What is happening to make camping so expensive these days? Camping used to be cheap fun; especially with RVs! Gone are the days of $10-15 per night campsite fees. Even before the global pandemic, we noticed the sudden uptick in escalating camping fees. But at what cost? Why has simple camping become pretty much a rich man’s game?
Camping in bear country doesn’t have to be scary as long as you understand bear behavior. But, before setting out on your camping trip, know that there are some important bear safety rules you need to know to keep you and your family safe.
Outdoor games are the perfect venue to get your kids off the couch and outside! Setting up cornhole, yard jenga and a few other yard games at your campsite, you can watch your family and friends bond and make memories. These games are also a great way to make new friends!
Theft is on the rise everywhere! But campsite theft in campgrounds and RV parks is getting out of control. But who’s responsibility is it and how do your keep your your camping gear and belongings from becoming a target for thieves? We’ll talk about some very useful campsite theft prevention tips that will help protect your personal property whether camping in an RV or tent camping.
Some older RVs motorhomes or campers may not be welcome at some RV parks because of the 10 year rule. Your RV may be denied entrance or even a reservation because its’ age. Does your motorhome, older fifth wheel, travel trailer or other RV fit in this criteria?
When we started full-time RVing, our biggest concern was how to find Campgrounds and RV parks that would accommodate our RV fifth wheel toy hauler. Now, several years later, we’ve mastered how to locate great campsites through several different resources.
While exploring Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota, we camped at Cottonwood Campground inside the park. It’s located just five miles from the National Park’s South Unit park entrance. Our plans were originally to camp three nights. Due inclement weather, we ended up staying a few more days. But it was more than the cold rain that kept us there!
Located just outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Town and Country Campground and RV Park is a short drive to Twin Cities’ Mall of America, Valley Fair, and other cool places to visit in the area. We stayed here while visiting our son’s family near Shakopee. However, we must give you a heads up, our stay was not what we expected!
Did you know there is actually an amazing beachfront campground in the desert of Arizona? Cattail Cove State Park Campground has a white sand beach, boat ramp, and 61 campsites right on Lake Havasu. This picturesque Arizona State Park campground offers a broad spectrum of activities for all to enjoy. Read more of what we have to say in our Cattail Cove State Park Campground Review!
When we visited Joshua Tree National Park in December 2017, we were forced to take refuge for a few days at Joshua Tree Lake RV & Campground in California due to inclement weather and a short-term illness. Here’s our campground review of the RV park and campground.