31 RV Books for Full-Time RV Living

31 RVing Books for Full-Time RV Living 

Updated May 2024.

Nothing comes close to a great RV book on full-time RV living! 

Do you enjoy reading lifestyle books? 

With the uptick of interest in RV living and how to travel full-time, there’s also been a variety of great RVing books published by fellow RVers covering different aspects of the RVing lifestyle.

RV Books

From how to get started with RV living, RV budgeting, funny stories about misadventures, creating space in your RV for your stuff, and even… workcamping

You may love to search the web for free content, but to be honest, it’s time-consuming and often easy to get distracted from the main goal. So every now and then a great RV book is the way to go. Dive into the details, highlight your favorite tips and tricks, and just enjoy a fresh perspective on RV life! 

Great RVing Books  

If you’re naturally a book lover and enjoy reading printed copies, where you can hold the book and flip through the pages, you know how relaxing it can be.

Reading is a perfect way to both relax and get some great information on interesting topics, so even if you don’t feel you’re really into reading books- give it a try on a rainy day, right before bed, with your morning coffee or when you’re just sick of social media and Google search results! You might surprise yourself!

If you dream of hitting the road, jumping into RV life, workcamping, or just want to learn as much as you can about full-time RV living- try reading the RV books mentioned in this post.

31 RVing Books To Read Now

RV Books on Workcamping

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RVing Books You Just Have to Read!

Live Camp Work: A Beginner’s Guide to Workamping

Last year, Sharee Collier wrote and self-published an RV book about workamping called Live Camp Work: A Beginner’s Guide to Workamping. She states that it was a fun process of putting together a printed resource for fellow RVers and those interested in living in a camper, motorhome, or 5th wheel while working seasonal jobs. Live Camp Work: A Beginner’s Guide to Workamping covers the basics of workamping as well as specific RV employers offering workamping jobs. 

Click here to read more about the Live Camp Work book.

RV Books on How to Start RV Living

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So, You Want To Be An RVer?: And Enjoy the RV Lifestyle

Written by veteran RVers, John & Kathy Huggins, this book is amazing! Packed with information based on their 10+ years of RV travel and all from learning lessons the hard way! They dive into how to do your homework before jumping in, choosing the right RV, what you need in an RV, as well as where to camp, and much more!

Click here to read more about the So You Want To Be An RVer book!

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Living the RV Life: Your Ultimate Guide to Life on the Road

Marc and Julie Bennett of RVLove co-authored an in-depth book on RV Living with tips, advice, information, and stories from RV life! Living the RV Life is a pretty amazing RVing book and is traditionally published- making it available in big retailers like Barnes and Noble. If you’re new to RV living or are thinking of getting started in RV life, this is a great book to start with. It teaches all the most basic information you need to know about RVing full-time.

Click here to read more about the Living The RV Life book.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Living in an RV

Another great book on how to start living the RV life! Written by Alyssa Padgett, A Beginner’s Guide to Living in an RV, is a young fresh voice inside the RV community! Learn about the different types of RVs and find out how much it really costs to live in an RV full-time and the best clubs and memberships they recommend.

Click here to get more information on the A Beginner’s Guide to Living in an RV book.

RV Books on Staying Connected While RVing

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The Mobile Internet Handbook  

Chris & Cherie, also known as Technomadia, wrote the book on mobile internet options for RVers. If you’re thinking about starting full-time RV living or are currently RVing and need information on staying connected, The Mobile Internet Handbook is for you. They will not only help you figure out what your internet needs actually are but also explain the challenges and options for cellular, Wi-Fi, and satellite.

Click here to read more about The Mobile Internet Handbook RV book.

RV Books on Budgeting For Full-Time RV Living

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Full-Time RV Finance

Julie & Sean Chickery provide the answers to many of the questions relating to budgeting for full-time RV living. Since RV life takes travel to the next level, you need to know how to create and maintain an RV budget on the go. Learn how to save money to purchase your RV, how to create a travel budget, and how to minimize costs while on the road.

Click here to view the Full Time RV Finance Book!

RV Books on RV Life Humor

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Tales From the Black Tank

Created by Liz Wilcox, this is a lighthearted look at RV life. Full of stories all about dealing with your black tank, this book is a must-read for a few good chuckles! Jam-packed with laughs, grimaces, and the occasional gross-out moment, this 40+ page e-book is the read you didn’t even know you needed.

Click here to buy a copy of the Tales From The Black Tank eBook!

RV Books on RV Storage & Organization

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Create Space From Thin Air

Discover new storage ideas to get the most out of the space in your RV, in this full-color, 36-page e-book by Ashley Mann, full-time RVer and creator of RVInspiration. Delivered in PDF format and emailed straight to your inbox for easy reading, it’s perfect for any RVer. The book includes 75+ color photos and over 60 ideas for storing and organizing!

Click here to learn more about the Create Space From Thin Air eBook!

RV Books on Inspiration To Go RVing Now

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Be A Nomad Change Your Life

Robin Barrett, from Creativity RV, wrote this book as the one-stop shop for all your nomad needs before, during, and after you start your full-time RV living adventure! It’s packed with information, ideas, resources, and links to deliver the most information possible! Learn about everything from travel options and safety tips to RVing with pets and budgeting for it all!

Click here to view the Be A Nomad Change Your Life Book!

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Chasing Rainbows

Kay Peterson, co-founder of Escapees RV Club, tells heartwarming stories in this book about the people she met and the places she traveled while on the road with her husband, Joe. You’ll love her insight into how these experiences can shaped her life and understanding of people.

You can find Chasing Rainbows in the Escapees store and on Amazon.

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Beating the Odds: The Story Behind the Founders of the Escapees RV Club

In Beating the Odds, Kay Peterson shares the memories of her family and time as a working RVer that led to the creation of the Escapees RV Club. She talks about lessons learned in resilience, compassion, and an understanding that it is people—not places—that are important.

You can find Beating the Odds in the Escapees store and on Amazon along with her other books about her travels abroad.

[BONUS] RV Travel Planner

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The Complete RV Travel Planner

Now this one isn’t a book to just read, it’s book to help you plan and organize your travels before, during and after your trip!

Have you ever wished for a travel planner made just for RVers?

Well the good news is there IS! Luann & Bryan Street created a system for their travels that was so good they published the system to share with fellow RVers looking to organize and plan for RV life on the road! The Complete RV Travel Planner offers an ‘all in one place’ system to organize and plan your RV travel in digital and print form.

This system is so amazing and really takes a lot of the guess work out of planning for RV life while providing tips and advice!

Planner Benefits:

  • EDUCATES: Highlights important information and provides helpful forms to guide and inspire your travels.
  • SIMPLIFIES: Makes it easy to track your travel plans and manage your upcoming travel schedule and reservations.
  • ORGANIZES: Keep all of your RV travel destinations and plans at your fingertips in one handy planning resource.
  • EASY TO USE: It provides areas to track, record, and manage your destinations and other travel details so all you need to worry about is where to go next.
  • COMPREHENSIVE: Planning pages for every area of your RV travel life.
  • PORTABLE: Keep this planner with you so you never forget where you’re going or where you’ve been.

Click here to read more about The Complete RV Travel Planner.

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Stay tuned for the full list of RVing books for Full-Time RV Living!

More Great RVing Books for Full-Time RV Living

  1. Big Rigs Best Bets RV Travel Directory
  2. How to Live in a Car, Van, or RV–And Get Out of Debt, Travel and Find True Freedom
  3. Vanabode happily camp, travel, and live forever on $20 a day
  4. The Intrepid Woman’s Guide to Van Dwelling: Practical Information to Customize a Chic Home on Wheels & Successfully Transition to an Awesome Mobile Lifestyle
  5. Convert your Minivan into a Mini RV Camper: How to convert a minivan into a comfortable minivan camper motorhome for under $200
  6. Secrets of RVing on Social Security: How to Enjoy the Motorhome and RV Lifestyle While Living on Your Social Security Income
  7. Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century
  8. The 2020 Good Sam Travel Savings Guide for the RV & Outdoor Enthusiast
  9. 50 States, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do
  10. The Ultimate RV Logbook: The best RVer travel logbook for logging RV campsites and campgrounds to reference later
  11. RV Camping in State Parks, 6th Edition
  12. Mobile Solar Power Made Easy!: Mobile 12 volt off grid solar system design and installation.
  13. RV Camping in Corps of Engineers Parks: Guide to 644 Campgrounds at 210 Lakes in 34 States
  14. Casino Camping: Guide to RV-Friendly Casinos
  15. The Complete Book of Boondock RVing: Camping Off the Beaten Path
  16. Traveler’s Guide to the Firearm Laws of the Fifty States 
  17. 2024 Rand McNally Road Atlas
  18. Walmart Locator, Third Edition: Directory of Stores in the United States
  19. The Next Exit 2019: USA Interstate Highway Exit Directory
  20. The Simple Life Guide To RV Living: The Road to Freedom and the Mobile Lifestyle Revolution

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