While many Texans flock to the beaches of South Padre Island to escape the summer heat, there are less-crowded beaches just a little farther north, where RV camping on the beaches of the Gulf Coast is permitted and encouraged. Better yet, camping is either free or included with a low-cost entry pass.
Tag archives: boondocking
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.
This is the third and final in a three-part series of debunking myths about boondocking. If you've been holding back from trying boondocking for any of these reasons, you might just reconsider.
It's summertime and boondocking is easy and free - until we need to run the A/C!
Boondocking is camping without hookups. Yet 80% of Boondockers Welcome hosts generously offer electric, water, or both. Let's be sure hosts know how much we travelers appreciate this option!
This is the second in a three-part series of debunking myths about boondocking. If you've been holding back from trying it for any of these reasons, you might just reconsider.
One of our amazing members, Malcolm Sandy of Terry and Malcolm took the time a good while back to write an account of their first trip as Boondockers Welcome members; it was also their first real trip as RVers to boot! It's definitely a story of perseverance and generosity, and we're so glad that we finally have a place to share it. And we're happy to say that they've stuck with it and remain founding members and have hosted over 30 guests on their property!
This is the first in a series of "member stories" posts that we'll be featuring on a regular basis.
This is the first in a three-part series of debunking myths about boondocking. If you've thought you didn't have what it took to boondock in your rig, read along and you might be surprised!
Most RVers would not give much thought to equipping their rig for boondocking unless they plan to actually do it - go boondocking that is - in the traditional sense of camping out “in the boonies” with no services for days or weeks at a time. But there are many added advantages to being boondocking-ready!