Boondocking Archive

Harvest Hosts Review – Overnight RV Camping at Wineries, Farms and More

Looking for unique overnight RV camping experiences? How would you like to wake up on a vineyard in California or on a farm in Florida? Harvest Hosts is a membership program that offers RVers unique camping opportunities across the United States and Canada. We

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

Dispersed Camping – Free Camping in National Forests

How would you like to wake up to birds singing and squirrels playing the next time you go camping? Maybe you’d like to get away from developed campgrounds for a change or save some money on camping. Dispersed camping in national forests offers all

Padre Island National Seashore – Beach Camping in Texas

Not far from Corpus Christi is Padre Island National Seashore, 70 miles of undeveloped barrier island along the coast of Texas. This costal wilderness is home to nearly 400 bird species and is the prime nesting beach for the Kemp’s ridley sea turtles. Padre

Flagstaff Camping – Free Camping in Coconino National Forest

Looking for Flagstaff camping options? Skip the campgrounds and head into the Coconino National Forest. Flagstaff, Arizona offers many free campsites among the ponderosa pines where tent campers and RVers can unwind. We have camped in the national forest three years in a row

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

Walmart RV Parking – Overnight Parking at Walmart Stores Around the U.S.

There are RV friendly businesses around the U.S. that allow overnight parking on their premises. These businesses range from farms and wineries to stores like Walmart and Cabelas. Since we started traveling full time in 2015, we have had our share of Walmart RV

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

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.