5 Essential RV Gadgets

Here are some essential and potentially lifesaving RV gadgets

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5 Essential RV Gadgets
By: Joe Schembri

Here are some essential RV gadgets for your next RV adventure

RV travel allows you to enjoy the rustic beauty of the land while making the most of all that technology has to offer. The right technology and accessories can capture your journey, make your travels easier or even more exciting. Here are 5 essential RV gadgets that will make your next trip the most memorable one yet.

A jacket to carry everything you need


jackets and vests by SCOTTEVEST

One of the most difficult things about backpacking or hiking is figuring out how to carry everything you need without a bunch of bags slowing you down. The jackets and vests by SCOTTEVEST can help make it much easier to travel comfortably while keeping all your travel essentials close at hand. There are 23 pockets that are designed to hold all your important tools. There are pockets specially made to protect your tablet, your eyeglasses, and your smartphone, so you can keep your necessities close without any uncomfortable side effects.

A weather radio in case of an emergency

Etón FRX3 radio

Etón radio

You can plan for most elements of your RV trip, but weather is not one of them. If an emergency should happen, it is important that you are prepared. Having a radio that can warn you of bad weather even if the power goes out is of vital importance. The Etón radio not only provides breaking weather alerts, but it also has a smartphone charger and an LED flashlight to help keep you connected and safe. The radio even glows in the dark to help make it easier to locate if the power outage happens suddenly.

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A camera to capture your travels

GoPro HERO3 Camera

The GoPro HERO

No trip is complete without the photos to help you relive the memories throughout the years. As an adventurer, you need a camera that can keep up with your exploits. The GoPro HERO is the perfect camera for RV travelers, as it attaches to many surfaces, from your dashboard to your walking stick. It also has the resolution to assure that your images are as sharp and beautiful in print as they are in person.

An all-purpose flashlight

The Flare 125 Flashlight by GorillaTorch

Stanley SquidBrite Alkaline LED Work light

Lighting is an important necessity during RV travel. Stanley SquidBrite Alkaline LED Work light is unique in that it is flexible enough to grip and wrap around almost any surface. Whether you are using it for exploration or to shine some light on a nighttime photo, the Stanley SquidBrite Alkaline LED Work light will not let you down.  The Stanley SquidBrite Alkaline LED Work light has all the features you need when you hit the road in your RV.

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A versatile camp stove

BioLite CampStove

BioLite CampStove

No road trip is complete without the ability to cook on the go. The BioLite CampStove is a must-purchase because of how many functions it serves. This piece of equipment does more than just cook your food. It has extendable legs to make it easy to cook evenly on even the roughest terrain. It includes a firelighter to help you get started with ease. It even can charge your electronics. The BioLite CampStove is portable, powerful and perfect for RV travel.

These RV gadgets will help keep you prepared while you travel. More importantly, they give you the help you need to stay safe and capture your memories so that you can focus on having fun.

About The Author

This post was written by Joe Schembri of Tampa, FL. Joe isn’t a full time RVer but he is learning a lot about RVing through Lazydays RV center which is located near him.

He writes about various RV topics and aspires to hit the open road one day though. Lazydays also has a blog where there are plenty of topics that can help RVers.

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