Deciding on a Recreation Vehicle for Your Family
Detroit Camper & RV Show runs Oct. 3-7 at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi
Deciding on which recreation vehicle is best for you and your family is easy once you take time to learn the basics of how RVs are categorized. RVs are generally divided into two main categories—motorized RVs and towable RVs. Motorized RVs combine living quarters with driving quarters. Towable RVs are pulled by another vehicle such as a car, truck or SUV.
Motorized RVs are then sub-divided by size: Class A, Class B, and Class C motorhomes. The sub-categories for towable RVs are travel trailers, folding camping trailers, fifth wheels, and truck campers.
Choosing an RV will depend on use, family size, and budget, so understanding the different types and sizes of RVs available will make it much easier to choose the right one for you and your family. Here are brief descriptions of RV types:
The Fall Detroit Camper & RV Show will be held in Novi at the Suburban Collection Showplace, October 3-7, 2012, and is open weekdays 2-9 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. The cost for adult admission is $8 (ages 13 and up); senior admission is $7; children ages 12 and under are admitted free! Purchase $2-off advance tickets at select Metro-Detroit Home Depot stores; visit www.marvac.org/marvac-rv-shows.html for a list of participating stores. Your RV show ticket will also get you into the Novi Home Remodeling Show in the adjacent arena, Thursday through Sunday.
The show is sponsored by the Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC), a member organization representing all aspects of the camping and RV industries.
Call 517-349-8881 ext. 11 or visit marvac.org for more information.