A few weeks back I shared why I feel boondocking is more memorable than staying in RV parks. While you never know exactly what you will find in the boondocks, pleasant surprises seem to come with the territory. The following are a few surprises my wife and I recently experienced in our western travels. Pulling […]
In the last installment my wife and I headed to an RV park in Pahrump, Nevada after a couple weeks of camping in the boondocks to recharge. Our batteries were having issues and required a full nights charge via shore power in order to properly diagnose the problem. The park was rated 10/10/10 by Good […]
Throughout the years I have shared temporary fixes for an inoperable water heater and furnace, suggested back up plans when things don’t work, and what to pack in your electrical bag to keep your 12 volt system up and operating when something goes awry. Here’s another tip to remember. Just recently the check valve on […]
The freedom and self reliance an RV offers is part of the attraction for many people that have joined the RV lifestyle. You can go where you want, when you want, and take care of your own needs along the way. Self reliant RVers have no problem camping without hookups. Many enjoy the benefits and […]
During our RV adventures across the Western U.S., my wife and I may go weeks without staying in a conventional campground with hook ups. Dispersed camping in the boondocks is our preferred place to camp. It’s quiet, typically close to the places we want to explore and the price is right. While there many ways […]
When I conduct my dispersed camping seminars I am typically asked what is the best RV for dry camping. While some types of RVs are more friendly for this type of RVing than others, the question really should be, “What should I look for in a RV if I want to use it for dry […]
If you’re like me, you enjoy using your RV throughout the year, including winter when there are many activities to enjoy. However, more often than not, electrical hook-ups in a campground aren’t available when winter camping. This leaves your batteries to power your off-season adventure. Winter camping and your RV batteries Preparing for winter camping […]
There are many ways to save water when dry camping and follow these steps to help keep your fresh water tank full longer.
RVing has its benefits but desert dry camping dust isn’t one of them. Here’s what I do as a full-time RVer to cope with the nuisance of dust storms.
Curious about dry camping but don’t know where to start? These three critical desert boondocking tips are the place to begin.
Boondocking in retail store parking lots isn’t always a good idea. These common sense tips explain when it’s smart to avoid free overnight RV parking.