RV Basics: Accessories, Towing & Campsite Set-up

RV Accessories

Check out these resources & articles to get you out on the open road in your RV stress-free! A quick guide on the “must know” things to RV which covers accessories, towing, and hooking up at RV sites.

There are a lot of cool gadgets and things to make your RV experience more fun, but here are the basic essentials that you need for your RV. These items will get you ready for camping with full hook-ups at an RV park.

  • Sewer hose
  • Power cord (if not integrated)
  • Surge protector
  • Water hose
  • Black tank hose (to rinse sewer hose)
  • Chocks
  • Levelers
  • Water pressure regulator
  • Holding tank waste digester
  • Rubber gloves

If you are looking for specific brands, check out our Amazon Shop for the items and brands we recommend.

Towing

We have found these resources in determining your towing requirements for your particular set-up particularly helpful:

How to tow your trailer – we found these articles and videos to be some of the best in helping us learn how to tow our trailer:

Additional accessories that may be needed if you are towing a travel trailer:

  • Sway control
  • weight distribution hitch

Check out this article “Common Weight Distribution and Sway Control Questions”

Hooking up your RV at your campsite

Simple and easy to follow steps to hook up your sewer, water and electric at campgrounds!

BLACK TANK BONUS: Check out this video for an extra tip!

Disclaimer: We are not RV or travel experts. We share our opinions and what works for us, but you should do your own research.

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