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.
Category archives: Boondocking
Camping without hookups, sometimes called "dry camping" or "freedom camping"
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.
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 had foolish errors in judgement, and I’ve been RV’ing for several years now.
Years ago, on our first RV trip, we found ourselves boondocking on BLM land in Arizona in a place that fits the description, “the middle of nowhere”. The story of what happened there is one I’ve often repeated since – whenever we’re asked if we've feared for our safety or had any bad experiences when camped so far from civilization.
Have you seen the above terms used interchangeably? They should not be! While I never thought I'd call myself an "expert" on any subject, I'm pretty confident about my definitions on this topic.
Hosting Boondockers Welcome members is an amazing experience almost every time, but there are always ways to improve the experience for both guests and hosts. We'd like to thank two host members for allowing us to share their tips for ensuring guests feel welcome, and enjoy their stay.
This is the third and final in a three-part series of debunking myths about boondocking. If you've been holding back from trying boondocking for any of these reasons, you might just reconsider.