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,…

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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…

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Getting Rid of Rodents in Your RV

If you love the great outdoors, and spend a lot of time boondocking, or camping in wilderness campgrounds, you are likely to pick up a few unwelcome visitors. Here is what you need to know about those pesky little critters — and how you can get rid of them, and…

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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…

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Staying Connected Online From Your RV Internet

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,…

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Finding Free RV Dump Stations on the Road

There are a few free options on the road for dumping your black and grey tanks, and refilling the fresh. Here are a few tips to help you to find free locations for dumping and filling. Mark these locations on your paper map, in case you don’t have cell phone…

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Dangerous Animals When Traveling

Unless the entire vacation is going to be spent locked in the RV, chances are, your family is going to encounter some local wildlife.  Fortunately, the vast majority of wildlife is harmless. The most dangerous animal in the world, statistically speaking, is the mosquito.  Most breeds of mosquito come out…

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