Every RVer will eventually make the mistake of turning down a road or path that won’t support their rig. The desire to explore remote camping locations makes the chance of getting stuck a real danger. It happened to me! Since then, I carry some specific RV gear and equipment with me at all times. See my list of RV self-rescue gear you need. Plus tips that I’ve learned firsthand to help you get out of a bad situation when you’re stuck in your RV.
Free RV Parking
Hitting the road in your RV soon? Did you know there are places where RVs can park overnight for free? Here, RVers share the best places for RV boondocking (overnight parking without electricity & hook-ups) -- including Quartzsite, casinos, all-terrain camping & 4x4 offroad parking locations, plus other RV-friendly places to park that you probably don't know about. See helpful RV boondocking tips for newbies, free RV parking apps, even RV staycation ideas that won't break the bank.
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.
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!
If cheap RV living is your goal — as it was mine — here’s proof that you can manage living in an RV fulltime. Even on a fixed income! I’ve found that living in an RV is attainable for about $500 a month — whether you drive and park for free for 1 month, or you spend a month at a time in an RV park. I’ll show you the numbers…
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.
RV living is for anyone and everyone. See how I’ve managed to enjoy RV travel for years now, and how you can too — if that’s your dream.
Here are the 3 best RV apps that every RVer should have. These are the best apps for iPhone and Android phones to make RVing so much easier!
We headed to the Grand Casino’s RV Resort in Hinckley, Minnesota for the Memorial Day weekend. We spent the first night RV boondocking in the casino parking lot. The next night we stayed at the RV resort campground.
Finding dog friendly accommodations means that your entire family will get to enjoy RVing. As seen in this video, many RV parks actually go out of their way to make their campgrounds dog friendly. It only makes sense to patronize those that do.
When you’re new to RV travel, you might not be aware that many RV friendly places will bend over backwards to attract your business. Here are the top 6 places where you can usually stay for free… and take advantage of other conveniences too.
Getting away from it all is even better with a 4×4 RV. Just use caution as going to far can do some serious damage to your RV, and repairs could get costly real quick!
Check out our list of all the best free RV parking spots when you need a place to stay overnight. Looking for a place to stay for free on a longer basis? We’ve got that too! All aspects of RV boondocking are covered here.
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.
Are the noise and confusion of an RV campground too much for you? Try a 4-wheel drive vehicle with a small off-road trailer and get away from the crowds by boondocking!
Looking to try some longterm camping in your RV without breaking the bank? There are lots of places to stay that won’t cost you much, but you have to be prepared to fend for yourself — because cheap means no amenities!
Tips for keeping the family ties strong — whether the relatives live across town or on the other side of the country. If you’re taking your RV to a relative’s home, here are some things to keep in mind!