8 Essential RV Boondocking Tips for Newbies

RV boondocking; the sense of solitude, the vast natural vistas, and it’s free! It will be just you, the sky, the mountains, the birds, the trees, and your RV, with a real kitchen, a full bathroom, and a queen size bed! RV boondocking may be more popular then ever, but…

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Army Corp of Engineers COE Campgrounds

The Army Corps of Engineers (COE) dates all the way back to 1779, and among the many public works projects, the United States Army Corps of Engineers built many dams on rivers around the country, and with those, they also built campgrounds. These campgrounds can offer great RV camping opportunities,…

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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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Tips for Fueling Up Your RV

Pulling into a gas station in can be a high stress ordeal for newbie Rvers; the challenge is maneuvering such a large vehicle around in a small space. If you drive a truck camper or a class B van, then most any gas station will do, but the bigger your…

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Utah’s Spectacular National Parks

The National Parks of Utah have some of the most surreal and other wordly landscapes in America, and rightly belong on the “must see” list of any RVer and boondocker. Magnificent and towering red sandstone cliffs, deep, wooded canyons, unusual rock formations and ancient petroglyphs attract visitors from all over…

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Motorhome vs Towable?

When you decide you want to become an RVer, you immediately face a choice; should you buy a towable, or a motorhome? There are deeper variations of these two choices, such as a truck campers, tent trailers, and 5th wheels, but the first narrowing down will be, picking between a…

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