You don't have
to be active or outgoing to go caravanning. Simply
enjoying the outdoors is an excellent reason to purchase an
RV. If you enjoy bird watching, fishing, photography,
making new friends or just plain relaxing with a good book -
these are all very good reasons to go caravanning.
caravan are there and what do I look for in a caravan?
There is a
wide range of caravans now to select from but basically
down to two types – touring and off-road. Pop tops,
expanda or slide out, full van, cross-country or an off road
all-terrain caravan. Manufacturers are now providing the
option of a fiberglass skin as well as a range of colours
for the skin of the caravan. Single and tandem axles
are also choices for the caravan buyer.
Single Axle Caravan
the construction, some are best suited for highway or ‘black
top’ roads as the constant vibration over long distances can
be testing on the frame and suspension.
are well appointed and contain all the ‘creature comforts’
but are not as robust when compared to the heavier off-road
or all terrain vehicle (ATV).
Some of the more popular manufacturers of
caravans are – Jayco, Millard, Coromal,
Roadmaster, Viscount, Evernew, Supreme, Windsor and
Advantages/Disadvantages of a caravan
unhitch your caravan and drive away in your vehicle to
sight see or go to the shop
pack up and be on your way
stops you can go inside and have a cuppa or a ‘nana nap’
really wet and windy nights you are snug inside
get away from those flies and insects
up wet canvas and no need for heaps of tent poles and
of registration and insurance (car and caravan)
storage of your caravan when not in use can be an issue
will be unsuitable for a caravan, camper van, 5th
wheeler or motor home whereas you could more easily take
a camper trailer