Have you considered living off the grid in your RV? I’ve been full-time RVing for the past 7 years. I split my time between long term stays in RV parks and living off the grid in my RV as a nomad wandering with the weather. If you’ll be staying in one place for at least 6 months at a time, then living off the grid (boondocking) is an option that you might want to consider. I’ve put together this helpful guide to give you an idea of what to expect in the way of living expenses and overall comfort when living off the grid in an RV, compared to on-grid RV living. See the costs and comforts associated with both on- and off-grid RV camping.
Going to be in Arizona RVing soon? Wondering where you should go & what you should do while you're there? Take it from fellow RVers who've been there! A list of fun things to see & do in the Grand Canyon state -- some might even be worth putting on your RV bucket list. RVers share their favorite reasons to visit Alabama, plus unique tips for RVing in Alabama that you'll only find here.
How RV nomads plan their seasonal RV travel routes. These are the best RV apps to use when following 70-degree temps is your main goal. Find places to stay!
Trying to decide between National Forest camping vs. National Park camping? Having done both, I can attest to the fact that there are pros and cons to each. Here’s what you need to know about RV camping in or near National Parks. If backcountry camping in an RV is your goal the next time you visit a National Park, start here!
Do you have to wear a seat belt as a passenger in an RV? Do kids have to wear RV seat belts? See what’s legal & what’s not. Plus, what’s safe for children and adults riding in the back of RVs. Since most RVers travel between states, it’s important that you know the RV seat belt laws in each state.
RVers share their personal experiences & tips for renting an RV. Here’s what you can expect when you rent, RV rental costs & fees, where to rent an RV near you.
To save on RV air conditioning, I made a swamp cooler for my motorhome. A commercial evaporative cooler costs $400+. My DIY model cost less than $50 to make
Why do RVers flock to Quartzsite AZ each winter? How much does it cost to stay there? What is there to do there? A fulltime RVer shares his experience.
Every year half a million RV snowbirds head to Quartzsite AZ. With ongoing activities and plenty to see & do many spend their winter months parked in the desert. Free camping in the desert is a great way to stretch both your vacation and your budget.
If you plan on leaving your RV in Arizona more than 6 months, then you need to register your RV in Arizona. It’s the law.
Chances are, your Class A motorhome or RV trailer exceeds the maximum width limit for motor vehicles. In most states, anything over 8-1/2 feet wide requires a special oversized load permit every time it will be moved. That is, unless you live very close to a qualifying interstate highway. Some states limit an RV’s width to only 8 feet wide!
Tired of the cold and snow? A number of years ago, my wife and I reached the point of ‘Enough Already’, so we packed up the motorhome, hit the road and headed south. We learned a few things along the way that may be helpful if you’re brand new to the idea snowbirding in search of warmer weather during the winter months.
What it’s like to travel by RV from Flagstaff, Arizona to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. Here are pictures and details of the many sights we saw along the way…
Here are highlights from our RV trip to Flagstaff, Arizona. We were en route to the Grand Canyon. We enjoyed the sites — highlighted here — then we left Flagstaff and headed for the Grand Canyon. The Grand Canyon will be our new RV home for the summer.
We made the decision to hit the road as full time RVers with little more preparation than a few years worth of subscriptions to Trailer Life magazine. We made many mistakes along the way. Hopefully, these tips will help you avoid some of the pitfalls that we fell victim to during our first year of full time RV living!