Finding the right RV dealer is an important step in turning your road trip dreams into reality. In this guide, we’ll walk you through ways to find the perfect RV dealership for your needs.

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Many RV dealers exist in each state. Seeing an RV in person really helps to give you the feel of an RV to know if it is the right model for you.

There are many RV dealers across the USA, but it can be difficult to find the right one for you.

This is where these searchable RV directories come in.

7 of those directories are listed below.

Define Your Needs and Budget

Before you start hunting down RV dealers, make sure you nail down what you need and what you can afford.

Think about things like how big you want your RV to be, what features are non-negotiable, and what kind of trips you’re planning. Are you into a snug camper or a big luxurious motorhome? Any favorite RV brands on your radar? And how far are you cool with traveling to find the right dealer?

Having a clear picture of what you’re after will help you zero in on your options and make your search for an RV dealer a whole lot smoother.

How to Find an RV Dealer Near You

There are several helpful directories of RV dealers in the USA.

You can find RV dealers in your area and other areas using searchable online resources such as the ones below. Several of these RV dealer directories include options for searches in Canada too.

These are in alphabetical order, with no particular preference for one over the other:

Clicking on any of the above links will take you directly to that section on this page.

The table below provides an overview of how each of the RV dealer directories allows users to filter by different items.

This includes the RV dealership name, city, state, zip code, distance from a location, RV manufacturer, and RV category/class (i.e., Class A, travel trailer, pop-up camper).

Table of RV Dealer Directories Available Online

 RV Dealership NameCityStateZip CodeDistance from LocationRV ManufacturerRV Category/
Google MapsXXXX   
RV Universe  X  XX

From the table above, it’s clear that searching by state is easy to do.

But when you get into more specifics, such as RV manufacturer or RV category/class, some RV directories are more specific than others.

We are not endorsing any of the directories; instead you should check them out and decide which one will work for you.

GO RVing

GO RVing is a website developed by the RV industry to promote RVing. It provides many useful resources for people searching for an RV.

One of these is a tool on their website to help prospective RVers find an RV dealer in their area. Users can specify whether they are interested in buying or renting an RV. Users can search by city, state, and zip code.

Go RVing RV Dealer Website

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GO RVing screenshot of RV dealer search screen

Google Maps

Start your search for RV dealers using Google Maps.

In the search bar, enter “RV dealers” or “motorhome dealers” or similar to get a list of results. Google Maps will show a map with markers for the locations of RV dealers.

Zoom in to individual dealerships for more details. Use filters to refine your search for things like customer ratings, business hours, or services offered. To focus on a specific geographic area, input an address, city, or zip code to access a map displaying all RV dealers in that vicinity. This feature aids in determining their proximity to your location.

In the map below, I searched for “rv dealerships near chicago, il” and got the following results.

Google Maps of RV Dealerships Near Chicago

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Map of RV dealers near Chicago, as displayed on Google Maps

Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA)

The Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) is a professional association for RV dealers. It focuses on things like manufacturer issues, state and federal legislation, and other topics that RV dealers care about.

The RVDA maintains a list of RV dealers that they keep up-to-date.

To find an RV dealer on the RVDA website, you can search by state, zip code and distance, or the dealership name. Below is a screenshot of their search page.

RVDA RV Dealer Website

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Screenshot of RVDA RV dealer search form

RV Trader

RV Trader is a popular place for advertising RVs for sale, both new and used. It also provides a way to search for RV dealers.

Users can search by dealer name, class (i.e. type) of RV, make (i.e. manufacturer) of RV, and location.

RV Trader RV Dealer Search Feature

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RV Trader searchable list of RV dealers


RVT is a leading source of classifieds for RV buyers and sellers. They also provide a searchable directory of RV dealers.

As of November 2023, they had 780 RV dealers in the USA and Canada that were searchable in their directory.

Below is a screenshot that shows how you can search by city and state. You can also narrow your search to dealers that sell RVs from specific manufacturers, such as Airstream, Coleman, Forest River, Keystone, Jayco, Tiffin, Newmar, and Entegra.

Their list of RV manufacturers is comprehensive and can really help you narrow down dealers in your area if you’re looking for a particular brand or type of RV. You can search by any combination of dealer name, city, state, and/or manufacturer.

RVT RV Dealer Website

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RV Universe

RV Universe is another RV buying/selling website, but it also includes a directory of RV dealers.

Their directory is unique in that you can add “RV Category” as a search filter. This includes RV types such as Class A motorhomes, fifth wheels, toy haulers, truck campers, and other categories.

RV Universe RV Dealer Website

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RVUniverse RV dealer directory


RV USA primarily focuses on listing RVs for sale and rent, but it also has a directory of RV dealers across the USA.

You can search RV dealers on their website by using the map (shown below) and selecting a state for a full list of RV dealers in the state, or you can search for local dealers by zip code.

RV USA RV Dealer Website

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Other Options to Find an RV Dealer

RV Dealer Services after the Purchase

After the purchase of an RV, reputable dealerships typically offer a range of valuable services to enhance the overall ownership experience.

These services often include professional orientation sessions, where new owners are guided through the features and operations of their specific RV model. Many people find it useful to video record these sessions as the amount of information can be overwhelming at first.

Dealers may also provide maintenance and service packages, ensuring that customers have access to expert technicians for routine check-ups and repairs. Some dealerships extend warranties or offer extended protection plans.

Additionally, many RV dealerships maintain well-stocked parts and accessories departments, allowing owners to easily find and purchase any necessary components for customization or replacement.

Now it’s time to go camping! Check out our post on how to find RV campgrounds, RV parks, and dispersed camping campsites.

Good luck in your RV search!