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    Tips for Planning an RV Camping Trip

    Last updated 4 days ago

    Once you purchase a new RV or travel trailer, the entire country will be at your disposal. That’s because you can drive anywhere you want while still enjoying the comforts of home. But before you hit the road, there are some things you need to do to ensure that your trip is a success. Here are some tips for planning an RV camping trip, courtesy of your friends here at Nichols RV in Dallas.

    Map Your Route

    There’s something alluring about the idea of hitting the road and going wherever the wind takes you, but it is much smarter (and much more affordable) to carefully map your route when traveling in an RV or pulling a travel trailer. By mapping your route, you can budget for gas, map out rest stops, and avoid dangerous roads.

    Make Reservations

    If you will be staying in state parks and camp sites, make reservations at least one month in advance. You can sometimes get lucky and find a vacant campsite, but reservations are highly recommended during the summer months when thousands of travelers will be battling for sites all around the country.

    Look at the Weather

    Even though it’s quite warm in Dallas, look at the weather report for the city or destination you are traveling to. You may be surprised to learn that a lot of the country gets quite cold during the summer months, especially at high elevations. Once you study the weather, make sure you and your family pack accordingly to stay comfortable.

    If you want take your camping trips to the next level, come to Nichols RV. We provide new and used RV sales, service, parts, and accessories for customers throughout North Texas. Visit our website to see all of the new and used RVs we carry, or call us at (888) 694-9534 to speak with one of our RV associates. 

    The Benefits of Owning an RV

    Last updated 11 days ago

    Imagine being able to cook all of your favorite meals on the road and avoid dirty hotel rooms. These are just a few of the many benefits of owning an RV. Other benefits include reduced travel costs for large families and the ability to get more of the “outdoors” experience. To learn more about the benefits of owning an RV, watch this short video clip.

    If you are ready to experience all of the benefits of owning an RV, come to Nichols RV. We offer the best selection of new and used travel trailers, pop-up campers, and fifth wheels in Dallas. Visit our website to see everything we have to offer, or call us at (888) 694-9534 to speak with one of our RV specialists. 

    Amenities to Look for When Shopping for an RV

    Last updated 18 days ago

    Whether you’re looking for a pop-up trailer or a full-sized motorhome, there are some essential amenities to look for when shopping for a new RV. First of all, make sure your travel trailer or motorhome comes with a working toilet and sink. A furnace and air conditioner will keep you comfortable no matter which season you travel. Also look for some sort of range and countertop so that you can prepare meals while on the road.

    For new and used RVs with all of the amenities you are looking for, come to Nichols RV. We are one of the leading RV dealers in North Texas, and we offer the most competitive prices on our inventory of new and used RVs and travel trailers. If you have any questions, please call our dealership at (888) 694-9534. 

    Getting to Know the 2015 Eco Camp Series

    Last updated 1 month ago

    With the latest innovations in travel trailers, the new Skyline Eco Camp is the spacious, lightweight RV everyone is talking about. Delivering both luxury and practicality, the 2015 Eco Camp series comes with a durable laminated floor, welded aluminum frame, and an outside TV jack with speakers. Here are some of our favorite features of the 2015 Eco Camp Series.

    A Wide Range of Available Sizes

    On the compact end of the 2015 Eco Camp Series you will find the 20’ 9” 17DS, the 21’ 9” 18RB, and the 22’ 9” 19WQ—all of which sleep three people. The 20’ 16FD, 20’ 9” 17BH, and 23’ 2” 19DS all sleep four people. If you want sleeping for up to five, opt for the 23’ 3” 20RB or the 24’ 4” 21BH. Sleeping up to six is possible in the 23’ 3” 20RL or the 24’ 20BH.

    Interior Comfort

    The 2015 Eco Camp Series features an impressive kitchen with hardwood frame cabinet doors, a Wedgewood two-burner range, a six-gallon gas-powered water heater, and vinyl flooring. The bathroom comes with a deluxe medicine cabinet, skylight above the shower, and Thetford foot-flush toilet.

    Durable Exterior

    The roof of the 2015 Eco Camp Series is a single laminated unit made from aluminum. Skyline is so confident in the durability of this roof that it’s backed by a 12-year manufacturer’s warranty. The walls feature block foam insulation, steel cabinet backers, and welded aluminum frame sidewalls and endwalls.

    Security and Safety

    To ensure peace of mind, the 2015 Eco Camp Series comes with a smoke detector, a carbon monoxide alarm, and propane leak detectors. Each Eco Camp Series RV also comes standard with a fire extinguisher. The flush door latch with an integral dead bolt lock is an extra measure that will keep your family safe.

    To see the brand-new 2015 Eco Camp Series for yourself, come to Nichols RV of North Texas. We have used and new RVs that range from basic to fully loaded. Call us at (888) 694-9534 or visit our website for more information about our RV sales and services. 

    Get Away in Comfort with an RV

    Last updated 1 month ago

    If you want to fully enjoy family travel, you need to embrace the idea the getting to your destination is at least as fun as being there. In an RV, you’ll have the comfort, space, and amenities to relax and enjoy yourself while you’re on the road. Once you’re at your destination, you’ll be able to camp and enjoy the great outdoors without sacrificing the comfort and safety of your RV. Watch the video clip to find out what else is great about family travel in an RV.

    At Nichols RV Center of North Texas, we have a huge selection of new and used RVs to choose from. To see which RV matches your needs and your budget, stop by our dealership today. In the meantime, check out our website to see our inventory, and call us at (888) 694-9534 for more information about our RV sales and services. 

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