Category archives: Campgrounds

Tips for using campgrounds

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7 apps and services that can help you save money on your next camping trip.
7 apps and services that can help you save money on your next camping trip.

If you have been traveling in an RV for a while you know that campground prices can be really expensive. Especially when they add up while you are on an extended vacation or traveling full-time. Here are some of the sites and apps we have found that can help with the expense of camping:

- Boondockers Welcome
- Passport America
- Good Sam Club
- National, Provincial, and State Parks
- iOverlander
- Harvest Hosts
- AllStays

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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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Top 9 reasons to buy a fifth wheel for full-time RV living
Top 9 reasons to buy a fifth wheel for full-time RV living

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 contributors, Jack Huber, went through the process of deciding what to buy and details the top 9 reasons why he chose a fifth wheel for his rig.

1. Superior towing
2. Living space
3. More camping stability
4. Basement storage
5. No toad
6. Purchase Price
7. Cost of Operation
8. Access to smaller campgrounds
9. Major vehicle issues cause less living consequences