12 RV Boondocking Tips & Tricks for Newbies

Nearly all RVs are designed to be self-contained for camping. But new and off the lot, most RVs are not going to last more than a few days without hookups. Fortunately, there are many ways to help you boondock more efficiently. Below are some very useful boondocking tips and tricks.…

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7 Easy Steps to Get Started in the RV Lifestyle

Living the RV lifestyle is not as hard as it looks! Simply follow these seven easy steps, to get started on the adventure of a lifetime! #1 Decide on the right RV for You. It is perfectly OK to go window shopping for an RV at dealerships and RV shows.…

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Places to Find Fresh Water on the Road

If you have been dry camping for days, or even weeks, one of the first things you’ll need to do is fill up on fresh water. Here are a few tips on where to find it, other than a paid campground. Dump Stations This may be the first place to…

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4 Places to Avoid in Your RV

RV travel can either be carefree living or a total disaster. Without paying attention to road and weather conditions, your next move could end in tragedy. Driving on a Narrow Road with No Turnaround One of the scariest places for an RV to is at the end of a long,…

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RV Weight and Measurement Terminology

There are all types of weights and measurements in reference to RVs, and sometimes, it can be confusing. What does it all mean? Below, you will find some answers. If you are curious about your weight, many truck stops have scales, and they may be willing to weigh you. Also,…

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Snowbird RV Living in the Desert Southwest

Spending the winters in the Desert Southwest, particularly Arizona, is one of the cheapest ways to live for RVers. You have many options, from luxurious RV resorts, to basic RV parks, to BLM LTVAs and free boondocking, out in the desert. What makes the Desert Southwest Such a Great Place…

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Play It Safe with Fire! How to Build a Fire Pit.

Most RVers are aware of the need for campfire safety, but may not really think about a few simple rules, when they are setting up camp. Many wildfires get started unintentionally by careless campers. Many campsites, but not all, will have a fire pit properly situated and set up. But…

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The 7 Newbie Mistakes ANY RVer Can Make

Traveling and living in an RV takes a lot of thought and preparation and there are a lot of little things you need to keep in mind… so many things, that it’s easy to miss something. Let’s look at seven common, and easily avoidable, mistakes you can make as an…

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Tips for Towing a Trailer

Towing a trailer is not always simple. To make sure you are towing your trailer safely, you need to keep the following tips in mind. Weight Distribution One of the essential rules of towing a trailer is to evenly distribute the weight of your load as evenly as possible. As…

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