Resources for Women RVers

RVwomanI’ve certainly found other women extremely supportive and helpful when it comes to sharing their experiences and resources that help other women follow their own dreams down the road. Below are links to some of these resources and incredible women!

The Woman’s
Guide to
Solo RVing
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Available as print or eBook, here’s a guide that asks and answers questions you have and some you haven’t even thought of.  I was honored to be asked to share some of my own experiences for this book and enjoyed reading the experiences of others.  From the basics of “Can I go it alone?” and “How do I deal with loneliness?” to the specifics of “How to drive alone” and “What I need to know about maintaining complicated RV systems?” Jaimie and Alice provide the information in easy-to-understand language.

RV Traveling
Tales

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Features the writing of women of varied backgrounds, many living full-time in their RVs, ranging in age from 14-85. They take a humorous look at situations unique to the RVing lifestyle: living in a small box on wheels, maneuvering a 38-foot RV, or surviving bears and other calamities. On the road and away from the support of family and friends, they also cope with life’s issues-breast cancer, divorce, loss of a child. Answers questions like, “What is it like to be a female nomad on the open road, leaving family, community, and possessions to head into the unknown in an RV?”
More from RV
Lifestyle Experts
Jaimie Hall and Alice Zyetz have been great resources on many RVing topics, including supporting yourself on the road and frugal RVing. You could get lost for days on this website! Click to visit Pine Country Publishing
Ladies Beware!
Staying Safe
When You
Go it Alone
women-safety
Karen Ho Fatt’s tips about preparations and precautions to take for women RVing solo. My addition: always know exactly where you are stopped for the night with full address or GPS coordinates and jot it down on paper kept next to your bed. If you have an emergency and must call 911, you don’t want to fumble for these details when time is critical in getting help to you.
12 Tips for Women Traveling Solo in an RV From Roadtreking.com, this article by Laura Robinson shares tips she has learned for traveling solo , including safety issues to watch out for.
Best Type of RV for Single Women A lively discussion from RVForum.net with diverse opinions and things to consider for your own personal needs and what you consider the most important factors.
Gypsy Jane’s Blog Jane is on her 3rd motorhome and travels both for work and for fun, sharing her experiences and making things fit and work in a motorhome.
JourneyWoman Not just related to RV travel, here is a compilation of articles and tips for women who want to travel solo, all over the world, covering many topics like safety, loneliness and meeting others on the road.
Rolling Solo 25 Tips for Traveling Alone from RV Lifestyle Experts.
RVing Women A national network with members from across the US and Canada. Established by and for women who are interested in RVing, a diverse group of women who enjoy many indoor and outdoor activities and hobbies.
RVs Offer Women Travelers Freedom, Flexibility & Fun An article by Patti Schmidt about her and her sisters’ “girls-only weekend” in an RV.  Includes tales from other women about the lure of RVing.
Single Senior Women Feel Pull of the Road USA Today article – They might be labeled “snow hens,” the growing number of single, senior women who flock to sunny spots behind the wheel of a motor home.
Women RV A Women’s RV Forum run by Women RVers!  I’ve been happy to have met a few of the friendly ladies from this group.
Women RVers – Blogspot Meet interesting women RVers and read of their experiences through interviews and blog posts.
Women RVers, Unique Challenges, Creative Solutions From About.com, women offer tips about challenges faced, earning money, staying in touch and ensuring safety.

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