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Keeping Everyone Happy When Traveling In An RV

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Traveling in an RV can be a lot of fun for the whole family. There is so much that you can do, and because you are on a road trip, you’re never in the same place for very long. This just adds to the excitement of the holiday, but depending on what your family is like, it can feel like it’s getting a little crowded in there sometimes. It’s not easy to make sure that everyone is happy all the time, and we’re not even sure it’s possible at all, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try. In this article, we’re going to be looking at some of the things that you can do to attempt to keep everyone happy when traveling in an RV. If you want to know more about this topic, keep reading down below.


The first thing that you’ve got to do is make sure that there are always multiple entertainment options contained within the RV. The great thing about traveling in an RV is that you’re not going to be inside that much. But, when you are, there’s got to be something for everyone to do. Reading books and looking out of the window to appreciate the world that is passing by are just two options, but they can keep your family entertained for hours. 

Prepping is one of the most important parts of a trip to make sure that everyone gets what they want, so it’s something that you can’t afford to forget about. Ask your kids what books or activities they would like to do while the vehicle is moving, because once you get out it’s time for an adventure! Exploring the scenery and the area you’ve stopped in is one of the best parts of traveling this way. 


Seeing as you’re going to be traveling in an RV, we’re sure that there is going to be food in there most of the time. However, we’re not talking about food to make meals, we’re talking about snacks that everyone can eat when they are feeling a little peckish. Try to ensure that there is a mixture of healthy and less healthy snacks so that they can choose what they want, but you can overrule if you think there has been too much junk consumed! It’s normal to get hungry if you’re getting a little bored, and depending on how long you are driving at a time, it can get a little boring. 

Making sure that there is always something to munch on gives everyone something to do when they feel like there’s nothing. Plan ahead and get some of their favorite snacks in and surprise them with them!

Each With Their Own Space

It’s not an easy task to complete, seeing as you only have a limited amount of room, but it can often feel as though you are all getting on top of each other. You want to avoid this as much as possible because it can cause quite a tense atmosphere which will never end well. As such, if things start to get a little heated, try to separate it as much as you can into different sections. Get one person in one section, another in a different one just for a little while so that everyone has their own little space to be in. This should help a little bit as everyone feels as though they’ve got their own little section to just chill.

Do Things As A Family

Of course, you’re going to be doing things as a family when you are outside the RV, but what about when you’re inside? Do things together, such as playing a game, talk about various things, and generally just have a lovely time together. You never know how much you’re going to miss spending time with your family until you can’t do it anymore, so make sure that you’re making the most of it now. At the end of the day, it doesn’t matter what you do as long as you, and everyone else is enjoying it, so keep this in mind when trying to plan indoor activities. 

We hope that you have found this article helpful, and now have some ideas about how you can keep everyone happy when you’re traveling in an RV. We know that it isn’t an easy task, so don’t expect it to last all the time, but doing these things might buy you some peace for a large portion of the trip. Have fun, and good luck!


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