Saturday, September 23, 2023


Rules for RV happiness

By Jim Twamley

On the road I’ve met all kinds of RVers, and one couple I met are out having the time of their lives. David shared his philosophy of RVing which he calls, “Six rules for RV happiness.”

1. Any driving day must be limited to 250 miles or five hours.

2. Regardless of rule one, you must stop in time to set up completely in daylight.

3. You must set up for at least 48 hours.

4. Because of the size limitations of their fifth wheel, they limit occupancy as follows: Drinks for six, dinner for four, sleeps two. The sleeper cab of their tow rig acts as the “condo” for overnight guests.

5. The driver does not start the engine until the “navigoddess” knows where they are going and how they are going to get there.

6. If in snow, you’re doing it wrong!

These “rules” might not be “one size fits all,” but they’re certainly worth pondering.



    • Sorry, Rose. That’s an old post so the format was prior to our having ads automatically inserted, i.e., there was no “conflict” between the text and the ads. I’ve edited it slightly, so hopefully you can see the entire post now. If not, let me know and I’ll try something else. Thank you for letting us know! Have a good afternoon. 😀 –Diane


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