2020 was definitely one for the record books. While the COVID-19 pandemic was probably the top story for almost everyone both personally and business-wise, there were many other things, both related and unrelated to the pandemic, that made it one crazy year for Boondockers Welcome. Here are some highlights (and low-lights) for the year that was.
Category archives: Member Stories
Stories by members about their adventures with Boondockers Welcome
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 judgment, and I’ve been RVing for several years now.
Some of you may have had the privilege of staying at Alabama Vagabonds' host location, Big Daddy's Grill, Fish River Paradise. If you have, you will know that these hosts have been waiting several years to live out their RVing dreams. Well, they finally sold the business and are currently living life on the road. While we're extremely sad to lose such a great host, we are so happy they now get to be guests. Such is the purpose of this great community! With over 178 glowing references, we know you will miss them as well but have no fear, he may be visiting you soon. See our interview with him below.
This week's blog post is brought to you by Tiny Shiny Home.
After nearly 5 years of full-time travel, we’ve experienced every type of campsite
imaginable. State parks, city parks, county parks, fancy private resorts, super
scary cramped parks, national parks…you name it. And while each of them serve
their purpose, many were not what we imagined when we started our adventure.
The Boondockers Welcome team got together last week at the RVillage "Spirit of the Road" Rally at the beautiful Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida. We had such an amazing time! For those of you who missed it, here's the summary.
Occasionally we receive interesting photos or stories from our hosts and guests. Recently Sunny27 reached out to us with a photo from her visit with a host in France. We were so intrigued about her travels as she used four hosts during her adventure. We decided to ask her more questions about her experience with our European hosts.
“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.
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.