Why Is RV Living So Popular?

Why Is RV Living So Popular?

RV Living is a rapidly growing trend in the USA. "RV Unit Shipments" have seen year over year growth for the last nine years. In fact, the annual number of shipments has almost tripled since 2009. But, why?! RV camping isn't a new idea. It's been a "thing" since the 50s. However, the perfect storm [...]

Top 5 Free Camping Sites for Solar Eclipse 2017

Top 5 Free Camping Sites for Solar Eclipse 2017

The 2017 Solar Eclipse is quickly approaching - on August 21st to be exact. We've heard many reports of campgrounds along the path of totality being booked up a year in advance! If you can't find a reservation - fear not - we have a list of five FREE camping spots to view the solar [...]

Sand Dunes Recreation Pools & RV Park // Hooper, Colorado

Sand Dunes Recreation Pools & RV Park // Hooper, Colorado

After a week of boondocking in the San Luis Valley, it was time to get hooked up to electricity at an RV Park. Little did we know we were about to stumble upon the hippest RV park we've ever been to! Sand Dunes Recreation Pools & RV Park is located in Hooper, CO - just [...]

The Art of Free Camping // Tips and Techniques from Drivin’ & Vibin’

The Art of Free Camping // Tips and Techniques from Drivin’ & Vibin’

As fulltime-traveling RVers on a budget, we’ve found that RV park fees can be a financial drain. And, all too often, the experience lacks nature and character. In this article we’ll share the methods and tools we use to find free (or cheap) camping that also inspires the soul! There’s No Such Thing as a [...]

Free Camping at Rio Grande del Norte National Monument

Free Camping at Rio Grande del Norte National Monument

We left the amenities of Monte Verde RV Park in Angel Fire (NM) en route for Colorado and beautiful free camping sites. Before crossing the border we decided to spend a few more nights along the Enchanted Circle. Cebolla Mesa Campground is a free boondocking site located on the Rio Grande Gorge, just a few [...]

Monte Verde RV Park // Angel Fire, New Mexico

Monte Verde RV Park // Angel Fire, New Mexico

Our northward journey through New Mexico continued as we left Santa Fe in route for The Enchanted Circle. We set up basecamp at Monte Verde RV Park in Angel Fire - it's located in a beautiful valley just 20 miles from Taos! Here’s the Breakdown: Location: Angel Fire, New Mexico GPS: 36.4119, -105.2942 Date / Temp: [...]

Top 5 Outdoor RV Gear

Top 5 Outdoor RV Gear

With summer in full swing, we thought it would be helpful to share our top 5 pieces of Outdoor RV Gear. This "Five for Friday" list is a collection of items we've found extra useful for enjoying life outside the RV. Watch the Video #1 - Outdoor RV Mat An outdoor RV mat is the first piece [...]

Enchanted Trails RV Park on Historic Route 66

Enchanted Trails RV Park on Historic Route 66

We finally made it to our first major destination on this stretch of the journey! We pulled into Albuquerque with hopes of exploring the old town and historic Route 66. Enchanted Trails RV Park was a great launching point for the adventure. Here’s the Breakdown: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrIzvnJA3CE Location: Albuquerque, NM GPS: 35.0601, -106.8099 Date / Temp: We camped [...]

Free Camping // Lake Meredith, Texas

Free Camping // Lake Meredith, Texas

After leaving Elk City we had two days to get to Albuquerque. Thanks again to Campendium & FreeCampsites, we were able to find multiple free camping options along the route. We decided to try out Lake Meredith because of numerous positive reviews - but, just 15 miles away, there is a free campsite that offers [...]

Free Camping (with Water & Electric) // Lake Elk City, Oklahoma

Free Camping (with Water & Electric) // Lake Elk City, Oklahoma

As this westward journey continues, we find ourselves on I-40 in search of free camping. Both of our beloved resources (Campendium & FreeCampsites) point us to Lake Elk City Park in Elk City, Oklahoma. The sites are free and offer complimentary water & electric hook ups! There is a strictly enforced four-day stay limit. Here’s [...]