Can RVs Camp Overnight at Cabela’s?

Photo courtesy of Benedict’s Bus Service RV ownership sure doesn’t come cheap. Once you get over the initial financial hurdle of purchasing your vehicle, there’s a whole slew of other costs that await you. You have to pay for fuel for your RV, must-haves like a generator (which also needs fuel), and any other maintenance and repairs that come up …

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Can I Camp in a Walmart Parking Lot?

While planning my camping trips this past summer, I was surprised to find that some Walmarts do not allow RVs to park overnight. I did find out with a few phone calls and an app, that there are some Walmarts that still allow boondocking. The reassuring answer to my question is yes, some Walmarts still welcome RVs overnight. When you …

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Best Camper Trailers for a Family (with 35 Examples)

Here are 35 great examples of camper trailers for families. In looking at different camper trailers, I tried to decide which ones met the needs of my growing family best. There were certain things to look for. I had learned that much from experience. The best camper trailers for families are those with good storage, bunk beds, and external kitchens …

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Eatin’ Good: 10 Tiny Trailers with Pull-out Kitchens

You love towing trailers, be those larger travel trailers or even tiny teardrops. That said, the lack of space afforded in a trailer compared to an RV can be problematic, especially if you enjoy cooking. You tend to get just a tiny kitchen nook in most trailers. That makes cooking elaborate meals impossible. If you’re tired of eating frozen meals, …

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How Much Does a Truck Camper Cost?

A truck camper, also known as TC, is not a vehicle on its own, but a camper specifically designed to fit over the cab of your regular or long-bed pickup truck.  It is sometimes referred to as a slide-in or cab-over camper.  These campers are versatile and loved by many for the ability to go anywhere your truck can go. …

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Upgrading the Camper with Friction Fit Shelves

The travel trailer virgins made their first primitive camping foray over a four-day and three-night weekend. By primitive we mean there was no Wi-Fi. Heck, there was no phone service. We still had full hookups including, of course, water, sewer, and electricity. But not being able to have Netflix or Amazon Prime on the TV made a rainy weekend less …

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Gifford Woods State Park (VT) has Awesome Autumn Camping

Photo Courtesy of VTStateParks.com Deep in the woods of Vermont is a treasure of a campground for autumn. Gifford Woods State Park offers a quiet, wonderful place to go camping in the fall. The roads can be narrow, so campers with large RVs should call ahead for size restrictions. That aside, not only are there trails and sports at the …

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Do RVs Have Wi-Fi?

How many times has this happened to you? You leave your house and go out for a while. During your adventures, you assume your phone is connected to the Wi-Fi, only to find out the hard way that wasn’t the case when you get slammed with an astronomical data overage on your bill. It’s easy to get blasé about Wi-Fi …

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My DIY Side-to-Side Camper or RV Leveler that Cost Under $15

The travel trailer virgins survived their first trip – 86 miles – and first problems – no wifi, no highspeed wifi through the mobile hotspot, TV blew up, water failed (to the trailer, not IN the trailer). It was still fun and besides that, we saw a brilliant side to side leveling system. According to Amazon (the source of all …

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Can I Use Car Air Fresheners to Keep My RV Smelling Fresh?

Every RV owner knows that their RV can be a home away from home when on the road. It’s one of the many benefits of having an RV. Just like your home, you want your RV to be a welcoming and cozy space. Achieving a fresh and inviting smell is important when you will be not only driving, but eating, …