Big box stores and business’ that offer overnight RV parking are now crowded with campers of every shape and size. With that, there’s been an influx of disrespectful campers who totally ignore the overnight RV parking rules and are downright trashing the place! Because of lack of parking etiquette, businesses and municipalities are telling RVs and vanlifers to hit the road!
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.
You need to think twice if you’re going to park your RV in a Walmart parking lot to catch some Z’s. Walmart overnight parking is coming to an end; even for stealth campers! But, for what reasons is Walmart rolling up the welcome mat and telling RVs, Vanlifers and even car campers to go take a hike?
Did you know that there are thousands of RV friendly places where you can park for free for an overnight? In fact, there are ways you can travel across the United States without paying for a single campground! I mean, why pay a campground or RV park $35-$50 a night just to pull in for the night to get some sleep? Let’s take a look at where to find these free RV overnight parking options.
As full-time RVers, most of us have heard the parking terms boondocking, moochdocking and lotdocking however, there’s also another called Farmdocking. Farmdocking is when Farmers (or Ranchers) permit an RVer to park on their farm in lieu of helping with chores. Payment is in the form of work.