What to Pack for Your First RV Trip in Alaska

May 4, 2020 | Alaska

At A&M RV Center, we see a lot of new faces every year, especially couples who are empty nesters or newlyweds looking for a thrill. No matter their age, we’ve found that most beginners have the same problem: overpacking. When you rent a motorhome or camper, space is limited and you should be conscious of what you’re bringing onboard. That’s why we’ve put together this quick guide of what to pack for your first trip across the Alaskan wilderness in an RV.

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3 Ways to Eliminate Odors in Your RV

April 3, 2020 | Alaska

Traveling all summer in your motorhome gives you a chance to unwind in the Alaskan wilderness, taking in the sights and enjoying nature. However, your travels also bring hurdles that don’t usually come with living at home, including some unpleasant odors. When you and your family are living in such a small space, umpleasant smells are sure to occur. At A&M RV Center, we ensure that every new rental is clean and ready for use, but you’ll be on your own out in the wild. Here are several tips for keeping your RV clean and odor-free.

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3 Popular RV Campgrounds in Alaska

February 10, 2020 | Alaska

Springtime is just around the corner, which means you’re probably anxious to get outdoors and head out to your favorite campgrounds. You can’t wait to grill over a charcoal fire, roast marshmallows, and listen to the crickets at night. These are some of the best parts of exploring nature, and are just a taste of what you know you can expect from an adventure in an RV rental from A&M RV Center. But if you’re new to the camping world and are looking for suggestions, we’ve put together some of Alaska’s most popular camping spots to visit in your RV.

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Choosing the Right Motorhome

January 4, 2020 | Alaska

Once you’ve started thinking about RVing on the open road in Alaska, your next question should be: what’s the right motorhome for you? You already know about the many advantages of using motorhomes. Besides saving money on hotel rooms, plane tickets, and dining out, you’ll have complete control over the timeline of your vacation without the stress of airports and the risk of delayed flights. When determining the right motorhome for your needs, consider your specific travel priorities, such as how many passengers will be traveling with you, how much space you need, and how long you plan to be on the road. At A&M RV Center, we have a variety of options to meet your needs whether you are looking to rent or to purchase.

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Embrace the Cold: Check Out Alaska on Ice

December 1, 2019 | Alaska

Alaska is a state that embraces winter. Ice and snow may make other areas of the country close up shop. But for us, we carry on business as usual – and then some. Traveling around the state in an RV rental from A&M RV Center in December may require a little more prep and planning, but there is so much here to see and do during the winter months. Check out just a taste of Alaska’s frozen adventures that await you. 

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3 Tips for RV Travel in Alaska

September 3, 2019 | Alaska

As the “Frontier State”, Alaska is almost overwhelming in its wildness. This vast land has been welcoming adventurers and explorers for decades. But even the most adventurous travelers can sometimes be intimidated by Alaska’s sheer size and massive spaces that are devoid of people. As the oldest RV rental center in Anchorage, the staff at A&M RV Center have a few tips for new visitors to our incredible state. 1. Camp anywhereAlaska is one of the few places in the world where it’s legal to pull over anywhere and park for the night. Highway pullouts, shoulders, and other areas off the road are prime spots for getting some sleep and prepping for the next day’s travel. Still, there also are plenty of reputable RV grounds, resorts, and campgrounds. You can use some of your favorite RV clubs, like Good Sam or Passport America, to find the best parks. If you’re not a member … Continued

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3 Great Tips for Cooking in Your RV

June 1, 2019 | Alaska

Have kitchen, will travel! One of the best things about traveling in an RV rental from A&M RV Center, is having a stocked and supplied kitchen, ready to use at any time. There is no need to go out of your way to find a restaurant! Cooking and preparing meals in an RV kitchen does have its unique challenges, and you may need to make a few adjustments to your typical meal plans. Here are a few tips on how to be a successful RV cook.1. Think “simple meals”.Plan fairly simple meals that require little to no hard work in the kitchen. You don’t want to spend a lot of time cooking when you’re exploring Alaska’s beautiful outdoors. Use your grill, make no-cook meals like sandwiches, and enjoy eggs or cereal for breakfast.2. Bring a few spices and staples.Make a general meal plan for your trip. It doesn’t have to … Continued

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3 Reasons to Rent an RV for Your Next Vacation

May 3, 2019 | Alaska

If you’ve never thought about renting an RV for your next vacation, you’re missing out! RVs offer lots of benefits over hotels – especially in Alaska, where some of the most beautiful locations are off the beaten trail, far from the closest hotel. Read on to find out why you should rent an RV from A&M RV Center the next time you’re ready to head off on another adventure on the road. 

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Plan Your Alaska Dream Vacation Now

January 9, 2019 | Alaska

What is your vision of the ideal Alaska vacation? Are you fishing on a crystal-clear lake with no one in sight? Or are you hiking through the many trails around Anchorage? Whatever your idea of the perfect Alaska vacation, we have a few ideas to make sure you have the time of your life! If you’re looking for an RV rental, contact A&M RV Center by calling (907) 279-5508 or make a reservation online.

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See the Aurora Borealis in Your RV Rental

December 12, 2018 | Alaska

Winter is prime time in Alaska to view the aurora borealis, or the northern lights. On clear nights, you’ll see stunning displays of light across the northern sky. For the best views, you’ll want to escape the city lights. Talk to our team at A&M RV Center about finding the perfect RV rental for your auora borealis excursion this winter, by calling (907) 279-5508 or contact us online.

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