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Camper Van Life FAQ – Answers to Popular Questions About Camper Van Life

After we downsized from the Class A RV to a Class B van, the questions have been flooding in about what it’s like to live full time in a camper van. We hosted a live stream on our YouTube channel to answer some of

Things to Do in Los Angeles – San Fernando Valley Edition

After spending a good amount of time in the San Fernando Valley this year, I wanted to share a few of our favorite things to do in Los Angeles. Some of the activities are off the beaten path and most are what I consider

Rest Area – Overnight Parking For Cars, RVs, Trucks On the Highway

There’s nothing quite like the joy of seeing that “rest area” sign when you’re in need of a break. We’ve pulled into many rest stops around the United States and one thing we’ve learned is rest areas are not created equally. The number of parking

Overnight Parking at Truck Stops – Flying J, Pilot, Love’s and More

Did you know there’s free overnight parking at truck stops throughout the United States? The Flying J, Pilot and Love’s are some of the truck stops that offer designated overnight parking for big rigs, RVs and cars. Overnight Parking at Truck Stops Since we

Cassette Toilet – The Camping Toilet That Launched A Thousand Forum Threads

What is a cassette toilet? A cassette toilet is a permanent toilet with a portable black tank. This toilet system has been widely used in European RVs for decades. Now it’s making a splash in the North American market. Search for cassette toilet and

Boondocking – What Is It? Why Boondock? Where to Boondock? Is It Safe?

What Is Boondocking? Boondocking is camping without any hookups outside developed campgrounds. Federal agencies refer to boondocking as dispersed camping. Other terms used to describe boondocking include dry camping and off-grid camping. Boondocking Why Boondock? Boondocking can offer incredible views, serene surroundings, and time to

Kings Canyon National Park – Camping Near The General Grant Tree

Kings Canyon National Park in southern Sierra Nevada is home to some of the world’s largest trees. It’s difficult to comprehend the size of The General Grant Tree until you see the giant sequoia in person. There is so much to see and explore at Kings Canyon

Vineyard Camping Paso Robles, CA – Rio Seco Vineyard & Winery

When we set out on this journey in 2015, Rio Seco Vineyard & Winery was the first place we called home. Before leaving the Central Coast for the Sierra Nevada, we decided to spend a few nights camping on our favorite vineyard in Paso Robles. Tom

Beach Camping Ventura, CA – Rincon Parkway Beachfront RV Camping

There are several campgrounds to choose from if you’re looking for Ventura Beach camping options. One of our favorites is Rincon Parkway. This campground offers beachfront RV camping along the Pacific Ocean in Ventura, California. For a fee, RVers can claim a parking space as

Casino Camping – How to Find Overnight Parking at Casinos

Casino camping is so popular there’s even a website dedicated to RV friendly casinos around the United States and Canada. Some casinos offer free overnight parking in their parking lot while others offer full hookups for a fee. We’ve found casino camping to be a good