Category archives: Boondocking

Camping without hookups, sometimes called "dry camping" or "freedom camping"

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Off Season Travel: Advantages and Disadvantages

We consider ourselves lucky to have the option to travel at any time of year. It’s September now and we’re currently traveling in Newfoundland and plan to be here until mid-October. We chose this time of year so we could finish our tour of the province at a time when we could catch the Celtic Colors Festival as we pass through Cape Breton Island before returning home to Ontario.

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Fixin’ to Boondock: Five Steps to Help You Prepare

“Fixin’” is a real word here in the South! It’s a word that conveys intentionality and serious purpose with a commitment to follow through. Don’t confuse it with “fixins”, which means the dozens of side dishes you plan on serving with Thanksgiving dinner.

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Our 6 favorite places in New Mexico

The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta in New Mexico is probably one of the most popular festival destinations for RVers every year. If you’ve not been to it, I’m sure it’s on your bucket list. If not, it should be! It also provides the perfect excuse to spend a few extra weeks exploring New Mexico. They call it the land of enchantment for a reason. New Mexico is possibly the most colorful and interesting state in the union.

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Marianne's Guide to Boondocking at the Grand Canyon

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.

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Photo credit: Jack Huber
Photo credit: Jack Huber

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.