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5 Day Yellowstone RV Trip Itinerary – The Best Way to Explore America’s 1st National Park

One of the best ways to see America’s first national park is in an RV. Joe and I spent four days exploring Yellowstone National Park in a Class B RV with Charley the yellow lab. In this post, I share our five day Yellowstone

South Dakota Road Trip – Explore the Black Hills and the Badlands

Get ready for an epic road trip through South Dakota! Whether you’re driving a car or an RV, you’re going to have an amazing time exploring the Black Hills and the Badlands of South Dakota. Give yourself at least two to three days to

Mather Campground – Camping Inside Grand Canyon National Park South Rim

Mather Campground is one of three campground options inside Grand Canyon National Park South Rim. Desert View Campground and Trailer Village are the other two options. With over 300 no hookup campsites for RV and tent camping, Mather Campground offers prime camping inside the

Best Way to Spend a Day in Santa Barbara – RV Parking and Things to Do in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, California is one of those beach towns that has it all. Spectacular views of the coastline and the mountain ranges, mild weather, great architecture, good food, rich history and a wide range of activities from paragliding and kayaking to yoga and wine tasting. There

DIY Camper Van Build: Converting a Passenger Van into a Basic Camper

When our friend Amir told us we could use his passenger van and convert it into a camper van, I was beyond excited! Having lived out of a professionally converted camper van, I was ready to take on our own DIY camper van build.

Cassette Toilet – What Is it? How Do You Use it? Where Do You Dump It?

What is a cassette toilet? How does a cassette toilet work? How do you dump a cassette toilet? These are some of the questions we get asked all the time about the cassette toilet system that we use for camper van life. We’ve been

Becoming Texans – Choosing a Domicile for Full Time RVing

In all of our research about full time RVing, one recurring topic is choosing a domicile state. While some RVers choose to keep their domicile state, others will pick a new domicile state. We chose Texas as our domicile state and in this post

Red Rock Canyon – Camping Near Las Vegas, Nevada

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is a peaceful oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the Las Vegas strip. For anyone looking for nature camping near Las Vegas, Red Rock Canyon Campground is a great option. After countless visits to Sin City,

Things to Do in New Orleans – Best Happy Hours, Sandwiches, Top Attractions & More

Music and food are two words that immediately come to mind at the mention of New Orleans. The French and Spanish traditions combined with Caribbean influences make the city one of the most unique places to visit in the United States. From the Garden

Boondocking at Cracker Barrel – Free Overnight RV Parking

Imagine you’re driving down the interstate, hungry, tired and ready to call it a night. Instead of pulling into a campground, you’re looking for a spot to boondock for the night in your RV. One overnight RV parking options is at Cracker Barrel. Keep