Army Corp of Engineers COE Campgrounds

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

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USB Ceiling Fan DIY Project for RV Boondocking

This is a very simple RV DIY project you can do for around $30, or less. Likewise, it works best if your RV has  a carpeted ceiling. All you need is a USB fan, a USB battery pack, and some industrial strength velcro. First, velcro the fan’s stand, with the…

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Boondocking Around Flagstaff Arizona During the Summer

Once the weather turns HOT down in Quartzsite and Yuma, it’s time for the Snowbirds to migrate north. Many Snowbirds simply return to their homes in Canada, or Back East. However, many full timers drive to the forests of the Pacific Northwest for cool weather. However, you may only need…

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Boondocking Safety Tips for Women

The idea of RVing and boondocking alone can be intimidating, especially if you’re a woman. As a woman, you must be armed with both experience and common sense. But in most places, RVers and boondockers are friendly and neighborly. They’re just good people, who are there to enjoy solitude and…

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RV Rainwater Collection When Boondocking

I have a simple set up for RV rainwater collection 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…

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10 Tips for RV Water Conservation While Boondocking

Many newbie RVers are disappointed to find that their freshwater only lasts for two or three days. They use it, as if they have an unlimited supply, like at their house, or a full hook up campground. But there are tricks newbie RV boondockers can learn, to make freshwater last…

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Safety Tips for Solo RVing

Taking a few common-sense precautions, and 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. Always be aware of…

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