Passport America advertises that you can save 50% at nearly 1,600 campgrounds. But, what's the catch? We'll explore the pros and cons of the discount program as well as some alternative options.
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Tips for using campgrounds
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.
When you're first starting the RV life it can be very overwhelming. Checklists for departing, arriving, etc. can be very helpful in ensuring you don't make mistakes. After a while, it seems to become second nature but even a seasoned RVer can benefit from having a checklist. We've posted a few articles recently about common mistakes RVers make, having a checklist can certainly help to prevent some of those mistakes.
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
- Harvest Hosts
Here are five camping apps we use and love:
4. Reserve America
One of the great things about traveling by RV is the ability to mix business with pleasure in a way that fits your lifestyle. An RV can make the perfect office for working during a road trip. It also provides a great platform to make money, which will allow you to travel more and live a more fulfilling lifestyle.
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.
Are you a planner? Or do you prefer to blow with the wind? There are pros and cons to each travel style and, as we learned this week, things can go wrong, no matter which you choose.
“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.