California Archive

Things to Do in Los Angeles – San Fernando Valley Edition

Joe and I lived in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles before we hit the road full time. We still come back to spend time with family, catch up with friends and visit some of our favorite places. This is a short

Beach Camping Ventura, CA – Rincon Parkway Beachfront RV Camping

One of our favorites Ventura Beach camping spots is Rincon Parkway. This campground offers beachfront RV camping along the Pacific Ocean in Ventura, California. For a fee, RVers can claim a parking space as their “beach home.” We’ve camped at Rincon Parkway three times now.

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

Tahoe Valley Campground – Camping in South Lake Tahoe

Famous for its incredible cobalt blue color, Lake Tahoe is the second deepest in the U.S. at 1,645 ft. Before we said goodbye to the Sierra Nevada mountain range, we decided to spend some time exploring South Lake Tahoe. As much as we enjoy dispersed

Mono Lake Camping – Free Camping in the Sierra Nevada Mountains

Camping options are abundant in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. From free off-grid camping spots to resorts with full amenities. When the option is available, we usually prefer free camping on public land. That’s how we found this scenic Mono Lake camping spot right along a

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

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

Vineyard Camping Paso Robles, CA – Rio Seco Vineyard & Winery

When we set out on this journey in 2015, Rio Seco Vineyard & Winery was the first place we called home. Before leaving the Central Coast for the Sierra Nevada, we decided to spend a few nights camping on our favorite vineyard in Paso Robles. Tom

Elks Lodge RV Parking – Affordable Dry Camping and Full Hookup RV Parking

One of the perks of being an Elk is having access to RV parking at Elks Lodges around the United States. The cost and amenities do vary from lodge to lodge, but it’s typically more affordable than other options in the area. Plus, we know

Free Camping Mojave National Preserve – Banshee Canyon

Throughout the United States, there are beautiful free camping spots on public land and national forests. Our most recent off grid camping adventure lead us to a great free camping spot in the Mojave National Preserve. Most of these spots are considered off grid