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Old 11-06-2013, 10:45 PM   #1
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As strange as that title is it is quite correct.

I have a partner but he is not interested in traveling away from home at all. So when it comes time to load up the ole motor home it's me and only me heading down the road.

I've joined this group because I'm new to the motor home arena; always had a 5th until this past summer; I'm new to traveling pretty much 100% solo; and, even though I'm fairly self confident heading out totally alone has me scared spitless.

I've found there are both similarities and major differences between the two modes of travel. With the 5er I could take off and see the sights but with the motor home since I do not pull a rig that is really not possible.

Hoping to get some insight into some tips on trips; places to see; and, probably more important is just being able to talk to folks in the same boat as I.


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Old 11-06-2013, 11:09 PM   #2
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Yes it is a strange title, but it apply's to me for most of my travels, but not all. I have encounter several single Ladies with Motor Homes and from what I have seen they do quite well. I think if your staying in established RV Parks/Resorts you should have no problems.

But with out a toad, you are very limited on sight seeing in most areas. I have seen some talk about renting a car if you are some place that you want to sight see, such as the Washington DC Area. I conceded that, but decided a toad was really the way to go with the places I wanted and want to travel to.

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Welcome to IRV2! It's great to have you join the gang!

Personally, I would never consider a MH without a toad. You're just too limited when traveling. Hope you enjoy the forum!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
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Pulling a toad does not add that much more work to your traveling solo. As said , pull a small toad. Good luck.
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Be sure to check out the Solo RVers Section of the forum. Solo RV'ers - iRV2 Forums Good luck.
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Welcome! I'm confident you'll be fine with a few more miles of experience. I often take off early to set up camp and my DW joins me later. We switched from a truck and trailer to a motor home in May. I was pretty white knuckled the first few times without a co-pilot, but now it's not a problem at all.

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