Whether you are camping in a National Park or glamping at your favorite motorcoach resort, the words “no internet” can be as scary as an empty fresh water tank or dead batteries. Even in places with the oft-used but less often implemented “free Wi-Fi”, sometimes the internet can be so slow that consulting your favorite […]
My wife and I had the privilege of RVing through Wyoming’s Big Horn Mountains this summer. There are lots of scenic places to explore and the high elevation makes for comfortable weather when it is broiling hot at lower elevations. Prior to arriving, I had researched several large areas where boondocking is allowed and looked […]
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 […]
Many RVers advocate driving no more than a set distance or getting to camp by a set time on days they travel, like 200 miles or 2PM. I wholeheartedly agree that RVers should set limits on how much they drive each day to keep the experience enjoyable, but what do you do when you prefer […]
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 […]
When you hit the road you’ll find it handy to understand about these RVing abbreviations for U.S. camping and recreation areas.
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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 an RV if I want to use it for dry […]
There are many ways to save water when dry camping and follow these steps to help keep your fresh water tank full longer.