If you’re wanting to take your motorhome, fifth wheel or other camper boondocking or dispersed camping, it’s important to strategically plan everything for your RV boondocking adventure. From gray and black tank management, water conservation to grocery shopping and menu planning, we will show you how we prepare your RV for boondocking. This will take your off-the-grid camping experience to a whole new level.
Most RVers will tell you that visiting Quartzsite is a one and done RV destination. One week every January lures RVers to the sleepy little town. And then they all leave. Or most of them. However, so not the case for us! In the last days of 2018, we made our third pilgrimage to Quartzsite and enjoyed the town’s quirkiness and open air natural environment that we look forward to our next return.
Never in a million years did we think we’d being doing this thing called boondocking when we bought even our first RV. But it didn’t come without learning what necessary RV gear to have when we’re out there boondocking off the grid. So before going blindly on your first boondocking experience, you’ll want to read what absolute must-have boondocking gear you’ll need to survive and enjoy dispersed camping off the grid.
We admit, our first boondocking off the grid experience absolutely sucked! We were ill-prepared and inexperienced so we failed miserably. Since, we’ve learned, practiced, and mastered it. So now, we can share why we’ve come to love camping out in the wild off the grid. And, since we’re better prepared and knowledgable, there’s really reason why we need to go to a park or campground. Let’s see if RV boondocking fits your RV lifestyle.
There’s nothing more euphoric than the smell of bacon and eggs frying in a cast iron pan over a campfire on a cool, crisp Autumn morning. Watching pancakes being poured onto the griddle completes the perfect Norman Rockwell camping scene. But before we can get to the bacon-smelling part, you’re going to need the best campfire cooking gear and supplies, some grilling tools and cast iron cookware to help prepare your camping meals.
Since early 2017, we’ve grown to love dispersed camping and the boondocking lifestyle. Through the years, we’ve become proficient at it. And, we’ve put together a humorous spin on it that maybe you can relate on how to succeed at RV boondocking.
In the past few weeks, we’ve connected with Battle Born Batteries to form a partnership through a social media collaboration. We are excited to take on this relationship with this amazing company. We will be utilizing our blog and social media venues to share our experiences and feedback to not only, Battle Born Batteries but also nomadic and boondocking RVers, Campers and the boating community who are seeking greater energy storage options.
Since we’ve been boondocking periodically for over a year now, we’ve become more appreciative and better stewards of the natural surroundings, land, properties where we boondock. We try to remember that our journey and destinations aren’t just about us. Continue reading “Dispersed Camping and Boondocking Etiquette”
If you enjoy boondocking or living off the grid but are stumped by how to empty your RV holding tanks without moving your fifth wheel, travel trailer or towable camper, you’ll want to check out our solution!
The whole point of RV boondocking is to camp in quiet, remote places whether it’s on BLM land, on the beach, on a farm or in someone’s driveway. However, that comes with a price. Six months into our newfound boondocking enjoyment, we decided to upgrade our fifth wheel with solar panels and an efficient energy management system.