The open road is calling, and the attraction of full-time RV living becomes more attractive by the day. But what about the cost of RVing? How can you make the most of your RV lifestyle while keeping expenses in check? What monthly costs might be different for someone who travels in their RV compared to […]
There’s a difference between packing your RV for a camping trip for a week and packing your RV to live in full-time. We’ll focus on full-time RV living (since that’s the RV life we know best), and if you’re looking for storage ideas for your weekend RV trip, you’ll find some helpful tips and RV […]
Whether you’re planning to travel on a budget abroad or take a road trip a few cities away, traveling as a family can be a lot of fun, but along with the process can come some challenges. While we see plenty of Instagram-worthy travel moments online, we don’t usually see the lineups, change of plans, […]
Family vacation doesn’t have to break the bank. Here are some tips for family travel on a budget!
If 2023 inflation is hitting your family’s summer vacation budget like the price of eggs at the grocery store this spring, you’re considering some ways to save money on your summer family vacations. A week at Walt Disney World, flights to Jackson Hole, the Ocean Edge Resort in San Diego, or an expensive stay at […]
Since we started RVing in 2018, we’ve found ways to save money by RVing for free. Here’s how to find FREE RV Camping in US and Canada.
On top of the amazing winter climate, free camping in California brings lush vegetation in national forests to desert to mountain views – California has so many free camping options.
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Whatever your style of RV life (whether you travel full-time, stationary full-time, stationary over the summer, or simply take a few camping trips each year) we hope these tips and tricks will be helpful.
There are plenty of ways to keep your RV cool when the sun is heating up your rig, but whether you’re boondocking off grid in the desert or you’re trying to keep your rig cool while hooked up at an RV park means you’ll have different goals in mind.
BLM (Bureau of Land Management) offers free camping throughout the US, with the highest concentration of land in the desert Southwest.
Before we bought our first RV, we wondered what cooking was going to be like: Would we have to blow our budget eating out because the RV Kitchen was so small, and there’s limited counter space? Would we be making a diet out of hot dogs and marshmallows? Would we even get to experience a […]
You’ve probably heard of boondocking (or some reference to being down in the boondocks) and also dry camping, with some minor differences. Boondocking and dry camping are similar – You’re overnight parking, usually for free, with no hookups (water, electric, or sewer). What is the difference between Dry Camping and Boondocking? What Does Dry […]
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As a full-time RVing family, we often meet people on our travels who are a bit shocked, slightly envious, or even perplexed at how we travel as a family full-time and share 270 sq feet in our travel trailer between 5 of us. (I remember one woman listening to our story at a restaurant and […]
We cut our campground expenses in half during our second year on the road. Here are 9 ways we did that.