Boondocking Archive

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

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

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

Boondocking at Cracker Barrel – Free Overnight RV Parking

Since we started traveling full time in an RV, we have relied on the friendliness of businesses like Cracker Barrel to reduce our RVing costs. Full and partial hookups are a luxury and we try boondock where ever we go. One of the best overnight RV parking options

Best Campgrounds – Favorite Camping Experiences Year One

There are great places to camp all over the United States. In the first year we put over 14,000 miles on the motorhome and traveled to 22 states. This is a collection of the best campgrounds we stayed at our first year of full time RVing.

Dispersed Camping – How to Find Free Camping in National Forests

Dispersed camping in National Forests is a great option for campers who want to get away from developed campgrounds. These primitive camping spots offer no amenities, except for the occasional fire pit. On our long drive from Ohio to California, we made it a point to

Boondockers Welcome Free Camping on Private Property

Boondockers Welcome is a great membership for RVers who enjoy boondocking. There are two types of memberships. Host membership is for RVers who have property to accommodate over night boondocking guests. Guest only membership is for RVers looking for overnight boondocking on private property. We

Bedner’s Farm Boynton Beach, Florida

One of our favorite areas in Florida stretches from Hollywood to Boynton Beach along the Atlantic Coast. We were especially taken by Fort Lauderdale and would consider spending a month or two exploring the area the next time we winter in The Sunshine State. About 30 miles north of Fort

Overnight Parking at Cabela’s

Throughout our travels, several RVers have shared with us that overnight RV parking is available at select Cabela’s locations around the United States. These spots are provided by Cabela’s for their customers. It wasn’t until a recent trip to the Cabela’s in Acworth, Georgia that we

Four Corners Monument RV Camping

We visited Four Corners Monument on our way from Mesa Verde to the Grand Canyon South Rim. This is the only quadripoint in the United States where four states come together and visitors can be in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah at the