RV Living Archive

Van Life FAQ – Answers to Popular Questions About Van Life

This van life FAQ answers some of the most popular questions we’ve received about camper van life and what’s it’s like to live out of a van full time. We hope this information is helpful in your van life research. If you have additional

Full Time RVing Costs: Van Life Edition – November 2017

What does it cost to live out of a camper van full time? In this post we share the seventh month of variable van life costs for full time travel. Continue reading for a detailed breakdown of costs. For a six month average, watch

Is Costco Membership Worth It? Ways to Save Money at Costco

“Is Costco membership worth it?” Well, the answer is different depending on who you ask and how they use their membership. Joe and I have been Costco members since 2005 and we have done the calculation. For us, a Costco membership is absolutely worth

Full Time RVing Costs: Van Life Edition – October 2017

What does it cost to live out of a camper van full time? In this post we share the sixth month of variable van life costs for full time travel. Continue reading for a detailed breakdown of costs. For a six month average, watch

Evergreen Aviation Museum McMinnville Oregon

Want to see the Spruce Goose and spend the night at an air museum? Harvest Hosts members can spend the night for free at the Evergreen Aviation Museum in McMinnville, Oregon. What’s better than spending the day exploring the two large hangars filled with

RV Camping Portland Oregon – Portland Fairview RV Park

Oregon is a delightful place to spend the summer. Whether you’re exploring a big city like Portland, the high-desert town of Bend or the charming port city of Astoria, there is something for everyone. Although we shy away from big cities, we were happy

Full Time RVing Costs: Van Life Edition – September 2017

What does it cost to live out of a camper van full time? In this post we share the fifth month of variable van life costs for full time travel. Continue reading for a detailed breakdown of costs. For a six month average, watch

Cape Lookout State Park – Camping Along the Oregon Coast

The Oregon Coast is stunning. It doesn’t matter if you’re at a scenic overlook or camping along the coast, there are plenty of ways to appreciate the Pacific Wonderland. Although we didn’t drive the entire 364 mile stretch of Highway 101, we spent quite

Crater Lake Camping – Mazama Campground Crater Lake National Park

To enjoy all the beauty that Crater Lake National Park has to offer, plan to stay a while. With over 90 miles of hiking trails, a 33 mile scenic drive, and ranger lead programs, there is no shortage of activities at this park. For

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