Grand Canyon National Park is 100 years old this year! With all the added publicity, it may be even more difficult than usual to land a campsite in the park or a permit to hike and camp in the canyon. Straight from the pages of my Frugal Shunpiker’s Guide for RV Boondocking in Arizona, here are some tips that are sure to help.
A few months ago, Bob Nelson (host extraordinaire) told us he would be attending his local RV Owners Association rally in June, and that he planned to give a presentation about the joys of being a Boondockers Welcome host. From Bob’s report, it was quite a success!
Boondockers Welcome is only part of the puzzle. There are many other ways to keep your camping costs in line with your budget.
Did you know that we welcome hosts worldwide? We were delighted to hear that Sundance, who have been welcoming traveling RVers to their home near Victoria BC for the last 7 years, were able to connect with hosts in New Zealand on their adventure down under.
We have been living full-time in our RV for over a year now and, though we are retired, we must still work to maintain our lifestyle (someone has to pay for all the maintenance and repairs).
While many Texans flock to the beaches of South Padre Island to escape the summer heat, there are less-crowded beaches just a little farther north, where RV camping on the beaches of the Gulf Coast is permitted and encouraged. Better yet, camping is either free or included with a low-cost entry pass.
I can hardly open Instagram these days without seeing a photo of another vintage trailer restoration or a skoolie conversion in progress. What fun! With this trend obviously growing, we hope this cautionary article might be timely and helpful.
Are you thinking of buying a 5th Wheel? Are you debating between a fifth wheel and a travel-trailer, or maybe even a motorhome? One of our members and blog contributers, Jack Huber, recently went through the process of deciding what to buy and details the top 9 reasons why he chose a fifth wheel for his rig.
Whether you are a rookie or have been camping in RV’s for years, you can make a mistake now and then. Even I have made foolish mistakes, and I’ve been RV’ing for several years now.