A person relaxing outside of their RV during the COVID-19 pandemic

How RVs Can Help Protect You Through the Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus known as COVID-19 continues to spread and Americans across the country are doing their part by providing essential labor, taking appropriate health precautions, and practicing social distancing techniques. During this pandemic, RV owners have found themselves uniquely equipped to protect themselves from the pandemic while still enjoying some of their favorite ways to relax.

Read on to learn how an RV can be a valuable asset when it comes to staying safe, while giving you an opportunity to avoid going stir crazy trapped in your home.

RVs Make Comfortable Getaways Right on Your Property

Nobody likes being stuck at home. Unfortunately, it’s one of the best ways you can protect yourself, your family, and your community from the coronavirus pandemic! For many, that can mean weeks trapped in just a few rooms with no variation or way to find a quiet getaway in big households. But if you have an RV parked nearby, it’s just as safe to spend some time “camping” on your own property as it is inside your home! An RV provides just as much value as a “home away from home” even when it’s not that far away from your actual home! Sometimes just a small change of scenery or a few minutes away from your quarantine companions can help you rest and recharge. If you can, being hooked up able to enjoy all of your amenities can make it a fantastic option for anyone looking to take a small vacation without the risks!

RVs Can Be Used for Coronavirus Isolation

Another major aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic is the necessity of self-quarantine and isolation. Many essential workers, whether you’re a grocery store employee or a medical professional, are potentially exposed to the virus on a daily basis. The best way to avoid contaminating family members is to isolate oneself as much as possible.

In a home, this can be challenging. Depending on the size of your house, you’re unlikely to have access to all the necessities without crossing paths with your family. With an RV, you can isolate yourself without limiting your ability to prepare real food or relax outside of your bedroom.

RVs are being used across the nation by professionals that are high-risk to keep their families safer without sacrificing the comforts and amenities of being “home.”

Find Peace When Working from Home

Many workers are facing a new type of situation in working from home for the first time. Quiet offices are being substituted with the hustle and bustle of home life – especially with school closings and daycares being temporarily unavailable. If you’re struggling to get your work done, setting up your office in your RV may be the best thing you could do!

RVs parked at home will often have better Wi-Fi signals than you’d ever expect to get on the campgrounds. And with chairs, couches or beds meant for comfort, you can enjoy working on a laptop in both peace and quiet!

Even if you’re used to working remotely, such as on business trips or on the road, an RV as a temporary office will feel right at home. Sometimes you just need a place to think without being interrupted or a private room to participate in a conference call without interruption.

Some Public Lands Are Still Open

Where possible, some public lands across the nation are remaining open for some activities that don’t involve direct contact, like hiking or dispersed camping. For those going stir crazy, a trip to your local park could be the major respite you need! For those considering a trip to the park during the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s a lot to consider:

Parks Have Limited to No Services

The parks that remain open have dramatically reduced or closed all of their park services. This includes everything from visitor services to restrooms and reserved campsites. Those that remain open are largely there for hiking and dry camping away from the high-traffic areas.

On the plus side, due to the changes, many parks that had fees for access are being waived. Before you plan or take a trip, look online or contact your local park services to see if there is information regarding their status!

Be Safe

Staying safe at the parks is more important than ever. For starters, that means maintaining social distancing as recommended. While traveling through the parks, do your best to avoid other campers and try to visit at less-than-busy times! It’s likely that you’ll come across others on hiking trails and other paths, so do your best to make space or find other ways to move around that will limit your contact with others.

Secondly, you should use more caution than usual when traveling through the parks. Even low-risk activities like hiking can incur some risk, such as sprained ankles or dehydration. Take it slow and pack plenty of water for the trails. Reducing the need for assistance during your stays at the parks helps protect park rangers and staff, making it easier for them to stay open for this much-needed escape!

Contact RV Wholesale Superstore

The professionals at RV Wholesale Superstore are ready to help you find the perfect RV for you and your family. Visit us in-person at 5080 W. Alexis Road, in Sylvania, OH or call us at (419) 786-1126

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