7 Things to Leave Behind on the Next RV Trip

The house on wheels, unlike a classic brick and mortar home, has limits that must be observed when operating. That being said, while certain RV accessories are essential and help you get by more efficiently on the road, there are items which serve a limited purpose and cause premature wear on your RV.

Here are ten things that can be left behind for the next camping trip.


Water is the staff of life, but water is extremely heavy to transport. Since most National Parks and campsites have full hookups, it would be better to travel with a half- filled tank until a top up is done at the selected campsite. This money saving tip with work wonders with conserving fuel.


If traveling with family, this can be a time to become reacquainted with each other. If you want to work on the road, limit the number of electronic devices carried to one if possible.

Canned Items

Consider planning out a meal and buying just enough to cover those meals. Persons tend to overcompensate and purchase too many canned items which never gets eaten and ends up in the trash. There is a higher possibility of locating organic foodstuffs while traveling so consider visiting a few markets while on the road.


Firewood may be cheaper at home, but the space taken up and the mess it causes may well be worth spending a few extra dollars to grab some on the road.


A few mornings without that fancy coffee machine is not the end of the world. Chances are much higher of it being damaged while on the road so leave it and all other none- essential appliances at home.


It is important to be prepared, but having too many tools is a huge waste of space and drag on fuel efficiency.

A Second Car

Towing an extra vehicle adds weight and creates drag which lowers an already bad mileage. Leave the extra car behind if possible.

Author bio: Rana Tarakji is an entrepreneur and a contributing writer at Stylerail, a lifestyle blog as well as Sataco, an electro mechanical company in Lebanon.

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