Have you ever thought about leaving nearly everything behind and committing to RV living, even just for the weekend?
RV living isn’t just about high-tech, expensive rigs and beach-side camping. People who partake must be ready for the fun and the frustrating, from long drives to complicated breakdowns on backroads.
Instagrammers Who Share What RV Living is Really Like
If you’ve ever wondered what it would look like to live on 4 wheels as a weekender or full-time RV-lifer, these Instagrammers will give you a sneak peak into life on the road.
Danielle and Tommy spent a year renovating a 1992 Toyota Odyssey before setting out to explore the country. The duo fund their adventures by making one-of-a-kind longboards for their company @LowTideLongboards along the way.
Michael, Jenny, and their two dogs live in their RV full-time. They use a composting toilet and solar power in their off-the-grid rig. Today they believe “Life is for living” and carry out this philosophy as they document their travels and quest for alternative, healthy and sustainable living on their YouTube channel.
Nathan and Marissa wanted to spend more time with their young daughter, Hensley, and less time traveling to and from work. They decided to sell their house, get rid of most of their possessions in order to give RV living a shot. Today the trio live in a gorgeous Airstream and share their travels via YouTube so you can see what it’s like to have less junk and more journey.
Marc and Julie Bennett want to dispel the myth that you have to be a trust fund kid or a retiree to roam the world in an RV full-time. The duo both work from the road and have loved traveling to every state since they moved into their ride in 2014. Their mission is to help others embrace the possibilities of RVs and they share their stories and advice on their website.
Jenn and Brandy Jackson and their two dogs have lived in an RV since July 2017. They are seeking adventures around the U.S. like hiking and chasing the sunset. They love that their home is wherever the park, it but they regularly seek well-connected campsites so they can work remotely – a major perk to this nomadic lifestyle.
If you’re looking for inspiration from an RV-ing family follow this foursome! Jeff and Amy homeschool their two girls as they make their way around the country with the goal of visiting every National Park. They are fueled by home-cooked vegetarian meals and educational adventures.
Veronica and Denny consider the journey to be their home. They live in a Thor Outlaw 37MD motorcoach and bring along their two cats and motorcycles for the road. The couple work from the road and enjoy biking, running and eating clean.
Lauren, a sommelier, and Brandon, a bartender, run this fun Instagram about their travels in a 1989 Yukon Wilderness travel trailer in search of fermented fun. They don’t just go to breweries to try craft beer, they’re interested in the weirder, wilder and less-known side of fermentation.
Kevin and Mandy and their four furry pals (two cats and two dogs) live in a 188 square foot RV that could not be more Pinterest-worthy. If you saw pictures of the interior you would never guess it was a motorhome. The two are funny, honest and love boondocking, or camping off grid, so they can focus on their professions as an app-builder and wedding photographer, respectively.
Kate Mullen has a mission. She wants to see every National Park and Monument, a total of 443 sites! She’s an excellent photographer capturing every step toward her goal as she travels the U.S. in a 2016 Winnebago Travato named Graywolf.
Mallory was smitten with a book about tiny houses. Her now-husband Nate thought it was a phase. Now they live in a 2000 Winnebago Adventurer with their three adventure cats in search of happiness and living in the moment.
Anne, Travis and tabby cat Monkey left New York City to spend their time on the road in a 2004 JayCo Eagle. These goofballs don’t hesitate to share the less glamorous parts of RV living, like having to thaw out pipes with a hair dryer or playing pinball for an hour while the mechanic does their thing.
Elenor, a 2000 Golfstream Conquest RV, houses this family of five plus a cat and a dog. The trio started their journey recently and learned “You haven’t lived until you wake up in a Walmart parking lot.” The three kids are homeschooled as they take field trips to awesome museums and sights thanks to their portable home.
Rubi and Eduardo stay fit while enjoying the open roads of America in their Micro Minnie. They love paddle boarding, camping, kayaking, mountain biking and hiking in new destinations.
This adventurous lady is named Hannah. She loves sharing her adventures in a 1991 Fleetwood Jamboree Rallye to show the world what the RV lifestyle is all about. For her that means wandering the U.S. with her rescue pup Trixi and a bright yellow car she calls “The Banana Mobile.”