If you have a love for traveling, you might stay on the road in your Traveling RV all year long. Although you might enjoy spending the holidays traveling all over the country and seeing all of the sights, however, you might not feel at home when you’re out on the road during this special time. Luckily, there are a few things that you can do to feel more at-home during the holiday season.
Bring Someone With You in Your Traveling RV
Sometimes it’s the more the merrier, especially during the holiday season. Think about the people that you know who might not have plans for the holidays. Older people who don’t have family, single people and others who don’t have holiday plans might not be looking forward to a lonely holiday season, either. If you have extra room in your RV, consider inviting someone you know to come along and enjoy your holiday adventure with you.
Just because you aren’t home for the holidays doesn’t mean that you can’t decorate. Sometimes all it takes is a few holiday decorations to make an RV feel like home, especially during the fall and winter holiday seasons. Luckily, there are lots of RV-friendly decorations that you can try.
For example, you can string up holiday lights on the outside of your RV. Then, when you’re parked, you can enjoy a bit of holiday cheer, as can those around you in the campground or RV park.
You can also purchase a small tabletop Christmas tree and tiny ornaments to set up in your RV. It might not be as big as the tree that you use at home, but it can still bring just as much cheer.
Other holiday decorations, such as small tabletop ornaments, can be perfect for your RV as well.
Plan for a Holiday Meal
One of the best things about the holidays is the food. There’s no reason to miss out on that just because you’re going to be out on the road.
If you don’t have the space, time or interest to cook while you’re out on your adventure, check out some of the grocery stores in the area that you will be visiting. Many sell pre-made turkeys and all of the fixings, such as dressing and mashed potatoes, for a reasonable price. Then, you can enjoy your holiday meal in your RV from just about anywhere.
You also shouldn’t rule out the idea of preparing a nice holiday meal in your RV. If your oven and stove space are minimal, you can use a slow cooker, a toaster oven or other small appliances to make your meal.
For example, you can prepare a turkey breast or a ham in your slow cooker, and you can make roasted vegetables, a pan of dressing or even rolls or biscuits in your toaster oven. Don’t be afraid to use convenience products, such as canned yams, to make holiday meal preparation easier in your small space.
Check Out Holiday-Related Events
No matter how large or how small, most cities and towns offer some sort of holiday events. Shows, Christmas lights and more are available in many areas, so check online or with the chamber of commerce in the city or town that you’ll be visiting. You should be able to find fun holiday festivities to enjoy, and you might find that these events are even more exciting than what you would have been doing at home.
As you can see, it’s entirely possible to enjoy holiday cheer from your RV. Just because you won’t be home doesn’t mean that you can’t have a great time this season, so follow these tips for an amazing holiday season. Also, if you need help with installing lights on your camper, contact us.