About Us

CamperOutdoor is all about RVs and Campers. Source of Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI) on New and Pre-Purchase Check on Used RV. Find our Buyers Guides for your first or next RV lifestyle. Review of travel trailers, 5th wheel campers, toy haulers, class A, class B, and class C RVs. Orientation of NADA used RV values.

Our Vision

We believe in living dreams rather than dreaming life. We believe that family travel opens the door to the magic of seeing the world through the eyes of a child. We feel that traveling is consubstantial to life, that another way of traveling is possible, and that doing it with our children is the best way to establish bonds and indestructible memories with them. Whether you are in a camper working and full-time living or just enjoying a weekend, we seek to give you the best and most useful tips possible so that you can enjoy every moment 100%.

About CamperOutdoor.com

Welcome to CamperOutdoor.comIn this “About Us” section, you will find why this website exists, who is behind every article, and why you should join and connect with us! CamperOutdoor.com was born as a personal project of John Smith (RVer engineer with more than 30 years of experience manufacturing, designing, and traveling with his family across the USA, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and even North Africa) to share personal experiences, guidance, concerns, tips, and news.

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In 2021, efforts joined Ward Greenway, a legendary RVer well-known in Australia and New Zealand, to jump-start this website for the benefit of our readers. Ward has more than 20 years of experience as an RV Design Engineering Specialist and Boat mechanical engineer manufacturing specialist.

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Between them, they have some 50 years of experience and counting!

Thanks to our readers, today we can offer much more than when we started!

Why Choose Camper Outdoor

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CamperOutdoor.com and John Smith have been highlighted in prominent publications, forums, and websites for their commitment to providing accurate and valuable information.

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We’re proud to be recognized through positive user reviews and engagement by trusted websites, such as Wikipedia, TIN CAN TOURISTS, RV Forum, Texas Bowhunter, Toyota-4Runner Forum, Class B Forum, Jeep Gladiator Forum, Reddit, and more.

How We Can Help

Based in Haltom City, Texas, John Smith and Ward Greenway provide expert advice for purchase and RV PDI. CamperOutdoor and CamperOutdoor.com provide pre-delivery inspection (PDI) for new and pre-purchase checks on used RVs, orientation of NADA used RV values, and appraisal of private party RV value.

Here is some of the valuable content CamperOutdoor.com provides.

Are you dreaming of hitting the open road and embracing the RV lifestyle? Whether you’re a seasoned RVer or just starting to explore this exciting world, we’ve got you covered. For beginners, our comprehensive guide on the Different Types of RVs and Campers is the perfect place to start. Unsure of what rig best suits your needs? This guide will help you navigate the various options and find the ideal home-on-wheels.

But before you embark on your full-time RV adventure, it’s crucial to be well-informed. Our in-depth article, What to Know Before Starting a Full-Time RV Living: 30 Tips for an Enjoyable Full-Time RV Experience, offers invaluable insights and practical advice to ensure a smooth transition to this nomadic lifestyle. Here is our buyers’ guide, including a review of the 30 Best RVs for Full-Time Living for Singles, Couples, and Families.

Are you curious about the value of your current RV? Our resources will answer the most common questions when buying or selling an RV or camper, such as, Is There a Kelley Blue Book for RV?, What Is My NADA RV Trade-In Value, Are NADA RV Values Accurate?, Private Party RV Value: What is my RV Worth to Sell?, and How to Get the NADA Used Motorhome Values. Overall, these posts provide comprehensive guidance on accurately determining your RV’s worth.

Are you planning to finance your dream rig? Our user-friendly RV loan calculator will help you explore various financing options and make informed decisions.

Proper maintenance is vital to ensuring your RV runs smoothly and lasts for years to come. Our category will cover How To Repair and Maintain Your RV, equipping you with the knowledge and skills necessary to keep your home-on-wheels in top condition.

If you’re in the market for a used RV, our What to Know Before Buying an RV: An Inspection Checklist is a must-read. This comprehensive checklist will help you identify potential issues and make a confident purchase decision.

Additionally, we’ve curated buyer’s guides and reviews to help you find the best bunkhouse travel trailers, the best travel trailers, pop-up campers with bathrooms, small campers under 2500 pounds, 5th-wheel toy haulers, and the biggest 5th-wheel campers among the longest currently on the market, ensuring you choose the perfect rig for your adventurous lifestyle.

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Meet the Team

From writers and editors to publishers, the team always goes the extra mile to ensure the highest-quality and most trustworthy content.

John Smith: Founder and Lead Writer

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John Smith is an RV engineer with more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing and designing in the USA. John shares his RV travels with his family across the USA, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and even North Africa. Through his videos and posts at CamperOutdoor.com, he shares personal experiences, guidance, concerns, tips, and news.

Ward Greenway: Co-Founder and Lead Writer

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Ward Greenway has more than 20 years of experience as an RV Design Engineering Specialist and Boat mechanical engineer manufacturing specialist.

Ward is a legendary RVer who is well-known in Australia and New Zealand.

Newest Team Members

Amy, Ryan, and Eric recently joined the CamperOutdoor.com Team! Welcome to the challenge of providing our readers with the best experience and advice! Together, we already have more than 100 years of experience!

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Amy, Ryan, and Eric recently joined the CamperOutdoor.com Team.

Thanks to our readers! We continue to grow thanks to them.

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At CamperOutdoor.com, we wholeheartedly invite you to join our community and connect with fellow RVers.

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We are here to help you. Your questions are always welcome. At the end of each post, there is a comment field available to ask any questions you may have about the article. Keeping them within the public comments enables other folks to learn from those questions, too. It provides the Community of RVers the chance to engage in discussions and share the best practices.

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About CamperOutdoor.com Affiliations

You may find some articles where we recommend specific products to repair or improve the RV (such as RV hacks, gear, RV roof sealant, TV mounts for RVs, etc.). These are all products we love to keep using, and we have no complaints! When you purchase those products using the affiliate links included in our articles, we may receive (or not) a small commission at no additional cost to you. Nevertheless, advertisers do not influence our preferences, and an independent process reviews the product. Read more on the Camper Outdoor Affiliate Disclosure page.

Commissions allow us to grow this site and organize photo contests with prizes and raffles!

Also, CamperOutdoor.com is not a partnership or engaged with any manufacturer. When we provide a review, it is done through an independent review process of products for RVs, RVs, boats, etc.


Every effort has been taken to ensure that the material provided at CamperOutdoor.com is taken from manufacturer specifications and correct at the time of publishing. Updates to the content may be made at any time and without notice. Trim specs may vary yearly.

Content, financial, and shopping advice are from experienced experts without warranty.

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