Spring RV Camping Checklist

Spring is just around the corner. Though it sure doesn’t feel like it, but if you’re anything like me you’ve already booked that first trip. Whether you have or haven’t booked yours. It’s time to start getting your camper ready for that first trip of the year. Here is your getting ready for spring camping checklist.

Get your RV Road ready

      1. Inspect the Exterior: Check for any damage or signs of wear and tear on the exterior of the camper. Look for cracks in the body, missing or damaged seals, and check the roof for any leaks. Also, check the tires for proper inflation and any signs of wear. 

      2. Check the tires: Insure tires are fulling inflated and are in good condition. Make sure there are no signs for dry rot and the tread is an acceptable depth.

      3. Check the Battery: Check the battery to make sure it is fully charged and in good condition. If it has been sitting for an extended period, consider replacing it.

      4. Check the Propane: Make sure the propane tanks are full and in good condition. Check all the connections to ensure they are secure and leak-free.

      5. Check the Water System: De-winterize and sanitize water system. Check all the water lines for leaks or damage, and make sure the water tank is filled and in good condition. Run the water through all the faucets to flush out any sediment or debris that may have accumulated during the off-season.

      6. Clean the Interior: Clean the inside of the camper thoroughly, including the floors, countertops, and bathroom. Check all appliances to ensure they are in good working condition.

      7. Stock Up on Supplies: Make sure you have all the necessary supplies for your trip, such as bedding, towels, cookware, and food. Make a list of everything you need, and double-check before you leave.

      8. Test Everything: Test all the systems in the camper, such as the electrical, heating, and cooling systems, to make sure they are in good working condition

Why camp in the spring?

RV camping in the spring is a great way to kick off the camping season. There are many reasons why spring is an ideal time to take your RV out on the road. 

  1. Mild Weather: Spring temperatures are generally mild and comfortable, making it a great time to enjoy outdoor activities. You can explore nature without the scorching heat of summer or the freezing cold of winter.
  2. Less Crowded: Spring is typically a less busy time for campgrounds, which means you can enjoy more peace and quiet. You won’t have to compete with as many people for campsites, and you may even be able to snag a spot in a popular campground that is usually booked solid in the summer.
  3. Beautiful Scenery: Spring is a time of renewal and growth. The trees are budding, the flowers are blooming, and the wildlife is becoming more active. This means you’ll be able to enjoy some stunning views and unique wildlife sightings.
  4. Lower Prices: Campground fees are often lower in the spring, which means you can save some money on your camping trip. Some campgrounds may even offer special spring rates to encourage more visitors.

So, if you’re ready to kick off your camping season going during the spring may be the best option for you.

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