When you search for books about RV life, there are hundreds of options and it can be difficult to choose. Do you go for a memoir? A step-by-step guide? A mixture of the two?
Well, look no further because today we have seventeen RV books found on Amazon with all sorts of formats, tips, tricks, and stories about people who have lived the RV life.
Here they are:
17 RV Books for Your Reading Pleasure
1. Living the RV Life: Your Ultimate Guide to Life on the Road
by Mark Bennett and Julie Bennett
This book is all about finding out if the RV lifestyle is the one for you and how to make the switch.
2. The Simple Life Guide To RV Living: The Road to Freedom and the Mobile Lifestyle Revolution
by Gary Collins
This step-by-step guide shows you how to transition not only to life on the road, but a brand new, carefree lifestyle.
3. Are You RV Ready?
By Jeffrey Boyer
This one is an excellent resource for every RVer out there, with in-depth information for everyone from a first timer to an expert.
4. Be A Nomad, Change Your Life
by Jamie Barrett
This book is widely praised for its plethora of information and the author’s honest take about her experience, and it’s perfect even for those who are just beginning to think about RVing.
5. RV Living
by Michael Van Brown
This book answers so many important questions about RVing, like RVing with a pet, saving money while on the road, and what you should know before heading out. Bonus: it’s available on Kindle Unlimited!
6. Full-Time RV Living: What I Wish I’d Known 7 Years Ago, Before I Hit the Road
by Jerry Minchey
This book is a bit different from the others, as the author explains how to avoid his particular mistakes while on the road. His no-nonsense, honest writing is what made this book a bestseller in the RVing community.
7. #RVLife: Seeking Happiness Through a Nomadic Life
by John Hebard
This book is more of a memoir-style book about a veteran and his wife who sold everything, quit their jobs and moved into an RV. It’s entertaining, honest, and best of all, provides plenty of advice about living life in an RV.
8. Take Risks: One Couple’s Journey to Quit Their Jobs and Hit the Open Road
by Joe Russo
Written in a first person format, this book is inspirational as well as practical, advising audiences to take risks and embrace every part of the journey to living in an RV.
9. RV Living Full Time: 100+ Amazing Tips, Secrets, Hacks & Resources to Motorhome Living
by Kevin Moore
This book is chock-full with more than a hundred tips for everything from a travel guide based on the author’s favorite spots to legal considerations & things you should think about before purchasing your first RV. (Another Kindle Unlimited find!)
10. A Practical Guide to Full-Time RV Living: Motorhome & RV Retirement Startup
by Jack Freeman and Shirley Freeman
This guide is perfect for first time RVers, with things like how to plan ahead, what places to stay and even different types of RVs and how much they cost.
11. RV Camping: RV Living for Beginners
by RV Doohickeys
If you’re just thinking about living in an RV or have just gotten yours, this guide is perfect for you. It’s the complete beginner’s guide to RV living. Its contents include the 19 essential items to have in the RV, apps for your phone, and even what to do when you get sick & are far away from a clinic.
12. The RV Handbook: Essential How-To Guide for the RV Owner
by Dave Solberg
This book is known for how easy it is to navigate and understand, as well as its easy to follow diagrams. Perfect for first timers.
13. The RV Book
by Mark Polk
This bestselling RV guide is written by the author of an RV training series and is a compact version of all the RV tips you’d ever need.
14. Live Camp Work: How to Make Money While Living in an RV & Travel Full-time
by Sharee Collier
This book is all about how to make money while on the road & is filled with possible jobs & references.
15. RV Living: An Essential Guide to Full-time RVing and Motorhome Living
by Matt Jones
This book is another great beginner’s guide to full-time RV living. It has tips and tricks focused on preparing for your trip & maintaining the RV.
16. A Beginner’s Guide to Living in an RV
by Alyssa Padgett
In this book, Alyssa answers the most common questions they’ve received over the last few years they’ve lived in and traveled via RV. Questions from how to choose the right RV to how they get mail on the road, to how to find free camping.
17. Idiot’s Guide to RVing
by Brent Peterson and April Maher
Are you wanting a successful RV trip? Of course, you do! This book gives you everything you need to know to have a fun, successful and safe trip. From steps to choosing the right RV and RV rental to choosing campgrounds and tips for dealing with bad weather.
We hope this selection of books about RVing helps you find the perfect book for you and your upcoming RV adventures.
Do you have any favorite RV books you’ve read lately? If so, let us know!
Julie Bonner is one-half of the TREKKN team. She specializes in helping you whip up delicious meals in your tiny RV kitchen, as well as RV organization tips and helping fellow RVers make their RV feel like home. Her favorite RVing spot is in Banff National Park in Canada where yes, the water really is that blue and the people really are that nice.
Sunday 30th of June 2019
We have done a lot of camping but have just got an RV, used 2005 Fleetwood, to test out with lengthy trips before we take a deeper plunge. Which 3 books would you really recommend?
Monday 1st of July 2019
Congrats on getting an RV Chris! If I had to narrow it down to three, I'd go with #1, #11 and #16.