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!
Here RVers discuss the differences between RV resorts, RV parks & RV campgrounds, how to get RV camping discounts, where you can enjoy RV camping for free, dog-friendly campgrounds, and reviews of RV camping locations all across the US -- so you’ll know what to expect before you arrive.
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…
Jim and I have used our Good Sam Club membership card at lots of different RV campgrounds to save on camping costs AND at lots of different Camping World stores (and online) to save on RV parts and accessories. Those discounts alone have more than paid for our membership. Here’s why we think membership in the Good Sam Club is a good thing — especially for new RVers who are planning their first RV trips.
Here’s a guide with helpful tips for RVers describing the differences between RV parks, RV resorts, and RV campgrounds. Plus, advice on how to find the best RV campground reviews, so you’ll have a better idea what a place is like before you arrive.
Following is a brief review of the places we stayed on a recent RV trip to Kentucky. We traveled along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, visiting bourbon distilleries during the day and camping at RV parks at night. We stayed at 3 different campgrounds — each of which we would recommend and stay at again in the future. Each place accommodates big rigs like our 40-foot motorhome.
Nude RVing is a lifestyle that is rapidly catching on. So are clothing-optional family-friendly vacations that involve camping. Here’s what you can expect and where to find nude campgrounds in the U.S.
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.
Thinking of converting an old bus or motorcoach into an RV? Here’s what you need to know BEFORE you begin the project. RV bus conversions and bus motorhome conversions are well worth the effort, as long as you think it through ahead of time.
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.
Do you use the on board RV shower or is the campground shower more to your liking? I hate on/off showering so a larger on board water heater makes sense for me.
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.
Looking for a good RV destination? Give Bob Dylan’s Highway 61 a visit. You won’t be disappointed. You might even be up for the Lake Superior Circle Tour, a well-marked highway tour going completely around Lake Superior. You can experience the Canadian part of Lake Superior, cross the locks at Saulte Ste. Marie, then come around through Wisconsin.
Lots of people are canceling their vacations and choosing to spend more time at home this year. Yep, roughing it at (or near) home is the hot new thing for budget-conscious Americans in search of alternative travel experiences. It’s called a staycation. Why leave home when you have so many great things nearby to enjoy? Vacation is a really a mind-set anyway. Here’s how to turn your next vacation into a staycation… in your RV!
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.
I don’t know what exactly I expected Kansas to be like, I found that there was quite a bit about this state that I didn’t know.
After a mad dash across the country from Atlanta, Georgia to Wichita, Kansas in 2 days, we stopped for a week at USI RV Park….
The road leading to the campground at Cheaha State park is steep, so if you have a larger motorhome or RV trailer you may want to ask for a camping spot at the lake. And be sure to stop for groceries and supplies before heading to the campground, as there is no grocery store nearby. With a little advance planning, you’ll be sure to have a lot of fun at Cheaha State Park.
Jim and I have been volunteering at Unicoi Sate Park in Helen, Georgia since New Year’s Day. Here are some unique things about this great park that we’ve noticed…
With Norfolk, Williamsburg, and the Outer Banks of North Carolina just a short drive away, Virginia Beach is an excellent choice for your next RV roadtrip. Make your reservations for these RV campground early, because they fill up fast.
Lots of great tips for using MARTA — Atlanta’s public transportation system — to make your way all around town. With so much to see and do in downtown Atlanta, and beyond, you’ll want to utilize the MARTA whenever possible!
Fun things to see and do in Austin Texas — whether you’re on an RV roadtrip, or spending time in Austin for other reasons. Some things to see & do in Austin, Texas…
Have you been to Savannah, Georgia yet? Here are some reasons to consider taking an RV road trip there soon…
Looking for side trips in your RV in Georgia? What about Helen, GA? In Helen Georgia there are TONS of fun things to see and do. Many of them are documented here — in this summary of our recent RV trip to Helen, Georgia.
I know Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is known for the famous Civil War battle, but there is more to the area than poking around the Gettysburg National Military Park. If you’re planning an RV road trip and have a couple of days to see more, here are some suggestions…