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3/15/19 7:55 A

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I'd rather rent a car and ride around the coast, but for the night I would stay at the hotel. I also did when I went to Lichtenstein. My friends and I rented a car and armed with planetofhotels.com/en/liecht
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and it was perfect. Since the motorhome is not suitable for every country and not for every company. In addition, Liechtenstein is a small country and I want to see the sights in greater comfort.

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9/12/16 1:45 A

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I personally like motor home because of its sheer luxury and comfort feeling.

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1/23/15 8:26 A

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We started with a travel trailer. We left from the East Coast and landed in Rapid City where the brand new, high end hitch broke. If you are crossing the country, the pull from a "tag along" is rough. My back hurt everyday.
In Rapid City we traded for a 5th wheel and loved it. The RV becomes part of the vehicle and you don't feel the pull. Only one motor(truck) to maintain. We have a home and the truck becomes our second vehicle when we are home.
5 years later, we just ordered a new 5th wheel and will be back on the road in the Spring. Plans to travel 4-6 months per year.....
We lived aboard our boat for 3 years, so RVing was a fairly easy transition. There is a lot to learn but so many great people on the road to teach you.... Rallys are a great source of information.
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1/20/15 8:48 P

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hello Doge 1995 how have you been I hope all is well .

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1/18/15 9:50 P

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I have been following the conversation and everyone is comfortable in different ways. I would give the advice of looking into what you are interested in, whether it be a class A or C, a travel trailer of fifth wheel on a pop up. As we travel a large portion of the units are MH but not of interest to us. You can look into renting one that you are interested in and then rent a different one for a long weekend. Good luck with your hunting!!

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1/18/15 3:29 P

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We travel 3-6 months out of the year and a Class B van works for us. Small enough to go into a parking spot down town yet large enough for a 6' 2" person to stretch out. We have had A's and C's before this but this one is the most convenient , for us.

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1/13/15 8:17 P

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WE have a 26 foot TT Flagg Staff 26RLS with one slide and love it had a 24 ft TT without slide for 10 years till this past summer and traded it in for the 26 ft We do to like to park it and drive in town to see the sights.

My husband has a solar system set up if we don't have electricity .

Have fun looking and getting all the info , Brenda

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1/13/15 5:35 P

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I just want to thank everyone who has left or will leave future opinions on this subject. Janis

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1/12/15 6:28 P

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If you decide on TT I recommend a 5th wheel they are more stable going down the road and easier to pull. I feel they have more space than a bumper pull. I don't have any experience with MHs but that they are more expensive to operate overall. If I were going to be full timing on the road (I live in mine full time just don't travel), I'd want to think about a MH though

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1/12/15 3:26 P

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IMHO, the best deal is a travel trailer because you get cheaper insurance, license. You can tow it and park it and still use your truck to sight see. I prefer the motor home as it is self contained and I can park anywhere and be comfortable. It is more costly going that route for purchase, toad, and braking systems needed to tow. the travel trailer or fifth wheel need to have generators if traveling remotely or not wanting to pay park fees for overnight parking while traveling which is what we do since I work full time and only get 2 weeks off to travel. Good luck when you finally decide what to try. you may want to invest in renting a few before you make a decision. TC

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1/12/15 2:45 A

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That might work for you, I'm sure you'd find one that carried that sort of pay load. Our motorhome is more the size of a large car (6ft 8 wide, 18ft long) so we can go places larger ones can't but we couldn't carry motorbikes!
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1/11/15 11:43 P

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That's a good idea--saw somewhere on here about rv'ers having motor bikes. I would love that. Since I haven't camped yet but have looked at campsites on-line, I would rather have a car to travel around to site-see. The places I want to see aren't really in a city. You are in much better shape than I am--I wouldn't be able to walk very far. I'm not in very good shape--I have a lot of weight to lose. Hopefully in a couple of years I'll be in better shape and will able to do more.

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1/11/15 4:57 A

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We have a small motorhome, easy to drive, gets into small spaces (easy to heat in winter)-that suits us. If we want to sight see in a city (which we don't do often) we'll choose a site on the edge and either cycle in or use train/bus into the centre. We always carry our bikes on the back.
We drive around England/Europe (mainly France, Germany, Switzerland so far) so that may be rather different to you and we like walking in the mountains (skiing in winter) & cycling in slightly flatter areas!
I'm really glad we aren't towing-my DH would have to do all the driving if we did I think.
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1/10/15 10:57 P

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We all have a different method of travel but most have the MH. We have a 32' travel trailer and love it. If you choose to have a TT or a fifth wheel, you need to evaluate your tow vehicle. With the MH, you need to work with the tow and car. You won't be able to back up unless you unhook the car. A TT you can back easily. Lots of things to think about when choosing your RV. Keep with us and ask questions when you have them. Most of us are seasoned travelers.

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1/10/15 5:42 P

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hi JANISG42

we've had both i say definitely a motorhome. while yes, you do need a tow car. however, if you go trailer and truck, yes you have a vehicle to drive around, but its a big truck!!

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1/10/15 4:04 P

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I've looked at both only on the computer--motorhomes seem easier to drive but would have to pull a small car in the back. Travel trailers have a lot of space but seems a bit more complicated to manuever. I want to be able to sitesee after pulling into a campsite. I don't want to sit around a campsite all day (except for those days to rest). Which take steep climbs better--I guess it depends on the car we have to pull a travel trailer. Just trying to foresee problems before buying. I seem to have put this in the wrong forum; sorry. Not used to talking on these sites. Also, been looking at Catalina travel trailers. Any comments on this brand?

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