Vance and Nellie Hays Tell Their Outdoorsy Story

1. How did you decide to buy an RV? Why did you start renting it out? My wife and I have been working in the oil and gas business for a lot of years. We bought our first RV in 2006, a Carriage Compass II with three slides. I had never towed anything more than…

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Airstream Pro Host of the Month: Nomad Mobile Motor Lodge

Outdoorsy Airstream Pro Host of the Month Michael Fisher-Vallen and his business partner Michael Wilkinson are the creators of Nomad Mobile Motor Lodge, an Airstream rental company currently renting out five vintage Airstream trailers and two tow vehicles on Outdoorsy. Hard at work this winter in his 5,000 square-foot restoration workshop in suburban Maryland, Fisher-Vallen expects to…

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Success Story: Building An RV Rental Business on Outdoorsy

David Womack and his wife Marina opened the doors on their new RV rental business, Georgia MotorCoach, in April of 2016. Their first RV was a 2013 Winnebago they rented out on April 29th. (“Oh, I know the date,” he says with a chuckle.) Within the same month, Georgia Motorcoach acquired its second RV, a Forest…

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We Rented Out Our RV on Outdoorsy

When we told people that we planned on renting out our RV on Outdoorsy, people had STRONG opinions. “Aren’t you worried about people driving your motorhome?” “You’re letting strangers stay in your house?” “Why would you even consider renting your RV? It’s such a big risk!” To which I want to respond in one simple way:…

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This Outdoorsy Veteran-Owner Wants to Rent Out to Other Vets

Anthony Bright served in the U.S Navy for 6 years during the Vietnam War. Now he and his wife Sally are trying to figure out a way to reach out to other vets, and they’re starting with a Veteran’s Day discount on their RV rental on Outdoorsy. Toni and Sally live in Morgan Hill, California. They started renting…

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Stories from a Road-Loving Tennessee RV Family

Hi, we’re Brian and Amy Shoemaker. This is us with our two sons: Jack, now 18, and Alex, now 16. We can’t believe our sons are now in their late teens. When we think of RVs, we think of our family over the years. So many of our happy memories revolve around RVs.  The first RV we…

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This Outdoor Adventurer Rents Out Her Rig in Virginia

Joanna Case is an outdoor adventurer who loves to camp and travel with her family in Chantilly, Virginia, where they live, and on journeys all over the U.S. Joanna rents out their awesome Class A motorhome, a 2003 Fleetwood Flair nicknamed Harvey. In this post, Joanne shares some of her favorite tips for travel around Chantilly, Virignia. Outdoorsy…

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What It’s Like To Rent Out Your RV: An Owner’s Perspective

RV renting: what’s it like having your RV go on travel adventures without you? My wife Lindy put it best, as she often does: “It’s like watching your child pull out of the driveway in the car by herself for the first time…Except the car is your child.” Our Winnebago Roxanne had a busy summer with…

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Owner Advice for Fifth Wheel Adventuring in Lithia, Florida

Steve Waldrop’s a BMX racing boondocker who loves to travel with his family. Steve lives in Lithia, Florida, a picturesque town about 25 miles from Tampa. Steve rents out his fifth wheel–a 2011 Keystone Laredo–on Outdoorsy. In this post, he’ll share some of his favorite Florida tips. Outdoorsy asked Steve where he would send a friend who was…

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Why I Rent Out My Trailer: Derek of Schaumburg, IL

Derek M. of Schaumburg, IL (it’s near Chicago) rents out his 2013 Travel Lite trailer on Outdoorsy. We wanted to learn a little more about what brought him here and why he’s renting out his trailer. He’s got a great attitude and a genuine love of the outdoors. It’s what unites so many of our owners–a desire…

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