While we absolutely loved our beautiful and spacious Heartland Landmark 365 fifth wheel (keeps reading to learn about Liberty), we wanted to experience more adventure and exploration at a faster pace.
After a contemplative year of evaluating our RV lifestyle, we decided to downsize to a smaller recreational vehicle that allows us more mobility and opportunity to park in smaller venues.
2019 Winnebago. View 24D
We chose the Winnebago View, a small Class C aka ‘Compact C’. It’s sort of a ‘van on steroids’ at 25′ 5″ long with a slide-out that widens the living area about 3′ out from the driver’s side when deployed.
Click below to check out our video tour of our Winnebago View:
OUR FORMER RVs
2016 Heartland Landmark 365 “Ashland”
We purchased our Heartland Landmark is luxury 5th wheel measuring total 41′ 6″ in December of 2015. The “365” indicates that the Landmark is a full-timers’ coach. Liberty was an ‘all electric’ coach however, since owning her, we’ve modified her electrical components and energy management system to enable us to enjoy boondocking.
We also updated her interior to reflect our vivacious personalities in a Key West beach theme. We removed the aft sofa and replaced it with a large desk table with two small office chairs to make working easier. Check out some of our interior upgrade blog tutorials.
2014 Heartland Cyclone 4100
Before acquiring our Landmark, we owned a 2014 Heartland Cyclone 4100 5th wheel toy hauler. She was 44′ long with an 8′ extension ‘party deck’ (garage ramp that was suspended by cables) off her stern. We purchased our former Cyclone fifth wheel toy hauler to haul our two Harley Davidson Softails in the garage.
2014 Dodge Ram 3500 Heavy Duty DRW 4WD
Both of our former fifth wheels were pulled by our 2014 Ram Cummins Diesel Dually. We named Captain America because he’s strong, sturdy and was our super hero on the road.
Our Ram’s towing capacity rates at 30,000 pounds. He’s equipped with a 24,000 pound CURT Q24 hitch system. We also self-installed a 35 gallon auxiliary diesel fuel tank in the truck bed to enable longer distances between fuel stations.
So, those are how we travel(ed) the Country thus so far. Who knows how long we’ll RV or if we go for more gusto in the future. But these are just our means of enjoying our journey, adventures and destinations.