As RVers we spend lots of time behind the wheel. Flipping radio channels gets old, and audio books seem to go on forever. Why not mix up your listening hours with a few podcasts about RVing?
Mix up your driving routine with podcasts about RVing.
Podcasts are great because they’re:
- Short. Usually less than one hour long
- Topic-specific. Search iTunes or Stitcher for whatever subject rocks your world – like RVing!
- Cost nothing, or close to it.
- Don’t hog bandwidth. You can save your data allowance for other things.
Podcasts are simple audio files that you can download to any device that can play them. To find podcasts about RVing, all you need to do is root through the two largest podcast directories, iTunes and Stitcher. Many other podcasts exists outside of these directories too, which is why we created this list.
You too can make podcasts from your RV!
The Best Podcasts About RVing, Camping and Family Travel
Through the years, many RVers have started their own podcasts about RVing but only a handful of them have staying power. Those that stick around after a dozen episodes are usually created by experienced talk show hosts from the radio industry, so you know they’re going to be worth listening to.
These RVing talk show hosts have lots of RVing and camping knowledge to share with newbies and experienced RVers alike. Here’s the best list of podcasts about RVing, in alphabetical order:
Although the creators of this podcast about RVing are no longer making new episodes, it’s worth a mention because it’s the only podcast dedicated to this popular subject.
Some RVer’s boondock, some don’t. Some stay in RV parks. At some point in their travels, most RVer’s will overnight park. Maybe in a parking lot, a friend or relative’s driveway, or in places you’d never think. Nancy and Danny talk about anything to do with Overnight RV Parking. We’ll discuss ways to save money, be safe, and most of all be comfortable on an overnight stay.
This show isn’t so much about RVing as it is about full-time travel, but anyone who wants to hit the road with kids is sure to find it useful.
Thinking about full-time travel with kids?
The Hemingway family escaped the rat race in 2008 and since then have lived some incredible, life-changing adventures. They write: “We lived in Costa Rica for a year and a half, then bought a sailboat and sailed throughout the Mediterranean, had a baby in Israel, and sailed across the Atlantic Ocean! We traveled to 25 countries over 3 years, by boat! We created this podcast to share other families’ stories and to inspire you to dream big! We want to help you get off the treadmill and live a life with no regrets! You can hear more about our adventure in this podcast episode.”
“Exploring the New Golden Age of RVing.” RV Family Travel Atlas is the only weekly podcast out there that focuses on the challenges and rewards of RVing with children.
RVing with kids? Tune in to this podcast!
Jeremy and Stephanie are both full-time, award-winning educators who spend as much time as humanly possible in their travel trailer. If you want tips and tricks for traveling with kids, honest and authentic product reviews, and amazing destination adventure guides, you need to check out RV Family Travel Atlas.
Happy Camper Radio was created for the purpose of encouraging and promoting family oriented style camping.
It’s a family-friendly camping podcast.
The HCR podcast was created by seasoned camper and outdoorsman Skip Huber. Whether you’re new to camping, or someone who has enjoyed the spirit of outdoor living for many years, we welcome you to join us by the campfire. Join us as we explore the latest in outdoor camping equipment. Find out how you and your family can begin your camping journey, even if money is tight. Looking for places to visit? Public campgrounds are always in abundance and often times never far away. The Happy Camper Radio podcast is family friendly.
The Huggins write: “We may do an RV Tip from hard won experience. We discuss places we have recently visited like museums, or landmarks. We might even conduct an interview with folks who are in the RV industry or popular figures on the RV show circuit, or anyone else we think will inform our listenership.”
“From the initial design and development of our show, the primary focus, other than the RV industry itself, is to share with YOU, our listening audience, the exciting world of the RV lifestyle!”
RV podcast radio with pizzazz.
Beginning with our show’s name, it in itself has put a smile on everyone’s face. We will offer direction to RV rental companies across the U.S. We will also cover topics far and wide within the RV industry. Such as interviews with leading manufacturers, as well as new products, tips, what to do in a pinch, campground reviews, new and used RV discussion… from pop-ups to conventional pulls, 5th wheels, slide-in campers, toy haulers and even vintage RVs and special events.”
“Have you heard of RoadSchooling? There is a new movement of selling it all and taking your family ‘on the road’.
They know all about full-time RVing with kids.
These full time rving families are called RoadSchoolers and their numbers are growing! Join Kimberly Travaglino, of Fulltime Families, and Mary Beth Goff, the Road Trip Teacher, for a live, one-hour weekly broadcast dedicated to the needs and challenges facing today’s roadschool moms. The show will offer listeners a fresh take on homeschooling while traveling full time, working in current events and featuring a mix of expert guests.”
“Discover the small motorhome lifestsyle. Roadtreking.com is the work of award-winning journalist Mike Wendland, who travels North America in a small Class B Roadtrek motorhome with his wife, Jennifer.”
His reports, along with those from a group of experienced Roadtreking Reporter correspondents from across the continent, chronicles the interesting people and places encountered in pursuit of the small motorhome lifestyle.”
“Welcome to the RV Navigator, your digital home for RVing information. Since late 2005, we have been providing audio reports (podcasts) on a monthly basis and more recently bi-monthly, covering the RV lifestyle from an on the road perspective. Your guides (Ken and Martha) are avid travelers and spend 6 months a year or so in their RV moving around the country as the mood hits. They have been to all 50 states (only 49 in the RV) as well as numerous foreign countries. They also share their experience cruising and traveling in general as they make their way around the world.”
Talk about staying power! The Vintage Airstream Podcast (VAP) has one of the most comprehensive directory of shows, with 237 episodes and counting.
VAP might have the most podcasts about RVing.
The show, created in 2005, is a restoration resource for vintage trailer owners, and is heard in over 22 countries worldwide. VAP says “Tim has restored two vintage Airstreams of his own, and lives in Northern California with his wife and children. They have enjoyed traveling in their vintage Airstreams for over 10 years.” Check out the VAP Archives for Airstream-centric topics like polishing metal, vintage tow vehicles, axle work and more.
Created by prolific RV lifestyle writers Russ and Tina DeMaris, Your RV Podcast covers all things RVing, from toilet repairs to driving tips to RV club news. Their podcast is an excellent resource for learning the more technical side of owning and maintaining a RV.
Do you have a great idea for a podcast about RVing? As you can see, there’s a lot of room for new shows. Why not give it a try and see what happens? You just might build up a large fan base of your own and maybe even attract advertising revenue too.