Category archives: RVing on a Budget

How to RV on the cheap

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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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Why This Full-Time RVer is Buying Land

This week's article is brought to you by Becca Borawski Jenkins (a former Boondockers Welcome guest and a soon-to-be new host). Becca is an editor at FinanceBuzz and also happens to be a full-time RVer. She has lots of financial advice for other RVers but in this article, she's going to explain why she and her husband have started buying land.

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It's a great time for RV modifications

We've all got a lot more free time on our hands right now. So, it's a great time to make some renovations and/or modifications to your RV. We recently spoke with Boondockers Welcome host and guest, Acme71, about the extensive modifications he's made to his two rigs. Get ready, this is a post for all you gear-heads!

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Perfect Gift for RVers Who Don’t Want More “Stuff”

Most RVers don’t want more “stuff”; they just don’t have space for it. This makes them tough to buy for, doesn’t it? Why not choose a gift certificate for something that’s all about experiences, instead? One that’s tailored to RVers and that they can use, not just once, but all year round.

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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.