See why I think a cheap set of spring clamps are the RVer’s equivalent to a Swiss army knife. Here’s my list of clever uses for spring clamps while RVing and camping — from making a DIY camper awning to holding curtains open, keeping your dog safe while setting up camp, and drying a few items on a camping clothesline. There are SO many ways to use spring clamps in and around the RV!
One of the best things about RVing is the ability to park it and go camping whenever you want... wherever you are! Here, RVers share their favorite tips for RV camping at places like Quartzsite, boondocking (and finding places to park an RV for FREE overnight), taking your pets RVing, getting around RV campgrounds (and reasons to take a bike when you're RVing), winter RV camping, RV cooking, RV camping checklists, must-haves for your RV campsite, and other camping tips that only RVers will appreciate!
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.
Some RVers put reflective bubble wrap insulation on all RV windows. I just put it on the RV windshield. It’s the easiest way to keep your RV cool in summer!
Since there are so many important things that an RVer must do before leaving camp and hitting the road, we thought we’d compile the ultimate RV breaking camp checklist. You definitely don’t want to forget to do these things!
That first meal cooked outdoors on the grill or over an open fire while you’re enjoying the great outdoors just says, “Let the fun begin!” I like to experiment and find new recipes that work well with the RV lifestyle – which usually means simple ingredients and easy preparation. Here are the best camping recipes for RVers.
Enjoying time in the wilderness with your dog is a fun pastime. Sadly, we’ve had a few problems with aggressive dogs at other campsites. Here’s what to look for in aggressive dog behavior and what to do if a campground dog comes toward you.
If you want to take some leisurely spins through the campground or RV park — and be able to stop and visit with other campers along the way — then you’ll probably want to bring along an extra set of wheels that’s easily towable inside or behind your RV. Here are all the best ways to get around RV parks and campgrounds.
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.
RV cooking is just about the most important part of the RV lifestyle. For rugged dependability you can’t beat cast iron cookware when you’re on the road.
When you pick up your new RV the dealer will include a complimentary starter kit to get you off on the right foot into the RV lifestyle. Unfortunately this is but the tip of the iceberg in RV equipment and accessories that are essential. Here’s the rest of the list.
Reasons to take your bike along the next time you’re RV camping!
Winter RV living takes a little extra effort but really is a workable situation. It can even be quite cozy and romantic all bundled up against the elements in your comfortable home on wheels.
Having clean, clear soft water while RV camping is nearly impossible to come by. Take care of your water supply by using RV water filters and water softeners. Filters and water softeners make your water taste better and work better for you when it’s time to clean up.
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.
When my wife and I headed out as fulltime RVers, we had 2 middle aged cats and a small dog. They were never a burden and many times they were the life of the party — creating lots of fun memories. Here are my RV pet tips — before you go RVing with a cat or a dog.
Most RVs use the same key for all outside storage compartments. The entrance door lock isn’t much better when it comes to RV security. Keep this in mind, especially when storing your RV for the off-season. Never leave valuables inside.
Once the RV is parked, you need a way to get around. Bicycles are good if you like the exercise. A scooter will get you farther, faster. Here are some things to consider.
Boondocking with your RV means you bring your own electricity. Portable RV generators make it possible to use all your electrical conveniences, no matter where you are.
A teardrop RV trailer can be the perfect way to stay comfortable when you’re winter camping. This video shows why teardrop trailers are great for winter camping.
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!
Here are my top picks when it comes to RV camping accessories like: a camp stove, fold-up table, extra propane hoses, portable grill, cast iron cookware, reclining outdoor chairs, and an emergency radio. I have my favorites, which are yours?
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!
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!
If you own an RV and you enjoy camping, boating and/or fishing, then check out our best picks for small lightweight fishing boats that are easy to transport and store.
Jim and I have worked in campgrounds and resorts for more than seven years. We have seen lots of campers come and go, camping in everything from tents to the most expensive motor homes. No matter what they camp in, they all have one thing in common-they want to have a fun time! Here are some tips to remember to make sure everyone has a good time…