Summer RV Tips to Help Keep You Cool in the Summer

About the only places in North America with temperatures below 90-100 degrees in the summer are on the extreme Northwest or Northeast coasts, in the mountains above 7,000 feet, or in far north Canada or Alaska. If you can’t escape to a great, cool weather place for the summer, here…

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RV Rainwater Collection When Boondocking

I have a simple set up to collect rainwater off the roof of the motorhome while boondocking. During a recent desert storm, that lasted half a day, I collected around 25 gallons in 6 blue buckets. I could have collected more, if I had the storage! After collecting the run…

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Safety Tips for Solo RVing

Taking a few common sense precautions, and putting in place a few “just in case” measures, can go a long way to maintaining your peace of mind, and keeping you safe while RVing. Trust Your Instincts: The most important safety tool you have, are your eyes, ears and common sense.…

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Safety Tips for RV Boondocking in Bear Country

You want to see a bear; beautiful, smart, powerful, but also very dangerous, especially when you live in an R.V. and camp in state or national parks, or boondock on public lands. You may have seen videos of bears breaking into cabins, or just walking into someone’s home, and raiding…

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7 Essential Tips Before You Go RV Boondocking

There are those RVers who are boondocking full time, only occasionally going into an RV park. While RVs are designed with campgrounds in mind, with hook ups for electricity, water and sewer, they can function nearly as well when parked out ‘in the boonies’. If your dream is to boondock…

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Boondocking Basics

First, let’s define boondocking: RV camping out in the “boonies” (nature) with no designated sites, hookups, or facilities. Newbie RVers can have many fears and questions about boondocking. This isn’t the typical RV park experience! Some common questions and fears are, is it safe? How do you find boondocking spots?…

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Is Your RV Bug Out Worthy?

What is a bug out vehicle (BOV)? What does “bug out” mean? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, bug out is slang for “to depart especially in a hurry.” A bug out vehicle can quickly evacuate you and your family or from a natural or man made disaster, as well as…

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