Local used RVs are available from dealers in most regions of the country. It should be possible to find one or more dealers in your area, who can offer you a complete line of local used RVs from which to choose. Visit several dealers and tour the recreational vehicles that they have available. It is likely you will find one that fits your needs and falls within your budget. Local used RVs are a bargain, and usually sell for half the price of a new recreational vehicle, or less. And a smart shopper will be able to find local used RVs that are in excellent condition. It is not common for individuals to purchase a brand new recreational vehicle only to discover after a season or two of use, that the RV lifestyle is not for them. Or, it may be that the unit that was purchased is too small, so they trade it in for a larger recreational vehicle. A third common reason for early trade-ins is that the owner may desire a different type of recreational vehicle, perhaps moving from a travel trailer to a fifth-wheel, for example. These local used RVs usually have little wear and tear when they are traded back to the local dealer. The dealer may not offer much on the trade, which gives them the opportunity to offer quality local used RVs to consumers at excellent prices. When searching for local used RVs, it is helpful to understand the wide range of recreational vehicles available on the market today. It is an expanding industry, and new styles and types of RVs hit the market with regularity. The entry level recreational vehicle is the pop-up. It gets its name from the fact that the hard top of the unit compacts down onto the frame when stored or being pulled, and then pops-up with a manual or mechanical crank into position for use. These units feature canvas sides with snaps that affix to the base. Higher priced units will have an electrical plug or two, a small refrigerator, and may employ a hand-held shower attachment and a chemical toilet.