RV Livin’ Archive

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

Full Time RVing Costs: Van Life Edition – July 2017

What does it cost to live out of a camper van full time? In this post we share the third month of variable van life costs for full time travel. Full Time RVing Costs: Van Life Edition – July 2017: Statistics: Total Miles Driven:

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

The Perfect Camping Coffee Maker – Lightweight, Compact, Easy to Clean

When you’re enjoying the great outdoors, having a lightweight, compact and easy to clean camping coffee maker will make a big difference. More importantly, the coffee maker should brew a great cup of coffee. If you’re like me, there’s nothing like that first sip

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

Full Time RVing Costs: Van Life Edition – June 2017

What does it cost to live out of a camper van full time? In this post we share the second month of variable van life costs for full time travel. Full Time RVing Costs: Van Life Edition – June 2017: Statistics: Total Miles Driven:

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

Yosemite National Park – Upper Pines Campground in Yosemite Valley

Yosemite National Park is so breathtakingly beautiful, it almost looks surreal in person. From the scenic overlook at Tunnel View to the varying sights of Half Dome and the majestic falls throughout the park, it’s easy to fall head over heels for Yosemite. Camping

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