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25 Mobile Office Set-Ups to Inspire You to RV Full-Time

Ready to upgrade your work space? These 25 mobile office set-ups will inspire you to hit the road in an RV. http://heathandalyssa.com/mobile-office

I’m a sucker for a good mobile office set-up.

Mostly because 99% of RVs don’t come equipped with a desk or any space that even resembles a good work station. (Shout out to all the entrepreneurs out there taking conference calls at the RV park picnic table!)

If you want a mobile office in your RV, you have to get creative, learn how to do a little renovation, and maximize your square footage. It’s a challenge that all RV entrepreneurs love to tackle, so we asked our Facebook group to share their mobile office set-ups to inspire you.

It’s a challenge that all RV entrepreneurs love to tackle, so we asked our Facebook group to share their mobile office set-ups to inspire you. Below are our top 25 picks, ranging from stand-up desks to custom build-outs to folding tables and couches. There’s no one way to set up a desk in an RV and these pioneers prove it!

Dapper Drive

Dapper Drive office set-up

The Rig: 2007 28-foot travel trailer

Outside Found

Outside Found office set-up

The Rig: 2001 GMC Bluebird bus

Phyllis Swenson

Phil Swenson

Most intense set-up I have seen!

The Rig: Class A motorhome

Roamin Ryans

Roamin Ryans office set-up

The Rig: Grand Design Momentum fifth wheel toy hauler

Sit/stand up desk set up in the garage

Sonya Schweitzer

Sonya Schweitzer office set-up

Desk set up in the bedroom for the husband. Wife uses the dinette.

No Address Required

No Address Required office set-up

The Rig: 2007 Damon Daybreak 3276

Nathan Kaemingk

Nathan Kaemingk office set-up

Took out the chair by the door and added in a small Ikea desk!

Faux Bold

Faux Bold office set-up

The Rig: Airstream

Migratory Life

Steffanie Pisula office set-up

The Rig: Rockwood Windjammer

Steffanie and Michael have done a lot of little renos on their travel trailer, including adding in this desk space!

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Mark Roberts

Mark Roberts office set-up

The Rig: Class A motorhome

RV Reboot

Cathy Martin office set-up

The Rig: 40 ft Itasca Horizon (Class A motorhome)

This is actually the existing dinette!

Rachel Brewer

Rachel Brewer office set-up

Always on Liberty

Always on Liberty office set-up

Lisa in her outdoor office!

The Rig: Landmark fifth wheel

Mountain Modern Life

Mountain Modern Life

Can I choose a favorite mobile office set-up? It’s this one! 😍😍😍

The Rig: Class A motorhome

A Team Life

A Team Life

Oh wait, this one might be my favorite. I love the curtains!

The Rig: Fifth wheel

Follow Your Detour

Follow You Detour

Lindsay’s office

The Rig: Fifth wheel

The Fit RV

The Fit RV

The Rig: Winnebago Travato (Class B motorhome)

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The Simple Venture

The Simple Venture

The Rig: Class A motorhome

Northern Nomads

Northern Nomads

The Rig: Travel Trailer

Technomadia

Technomadia office set-up

The Rig: 1961 vintage bus

[For more mobile office set-ups, check out Technomadia’s article.]

Always the Road

Always The Road

#vanlife

RV Love

RV Love

The Rig: Class A Motorhome

188sqft

188 Sq Ft

The Rig: Keystone fifth wheel

The pup: Foxey, a miniature Golden doodle that Heath tries to kidnap every time we see Kevin and Mandy 😂

Heath, the king of many offices

Photo cred: Kyle Kesterson

Charles Gupton

building a business on the road

The truth is, Heath uses all five of these desk set ups on any given day because he can’t sit still.

Me

Alyssa Padgett
photo cred: Kyle Kesterson

Ready to upgrade your work space? These 25 mobile office set-ups will inspire you to hit the road in an RV.

I’m always at the dinette, tied down because of my iMac. And usually surrounded by food, notebooks, candles, flowers, and a hairbrush cause I’mmamess.

The Rig: Class A Winnebago Brave motorhome

What’s your mobile office set-up? Add it in the comments below!

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Second half of Team Padgett and full-time traveler in our Winnebago Brave. I blog about our travels, how I run our production company from the road, and the ridiculous things Heath does on a daily basis. My husband thinks I'm funny.

  • Very cool!

    • Aren’t they amazing?? I’ve got serious office envy over here.

  • Dan Gaskell

    Those are some great setups. Almost makes you want to work – almost.

  • Emily

    Great post. I love “looking” inside peoples campers. We’re finally taking our camper out next week. I’ll post a picture of our office setup while we’re out.

    • Haha yes sometimes the best part of RV parks is getting to peek inside everyone else’s rigs!

  • Gil Gonzalez

    Keepin’ it real… Awesome Post!

  • Bridgette

    These pics are great!! I really love a whole bunch of them. I adore about everything from Mountain Modern Life. Such fantastic style. You are a cute mess at least. Thanks for a great posts.

    • Hahaha, well thank you 😂 but yes Mountain Modern Life looks gorgeous!

  • Ran Lachman

    Very nice pictures!
    The beauty of RVing is that it takes you into the nature. So just having a laptop and a folding chair is usually all what needed for a true mobile office.

    The complicated set ups are usually counter productive, as one mentioned below ” it almost makes you want to work” and inside.

    Keep it simple – that’s why we are RVing…

    • Very true! But I think most of us want to and enjoy working in our RVs because it allows us to go more places and get out into nature more often!

  • Angie Mattson

    Awesome pics! We pulled out the recliner and installed a big deal made out of a scrap piece of butcher block. It’s right in front of a big window. Awesome-sauce!

  • Bryan Prince

    Thanks for the inspiration! I was afraid I’d have to give up my beloved DXRacer chair when we get our 5th wheel, but I see others on wheels. I’d be curious how they secure their rolling chairs…

    • Bungee cords! Or tossing them on the bed 🙂

      • Bryan Prince

        Thanks for the tip!

  • Love the inspiration and it’s fun to see some of my favorite mobile office spaces in this post, including ours, woo-hoo! The only downside to our living room office is that we have to spend two minutes putting it away or setting it up, which means on my super lazy days I just work at the pop-up desk in the bedroom, haha.

    • Haha it’s funny how big of a difference those two minutes make! I have definitely spent many mornings with my laptop in bed because that’s just SO much easier!

  • Jay

    I’m surprised there weren’t any bunk removals. That’s the direction we are leaning. But have till spring to figure it out.

    • Well there’s a couple school buses in there, so there were a few that started out with empty buses and built out their whole layout!

  • Shane Meyer

    Great office ideas, thanks for compiling and sharing!

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