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KOA: What it’s really like to live in a RV full-time

BILLINGS, Mont. — Learn how a 6-month road trip turned into living the full-time RV for one family of RV owners.

It began the way most just-so-crazy-it-might-work ideas do. Jennifer and Deas Nealy were dog owners and frequent travelers who kept running into the same problem. Every time they went out of town—which was often—they would either have to board their Australian Shepherd, German Shepherd, and corgi or tailor their vacation so that they were only staying at dog-friendly hotels. So they had a thought: What if they bought an RV, lived in it with their dogs full-time, and went on vacation forever?

The couple spent the next year researching RVs and attending RV shows before finding a 2010 Tiffin Allegro Red on eBay and buying it sight unseen. They decided to test the water with a six-month trip. Shortly after renting out their home in Grayton Beach, Florida, they hit the road and headed west.

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About Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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