Most of you that have followed my blog through the years know my favorite campsite is a free one in the boondocks. One of the many reasons my wife and I prefer the boondocks is that we aren’t annoyed by other camper’s lack of manners. These are the top five inconsiderate things you never should do while you’re at a campground.
Marsha Petry and Janet Shown of Buffalo Creek, Colorado are not completely new to RVing, but have recently upgraded and are about to embark on the next chapter of their lives with a new rig.
In the distant past, music CDs, audio books and FM radio were the only soundtrack for RV road trips. Not anymore. Smart phones and Internet connected vehicles give us dozens of ways to fuel our adventures with sound, like this ultimate RV and camping podcasts playlist.
There are both pros and cons to RVing with a boat. On the plus side, you can experience the water by your campground in a whole new way and get out fishing or simply cruising at sunset. You can also reach boat-in only campgrounds that are more private and secluded.
Twenty minutes east of Grand Junction, the small town of Palisade on Colorado’s Western Slope is best known for their fresh produce, local wineries, and scenic hiking/biking trails.
(Jan. 24, 2019) — Though you probably know the Southwest for its desert landscape, you might be surprised by the many scenic lakes where you can go waterfront camping.
(Jan. 14, 2018) — Spontaneous road trips are a way of life for many outdoor lovers. But the end of first come, first served campsites may dampen those adventures. All across the U.S., scoring that perfect campsite at a moment’s notice is becoming a thing of the past.
(Dec. 20, 2018) — Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley offers the holiday spirit throughout the year. Known the world over as Christmas City, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania has embraced that moniker since 1937.
(Dec. 17, 2018) — All parks budgets are squeezed to the max, but free national and state park entry passes are still a relatively easy thing to get. You’ll need to plan your RV trip carefully to do it, but the effort is worthwhile when you save the cash.
(Dec. 17, 2018) — Though 18+ hours away in Denver, James (Woody) Faircloth felt compelled to help. He started searching Craigslist for RVs that he could take out to California and donate to a family who lost their home.
(Dec. 13, 2018) — Looking to buy a gift for a seasoned RVer? The problem with buying a gift for someone that RVs full-time or has been on the road for years is they either already own it or don’t have room for it in the RV.
(Dec. 12, 2018) — One of the benefits of RV living is being able to travel to different areas and explore what is offered there, whether it is the vistas, the climate, the lifestyle, the adventure, or the food.
(Dec. 11, 2018) — It’s common to see private trailers and motor coaches with RV business advertising graphics splashed across the rig. Some have vinyl lettering with a simple business logo.
(Dec. 11, 2018) — With the New Year comes new RVs and accessories. Winter is the prime time to visit a local RV show and see the latest RV models and aftermarket products. You can get a look inside the RVs and trailers on display, talk to industry experts, and watch live product demonstrations and seminars.
(Dec. 4, 2018) — Winter camping means one thing: more time spent around the campfire, as the weather is colder and daylight is in short supply. One way to enjoy your time spent around the campfire with friends is indulging in delicious food.
(Dec. 3, 2018) — The RV lifestyle can sometimes be deceiving. RVs give us the freedom to go nearly anywhere, but that doesn’t always translate to the ability to do what we want, when we want to do it – if we care about camping and boondocking etiquette.
(Dec. 3, 2018) — Coastal Breeze RV Resort recently celebrated their Grand Opening in November 2018. A short drive from the scenic beaches of the Gulf Coast, this luxurious new resort lies along the shore of Salt Lake in Rockport, Texas.
(Nov. 30, 2018) — I have shared many times how I am compiling a national database on free places to camp or boondock in anticipation of that day when my wife and I have the opportunity to RV to the Midwest and East Coast.
(Nov. 29, 2018) — Caulking and sealing are not exciting tasks for most of us. However, the old adage that an “ounce of prevention brings a pound of relief” rings true.
(Nov. 28, 2018) — How about parking your RV in the heart of New Orleans, and then teeing it up at a nearby Audubon Golf Trail Course? That plan may sound like a dream, but it is possible when you stay at the French Quarter RV Resort, which is a short walk to the legendary French Quarter.