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RV Trip Ideas: Your Ultimate RV Lifestyle Destinations Guide!

| Updated May 18, 2023

This ultimate guide brings all of our destination resources to one place! Browse LOTS of RV trip ideas based on location or interests…

Jennifer and I have been living the RV Lifestyle for over a decade, cataloging our trips from the very beginning. We’ve shared countless articles and resources to help our fellow RVers enjoy similar travels.

Now, we’re bringing it all together in this ultimate destinations guide filled with so many great RV trip ideas! 

You can use this guide as an index to discover new ideas or dig deeper into places or things you’ve always wanted to see. We’ve organized it into two sections: location and interests.

So, whether you’re interested in Florida or waterfalls, you’ll find excellent resources to help with planning your next adventure!

RV Trip Ideas Based on Location

In this section, we organize our many location-based articles and resources into an easy-to-scan index. You'll see helpful videos, fun articles, and links to useful resources.

When something catches your interest, click through to the links to learn more!


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We have fallen in love with the Adirondacks and New York State. There are mountains, raging rivers, deep gorges, gorgeous lakes, and hiking that can’t be beat. Then there is the beautiful Finger Lakes area and, of course, America’s top-rated state park, Letchworth State Park.


Florida has so many beautiful locations to explore, we absolutely love RVing all over the state. From the North to the South, Florida has an incredible amount of RV camping and boondocking areas.

And, boy, do we have a LOT of helpful articles on this popular RV destination!

Florida Keys

We're not done with Florida yet! Here are some great resources to plan your next RV trip to the Florida Keys. If you've never been to the Keys, add it to the top of your list!

The Great Lakes

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Lake Huron

The Great Lakes region is a must-visit destination for RV enthusiasts. With its stunning natural beauty, rich history, and diverse range of activities, this area offers a truly unforgettable experience.

From the turquoise waters of Lake Superior to the sandy beaches of Lake Michigan, the Great Lakes are a visual feast for the eyes.


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Torch Lake Michigan

Oh, Michigan! One of our favorite places in the whole world! We have traveled up and down and all around this beautiful state countless times. So, get ready for a lot of RV trip ideas for Michigan!

Mike and Jennifer's Ultimate Michigan and Great Lakes Bundle – THREE ebooks

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This bundle contains our ever-popular Michigan Upper Peninsula 7-Stop Adventure Guide PLUS the NEW LOWER Michigan Adventure Guide PLUS the US Side Tour of the Great Lakes! This ULTIMATE Bundle will help you keep enjoying Michigan and the Great Lakes for years!

The Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, UT)

The Southwest has stunning and unique landscapes you can't see anywhere else in the world. From red and orange rock formations in the desert to green and lush mountains, there's so much to see in this one area of the country.


Romantic Things to Do in Arizona

Visit Arizona for the iconic red rock formations of Sedona to the majestic Grand Canyon. Or for the vibrant cities, such as Phoenix and Tucson, which offer a range of shopping, dining, and entertainment options.


Colorado National Monument RV travel ideas
Colorado National Monument

From the towering Rocky Mountains to the rolling prairies and deserts, Colorado offers a diverse range of landscapes for RVers to explore. In the mountains, there are opportunities for hiking, skiing, and snowboarding, while the prairies and deserts offer opportunities for camping, fishing, and wildlife viewing.

Check out this Southwest Adventure Guide Bundle (Arizona, Utah, & Colorado)

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When Jennifer and I travel to the southwest, we are continually amazed at the majesty and beauty this country has to offer. And it's really hard to stay in just one state! So we created this Bundle for you in case you like to travel as we do. 

We put together our Southern Utah Guide, Colorado Guide, and our NEW Arizona Guide into this 3-State Bundle at a very reduced price!

Each of these RV travel guides is a seven-day guided exploration of some amazing places to explore in these states. And each stop is a curated view of the best things that we’ve enjoyed on these trips and want you to experience.

All together these guides are over 300 pages of content! 

New Mexico

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New Mexico White Sands

New Mexico is a great destination for RVers due to its diverse landscapes and rich cultural heritage. From deserts to mountains, RVers can enjoy a range of scenic drives and outdoor activities. The state is also home to a number of historic Native American pueblos, as well as Spanish colonial missions, which provide a unique cultural experience.


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In our article 13 Favorite National Parks for RV Camping, real RVers gave their input on their favorites. Many RVers simply said, “All of the Utah NPs” and we completely understand that sentiment with plenty of articles to back it up:

The West Coast

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There's something truly captivating about the west coast. From the mountains, to the vast forests and deserts, see why these should be on every RVer's bucket list.


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Yellowstone's vast beauty, with multiple iconic attractions and varied wildlife, exceeds even the highest bar set. It's drawn us back time and time again, and we never tired of visiting.

Mike and Jennifer Wendland's Yellowstone Travel Guide

3 Beautiful Boondocking Sites Outside Yellowstone

At the top of every RVers bucket list, it is a place so majestic, so wild, and so big that it calls us to return, to explore, to get to know the diversity of its land and animals over and over again.

Everywhere you look are waterfalls, fast-moving rivers, geysers, sheer rock faces, towering lodgepole pines, all framed by mountains under the bright blue cloudless sky.

It’s spectacular for those who love the wilderness and getting up close and personal with it. Enjoy Yellowstone for RV travel.

RV Trip Ideas Based on Interests & Hobbies

Sometimes it's not about the location, but what's at the location. Maybe for you, RVing is a way to chase waterfalls or to make your next big catch. Or maybe it's all about animals, whether it's your pet or wildlife.


If you can't wait to cast your line, we have a couple of destination articles for you. I got hooked on kayak fishing myself.

Gardens & Waterfalls

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Don't go chasing waterfalls… or do! Here is where you can find some of the pretties waterfalls and gardens in the country.

Traveling with Pets

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If you plan your road trips around your pet, you're not alone. Here are a few articles to help you and your furry friend have a grrrreat time.

Wildlife Viewing

Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

North America is home to an incredible variety of wildlife, and you can spend your entire RVing career searching for them. Whether you're a birdwatcher or any wildlife seeker, these articles can help you plan your next trip.

Psst! RV Pro Tip: Save BIG with Reciprocal Memberships for Museums, Zoos & More

The Ultimate Guide Continues!

This ultimate RV destinations guide will continue to grow as we add more resources and article to our catalog. We hope they help inspire your next great adventure!

Mike Wendland

Published on 2023-02-09

Mike Wendland is a multiple Emmy-award-winning Journalist, Podcaster, YouTuber, and Blogger, who has traveled with his wife, Jennifer, all over North America in an RV, sharing adventures and reviewing RV, Camping, Outdoor, Travel and Tech Gear for the past 12 years. They are leading industry experts in RV living and have written 18 travel books.

19 Responses to “RV Trip Ideas: Your Ultimate RV Lifestyle Destinations Guide!”

March 18, 2023at5:16 am, Brandon Sparks said:

I would love to get an RV and start traveling the country with the family..


March 18, 2023at10:08 am, Team RV Lifestyle said:

It is a lot of fun and we hope you can do this! Team RV Lifestyle


March 10, 2023at4:54 pm, Kayla Fairfax said:

This is a really great guide! I am saving for my family for the future. We would love to RV travel someday


March 11, 2023at9:11 am, Team RV Lifestyle said:

Thanks for the feedback, Kayla! Team RV Lifestyle


March 10, 2023at9:02 am, JEFF SMEAD said:

some great suggestions. Been to many of these places but not all. Keeping this suggested list


March 10, 2023at11:47 am, Team RV Lifestyle said:

Thanks for the feedback, Jeff! Team RV Lifestyle


March 08, 2023at1:49 am, Rosanne Morrison said:

Want to start planning the trip already


March 07, 2023at7:11 pm, Richard Skuse said:



March 07, 2023at4:13 pm, cathy siedlecki said:

What a wonderful lifestyle! You a truly blessed.


March 07, 2023at2:44 pm, Kelly VanAuken said:

Great info


March 07, 2023at1:47 pm, Rachelle Killackey said:

Thank you for all of the info!


March 07, 2023at7:45 am, Tom Bellamy said:

With all the problems today in our transportation systems, I would prefer to drive to my travel destination.


March 07, 2023at3:20 am, Abraham Liandro said:

Very extensive and informative guide!


March 07, 2023at1:47 am, Alan n said:

i would love to explore this country


March 06, 2023at8:59 pm, LAURA HANNIGAN said:

Love the white sands!


March 06, 2023at7:36 pm, Ilyoung B said:

Wow, what a fantastic list of places to visit! Definitely enough to try to tackle within a lifetime.


March 06, 2023at12:18 pm, Cindy I said:

Been looking for new ideas. This is a great guide. Thank you.


March 08, 2023at2:38 pm, Team RV Lifestyle said:

thanks for the feedback! Team RV Lifestyle


March 06, 2023at8:49 am, Leo Pierson said:

Great Florida words.


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