I have shared many times how I am compiling a national database on free places to camp or boondock in anticipation of that day when my wife and I have the opportunity to RV to the Midwest and East Coast. I have also shared how the farther east you travel, the more difficult it is […]
Those of you that follow this blog on a regular basis know that I am all about free camping and boondocking. I have encountered many RVers that feel free camping and boondocking opportunities are only available in the western United States where there is an abundance of federal public land. While I agree that the […]
Every boondocker has their favorite out-of-the-way campsites. Sometimes it is nice to shake things up and try a new spot. There are several websites out there that help adventure-seekers find good campsites, such as RV Park Reviews and Freecampsites.net. Most public lands (USFS or BLM) offer free dispersed camping as well, although some established campgrounds […]
A quick Google search will tell you about current traffic delays or hotel vacancies. So why can’t we just as easily find real-time information on campsite availability? The thing is, federal and state-run campgrounds have had long-term contracts with private businesses. These contracts have given the businesses exclusive control over the online reservations for public […]
In the past two installments, we have looked at equipping your new RV for its first campout. While you might choose a state park or private RV park for your first outing, I am going to share a tip of where to find free campsites that most RV newbies are unaware of. Most every state […]
Know the six states that legally allow temporary overnight parking at rest areas for RVers and other travelers in the U.S.