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 RV Boondocking in Bear Country

You want to see a bear; they are beautiful, smart and powerful. But bears are also very dangerous. This is especially true when you live in an R.V. Camping in state or national parks, or boondocking on public lands will bring you into bear country. You may have seen videos…

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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. RVs are designed with campgrounds in mind, with hookups for electricity, water, and sewer. But they can function nearly as well when parked out ‘in the boonies’. If your dream is to boondock in…

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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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