If you've decided that you want to do some summer traveling around the state or beyond, renting an RV might come to mind. While it's true that you can have fun traveling in this vehicle and sleeping in it at night, there's another option to consider. Adventure vans are available in several different styles and offer sleeping space for you and some family members. There are a number of reasons that traveling in an adventure van can be a better choice than in an RV. Here are some points to consider.
Less Intimidating To Drive
A lot of people might like the idea of traveling in an RV but feel intimidated about getting behind the wheel. There's no denying that these vehicles are extremely large, which can present some challenges for some individuals. The last thing that you want on a summer vacation is to feel stressed about driving the RV — especially when it comes to navigating tight areas such as parking lots. You'll feel a lot more relaxed about driving an adventure van, which may be only slightly larger than your own personal vehicle.
You may also favor an adventure van because it's an option that is more affordable. The large size of RVs means that they're generally more expensive to rent than adventure vans. Additionally, you'll spend more money to operate an RV because it will likely burn more gas than an adventure van. If you're the type of person who sets a budget for your summertime traveling and wants to avoid spending too much money during this activity, a van will almost certainly be a better financial choice.
Encourages Getting Out And Exploring
While the interior of an adventure van provides a comfortable space stocked with all of the amenities you'll need, it's not likely a space that you'll hang out in all day — especially if you're traveling with multiple people. Instead, you'll park the van and get out and enjoy whatever activities you have planned — hiking, swimming at a beach, or sightseeing. When you have an RV and are traveling with kids, they might want to spend all day inside of the RV. For example, they might want to watch movies and play video games, rather than get out and experience the activities that you've planned. This could potentially lead to conflicts, which is the last thing you want on your vacation.
Look for an adventure van rental company before your next vacation.