Road Closures or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Tow Rig

We travel in a Class A motorhome and tow behind it.  Our setup:



2007 National Surfside 34E

Length – 34′ 10″

Dry Weight – 22,000 lbs

Height – 12′ 8″

Tow hitch rating  – 5,000 lbs

Engine – Gas, Ford Triton V-10


Tow setup:

Blue Ox


Tow car (toad):

2012 Ford Explorer

Length –

Dry Weight – 4,400 lbs


There are so many different ways to hit the road fulltime. I’ll go into the decision-making process that led us to Class A / tow car in a later post. This one is about getting stuck and making the best of it.


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