When I was 12 years old and my brother was 9, my family traveled around Europe for three months in a Vanagon camper. The experience bonded our family and enabled us to explore multiple locales without dragging a single suitcase through a hotel lobby.
My husband, a former Eagle Scout, and I decided to try our hand at the Recreational Vehicle camping adventure with our own two children, ages 7 and 9. Renting a camper, we made our way through Colorado and Utah, enjoying the RV park experience.
Here are our tips for making the most of the RV trip: