5 Essential RV Dump Station Rules

If you’re an RV newbie, the correct procedures at the dump station can seem rather confusing. Getting used to the novel world of dumping human waste can be unnerving for RV newbies, but follow a few simple rules, and it will be trauma free! Dumping your tanks doesn’t have to be a big production, it is really very simple. By following proper dump station procedures, you’ll be in and out in a jiffy!

Don’t Be This Guy!

1. Black Water First, Gray Second

Always dump the RV’s black tank first. It helps to …

11 Tips for RV Camping in High Winds

There are things you can do to reduce the impact of the wind on your RV while camping, as well as reduce any potential damage.

1) Point the Nose of Your RV Into the Wind

If possible, park your RV with the front end into the wind. For a motorhome, you might park it with the tail to the wind, to prevent windshield damage. The front end of a travel trailer or 5th Wheel are aerodynamically designed for highway speeds, so you’ll have a lot less rocking and noise, compared to the wind …

Why NOT to Have a Composting Toilet in Your RV

While there is a huge interest in using a composting toilet in an RV, instead of the conventional, flushable RV toilet, especially from those with a desire to live a sustainable, green, off grid lifestyle, there are many environmental reasons, as well as practical and financial reasons, to NOT install a composting toilet in your RV.

Composting toilets generally cost around $1,000, so they are not cheap. They are flushless, and are designed to compost human waste into a rich soil for planting in a garden. Unfortunately, it takes several months for …

How to Find Free RV Boondocking Spots

As a fulltime RVer, I have mapped out suitable areas for boondocking. I stay west of the Rockies, where most of the free camping and BLM land is.

One thing to consider when boondocking with your RV is appropriate roads for your particular rig; an Expedition vehicle, a 4×4 truck camper, or a 4×4 truck towing a micro-lite trailer can go deeper off the beaten path than a Class A, B or C motorhome.

It is highly recommended, to check out any boondocking area by car, before you take a motorhome in, especially

Staying Connected Online From Your RV

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If you are traveling, and especially, if you like to go boondocking off grid in your RV, you often won’t have cellphone service, or an internet connection. That is a simple fact. In order to optimize your chances of getting cell service while on the road, and while off grid, most fulltime RVers go with Verizon or AT&T, because they have the widest coverage, as well as the strongest signals. Check your area coverage maps for all the cell providers in your area, …

Pre-Flight RV Check List

Before you take off in your RV, there are a lot of little things to remember before pulling out. It’s a great idea to create a checklist which you can use to remember all the vital steps. What should be on such a checklist? Below are a few ideas to get you started.

Check Your Tires

One of the most important things to do is to check the pressure in your tires. The wrong tire pressure in your motorhome, trailer or truck tires, either too much or too little, will create a risk …

5 Newbie RV Mistakes

Your first RV is exciting, and will open a whole world of exciting and new travel experiences. Although you may be eager to get started on your first trip, please heed the tips below to make sure you don’t make a ‘newbie’ mistake. Here are a few RVing mistakes which are common to newbies.

(1) Failure to Educate Yourself

Your new RV has several systems which you will need to know how to use, before you go on your first trip. Before you even buy your first RV, spend some time on RV …

Camping Furniture You Should Have For Your Next Trip

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Camping conjures up images of campfires, tents, sleeping bags and generally roughing it. However, now there are so many pieces of furniture available for use in camping, you can deck out your campsite to look almost as good as your home. There are lounge chairs available, ottomans, tables and lamps to recreate a living area around a campfire. Portable kitchen areas will provide preparation areas and grills for a versatile dining experience. Your tent no longer has to consist of a sleeping bag on the hard ground but can include beds, tables …

Bryce Canyon – a stunning travel destination

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The state of Utah is home to lots of beautiful National Parks, and Bryce Canyon National Park ranks as one of the three most magnificent and awe inspiring.

First, Bryce Canyon isn’t a canyon, it’s the spectacular edge of the Paunsaugunt Plateau, a place where intricately carved towers and archways of stone shimmer in a dazzling array of color under the bright sun.

The rock in Bryce Canyon is composed of layer after layer of sedimentary deposits, deposited millions of years ago, when the area was at the bottom of a lake. …

Arizona!

The Grand Canyon State, is a unique place; the weather in AZ is so warm, that one could wear shorts all year around. In fact, I do!

This is because I live in the AZ desert. Arizona has many, many diverse areas that have different environmental landscapes. The northern part of Arizona, right around the Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon, gets more rainm and is considerably cooler than the southern region of the state. On the west side of the state, are the lower deserts and the Colorado river, it’s warm. Yuma, Lake …

Popular Travel Destinations in Utah

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When looking for a desert expedition and trekking ranges with a beautiful view, the western state of Utah is the way to go. Treading the busy roads and bus stops you are bound to be astounded by the inherited landscape and arid deserts and sand dunes. A multitude of Rocky Mountains and creek reservoir makes it the ultimate adventure for all the travel folks visiting this pleasant state of America. Utah has quite the reputation for attracting adventure thirsty travellers to try its explorative quests.

Great Salt Lake:
Looking for a quiet escape …

Off Leash Walk Colorado River Laughlin RV Boondocking

Walking my Mexican hairless dog off leash along the Colorado river, near the Avi Casino in Laughlin NV, while boondocking in the parking lot.

Laughlin Boat Tour Fulltime RV Boondocking

The Riverside Hotel and Casino in Laughlin NV has a nice boat tour of the Colorado River, from Davis Dam through Bullhead City.

Free Boondocking Laughlin Riverside Casino Camping

Blacktop boondocking in the Riverside Casino parking lot in Laughlin NV.

Searching 4 Telephone Cove NV Fulltime RV Boondocking

I continue to look for Telephone Cove Rd from Laughlin NV. Can’t find it.

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Fulltime RV Laughlin Bullhead City Shopping and Services

Running errands around Bullhead City, and showing you guys some stuff you might need when RVing around here. Bullhead City AZ is where the shopping and services are for Laughlin NV.

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Lake Mojave AZ side. Fulltime RV

Again, fruitless searching for free boondocking! They got the AZ side locked down!

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Scouting Laughlin-Bullhead City AZ for RV Boondocking

Once again, fruitless searching for free boondocking sites I found on the internet.

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Cal Nev Ari RV Campground between Vegas and Laughlin

A reasonably priced RV park in the stretch of desert between Vegas and Laughlin. Quiet, pleasant, wide open views, good place to let the dog run!

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2015 Las Vegas Area Snow Fulltime RV

I landed in Cal Nev Ari, between Vegas and Laughlin. It snowed all day New Year’s Eve, but sunny and melting on New Year’s day. Didn’t want to boondock at the lake or in a casino parking lot in a below freezing snow storm. It’s nice here, Toto gets to run!

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Laughlin Casino Camping Cheap Free Boondocking Tour

Drive around to the different casinos, checking out the parking options. This is all dry camping, no hook ups. Found out later the Riverside RV park is $99 a week.

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