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How To Set Up Your RV At A Campground For The First Time

Besides the pile of manuals and paperwork that comes with a new RV, you’ll find one thing missing: a campsite setup checklist.

If you’re a seasoned pro, you’ve probably settled into your own campsite routine.

For others, figuring out how to select a campsite, position the trailer, and hook up to utilities can be intimidating. This step-by-step video by General RV will show you how to set up your rig so you can get to relaxing sooner.

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That’s a good point about looking for potential branches or overhead debris. You definitely want to prevent any damage to your rig if the weather turns. I liked how he explained the reasons why you do each step. You can tell he’s done this once or twice!

Original video by GeneralRV Center.

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