest Hosts. We've done a lot of those right.

Speaker 1:

Harvest Host and Boondockers welcome and there is an RV Life podcast with the management of Harvest Host. It's just a great app, a great company and an incredible thing for our veers. Now it is modeled after the European version of this Harvest Host where people can go and they have cut deals so people can be a part of this program and come in and park for overnight. Again, it's really a big thing that you know these people are doing something for you, so do something for them and go ahead, go into the store and buy a bottle of wine. A lot of them are at wineries, so I say, buy a bottle of wine, buy an alpacas pair of socks, because they are incredible.

Speaker 1:

But we love Harvest Hosts because it's a safe, quiet place that we can go and stay overnight. When we're traveling from Hershey to Albuquerque, it's like 1200 miles and we have, I think, four or five stops that we have to make on the way. So this service just really is great. They have locations all over the country. Sometimes those locations and we've actually done this at a Boondockers' Welcome is just in somebody's home's driveway and those people are usually RVers. But we've met some incredible people, incredible friends that we still, you know, stay in touch with.

Speaker 2:

Right, and you're saying Harvest Hosts. So for those of you who don't know, it's harvesthostscom and we will put a link in the show notes. It's also Boondockers' Welcome. You could go on the one. Actually there's two different sites. We'll put that information in the show notes. Carrie Price was on the show, like you said, dan, a couple months ago and she did offer a discount code, so I am gonna pass that along to our listeners. It is for our RV Life listeners. But you know it's like you said. You could go into a Harvest Host and they say no generators, no slide outs. You could go into a Harvest Host where they say, hey, come, stay, set up your barbecue. Same thing with Boondockers' Welcome. You just have to be aware of what's okay wherever you're doing that overnight stay or if you're staying for a couple nights. This is an incredible option. We love this membership.

Speaker 1:

Now moving on, I'm gonna go into this next question here, and this is something that I really, really talk with a lot of people about. How many hours slash miles do you drive in one day in your RV Life, and how long do you stay in one place? Now there's something out there in the RV world called the 333 Rule. Patty, why don't you explain to our listeners what that is?

Speaker 2:

So Dan and I heard about this not I guess I have to back up a minute. When Dan and I first started out, we were just go go, go, go go. We thought we were gonna miss something If we didn't. We were too much. And somebody said to us and it was John. Actually we were at Lake Mead and John and his wife lovely people. But they said 333 Rule. Now they said three hours. Don't drive longer than three hours, don't stay less than three days and get there by three o'clock. Arrive wherever you're going by three o'clock. Now we've adjusted this a little, because sometimes the rule says 300 miles, which is five hours, and there are days I just don't wanna do a five hour day.

Speaker 1:

Well, you know, the big thing that I take out of that is get there by three o'clock. We have pulled into RV parks when it's getting dark or it's rainy or snowy and I will tell you that getting there by three o'clock is, you know, planning your time out is really, really important, driving three hours a day, you know. A lot of people have said to me Dan, you're just on vacation now You're retired, you're not doing anything, and I say no, no, no, no, no. That is not what it is like living the RV life.

Speaker 2:

You poor thing. So, and again, I love the 333 Rule and I think people have to decide if that's 300 miles or three hours. Dan and I have found a rhythm. We used to go and say we're gonna do five hours, but five hours of driving. And again somebody said this to me five hours of driving is six or seven hours of travel because you stop to eat, you have to stop to go to the bathroom, all of those things. You run into traffic. So if you're planning five hours driving hours, that could be six or seven travel hours. And here is another thing. Here's some of the guidelines, but you have to decide what works for you.

Speaker 2:

Certainly we're not traveling with children that are getting antsy. We don't have a pet to worry about. We love the 333 Rule, kind of the answer here, which again, is not really a very specific answer, but it's finding that groove. I do like the idea of not staying less than three days. We tend to stay a week or two weeks, but there are times it's a day, get up the next morning, stay over a night, get up the next morning, get to Albuquerque in two and a half weeks.

Speaker 1:

Right, and there's times where, I'll be honest, we've stayed places that are I was ready to go. It used to be that I would sit in the couch and watch a baseball game and have a great time, maybe mow the lawn or go lay in the pool for a while, but nowadays it's like I like that change. I'd like to be able to move around a little bit, and when I've stayed someplace, coming up on 10, 11 days, it's time to move on. I just get that antsy feeling, so feeling it is time to move on.

Speaker 2:

Now I want to say it's a good segue into you talk about mowing the lawn, sitting on the couch watching TV. We moved from a 3,200 square foot house to what we jokingly say is 400 square feet of space. And we say jokingly because we're not sure we even have that much space. So the question all the time how do you get along in such a small space? There's no lawn to go out and mow now, dan. So tell them some tips of how we're getting along in these small spaces.

Speaker 1:

I will tell you that this is such a big question. We did a whole show just on this question and it's actually one of our most downloaded shows. So it's a very, very big question. How do you get along in such a small space without killing each other? And I would never do that to my incredible wife, patty Hunt. But you know, it really comes down to communication and giving each other that space. Patty likes to journal in the morning, so I tend to just stay in bed for a little while while she comes out and has an hour or so just to herself to drink her coffee and to do her journaling. In the evening, I like to meditate, so I may stay sitting out in our brand new theater chairs, which we absolutely love and listen to a meditation tape or two. So it's everybody has to have their own thing, but at the same time having an open line of communication with each other, a and B respecting each other's personal space. Everybody needs some personal space, especially if you live five feet from each other all the time.

Speaker 2:

Right, and a lot of times people talk about it being a small space and everything you said. Dan and I have had to learn and figure out how to do that. Now, in this smaller space, communication is number one. Also, remember that a lot of times you're outside space. So while we have this RV, we are in a campground right now with acres and acres of space. Realize that that is part of it, that's part of your extended home. At that time, we do most of our cooking outside. So these are just some tips of getting along. It's those day after day of rain that you need to come up with a plan, especially if you have kids. Have a plan for what it's gonna be like, have a plan for taking one kid out at a time or spending time outside, or what are you gonna do when it is raining. So these are some of our top answers for that question.

Speaker 1:

Now, moving on to the next question. It's a perfect segue here because you're talking about planning. How do you find places to go and places to stay, and that's all about planning. So I just want to say that planning and Google, you know, youtube, seeing different places are really, really, really great. Patty, you know you do most of the planning. Do you have an idea, like I came up with the idea just now that I Kind of wanted to go back to the balloon fiesta. So we're gonna go from Hershey to the balloon fiesta and then we're gonna make our way down to a family reunion at Disney in December.

Speaker 2:

So, you know, let's talk a little bit about how you come up with that planning right and again it's, a lot of people ask a lot of different questions around this whole planning thing. How do we do it? Dan and I look at and and I think this which you're asking, dan and I look at what are what we call our hard date. So for us, hard dates are we need to be in Hershey because we're speaking, a hard date is being in Orlando because in December we have a family reunion, as he said. So we have those hard dates on the calendar, whether they're business or family, or we just want to. You know, we just want to do something and so then we just, you know, look around, that what's around.

Speaker 2:

What do we want to do? What is you know on our route? What you know? We're going from Hershey to Albuquerque. That's way off any kind of route because we're gonna end up in Florida. So we're we're bebop being around and it really is. It gets back to what you said before, dan, about communicating. Dan wanted to go up to Maine this summer and because of my mom being ill, it we just didn't do it. So we've really had to sit down together and say, yeah, probably not. What we're gonna do this summer, make it part of the plan for next summer.

Speaker 1:

That is probably one of the most important things that we adapted to, and we adapted to this on our very, very first trip with Neil and Marianne. And Albuquerque is, you know, be open to change of plans. We've actually to change our mindset. We've changed that from plans to we call it now our current thought. So our current thought is to go from Hershey To Albuquerque, to Disney, stay tuned to the RV live podcast and see if that's actually what we did do From Hershey to Albuquerque and then over to Disney in Florida and then to the Tampa RV show after that. So you know it does change. We call it our current thought. That changes almost on a daily basis.

Speaker 1:

You're listening to the RV life podcast. I'm Dan Hunt with my incredible wife, patty Hunt, and we'll be back with a lot more. We're gonna talk about things like Boondocking and mooch-talking what the heck are they? What about cooking and grocery shopping, planning, what? How do we do all of that stuff and when do you find places to put everything when you move from a 5,000 square foot house to a 500 square foot RV? It's all very, very interesting and we'll get to all of that right after this when traveling in your RV.

Speaker 2:

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Patty's all about the discount. So you get the discount because you're an RV life podcast listener. Yes, and it's 25% discount 25% discount, as Well as a couple of other things too.

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Speaker 2:

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Speaker 1:

Well, the first thing you do is take a great big breath and say so. You don't get all upset about everything, and there is a huge basement in this particular unit. We have a lot of under storage space, so we actually travel around with a complete Production studio with us, whether it's be audio or video. We have light kits, we have a PA system, we have wireless mics. We can go anywhere and do anything, include record the RV live podcast from anywhere.

Speaker 1:

now, right now, we're doing it from the living room slash kitchen of our, our RV right but you know, one of the big things and Border hookups Dave just said this to us and how they do it, because they have a lot of equipment that they take around with them as well is Find a home for everything and then make sure that when you use that thing it gets back into that home. I mean, I'm sitting here looking at a thumb drive right now that had last week's show on it because we had to go to a McDonald's or a Starbucks or something to upload that show Because we didn't have enough internet here, and so I put it back on my desk and then my desk just starts filling up with stuff. But if I could get into the habit of Taking this and putting it back into its little plastic box up there, that would probably make our life a lot easier right.

Speaker 2:

So when you get started and a lot of times going back to the other question of what RV is right for me. So whether you're part-time, sometime full-time, you got to decide what kind of storage space you need. You know, if you have kids and there's a lot of extra stuff will kind of storage space. So but back to the question of where do you put everything. First of all, organizing is key. But before you organize, it's the downsizing. So wherever you were before Getting rid of stuff, and that can be tough if you haven't used it in the last six months, it's gone.

Speaker 2:

Yeah, pretty much. So. Downsizing, that is a huge question. And then organizing, and I will say it was almost two years ago. We met Robin. I will put her Blog. It is called BG barnstormer. I will put that in the show notes because she did an episode and that was like our second episode on Organizing and the reason we had her on.

Speaker 2:

She came into the RV and she said she just does this. She magically knows how to organize space. She comes up with the most amazing ideas. She's got the hugest heart in the world. She's an amazing person. She traveled in an RV with her husband and three kids and she came in and she said okay, where's your biggest problem? And I opened the cabinets above Dan's desk there are four big cabinets and I said this and it just looked like I mean, just think of your worst nightmares, of what it looked like and she just started talking through and giving Suggestions and some things. I said, oh, that just seems so obvious. But I hadn't thought about it. She was amazing. So go to her blog, reach out to her she's on social media and Learn how to a downsize and be organized.

Speaker 1:

Now, you said that she was one of our first couple episodes. She has not yet been a guest on the podcast. When I say it, the first episodes, she was one of the first Exploring through our lens episodes, so she's back over there.

Speaker 2:

I actually. She was on the podcast.

Speaker 1:

She was on the podcast.

Speaker 2:

She was on the podcast.

Speaker 1:

I'm sorry, robin, I do not remember you being on the podcast.

Speaker 2:

She, she was our. I believe it was our second episode and the way they do episodes I don't know if that one had a number, but she was our second episode I'll I'll put. I'll put a link in the show notes and, dan, I'll have to listen to it to refresh. But yes, it's important and there are a lot of videos out there and a lot of people. The one thing I'll say, dan, you said it, take a deep breath. It is an ongoing process. We have moved things around. I can't even tell you how many times found a better spot for something, new container, new way to store something.

Speaker 1:

So be patient with yourself and don't be afraid to just go down to your basement, pull everything out, put it on a tarp or a blanket or something outside and then just re put it in there. We have found that. We have found a lot of space that way, and I also just want to point out that those four cabinets right over my desk that Patty is talking about, they are now the most organized space in the entire RV.

Speaker 2:

I'm not sure about that, but we will take pictures and you guys could judge. But now let's talk about Booned boon docking and boot stocking.

Speaker 1:

That came out really loud, but I get excited about that mooch docking is probably my favorite thing in the whole world, and we spent almost a whole summer mooch docking at our friend Cindy Smith's house and she her family owned a farm in Doylestown area.

Speaker 1:

Subworm around there up the the blue, the blue route and the turnpike there up, up up there one exit up and we really, really enjoyed staying, not only being able to stay with a friend and hang out with them, but just the serenity of sitting in a farm and being there at seven o'clock at night looking out over the cow pasture and seeing All of those fireflies. There's millions of them that we.

Speaker 2:

We have to share with our Listeners what mooch docking is. Some of them don't know. If you knew what it was, go over to our social media and say, yeah, I know what it is. We could ask that a lot like what is it? What's mooch docking compared to boondocking? So what mooch docking is? You are Mooching off of somebody, you're pulling into their driveway or their parking lot and you're staying there and you know, give your host a gift or something, and you know we took Cindy out to dinner and and did a couple other things, and we had dinners together. Mooch docking, though, is fantastic. Now, what's boondocking then? Explain that to our listeners.

Speaker 1:

Boondocking is very much like mooch docking, except you're doing it on public ground and You're going to a place where you have no hookups, meaning there's no water, there's no power to plug into, there's no sewer line to dump in. So you, to boondock properly, you must be Completely self-contained, which that's one of the reasons I love a class a. You know, here we are. We have lithium batteries, we have solar, we have a hundred gallon Water tank, we have a hundred gallon up blank tank, we have 200 gallons of gray tank. So we actually have been in a place where we were boondocking the Reno air show, which was very tough because it was ten days of the air show but because Patty and I were doing video every day, we had to shower every single morning. So we showered every single day for ten days while we were at the Reno air show and we were kind of Completely full, everywhere's blittin at the seams. But at the same time we made it down to that gas station where there was a dump station and dumped our tanks and got fresh water.

Speaker 2:

We did really well. So, but again, that's a question. Now, mooch docking, boondocking, what is it? We are planning on a show that talks all things boondocking, because there's a lot to it. So we have a guy that does it all the time amazing. We're gonna bring him on the show and get that thoroughly answered.

Speaker 2:

Now the next, probably the last big question that we get is what about cooking and where do you go? Shopping like grocery shopping, and we say, well, the same place you go, but it is a question we get all the time. So let's talk cooking and shopping. We depending on the area we're in. A lot of times the area we're in there's your local stores, dan, and I love Cascos. Some of them have propane so we could fill our tanks. Some have diesel not many I guess they were out in California that had diesel but we get our gas for our car there and we do a lot of our grocery shopping.

Speaker 2:

We do have a residential refrigerator, but here we are in Lancaster and we're going to the local farmers market. So I've gotten the local corn that we talked about earlier. That was amazing. Local fruits of vegetables, the best watermelon I have had in a year. So we shop locally. As far as cooking, we don't just do hot dogs and hamburgers. We have a ninja foodie. We had steak and rice and green beans yesterday. There are a lot of different Ways between the grill and the microwave and the ninja foodie and the stovetop, that we could cook almost anything.

Speaker 1:

Now we just got a brand new grill. That's like one of those smaller portable grills and it is unfortunately out of service here in its first month of life, but but we're very pleased with the way so far Cuisinart has really responded to the problem that we're having. So thank you very much, cuisinart. We hope to get that thing back up and operating and we'll tell you much more about it on a future episode of the RV life podcast. Now, cooking outside we also did a show when we were down in Florida. We met a chef that His specialty was cooking on campfires and we did not only a video about it on the Exploring through our lens, but we did have him as a guest on the podcast as well.

Speaker 2:

What an interesting guy and amazing food like a whole chicken and potatoes with seasoning and vegetable. It was a gourmet meal. It really was my mouth's watering.

Speaker 1:

Yeah, he did a great job and he did it all on an open campfire and the big trick to that right now and telling everybody what that big trick is is Make sure you get that fire really hot and get the embers going and then cook off the embers. Do not cook on the open flame.

Speaker 2:

That is the important tip here. That's, that is your tip for the week.

Speaker 1:

If you're cooking on a campfire, you're listening to the RV life podcast. I'm Dan hunt, your host, with my Incredible wife, patty hunt, and we will be back right after this.

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Speaker 2:

Oh sorry.

Speaker 1:

I had the privilege of having Casey on the RV live podcast. He is the president of the New Mar Corporation and while he was on the podcast he said you know, by the way, you need to update your commercial because Brett and his team are the number one New Mar dealers in the country as well.

Speaker 2:

This is what happens when the podcast is inscripted I never know what he's going to say. So they are now the both the top Integra and New Mar dealer. Okay, but National Indoor is definitely where we will buy our next motor home because of the quality of people that they have.

Speaker 1:

Yes, they, it's. It's about the experience. You know, anybody can go and have an RV on a lot and just sell it and Say goodbye and watch you go down the road. These people have the experience. There are years himself. Brett actually lives the owner of and I every. He actually sold his home and Lives in an RV himself. So he doesn't just, you know, talk to talk, he walks the walk. He is the most knowledgeable person about the RV industry in this country that I have ever met and I have met a lot of people. But sitting with him one night at dinner and we were talking about the trends and the things that are happening and he is just right on top of it and he really cares about his customers. He gets it done for his customers. So we're very, very impressed with NIRVC, the National Indoor Recreational Vehicle Centers, and Brett Davis. We just love them to death. Now that sound means it is time for today's RV life pro tip of the week with Patrick Buchanan.

Speaker 5:

As our viewers were always looking to explore. So we don't often go home the same way we came, if we can help it. Sometimes, however, it's helpful just to plot the fastest way home or simply go back the way we came. In these cases, the round trip options in RV life, trip wizard, is a handy tool to make your return trip planning more efficient. Using the round trip options, you can mirror your stops back to your starting point or find the most direct route back home. Take a look at the round trip options feature and see if it's right for you. For RV life. I'm Pat Buchanan.

Speaker 2:

Thank you so much, pat Buchanan. Pat comes on every week and gives us a tip and Dan and I have been using RV trip wizard for three years because we were using it before we even bought the RV, and A lot of these pro tips are just another feature that we may not have known about or been using. So this is an amazing feature that you could do round trip. You could go another way and go out and explore. Dan and I truly love RV trip wizard and, as Dan said, we don't move one inch without consulting RV trip wizard.

Speaker 1:

That's right, we don't. And I can tell you a little story about we were at a campground one time, one of our Not great adventures. But we were at this campground in Pennsylvania and we were at a site let's call it site 41 and at the end of our First part of our stay they made us move. We extended this day, but they made us move from spot 41 To spot 40, just right next door. So when we did that, I actually turned on the computer, got the internet all set up and Put it into RV trip wizard.

Speaker 2:

I did have to stop him on that one. That's a little extreme over there. I did have to put a stop to that.

Speaker 1:

But I had to put the RV in forward mode and reverse yeah.

Speaker 2:

Okay, we truly love RV trip wizard.

Speaker 2:

It has saved us many miles, lots of money. We can't say enough. And let's talk about Hershey again. We are very excited About the Hershey largest, america's largest RV show. So there is the RV show. It is five days. If you're looking to buy an RV, it is a great place to go look at RVs, to purchase or to get an idea what kind of RV would be right for you. But RV shows aren't just about, you know, purchasing an RV or looking at RVs. They are a place to create a community, meet people, hang out with people, say hi to people, get education.

Speaker 2:

Dan and I, as I said, we'll be doing a seminar every day at 10 o'clock. And the biggest thing, the most exciting thing for me, is the RV life live event on Thursday night, september 14th. I'm so looking forward to that. Last year was so exciting people we met that we've stayed in touch with. This is what RVing for Dan and I is all about meeting people, talking to them, sitting and eating with them, having fun. And this year, with the border hookups and their song Living the RV Life and everybody singing that song, there's gonna be 200 people, 200 people singing that song. Can't wait.

Speaker 1:

I don't think Dave knew that there were 300 people there. But that's okay. You know we're gonna have a lot of fun at that event. We will be giving away a ton of stuff. We're giving away an RV generator.

Speaker 2:

We're giving away an electric bicycle a $2,000 one $2,000 electric bike, not just some cheapo one not just some cheapo one where we're giving away a 500 watt Motor.

Speaker 1:

Are you know cracking adventure bike? It's a foldable bike. The handlebars fold down. We can actually bring it inside the RV. We've actually had it back there by the bathroom for the last two legs of this journey. Right, but it is just great. It folds up, it can go in the back of a car. It goes and goes and goes. It's got about a 40 mile Range range.

Speaker 2:

And I'll tell you so. Anybody that wants to be at this event, whether you just want to win a prize or you really want to meet and be with other RVers, this event will sell out, without a doubt it will sell out. We cannot extend the number. So at the time you're gonna hear this recording, it is August. You need to go get your tickets today. Children 12 and under free and adults are only $15 for food, wine, beer, dessert. The desserts last year were really good. The food was amazing. The place was an amazing place.

Speaker 1:

I'll tell you the Englewood is. It's like a old barn that they've completely refurbished and polished every piece of wood in there. It is just beautiful. You go in there and Literally, when I walked into that room from the back of the room, I just went oh my goodness. Yeah, it was such a great space and stand on stage and to look out at all the people in this beautiful, beautiful space. It's just you, can't you? You just don't get experiences like that.

Speaker 2:

No, no, it really was great. So, bottom line get your tickets. There's no, oh, I forgot or I can or go get your tickets today. Do not wait, be in Hershey, come see us. The RV life RV life will have a booth at the Hershey show, so they'll be there every day. They are on the rink level, so you have to go downstairs where there will be a lot of products and services and cool new things to check out.

Speaker 1:

So thank you, patrick, for your tip of the week. Round trips Not something that we've used very often, but I always say that anytime I hear a tip from Patrick it's worth looking into. So we have not used that round trip option yet, but we will, and I promise you that we will. Okay, so now it is time for the question of the week. This is your chance, right? Patty wants to jump in there.

Speaker 2:

I want to jump in because we're not gonna do the. So usually what we do is we answer a Question from our, our listeners, either from YouTube or social media live. We answer questions. But because today was all about answering questions, we are going to ask you to consider, ask you to continue to bring us questions, and there's a couple ways you could do that. You could go on social media, and then is Instagram or Facebook RV life Podcasts. You could go on our YouTube channel exploring through our lens and ask questions. You can reach out to us privately.

Speaker 2:

I do get a lot of questions Privately. People will private message us if you don't want to post it on. You know our social media. I get a question just walking through the campground. We get questions all the time. So we so appreciate our listeners and we really appreciate those of you Asking the questions. If Dan and I can't answer, we bring experts on and we want to just encourage you to continue. And if you have an idea for a guest maybe you or somebody you know, an idea for what you'd like to hear on the RV life podcast, certainly reach out to us.

Speaker 1:

We've had several guests so far that have been Listeners. They just reached out to us and we reached out to them, had a phone conversation and next thing you know they are a guest on the RV life podcast and they have been some of the best shows that we've had.

Speaker 2:

Yes, absolutely.

Speaker 1:

Now, if you have a question of the week, you know, make sure that we have a way to get a hold of you, because you may get a phone call from me someday saying Hi, I'm Dan Hunt from the RV life podcast and I understand you have a question for us and I will actually put you on the RV life podcast Now. Patty, we were talking about Hershey and the border hookups in this song that Patrick Buchanan helped write for them. That is called living the RV life. It's this so right there, living the RV life, and we're gonna try to get everybody in the room to Do that. Sing it together with the border hookups playing it.

Speaker 2:

Yeah, and we are gonna. That means you have to listen and Practice the word so you know them when you get to the event. How cool. I just keep every time I say it. I just think it's so cool to have 200 people singing this song and you're gonna play it now.

Speaker 1:

I'm gonna play it as we leave. Today You're listening to the RV life podcast. I'm Dan hot with my incredible wife, patty hunt, and we are reminding you To have a great rest of today and any better day tomorrow.

Speaker 4:

Weeks been long time car to wait Camper's load of some lights fade and find a spot I'll wear.

Speaker 4:

Stars do shine. Black taint's empty fridge is packed. Lord the hitch, raise the jacks, making time for some kickback cheer. I'm ready, so ready. Soon I'll be living the RV life. I'm dreaming, yeah, I'm dreaming. Soon I'll be living the RV life. Summer comes, I'll be traveling, taking the day slow.

Speaker 4:

I'm dreaming, I'm dreaming. I'm dreaming, I'm dreaming. I'm dreaming, just as a toil to achant for freedom. Water is my express, but I still can, but you don't always Forgetting you, but you don't always. I'm dreaming, yeah, I'm dreaming, and soon I'll be living the offy life. Yeah, I'll be living the offy life. I'm ready, oh so ready, and soon I'll be living the offy life. I'm dreaming, yeah, I'm dreaming, and soon I'll be living the offy life. Some days, soon, when the grind stops grinding, settle down and start full time in a motor home. Fifth wheel, a bumper pole, a van, leaving behind the corporate hassles. Say hello to my rolling castle, sayonara, say so long you sticks and bricks. I'm ready, so ready. Soon I'll be living the offy life. I'm dreaming, yeah, I'm dreaming, and soon I'll be living the offy life. I'm ready, oh so ready, soon I'll be living the offy life. I'm dreaming, yeah, I'm dreaming, and soon I'll be living the offy life, living the offy life. Well, living the offy life, oh, living the offy life, living the offy life.

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